18 ha farm in Paarl
R 35 000 000
18 ha farm in Paarl
R 35 000 000Can I afford this?
This farm has been run as a successful guest house, catering mainly to the foreign market. The balance of the farm has been utilized as a wine and fruit farm.
The Guest House is surrounded by magnificent well establish oak trees shading beautiful gardens making it a sought after wedding and function venue offering several different venues within the estate.
The farm is well positioned for easy access to Cape Town, the Winelands and the Cape Town International Airport (45 minutes). The location gives you access to many tourist and sporting attractions.
The soil is sandy with a high stone fraction the area is suited for the growing of vineyards and guave trees which are being grown on the farm already.
Description of the land:
Paarl normally receives about 657mm of rain annually and most of the rain falls in winter making it a Mediterranean climate. It receives the least amount of rain in February, averaging 9mm and the highest in June averaging around 121mm.
Average daily temperatures range from 16.4 degrees C in July to highs of 28 degrees C in February. The coldest one can expect is around July when the temperature can drop to 6 degrees C.
The bulk of the land if arable and level with sandy alluvial soils with a high stone fraction. Soil is in really good condition.
The northern section of the farm is cultivated with grapes and guavas with a smaller narrow section on the road having an olive grove which needs attention.
Water rights includes 132,500 cubic metres of water from the Palmiet River Irrigation Board which is metered from 1 November to the end of March (summer months). There is borehole water on the farm as well with a flow rate of 8,000 litres per hour of drinking water.
There are three cement dams to store water and water then gets pumped via a well designed irrigation system to the lands. There are micro and dripper sprinkler systems which are all in good condition.
The guava orchards are in excellent condition and well manage. Fruit is delivered to Langeberg and Boland Pulp. The olives are Mission and Fronoio cultivars planted in 1999. The trees are healthy. The vineyards are in good condition.
The vineyards average 8 tones per hectare and are delivered to Boland Cellars.
Grapes produce 150t per year, guavas produce 110t per year with the homestead, roads and dams covering 4.2ha of the total area of the farm.
Private house is 476 square metres in size, Cellar is 293 square metres in size and can accommodate 100 people, Guest house A is 468 square metres and the old guest house 372 square metres . The reception and cottages attached are 384 square metres , garages, laundry and workshop are 232 square metres , Rondavel is 36 square metres , the shed is 63 square metres , Sauna/showers is 28 square metres , Barn or managers cottage is 180 square metres , kitchen, fridge is 55 square metres , the little chapel is 38 square metres and the pump house comes in at 8 square metres making the the total under roof of 2,600 square metres .
A list of what each house is made up of will be made available on request.
The asking price includes the entire farm, buildings and the business together with all upcoming events that are planned, if you so wish.
In addition, there is a the second portion making up the farm on its own title which is 13ha in size which has the potential of developing it with buildings or agriculture but currently has olive trees and vineyards with arable land which is available at an additional investment.
This farm is a going concern so the purchase price will include everything required to carry on with the business. There are no staff living on the farm so vacant occupation will be given. There are also no land claims that have been registered on the farm.
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