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Neil Fraser - REALTOR Specializing in Cattle Ranches and Farmland

Makinak (Manitoba, CA - R0L 1C0)

Sutton-Harrison Realty

Neil Fraser


Address: 3-D FARMS LTD. (Makinak, MB.)
Type: Farm and Ranch
Style:  Bungalow
Development Level: Built
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Garage: Double, Detached
Size: 1,080 sq. ft.
Lot Type: Rectangular
Lot Size:  1811acres 
Taxes: $5,906.35 CAD (2016)
MLS® #: 1707874

3-D FARMS LTD., A Quality Mixed Farm Operation located in Manitoba’s Parkland at Makinak. (west of Ste Rose du Lac and Laurier). Farm comprises approx. 1,811 acres. (6 deeded quarters and 6 1/2 quarters crown lease). Good quality land, nicely setup and worthy of your inspection. Approx. 283A crop land and 295A tame hay. Renovated 3-bedroom home with new kitchen and geo-thermal heat/cooling. Herd of SimmXAngus cows and full line of grain & cattle handling equipment also available for purchase (but not included in asking price). ADJOINING FARM NOTE: this farm can be combined with half section MLS #1707921; running both farms together easily, as land is connected and together makes 2,125A package with close to 900 acres of croppable land.

NOTE: possession date for the farm cannot be prior to January 1, 2019.

ASKING PRICE - $1,300,000 Canadian dollars

From Hwy 5 and 480 jct. between Ochre River and Ste Rose “Turtle River Road, RD 94W” – head south 9 miles on PR-480 to road 130N. (watch for 3-D Farms metal sign)
From Hwy 5 jct. just east of Laurier – head west on PR-480 and go for 9 miles to the farm on road 130N. (watch for 3-D Farms metal sign)

GPS Co-ordinates: 50.917950, -99.656628

NE 20-22-16W (home ¼) – 158 acres - (130A crop, 15A hay, 8A pasture, 5A yard)
SE 20-22-16W – 158 acres - (119A crop, 39A hay)
SW 28-22-16W - 155 acres - (34A crop, 31A hay, 26A improved pasture, 64A pasture)
SW 5-23-16W - 159 acres - (130A hay “30A is 2yrs old”, 29A pasture)
SE 6-23-16W (pasture ¼) - 156 acres - (30A improved pasture, 126A pasture, also 2 dugouts)
SW 6-23-16W - 167 acres - (80A hay, 11A improved pasture, 76A pasture, also 1 dugout)

NW 22-22-16w – 155 acres
NE 22-22-16w – 151 acres
SW 27-22-16w – 160 acres
SE 28-22-16w – 156 acres
NW 27-22-16w – 80 acres
NE 27-22-16w – 80 acres
NE 28-22-16w – 76 acres

Total combined acres in the farm package – 1,811 approx.

Land breakdown totals (approx.)
CROP – 283 acres
TAME HAY – 295 acres
WOODED PASTURE – 303 acres
YARD – 5 acres

Edwards silty clay / Lenswood very fine and fine sandy loam / Plum Ridge very fine sandy clay loam
Crops grown here: oats, barley, canola, wheat, rye, flax, would do corn & soybeans too
2016 grew canola, wheat, oats

CATTLE: (cows will be culled, with opens, etc. removed)
Approx. 110 pairs OR good bred females depending on sale date (calving started Feb.10)
Have Simmental-Angus cross cows
6 good bulls (3 red Angus, 3 black Simmental)

Approx. 1,080 square foot 3-bedroom, 1-bath home, has had extensive renovations including a Custom Cherry wood kitchen with soft closing cabinetry, rolling pantry shelves, new sink, etc. Appliances are included: 2 fridges, stove, DW, built-in microwave, etc. Flooring is newer laminate & vinyl. Has metal roof, wood siding & stucco exterior.
2009 installed Geo-thermal heat/cooling, and air exchanger, forced air, has a backup heat unit too
Loop was installed in 1996, but didn’t like the 1st system so they swapped it or a new one in 09
2009 HRV installed
Septic tank with field was changed in 2013
Submersible pump in well was changed fall 2016

1997 pole shed machine shop approx. 576 SF
1977 steel Quonset 3290 SF with 14’x24’ doors, also used as shop area, has compressor & welder plug
2 loose housing cattle shelters approx. 1560 SF
Older barn 896 SF, with concrete floor, holds 5 pairs comfortably – 10x18 pens

GRAIN STORAGE: (total approx. 23,000 bushels storage. Approx. 8000 bushels with aeration)
16x40 wooden grainery holds approx. 4000 bu. (4 compartments)
3 x 2000 bu Westeel on cement
2 x 1650 bu Westeel on cement
2 x 1500 bu hopper bins with aeration
1 x 1700 bu hopper bin with aeration
1 x 3300 bushel with aeration

New well in the 1990’s, 36” diameter fiberglass, 28’ deep with lots of quantity. Water is drinkable, but a bit irony, have softener & potassium filter
They wintered 220 head here, but with the water capacity could winter lots more
2 auto livestock waterers; new style Ritchie, plastic “Omni” not very old
Pasture water - 6 dugouts, creek runs through also, have solar winter water system setup on SW 28 (dugout is trenched to the well)

Farm is in 2 blocks; 3 deeded quarters at home touching the leased 6 1/2 quarters, and 3 deeded quarters in a row 2 miles north.
Owners usually ran 150 pairs, plus backgrounded their calves
Easy access, and not far from town: (only 30 mins to Dauphin; 15 mins to Ste Rose du Lac; 10 mins to Laurier)
Leased land good pasture. LP forestry cuts were made in early 2000’s, has left lots of the crown pastures open.
Handling system
Yard has some underground wiring
House basement has moisture in excessive wet years. The sump works, but can’t keep up to the high water table saturation this spring.
Land has very few stones. All hay is cut with a discbine.
FERTILIZER: Always applied to the crop land, and they rotate manure spreading to the hay fields
Inetlink high speed internet
1300 – 1500 bales average made here
Fenced and cross-fenced, fences are decent. Some fencing on the crop land too (for fall grazing) on 29, part of 5, part of 6, half section
2 electrical panel boxes (1 house, 1 quonset which runs UG to the aeration)
Electrical utility (hydro) approx. $1,600 (in 2015)
2016 Property taxes - $5,906.35
2016 Crown Lease cost - $1,989.39

School Divisions servicing this farm:
MOUNTAIN VIEW – bus service to Ochre River K-8, then to Dauphin for high school. (English)
TURTLE RIVER – Ecole Laurier is only 10 kms away (French immersion)
DSFM – Ecole Jours de Plaine school is only 9 kms away in Laurier (Francais)

POSSESSION DATE NOTE - the possession date for the farm and corporate shares to acquire the cattle and equipment cannot be prior to January 1, 2019

Information is deemed to be correct but not guaranteed.

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