80 ha farm in Stellenbosch Central
R 34 000 000
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80 ha farm in Stellenbosch Central
R 34 000 000Can I afford this?
A 80 hectares wine estate in Stellenbosch producing an average of 200 tons of grapes from 67.3 ha of vineyards with a 400 tons cellar. Other improvements includes two 3 bedroom houses and 4 staff cottages and a guest cottage on a beautiful dam.
The wine cultivars on the farm include Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Pinotage, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Sangiovese, Chardonnay, Riesling and Chenin Blanc. The Tuscan style cellar is partially sunken into the ground making it cooler for maturation and at the same time allowing the grapes to enter the cellar by gravitation (putting less strain on the grapes). Only 7% of the grapes are at present used in producing their own estate wines whilst the balance of the harvest is delivered to the local co-op (for which the farm has a 540 tons production quota). The cellar produces a Bordeaux style Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot and also an Italian style Sangiovese.
Semillon (drip irrigation / 2S Hedge trelissing / year planted 1999 / 2.23 ha)
Sauvignon Blanc (drip irrigation / 2S Hedge trelissing / 1997 / 5.88 ha)
Sauvignon Blanc (sprinkle irrigation / 2S Hedge trelissing / 1986 / 2.45 ha)
Chenin Blanc (sprinkle irrigation / none trelissing / 1974 / 4.9 ha)
Crouchen (sprinkle irrigation / 2S Hedge trelissing / 1982 / 3.68 ha)
Chenin Blanc (sprinkle irrigation / no trelissing / 1971 / 2.94 ha)
Shiraz (drip irrigation / 2S Hedge trelissing / 2000 / 2.6 ha)
Sangiovese (drip irrigation / 2S Hedge trelissing / 1999 / 3.1 ha)
Cabernet Sauvignon (drip irrigation / 2S Hedge trelissing / 2000 / 4.08 ha)
Chenin Blanc (sprinkle irrigation / no trelissing / 1970 / 1.03 ha)
Chenin Blanc (sprinkle irrigation / no trelissing / 1972 / 2.34 ha)
Chardonnay (sprinkle irrrigation / Perold trelissing / 1988 / 2.72 ha)
Chardonnay (drip irrigation / Perold trelissing / 1992 / 2.59 ha)
Merlot (drip irrigation / 2S Hedge trelissing / 1993 / 2.88 ha)
Cabernet Sauvignon (sprinkle irrigation / Perold trelissing / 1990 / 4.97 ha)
Crouchen (sprinkle irrigation / Perold trelissing / 1987 / 4.56 ha)
Pinotage (drip irrigation / 2S Hedge trelissing / 1998 / 4.03 ha)
Shiraz (sprinkle irrigation / 2S Hedge trelissing / 1975 / 4.08 ha)
Shiraz (drip irrigation / 2S Hedge trelissing / 2000 / 3.8 ha)
Merlot (sprinkle irrigation / no trelissing / 2012 / 2.45 ha)
Zoning is Agricultural 1 & 2 - with consent for wine tasting and a restaurant.
The estate also has 4 000 olive trees on 6.5 ha producing 5 ton of olive oil per year.
Water boreholes on the property delivers crystal clear water (bottling mineral water according to the owners a possibility) to 2 earth holding dams (listed for 28 500 cu.m) on the farm from where 2 pump houses provide the whole property with water through a well designed irrigation system. Most of the vineyards are equipped with micro-jet systems. There are perennial springs on the farm and an equipped bore hole delivers 6 000 litres/hour.
A 2 storey building comprising of a reception area, admin offices, space to the side on the 1st floor for a future restaurant, ablution facilities, barrel fermentation & areas & store rooms for bottled wine. The double volume cellar containing fermentation tanks & holding areas. A loading area is to the rear.
3 x Dwellings (4 bedrooms / 150 sq.m) + (3 bedrooms / 148 sq.m) + (3 bedrooms / 80 sq.m):
Dwelling 1 = 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, separate toilet, an entrance hall, dining room, office, kitchen and 3 garages and a workshop
Dwelling 2 = 3 bedrooms,1 bathroom, separate toilet, entrance hall, dining room, kitchen and 4 garages and store rooms, a 36 sq.m swimming pool as well as 3 guest rooms in a separate building
Dwelling 3 = 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, dining room and kitchen.
Staff housing - 8 cottages with running water and electricity.
Out Buildings - a main shed, 2 old sheds and 2 pump houses
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