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R 38 200 000 | farm property for sale in port alfred

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OUTSTANDING IRRIGATION FARM (WATER ABUNDANTLY) This farm is for the farmer with vision, energy and the ability to develop the farm to its full potential. NOTE: Farms like this very rarely come onto the market. The previous two owners both owned the farm for 40 years. Size: 1,134 hectares (4 Title Deeds) Situation: • In close proximity to Port Alfred (25 km), Kenton-on-Sea (25 km), only 15 km to Bathurst and 35 km to Grahamstown. • Farm is situated in the Southwell area, Port Alfred and forms part of the 45,000 ha conservation area (Kowie/Kariega) bordering the Kowie River. • Magnificent fauna and flora made up of yellowwood trees, aloes, cycads, different indigenous trees, shrubs, etc. Birds aplenty ie: Fish eagles, Crown Eagle, Fish hawk, Knysna Loerie etc. (Bird enthusiast paradise) Water / Irrigation: • Registered 110 hectares of water rights (535 214m2) irrigated from two dams. • The irrigation water supply has the capacity to deliver water to 300 hectares. Water certificate and PH levels of water are available. • The 2 dams were build 33 years ago, the banks are about 150 m long and up to 30 m deep - the dams have never been empty. • Capacity of the two dams together are approximately 600 000 m2 (120 ha irrigation) More than enough water for a third dam to be built which will increase the capacity to irrigate a further 100 hectares. • 3 fresh water streams flowing through the farm. • Dam 1: 250 000 m3 of water. • Dam 2: 350 000 m3 of water. • Both dams have large bass and kurper. • 5 old cement dams • Kowie River forms one border of the farm - previous owner irrigated from river. • Permission can be applied to pump a further 100 hectares from the river. • Eskom power to dams and river, two old pump rooms - one with two 15 kw motors / pumps • Average rain fall, plus/minus 660 mm of rain per year. • Moderate climate. Fencing: • New 2.4 m fences with 1.2 m pig wire at the bottom, plus well maintained fencing in the various camps. Complete outside fence of 2.4 m with CAE certificate. Outside fence 18.3 km House 1: • 3 phase electricity • 4 Bedroom, 2 bathroom, dining room, lounge, kitchen and pantry. • Old pool/Old tennis court • Air conditioning: - 18 000 BTU aircon in living area, 9000 BTU aircon in bedroom • Neat garden, fully illuminated with lights • Numerous outbuildings and storage facilities • New office with bathroom- can be used as bachelor’s flat • Separate apartment - newly renovated. • Full security system in place ie: - 330 meters fully electrified fence around yard (26 wires). - New security system: 18 CCTV cameras covering the whole house - 40 ”Samsung Flat screen TV screen showing 18 CCTV rooms in lounge - 32 ”TV in main bedroom which shows 18 CCTV cameras. House 2: • 4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large kitchen, open plan dining room and lounge. • 3 x air conditioners – 9000 BTU in study, 12 000 BTU in main bedroom and 18 000 BTU in living area. • The property has 315 meters fully electrified fence around yard. - 9 CCTV cameras covering the entire house, 32 ”TV in main bedroom, 1 x Monitor in study, 1 x monitor in TV room, all included. Garden with LED lights • Fully equipped "garage / gym" of 53 m². All gym equipment included ie: Shaker, Preacher Curl Machine, Smith Machine, Treadmill, Bicycle, Boxing Bag, Full kits of 10 kg dumbbells – 25 kg, Bench, Seated Calf raising machine, Ab flyer and Chest press machine - all in excellent condition. Security: • Both houses are fitted with 2.4 m of full electrified fencing and sliding gates. • Full alarm systems, monitored by local company, 24/7 assistance. Panic buttons as well as remote • All entrance roads to the Southwell area are monitored by cameras, so no vehicles can enter the area unnoticed (Agri SA). OTHER INFRASTRUCTURE: • 5 workers cottages of about 50 m2 overlooking the large dam, ideal for converting into overnight units. All with Eskom power. • There are also 2 smaller structures and a third structure at the dam with two rooms. • About 46 km of dirt roads, numerous small ground dams. • Cattle kraal and dip facilities, Loading ramp for game/cattle • Shooting range - targets at 25 m, 100 m, 200 m, and 300 m • Various Infrastructure and stores for Implements etc. • Large number of cement troughs and dams spread over the farm. • Cement bridges over streams • 6.18 ha orchard of Macadamia (Beaumont) nut trees 10 years and older. Items included in Sale: - Fiat tractor 980 4X4 - Large tractor trailer 4 wheel - 20 dish double disc - 13 Tooth Chisel Plow (Rovic) - 3 m2 Two-wheel damscraper - 3 Tooth Ripper (Big Ox) - Old 600 liter Jacto tractor sprayer Carrying capacity: The farm has a very high carrying capacity, between 3 and 3.5 ha per LSU. Currently, more than 500 head of game graze on plus/minus 842 hectares of the farm, grasses made up of Rhodes / Smuts finger and Kikuyu, underground irrigation pipelines in some of the camps. The Game on the farm is well adapted to this climate, namely: • 9 Eland • 4 Gemsbok (Oryx) • 15 Buffalo • 100 Waterbuck with exceptional genetics, many bulls that are far over 30 ”. • 200 Impalas- more than 50 rams - of the older rams will measure over 24 ”. • 50 Bushbuck • 15 Nyalas • 2 Giraffes • 3 Sable Antelope • 20 Red Hartebeest • 6 Zebras • 20 Rooiribbok (Mountain Reedbuck) • 14 kudu • Waterbuck, more than 30 bulls • Other game – Blue duiker, Grys buck, Common duiker, Warthog, Bush pig, Otter, Honey badger, Jackals, Caracal, Aardvark etc. More than 460 species of game. Potential: • The farm is ideally situated for the export market, only 150 km from the nearest export ports - Port Elizabeth and East London. • Ideal for irrigation, game breeding / hunting and cattle. • Ideal for Avo’s, Macadamias, Dragon Fruit, Blueberries that can generate a substantial income. • It is known that Dragon Fruit can produce 20 tons per ha. At R 50 per kg, your profit is plus/minus R 1 000 000 per hectare. • Large numbers of game produces good hunting income • Ideal for eco-tourism - great demand right now! • Can be ideal for overnight accommodation - shortage of accommodation in the area. • Port Alfred and surrounding areas are very well known to foreigners and a huge attraction to locals, beautiful safe beaches and the very popular Kowie River for fishing, canoeing, skiing, etc. • Modern shopping centers, Netcare Hospital, excellent schools, 43 Flying School and Stenden University Campus, retirement homes, health clinics and health spas. • 130 km from airports (Port Elizabeth and East London) • Reason for sale: Farmer wishes to retire.

Property Details

Purchase PriceR 38 200 000

Type of PropertyFarm

Land Size11340000 m2

Last Updated30 Aug 2019

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