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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. rSSRS. H. MATSON & CO. have received instructions from the Freeholders (in conjunction with 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 ASPIBURTON SUBURBAN SECTION FOR BUILDING 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 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, "or 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. APRIL 22. 2 o’clock. Luncheon at 1 o’clock. For further particulars, plans, &c., apply to C. PERCY COX, Agent for Auctioneers, Ashburton, and MESSRS. MILES, HASSAL&CO.; And MESSRS. ACLAND & CAMPBELL, 6Mo Christchurch. R. Davies & Co. SALE BY AUCTION AT AN EARLY DATE. FARM AT SEAFIELD, In the occupation of Mrs. Dannihy. R DAVIES & CO. have received ini, structions from Messrs. R. M'Kerrow and Co., as agents for the vendor, to sell, BY PUBLIC AUCTION, At Ashburton, at an early date, unless previously disposed of privately, That WELL-KNOWN FARM situated in the Seafield district, and now in the occupation of Mrs. Dannihy, consisting of 625 ACRES OF GOOD ARABLE LAND, Viz.: 230 acres broken up, 75 acres of which are in turnips" 230 acres wheat stubble 150 acres barley stubble, And the balance consists of a garden and avenue, planted with blue gum trees. The property is ring fenced, sub-divided into three paddocks, with live fences. There is also a good well, whard, and other improvements. Terms at sale, or on application to MESSRS. R. M'KERROW & CO., Rakaia; or R. DAVIES & GO., 689 a Auctioneers, &c., Rakaia.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 85, 10 April 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 6 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 85, 10 April 1880