274 m² farm in Barrydale
R 4 800 000
Riaan de Villiers
Leopard Rock Estates
274 m² farm in Barrydale
R 4 800 000Can I afford this?
274ha farm with two houses + 3 cottages offering income.
BARRYDALE 274HA FARM.
-Size 274ha of which approx. 50ha is arable. Approx. 10ha can be irrigated with existing lines.
-0,8ha is currently under shiraz wine grapes planted in two blocks, one in 2003 and the second in 2004. Both blocks have drip irrigation, fed by gravity.
-A grazing area of 2ha is divided into 4 camps and planted to mixed pastures, grass and lucerne and has sprinkler irrigation, pumped from the dam.
-A further +/-7ha has been ripped and made ready for further planting of grazing or trees, 2ha of which is equipped with overhead sprinklers.
A shared fresh water spring provides drinking water at approx. 3000 litres/hour. Any excess is fed into the main irrigation dam (+/- 160m x 35m x 4m). With the exception of one cottage, the yellow house on top of the hill to which we pump, water to all other buildings is gravity fed.
2 equipped boreholes provide an additional 7000 l/hr. and 2000 l/hr. respectively, fed directly into the dam.
1.Main house: Approx.260m2 under roof (including braai patio), 2 en suite bedrooms, open plan, double volume lounge/dining area, office (or 3rd bedroom), farm style kitchen, laundry. 2 carports and 1 lock-up garage +/-60m2. Front verandah +/-40m2.
2.Manager's House Approx. 120m2 plus 48m2 verandah. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, one en suite, open plan lounge/dining area/kitchen, double carport.
4.Cottage 1: +/-96m2 + 28m2 braai patio. 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, open plan lounge/dining area/kitchen.
5.Cottage: 2 +/- 64m2. 1 bedroom, full bathroom with shower & bath, open plan lounge/dining area/kitchenette.
6.Cottage: 2 +/-44m2. 1 bedroom, lounge, toilet, shower, dining area/
-CELLAR +/-133m2 + 27m2 braai patio. Part winery (not equipped), plus self-catering unit with one bedroom, shower/toilet room, open plan lounge/dining area/kitchenette. All s/c cottages are fully equipped and operational.
-One cottage t is currently let at R2000pm +R350pm electricity contribution. The tenant will have a 12 month lease from the date of transfer of the property.
-The infrastructure of the property has been extensively renovated and upgraded , but with very little done to develop the agricultural side a personal choice! It has been used mainly as a lifestyle farm, but the possibilities to extend the agricultural aspect do exist and depend on the objectives of the purchaser. The options are many and varied.
-The setting, on the Route 62, and the views, are exceptional. It is a country lifestyle yet within a close proximity (to Barrydale, a quaint, very pleasant rural town. The seller intends settling in the village. Cape Town is 250km, 2.5hours, away and the nearest coastal town, Witsand, is 90km away.
-The extent of the buildings exceeds 1000m2. Three of these are historic (c1830's), albeit upgraded, with original thick mud/clay walls.