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Farms for sale Western Cape

Agrifarms are estate agents specializing in farms for sale in the Western Cape

The Westen Cape of South Africa consists of 6 main districts including the West Coast, Cape Winelands, Karoo, Cape Metropole, Overberg and the South Cape or Eden.

Running Gooseberry Farm with Ecotourism Guest Cottages | AGF0385

  • Price in R(mil): 7.90
  • SKU: AGF0385
  • Available: Yes
  • Size in Ha: 53
  • Farm Type: Irrigation, Fruit, Guest Farm, Ecotourism, Farms

This 53 ha farm with spectacular natural beauty, is quietly nestled in the mountains at the end of a valley along the Langeberge.

This is a highly productive berry operation with a pack store, cold storage and freezer facilities.

The farmer is moving into juice business and needs a 3-year rental contract on the pack store and 2 of the cottages at R35k per month.

The new owner has various options available

  • Keep the existing gooseberries and sell to the existing owner, thus keeping the farm as is
  • Remove all gooseberries and start fresh with any other fruit
  • Increase the tourism part of the farm and set up a wedding venue and restaurant
  • Run as a lifestyle farm
  • Fresh Gooseberry business and contracts can be negotiated

FARM SETUP

  • 8ha gooseberries
  • Pack store

WORKERS

No farm workers reside on the farm neither have any lived on the farm for the past 22 years.

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE

2 Main houses and 3 guest cottages

  • The main farm house has 4 bedrooms with 2 inter-locking bathrooms and a separate toilet.
  • A delightful Dover wood stove is found in the family room plus a Jetmaster fireplace in the dining area for the chilly winter evenings.
  • In summer enjoy entertaining at the spacious undercover patio which has a built-in braai.
  • There is a second smaller house with 2 bedrooms and a full bathroom with a separate toilet.
  • An added benefit to this sale is a successful tourism trade provided through 3 self-catering guest cottages on the farm.

Guests may hand-pick fresh produce from the herb and vegetable garden.

Meander through the beautiful rose garden next to the swimming pool.

These cottages have become extremely popular with folk seeking a peaceful farm-style break from city life.

Planning approvals are already in place to significantly increase the footprint and size of the self-catering cottages, to build an additional primary residence in a prime view spot on the farm and to convert existing buildings on the farm into a restaurant seating up to 100 people. In effect, planning approvals already in place will allow the construction of a total of over 950 m² of residential/tourism facilities.

WATER

  • Plenty of good mountain water available
  • two certified boreholes delivering 50,000 l/h and 12,000 l/h.
  • There are two reservoirs of 220 m³

CONCLUSION

The farm has various options available from just a lifestyle farm to a tourism farm to a full-on multipurpose property.

Rudolf Knoetzen

WhatsApp me with this reference: AGF0385

Cell: 073 143 9530

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