19Ha Farm For Sale in Grabouw Rural
The Farm is in the beautiful and picturesque Elgin Valley, an hour’s drive from Cape Town.
Elgin is renowned for its excellent apples, and more recently, for the quality of its wines.
An avenue of mature and productive pecan-nut trees leads down to the large, old homestead with its gardens and mature oak trees.
The main homestead consists of the following: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge, library, dining room, kitchen, dining hall / games room.
The lovely vine-covered veranda leading off the lounge and dining room, shaded by a massive Oak tree.
In the south wing off the main dwelling are 2 adjoining rooms currently used as offices, a separate store-room, a bathroom and separate WC and a one-roomed flat with bathroom.
The cottage, located adjacent to and to the north of the main dwelling, comprises of 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, a separate WC, a kitchen and a lounge / dining room.
The farm shed, located adjacent to and to the south of the main dwelling, measures approximately 300sqm, with a large open working area, 3 store-rooms, two WC's and a staff rest room.
There are three open garages adjacent to the farm shed.
The only labourer’s cottage is made up of two adjoining housing units, each with two bedrooms and an open kitchen area.
The farm measures 19.7 Hectares (Ha) in size, made up of two sub-divisions. Of this total, some 6 Ha are planted to apples – Granny Smith, Golden Delicious and Top Red.
Another 8 Ha are lying fallow, after old apple orchards were pulled out; these fallow fields may qualify for organic farming certification, and can in any event readily be planted again
The farm has an allocation in the Groenland scheme of 82,000 cubic meters of summer water, and 14,000 cubic meters of winter water. This is more than adequate, even if the farm were to be fully-planted again.