Ecotourism lifestyle farm for sale around Ladismith in the South Cape district of the Western Cape of South Africa.
This unspoilt and safe part of the Little Karoo region can now be yours. A private and secluded farm with 1,2km riverfront that has permanent long pools to Kayak and fish in. Located 90km from Stilbay, 50km from Riversdale and 30km from Ladismith
The river normally flows for +-8 months of the year, during which time you can even do white water rafting and tubing at some parts. During these time the water is fresh and can be pumped to reservoirs for the dry months should you want to build that. Ground water was found by a diviner but we The borehole was sunk to 72m but it needs to be +- 30m deeper. Freshwater boreholes are found close to the farm. We can catch about 40 000 litres of rainwater with the roof area of the buildings, which is more than enough for the 10 days per month we spend there.
Included in the sale are the solar panels and batteries that can generate and save 4,4Kw of Electricity per day. More than enough to use even power tools, and everything household. There is a satellite dish for DSTV
1. A open plan wooden cottage with 2 x 1000 litres tanks at the back to catch rainwater. Led lights in and outside.
2. A large 15m x 10m x 4m shed with concrete slab and braai built with stone in the one corner. 1x 5000 litre water tank and 1x 2000litre water tank. The shed has lights and electricity points. A basic shower in the corner and the sanitation is still primitive.
The 67ha farm has majestic cliffs in front and mountains at the back that are accesable by 4x4. A private hiking trail of +- 10km accross the farm are in the process of being established, as well as a 10km 4x4 route that has been marked out by GPS.
There are plenty Sweet Thorn Trees along the river offering shade, and it would be easy to establish a camp site for nature lovers.
Should you want to farm, then lucerne and ostriches might be an option,( 55ha lucern across the river) but the plan was to put game fence around the farm, and build 5 Eco style cottages on it and establish Game. A breeding camp for Black Impala was also on the cards. Black Impala sell for +-R250 000 each.
The farm is 4km from a tar road and one cross to other farms by gravel road. The last part of the road needs to be scraped. The farm is at the end of the road so no one can cross it. The farm is 30 km from Ladismith and 50km from Riversdale
Aardvark, Mongoose,Baboon,Klipbok, Duiker, Kudu , Rooikat, Jackal, River Rabbit, Crown Eagle, Black Eagle, Fish Eagle , Varios King Fisher species, Kolgans, Red and Silver Hawk, Secretary Bird, Leopards have been spotted in the district.
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