Best of both worlds.
This property is situated between Marydale and Groblershoop on the banks of the Orange river. District Pixley ka Seme, Municipality Siyathemba
Situated 25km on the gravel road from Marydale to Boegoeberg you will find this rare piece of land. Not everyday a farm with river frontage comes into market. The Orange river border this farm for 11km to create a spectacular setting where peace and agriculture meet.
The property consists of three title deeds with total size of 5765ha. Of this, 5733ha is used for livestock farming and 31.6ha for irrigation with 18ha water listing.
PART 1: Fauna and flora are typical of this type of topography and natural vegetation. The veldt is well protected by excellent management and conservation practices, as well as effective grazing management. Vegetation consist of mix grasses like Silk grass, Red grass, Couch grass, Finger grass, Long and short Bushman grass ,Haasgras and Lehmans's love grass as well as different types of bushes like Wolwedoring (Karoo Honey-thorn ), Kriedoring, Brosdoring (Brittle Thorn) , Driedoring (Three-Thorn), Swart haakbos ( Black Thorn) , Witgat trees, some Kameeldoring trees (Camelthorn), Wag-'n -bietjie as well as succulents like Ghaap (Bushman's hat). Soils type is mostly harder areas with rocky hills. The area has a Large Livestock unit of 1:32 with an average rainfall of 170mm/year. This type of veldt is ideal for sheep, cattle and game farming. This area is well known for hazzle free and very healthy sheep farming conditions.
Well-planned and equally well-developed camps make management easy. The entire farm is sub-divided into 35 manageable camps all with water drinking points. Water is supplied by 5 windmills and 7 solar pumps. This water is then stored in 7 x JOJO tanks (5000L & 10 000L) and 6 x cement dams. (All in good condition).
Fencing is in good condition with border fencing Jackal proofed and electrified (1.4m) and stock proof fencing of 900cm. This works perfectly for effective predator control. The farm has 5 sheep handling facilities in the veldt with 1 big handling facility at the homestead. At the homestead is also 50 goat cages for the birth and wean of kids.
The property can be bought as a going concern with 200 sheep included.
PART 2: This irrigation area is 31.5ha with a water listing of 18ha. Water is pump from the river (10 000 cubic/per ha/year) and then filtered to be used on the Pecan nut trees currently planted on the area. This planted area has 2300 trees with spacing of 12m x 8m. The trees' age ranges between 1 and 3 years and are Wichita, Choctaw and Navaho cultivars and are all under drip irrigation. The owner is planning on planting lucern in between the trees in the future.
On the premises are 2 employer housing and an undercover storing facility. The whole area is electrified with 3m fencing. This is done for Kudu control mainly.
THE HOMESTEAD: This farmhouse was newly built in 2015. The design comes from the original farmstead which was found when the farm was purchased by the current owner family plus minus 80 years ago.
When you set foot onto this property the peace and quiet grabs you immediately and the newly built home with its historic design grabs your attention.
Typical of the historical outlays the bedrooms are found in the front of the home. The main bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. You will also find 2 bedrooms with a bathroom to share. A 4th- room currently used as a study can also be used as a bedroom.
In the back of the house you will be amazed by what awaits you. A big open-plan living area with kitchen makes you feel at home. This is a great living space that exits out to a big veranda and a view over the garden and "klipkoppie".
From the kitchen with its beautiful Meranti wood finishes you enter a big room with a meat-processing facility and a big cooler room (3m x 3m x 3m). The laundry, scullery and pantry forms part of this spacious room. This room connects to a double garage.
This is a practical, well-designed and modern home.
The house is equipped with solar power and back up generator. The solar power consists of:
1 x 10 KVA inverter
24 x 1380A batteries
24 x 255W solar panels
1 x 4 Cylinder Perkins generator
Single and 3 phase possibilities.
The property has ample storage with 2 storing facilities. The big storage building was built in 2015 and is 18m x 18m. The property also has horse stables for 3 to 5 horses.
Overall this is a must see and must have property. Where else can you buy such a spectacular setting with a 11km Orange river border!!
Property Information & Features
- Property Type
- Listing Type
- For Sale
- Marydale, Northern Cape
- R 22,000,000 · Get Pre-Qualified
- Floor Size
- 530 m²
- Erf Size
- 57650000 m²
- Pet Friendly
- Staff Quarters
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