Productive Fruit Farm for Sale
The farm has under management of the Van der Merwe Family since 1880. The current owners represent the 4th and 5th generation of the Van der Merwes on the farm. They have resided on the property for 43 years and the farm has been registered in their name since 1980. They have done phenomenal work on the farm, as their production output has grown from packing approximately 5000 boxes a season to around 120 000 boxes. Currently there are approximately 27ha under irrigation and about 7ha ready for irrigation, presenting room for more growth.
Buildings and Improvements
There is a five (5) bedroom main house with two (2) lounges, an office, braai area, dining room, two (2) bathrooms, laundry room, kitchen, storeroom and two (2) garages.
Then there is also a three (3) bedroom cottage with a lounge, braai area, dining room, two (2) bathrooms, laundry room and a kitchen.
1 x Bachelor flat,
Labourer cottages: Eight cottages with solar geysers, electricity and running water,
And a manager’s house.
Tractor and implements storage room
Carriage house consisting of two (2) garages, two (2) offices, storage, and pest control unit.
Ou klipkraal – small hall and workshop
Jantzen-house currently serving as a resting area for seasonal workers.
Restroom with wooden chairs for the workers
Intensive Facilities: Storage with two (2) graders, solder, loading area, cold room, office, ablutions and a custom-built generator.
Water sources for farming operations: The farm is registered at the Hoeko Irrigation Board and re-registration is in process at the Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency. There are five (5) dams under registration, three (3) pumps and three (3) cement troughs.
Power source: Eskom
Stone Fruit – apricot and plum (Fresh – export and local markets)
Mediterranean figs – (Fresh – export and local markets)
The farm utilize Stems exporter agency. Stems Fruit PTY Ltd is a distinctive South African stone fruit exporter, with deep-rooted ties to the industry. Star south export their figs and they use them for local distribution in South Africa.
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