14366 ha farm in Upington
R 82 500 000
14366 ha farm in Upington
R 82 500 000Can I afford this?
At the heart of the Kalahari (derived from the word 'Kgalagadi' which means 'the great drought,') the proud owner of this business in the space of less than a decade, established an oasis in the midst of this unique landscape which equal would be exceeded difficult. With your arrival you are greeted with the most outstanding infrastructure established through hard work and it is rightly known as the 'paradise of the Kalahari'
This farm is home to a wide variety of indigenous flora and fauna and on the 14366.8524 hectare with two title deeds you'll find the whole package in one, which is protected by excellent management and conservation practices. The typical dune field and- streets are covered with short and long leg bushman grass, ghagras and many other herbs and grasses and trees like Camelthorn, gray Camelthorn, shepherd's tree, Blackthorn and silver-leaf cluster. The thousands of animals living here adept at living in an arid environment include springbok, eland, kudu, gemsbok, steenbok, duikers and the mischievous meerkats on their way to the large amount of waterholes around the farm. A Kori Bustard with her chicks scurrying through the grass, a breeding ostrich female on her eggs, vultures with their huge nests in camel thorn trees complete the picture of a perfect natural life. Along with this, a wide variety of high-value exotic wildlife is also settled here and on a sightseeing tour your breath are taken away at the sight of the rare Scimitar oryx, hartebeest, blue wildebeest, sable, zebras and the many other species.
No effort and expense has been spared to establish infrastructure and the entire infrastructure including buildings and fencing is relatively new. The main component of the company is game farming and the farm is also registered and equipped to accommodate game auctions. Bomas are established, fencing certificates are in place, 3,000 ha is fenced with 2.1 / 2.5 meters game-proof fences, the wild camps are divided into 100 ha camps and the rest of the farm is fenced with 1.2 / 1.8 meter fences. There are a total of 93 camps, each with its own water yard. The unique camp system with corridors, beads and water supply enables you to rotate pasture / field optimally.
The farm has sufficient fresh underground water and there are 13 boreholes with an average water level of about 70 meters, of which 8 are equipped. All pump to a 600,000 liter reservoir from where it is distributed to all camps through 40-50 mm pipelines @ 5 bar pressure. (Totaling 100 km) There are a total number of 11 reservoirs, 36 tanks, a dam, and troughs in each camp as well as a solar panel system on standby for water distribution. Water is also available from the Kalahari east Pipeline but is not currently used. A properly maintained road system ensures access to each camp and water point on the farm.
Diversity is also built into the business with components of cattle and sheep farming (there are feedlots for 5,000 sheep) as well as eco-tourism. 1,900 hectares have been zoned to Resort Zoning. A 700 sqm lodge with 9 bedrooms (all en-suite) with the necessary facilities, swimming pool, indoor and outdoor barbecue areas and a campsite for 10 sites with neat ablution facilities have been established. There are 4 houses, three newly built guest houses, 1 bungalows, 1 rondavels and a number of stores, workshops and sheds, slaughter facilities, cold room and farm shop. Eskom power is applied and there are 4 points (100, 36, 36 and 16 kVa) with 3 phase.
This business is fully developed and the prospective buyer can build only on what has already been established. A huge potential has been created for further development of eco-tourism component with the resort zoning already in place.
This is an excellent investment opportunity for serious buyers!
For the total price of R 82,500,000 you can be the proud owner of this exceptional enterprise as a going concern, including game.