678 ha Farm in Paarl
R 16 950 000
Gerrit van Heerden
678 ha Farm in Paarl
R 16 950 000Can I afford this?
This 678 ha farm is nestled peacefully on a ridge of the mountain with exquisite views in every direction. Situated in the Paardeberg area, this property is almost an equal distance from the charming town of Paarl as it is to the northern suburbs of Cape Town. With the potential for various agricultural enterprises to farm with, this farm offers much more than a country lifestyle.
A breakdown of the current land use is as follows: approximately 312 ha is mountainous, covered in typical fynbos vegetation of which proteas from part of the mix. It could also be harvested as additional income. Some 202 ha is regarded as arable land with bush partially to be cleared before it could be properly utilized, depending on one's criteria. The fully fenced game camp covers an area of 126 ha. There is also 16 ha under pastures, partially irrigated. Also to be found is paddocks under 14 ha irrigated kikuyu grass which is fitted with an automated Hunter sprinkler system and fenced with picket fences. The paddocks are being surrounded by 1,7 km paved roads. There is furthermore an 8 ha eucalyptus tree concentration.
Various water sources are available, consisting of a 50 million litre irrigation dam, several smaller dams, spring water from the mountain, 2 strong boreholes with a delivery of more than 20 000 litres per hour for each, a borehole with a capacity of 2 500 l/h, a borehole with a 1 500 l/h delivery as well as a number of other boreholes with unknown capacities. There are 2 Eskom power points.
The comprehensive range of farm buildings boast a double storey 5 bedroom main house with 2 living areas, study, modern kitchen, swimming pool and beautiful garden, a second house with 3 bedrooms, a 2 bedroom chalet, a 2 bedroom manager's apartment, 2 sheds (app 500 sq meter in total) and 4 stables with a feed and storage room.
The farm is ideally suited for sheep, cattle, horse and game farming, but also for the cultivation of long term crops such as wine grapes and olives. A must see to appreciate and imagine the unlimited and incredible opportunities on offer here. As the seller is a VAT registered entity, a zero rated VAT transaction could thus be made possible. No permanent labourers.
Price : R16,95 million
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