A sound Family Farm located in a mixed farming area of western Manitoba. Extending in total to some 1,675 acres in total, there are some 550 acres broken which are used for growing crops and winter animal feed, as well as adequate pasture to summer the herd of cattle presently on the farm. All the land is in a block with easy all around access from the municipal road allowances, with the exception of a single quarter of pasture land. The yard site contains a good 5 bedroom Family Bungalow home, range of outbuildings and Corrals for inwintering of livestock, a modern Machine shed, together with grain and feed storage.
This Family Farm is located some 15 minutes drive northeast of the thriving community of Virden, which has a range of schools from grade 1 to 12, a good selection of shops and financial facilities, modern Co-op grocery store, modern Livestock mart, Veterinary services, and more. Being located adjacent to the trans Canada highway, the town also hosts a wide selection of business’s and service facilities for the local Oil and Gas companies.
Buildings & Dimensions: 1) The main hip roof Barn is centrally sited in the yard to the east of the house, and adjacent to the corrals, with the large timber building being currently utilized as a Calving Barn containing a number of self contained calving pens, as well as an insulated room. 2) Small timber building used as a feed room. 3) A modern metal clad Machine Shed (45’ x 55’ approx.) having a dirt floor, 220 v power, double slider doors fitted on the west end of the building. 4)
Residence 1: The 1130 sq ft Bungalow home occupies a slightly elevated position overlooking the yard entrance, being conveniently situated a short distance back from the municipal road. The family accommodation contained within comprises of:- side entrance door from the garage, which leads into the Kitchen area (9’ 6” x 10’ 6”) having a range of base units and wall cupboards, double sink, vinyl flooring, Fridge & Stove; Dining area (10’ 3” x 10’ 6”) with vinyl floor covering; Living Room (11’ 9” x 18’ 9”) featuring a full bay window, bookshelves, wall to wall carpet, front door entrance; inner Hallway with closet space, Primary Bedroom (10’ 0” x 12’ 4”) with closet, carpet floor covering; Bedroom 2 (9’ 2” x 10’ 2”) with closet, carpet; 4 piece Bathroom with linen closet, vinyl flooring; Laundry/Office area with sink, Washer & Dryer, vinyl flooring. The full basement contains a Family recreation room (17’ 6” x 20’ 6” max) having wall to wall carpet; Bedroom 3 (11’ 3” x 12”) with carpet; Bedroom 4 (8’ 9” x 10’ 6”) with carpet; Bedroom 5 (9’ x 10’ 7”) with closet, carpet; 3 piece Shower room having vinyl flooring; Furnace room accommodating the electric forced air Furnace having central AC, central vacuum system, water softener, hwt., and general storage. The fully insulated attached 2 car Garage has a cement floor, Mud room, front and rear pedestrian door access.
Land Remarks: The 1,675 acres of Land is all adjoining with the exception of a single quarter (NE 9-12-24W). Comprising of 550 broken acres utilized for Crop and Hay production, the balance is used as grazing for the herd of 170 beef cows. Soil types comprise of a mixture of Lenore Association, Eastbank Clay Loam, and Assiniboine complex, with the latter soil type located in the Assiniboine River valley land. NOTE: There is in place a "No Break, No Drain" Conservation Agreement with Ducks Unlimited on a small portion of the farm, comprising of a 138.89 acre area of Wetland, and 313.29 acres of Upland habitat.
Directions: From Virden, 5½ miles NE on hwy #259 thru the Assiniboine Valley. On the east side of the valley, turn North on mr147W, then go 6½ miles North with the yard on the East side – 66103.
Additional Property Notes: An extensive range of livestock corrals having external windbreak fencing, cattle waterers, and 2 open front cattle shelters, all sited around the main Barn to facilitate easy access to the calving facilities.
Livestock Remarks: The Livestock are available as an optional extra, at a price to be negotiated.
Water Sources: Well