Private Treaty - 3 EXCLUSIVE GAME FARMS WITH 3 LODGES


3 EXCLUSIVE GAME FARMS WITH 3 LODGES 

VIEWING: BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT GERARD HARDING 064 758 2738

Confirmation Period

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14 days confirmation period by the seller

Deposit on Purchase Price

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10% payable by electronic transfer (EFT)

Guarantees on Balance

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30 days from date of acceptance

Buyer’s Commission

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6% plus VAT over & above purchase price

Outstanding Rates and Taxes, & Levies

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SELLER is liable for all outstanding rates and

taxes, & levies

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

3 Exclusive game farms adjacent to the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve with a total land area of 1627ha.

The topography of the area is mainly flat with some small rocky hills and open savannah parts.  The habitat is a mix between sweet and sour veld.  There are various tree life including Acacia species, Sickle Bush, Wild Raisin, with Boekenhout being the predominant species.

You will find an abundance of bird life including the annual migration of Blue Crane and Secretary Birds.

Game species on the property include Buffalo, Golden Wildebeest, Blue Wildebeest, Black Impala, Black Springbuck, Sable, Giraffe, Gemsbok, Eland, Waterbuck, Zebra, Impala, Blesbok, and Nyala.

Income generators for the game farm include:

  • Lucerne and maize fields under pivot irrigation (pumping rights from Elands River)
  • Palm Tree nursery (approximately 1200 trees)
  • Colour variation game breeding
  • Local/International trophy and biltong hunting

There is a total of 9 earth dams and 8 boreholes (4 equipped).

All properties are Eskom powered with automated backup generator power supply for all lodges.

There are no land claims against any of the properties.

RE OF FARM 241 VARKFONTEIN

ERF/STAND SIZE: 399.4877 ha

GPS Coordinates: -25.4664, 28.5616

A tranquil bush setting with an abundance of game and bird life for a romantic escape to the bush or for an ideal game hunting experience. 

A luxurious, secluded self-catering Honeymoon Suite cottage with all the mod cons that one could want yet still experiencing a true romantic escape into the bush.  With a direct view to the only watering hole on the property, you are guaranteed a close-up viewing experience with the various game and wildlife gathering to drink early in the morning and during the late afternoon. 

Honeymoon Suite (the property is fenced in and has an alarm system installed)

Large covered patio / entertainment area

Built-in braai

Private heated swimming pool

Private lapa

Large open plan lounge with seating for up to 6 people

Fully equipped open plan kitchen

Queen/King sized bedroom with four poster bed

Built in vanity area and cupboards

Full bathroom with a private outdoor shower

Airconditioned throughout

 

PORTION 1 OF FARM 241 VARKFONTEIN

ERF/STAND SIZE: 875.3983 ha

GPS Coordinates: -25.4746, 28.5500

Offering a Conference / Function Venue and accommodation of 7 chalets of various sizes, with beautifully laid out gardens with palm trees and magnificent Koi ponds, makes this an ideal venue for team building, large family functions or group getaways.

The conference venue offers a fully functional catering kitchen, large boma and braai area, children’s play area. 

For game hunts, there is an onsite fully equipped butchery with walk in cold storage available.

The Elands River forms part of the farm, with water rights.  Pivot irrigation feeds water to the Lucerne and maize fields.  This property also features a Palm tree nursery.

There are 14 different game species on the farm, which includes buffalo breeding project.  The farm would be ideal to continue game farming and breeding.

Although being powered via Eskom power, the property has back-up generators installed.

Main Camp / Conference Centre

Communal fully equipped catering kitchen

Function area which can be set up as required

Large lounge

Boma with braai facilities

Swimming Pool

Children’s outdoor entertainment area

Koi Ponds

Landscaped gardens with indigenous trees and palm trees

Accommodation / Chalets

7 Chalets with accommodation for up to 35 people

1x 1-bedroom chalet en-suite & airconditioned

5x 2-bedroom chalets en-suite & airconditioned

1x 3-bedroom chalet en-suite & airconditioned

 

Additional Property Features

Avery

 

Fully equipped and functional butchery with walk-in cold-room

Workshops

Storerooms

 

PORTION 2 OF FARM 241 VARKFONTEIN

ERF/STAND SIZE: 352.4116 ha

GPS Coordinates: -25.4674, 28.5317

A truly one of a kind main lodge or private residence, in addition to 3 private chalets, is situated on the property.  The house was renovated in 2015 with the eye on maintenance free living.

 

Surrounded by palm trees and Koi ponds, the Main Lodge exudes pure luxurious 1950’s retro Hollywood style.  Boasting a breath taking custom designed open-plan kitchen with top of the line equipment, a 12-seater bar, entertainment lounges, a cinema, heated swimming pool with an automated deck pool cover, this is an investment opportunity not to be missed.

No expense has been spared to make this a true one of a kind Hollywood style luxury escape.

The kitchen in the main lodge has been custom designed and features top of the line SMEG appliances, Caesarstone counter tops, and custom-made light fixtures.

The 3 chalets on the main lodge property are all self-catering and have braai areas and lapas to relax at and enjoy the outdoors.  Access to the main lodge is a short walk through manicured gardens surrounded by palm trees.

The secluded rustic stone constructed rondavel bush camp surrounded by palm trees, with a large braai area and lapa where you can relax and enjoy the gorgeous sunsets after a successful day of hunting or game viewing on the property.

 

MAIN LODGE / PRIVATE RESIDENCE

The building has a central climate control air-conditioning system

Ground Floor

Large entrance hall with waterfall feature windows

 

Designer Open Plan Kitchen

Smeg Victoria Traditional Range (TR4110PI) with 7 burner gas hobs with main, secondary & third oven

Smeg Extractors over oven

Built in Steam Oven

Built in Microwave Oven

2x Smeg 60cm Retro Fridge/Freezer

Caesarstone countertops

Built in dishwasher

 

Downstairs Rooms

2 large entertainment lounges

Dining area with 16 seat table

12 seats Built in Bar with Pool Table

Additional office / entertainment room off second lounge

Guest Toilet

Double wooden stairway leading to second floor

Second Floor

Opens onto retro 1960’s soda fountain bar area which leads into the 8-seat cinema.

3 Luxurious bedrooms lead off from the bar area

Retro Soda Fountain Bar Area:

5 seat 1960’s style soda fountain bar

Antique 1960’s Coca Cola branded drinks fridge (fully operational)

Genuine Mustang front grill wall feature with working headlights

8 Seat Cinema:

8 Luxury leather cinema seats (can accommodate 12 seats)

Cinema projector

Cinema screen

Professional surround sound speakers on walls

Soundproof room

 

Main Bedroom

Seating/lounge area overlooking the garden and swimming pool

Private balcony

Queen / King size bed space

En-suite bathroom / changeroom

Central double sink and vanity

Open shower

Bath

Toilet

Surround Victorian style clothing cupboards

Bedroom 2 - Sailing Themed

Seating/Lounge area overlooking the garden and swimming pool

Private balcony

Queen / King size bed space

Built-in cupboards

Full en-suite bathroom

Bedroom 3 – French Themed

Seating/Lounge area overlooking the garden and swimming pool

Private balcony

Queen / King size bed space

Built-in cupboards

Full en-suite bathroom

Outdoor Area and Gardens

Heated swimming pool surrounded by composite decking with automated deck cover

Lapa with bar and seating for large parties

Landscaped garden with palm trees

Children’s entertainment area with in-ground trampoline

Koi ponds

Other property Features:

4 Car garage (2x Double lock up garages)

Paved driveway

4 Car carport

Storerooms

Butchery with walk-in cold-room

Eskom Powered

Generator

2x Boreholes

Gym

Airconditioned

Wall to Wall Mirrors

Cardio/Weight Training equipment

Sauna

Shower and Toilet

Separate Outdoor Entertainment Area (Man Cave)

Complete with build in cupboards and braai pit

Lockable

Chalets

3 luxury chalets

3 Bedroom Chalet (Stone Built)

This chalet was one of the original buildings on the property built from locally sourced stone from the property

Open plan kitchen

Lounge area

Full bathroom

2 downstairs bedrooms

1 Loft bedroom

Shared Lapa and braai area with the other 2 Chalets

2 Bedroom Chalets (x2)

Each Chalet has the following:

Open plan kitchen

Lounge area

Full bathroom

2 Bedrooms

Bush Camp Chalet ((the property is fenced in and has an alarm system installed)

This chalet was one of the original buildings on the property built from locally sourced stone from the property

Airconditioned throughout

2 Bedrooms (sleeps 4-6 people)

Cosy lounge area

Open Plan kitchen

Full Bathroom

Lapa with braai area

 

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