Rudolf Knoetzen

Cell: 073 143 9530

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This beautiful gated Equestrian Estate is located in stunning Gordon's 'Bay with impressive and sweeping mountain views. The estate offers easy access to the N2, Gordon's Bay, and Somerset West for good schools and shopping convenience.

The estate has two gated entrances for easy access. Its own water supply and several common areas for relaxing and an arena for exercising your horses.

The Seller has already drawn up plans for expansion and is awaiting final approval through the council. The plans are for a study off the master bedroom, a 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom house and to convert the double carport into a fully functional garage.

This is a lovely home in a pretty and rural setting, giving you space to breathe and really enjoy the mountain views and fresh air.

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE

THE MAIN HOUSE

comprises the following features. A very spacious open plan lounge, dining room, and kitchen with high ceilings. There are double doors that open on two sides. One to the undercover patio overlooking the gardens and estate and the other onto the private, walled patio with swimming pool.

There is a fully fitted kitchen with granite countertops, ample cupboard space, and a separate scullery with direct access to the automated double garage.

This home has 4 bedrooms. The very generous master bedroom has a sliding door leading out to the outside patio area, ample cupboard space, and an en-suite bathroom consisting of a walk-in shower, corner bathtub, hand-basin, and toilet.

The 2nd bedroom also has an en-suite consisting of built-in-cupboards, a shower, hand-basin and toilet, and very pretty views. Bedrooms 2 and 3 have built-in-cupboards and are carpeted throughout. These two bedrooms share a full family bathroom. There is also a separate guest toilet.

This stunning home also offers a separate room with a Jacuzzi and sliding door leading to the patio and swimming pool area. The pool area is paved and has stunning scenic views, making this the ideal entertainment area.

FLATLET 

with 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom. The flatlet has its own separate entrance for privacy and is an additional income source.

LARGE BUILDING

which is ideal for conversion into stables or would also make a lovely studio or workshop. Currently being used for garage.

Beautiful farm with views to Table Mountain and only 70km to the city center.

RUNNING CONCERN

Yes

FARM SETUP

  • 14ha vineyards, Shiraz 6ha, Sauvignon Blanc 4ha, Chenin Blanc 4ha
  • 1ha Olives
  • 92ha flat arable land
  • 4ha permanent pasture (Kikuyu)

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE

OUTBUILDINGS

  • Shedapprox 600 sq meter
  • includes flatlet and double carport
  • and one lock-up garage
  • 2 stables
  • tack room

MANOR HOUSE

  • lower level
    • 4 bedrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • 2 lounges
    • bar
    • kitchen
    • dining room
  • upper level
    • 3 bedrooms
    • 1 bathroom
    • open plan kitchen, lounge, and dining room

LABOURERS COTTAGES

  • 5 workers houses
  • 1 double unit
  • 3 single units
  • all units have electricity meters
  • the double unit each have own bathrooms

WATER

  • 9 dams total 190 000 cubes
  • Annual water rights off Perdeberg to fill dams
  • 23ha water rights via water scheme 83 030 cubes
  • Reservoir
  • All vineyards and olive have irrigation
  • The farm has a large network of fully operational underground pipes
  • 4 boreholes
    • Main borehole 16 000lph for own use, livestock, and supplementary irrigation
    • 3 other boreholes 12000, 5000 and 8000lph

ELECTRICITY

Eskom

WORKERS

  • No Fixed Employees
  • No Land Tenure

INCLUDED IN THE SALE

IMPLEMENTS

  • Irrigation Pumps
    • Main Pump In Pump House
    • Mobile Pump 15 Hp
    • Borehole Pump (Replaced 2013)
  • 3 Fiat Tractors All In Excellent Working Condition
    • 540dt 4x4 Reconditioned Engine
    • 540 Reconditioned Engine
    • 500
  • Road Scraper
  • 4 Trailers
  • 2 Sprayers (1 Purchased 2014)
  • 2 Off-Set Discs
  • Bossiekapper
  • 2 Ghrops
  • Slootmaker
  • Ridge-Maker Disc
  • Compressor
  • Electricity Generator
  • Compactor
  • Fertilizer Spreader
  • 500l Water Tank
  • Various Loose Tools And Equipment

Farm in the Ceres Tankwa with water. This is a place for some small scale farming or a game or just the best lifestyle farm close enough to the City.

Rates and taxes is about R700 per month

RUNNING CONCERN

No, but the farm is in a Pty that could be taken over and thus no transfer fees.

FARM SETUP

  • Game - about 15 Gemsbokke, 8 Springbok, and smaller deer
  • Lucern - just a small land as most of the farming was stopped during the draught
  • 1ha Pomegranates
  • 80 Olive trees
  • 3ha pivot

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE

  • 3 houses, one is wood
  • 2 worker type houses

WATER

  • 2 Sink storage dams of 350 000l
  • 2 sink storage dams of 80 000l
  • Dam registered with 750 000cubes, buts its dry since the drought
  • Borehole of 60 000lph tested and can be used for bottle water
  • Lister pump
  • 3 other boreholes not being used, 1 is brak

ELECTRICITY

Solar

WORKERS

No workers on the farm for the past 11 years, get them in Ceres when needed

FENCING

Needs work

INCLUDED IN THE SALE

All equipment has been sold

REASON FOR SELLING

The past few years of drought has taken its toll

This smallholding is ideally located with easy access to the main highway. It has two spacious houses, water, and enough buildings to do almost anything you want on the farm.

RUNNING CONCERN

Nope.

*The owner is VAT registered and VAT will be added to the transaction if the buyer is not VAT registered

FARM SETUP

The farm is only being used as a lifestyle farm at the moment, but it was used as:

  • Chicken farm
  • Pig farming, 24 pens
  • Can be used as a vegetable farm with tunnels etc.

RATES

Rates is about R500 per month

HOUSING & INFRASTRUCTURE

  • 2 Spacious homesteads
  • The main house is about 350sqm, 3 beds, 2.5 baths, open plan dining, living room and lounge, kitchen & scullery, bar, games room, stoep, study, fireplace and salt pool
  • 4 garages, storeroom, workroom, and chicken coup
  • 2ndhouse, 3 beds, 2 baths, kitchen & scullery, lounge dining room, study, garage, and workshop
  • Tin shed with pig pens and office

WATER

  • 2 boreholes, only one being used with a small submersible pump running both houses and garden
  • 2 windmills
  • Water registered usage 44 000 cubes
  • Holding Dam 1 000 000 liters

ELECTRICITY

  • 3-phase Eskom
  • 30kVa
  • About R6000 per month which is mostly for the supply with min usage

WORKERS

  • 1 labor house
  • 1 labor with living rights

FENCING

Ok

SERVITUDES

None

INCLUDED IN THE SALE

None - no real equipment as the farm was only used as a lifestyle farm at the moment

REASON FOR SELLING

Moving to South Cape

Wine estate on the urban edge with development options.

Wine estate with lots of extras doing about 1 000 000 bottles per year

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