1) SIZE: 1221.7201 hectares
2) LOCALITY: The Farm is situated in the Northam area which is
±200km North, North West of Pretoria. Oliver Thambo International (previously knows as Johannesburg International) Airport is only 268km away by tarred road.
Trips to the Pilansberg Reserve, Sun City and Marekele Big 5 Reserve which is all within an hours drive from the farm, enable spectacular game viewing of the Big 5, which can be seen up close.
3) REGISTRATION DETAIL: The farm consists of 3 title deeds which is registered in a Pty and is VAT registered.
Province: Limpopo Province
Registration: KQ Division
Encumbrances: None which adversely affects the property.
Servitude’s: None which adversely affects the property.
4) THE IMPROVEMENTS: The improvements are constructed from a diverse selection of styles differ from semi face brick under thatch being aesthetically in harmony with the Bushveld to plastered and painted accommodation under thatch roof.
The Main Lodge serves as the hub for the ancillary Chalets, Lapas and and other facilities which is a profitable business. The finishes plus ornate rich African style structures of the treated timber poles supporting the thatch roof structures all add to the ambience to the Lodge as well as the owners residence.
The Developments infrastructure is substantial and includes the following:
4.1 Main Entrance Gate: Brick building of 50m² covered with a thatch roof that does have 2 x Staff rooms (Thatch).
4.2 Staff Accommodation: There are 2 areas on the farm where staff accommodation are constructed. Both construction areas consists of plastered and painted covered with IBR roof. These are the staff accommodation and electricity and water is supplied and fitted. These accommodation are:
1 x Park-home of 80m²
1 x New Staff Quarters of 70m²
1 x Staff Quarters, Laundry & Cold-room of 300m²
4.3 Guest Suites: Perfectly suited to the travelling businessperson or a quick night away. These 2 sleeper rooms have Twin Single, Queen or King Bed options available, each being en suite with a Shower Bathroom. There is an outside dining area with braai facilities and a small kitchenette.
4.4 Kudu Chalet: This a 50m² Chalet and is and open plan with a King-size bed, kitchenette and en suite bathroom with shower and corner bath. There is an outside dining area with braai facilities and a scullery. This is a 2 Sleeper Chalet.
4.5 Warthog Chalet: This is 50m² Chalet and is an open plan with a Double and twin Single beds, a kitchenette and en suite shower bathroom. There is an outside dining area with braai facilities and a scullery. This is a 4 Sleeper Chalet.
4.6 Jackal Chalet: This is a 50m² Chalet and is an open plan with a Double and twin Single beds, a kitchenette and en suite shower bathroom. There is an outside dining area with braai facilities and a scullery. This is a 4 Sleeper Chalet.
4.7 "The Cottage": This Unit is 50m² building and has a Queen bedroom with en suit Shower bathroom. The Lounge is open plan with a Single Bed/Couch and Kitchenette. There is an outside dining area with braai facilities. This is a 3 Sleeper Chalet.
4.8 Impala Chalet: This Chalet 50m² building and is open plan with Queen size bed, a fully equipped kitchen and en suite shower bathroom. It has a private boma with bon fire area and Braai facilities. This is a 3 Sleeper Chalet.
4.9 Nyala Chalet: This Unit is a 230m² building and has 2 King Bedrooms each with an en suite Shower Bathroom, each room is fitted with Satellite T.V. and Air Conditioning. There is an open plan Dining area with a Fully Equipped Kitchen. Upstairs is a T.V. Lounge with 2 single beds and 2 Single bed couches. Outside is a large Stoep with Eating & Entertainment area including Braai facilities and a private Boma This is a 8 Sleeper Chalet.
4.10 Leopard Chalet: This Unit in a 210m² building and has 2 Queen Bedrooms each with an en suite Shower Bathroom; each room is fitted with Satellite T.V. and Air Conditioning. There is an open plan Dining and Lounge area with a Fully Equipped Kitchen, also with T.V. and Air Conditioning. Upstairs are 2 Bedrooms with Double and Twin Single Beds respectively, sharing a Shower Bathroom. Outside is a large Stoep with Eating and Entertainment area including Braai facilities and private Boma. This unit has its own splash Pool. This is a 8 Sleeper Chalet.
4.11 Zebra Chalet: This Unit is 400m² building and has 4 Bedrooms each en suite with a Shower Bathroom; each room is fitted with Satellite T.V. and Air Conditioning. There is an open plan Dining and Lounge area with a Fully Equipped Kitchen, also with T.V. and Air Conditioning. Upstairs are 2 Bedrooms with Double and Twin Single Beds respectively, sharing a Shower Bathroom. Outside is a large Stoep with Eating and Entertainment area including Braai facilities and a private Boma, it also has its own Pool with sun bathing area. This unit is perfect for Small Conferences and Team Building groups. This is a 12 Sleeper Chalet.
Each and every of the above mentioned chalets have the following as a standard:
• Kitchenette - crockery/cutlery, basic prep utensils, Kettle, Microwave, Toaster, Bar Fridge, Electric Frying Pan and a Weber. If further items are required, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will provide as best we can.
• Tea & Coffee making facilities with the addition of Rusks, Orange Juice, Milk and a variety of Cereals are freely available in the Chalet.
• T.V.'s are installed with 7 DSTV Channels (SABC Channels, Mnet, Movie Magic 1 & 2 and all Super Sport Channels).
• Air Conditioner regulating Hot and Cold air.
4.12 Owner’s Accommodation: This is the main residential component being occupied by the property owner himself and is 450m². It consists of the following:
• Lovely private garden
• Open plan Kitchen, dining and lounge area under thatch roof.
• Office and reception area under thatch roof adjacent to the main house.
• 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
• Swimming pool
4.13 Lodge and Restaurant facilities: The Dining Room area is 180m² and is situated at the Main Entertainment Lapa near the Reception, overlooking the pool area and the Monkey Gym. An open restaurant area with roaring fires serving a tasty and there is also a ladies bar area. Other facilities includes:
• Lodge Kitchen (Thatch)of 30m²
• T.V. Lapa (Thatch) of 15m²
• Ablutions (Thatch) of 18m²
• Carports of 202m²
• A Pump House of 7m²
• Workshop and Store Rooms in close proximity of the main lodge of 560m²
4.14 Additional constructions: These additional constructions are –
• 3 x Hunting Lodges of 50m² each
• Oom Piets se huis of 300m²
• Warehouse of 200m²
• Abattoir and cold room of 50m²
• Lapa of 50 m²
• A large feed store constructed of corrugated iron cladding covered with iron roof sheets. This Feedlot is more than your average farm shed it is an income related business and store ±30,000 bales of Lucerne.
5) GAME FARM DETAIL
This is one Superb Game Farm to be sold as a going concern inclusive of all the lodge equipment, furniture, farm vehicles, farm equipment and tools.
5.1 Game Farm in extend of 1221.7201 Hectares: Situated in a malaria free area, this Jewel of a game farm is ecologically superb with a rich mix of bushveld sweetveld areas and open savannah areas. Attractive koppies and mountains in the backdrop give this property a real Africa feel. The entrance gate is bordering a well maintained gravel road and promise and enjoyable experience to come unto this farm.
5.1.1 Roads: The dirt roads give good access to all sections of the farm and are maintained with its own necessary equipment by the ground staff. The farm has sufficient and well maintained roads plus plenty of additional trails which are also well maintained.
5.1.2 Game Fence: Fully game fenced accordingly to the requirements of the Dept. Nature Conservation. There are 2 game breeding areas specially fenced off and is also jackal proof and consist of electrified game fencing.
5.1.3 Water: The Water reticulation on this farm is above average as all areas of the farm are covered in terms of a supply point per area. There are several earth dams on this farm as well as some water holes where water is periodically pumped into them from the boreholes. The farm has ample water suitable for human and animal consumption.
Water from is also obtained from the Magalies Water Scheme and there are 4 boreholes on the farm from which 2 equipped, strategically placed to ensure the water troughs and Lodge have water in abundance.
The water holes are well spread throughout the farm, which avoids concentrated damage to the vegetation, by the game.
Note: The Game Farm have more water than what they can consume.
5.2 Flora: There is a great variety grasses and trees. Herewith is a short list of just a few of the many trees:
Acacia Erubescens - Blue thorn
Aloe Wickensii - Aloe
Combretum Imberbe - Leadwood
Combretum Molle - Velvet bushwillow
Combretum Zeyheri - Large-fruited bushwillow
Peltophorum Africanum - Weeping wattle
Rhus Lancia - Karee
Rhus Pyroides Common - taaibos
Sclerocarya Birrea subsp. Caffra - Marula
Spirostachys Africana - Tambotie
Terminalia Sericea - Silver terminalia
Ziziphus Mucronata - Buffalo thorn
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 these beautiful area forming a breathtaking tranquil landscape and being an important part of animal, bird and insect nutrition.
5.3 Fauna: The Farm is extremely well stocked but also well balanced with a large variety of game. This region, being the centre of the South African hunting heartbeat, and well known between local as well as overseas hunters.
Please note: The game in the breeding camps are Nyala, Golden Wilde Beest and Sable which are not included in the sale.
The following game are included in the sale:
Impala ±350 Gemsbuck ±31
Kudu ±56 R/H Beest ±60
Blesbuck ±20 B/ W Beest ±130
Zebra ±26 Eland ±35
Waterbuck ±150 Giraffe±6
Also occurring on the property is the following: Caracal, African Civet, Large & small Genet, Porcupine, Ant bear, Pangolin, Bush pig, Vervet monkey, Yellow mongoose, Lesser bush baby, Slender mongoose, Tree squirrel etc. This farm has exceptional nocturnal life. (Please note that because it is a game farm and regulated and controlled hunting do occur, these numbers above are estimated numbers.)
Leguan (monitor lizard)
Lizards (many species)
Snakes (many species)
Chameleon and Tortoise
Birds of prey:
Birds (many species)
5.4 Topography: This farm is a relatively flat lying area with Thabazimbi in the distance, directly translated to the mountain of Iron, which forms part of the Waterberg Mountains. The soil structure is made up mostly of red clay and turf, with numerous magnetite bands occurring through the farm and is clearly visible on the surface of the dirt roads.
6) 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 we looked at the current and lucrative positive cash flow of the commercial lodge. Audited and financial reports are available to qualified buyers. The subject property is well established has a Superior rating by AA Travel and have achieved a 4 Star grading from the S.A. Tourism Grading Council, retaining both these ratings to this date. Considering the size, it proved itself as an economical viable commercial game farm that offers a diverse stream of income with a fair annual profit.
Price: R18.0mill (excl. VAT should it be payable)