515 ha farm in Grahamstown

R 8 100 000

Andrew Warren

Cape Frontier Properties

515 ha farm in Grahamstown

R 8 100 000

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Land Area 515 ha
Rates R 500

Well-developed Game and Stock farm with a good carrying capacity and diversity of veld types. The farm has a large historic homestead and 2.3km of Kariega River Frontage.

Location:

Approx. 23 Km from Grahamstown, 35km from Kenton on Sea and 130km from Port Elizabeth

Size: 515 Ha

Building Infrastructure:

A large historic homestead in good condition, with yellowwood floors, high yellowwood ceilings and sash windows. Originally built as a school the homestead has 5 large bedrooms, two bathrooms and a separate toilet. There is a lounge with fireplace, dining room leading off the kitchen, Braai / family room, storeroom and a large verandah running down two sides of the house.

There is a neat staff house next to the homestead and a large garage / shed building in the same vicinity.

Water:

-2.3 Km of Kariega River Frontage on both banks, with a weir that holds water permanently. The property benefits from the right to water let downs from The Settlers Dam in the event of the weir running low. There is 1.8 kw submersible pump at the weir on Eskom power.

-1 Borehole on solar power, panels and pump do not belong to the farm.

-8 farm dams and 10 water troughs provide stock water.

-Rainfall 600 650 mm / annum

Topography:

Most of the farm lies on a flat plateau with approximately 1/3 of the farm made up of the Kariega River Valley and a tributary valley, with steep sides with a number of flat open floodplain areas along the river.

Vegetation:

Approximately 176Ha of the farm is high carrying capacity sourveld grassland with a high prevalence of Rooigrass (Thremeda triandra). An area of similar size is Grahamstown Mosaic Thicket, with large open areas with good palatable grass cover, intermediate areas of Savannah like structure and a few areas which have been bush encroached.

The valleys are dominated by both Xeric and Coastal Valley Thicket, with Riparian vegetation along the river banks and open sweet veld grassed flood plains.

Farm Infrastructure:

-339 Ha has a new game fence 21 strand with one electric wire, part of the fence is netted to 4 foot with a mat.

The farm has a CAE.

-There are three stock camps in the game area.

-176 Ha stock fenced area with 7 camps this fencing is predominantly new and all camps have an electric a single

electric wire.

-Good road network in good condition.

-Two sets of stock handling facilities in excellent condition.

-1 plunge dip

Game and Stock:

Impala-30

Kudu-21

Hartebeest 5

Bushbuck, Warthog, Grey Duiker, Blue Duiker and Bushpig are all common.

Currently running a commercial Bonsmara herd of 118 Breeding Cows. Weaners are sold at 8-9 Months at +- 220 KGs.

Livestock not included in the sale.

Asking Price: R8.1M + VAT

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515 ha farm in Grahamstown

R 8 100 000

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