Spectacular Lifestyle Retreat

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Spectacular Lifestyle Retreat

1392 Backworth Farm, Strathfieldsaye , Eston, KwaZulu Natal

Spectacular Lifestyle Retreat, Backworth Farm, Strathfieldsaye No. 1392, Eston, KZN

± 26.4 Ha Lifestyle Farm with commercial possibilities | Two large stately Homesteads and two cottages | 13 Individual accommodation units | 19 Large stables could be converted to accommodation | Ideal for a corporate retreat or wedding venue | 5 Stables with rubberised floors for foaling


Primary Use
This exquisite property is set on ± 26.4 Hectares of well-maintained farmland is located a short distance from Eston along the R624 national road. The property is fondly known as Backworth and is a mere 25km’s travel from Camperdown. The property consists of 2 x Main Homesteads, 2 x Cottages, 13 single accommodation units currently used by staff, 19 large stables, Tractor shed/workshop, Outdoor Pavilion, Swimming Pool and Tennis Court.

Homestead 1
Double Storey Under Thatch oldest part dating back to 1924.
4 x En suite Bedrooms (2 with shower, toilet and basin, 2 x bath, shower, toilet and basin)
1 x Additional large family bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and basin.
1 x Large formal lounge,
1 x Large formal dining room,
1 x Breakfast Room,
1 x TV Room,
2 x Smaller lounges,
1 x Study/Office
1 x Kitchen (Electric Hob, Eye Level Oven plus Gas Hob and Oven),
1 x Pantry,
1 x Laundry and Scullery
Garaging for four vehicles and a double carport.

Homestead 2
Single Storey under tile constructed in 2001.
3 x large En suite bedrooms with full bathrooms with double basins, heated towel rails.
(The main bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe),
Guest toilet,
Lounge with open fireplace,
Dining Room with gas fireplace,
Games Room,
Kitchen/Diner (gas hob, 4 x Electric Ovens, gas fireplace).
Separate Scullery,
Walk in Pantry,
Laundry area,
Large covered patio.
The property has underfloor heating throughout.
Double garage.
Pump room with 2 x 5,000 Lt water tanks

Cottage 1
Under thatch.
1 x Bedroom,
Kitchenette with a gas stove top and under-counter electric oven,
Bathroom with shower, toilet and basin,
Loft room (second bedroom),
Lounge/Dining room with an open fireplace,
Single carport.

Cottage 2
Single Storey flat roof.
1 x Bedroom,
En Suite Shower, toilet and basin,
Open plan lounge, kitchen and dining room,

Staff Accommodation
13 x individual rooms, all with electricity meters.
2 x rooms are en-suite
2 x communal showers and toilets (geysers use solar power)

Main stable block is U shaped consisting of 12 stables (4mx4m), an office and a large lawn enclosed courtyard.
(Stables could easily be converted to additional accommodation).
7 x additional stables,
Feed room,
Pumphouse with 2x 5000Lt tanks

Equine facilities
German Velox Horse Walker
22 Paddocks, of varying size, each with own self feeding water trough
All paddocks linked with gravelled and kerbed walkways
Isolation Block of 6 Stables
2 x Walk through Dips
Sand lungeing ring

Tractor and Storage Shed
Large shed used for housing farm implements and hay/feed bales

Both the Homesteads and Cottages have alarm systems and are linked to the local security company.
Electricity is supplied by Eskom.
Water is supplied from two boreholes


• All curtains and blinds would remain,
• All garden pots and statues would remain,
• All garden machinery and implements would be
included in the purchase price
• All purpose-made furniture will remain (Items to be
identified by the Sellers)

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Farm Type:
Web Reference:
List price:
1392 Backworth Farm, Strathfieldsaye , Eston, KwaZulu Natal
Property Extent:
±26.4 ha
Auction Venue:
Durban Country Club
Isaiah Ntshangase Road
KwaZulu Natal
Auction Date:
19 September 2018 11:00 am

Andrew Miller
Auction Terms and Conditions:
R 50 000 refundable registration deposit. Strictly by bank guaranteed cheque. No cash. ID Document is required.

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Auction Date: 19 September 2018 11:00:00am

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