The subject property is well-located 5km from the Indian Ocean on the outskirts of the coastal towns of Aston Bay and Jeffrey’s bay. The farm is comprised of irrigated lands, dry arable lands, and natural grazing and is currently utilized as a dairy farm. The terrain is fairly flat with moderate slopes. The carrying capacity is estimated at 0,2ha/large stock unit for irrigated pastures and 1ha/large stock unit for the dry arable lands.
The climate can be described as moderate with dry summers. Average rainfall is estimated at 675mm per annum. The following soil forms can be expected – Bokkeveld, Skalie with a small percentage clay.
Improvements include a 4 bedroom farm house with a swimming pool, a shed, 5 staff cottages, calf raising pens, implement shed, and a milking parlor with an office, compressor room, bulk tank enclosure.
The milking parlor consists of a 40 point swing-over milking system with 2 bulk cooler tanks with a capacity of 15 000 liters and 3 bulk feeders of with a total capacity of 48 tons.
The parlor is a plastered brick structure with concrete floors under IBR roof covering. Electricity is supplied by ESKOM in the form of 4 power points. Water is supplied from 2 fitted boreholes, a large earth dam with a holding capacity of 730 000cubic meters and 3 smaller earth dams with a total capacity of 480 000 cubic meters.