HOUSE – 21x25 + 24x14
This 1 ½ story farmhouse offers an inviting eat-in kitchen with Oak cabinets and an adjacent pantry/laundry room. There is an office. It has a slider that leads to a deck, a main-floor 4-piece bathroom and a lovely family-sized living room all on the main level. Upstairs you will find 4-bedrooms and a large storage closet. Come to Cape Breton and make this your new home!
PID #’s Part of 50007319, 50043884,50308147
Land – This farm consists of 3 parcels of land totaling 281 acres, of which there is 102+/- clear arable acres which are each within a few minutes from the farm. This farm also rents an additional 90 acres. PH levels average 6.1-6.2. There is also a gravel pit on the farm for personal use or explore the possibilities of it becoming income generating.
DAIRY BARN– 40x142
This steel-clad tail-to-tail, tie-stall barn was built in 1989 with a 20’ addition added in 2019 for additional cow comfort and space. The Dairy Barn, Heifer Barn and Dry Cow Barns are all attached which makes daily chores a breeze and saves the farmer from working in inclement weather. Some features are temperature control curtains with heat sensors, 6 milkers with automatic take-offs that are on a milking rail system (no more carrying milkers to the cows), gravity-flow water bowls from a natural spring (no shortage of water here), Rovibec feeding cart, tiled mangers, 6000-liter milk tank and a 200-amp electrical service that is shared with other buildings.
HEIFER BARN – 48x116
60 head capacity (calves to bred heifers) with slatted floors and ventilated with side-wall fans. Feeding system: mostly round bales and TMR.
DRY COW BARN – 44x64
Rrenovated in 2017, loose housing bedding pack, capacity: 20 head in 2 groups: close-up and far off dry cows with locking headgates. Includes a lean-to for storing bulk sawdust bedding.
Insulated with steel roof and walls, concrete floors and a furnace.
MANURE STORAGE-150x50x4’ walls
Holds 6 months; emptied twice a year (November and May).
LIVESTOCK- PUREBRED REGISTERED HOLSTEINS- MASTER BREEDER HERD
Cows- Milking and Dry- 68
QUOTA-67.45 Kilograms of saleable milk quota
FUEL STORAGE –
Double walled, on concrete slab, 1000-liter tank capacity.
Aside from the owned machinery on this farm, there is a Machinery Federation that has an abundance of machinery available to local farmers. There is a very small usage fee that applies. Why own when you can access the machinery you need without the added monthly payments. List available upon request.
3- tower silos (20x70, 20x80, 14x70) and 2 – wooden bunker silo with dirt floors.
This farm is located on the West coast of Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia. For off-the-farm things to do, there are a variety of local outdoor activities: hike Mabou Highlands Trails or the Celtic Shores Coastal Trail, fish in nearby lakes or rivers, kayaking/canoe the Mabou River or soak up the sun at the West Mabou beach – 15 minutes away, there is golfing, there is lots of Celtic music too. There are basic local amenities: grocery store, restaurants, pubs, banking, building supplies and more…come to Cape Breton to see our farms and what life has to offer!
This sale is a Share Purchase
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