Off Grid Eco Tourism Olive Grove, Irrigation, Livestock Guest Farm | AGF0238

Off Grid Eco Tourism Olive Grove, Irrigation, Livestock Guest Farm | AGF0238

AGF0238
Real Estate Agency: AgriFarms
R 9,950,000 | 402ha

“A piece of heaven” situated in the sought after Groenfontein valley close to Calitzdorp (and close to the popular R62 route) located at the foot of the majestic Swartberg mountains. The farm is bordered by and supplied by the Nel’s river.   

RUNNING CONCERN

The farm is in a Cc that can be taken over

FARM SETUP

  • 26ha arable land
  • 9ha planted with +-5200 olive trees, mainly for olive oil production and include Frontoio, Leccino, Coratina, Mission and Nocellara
  • 1ha for table olives
  • The olive trees were planted in 2008 and are therefore close to reaching optimum production levels.
  • * 223ha on 3 title deeds and then 1 title deed of 356ha adjacent to the farm that is 50% owned

WORKERS

  • 5 labor houses
  • 10 people living there
  • 1 on the payroll - only paying part of his salary to look after the farm

FENCING

  • Normal 1.2m fence
  • Part of the farm is next to a game farm with game fencing

SERVITUDES

One old Government School Building (<0.5 ha) on property

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE

  • 2 x stores
  • 2 x houses (one house recently renovated with 2 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms, large attic with veranda, large open plan living area, undercover patio and outside braai area)
  • The other house is still in original condition with yellow wood ceilings – (to be renovated) – Potential guest house opportunity

WATER

  • Computerized drip irrigation using gravitation
  • Large dam om the property - not sure what the cubes are
  • On the river frontage with water rights and permits (18 hours bi-weekly water rights to pump from the river)
  • Water is pumped from the river via a solar pump
  • Water to the houses via the dam and/or additional water tanks.

RATES AND TAXES

Plus-minus R2500-R3500 per year for the water and the rates is also a few hundred rands per year - not really enough to for a big part of calculations

ELECTRICITY

  • Solar power
  • No Eskom

INCLUDED IN THE SALE

There are equipment and furniture etc that can be part of the sale, but that will form part of the negotiation

CONCLUSION

The farm offers an excellent opportunity for further development of game farming and offers guest house potential. The farm is situated close to major tourist attractions such as the Cango caves, Swartberg Pass, port & wine farms and various other scenic routes.

Farm Location

Calitzdorp Farms
Rudolf Knoetzen
Rudolf Knoetzen

Cell: 073 143 9530

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