This 1013-acre irrigation farm in sunny Southern Alberta comes with several options. The current owners run a purebred Limousin cow/calf herd on this farm, plus produce canola, grain, alfalfa and grass under irrigation (pivots). This is also a great farm for row crops like corn, beans, sugar beets, potatoes etc. The Rolling Hills area is known for an attractive combination of nice soils, excellent heat units, and access to processing plants.Come and see!
Total 1013.75 acres m/l; see addendum for exact land locations and parcel sizes.
776 acres EID water rights; see addendum for details.
+/-776 acres cultivated and pivot irrigated (more possible with corner systems). See addendum for details on the irrigation equipment.
Very functional and spacious yard, well landscaped and with underground sprinklers.
+/-1400sft bungalow (modular home built in +/-1983) with full (wooden) basement, fully developed. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (incl. ensuite), downstairs 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and a laundry room. Renovations: new roof in 2005, new laminate flooring upstairs in 2007, kitchen renovation in 2008, new pvc windows in 2008, new vinyl siding in 2013 etc. Comes with central air conditioning, deck etc.
Excellent domestic water: city water from Brooks (1 unit, 300 gallons/day)!
Sewer system consists of a septic tank + evaporation standpipe by the quonset.
New detached double garage (2015), 30x30ft, insulated and heated (radiant heater).
Big machine shed (2006), 82x131ft, pole building, 2 large sliding doors.
Very nice cattle facilities: corral setup for approx. 900 head, 7 big pens (one pen with self-locking head gates), nice heated calving barn (radiant heater on propane, water, power) and excellent attached cattle shelters (built in 2007).
47,000 bu bin space; see details below.
New 4-strand barbed wire fences all over the farm.
Last but not least: scenic and productive river valley land, with over half a mile of river frontage (Bow River).
Irrigation equipment: 8 pivots (6 older, 2 newer, all low pressure and with drop tubes), 7 pumps, 3 gensets, mainlines. See addendum for more details.
776 acres of EID water rights.
City water 1 unit
Bins: 4 x 5000 Sekundiak hopper bins, 1 x 5000 bu Meridian hopper bin, 1 x 3300 bu Meridian hopper bin for fertilizer storage, 1 x 12,000 bu flat bottom bin with bin sweep, 2 x 1500 bu hopper bins, 1 x 4000 bu hopper bin.
Corrals: self-locking head gates, 22 portable steel feedbunks.
In the home: fridge, stove, dishwasher, washer, dryer, rods and window coverings.
Hydraulic cattle squeeze and steel crowding tub
From Highway 875 south of Rolling Hills go 2 miles east on Township Road 14-2, then go a bit over half a mile south on Range Road 13-4 and you will see the farm yard just past the irrigation canal on the west side of the road.