Mabou Farm......................................................$500,000 firm
Monday, July 23, 2018 at 7:28PM
Admin in Commercial, Homes, Land, NEW LISTING

 This former dairy farm just outside the village of Mabou has 230+ acres, gorgeous views, municipal and well water supplies, buildings and equipment, and the farmhouse - a beautifully restored heritage home. All this in a part of the country famous for its scenic beauty, music, history and a milder climate than most parts of Ontario and Quebec.   

LAND

 230-250 acres:

  -  105+    forage: 42+- acres have been tiled by the current owners. 1,000+ round bales of hay have been produced annually.

  -  25.5     pasture (all fenced with 5 strand Gallagher electric fencing)

  -  70  acres treed, ravine, brook etc.

BUILDINGS 

Dairy Barn    126’ x 40’,  44 stalls (46 in a pinch). 12’ x 16’ addition for manure pump house (Evacuair manure system, 36" diameter pipe to a concrete pad outside.)

Feed Mill       16’ x 20’

Heifer Barn   40’ x 50’  (freestall with locking headgates)

Pole Barn      40’ x 72’  (formerly hay storage)

Pole Barn      60’ x 72’: contains 20’ x 24’ workshop, 20’ x 48’ tractor bays (4) 12’ x 16’ farm shop (2 stories) heated

3 large grain tanks

1 metal/ 1 wooden supplement bin

Out building used as chicken house

Greenhouse  12’ x 16’

The barns are not old, with steel siding and roofing. The dairy barn, heifer barn and manure pump room are insulated, and there is a heated office in the dairy barn.

EQUIPMENT 

See below (after the photos) for a list of equipment included in the sale. 

Water supply: Municipal water, also a well, and ponds. Municipal water line, and all lines to the barns and house, have been recently replaced.

THE HOUSE

The house has been lovingly restored over the past couple of decades. A large country kitchen, pantry, dining room, two living rooms, make up the ground floor. Upstairs are five bedrooms and bathroom. High ceilings, split stairway, and two good claytile-lined brick chimneys are both 34 years old. All windows have been replaced. 

In all  the home has over 1,000 sq ft on each floor. The basement is part stone, part concrete. The woodstove in the kitchen heats the whole house but for the few very cold days when the basement furnace is lit.      

SUMMARY

This farm is a turnkey operation. The owners have continually upgraded the farm - buildings, land, equipment and home - in the 30+ years they have run it. Everything is in excellent working order. 

A beautiful farm, beautiful home, in a beautiful location! 

Location

The farm is just 2 minutes from Mabou, a picturesque village situated at the head of the Mabou River estuary. Famous for its Sunday farmer's market, Red Shoe pub, Mull Restaurant, spectacular West Mabou beach, and for being home to the Rankin Family! The Glenora single malt whisky distillery is a few minutes north. Inverness and its beaches, harness racing, hospital, shops and restaurants are a 15 minute drive. 

  

PHOTOS

Aerial photos


Barns

 

Fields and views

 

House

 

 

EQUIPMENT LIST 

Tractors:    JD 2130 with duals

                 JD 1630

                 JD 6400 loader

                 JD 6420 loader

                 JD 4430 with duals

                 JD 855 with blade

JD Silage Special round baler

JD 920 mower

McHale Wrapper with remote

Tedder

Rake

Red Ball sprayer

Kneverland 5 bottom plough

JD discs

Spring tooth harrows

Rock-o-Matic rock rake

Rock-o-Matic rock picker with dump

JD 780 hydropush manure spreader

Dump wagon

Vicon fertilizer spreader

Stoltzfus lime spreader

JD seeder/grain drill

Grain auger

Snow blower

Round bale wagon

Flat wagon

2 bale clamps for loader

Loader bucket

Manure/rock bucket

Pallet forks

Agri-Metal (ValMetal) round bale unroller

Hoof trimming stall

3 round bale carts

Outdoor round baler feeders

Roller mill with 7 compartments plus bagger attachment (Agri-Metal)

PTO Generator

Equipped Workshop

Semen tank and breeding equipment

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