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H. Matson and Co. THE GREAT Fairfield Estate. CLOSE TO THE TOWN OF ASHBURTON. THE GRANARY AND STOCK DEPOT OF CANTERBURY. TOWN SECTIONS, DAIRY FARMS, AND FARMS. SPLENDID POSITION. MARKETS CLOSE AT HAND. CERTAIN INCREASING VALUE. THURSDAY, APRIL 22, TWO O’CLOCK. Messrs, h. matson & co. have received instructions from the Freeholders (in conjunction with MESSRS. ACLAND, CAMPBELL & CO.), TO SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, AT THEIR LAND SALEROOMS, CASHEL STREET, CHRISTCHURCH. ON THURSDAY, 22ND APRIL, ISSO. At 2 o’clock p. m., ALL THAT PORTION OF THE FAIRFIELD ESTATE, Situated in the immediate neighborhood of the Town of Ashburton, COMPRISING 2000 ACRES 2000 Subdivided into—--Ist—CONVENIENT ASHBURTON SUBURBAN SECTION FORBUILDING PURPOSES, VILLA RESIDENCES, &c., &c. 2nd—PROFITABLE DAIRY FARMS FROM FIVE TO TEN ACRES. 3rd—BEAUTIFUL FARMS OF FROM FORTY ACRES UPWARDS, Thus bringing this highly favoured district within the reach of all classes of purchasers. The enormous yield of grain from lands in this immediate neighborhood, and its favourable gives this property an unusual high-class value. The Ashburton is rapidly becoming the great central depot for grain and stock, and a large active population is settled there. Buildings, warehouses, and gjanaries and erected, and extending in all directions. Any special water supply adapted for the Town of Ashburton could easily be applied to this estate, and an abundant supply can readily be obtained from sinking wells at a very small depth. This property is situated in close contiguity to the Town of Ashburton, and very near to the Great Southern Railway. The soil is rich alluvial. It has, there fore, the immense advantages of certain increasing value, markets for its produce close at hand, with railway facilities for taking advantage of every market, home or foreign. It is expected that the return of the Lincolnshire Delegates to England will have the effect of sending large numbers of settlers with means to this province and district. A large Government reserve has been made adjoining this property, for Government railway workshops, which will necessitate, when established, a large working population being settled there. Arrangements will be made for the conveyance of intending purchasers by railway at greatly reduced rates, upon the day of sale. The terms are made easy to suit all classes.

TITLE : CROWN GRANT. THURSDAY, APRIL 22. 2 o’clock. Luncheon at 1 o’clock. For further particulars, plans, &c., apply to the AUCTIONEERS, MESSRS. MILES, HASSAL&CO.; And MESSRS. ACLAND & CAMPBELL, (544 g Christchurch. CLEARING SALE. MONDAY, APRIL 5, 1880. ASHBURTON SALE YARDS. Horses, Cattle, Reapers and Binders, Drays, Harrows, Horse-power Chaff-cutter, etc., etc. Double - furrow (Reid and Gray's) Plough, Harness, etc. Messrs, h. matson & co. (in conjunction with Messrs. Friedlander Bros.) have received instructions from the Administrator of the Estate of the late Mr. John Joyce, TO SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, ON MONDAY, APRIL 5, 1880, At 12 o’clock sharp, At the Ashburton Yards (Removed for convenience of sale), 11 draught mares and geldings, guaranteed staunch ; 2 two-year colts, 9 yearling fillies by Glenroy, 1 yearling colt by Glenroy, 2 draught foals by Prince Royal, 2 hacks, C dairy cows, 2 calves and 1 bull, 2 reapers and binders by McCormick, in good order ; 1 reaper, 6 fans by Hornby, 3 drays, 2 sets harrows, 1 wooden roller, shaft and leading harness, 1 horse-power and chaff-cutter, nearly new; 2 double-furrow ploughs, Reid and Gray , plough harness, etc., etc.; 74 head of fat and store cattle, mostly three year old steers ; and other articles too numerous too particularise. The Auctioneers would draw the attention of farmers and others to tho above sale, as the horses, cattle, and implements are really very good. Remember day of sale— MONDAY, APRIL S, ISSO. Luncheon at half-past eleven. Terms easy, at sale. Sale at 12 sharp. Without reserve. H. MATSON & CO., 638 a Auctioneers.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 77, 23 March 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 77, 23 March 1880