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7962ha Botswana

Agent: Rudie Swanepoel Tel Nr: +2782 353 3448 E-mail: corporate@gamefarmestates.co.za 
                                                                               alternatively  rudie@homemail.com

1) SIZE
 ±7962 ha (±20 000 acres)
There are two portions bodering each other directly - 3731ha Game Fenced Portion and 4230ha is cattle fenced.

2) FARM TYPE AND OWNERSHIP
Game Farm (Hunting) and Cattle Farming. Leasehold Property with 50 year leases with the option the renew lease for an additional 50 years. The Lease on one portion started in 2009 and the the other portion started in 2018.

The leases are registered in two Botswana Companies and the the Purchaser can buy the shares in the current Companies just as they are. These two Botswana Companies have not been operating as business, they were only invested money into and owns the Leasehold Properties.

3) LOCALITY
This Ranch is located in the Kalahari Desert half way between Gabarone and Maun as the crow flies. This property share a common boundary with the CKGR (Central Kalahari Game Reserve). Situated in the Green zone, this property is 60 km from nearest village.

4) WATER
There are 3 Bore holes at around 140 meters deep (2 x  sweet water and 1 x  salty but prefect for the animals). The sweet boreholes can produce 3000 l/h each and the salty borehole can pump around 2000  l/h. The owner pump around 1200 l/h with solar pumps. All three the boreholes are equipped.

The property has several water pans. 5 of these water pans are pumped.

5)
ELECTRICITY
Totally Green and of the Grid - Ful Solar System

6) DEVELOPMENTS
The ranch features a 3 Tented Chalet style Lodge. Its roomy and stylish canvas tents with en-suite bathrooms, indoor hot & cold showers, flushing toilets, locking front doors, two twin beds, dressers, lights, and all the comforts of home.

Additional is a fourth Tent - an unforgettable Kalahari experience. This Tent an elevated luxury tent, built on a platform and overlooking a water hole. From here you can see wildebeest and other game animals, sand grouse and doves by the thousands, and even hear leopards drinking at night!

The Lodge area has a Boma and dinning room. There is a Laundry area as well as well as staff quarters.

Airstrip:
The airstrip is exactly half way from Maun to Gaborone’s and can be seen by Air Botswana on their flight route ( Might be a possibility to fly clients from Gaborone’s to camp instead of Maun, a lot cheaper. For an extra BWP1500-00, you can upgrade to larger aircraft.

7) GAME
There is free roaming game which includes the natural and common game like:
Kudu ±80 - 100,                   Impala ±150 - 200,                       Oryx ±100 - 120
Eland ±100 - 120                  B/W Beest ±20 - 30                       Zebra ±60 - 80
R/H Beest ±15 - 20               Warthog ±30 - 50
Species like Bat eared fox, Caracal, Jackal, Duiker, Bushpig, Rock rabbit, Porcupine, Pangolin, Vervet monkey, Yellow mongoose, Honey badger, Hedgehog, Lesser bush baby, Tree squirrel etc. also occur here on the farm.
This farm has exceptional nocturnal life.

Other Game coming through from Central Kalahari Game Reserve:
Lions
Elephant
Cheetah
Spotted Hyena
Leopard
Brown Hyena and
Wild Dog.

Birds:
Bird population the best I have ever seen: Guinea fowl, Sand grouse, Doves, Francolin and all raptor birds just to name a few.

8) FENCING
This farm is fully game fenced according to the requirements of the Department of Nature Conservation. There is electrical Game Fencing in good working conditions.

9) POTENTIAL
a) Photographic Safaris: Adventure Safari in the Kalahari with the opportunity to see and photograph some of the unique species of animals that reside in the Kalahari Desert including: gemsbok, impala, blue wildebeest, giraffe, eland, zebra, leopard, lions, cheetah, wild dogs, aardvark, the rare and elusive brown hyena and cyour quests can walk through the Kalahari and see wild Meerkats!

b) Your quests can combine personal research with guiding, teaming up with Bushmen to guide them on walks and game drives. These bushmen are the bet intuitive and knowledgeable game scouts in the world. Walk with them and see how they read sign and follow game tracks, see how they can survive in the desert with no water, only drinking from the roots of plants, and if your guest are lucky, watch a special bushman dance performed right in camp.

c) Day Trips:
- take day trips to the great McCuddy McCuddy Salt Pans and Deception Valley.
- a 45 minute drive from this game farm is Lake Dow which is one of the most beautiful and remote lakes in the country, and is teeming with Tiger Fish, Bream, Catfish and more and home to loads of crocodiles, hippos and birds.
- Horseback Rides where you can experience the African bush on horseback, riding the many trails on the ranch.


10) TYPOGRAPHIC:
The property has somewhat of a rolling typographic nature scenes in some areas and is also relative flat with water pans. Water drainage is very good. The farm consists of mainly sweet-veldt which has a big carrying capacity


11) LOOSE ASSETS:
Equipment being sold with farms:
1 x Massy Ferguson Tractor 385
1 x Toyota Landcruser Game viewer
1 x Trailer
2 x HF radios and more
Lodge and chalet furniture etc.

12) IMPRESSION
The shape, size and vegetation lend itself to game, hunting and cattle farming as it is curretnly operating. This farm is suitable to carry all major Bostwana Game Species. If one decides to move to a game ony, then the Cattle farm side’s fening need an uprgadre. Yo uwill then have a stunning farm that offers you a wide variety of flora and nature open land spectacular, that it is suitable to to do so much more. Indeed, this is the ideal African Wildlife Experience.

13) SELLING PRICE
The Selling Price is based on several factors pertaining to recent sales in the same area as well as the size of the subject property. There are two options:
Straight out Sale: Price: BWP 17.8mill   (This price excludes VAT should it be payable)
Shares for Sale: Price:    BWP 6.8mill (50% 3731 hectare Portion and 15% in the  4230 hectare portion) (This price excludes VAT should it be payable)
 

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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
      facilities;
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.
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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.

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