Come and experience country living at its best – 98ha. We are delighted to bring you one of the most unique portions of Real Estate in the Eastern Cape.
This beautiful farm is situated between the Longmore Forest and the foothills on the northern side of the Lady Slipper Mountain nature reserve and conservation area.
The previous owners once had a thriving business of growing Proteas for the Export flower market. There are still many to be found on the land. (Around 500 wild Protea bushes). The current sellers enjoy the peace that this unique setting brings.
For someone considering farming there is about 30 plus ha arable land, and the rest being mountain and fynbos. There are possibilities of subdividing the land into 10ha plots.
Endless opportunities await the new owner. This exclusive hide away could be subdivided or preserved as a small game reserve/private retreat with hiking trails (Back packers paradise) and an off the grid experience for international tourists in the heart of the Lady Slipper conservation area
The current owner has sheep grazing on the foothills of Arendsberg. The zoning is Agricultural. About 2ha is fenced in with Electric fencing securing the Homestead. The fences on the rest of the farm have been replaced recently.
Minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Port Elizabeth and main access roads (20 min away from Uitenhage, 60 min away from Jeffreys Bay) and around the corner from some of the world’s most pristine beaches - Blue Horizon Bay, Sardinia, Maitland’s Mouth and Seaview.
The area boasts one of South Africa’s most sought after Private Schools – Woodridge. It is situated 7 minutes from the N2 highway.
With the well-constructed road, we guarantee easy access to this hide away.
The property offers two dwellings.
Upon entering this exceptional comfortable and welcoming residence, this country dwelling with an understated fusion of laid-back and yesteryear era, just takes you back to quality time of family gatherings on the veranda. Overlooking the beautiful rolling lawn where children can play to their hearts content. Whilst listening to the chirping of birds and enjoying the peace and tranquillity that this unique setting has to offer.
This jewel of a property is tastefully preserved and renovated with plenty of potential for extension.
The large wooden frame windows in the house insures well-lit interiors. The Canadian pine floors add that something extra.
The inviting lounge area with a fireplace for those cold winter evenings also ensures cool summer days being surrounded by beautiful trees.
The dining area forms the centre point of the house where banquet style dinners can be enjoyed with a fire-place.
A very functional fitted warm country style kitchen with pleasant ambience, forms part of this vibrant and setting.
All bathrooms are comfortable with a fresh classical influence.
The dwelling has been built entirely over one level and spreads over a total interion of 425m².
A secluded pool area with private outdoor entertainment area rounds off this property and guarantees spectacular sunsets and endless fun in the sun.
The second house/cottage/office is about a 275 m². Ideal for the extended family or a work from home/commercial option.
This has two bedrooms with one bathroom, spacious kitchen/dining/living room area and a lovely stoep, boasting spectacular views overlooking the lowlands surrounding slopes adding the finishing touch.
There are double lock up garages plus undercover parking for 6 cars. The mechanical pit in the garage is electrified.
Some farming equipment will be included in the sale.
Separate staff quarters and outbuildings include two rondawels.
A borehole supplies water to the property. Ideal to embrace an energy efficient lifestyle.
A sophisticated alarm system with top class armed response is installed to guarantee safety and peace of mind.
The expansive grounds incorporate mixed woodlands and meadows surrounded by an impressive mountain back drop forming part of the neighbouring nature reserve. The area offers an excellent lifestyle in both summer and winter.
For the Nature lover one of the valleys on the farm contains 50 different Indigenous trees. The main house itself is surrounded by big trees.
This is the ideal setting for someone wanting to secure a peaceful, comfortable private lifestyle and integrate functionality, accessibility and exclusivity.
Its position guarantees absolute privacy whilst at the same time convenient and secure.
The property forms part of a CC and is VAT registered. Price includes the VAT.