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H. Matson & 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 MESSRS. 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 SECTIONFORBUILDING 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 {position, 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 bo 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 produpe 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 C. PERCY COX, Agent for Auctioneers, Ashburton, and MESSRS. MILES, HASSAL& CO.; And MESSRS. ACLAND & CAMPBELL, C 440 Christ church. ASHBURTON DISTRICT. Messrs, h. matson & Co. have received instructions to SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION. AT THE TOWN HALL, ASHBURTON, Immediately after the sale of the Fairfield Estate, on THURSDAY, APRIL 22nd, At 2 o’clock, THE UNDERMENTIONED PROPERTIES, Viz.: QAA ACRES GOOD LAND, divided OvU i n t o 4. Paddocks, 2 miles from Ashburton, all watered. Has only had one crop taken off it. QQC> ACRES GOOD LAND, now in OOjU Turnips. At Dromoro, QAA ACRES GOOD LAND, now in OU\7 turnips. Near Chertsey, X2S GOOD LAND, in turnips' And adjoining, ACRES GOOD LAND, in turnips. THURSDAY, APRIL 2 2ND. At 2 o’clock. Very easy Terms. 692 a H. MATSON & Co.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 88, 17 April 1880

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 88, 17 April 1880