A scenic and idyllic off-grid getaway currently farmed with +- 150 Boer Goat ewes and 40 Cattle. This property holds potential for cattle, game, Angora or Boer goat and game farming.
SIZE: 1,445 ha.
RAINFALL: Summer rainfall of +-350 mm per annum.
CARRYING CAPACITY: +- 16 ha per LSU
TOPOGRAPHY: From the south-west a valley +- 1,000 m ASL narrows to the east with north-facing slopes to the south and koppies, rante and the northern mountain slopes reaching 1,600 m ASL.
VEGETATION: Along the river there is typical riverine thicket with Acacia Karoo and Karee and underlying Kweek and other grasses. On the more open slopes dwarf Karoo shrubs and Wild Pomegranate are to be found and on the north-facing slopes some Spekboom is still to be found.
WATER SUPPLY: The farm has a 191 000 m³ dam with an 8 m concrete wall (stocked with bass). The dam is registered and when full has a surface area of 10 ha. All camps have access to the river which in 10 years has not run dry. Besides this the camps also have boreholes and water-troughs.
LANDS: There is 0.5 ha with irrigation at the house and newly planted with lucerne. There are 4 ha of old lands below the dam not in production.
BUILDINGS: The farm has an attractive newly-built modern home (270 m2) With 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and an open-plan kitchen/lounge/dining room with large glass doors and verandas to the east and west. The home has screed floors and a large fireplace. There is also a 2 bedroom staff cottage (+- 60 m2)) with a kitchen and bathroom and a wooden chalet/storeroom on the farm.
INFRASTRUCTURE: The farm has 6 large camps, 2 small camps (15 – 20 ha) and two lambing camps near to the house. There are stock handling facilities and loading ramp for cattle as well as small stock handling facilities with 5 separate enclosures.
POWER SUPPLY: Solar Power at both the main residence and the staff cottage.
GAME: Naturally occurring species include Kudu, Grey Rhebok and Mountain Reedbuck and introduced species include +- 70 Impala, +- 3 Eland and +- 50 Kalahari Springbok.
Graaff-Reinet, described by missionary David Livingstone as “the prettiest town in all Africa” is situated in the politically stable eastern Karoo , affording a healthy climate without malaria or tropical diseases.
Well known for its friendly village atmosphere, it has excellent doctors, schools and amenities, making it the ideal place for young families as well as retirement.
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