Waimauku, 202 Fletcher Road
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- Listing Number: KM161216
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Wightman Farm, Waimauku is a full working farm approximately 35 kilometres from Downtown Auckland City and the vibrant Viaduct Harbour.
World class golf courses, wineries and the magnificent Muriwai Beach are literally on your doorstep.
With a total of approximately 118 hectares (291 acres.) currently in four titles this property offers exciting choices.
Farmers, Tourism Operators, Land Bankers / Investors should investigate what this iconic property has to offer.
The owners are currently running a flock of Coopworth breeding ewes's and are also are well known and respected in equestrian circles
The property does lend itself to either family ownership or alternatively a farm manager could take control with relative ease. Infrastructure is both practical and well maintained allowing the smooth continuation of existing farming practices.
Faithfully farmed for 4 generations ownership has been in the same family for over 100 years.
Visitors, local and overseas alike, to Wightman Farm are amazed that such a significant property still exists so close to New Zealand's largest city.
Well aware of the Farm's natural history wetlands and plantings have been protected for future generations and native birdlife flourishes.
A well-bred herd of Angus breeding cows have been run on the farm for many years and enjoy the wintering pad nature has provided.
The farm adjoins the spectacular Woodhill Forest and the current owners have had the opportunity to hunt deer that frequent the property.
To be offered for sale by International Tender (if not sold prior)
Expressions of interest for individual parcels will be considered.
|Property Name||Wightman Farm|
|Land area||Bush Area Hectare: 20, Hayable Hectares: 35, Area in Grass: 90, Cultivatable Hectares: 50|
|Location & services||Nearest Town: Waimauku, Rural Delivery (Yes), Schooling Primary: Waimauku, Bus Primary (Yes), Schooling Secondary: Kaipara / Auckland, Bus Secondary (Yes)|
|Property Type||Sheep & Cattle|
|House Details||Lounge Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Laundry, Insulation and Water heating|
|Property Features||Average rainfall (Average Rainfall/Climate: Approx 1300mm/ yr - temperature coastal)|
|Chattels remaining||On tender documents, Blinds, Drapes, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, TV aerial, Dishwasher, Curtains, Wash Taps, Domestic Water Pump|
|Aspect||All of them|
|Fencing||Fencing - Type & Condition: Excellent mix 7 wire, some 5 wire electric|
|Land contour||Flat (ha: 5), Hill: 20, Rolling: 90|
|Subdivision - No Paddocks||Main: 30, Holding: 2 - average about 2 ha|
|Soil Types||Redhills sand, relatively free draining|
|Weeds / pests||None|
|Water supply||3 yo grundles, pumped to 2 tanks either end of farm, gravity feed. Wireless tank monitor and pump control|
|Fertiliser||Good history but not for some time|
|Access & tracks||Excellent|
|Stockyards||Sheep and cattle|
|Land Usage||Sheep, Beef, Horses|
|Management Policy||Breeding finishing|
|Present Stock||CoopWorth Ewes, Angus Cows|
|Production||Lambing %: 156, Calving %: 85, Lamb Weights: 17.5kg|
|Sheds||Main Shedding: Two stand wool sheed, Haybarns: One derelict, Other Shedding: Workshop, impements, tackroom|
|Stock & Plant Available at Valuation||Yes|
|Going Concern||If desired|