Picturesque dairy farm that includes 2 homes, a registered Holstein herd, 51 kilograms of saleable milk quota, machinery & equipment, dairy barn and mechanic shop/machinery storage, land base of approximately 389+/- acres, 204+/- acres of farmland (of that about 110+- arable acres) and 185+- acres of forest.
Primary Residence: Main Farm House; Lovely farm house with 4 bedrooms (main floor master bedroom with views of the barn and three bedrooms upstairs), eat-in kitchen, large family room with patio doors leading to an in-ground and heated swimming pool with completely enclosed privacy fence, 2 bathrooms, living-room, office, and single drive-under garage.
INCLUDED: MAIN HOUSE:
WASHING MACHINE & DRYER
Secondary Residence: 2ND House; 26X32. This is a small 2-bedroom bungalow that would be perfect for additional family, as a rental or for farm employees.
INCLUDED: SECOND HOUSE
Land Remarks: Approximately 389+/- acres in total; 204+/- acres of farmland of that 110+/- are arable acres which has been systematically tile drained. There are usually 3 cuts each summer with enough feed produced to last the year, plus lots of excess feed being sold throughout the year. The 185 +/- forested acres consists of an approximate value of $100,000.00 of pulp that can be harvested and more land can be cleared. There are two fire ponds on the property, which reduce insurance costs. There is additional land available to rent.
LOCATION: All amenities and services are close by (10 minutes away) in Port Hawkesbury and area; Veterinarian, Farm Machinery Dealers, Feed Suppliers, shopping, hospital, schools (English and French Immersion), churches, Golfing Resort, marina and beaches.
CAPE BRETON, NOVA SCOTIA:
If you have never been to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, you are in for a treat! It s a step-back for some or a welcome change in pace for others. There are so many reasons to consider Cape Breton when you are looking at farming opportunities in the Eastern part of Canada, known as the Maritimes! The people they are as welcoming as May flowers, a lot like the old days when your neighbors would lend a helping hand. The scenery breathtaking; seeing for yourself is the only way to experience the vistas! The Culture diversified. Scottish influence is everywhere; music, humor and simple lifestyles. Farming, fishing and tourism are the top industries in the area. There are 22 dairy farms in Cape Breton and 3 of those dairy farms on Riverside Road (down the road)! Nova Scotia has some of the leading hospitals in the country. Education is top-notch: Agricultural College and Universities are nearby. Sport and leisure activities are plentiful: hockey, golf, swimming, soccer, dance, socializing, and music are just a few.
Barn: Dairy Barn; main section 38x72 & 48x52, second section; 40x100 plus 16x32. This free-stall dairy barn has 86 stalls, Bou-Matic Double-4 Herringbone parallel milking parlor (upgraded 2014), computerized milkers with automatic take-offs, 800-gallon stainless steel milk tank, rubber-filled cow mattresses, alley scrapers (2014) to cross flow gravity gutter, thermostatically controlled curtains, 2 breeding pens/ hoof trimming stalls, foot bath, Calve Complex with 7 pens. This facility could grow to a 70-kilogram farm without needing additional land.
POWER: 200 AMP service provides power to barn, buildings and main home. Back-up Generator with PTO shaft powers the entire farm.
Machine Shed: 40X132, Mechanic s dream shop and lots of room for machinery storage.
Grain or Crop Storage: Upright silos; 16x60 and 18x60, and drive-in loft in barn for square bales.
Quota Remarks: 51 Kilograms of saleable milk quota.
Livestock Remarks: LIVESTOCK: Purebred classified Holstein herd (85 head) and purebred Jersey cows (5 head); Overall, 59 bred heifers and cows, 8 calves aged less than 6 months, 9 calves aged 6-12 months, 14 heifers aged 12-18 months. The herd has 3 classified Excellent cows.
Machinery Remarks: YEAR MAKE MODEL VIN
1. 1981 ALLIS CHALMERS TRACTOR 6060 591358
2. 1983 ALLIS CHALMERS TRACTOR/CAB 8010 K4621
3. 2010 CASE TRACTOR 4X4 CAB 140MaXX0M ZABE04533
4. 2012 CASE INTERNATIONAL TRACTOR/CAB/LOADER 105U ZBJL23892
5. 2015 CASE INTERNATIONAL FARMALL TRACTOR 11SU ZFJK01780
6. GEHL SILAGE WAGON BU980 50825
7. GEHL SILAGE WAGON BU980 53093
8. GEHL SILAGE WAGON BU980 49728
9. 2006 NEW HOLLAND FORAGE HARVESTER FP230 73878
10. 2010 KUHN ROTARY MOWER CONDITIONER FC303GL B0241
11. 2015 KUHN ROUND BALER VB2160 5440
12. 40 KW GENERATOR
13. 800 GALLON STAINLESS STEEL MILK TANK
14. 5 FURROW INTERNATIONAL PLOUGH
15. 28 PLATE WHITE DISC
16. LAND LEVELER
17. 8- FOOT BRILLION SEEDER
19. HOULE 12-FOOT MANURE PUMP
20. HUSKY 3000 GALLON MANURE TANKER
21. 311 NEW HOLLAND SQUARE BALER
22. HAY WAGONS (3)
23. CLAAS TEDDER (1)
24. CLAAS RAKE (1)
25. 7-FOOT CASE ROTARY SIDE MOWER
26. CASE 600 SILAGE BLOWER (1)
27. WIC 52 BUSHEL FEED CART
28. ATKINSON LIME SPREADER
29. VICON FERTILIZER SPREADER
30. JOHN DEERE 25-FOOT ROUND BALE WAGON
31. 2016 ANDERSON ROUND BALE WRAPPER
32. 2014 HUSQUAVARNA ARTICULATE LAWN TRACTOR
33. 2013 CUB CADET LAWN TRACTOR
34. HERBICIDE SPRAYER 22-FOOT BOOM
Manure Remarks: 12x85 concrete manure storage pit, gravity fed from barn. Spreads 3 times a year.
Water Sources Remarks: 2 wells feed the barn and 2 homes.
Fuel Storage Remarks: Completely enclosed double-walled steel fuel tank.