Rudolf Knoetzen

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Game farm with river running through the middle of the farm.

Irrigation wheat crop and fruit farm with water rights, pivots, and big dam.

 

A good opportunity to obtain a guest farm in a scenic environment on the popular route 62

RUNNING CONCERN

Yes

FARM SETUP

  • 13 ha Lucern under permanent irrigation produce 22tons/ha/year
  • 5 guest houses and 3 rooms.
  • The farm is also suitable to plant fruit like peach and apricots

SERVITUDES

Road and water canal

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE

  • The main house, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • 3 wendy houses
  • Big shed, shed with cold storage, and storerooms

WATER

  • 16 ha water rights out of "Poortjieskloof" dam
  • 2 Boreholes equipped with pumps, deliver 45 000 liters/hour and 36 000 lit/hour

ELECTRICITY

Eskom

REASON FOR SELLING

Retire

The farm is located near the town of Aurora. It lies on the foot of the Piketberg Range and it gets a nice sea breeze in the evenings that give a nice flavor to the olive oil.

RUNNING CONCERN

Yes

FARM SETUP

  • 100ha olives, mostly planted from 2000 - 2003 with 10ha planted in 2010
  • 40ha rooibos

SERVITUDES

There are various servitudes registered over the subject farm. These include road servitudes, pipeline and water-conveying servitudes, and servitudes to convey electricity. Although extensive, as far as we could establish these servitudes do not affect negatively the normal operation of the farm and do not have a significant bearing on the property's open market value.

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE

The housing component includes one olive oil and olive brining and packing house. Permanent staff and seasonal workers are housed ten houses with kitchens and ablution.

The olive factory is 1780 m² where the olives are kept in brine and washed and packed. Also an olive oil plant that can do 450kg/h per day and tanks that hold the olive oil until bottling.

  • Main packhouse complex, with olive factory 1780 m²
  • Implement shed 220 m²
  • Implement shed 220 m²
  • Dwelling no. 1:  Main house 240 m²
  • Dwelling no. 2: Manager House 60 m²
  • 2x Holiday cottage160 m²   
  • Holiday apartments195 m²
  • 10 worker houses600 m²       

WATER

  • 2 dams 1 000 000cubes and 50 000cubes
  • Water is stored at various reservoirs, where it is filtered and liquid fertilizer is administered, before being transmitted by way of sub-soil mainlines to the orchards.
  • Most of the irrigable land is planted to olive orchards, (for export, local consumer and the olive oil market), but also including wine grapes. All the trees are under drip irrigation

Well established Wine Estate with accommodation and wedding facilities for small weddings. Historic Cape Dutch homestead built in 1709 but was renovated 10 years ago into a 5-star boutique hotel guest farm.

RUNNING CONCERN

Yes

FARM SETUP

  • 35 hectares of wine grapes.
  • About 60% of good red cultivars.
  • Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Cabernet, Merlot, Pinotage, Shiraz, Malbec, Petite Verdot, and Cabernet Franc.
  • 0,5-hectare Citrus
  • 15 hectare Pastures
  • 40 hectare partially cleared land for future development.

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE 

  • 300 ton 740 sqm wine cellar 
  • 182 sqm office block
  • Wine tasting facility
  • 10 staff cottages
  • Workshop
  • Generator room
  • Implement shed
  • Access to the main facilities is controlled and paved.

 

  • The Grand Dèdale Country House is a 680 sqm building under a thatched roof
  • 6 bedrooms with en-suite facilities
  • 15 x 3 meter saltwater pool & loungers
  • Library
  • tea lounge with fireplace
  • dining room
  • large veranda overlooking the valley
  • Alfresco dining with self-service residents’ bar fridges
  • Gourmet BBQ facilities
  • Spa room offering various beauty, wellness, and non-surgical rejuvenating treatments.
  • Extensive, landscaped gardens.
  • Africamps “Glamping” Tents

WATER

  • 59ha registered water allocated

Smallholding close to Hermanus with two income streams that can continue as is or be expanded to generate more.

FARM SETUP

Ruscus (green foliage) - Sell to the 2 flower shops in Hermanus weekly, but have other contacts in Cape Town if there is enough product. Water fed with a pump from the dam, a dam filled with borehole water. The system also connected to worm baths, that feed the plants. Cost to run - Fertilizer and Aphicide/fungicide once per month/electricity for water pump minimal. Fixing shade-net cloth and wire after heavy storms/wind. This business can easily be expanded.

Storage units in the shed - 9 units at bottom currently going for R800 per month. 6 units at the top going for R600 per month. Access to the top via stairs dropped down from the top. Household type of goods stored. Access allowed via owner, no sole access. Access gate different to house gate. ADT alarm in place- activated and de-activated at the house.

Cost to run - General maintenance - paint to shed once every couple years/repairs once per year, minimal. Ads placed on Facebook if needed, normally word of mouth.

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE

  • The property has an energy-efficient 2 bedroom home and open plan living area with fireplace.
  • A separate entertainment rondavel with braai is an added extra.
  • alarm system and fiber internet
  • covered carport
  • Large 166m² shed

WATER

  • 2 rainwater tanks
  • Borehole
  • Dam
  • Khoi fish pond
  • Solar geyser

The farm is located 15km from Ladismith, 3 hours from Cape Town and 2 hours from George/Mosselbay and is the ideal opportunity to convert into boutique hunting farm and small game breeding

FARM SETUP

  • Game lifestyle Farm
  • Game includes: Springbuck, Gemsbuck, Kudu, Steenbuck, Klipspringer, Duiker
  • Plenty of birdlife and plant species
  • Hiking, biking, 4x4

FENCING

Game fencing all around 2014

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE

  • 1 House with 2 on-suite bedrooms +1 loft study/bedroom without bathroom
  • Splash pool
  • 1 Garage
  • 2 Carports
  • Battery room for solar power (brand new)
  • All solar panels, batteries, inverters brand new system
  • Camping area with kitchen and ablution
  • Boma at the house and at the camping area

WATER

  • 1 Borehole with sweet water
  • JoJo Water Tanks (2500ltr+5000ltr) with rainwater at house
  • JoJo Water Tanks (1000ltr rainwater + 2500ltr borehole water) at camping area (no Municipal water)
  • 60x80meter dam
  • Lots of other water available subject to boring

ELECTRICITY

Solar & Windpump for electricity (no Eskom power)

INCLUDED IN THE SALE

4x4 Quadbike (Linhai 450)

REASON FOR SELLING

Wants to move to George

A great opportunity in the heart of the Klein Karoo, only 15min from the nearest town and on the popular Route 62. This farm has enormous potential to be developed into a commercial/industrial operation, farming and the tourism trade. The ideal opportunity if you want to move to the countryside. And loads of scope for a lifestyle farm.

One of the safest areas in the country maintained by a friendly and very effective police force and rural security board. Surrounded by breathtaking mountains and painted in the most exquisite sunrises and sunsets you can wish for. I have never experienced the stars as close to my nose as in this lovely piece of the country. It seems like you look up at the stars in 4D with the milky way at its best and brightest.

FARM SETUP

  • The farm is planted to 26ha lucerne
  • There are three well-sized livestock camps and around 10 ewe and lamb pens as well as a feeding camp.
  • The farm has a large livestock carry capacity and was used for intense dorper farming.

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Well-constructed industrial factory, 1350m² in extent. It has been built to the highest quality specifications and has reinforced concrete floors. Due to the modular construction, it can be used for steelworks, engineering, construction, storage, cold room facilities, warehousing, actually any business. 
  • There are 3 houses. One 5 Bedroom 1 bathroom, one 4 Bedroom 1 bathroom and one bachelor 1 Bedroom 1 bathroom. Other outbuildings include two stables, a small storeroom, and three laborers’ cottages.

WATER 

  • Water can be obtained from the GrootRiver, a borehole, and 2 ground dams.
  • Freshwater tanks hold 220 000 ltr rainwater in various tanks.
  • 19halucerneis under flood irrigation from the Buffelsriver Water scheme.
  • Two points delivering between 24 000 - 31 000 liters of water per hour with a big refurbished dam for irrigation.

Commercial wine cellar with the capacity of over 20 000tonnes

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