R 23 800 000
Pam Golding Properties-Richards Bay
R 23 800 000
51 Hectares Macadamia Farm in Pongola . This unique farm is situated in Northern Kwa-Zulu Natal, in a Bio climatic Subarea 10(a), commonly known as Lowveld. The summers are hot (24C - 29C), winters are mild and frost-free (9C 16C) and the average annual rainfall is approximately 650mm. This climate is ideal for the production of macadamia, sugarcane and sub-tropical fruit under irrigation as well cattle and game farming activities.
Should you be interested in owning this well-established macadamia farm surrounded by big five game reserves, this is the ideal opportunity for you. It consists of two adjacent farms, totalling 51 ha of which 37 ha arable land is already planted with approximately 14 000 macadamia trees - all trees are under drip irrigation with fertilizer facilities. The tree ages ranges from two years for two hectares and 33 hectares of them between seven years and sixteen years.
There are a total of twelve boreholes on the properties with four being linked to electrical submersible-pumps, which produced approximately 19 000 liters of water per hour and is supplied to a central reservoir. From here the water is supplied to all the improvement on the farms as well as the irrigation systems. A big earth dam also compliments the irrigation systems.
There are noteworthy valuable improvements on the properties which increases the price of the property significantly. It includes an old cotton mill with de husking and drying facilities for 25 tons, barn to store tractors and sprayers, four houses with complimentary outbuildings and a roadside stall.
All residential complexes as well as the cotton mill is supplied with water and Eskom electricity. All improvements are in good condition of maintenance and the property is game-fenced. The main house has a swimming pool with a beautiful indigenous garden. Three Phase electricity is also available to the main house and cotton mill office complex.