Mountford Estate

SOLD - This listing was sold in March 2017
We present for sale, one of the well established and well known properties and brands in Waipara. Situated in an ideal location, with land gently sloping down to the north, the soils have proven to be ideally suited to the production of premium Chardonnay and Pinot Noir especially, as well as other varietals.

The total area of the property is 29.7 hectares. Of this, some 20 hectares is suitable for vineyard of which 9.9 ha is currently planted and in production, with approximately 4.4 ha of gully and 5.5 ha of steeper hill.

Buildings on the property include a large impressive two storied homestead, in a landscaped vineyard setting. There is separate self contained visitor accommodation. An expanded and refurbished winery with modern equipment meets the processing requirements for production from the vineyard. An attractive and well appointed tasting room facilitates cellar door and tasting presentations. An implement shed/office/staff facility, toilet block, stable, implement/deer shed complete the range.

Water for irrigation and general use is sourced from a spring on an adjacent property, flowing by gravity to 4 storage tanks and three storage ponds adjacent to the tanks. A pump system delivers the irrigation to the vineyard. All vines are dripper irrigated. Water for domestic use is sourced from the Hurunui Community Scheme.

There is some frost risk on this property. To date it has endured some frost damage in some vintages. Limitation of the frost threat has been met by a range of means in the past.

The property and wines produced from it, have a reputation for consistent high quality.

For sale as a going concern. Price by negotiation. Offers receivable up to 29 June 2016.

An Information Memorandum is available. Inspection is by appointment only.

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Listing Number: CIC43885

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Harcourts Christchurch City Commercial

Grenadier Real Estate Ltd

Licensed REAA 2008

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