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968ha Northam - Thabazimbi

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Agent: Rudie Swanepoel. Tel Nr: +27823533448. E-mail: corporate@gamefarmestates.co.za alternatively rudie@homemail.co.za

1) SIZE
 968 hectares - Privately owned game and hunting farm
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2) LOCALITY
In the vicinity of the Northam (between Rustenburg and Thabazimbi) Limpopo Province and less than 2 hours drive from Pretoria (180 kilometres from Pretoria).  This Game Farm spreads over 968ha of pristine bushveld/savanna and rare indigenous forest in the mountains and is a nice game farm with low maintenance and easily managed from anywhere.

3) REGISTRATION DETAIL
The farm consists of 1 portion which is registered in a Pty and is VAT registered.
Province: Limpopo Province
Servitude's:  There are no road servitudes that subdivide the property.


4) THE IMPROVEMENTS
Accommodation:
The Farm accommodation consists of one farm house (5 bed rooms, 2.5 bathrooms, lounge, kitchen, and verandah, boma)  enclosed by 1.8m high electrified game fence and one hunter’s cabin (Sleeping facilities for 5 with braai amenities – fully furnished).  .
 

Other Developments:
The The farm has the following improvements:
  Situated within the fenced farm house area:
          Garage and store room,
          Two x 2100 liter diesel tanks,
          One brick dam. This dam provides drinking water for the animals over the entire farm by means of a        
          booster pump.

  Slaughter area under a steel hanger (35m x 11.8m) with a walk in cool room  (5m x3m), Plans for abattoir by
     an accredited designer for abattoir and meat processing facilities are available.

   Old horse stables, laborers living quarters (4 rooms with a toilet and shower) and additional storage facilities

   One large galvanized corrugated dam.

   9 water troughs/ drinking holes spread across the farm.


5) GAME FARM DETAIL

Located in a Malaria Free are of South Africa, near the Town of Northam in the Limpopo Province, is a well managed, well developed privately owned game farm. The owner is using this as his personal weekend break away game and winter hunting farm....this is that typical “something nice to have” type of property.

Roads
The farm roads give good access to different sections of the farm. The farm has several kilometers of roads plus plenty of additional easy accessible game trails to explore the farm by foot.

Water
This is farm has a section where there are mountains...this creates a nice catchment area for rain water. summer mountain streams are a delight. There is a bore hole which is equipped and delivers 5500l/h and there are game drinking points all over the property.  
 
Flora
There is a great variety grasses and trees. Herewith is a short list of just a few of the many trees:

Acacia

Ataksacantha

Flame Thorn

Acacia

Karoo

Sweet thorn

Acacia

Seberiana

Silky thorn

Aloe

Wickensii

Aloe

Annona

Senegalensis

Wild custard apple

Bauhinia

Petersiana

White bauhinia

Berchemia

Zeyheri

Red ivory

Combretum

Hereroense

Kierieklapper

Combretum

Molle

Velvet bushwillow

Combretum

Zeyheri

Large-fruited bushwillow

Olea

Europaea

Wild olive

Ozoroa

Paniculosa

Common resin tree

Pappea

Capenses

Doppruim

Peltophorum

Africanum

Weeping wattle

Rhus

Lancia

Karee

Rhus

Pyroides

Common taaibos

Sclerocarya

Birrea subsp. Caffra

Marula

Spatodea

Campanulata

African flame tree

Terminalia

Sericea

Silver terminalia

Ximenia

Caffra

Large sourplum

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.

Dominant Grass Species:

Red Grass

Themeda triandra

Common Thatching Grass

Hyparrhenia hirta

White Buffalo

Panicum Coloratum

Common Russet Grass

Loudetia simple

Bristle-leaved Red Top

 Melinis nerviglumis

Couch Grass

Cynodon dactylon

Guinea Grass

Panicum maximum

Common Finger Grass

Digitaria eriantha

Mountain Bristle Grass

Setaria lindenbergiana

Weeping Love Grass

Eragrotis curvula

Herringbone Grass

Pogonarthria squarrosa

Natal Red Top

Melinis repens

Game
The property has exemption for game listed below.

The following game is included in the sale and is roaming freely on the open farm. No numbers however can be guaranteed and the seller has not done any official game counting. These numbers below are all estimate numbers but the owner believe that these numbers are very conservative as none of the new born babies have been added:
Impala 250                       Zebra 30                       Waterbuck 10                  Kudu 30
Eland 30                          Nyala 17                        Oryx 9                           Blue Wildebeest 50
Giraffe 13                        Blessbuck 20                   Redharte Beest 9


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 exceptional nocturnal life.

Reptiles:
Leguan (monitor lizard)
Lizards (many species)
Snakes (many species)
Chameleon and Tortoise

Birds of prey:
Martial Eagle
Black eagle
Snake eagle
Bateleur eagle
Owl
 

Birds (many species)

Loose Assets
Movable assets included as part of the sale:
   Land Rover game viewer,
   165 Massey Ferguson tractor,
   1000 litre firefighter trailer,
   General farm trailer for tractor,
   Slasher for tractor,
   General farming tools and equipment (Stihl brush cutters, Stihl chainsaw) etc.

Movable assets available for sale but NOT included in asking price (negotiable):
   S770 Bobcat skid steer loader with slasher / mulcher attachment for deforesting,
 

6) IMPRESSION:
This game farm is not overdeveloped and therefore you will not pay for unwanted developments. The development potential is enormous - this property creates an opportunity for you to create your own lodge, portraying your vision and leave your fingerprint as an inheritance for your generations to come.

7) TOPOGRAPHY
This Game Farm has a good balance in terms of mountains (30%) and plains. Overall sweet veld on the plains and sour veld in the mountain areas. Very well balanced and selected areas on this property can also be converted into the breeding areas. Mixtures of sweet veld with the minority sour veld make the grazing potential perfect for a greater variety of animals to roam this property.

8) 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: R12.8mill (This price excludes VAT should it be payable)