self-sustaining eco-friendly livestock farm for sale near springbok in namaqualand, northern cape, south africa

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PO Box 110
Uniondale
Western Cape
South Africa
6460
Afrikaanse Navrae Welkom 

Plaas Eiendom Verkope

 


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2300 Ha Namaqualand livestock, off-the-grid, self‐sustaining Eco-friendly farm for Sale

2300 ha Authentic Namaqualand livestock farm consisting of valleys and rolling hills in the beautiful flower kingdom of Namaqualand. This modern self‐sustaining Eco-friendly farm is completely ‘green’, off-the-grid and runs independently on solar power and borehole water. It has the warmth and charm of a country lifestyle that is partnered by modern technology and luxury living. The farm boasts both livestock and arable lands. The fenced lands have been ploughed and sowed with Lupine and Oats. The predominantly dry Ezelsfontein River, flows through the farm and seasonal rain in the catchment areas allows it to flow on average twice a year during the rainy season.

 

Location/Area

It is conveniently located on the R355 tarred road near Springbok in the Northern Cape, South Africa. The farm has two modern and spacious houses and various outbuildings.

 

Main Farm Homestead:

This spacious family home is 600 square meters in size and has recently been renovated. It consists of

4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms with gas geysers, a large kitchen, pantry, study and open plan dining room and lounge with an outside covered entertainment area with a large built in braai. The homestead features a beautiful garden with kikuyu grass, indigenous flowers, -plants, Quiver trees and rock features.

12 Outbuildings on Main Homestead:

 

  • Staff room with bathroom
  • Store room
  • Tuck shop
  • Butchery,
  • Tool room,
  • Ammo Re‐loading room
  • Four vehicle size garage which double up as a workshop that can power and run large electric tools or machinery.
  • Generator room that houses the back‐up 12kw single cylinder, single phase Lister Generator.
  • Large Barn plus adjoining store room
  • Horse stable for ?

 

 Solar supply system details for Main Homestead:

11kw, 1660 ampere hour battery bank charged from 32 rotating panels, 2kw wind turbine, plus back‐up support from a generator.

 

Second House:

Newly built, modern and stylish high ceiling 240 square meters charming house with 3 bedrooms, (the main bedroom has an en-suite and fitted with air conditioning), 2 full bathrooms with gas geysers, open plan lounge with built in fireplace, kitchen and pantry, double Garage also accommodating the battery banks is utilized as a laundry room as well.

Solar supply system details for Second House:

5kw, 560 ampere Hour battery bank charged from 16 rotating panels.

 

Aesthetics

The Farm has a well-managed livestock farming infrastructure from livestock camps fitted with electric fencing to feeding supplement production and is well maintained for both cosmetic and practical reasons. This is all achieved with well-trained and motivated workforce of the owner and three farm labourers.

 

Camps:

6 camps with jackal proof fences with electrical predator control wires.

All camps have good distributed drinking water for the livestock.

 

Water:

Borehole water is pumped from the pump station situated below the second house. This is a strong

Borehole, tested to 45000 litres per hour, and is supplied from an underground river vain. The pump is a 15000 lt/hr Franklin pump.

The rest of the water supplies are from 3 natural springs, the underground flow of the river and season rain flow in the river.

 

Agricultural integration:

The Farm’s location and terrain allows it to be effectively utilized as an intensive semi grazing livestock farm, integrating Natural free range grazing with feed supplements. The feed supplements are grown on the 40ha arable dry-land camps located adjacent to the second house. Suitable fodder for this soil and rainfall area is sweet lupines and oats. These fodder types is especially high in protein and is the favoured feed for sheep and goats in the area. In the feed barn the fodder is mixed in a feed mixer by adding molasses syrup and occasionally some bales of Lucerne. The integration of the feed supplement with natural grazing and proven Livestock management processes allows the farm to carry larger numbers of animals than the standard carrying capacity of the area.

R4,800,000 New on the market at +-R2100 per Ha

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Agent: Riaan Van Tonder
Email: portelizabeth@agri-land.co.za
Phone: 041 367 5362
Fax: 086 574 0798
Cell: 078 940 5242

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