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8623ha Ellisras

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Agent: Andries du Toit Tel Nr: +2783 292 3833. E-mail: chandrie@icon.co.za

1) SIZE
8623 hectares – Elegant Game and Game Breeding Farm is a combination game farm like no other.


2) LOCALITY
In the vicinity of Ellisras and Vaalwater, Limpopo Province, South Africa. This malaria-free unspoilt combination Game Lodging, 5 Star Safaris and Hunting farm is less than 30 minutes’ drive from Ellisras  and/or 3.5 hours’ drive from Gauteng and OR Tambo Airport

3) REGISTRATION DETAIL
The farm consists of 11 title deeds which is registered in three Companies which is VAT registered.
Province: Limpopo Province
Servitude’s:  There are no road servitudes that subdivide the property.



4) THE IMPROVEMENTS
Main entrance:
Electronic security with electric gate.

Lodge (831m in total)
There is a Reception & Main dining area which is a 290m thatched building (fully air-conditioned) with brick walls and ceramic flooring, accommodating the following facilities:
Dining / Breakfast area with coffee bar and a normal Bar
A Lapa  and Lounge area
A PH Office and a cloak rooms for ladies & men each

Garden lounge & Bar at Swimming pool
This is a 56.25m veranda-like thatched roof building with brick walls and and there is a swimming pool.

Chalets
There is 4 x Luxurious thatched roof chalets with air-condition units and ceramic flooring. Sizes 93.5m, 119m, 56m and 64m respectively. 2 of the chalets are single bedroom chalets [sleep 4] and the other 2 are double bedroom chalets [sleep 8]

Kitchen building
This building is 72.25m in size and is a well equipped kitchen with ceramic flooring. Equipment include a gas stove with extractor fan, melamine kitchen cupboards, a pantry and scullery. This is a brick structure with iron roofing and ceramic flooring; in a good condition

Main Manager’s house
This is a 179m double storey thatched house, with slate flooring; in good condition, with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a study, living rooms, kitchen and scullery. The house is fully air-conditioned. There is a 30.25m thatched lapa for their private use.

2nd manager house
This is a 223m double storey house linked with 3 chalets 108m and with a 71.5m flat. The buildings are brick structures with tile roofing and ceramic flooring; in good condition and fully air-conditioned. there is a swimming Pool as well.
The 2nd Manager’s House area has a 42m Double garage,  a Butchery and store room, 144m Storage facility and 75m labour housing. The garages and butchery are brick structures with tile roofing and cement and/or ceramic flooring; in good condition. The store facility and labour housing are brick structures with iron roofing; in reasonable condition

3rd Managers House
This is a 225m 3 bedroom house. The building is a stone and brick structure with slate flooring; in reasonable condition. this area has the following outbuilding:
a 39m garage building
a 7.9m rondavel (laundry)
The buildings are brick structures with iron roofing; in reasonable condition.

4th Manager's House
This is a 229m 3 bedroom house. This is a brick structure building with tile roofing and ceramic flooring; in a reasonable good condition and fully air-conditioned. this area has the following outbuildings:
a 100m garage and storerooms
a 48m thatched lapa with a swimming pool

Laundry- and related Store facilities
This building is 80m in size and is a brick structure with iron roofing accommodating a laundry, linen store room and a room for the host / hostess on duty.

Hunters Camp
This is a 167m house with living areas, well equipped kitchen, bathroom, separate toilet, 2 spacious bedrooms and a lapa.
The building is a brick structure with tile roofing and ceramic flooring; in good condition and fully air-conditioned. there are chalets which consists of the following:
2 x 2 bedroom chalets with 1 bathroom each (50m and 57.5m respectively).
The buildings are brick structures with tile roofing and ceramic flooring; in good condition; fully air-conditioned.
There is a swimming pool and a tennis court

Other Structures
* Covered parking [108m]
* Long range shooting facility - About 12m thatched shade with rifle bench rest.
* The farm office - a 100m thatched building with carpet flooring; in good condition. The building is fully air-conditioned
* Garages & Store room - a 178m building with iron roofing and cement flooring, accommodating 8 garages with metal roller doors and a store room; all in good condition.
* Auction facilities - Open steel structure with iron roofing and cement flooring; in good condition with toilet facility.
* Outbuildings - a 97.5m double garage and store room; brick structure with tile roofing and cement flooring, in good condition and there are Servant’s room and laundry (32m and 38.5m respectively)
* Labour housing - this is a 264.25m building with iron roofing and cement flooring; accommodating 10 bedrooms, ablution and TV room.

Hides
There are 8 hides for bow hunters

Workshops & Store facilities
This is a total of 652m building with iron roofing and cement flooring; accommodating a workshop, 3 store rooms, a tools room, a skin room, 2 cold rooms, 2 garages and Lucerne store room. There is a 355m Workshop with pit and all these buildings are in good condition



5) GAME FARM DETAIL
This is one Superb combination game consisting of Game Lodging, Safaris a Hunting Farm.

Combination Farm in extend of 8623 Hectares
Located in the Malaria Free just north of the Waterberg mountain range of South Africa, near the Town of Ellisras in the Limpopo Province, is a truly well managed, well developed Game farm. Overlooking the Waterberg Mountains from a certain area of on farm, releases a pulse to the rhythm of Africa’s heartbeat deep within your soul. This game farm proudly portrays a true picture of well managed and productive game farm in South Africa.

Roads
The farm roads give good access to different sections of the farm. The farm has several kilometres of roads plus plenty of additional easy accessible game trails to explore the farm by foot. The veld “padjies” and main internal roads are well maintained.

Game Fence
The property is fenced in with 21 wire game fencing electrified with electrical wires [6 live wires on outside of the fence] and additional “bonnox”-fencing for about 12km for extra resistance to keep small game in.

Each of the farm houses and the hunters- camp are fenced in with security fencing and the lodge with related improvements are fenced in with similar electrified game fencing.


Animal handling facilities
58 cubicles each with water and shade for buck species; 2 cubicles with water and shade for giraffes and 3 cubicles each with water and shade for buffalo and larger animals.

Measurements of the enforced wooden pole structures are:
60 Cubicles 75m x 40m = 3 000m
2 Crush-pens 35m x 2.5m = 87.5m each.

Breeding & Quarantine camps
250 Hectares are fenced in with 21 wires game fencing electrified with 12 live electrical wires; with its own water infrastructure of 1 borehole with 2 x 5000 litre water tanks and 3 cement water outlets; for breeding purposes. 2 x 4 hectares are fenced in with 21 wires game fencing with diamond mesh; also electrified; for quarantine and/or special observation purposes.


Water
9 equipped boreholes about 120 m deep with sufficient delivering capacity of about 5 500litres/hour. 7 boreholes are equipped with submersible pumps from Eskom power supply; and 2 boreholes equipped with submersible pumps from solar power supply.
Also 4 unequipped boreholes for future use.

2 x concrete structured dams are built in the Klip River to accommodate hippopotamus, crocodiles and indigenous fish species.

The distribution of water is well planned to provide sufficient water for domestic- and for animal use with 5 cement dams, a number of water tanks and 16 water outlets for game.

7 graded earth dams with water supply and 4 graded dams with seasonal water; add to the water outlets for animals.

Soil
Four types of soil are identified:
1) Eutrophic Upland Duplex soils (about 10% of area)
2) Mispah & Glenrosa soils (about 20% of area)
3) Lime rare Mispha & Glenrosa soils (about 20% of area)
4) Red & Yellow Apedale freely drained soils (about 50% of area)


Rainfall: 350 - 550mm annually.

Temperatures: Summer  - max. 42 C and min. 17 C.
                          Winter  -   max. 27 C and min. 5 C.

Climate:  The Ellisras area has a unique healthy climate. The summer night temperatures drop down to below 17 C, which makes it bearable without a need of air-conditioning. 

Electricity: Electricity is obtained from Eskom: with 9 power connections


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



Wildlife
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 since 2015. 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:
Giraffe   58                     Kudu  449                     Waterbuck 353                         Bluewildebeest 250
Impala   1500                 Leopard 5                      Oryx126                                 Redhartebeest  46
Blesbuck 39                    Bushbuck 9                    Bushpig 6                                Common duiker 43
Crocodile 3                     Eland 180                      Elephant 22                             Mountain Reedbuck 20
Hippo 7                          Nyala 142                      Ostrich 37                               Mountain Zebra 26
Klipspringer 24               Steenbuck 42                  Warthog 280                           Zebra Burchells 182

Free roaming Game: Aardvark, Pangolin, Aardwolf, Porcupine, Scrub hare, Mongoose, 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
The Seller sells this property as a going concern and includes the following as well: 
2000 Toyota Hilux Pick-up
1992 Toyota Land Cruiser
2000 Toyota Hilux Pick-up
2003 Toyota Hilux Pick-up
2004 Toyota Hilux Pick-up
2006 Challenger Trailer
2006 Toyota Quantum Kombi
1996 Toyota Land Cruiser
2005 Pajero
1997 Fiat Tractor
1994 Voyager Trailer
2003 Toyota Land Cruiser
1989 Fiat Tractor
1996 Toyota Land Cruiser
Basic hand tools
(the above content can change without prior notice by the time this property is sold)


6) IMPRESSION:
This 8623-hectare Immaculate Game and Hunting Destination Farm in South Africa is now for sale!!! The owner constructed such a stunning Safari Lodge with additional developments on this South African Game Ranch. There is a rich ecosystem where wildlife species roam free while you enjoy the prolific wildlife scenes in a wilderness that is untamed and you truly feel one with your surroundings!! This Game and Hunting Ranch’s mandate is to promote and sustain a multi-usage wilderness establishment where the habitat of this exclusive game ranch offers an exceptional safari experience for people and a balanced system for the wildlife. Take exciting game drives in a safari vehicle which allow unobstructed views of an abundance of plains game and perhaps trying to catch so fish in one of the big natural earth dams. Enjoy life on this farm in tranquility and learn to relax while time stand still and yet…in a distance you can hear the trumpet call of a heard of Elephants !!


7) TOPOGRAPHY
This Game Farm has a ratio of 0% mountainous terrain and 100% flat to a very slight slope. Very well balanced and selected areas on this property were converted into the breeding areas as well as areas that has been managed to stop bush encroachment. Mixtures of overall sweet veld make the grazing potential perfect to introduce a greater variety of animals to roam freely on 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: US$ 15mill   (This price excludes VAT should it be payable)