RIEBEEK KASTEEL: Irrigation farm with green house

R 14,600,000

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A mere 8-km from the quant town of Riebeek Kasteel this well-developed farm is truly an agricultural opportunity of note!

With proper irrigation and infrastructure in place, there is a tremendous potential attached to this 51-ha farm. About 35-hectare is arable, mostly oakleaf and a percentage of alluvial sandy soil.

Infrastructure consists of shaded net (2500 sq metre) structures, half a hectare (5040 sq metre) permanent Richel Greenhouse with drip irrigation, seedling house (300 sq metre) with temperature control, packing shed with cool room, pumphouse and a generator room. All in good repair.

The double storey 2-bedroom farmhouse boast modern finishes and is situated in a lush garden. The house is designed by Malherbe Rust Architects, has air conditioning, under floor heating, 2 fireplaces, and a large veranda to take advantage of the setting. It has a Wi-Fi network. Plans available for extension.
An abundance of water is obtained from the Berg River Irrigation Scheme (20-hectares registered summer water usage rights), 3 reservoirs (capacity 120 000 litres), 2 boreholes (60,000 cub/h each) as well as water tanks (capacity 90 000 litres). An ideal spot is available to build a large dam for storage water to use during the summer.

The are 2500 square metres open field planted with designer leaf penny gum for the flower industry. On the other 35-hectare acreage alternative crops such as vines, pomegranates, olives, fruit, lucerne and cash crops are also ideal for this area.

Detail of irrigation infrastructure consists of:
The Richel Greenhouse has roof vents, a high-pressure misting system for cooling, screens (hand controlled), a dripper line infrastructure, and flower and/or gooseberries support infrastructure. Climate and fertigation are controlled by a Priva computer system.

The Vegtech seedling house is cooled with a pad and fan system. An Aquarius computer controls cooling, heating and lights. It has a 10,000-litre water supply tank.
The Shade nets have sprinkling systems. Irrigation and fertigation are controlled by an Aquarius computer system.

The pack shed has a high pressure misting system for cooling, a 25-sq metre cold room, 1 office, ablution facilities, a pump room (with mixing tanks, the Priva fertigation unit, a pump for irrigation, a pump which supplies the high pressure misting system, a pump which supplies the cooling system in the pack shed, a water pump), a chemical and supply store. It is supplied with 8 x 10 000-litre water tanks. It has internet access via Satellite dish.

The open field production is irrigated with a sprinkling system.

The pump house has a water supply pump, 2 fertilizer pumps, irrigation pump, mixing tanks, filters, and the Aquarius computer.

The generator room houses a 45-kW diesel generator. It supports the greenhouse, seedling house and pack shed infrastructure when Eskom power is down.

The movables consist of:
Massey Ferguson 135 tractor, Spray Cart (us...

Property Reference #: RL4527

Agent Details:
Jannie Fourie
Agrisell CC
9A Kerk Street

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