Feature home – Close to the coast low-input dairy farm

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HOUSE: The farm house at the property is complete with three bedrooms and an office. Photos supplied

Whether the idea is farming dairy, grazing or beef, this 77.5-hectare farm speaks
efficiency and reliability with simple systems.

CLOSE to the coast and near town, this property provides a rural lifestyle package worth checking in on.

Located just 20 minutes east of Whakatane, residing rurally is not too far from central necessities and the East Coast living offers a great mild climate for living and working.

The 77.5-hectare low-input dairy farm is situated at State Highway 2, Waiotahe, Opotiki.

The land is a good mix of natural contour – both flat and hill areas for maintaining a simple and efficient farming system.

It has the advantage of approximately 30ha of highly fertile flats with the balance a mix of medium to steeper hills.

The property is well subdivided into 42 paddocks and, for environmental and economic gains, bore water is reticulated to all paddocks.

Adding to the efficiently advantageous property is a 15-a-side herringbone cowshed, a beneficial system ideal for ensuring stock are comfortable entering and exiting the dairy as well as during milking.

The cowshed is complete with world leading technology Alfa Laval milking equipment, a key building block in the dairy processes.

At the rural property is a well maintained three-bedroom home for your living needs.

The home is complete with an office, which could be used as a fourth bedroom, a bathroom and two car parks.

Elevated on a hill side, the home overlooks stretches of green grass, a picturesque view on a clear and warm day.

More farming benefits to add to the purchase include a 120-square-metre implement shed and workshop, ideal for safely storing your larger equipment and maintenance tools for around the section and at home.

The green grass also stretches to a durable half round barn, to be used for what you need – hay storage, calf rearing or anything to assist your farming needs.

As a benefit for the livestock, the farm operates an all-grass system with no brought-in feed and all stock is wintered on, apart from yearlings.

This farm, whether for dairy, grazing or beef, has a good reliable production history from a simple farming system that is ready to be taken to the next level.


736 State Highway 2, Waiotahe
Agent: Rhys Mischefski
Phone: 07 307 1595 or 027 457 8718
Price: $2,300,000 +GST (if any)
Open home: View by appointment