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H. Matson and Co. ASHBURTON. GRAEAT CLEARING SALE OP TWO FIRST-CLASS FARMS AND FARM STOCK. MESSRS H. MATSON & Co. have received instructions from Mr. Benjamin Ede to Sell by Public Auction at his Farm, li miles from Ashburton, ON FRIDAY, APRIL 9th, 1880, 15 draught mares and geldings, including prize-takers; draught stallion Heather Jock,good stockgetter and excellent worker; several farm drays, Yankee wagon, a very large quantity of first-class chicken wheat, 100 well-bred pigs (extra good), 75 head of cattle including milch cows, springers, and fat and store young cattle ; 1,100 sheep, store ewes and wethers, and a large number of sundries, too numerous to particularise ; harrows, ploughs, harness, etc., etc. Also, at the same time and place, Seafield Farm, containing 234 acres of very good agricultural tural land, situated in the Wakanui district, sub-divided into two paddocks, securely fenced, well watered, and all in stubble. Terms easy at sale. Also, under instructions from Messrs. Clark and Ede, they are authorised to sell that splendid farm lately the property of Mr. James Johnstone, and known as Roxburgh, and situated on the Ashburt#n Forks, and containing 230 acres. Roxburgh Farm, if well looked after and tilled properly, is the best 230 acres in the Upper Ashburton. Terms easy at sale. Land sale takes place at 1 o’clock. Luncheon at 11 o’clock. Clearing sale at 12 o’clock sharp. H. MATSON & GO., 63Gg Auctioneers. 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 MESSRSj ACLAND, CAMPBELL & CO.), TO SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, AT THE TOWN HALL, ASHBURTON, ON THURSDAY, 22ND APRIL, 1880. 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, VIDLA 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 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 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, therefore, 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, 644 a Christchurch.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 83, 6 April 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 4 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 83, 6 April 1880