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Farm For Sale in Somerset East, Somerset East

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Province:Eastern Cape City:Somerset East Suburb:Somerset East Erf Size: ± 1278 ha

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Somerset East Farm - FOR SALE Grootvlakte 1278,5422Ha

1. Grootvalkte: 1278,5422 ha
Portion 1 (Tierhoek) of the farm Groenekloof no 59 ( extent 238 ,0591ha) and Remainder Portion 1 of the farm Grootvlakte no 49 (extent 1039.9212ha

I. General description

The property is presently used for grazing of domestic stock as well as free ranging game.

The composition of the veld consists of three types viz.
1. Riverine vegetation (Thorn trees).
2. Broken Xeric Succulent Valley Bushveld.
3. Karroid broken veld.

Distance and location of nearest town
Property is situated 35 km northwest of Somerset East.

Summer rainfall area.

350 mm p.a.

Flats. Undulating to mountainous.

Veld condition
Veld suitable for browsers and grazers. (Wild plum, Papea capensis; Wild pomegranate, Rigosum. obovatum; Spekboom, Portulacaria afra; Ghwarri, Euclea undulata; & Thorn – (Acacia – Vachellia - karoo); various karoo bush species, pioneer to climax grasses - eg. Themeda triandra - and forbs).

Cultivated soil utilization
Dry land and lucerne under irrigation.

Pasture utilization
Veld is utilized by domestic stock (small and large) and game.

Water supply
Water for domestic stock and game watering purposes is supplied from earth dams and mono pumps.

Grazing capacity
10 hectares / L.S.U. (2016 Long Term Grazing Capacity – ha/LSU – Eastern Cape.

Infrastructural improvements
Large modern dwelling and garages. Many outbuildings.
There are labour dwellings on the unit. Other infrastructural improvements on the unit are primarily utilized for the processing of stock and game products.

Electricity supply

II. Infrastructural description
(a) Veld
Number of camps 14 plus 12 land & 36 lambing camps
Number of camps with stock water 14
Number of permanent boreholes 4
Number of windmills 2
Number of pumps (electric, etc.) -
Condition of pumps Good
Number of reservoirs (cement, soil) 30 earth, 5 cement
Number of troughs 14
Number of fountains 1
Type of internal fence Stock proof
Type of boundary fence Stock and problem animal proof
Stock handling facilities (e.g. kraals, dipping tanks) Normal facilities for farming operations.
Game fenced camp.

1240 Undulating

Lands (current)
1 Dry
30 Ha
2 Irrigation
8 Ha

Structures - Area
Outbuilding 259
Rondawel 13
Labour dwellings 600
Braai area 59
Main dwelling 625

It is understood that the property comprises of the above, although nothing is guaranteed and the buyer should inspect the property to confirm the contents for himself.