800 ha Botswana
Property Type: Game Farm
Location: In the vicinity of Francistown in Botswana. .
Developments: This property is not over developed. There are chalets at the bottom of the rocky outcrop and the lodge with dining room, bar and lounge is constructed on top of the rocky outcrop. There can sleep a total of 10 people in this lodge. The current owner resides in town and his manager resided on the property.
The out side buildings consists of a store room, cold room area, a motor garage for 2 vehicles and there is a place for the tractor and implements.
Fencing: This farm is fully game fenced on three side. The fourth side is open to the Sellers other game farm. Game currently traverse on both properties. Should the new owner feel the need to have it game fenced, then the Seller will erect a fence between the two portions and will guarantee good game numbers on the 880ha portion of land.
Water: Three are several boreholes from which is equipped. There is a large water reservoir ontop of the one hill and it gravity feeds to the rest of the farm. There is a large 1 earth dam and several drinking troughs. There is a seasonal sprout that flows on the border of the property when it rains. Rain: 550mm to 700mm p.a.
Electricity: Power is obtained through generator.
Roads: There is enough roads on the farm.
Game: The following game will be more or less on the property should a fence be errected between the two farms:
Impala ±400, Kudu ±45, Waterbuck ±30, Giraffe ±10,
Oryx ± 60, Zebra ±35 Eland ±33 B/ W Beest ±85
R/H Beest ± 42
Then there are plenty of Warthog as well as small game species like Duikers and Steenbok.
Topographic: This property's predominant topography consists of flat areas with parts open savannah grasslands and parts consists of beautiful tree species like: Maroela, Redbush willow, Seringa and some sweet thorn veld just to name a few. The grazing consists of a more dominant sweet veld, yet a good mixture of sweet and very little sour veldt.
Structural Impact: No electricity pylons or other ugly structures runs over the property and there are no land claim or right of occupation on the property.
Ownership: The property is registered in the Seller’s private name and is VAT registered. This is a Botswana Freehold proeprty.
Potential property uses: Hunting, Tourism and Breeding of rare game species.
Impression: This beautiful Botswana game farm contains mainly of plains and a few rocky hills which makes this very nice to drive through. It is a property where nature can show you what hidden riches she hides. This is the farm where your soul will find inner peace and rest. The farms features will make you feel as if you are home!! This is home...nothing fancy....but a true home!! Please note that the location as well as the property itself is probably the most perfect size farm at the perfect selling price as well.
Selling Price: US $ 800,000.00 (excl. VAT or Transfer Fees should it be payable)
GENERAL INFORMATION WHEN VISITING BOTSWANA
BOTSWANA CUSTOMS AND IMMIGRATION ENTRY:
1. MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION NATIS PAPERS;
2. INSURERS DOCUMENT OF PERMISSION;
3. FINANCIERS DOCUMENT TO CROSS BORDER.
4. PASSPORTS WITH VALIDITY DATES IN CHECK.
5. BOTSWANA INSURANCE AND ROAD PERMIT
Keep in mind that fresh meat, fruit and vegetables, firearms and pets not permitted. (If taken, pre- cooked and sealed).
What to take with on your trip (2 day plus trips)
1) Adequate amount of drinking water 40 Litres at least per car if possible;
2) Recovery and tyre mending equipment, tyre gauge and pump;
3) At least 40 l supplement fuel to be filled in Botswana;
4) Enough cash money( preferably Botswana Pulas) as not all filling stations and shops have card
5) Planned meals for each day or budget for take- away where available;
6) Strong torches and or a spotlight for night drives;
7) Shovel and toilet paper;
8) Maps and GPS;
9) Own drinks;
10) Own drinks ,water, soft and liquor;
11) Personal and emergency medication etc;
12) Satellite phone if available;
13) Camera, binoculars, hats, sunblock, solar chargers if available.
14) Warm clothes in winter;
15) If camping, own bedding, pillows, blankets, towels etc.16)Gas cooker, flask, plates etc.
TRAVEL AND VIEWING COST STRUCTURE
Due to the immense requests for viewing and visiting farms in Botswana (up to 4 trips for us in a month) and fact-finding missions by South African farmers and foreign investors, we unfortunately had to implement a visitation costing structure as follows:
MAUN, KASANE, OKAVANGO AND PANDAMATENGA (3 days) R 11 000-00 PLUS 15% VAT
CENTRAL, HAINAVELD, GHANZI (3 days) R 10 000-00 PLUS 15% VAT
SANDVELD, FRANCISTOWN (3 days) R 8 900-00 PLUS 15% VAT
TULI –LIMPOPO RIVER AREA (1-2 days) R 2 900-00 (1 day) 15% VAT &
R 3 600-00 (2 days) PLUS 15% VAT
THESE AMOUNTS ARE PAYABLE STRICTLY BEFORE DEPARTURE.
THE WHOLE AMOUNT WILL BE PAID BACK TO CLIENTS / VISITORS IF THEY ARE BUYING THE PROPERTY WE VIEWED BUT UNFORTUNATELY, WE WILL NOT REFUND THOSE CLIENTS / VISITORS NOT BUYING. CLIENTS / VISITORS WILL USE THEIR OWN VEHICLES, FUEL, ACCOMMODATION, MEALS ETC. IN ADDITION TO OUR LEVY.