Features

  • Main bedroom with double bed
  • Bedroom 2 with double bed
  • Bedroom 3 with double bed
  • Bathroom 1 with bath
  • Bathroom 2 with bath
  • Bathroom 3 with bath
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GOING CONCERN DAIRY FARM

SOLE MANDATE: A pristine and particularly efficient, well maintained and well run dairy farm for sale as a going concern thus including all cattle and implements. Spitzkop Farm is situated between Swartberg and Kokstad off the R617. There is an abundance of water, irrigation and arable land. The farm is one of only a few not to have run out of water and food during one of the worst drought periods on record. There are no land claims nor labour tenants. The farm is 674.09 ha and it has 200 ha of registered irrigation rights. Overview: 3 boreholes - 2 x 120,000 lt/hr and 1 x 5000 lt/hr 2 strong rivers Modern 28 point herringbone dairy A large 650 sqm three bedroom four bathroom farmhouse Cottage 9 labour houses Milk supplied to Nestle - 2.36 million litres Milking 450 cows with potential for 800 with increased irrigation 6 Eskom transformers Fences in good repair Corrective fertilising and liming done for the last 8 years Soil samples available Tack room Workshop Implement shed Chemical store Indoor and out door calf pens Piggery Modern dairy - bulk tank room, office, generator room, compressor room The Dairy: 28 point Deleval herringbone parlour Deleval in parlour feeding Deleval electronic milk meters Back up water systems 2 separate milking lines (2 x 14), separate end units resulting in minimum breakdown time 2 vacuum pumps and 1 spare 18000 litre bulk tank 5000 litre bulk tank 2500 litre bulk tank - used for ice water to precool milk through a water cooler 3 geysers - 2 x 200 litre & 1 x 750 litre Large walk in fridge freezer 80kva automated generator Compressor with heat exchanger, variable speed drive and capacity for 2nd 18000 litre tank Undercover cattle handling facilities Large air conditioned office and medicine room 29 tonne feed silo High volume washing system Slurry dam Cattle: More details on request Machinery & Implements: More details on request Irrigation and Water: 200 ha registered irrigation rights - 1,182,645 cubic metres per annum - currently using 130ha 2 x 120,000 litre boreholes only used as backup 1 x 5000 litre borehole dedicated to dairy House water from spring Numerous springs and stock dams 1 x 3.5 tower Agrico Pivot 1 x 7.5 tower Agrico Pivot Draglines 2 rivers flow through the farm Registered water from Franklin dam 5 x 100 kva Eskom transformers & 1 x 25 kva Eskom transformer 3 excellent dam sites Land use: 95ha pivot irrigation 40ha dragline irrigation 62ha potential irrigation 28ha arable dry lands 76ha dry land pastures - Cocksfoot, Fescue, Kikuyu 368ha veld grazing 5.09 ha roads / waste.

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