Part of the Cape Fold Belt, the Langkloof Valley is a short range of mountains that serve as a link between the Tsitsikamma in the East and the Outeniqua Mountains in the West. The valley stretches some 160 kilometres in a farming region that is famous for growing fruit, particularly apples and pears.
The valley has two distinct weather systems. The western farms in close proximity to the Wilderness & George Coastline, has a winter and coastal moisture flow influence, with an average rainfall of 450mm, & just 15km north, the mountains average annually around 1000mm. Towards the eastern Little Karoo semi desert region, it has a unique dry climate with less than 220mm avg rainfall annually.
The distance to the farm from George is about 80km - tar road
The distance to the farm from Oudtshoorn is about 80km - tar road
The distance to the farm from Uniondale is about 40km - tar road
The farm can be supported with almost every aspect of agriculture directly from George, and if something is not available it can be dealt with in 24hrs
There is a co-op in Noll a few km from the farm
The size of the farm is approximately 80 hectares
The farm is level and fully fenced. Fencing is in good condition
There are 9 dams in total, of which 6 are registered
The new borehole has been sunk to around 35 meters, and yields a steady 20000 ltr p/h
The farm has rights to pump water from the river (when it is flowing)
There are two labourers cottages which are in poor condition
The home is also old and in poor condition
The two barns are in relatively good condition
There is Eskom power on the farm
There are two camps on the farm
The farm can accommodate between 50-100 head of cattle
Soil conditions are good for almonds and also figs. Pecans are also a possibility.
The transaction would be Vat registered,