Spence Dix and Co will offer for sale by auction “Masters” 442.72 Ha approximately 8kms South of Balaklava.
The property will be offered for sale as a whole 442.72 Ha or in six non contingent lots.
Lot 1 80.9 Ha. Lot 2 51.39 Ha. Lot 3 84.98 Ha. Lot 4 71.63 Ha. Lot 5 103.6 Ha and Lot 6 50.18 Ha
“Masters” is situated approximately eight kilometres south of Balaklava. The Balaklava to Erith and the Erith to Avon metal roads intersect the property in a north south and south west to north easterly direction.
The area is known as strong cropping and grazing country.
The long term rainfall average is considered to be approximately 320 mm to 330 mm.
The soils are principally a mixture of sand over clay, heavy clay and areas of heavier red
brown flats. There is some loose limestone.
Pastures are used as a break crop providing excellent feed. There is a strong base of medics
with grasses sprayed out.
Wheat is sown at approximately 110kg/ha with either DAP (cereals) or MAP (pastures)
applied with Zinc and a folia spray as required.
Mains water is connected with all sections except section 39 having their own meter. A tank
mounted on a trailer is used to supplement stock water as required.
Fencing varies in type and condition. General boundary and internal fencing consists of
timber posts, star droppers, two barbs with three plain wires. Pine treated posts with star
droppers, barb and plain wire with electric out rigger. Electric fencing is used during grazing
to provide smaller paddocks and better pasture management.
The improvements are on section 38 being 2278 Erith Road.
The improvements include:
Steel and rail sheep yards, crutching shed, machinery shed, workshop, elevated barn,
Lysaught flat bottom silo (about 400 bags) garage and some old ruins.
There is a 13,500 L poly tank with concrete spray unit pad.
There is a well about 70ft deep (45 ft to water ) Has pumped at 1500 gallons per hour.
Yields for Masters are considered to be around 2.6 tonne per Ha for Wheat and Barley. This
season Lot 5 averaged 3.6 t/Ha of Wheat.
Section 38 yielded 1.85 t/Ha of medic hay this season.
The house in the corner of allotment 2 (not lot 2) on Erith Road is a separate allotment and is
not included in this offering.
The boundary fence between the house and the allotment 2 is not the correct boundary.
Allotment 2 (not lot 2) has a tree lot and broom bush which could be utilised for sale in
The property will be offered for sale by auction on the 25th February 2014 at the Balaklava Sporting Complex at 1pm.
For inspection and further details contact Peter Taylor 0418 794 293
An inspection can be arranged by contacting the listed agent.
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