Earnscleugh is renowned for its stone fruit and apple production with multiple orchards and packhouses located in this region.
Dennys Orchard is a fully productive orchard growing a variety of stonefruit and apples. Predominantly organic and is BioGro, NZGAP-GLOBALG.A.P equivalent certified and GRASP certified.
There is a total of approximately 13,000 trees planted covering approximately 20 hectares. Fully irrigated with three storage dams and three modern frost fighting fans plus overhead water frost protection. The total area of cherries is approximately 5.2 hectares all with nets. Apples cover approximately 7.9 hectares, with nectarines, apricots, peaches, pears and greengages making up the balance. This variety of fruit ensures the season is well spread for labour resource and weather risk.
Dennys Orchard is located on Earnscleugh Road where the Packhouse and staff accommodation is also located. The orchard itself is in 4 non-contiguous blocks (referred to as A, B, C and T), each of differing sizes and planted in multiple varieties and all within 2km of each other.
After 30 years, the owners have made the decision to sell. This orchard has economies of scale, is handy to all services in either Alexandra or Cromwell, plus has an established production history.
Features: • Total Title area is 25.3947 hectares in four blocks • BioGro certified on organic crops • Also NZGAP-GLOBALG.A.P equivalent certified and GRASP certified • Recent redeveloped areas of trees now coming into full production • 580sqm packhouse with 50sqm coolstore and modern worker accommodation • Variety of stonefruit plus apples ensures spread of income, labour and risk
For sale by Negotiation plus GST (if any)
For further information please contact either Ruth Hodges 027 309 0334 or Mike Eyles 021 875 533.
Location932 Earnscleugh Road, Alexandra, Central Otago, Otago
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