±3710 hectares (9167 acres). Combination farm of Game, Cattle and Irrigation.
The farm is located in the Nylstroom (now Modimolle) area and is 180 km from Zambezi Drive North of Pretoria. Less than 90 min drive from Pretoria North. Good tar road most of the way with a small distance on gravel road.
3) REGISTRATION DETAIL
The farm consists of 4 title deeds which is registered in a Company which is not VAT registered.
Province: Limpopo Province
Servitude’s: There are 2 gravel roads subdividing the property – ideal for cattle farming that uses rotational grazing.
4) THE IMPROVEMENTS
The developments are practical and very, very neat and consists of the following:
This 3710ha has a total of 21 houses spread out over the whole property. There are two main houses. Each house has incredible views over the valley. The one house is a 9-bedroom house with 7 bathrooms and the other double story house is a 2-bedroom house with 2 bathrooms. All the furniture is state of the art and is included in the sale. But to describe 20 houses will take forever, but to summarise it… the majority are Tuscany design mansions to your typical 3-bedroom and two-bedroomed Tuscany designed houses that has either 1 or 2 bathrooms. Some houses have bachelor type flats. There is a dormitory for researchers or students and some houses have corrugated iron roof and in total there are 4 swimming pools (2 x heated pools with solar panels).
There are 27 permanent silos, 3 hothouses and many covered storage rooms and workshops. There are several motor garages, there is a cold room and slaughtering facilities. There is an equipped laboratory, offices with a boardroom.
Staff housing and compounds. There are cattle handling facilities, pump houses for the irrigation and much more.
5) COMBINATION FARM DETAIL
This is one of the best and practical combination farms consisting of Game, Cattle and irrigation farms on the market.
The Farm is in extend of ±3710Hectares
Situated in a malaria free area, this Jewel of a combination farm is ecologically superb with a rich mix of the typical mixed bushveld attractive large boekenhout and seringa trees with beautiful plains and 14 pivots that forms a picture perfect portrait of this area.
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.
There are two game holding areas. The one area is ±230ha with predator proof fencing as well as electrified. This area is used for Cheetah rehabilitation as there are boma facilities and food processing areas etc. The Second area is ±990ha in size which is fully game fenced accordingly to the requirements of the Dept. Nature Conservation. The remainder areas are cattle fenced with normal cattle fencing. All fences are regular patrolled by ground staff. Security fencing and overall security throughout the property’s top housing is through electronic gates ensure ease of access.
There are about 5 bore holes that is only used to supply drinking water to the houses. The main farm has 11 dams that are fed by either perennial sprouts and springs and the main dams have always been full all year around since the Seller have had the farm. Here are some of the sizes of some of the dams:
1 x 14ha dam
1 x 12 ha dam
1 x 6ha dam
1 x 1.5ha dam
2 x 1ha dams
There are ample fish in the big dams. There are 3 perennial sprouts (total of 12 km) running through the property. The property has ±2 900 000m³ (two million nine hundred thousand cubic meters) of water rights per year. The storage dams is registered to store 97 600 m³ of water in the dams.
This property has ±610ha of irrigatable land under a total of 25 centre pivots. The infrastructure and pumphouses with pipelines are all in place. The current owner has only 14 irrigation pivots that covers an area for ±470ha. This property is suitable to farm various crops like maize, potatoes, vegetables, Lucerne, tobacco or pecan nuts.
There is a great variety grasses and trees. These trees are not only functional, but also aesthetically pleasing to the eye, as can be seen from pictures. A wide variety of indigenous trees cover this beautiful area forming a breath taking tranquil landscape and being an important part of animal, bird and insect nutrition.
The Property is 95% flat with some slight slope areas and a small hill side on the one side.
The game farm portion is well balanced with a balanced amount of game. This region, being the centre of the South African echo tourism heartbeat and Big 5 game reserves, and well known between local as well as overseas investors, has some of the largest trophy game in South Africa. This property is stocked with Zebra, Impala, Blue Wildebeest, Waterbuck, Blesbuck, R/H Beest, Bushbuck, Rheedbuck, Hippo, etc.
This huge property is extremely impressive. I was totally overwhelmed when I set my feet on this property. It is neat, tidy and a perfect well oiled machine. The infrastructure - it is so huge that and everything is in its place. This property with its laboratory and dormitory as well as 20 houses and 25 center pivot areas is the prefect property to train skills and teach the young farmers how to farm, to do research, to learn the trade of precise farming in a very lucrative market. All the facilities are in place and neat and ready to be used...fully equipped!! This is truly a once in a life opportunity where a combination farm of consisting irrigation, cattle and game can be owned and contribute to the education of our youth as they are learning and studying and do some research on agricultural matters.
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 and the loose assets.
Only per-approved buyers will be allowed access to view the subject property.
Price: R97.5 million (This price excludes VAT should it be payable)