Farm for sale in the Karoo
Location: Situated 30km South of Touwsriver and 210km fro the centre of Cape Town.
Size: The farm measures approximately 1400ha
Economic activity: Although this farm is a relative small outfit for the Karoo, it has two huge advantages: lots of water and lots of fertile arable land. The farm has 120ha land that is suitable for cultivation under irrigation. This region is extremely suitable for growing vegetable seed on a commercial basis. The farm has up to 40ha under onion and carrot seed and also markets onion seedlings to onion farmers. The setup is also ideal for growing all kinds of vegetables for marketing in the larger centre and even as far as Cape Town.
Stock farming can be increase with the cultivation of lucerne fields to prepare stock for the market. A few hundred head of sheep and at least 60 cattle can be raised in this way.
Water: It has 6 strong borehole of which 4 are fitted with electric pumps powered by Eskom.
There are 2 pivot irrigation points which combindly covers approximately 60ha. There are three earth storage dams.
Buildings: There are no modern houses on the farm but a modest 2 bedroom house, a big store, 2 open sheds, outbuildings and kraal enclosures.
Fencing: The fencing is excellent and 30% is electrified for game purposes.
Price: R6,95 mil