380ha Marble Hall
Twenty minutes’ drive from the rural town Groblersdal and 12 min drive form Marble Hall, Limpopo Province, South Africa. This property is less than 180km from Pretoria
3) REGISTRATION DETAIL
The farm consists of 5 title deeds which is registered in the Seller's Company which is VAT registered.
Province: Limpopo Province
Servitude’s: There is the normal Eskom servitude on the farm.
This 380ha property is a combination farm of exquisite lodging with wedding venue and the occasional hunting.
5) THE IMPROVEMENTS
This is a well looked after, beautiful farm with good game, water and with well-developed infrastructure. There are two Lodging areas. These developments are as follows:
Lodge area 1:
There are 16 different luxury accommodation units, sleeping a total of: 40 persons. Some chalets are for two persons sharing and these units is equipped with DSTV, fridge and in most cases, air conditioning. There are some four persons sharing (family) units and these units is also equipped with DSTV, fridge and air conditioning.
The Main Building in Lodge area 1 has a huge lodge that houses the reception area, lounge, bars, restaurant areas, conference area, tent and kitchens, swimming pool as well as the SPA. There is a conference hall as well.
Lodge area 2:
There are 15 different units, sleeping a total of 56 persons. There are 3 Rustic rondavels (round shaped chalets) and 2 well appointed 2 sleeper units, all 5 are constructed under large Maroela trees. There are 6 x Luxury Tents with 4 poster beds and fully appointed outside slipper bath and open air shower. There is also 4 semi-self-catering houses. There is 3 x 2 bedroom units and 1 X 3 bedroom unit which is all semi self catering units. Lodge area 2 has a communal Main Lapa and Boma with a kitchen, bar and putt putt course as well as a swimming pool
This is a double Story Honeymoon unit on the hill above main lodge, with view across the Loskop valley, with fridge and outside deck with plunge pool.
This Lodge was rated in the Top 5 Bush Wedding venues in RSA and is a popular venue, this is an attractive business, as Bush Weddings typically use accommodation for 2 to 3 days. There are also attractive sites for the whole event to be undertaken out in the Bush. There is an Chapel at the Main Lodge and a Bush area as well.
The entrance to the farm has a beautiful security gate. There are staff houses and 2 managers houses
There are big store rooms and there is a slaughter house with a cold room.
6) GAME FARM DETAIL
This is a lovely Private Game Farm and Lodge.
The farm roads give good access to all sections of the farm. The farm has several kilometres of roads plus plenty of additional trails which is well maintained.
The farm's boundary fence is 2.4m high, 21 stands. All game fencing is accordingly to the requirements of nature conservation.
On this game farm are 3 operational, strong boreholes. The water system works with 2 boreholes that each deliver over 7000 liters an hour, pump into a holding tank, which then pumps via a high pressure pump to the top of the hill where there are 10 JoJo water tanks, which then gravity feeds to the various camps and irrigation systems. This this is all automated on a SMS system. A 10,000 liter an hour back up borehole is in the main lodge and can be diverted into the system at any time, it also acts as back up for the ponds and hippo hollow. The Canal point from the Loskop Irrigation system, runs continuously and is shared 50/50 with one neighbor and is used purely for the waterholes and hippo Hollow in winter time, as the Lodge have sufficient rain overflow for 9 months of the year.
The farm is 90% flat with a remarkable biome and savannah diversity. The rest is hilly but the balance is extremely good in terms of browsers and grazers. Situated in a malaria free area, this Jewel of a game farm is ecologically superb with a rich mix of the typical bushveld attractive large trees.
There is a great variety grasses and trees. Herewith is a short list of just a few of the many trees:
Dominant Grass Species:
The following game do occur naturally on the open property.
Impala ± 120 Blue Wilde Beeest ± 60 Njala ±30 Waterbuck ±20
Eland ± 3 Zebra ± 4 Giraffe ±2 Kudu's ±20
Gemsbuck ± 3 Rooihartbees ± 7 Buffalo - 1 bull Blesbuck ± 25
Hippo ± 2 Wild Dogs - Breeding group of 4 Crocodile - 1
Free roaming Game: Warthog, Bushpig, Caracal, African Civet, Large & small Genet, Rock rabbit, Porcupine, Ant bear, Pangolin, Chacma baboon, Vervet monkey, Yellow mongoose, African wild cat, Honey badger, Brown hyena, Hedgehog, Lesser bush baby, Slender mongoose, Striped polecat, Tree squirrel etc. This farm has exceptional nocturnal life.
An opportunity exists for you toown an income generating game far min the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Looking at the future, this Lodge has an excellent business model and with a few minor upgrades, you can stay in top of the game. This portfolio is an investment to be proud of.
7) SELLING PRICE
The Selling Price is based on several factors pertaining to recent farm sales in the area as well as the size of the subject property.
Price: R16.2mill (This price excludes VAT should it be payable)