494 ha Farm in Jansenville
R 4 995 000
Seeff Graaff Reinet
494 ha Farm in Jansenville
R 4 995 000
Lock, stock & barrel. An easily accessible Noorsveld lifestyle farm perfectly located as a weekend getaway or as an opportunity to retreat to the Karoo with potential to earn an income from tourist accommodation, eco-tourism, and/or hunting. A variety of game species and all moveable assets including household goods, vehicles, tools, equipment, and implements are included in the price. Situated on high ground is a modern and attractive 4 bedroom stone house with panoramic views to the south west, and the original homestead is in the process of restoration and is ideal as a managers cottage or guesthouse.
LOCATION: 8 km north of Jansenville
SIZE: 494.3890 ha
CARRYING CAPACITY: 16 18 hectares / Large Stock Unit
ANNUAL RAINFALL: 270 mm
TOPOGRAPHY: Undulating hills and valleys typical of the northern Noorsveld with non-perennial streams leading down to the Sundays River on the western boundary. After rain, one stream forms a spectacular 25 metre high waterfall. Altitude is 435 - 660 m ASL.
VEGETATION: Typical Noorsveld dominated by Sweet Noors, dwarf Karoo shrubs and other palatable species including Spekboom, Vygies, Jacket Plum, Karoo Shepherds Tree, Wild Pomegranate, with Sweet Thorn trees and a variety of grasses especially prevalent along the banks of the Sundays River. The northern hills landscape is dominated by numerous Aloe Ferox which provide a splash of colour in season. Unusual species of flora also include the Elephants Foot succulent and the protected Karoo Cycad a giant (2.5 m) example of which is to be found in a remote kloof.
BUILDINGS: The modern and well-designed homestead is constructed from attractive local stone and has spectacular views over the property from its position high up against a hill. The home is a perfect sanctuary for relaxed living and easy entertaining with a large open-plan kitchen/dining room/lounge with a large fireplace, two air conditioners, four bedrooms all with built-in cupboards, two full bathrooms, a wide veranda with undercover braai, and a separate lapa with fire pit. The original pitched roof farm homestead has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, lounge, open-plan kitchen/dining room, veranda, cold-room, and a loft which could be used as a kids bedroom or kids entertainment area. This building is currently in the process of a complete restoration and has many original Oregon pine features. A nearby outbuilding consists of a workshop, store and double garage. In addition the farm has a two bedroom staff cottage, a corrugated iron lucerne store and a timber store. On the banks of the Sundays River is a rustic one room stone cottage, recently reroofed and ideal for development as an overnight hut.
INFRASTRUCTURE: The property is divided into 9 camps all of which all are enclosed by a high 2.4 m game fence except for two camps. The fencing is all in reasonable order and the property has an adequate recently developed farm-road network. On the banks of the Sundays River there are 2 ha of fallow lands that could be redeveloped. The farm has two stone kraals with 2.4 m high walls that can be developed into handling facilities for game and two fenced sheep kraals.
WATER SUPPLY: A more than adequate supply of water for domestic and livestock purposes is supplied by a network of three windmills, one borehole fitted with an electric pump, Jojo tanks and water-troughs. In addition there are water-pools in the Sundays riverbed and a few small earth dams for game and stock waters.
ENERGY: Eskom (municipal) electricity
LIVESTOCK & GAME: Currently (June 2020) carrying a herd of 40 sheep and variety of game, including 3 Bontebok, 2 Sable Antelope, 20 Springbok, 25 Copper Springbok, 13 Black Springbok, 8 Blesbok, 3 White Blesbok, 10 Nyla, 7 Impala, 1 Black Impala, 15 Mountain Reedbuck, 30 Kudu, and other naturally occurring species like Duiker and Steenbok.
MOVEABLE ASSETS: All household goods (excl. personal items) including bedroom, lounge, dining room, kitchen and patio furniture, cooking, cold-storage, cleaning and washing appliances, TV & DSTV, kitchenware, crockery, linen, decorative items etc. Additional items include a restored vintage fridge, a restored vintage freezer, a snooker table and a 3 m x 3 m army tent. Farm equipment including tools, a 3 ton winch, tyre compressors, paint compressor, a 8 kW generator, a chainsaw, work bench, grinder, drills, circular saw etc. Vehicles and implements include a 2011 Toyota Hilux 2.5 D4D bakkie, a Massey Ferguson 165 tractor with front blade and 2 rippers, a PTO driven Noors chipper, a freestanding Noors cutter, a Yamaha 250 Timberwolf ATV, a game trailer, a water trailer, and a double axle farm trailer.
MOVEABLE ASSETS, LIVESTOCK & GAME PRICE: All the above is included in the sales price.