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R 4 450 000 | farm property for sale in port alfred

Property Description

Looking for a guest farm? Looking for a working farm? Your opportunity to have both. GRASSLANDS FARM PORT ALFRED / KENTON-ON-SEA Grasslands farm is over 81 ha of land suitable for small scale stock farming,vegetable and flower cultivation, breeding of horses, pigs, poultry, fodder production or simply enjoying a life in the countryside. Buildings and improvements: 932 sqm made up as follows: • Modern 200 sqm north facing home under tiles with 3 carpeted bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a study, sunken lounge and dining room. • Modern fibreglass swimming pool with patio leading on to large garden with rolling lawns and sea view – a real bird and nature lovers paradise. • A large (56 sqm) double garage including an outside bedroom. • Paved courtyards, 24 000 litre underground rainwater reservoir, excellent television and cell phone reception. • 230 sqm pack shed or store with ablution facilities. • Six staff houses (1 X 67 sqm, 5 X 69 sqm) with electricity and indoor sanitation, situated in park like surroundings with beautiful sea views • 34 sqm ablution block (8 toilets Situated in the middle of a proclaimed 1850 ha provincial Heritage site.It lies approximately 276m above sea level and, as the crow flies, only 10km from the sea. Early 1820 Settler buildings abound. The Southwell Country Club, where cricket, tennis and socializing are the main activities, is only 3km away. The original farm, of which, Grasslands is a subdivided portion, has been owned by the same extended family since the original purchase in 1835. The main water supply on Grasslands farm is pumped from boreholes,which tap into the source of the Kasouga River, originally known as Twee Fontein in the pre-settler trek Boer period. This water was used to irrigate orange orchids on the home farm from as early as 1800 to the 1940’s and subsequently, vegetables and flowers for the past 30 years. This abundant source of water makes it an ideal location to farm thirsty crops. WATER • Registered earthen irrigation dam with pump, electric motor and irrigation system • Three fully equipped boreholes used for domestic and irrigation purposes; • Stock watering borehole (not equipped) and three reservoirs ALL FACILITIES ARE REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF WATER AFFAIRS. CERTIFICATES AND WATER LICENSE QUANTITIES ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. AGRICULTURE Presently only about 10 ha is being used to grow vegetables under supplementary irrigation. The balance comprises old lands and indigenous vegetation. SALES FIGURES ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. LAND CLAIMS Nil GRAVES GPS co-ordinates to be recorded. DRIVING DISTANCES • 20 mins (18km) from Kasouga Holiday Resort – unspoilt beach/blind river (read Twee Fontein, origin Grasslands Farm) • 20 mins (19km) from Port Alfred Super Spar/school/hospital • 25 mins (22km) from Kenton-on-Sea Spar/school • 35 mins (36km) from Grahamstown Schools & University • 1hr 45 mins (160km) from both Port Elizabeth and East London

Property Details

Purchase PriceR 4 450 000

Building Size932 m2

Price Per SQMR 4774 m2

Type of PropertyFarm

Land Size810000 m2

Last Updated13 Dec 2019

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