Exclusive Game Farm in the Heart of the Eastern Cape
This prime 6500 hectare game farm is home to a variety of game species including White Rhino, Cape buffalo, Sable, Giraffe and Leopard.
There is presently 40ha under irrigation, valued at R25 000 per ha and another 40ha which is zoned for production development, at an estimated R15 000 per ha.
This water is gravity fed from the water canal system from the dam. There is a network of water systems throughout the farm to stock water troughs which is run by an electric pump, this ensures the even distribution of game throughout the property, as well as the potential to manipulate the game movements through water control and regulation during the rehabilitation of certain areas.
- Game Numbers
Eland 10 (migrational)
Giraffe 6 (3 x pregnant)
Sable Bulls 7
Rhino 5 (3 cows and 2 bulls)
Buffalo 19 (15 cows and 4 bulls)
Blue Wildebeest 400+
The Lodge is situated in the gardens of the historical Glen Boyd homestead, steeped in Frontier History. Established in 1853, the Glen Boyd gardens are an arboreal delight, with ancient Jacarandas said to be the tallest in South Africa.
The Tented Camp overlooks the Dam. This unique setting blends in with the surrounding bush and is ideal for catching a few fish in the evening after a great day out hunting.
6 colonial tents under thatch and connected by wooden paths offer a unique environment for those wishing to experience something different. The spacious bar and dinning room offers a great social area.
The farm has 82 hectare's of Water Rights, as this means there much water as you will ever need for your stock.
The farm has an 11 strand 8 foot (2.4m) fence completely around the property, with a Certificate of Adequate Enclosure class 1.
There is over 2861qm of buildings on this exclusive game farm listed below
1. Dams - There are many dams & reservoirs for stock waters. These dams & reservoirs feed the troughs throughout the farm.
2. Staff Houses - There are a minimum 14 Brick Staff houses around the farm.
3. Sheds - There are three sheds on the property.
4. Lands - 82 hectares of irrigation lands. 39 hectares are developed with a dragline sprinkler systems.
5. Irrigable Potential - The farm has an irrigable potential of +- 43 hectares. The soil has been tested in various area's.
6. Taxidermy Studio- Fully licensed taxidermy studio and adjacent staff housing
7. Roads- a network of over 100km cover the whole farm
1. Butchery 32sqm
2. Cooler Room and gantry
3. Hunting Shop 22sqm
4. Workshop 30sqm
5. Garage 12sqm
6. Foreman Rooms 35sqm
7. Stores 80sqm
8. Pantry 20sqm
9. Stores 65sqm
10. Double garage 70 sqm
11. Store 14sqm
12. Guides rooms 61sqm
13. Horse tack room 20sqm
14. Stores 30sqm
15. Laundry rooms 14sqm
16. Managers house 200sqm
17. Main House 500sqm
18. Salting shed 40sqm
19. Trackers rooms 56sqm
20. Main shed 180sqm
21. Guides Rondawel 32sqm
22. Lodge dinning room 85sqm
23. 6 x chalets 25sqm each
24. Tented camp dinning room 80 sqm
25. 6 x tents 21sqm each
26. Bathrooms 6sqm
27. 9x staff houses 64sqm
28. Taxidermy studio 550sqm
29. Spitzkop house 200sqm
30. School 70 sqm
31. Taxidermy staff house 42sqm
|Location & services||Nearest Town: Grahamstown|
|Approx year built||1858|
|House Details||Lounge Room, Dining Room, Kitchen and Ensuite|
|Perimeter||Fencing - Type & Condition: Class A CAE +- 42,260 meters of fencing|