Hidden away in the Hantam area between Calvinia and Niewoudtville lies this 5883 hectare farm. This is a rare gem in the most beautiful setting, receiving good rains throughout the year (200mm per annum).
Abundant shrubs and succulents makes for natural grazing. The farm is suited for the cultivation of lucerne to provide additional further grazing for livestock. 27 hectares are available as land to be irrigated.
There are 8 boreholes providing the farm with ample water for livestock and household purposes, these are accessed by 5 windmills, filling 3 earth dams, 6 reservoirs, 6 cribs, and 2 tanks (adjacent to the homestead). There is also 1 fountain, and the rivers are non-perennial.
The property is surrounded by perineal jackal-proof fencing, and has stock-proof fencing on the inside (90n good repair), dividing the inner camps.
The farm has a lovely 5 bedroom homestead, with 4 bathrooms. Additionally, there are 2 cottages and 2 storerooms (old houses).
This farm consists of 4 "smaller" farms, each with their own Title Deed. Each portion is for sale individually as well.
Portion 1 is 2350 ha and has a house consisting of 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms as well as outbuildings and storage.
Portion 2 is 839 ha, has a large packing shed, as well as an old house currently used for storage.
Portion 3 is 2688 ha.
Various implements like a Fiat 780 fitted with bulldozer blade, a Lucerne mower, and a press are included in the sale. Further items included can be made known upon request.
AREA Information - Hantam Municipality:
The Hantam Municipality covers approximately 30 000 square kilometres and includes Calvinia, the centre, as well as Brandvlei, Loeriesfontein, Middelpos and Nieuwoudtville. Calvinia is approximately 400 km from Cape Town, Springbok, Upington and Beaufort West. A 1250 meter tarred runway, very close to Calvinia, is used by many visitors to this beautiful part of the Northern Cape. The Hantam area is well known for its wide open spaces, stunning mountain ranges and nature reserves filled with an incredible array of plants and bulbs that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.