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5820ha Game Hunting and Breeding farm for Sale

Vaalwater, Vaalwater

ZAR - 55,000,000

REF - 39864

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Property Description

1) SIZE
±5820 hectares - Exclusive Game Farm and Luxury Lodge

2) LOCALITY
In the vicinity of the Vaalwater area (Waterberg), Limpopo Province and less than 3 hours drive from OR Tambo International Airport. This Game Farm spreads over 5820 of pristine bushveld/savanna and rare indigenous forest in the Waterberg mountains in South Africa’s Limpopo Province and is a combination farm of exquisite lodging, game breeding and sustainable hunting

3) REGISTRATION DETAIL
The farm consists of 4 portions fenced as one unit which is registered in a Pty and is VAT registered.
Province: Limpopo Province
Servitude’s: There are no road servitudes that subdivide the property.

4) THE IMPROVEMENTS
The property consists of the following developments. This Game farm is an extremely well developed game farm and lodge. The developer and owner had several factors in mind: luxury, elegance, comfort, style, simplicity where he incorporated a true African bush experience into all the developments. Even the conference center which is well-equipped to accommodate both the tourist and those who wants to get married as well as any hunter .

1) Houses and Store Rooms
a) The owners house is a lovely ±450m² thatch roof house. The construction is from natural Waterberg stone and this is a 3 bedrooms house with 3en-suite Bathrooms as well as motor garage suitable for 3 vehicles.

b) There is a newly constructed guest cottage with fantastic views. This 1 bedrooms cottage has a bathroom and open plan lounge and kitchen area with a BBQ area.

c) The property has a good 3 bedroom managers house with 2 bathrooms, kitchen, lounge area and its own BBQ area.

d) The entrance to the property is at the gate cottage.

e) There is a large workshop with 3 store rooms of 66m±.

f) There is a large workshop with 3 store rooms of 66m±.

g) There is a 390m² parking bay for vehicles and tractors as well as Diesel storage tanks of
±14 000 liters with a working fuel pump.

h) There are labour accommodations which consist of 6 rooms with 2 bathrooms and a kitchen and outside BBQ area.

2) Lodges & Entertainment Areas
There are two fantastically situated lodges on this Game Farm. Each lodge has its own outstanding atmosphere and both are designed with one objective – comfort and pleasure. The rooms are fully serviced and equipped with all the modern conveniences.

a) Lodge 1:
The 1st lodge is can accommodate 21 people where the main camp is and is child-friendly camp suitable for family get-togethers, perfect for couples with children and private individuals. This gorgeous wooden camp offers something different as the cozy lodges are built on stilts. Sun decks provide a birds-eye view over the beautiful dam, it is not just the fishing enthusiasts that will think they are in heaven!

Besides its pool area, lush lawns, ‘lapa’ (chief’s enclosure) with an open-pit fireplace as well as a dining area and bar, this camp also offers fully equipped kitchens, allowing you the option of self-catering should that take your fancy. A large playground area is provided to entertain the children. Lapa with fire place, and communal braai. Deck overlooking the dam with seating for ±25 people. This Lodge area has a 150 seater wedding conference center with all amenities needed for a bush wedding.

Chalet 1: Has just been renovated, sleeps 8 and is perfect for big families or groups. It has two spacious bedrooms both with king-size beds, and two brand new full en-suite bathrooms. One of the bedrooms has a double sleeper couch for children. A separate double bedroom with an en-suite shower, basin and toilet is linked by a short flight of stairs. 
There is also an open-plan lounge and kitchen, and large furnished balcony overlooking the dam.

Chalet 2, 3 & 4: There are three newly refurbished chalets overlooking the water. Each chalet sleeps 4 people comfortably. There is a kitchenette, lounge and large viewing deck. The spacious newly renovated double bedroom has a dressing area and desk and a full brand new bathroom with a huge shower. Upstairs is a large bedroom with two single beds.

b) Lodge 2:
Lodge 2 is as luxurious as it is natural. Shaded under a canopy of huge fig trees this double-storey lodge has been constructed entirely from local stone and indigenous wood – pure rustic luxury. Some of this lodge’s great features include a gorgeous swimming pool area, lush lawn leading from a lapa, bar and dining area. This camp is wonderful for groups of people.Built in a semi-circle, life at this lodge gravitates towards the huge log fire-pit at the center of the camp. This area provides the perfect place for a shaded afternoon doze or an evening spent sitting around a mesmerizing blaze sharing bush tales. This Lodge can accommodate 14 people.

The accommodation is as follows: On the upper level, which has a wrap-around deck with sweeping views, there are 5 bedrooms: One large double-bed room with en-suite bathroom and huge bath with a view, and 4 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, and sharing two bathrooms, one gents and one ladies. On the ground floor are two double-bed bedrooms with full en-suite bathrooms.


5) GAME FARM DETAIL
This is one Superb Game Lodge and Wilderness Game Breeding Farm.

Combination Farm in extend of ±5820Hectares
Located in the Malaria Free Waterberg are of South Africa, near the Town of Vaalwater in the Limpopo Province, is a truly well managed, well developed Game Lodge and Game Breeding Farm. The hides and blinds on this game farm are all designed and built specifically for bow hunters and for those who “hunts with a camera”. One pit blind has enough space to accommodate a whole film crew if that is what you would like to do. View ports allow you a near 360 degree look at what is happening around your blind.

Roads
The farm roads give good access to different sections of the farm. The farm has several kilometers of roads plus plenty of additional easy accessible game trails to explore the farm by foot.

Game Fence and Breeding Camps:
The farm’s boundary fence is 2.4m high, 21 stands are has some electrified fencing as well.

The game farm has breeding camps as follows:
a) A Buffalo breeding camp in extend of 500 ha which is securely fenced & solar electrified and this camps has its own Elephant holding boma & dam.

b) A Buffalo bull camp in extend of 80 ha which is fully game fenced.

c) Sable Camp 1 is a 45 ha breeding camp, fully diamond mesh game fenced and solar electrified.

d) Sable Camp 2 is a 20ha breeding camp, fully diamond mesh game fenced and solar electrified.
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Water
This is the Waterberg and there are many seasonal streams and fountains in the mountains that flow through the farm. The property has a 6km river that flows through the property and there are 7 earth dams on the property. 4 earth dams are perennial. The property has 8 boreholes (4 Solar pumps and 4 electrical pumps). There is a 1.7ha irrigation field planted with Lucerne. This irrigation area is fully diamond mesh game fenced and solar electrified

Game
The property has exemption for game listed below. The Owner also has its WR number to host Buffalo as well.

The following game is included in the sale and is roaming freely on the open farm. No numbers however can be guaranteed and the seller has not done any official game counting. These numbers below are all estimate numbers but the owner believe that these numbers are very conservative as none of the new born babies have been added:
Impala ±400 Zebra ±200 Waterbuck ±80 Kudu ±250
Eland ±40 Nyala ±20 Oryx ±25 Blue Wildebeest ±180
Giraffe ±40


Free roaming Game: Duiker, Warthog, Bushpig, Caracal, African Civet, Large & small Genet, Rock rabbit, Porcupine, Ant bear, Pangolin, Chacma baboon, Vervet monkey, Yellow mongoose, African wild cat, Honey badger, Brown hyena, Hedgehog, Lesser bush baby, Slender mongoose, Striped polecat, Tree squirrel etc. This farm has exceptional nocturnal life.

Breeding Game:
The following game breeding species are on the property:
Sable ±30 Elephant±20
African Buffalo ±15


Reptiles:
Leguan (monitor lizard)
Lizards (many species)
Snakes (many species)
Chameleon and Tortoise

Birds of prey:
Martial Eagle
Fish eagle
Black eagle
Snake eagle
Bateleur eagle
Owl


Birds (many species)

Loose Assets
The Seller sells this property as a going concern in terms of certain vehicles and implements which is necessary to continue this current operation. The Seller would want to discuss additional loose assets with the buyer himself.


6) IMPRESSION:
This Game farm is an extremely well developed game farm and lodge. The developer and owner had several factors in mind: luxury, elegance, comfort, style, simplicity where he incorporated a true African bush experience into all the developments. Even the conference center which is well-equipped to accommodate both the tourist and those who wants to get married as well as any hunter .

This game farm host 4 of the Big and is owner managed. There is an excellent balance in terms of open grazing areas and the denser bush areas and the mountains. This is a property where most plains game are thriving and even game breeding is doing above all expectations.

The hides and blinds on this game farm are all designed and built specifically for bow hunters and for those who “hunts with a camera”. One pit blind has enough space to accommodate a whole film crew if that is what you would like to do. View ports allow you a near 360 degree look at what is happening around your blind.



7) TOPOGRAPHY
This Game Farm has a good balance in terms of mountains, gorges and plains. Very well balanced and selected areas on this property were converted into the breeding areas as well as the irrigation section. Mixtures of some Sweet veld with the majority of Sour veld make the grazing potential perfect for a greater variety of animals to roam this property.

8) SELLING PRICE
The Selling Price is based on several factors pertaining to recent farm sales in the area as well as the size of the subject property.
Price: R55.0mill

Agents Details

Rudie Swanepoel

Agent

Rudie Swanepoel

Cell

082 3533 448

Email

corporate@gamefarmestates.co.za

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Estate Agent, Owner & Principal of Africa Game Farm Estates. I am specializing in the marketing and sales of mainly Game Farms in South Africa and Botswana

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Area

Vaalwater

Property Type

Game Farm or Lodge

Suburb

Vaalwater

Reference

39864

Erf Size

58200000

Residence sq M

1800

Rates & Taxes

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Levy

0

General Accommodation

Bedrooms
10
Bathrooms
10
En Suite
10
Lounges
1
Dining Rooms
1

Additional Features

  • Balcony

  • Braai Area

  • Deck

  • Guest Toilet

  • Lapa

  • Pool

  • Staff Accommodation

  • Store Room

  • Shed

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