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Worcester farm for sale in Witzenberg Mountains

R15,450,000 plus VAT

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Listing Number: WWS7678
About this listing
This 100ha farm lies at the foot of the majestic Witzenberg Mountains near Worcester, with unsurpassed views of the Breederiver Valley to the south. The surrounding landscape is a combination of beautiful mountain side with abundant natural vegetation and extensive agriculture.
The farm is very well maintained with some 25ha planted to 8ha of wine grapes (Sauvignon Blanc and Ruby Cabernet); 6ha peaches (Cling, Oom Sarel, KC and Fantasy); 6ha pears and 5ha olives. The owners have various agreements in place for the produce.
Ample water is available to irrigate the plantings at an approximate total of 157 000m³ per annum. This water is sourced from 2 mountain springs (approximately 29 000m³), the river (approximately 120 000m³) and a borehole (8 000m³). Most of the irrigation is gravity fed from a small dam. Household water comes from one of the springs on the farm.

A further 15ha of arable land can be planted to increase production. The remainder of the property is mountain terrain. A variety of very nicely appointed cottages on the farm provide additional income as weekend or holiday accommodation.

Buildings consist of:
Main house: 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living area, kitchen, laundry and study.
Cottage next to main house: 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living area, eat-in kitchen and patio.
2x Weekend Cottages: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, open plan living.
2x Mountain Cottages: 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, modern.
2x Sheds, Poison Room, Bathroom for workers and possible office
3x Labourers' Cottages

The farm is being sold together with movables as a going concern.

Property Information
  • Property Name: Witzenberg Farm
  • Land area: Bush Area Hectare: 60, Cultivatable Hectares: 40
  • Land area
    • Land Area Ha: 100.22
  • Location & services: Nearest Town: Worcester, Suburb / District: Worcester Rd, Schooling Primary: Yes, Schooling Secondary: Yes
  • Tenure: Freehold: Yes
  • Property Type: Viticulture, Fruit
  • Construction: Brick
  • House Details: Lounge Room, Dining Room, Kitchen and Laundry
  • Property Features: Average rainfall (Average Rainfall/Climate: Mediteranean - 380mm)
  • Fixtures remaining: 2x 1 bed cottages 2x 2 bed, 2 bath cottages 1x 2 bed, 1 bath cottage
  • Facing: Buildings - West ; Farm views - South
  • Land contour: Hill: 100ha
  • Present Condition: Very Good
  • Soil Types: Strong shale based soils
  • Shelter Trees: Mature around house
  • Water supply: 157 000m³ p/a, Domestic Water Source: From spring
  • Irrigation: Micro and Drip (mostly gravite fed)
  • Access & tracks: Dirt road - Fair
  • Land Usage: Fruit orchards and vineyards
  • Farm Fixtures: 2 Sheds , Poison room, toilets
  • Managers / workers housing: 3x labourers houses

Agent Details

Harcourts Winelands

208 Main Road
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