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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 coni unction with MESSRS, ACLAND, CAMPBELL & CO.), TO SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, AT THE TOWN HALL, ASHBURTON, ON THURSDAY, 22ND APRIL, 18S0. 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 SECTIONFORBUILDING PURPOSES, VIjILA 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 [position, gives this property an unusual high-class value. The Ashburton is rapidly becoming the great central depot for grain and stock, and a largo active population is settled there. Buildings, warehouses, and granaries 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 bo 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 produceclose at hand, with railway facilities for taking advantage of every market, homo 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 largo Government reserve has been made adjoining this property, for Government railway workshops, which will necessitate, when established, a largo working population being settled there. Arrangements will he 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, 644 g Christchurch. J. E. Buchanan and Co. SALE OF BANKRUPT STOCK, AND PREMISES. ALPORD FOREST. Messrs, j. e. buchanan &co. have received instructions from the Trustee in the Estate of James Stevens, Alford Forest, to sell by Public Auction, on THURSDAY, APRIL ist, At the promises of the above, the whole of the Stuck-in-Trade and General Effects, comprising— Groceries Crockery Ironmongery Drapery ~S Horse 1 Spring Cart Set Harness etc., Sundries, etc., etc. Also, THE STORE late in the occupation of the above, AND 2 ACRES 2 First-class Land, being part of R.S. Lll9. Sale at eleven a.m. A first, class opportunity for an energetic man. J. E. BUCHANAN & CO., G 390 Auctioneers. Advertisements received for the GUARDIAN up to 9 p.m. at the scale charges, afterwards at double rates or insertion over the leader]

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 80, 30 March 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 80, 30 March 1880