BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS:
There is a 250 sq m main house in mint condition, featuring 4 bedrooms, corridor, eat in kitchen, living/family room with slowcombustion heater, bathroom, study, pantry and laundry. Heating is through gas stoves and heater. A 2 car garaje.
Foreman house in mint condition with 2 bedrooms, eat in kitchen, drawing room and bathroom. Liquified gas and hot water supplied through boiler.
Staff house in very good condition with 2 bedrooms, eat in kitchen, external bathroom.
Shearers’ quarter comprising a kitchen and shack.
Outbuildings include a 120 sq m garage and workshop, food storage shed, butcher’ s stall, engine room, smithy and tools shed.
Nice grove close to the main house, including several mature screens of zypress and tamarisk trees, which provide shelter during windy days.
The farm is divided into 8 fields and 7 paddocks, with 7 wire fences in regular condition –they are currently being repaired– and spaces every 10 m.
Water supply: 14 windmills and 20 watering places provide water for sheep. There are water reservoirs which collect rain, as well as seasonal lakes and springs distributed in the fields. Water is generally salty but suitable for sheep anyway.
Sheep handling facilities include wooden and wire corrals. There is a 600 sq m shearing shed made of galvanized sheet with fixed installation of 8 handle shears, chutes and drive alleys.
Stalls and forage depot.
TOPOGRAPHY AND VEGETATION:
The farm has the typical topography of the coastal area of Puerto Deseado with special features on its shores, consisting in rolling plains, gullies and low hills, with granite and basalt outcrops mainly occurring along the shoreline.
Vegetation on the farm is bush like, of the Mata Negra (Junellia tridens) type, with presence of fescues and fine grasses, seasonal species and abundant Huarpea Andina, a kind of alternative pasture grass.
Sheep farm. At present with 1500 head of Merino sheep –fine crossbred.
Estimated wool price (c/kg clean): US$ 1.5 – US$ 1.6
The farm can carry 5000 shearing sheep.
Mining industry: Gold and silver deposits have recently been found in neighbouring farms (Pan de Azúcar, Chispas and Chor Aike), ensuring promising prospects for this activity