Rudolf Knoetzen

Cell: 073 143 9530

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Own your own piece of the Karoo. This is a great opportunity to create a lifestyle getaway or a tourism guest farm.

  • The property is 70% fenced
  • No infrastructure
  • There is a stream running through the property

The farm is situated in a beautiful part of the Montagu district, in the Klein Karoo, Western Cape province of South Africa. 2.5 hours drive from Cape Town, within close proximity to two towns, 73km (1hr 14 min)from Montagu and 30.7km (41 min) to Touwsriver.

This mountainous terrain stretches over 4000ha boasting a rich variety of fauna and flora. It is home to animals such as Springbok, Gemsbok, Eland, Kudu, Red Hartebeest, Black Wildebeest, rare Bontebok and the Cape Mountain Zebra, as well as free-roaming leopards.

The farm boasts a wide variety of plants ranging from the thousands of Proteas to the small inconspicuous orchids and Erica’s. The range of plants in their natural environment is sure to impress.




  • 6 ha: Irrigation (Luserne), sprinkle irrigation.
  • 9 ha: Dry land with underground mainlines.
  • 2748 ha: Natural pastures (Mountain land).
  • 1479 ha: Natural pastures (Plains).
  • 73 ha: Irrigation (Under shade netting for the growing of plants & trees).


  • 8m Game fenced
  • 1 Camp.
  • 8ha/SSU.


  • House (Manager): 2 Bedrooms & 2 bathrooms.
  • Accommodation for guests:
  • Eland house: Sleeps 6 guests- 3 bedrooms on suite.
  • Springbok house: Sleeps 6 guests 3 Bedrooms & 1 bathroom.
  • Gemsbok house: Sleeps 4 guests- 2 Bedrooms, separate toilet and bathroom.
  • Zebra house: Sleeps 5 guests- 2 Bedrooms and 1 bathroom (Solar lights & gas geyser).
  • Mongoose house: Can accommodate 52 guests(Group reservation)- 8 Bedrooms of which 2 bedrooms with their own bathrooms.
  • Office and shed.
  • Shed for implements- enclosed on 3 sides
  • 4 Workers houses.


  • 6 Boreholes: 2 not equipped, 2 with solar & 2 with submersible pumps.
  • 3 x 10 000L tanks.
  • 1 Earth dam (not registered) - for irrigation purposes.
  • 12 smaller earth dams for livestock or game.

Dairy farm with 2x 24-pint Wyckato Afikim millimeters 2 x 24 with auto cow-id

Irrigation farm with 500 000+ cubes water allocation per year


Irrigation Fruit & Vegetable Smallholding with business rights, small shop and rental income.


  • Orange orchard of about 80 trees
  • Prickly pears, olives, almonds, pears and lemons
  • Fruitful ground for vegetables


New fencing


  • All buildings recently painted
  • Electronic main gate
  • New swimming pool
  • Play-gym for kids
  • Newly renovated outbuilding with storeroom
  • Newly build maid quarters
  • New nutec garden shed
  • Big building with business rights divided into 2 flats of about 80sqm and one of about 100sqm that is rented out
  • The residential area has a main house with 4 bedrooms in total and 1 bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, 1 office, 1 bathroom, big farm style kitchen, open plan lounge and dining area, washroom by back door that leads to the kitchen and to a little house shop that supplies the community with necessities and counts as an extra income
  • 1 Garage attached to the house. Undercover parking for 2 vehicles
  • Another outside building with 1 garage and 2 storerooms and  3rd outside building with storage the size of a double garage with loads of shelves for storage and undercover parking and an extra store room with shelves
  • The residential area also has an additional newly built house next to the main house with a big open plan kitchen and lounge area with 1 bathroom and 1 big bedroom with a lot of cupboards and 1 big garage with shelves on side for storage.  A covered front and back porch with a beautiful garden


  • Borehole
  • And municipality water
  • New irrigation pipes and pump system
  • Busy converting to a water-wise garden

Municipality Cederberg

Distance from the nearest town 35 km Elands Bay (218 km from Cape Town)

Zoning Agricultural

Average rainfall ± 268 mm per annum

Water Usage Rights 1,441,940 m3 per annum

Arable Land 708ha


FARM 4/237 - 1451.3256 ha

Registered water usage rights: 824,540 m3

Storage Capacity 5,000 m3

Serviced Centre Pivots:

  • 9 by 20 hectares
  • 9 by 36 hectares
  • Plants 112 hectares of potatoes per annum


  • Admin Offices
  • Packshed
  • Coldstore
  • 8 Laborer Cottages
  • Community Hall
  • 2-hectare vineyards with established brand Die Kraal Wines, Sauvignon Blanc, and Shiraz

FARM 14/237 - 673.3836 ha

Registered water usage rights: 617,400 m3

Storage Capacity 14,000 m3

Serviced Centre Pivots:

  • 3 by 20 hectares
  • 4 by 36 hectares
  • Plants 56 hectares of potatoes per annum


Large irrigation farm with an abundance of water

700ha of quality arable soil and LOTS of water for the development of citrus groves, Lemons. Berries and a variety of cash crops.


  • 2main houses
  • 220 sqm administration offices
  • 3,000 sqm packing shed
  • 560 sqm cold storage
  • 8 laborer cottages
  • community hall
  • 530 sqm as equipment and fodder storage. A lean-to of 180 sq meter is adjacent to this shed.

The large packing shed with the cooling facility provide the opportunity to be transformed into a citrus packing facility which can also serve the area with packing facilities.


  • Fully serviced center pivots are 12 x 20 hectare and 13 x 36 hectare.
  • There is 2 hectares of vines producing sought-after quality grapes.
  • Most of the soil is deep well-drained sandy to sandy-loam soils.


Water is from various boreholes. Most of the irrigation water is pumped directly from the boreholes into the irrigation systems. Verified water usage rights are 1,441,940 cubes per annum.

Irrigation and livestock farm almost on the Atlantic ocean on the West Coast.

Proven potato farming and production of seed potatoes. Far away from any other potato farming activities.

Veld and fynbos vegetation is extremely suitable for wool and/or mutton producing sheep, with good grass growth in normal rainfall years. The moist and mist conditions from the coast enhance the moist keeping of the pure red sand-loam soils, which is suitable for a variety of crops.


  • Most of ± 200 ha arable land is served by the pivots with the benefit of good crop rotation
  • The soils are suitable for vegetable crop
  • Although the farm is near the sea it is very favorable for potato production during the high summer season because of the cool breeze from the sea and the night temperatures lower the temperatures of the soils considerably.
  • This is also favorable for the production of white wine cultivars and also for the quality of red cultivars. A proven fact on a nearby farm.


There is a servitude dam on the premises in favor of the Matzikama Municipality, but is on the border and don’t interfere with the agricultural activities.


There is a house on the farm, but a former manager has usufruct of the house for life.


Irrigation is done with pivots which are fed directly from the boreholes.

  • Water is from boreholes and two equipped boreholes deliver 90 cub.m/h and pump from there directly into the three pivots;
  • 2 x 12 ha pivots and 1 x 2,5 ha.
  • Registered water is ± 350,000 cub.m and is of good quality.

Seed potatoes were produced with great success with the water. The water registration is already in a verification process as is all water registrations across the Province

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