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Bathurst, 1 The Grove

Versatile Farm in the Bathurst District

R9,800,000 plus VAT

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Listing Number: EPA27274
About this listing
This 696 hectare property is ideally positioned in the frost free area of Bathurst with a large dam of excellent quality water and good soils. This would allow you to grow a variety of sub-tropical crops, but in particular Macadamias and Avocados. The farm has a great diversity of habitat with open veld for cattle to spectacular valleys and gorges covered in bush. The present owners have created a vegetable enterprise based on strict organic principles, with a complete watering system in place. Two delightful cottages and a semi completed renovation to the main homestead offer plenty of accommodation making it ideal for a variety of uses.
Property Information
  • Property Name: The Grove
  • Property Type: Grazing
  • Land area
    • Land Area Ha: 696
  • Property Features: Average rainfall (Average Rainfall/Climate: 750)
  • Location & services: Km's to Nearest Town: 15km, Nearest Town: Bathurst/PortAlfred, Suburb / District: Bathurst
  • Roof: Tiles
  • House style: Contemporary
  • Construction: Plaster
  • Window/door frames: Aluminium
  • House Details: Lounge Room, Dining Room, Kitchen and Ensuite
  • Perimeter: Fencing - Type & Condition: Cattle fencing
  • Present Condition: There are 8 fields measuring 20 x 20 metres that are covered in shadecloth (some with full cover and some with partial cover). There are 8 water tanks carrying 5000 litres each that store and supply water to the field crops. The fields are watered by a drip system with all the necessary filters in place. The fields are managed on a strict organic basis and manure and compost are the only fertilizers with a variety of crops grown such as spinach, salads, beans and tomatoes. The area is frost free so these crops can be grown outside of traditional summer season. There is a great diversity of habitat over the farm from the open grassveld for cattle and deep kloofs covered in bush. Sections of the farm have blue gums and pine trees.
  • Water supply: 2 Boreholes (1 x Solar and 1 x Electric), Large Dam fed by a fountain, Domestic Water Source: Borehole
  • Access & tracks: Farm roads
  • Sheds: Other Shedding: Workshop, Tool Shed, Staff Room with Toilets
  • Managers / workers housing: One completed cottage comprised of open plan living and kitchen, two bathrooms, one en suite and a double garage. Then, there is a main homestead which is being renovated but not yet complete and this home measures apprximately 400 square metres and it comprised of a large lounge and diningroom and kitchen, three bedrooms with the main bedroom en suite.

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