42ha Pretoria - Cullinan
±42 hectares. This 42ha property is part of a 650 hectare conservancy, in terms of which neighboring land owners have taken down their fences and have allowed traversing rights.
Just a 45 minute drive north east of Pretoria and close to the Dinokeng region but in the Cullinan District.
3) REGISTRATION DETAIL
The farm consists of 1 title deed which is registered in the Seller's Close Corporation.
Province: Gauteng Province
This 42ha property is an exclusive bush retreat on a this game farm.
5) THE IMPROVEMENTS
The property can accommodate 16 people in eight bedrooms. There are four tented chalets each on a raised wooden deck under thatch. Each chalet sleeps two people. The chalets have private ensuite bathrooms and outdoor showers. The main lodge nestles amongst mature trees and cleverly landscaped gardens that merge with the natural bushveld and grassland.
There is one thatched family suite consisting of two bedrooms and a shared bathroom. There is a further cottage with one bedroom with patio, and ensuite bathroom, guest toilet with shower and a lounge with dining area and kitchenette.
The main lodge centres around the original thatched rondawel which has been converted into an open plan lounge and dining room with a fireplace. There is an extra bedroom is with ensuite bathroom, kitchen with scullery and guest toilet with a shower.
The thatched lapa is perfect for outdoor entertaining with a lounge, dining area and bar opening onto a swimming pool and boma with a wood fired pizza oven
Other buildings include a workshop with a covered carport for five cars, a laundry room and a staff residence with three bedrooms, three bathrooms and a shared kitchen and lounge.
6) GAME FARM DETAIL
This is a lovely Game Farm.
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 42ha is not game fenced but the 650ha conservancy is. All neighbouring land owners have taken down their fences and have allowed traversing rights. There is no legal binding document between land owners and the conservancy does not operate as a legal entity other than its registration with the Department of Nature Conservation. Each landowner holds the title deeds to their property, and most have signed a collaborative agreement that deals with collective functions such as sharing of joint project costs, maintenance of firebreaks, fences and shared roads. Owners are personally responsible for maintaining their property and surrounds..
Water is provided by two boreholes each with a submersible pump. One pump operates from a portable petrol generator and the second is operated from Eskom power. The total pumping capacity is about 2,000 litres per hour. The pumped water is stored in two water tanks with a total volume of 10,000 litres.
The farm has rolling nature scenes with a remarkable biome and savannah diversity. The balance is extremely good in terms of browsers and some grazers. Situated in a malaria free area, this Jewel of a game farm is ecologically superb with a rich mix of the typical sweet and sour bushveld.
Electricity is provided by Eskom via an overhead transmission system providing three phase power with 70 amps. All wastewater is treated on-site in a septic tank system. There is no Telkom land line connection, however there is a satisfactory cell phone signal on all South African networks.
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 conservancy property. There were no official game count done and these numbers below are estimated numbers:
Impala, Zebra, Waterbuck, Kudu,
Nyala, Red Hartebeest, Blue Wildebeest, Blesbuck,
Free roaming Game: Duiker, 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 good nocturnal life.
The property would make a perfect residence for a family that wants to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Furthermore, the property could continue to be used as an operational lodge. As well as the land and buildings, the sale will include various other assets, furniture and fittings, that are part of the operational lodge. An inventory of these assets, furniture and fittings is available on request.
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. The property and all its associated land, buildings and specified assets are for
sale at R5.5mill (This price excludes VAT should it be payable)