Ashburton | Pietermaritzburg

395 hectare lifestyle property on auction in Ashburton


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R25,000,000

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Rates & Taxes: R4,000 p/m

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2 Garages
395H Erf

Auction Details

R25,000,000

R35,000,000

7 Jul @ 12:00

13 Jul @ 12:00



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A River Runs Through It…,

395 hectare lifestyle property on auction in Ashburton

We proudly present a piece of African paradise in this most magnificent 395 ha + lifestyle game farm (made up of 3 separate farms) with a beautiful dam and luxurious homestead of over 1200m2. A decades old railway bridge, an engineering marvel, adorns the entrance to the farm, from where the path gently meanders along thorn trees and grassland over a river crossing where you often see giraffe, zebra or nyala quenching their thirst.

Situated in Ashburton, just 20 min from Pietermarizburg’s CBD, an hour from Durban and 90 min from the Drakensberg Mountains, the farm is positioned with easy access to major routes. A mere 12km from Oribi Airport with daily flights to Johannesburg, or only 75min from King Shaka Airport, but you may never want to leave, such is the beauty and tranquillity of this retreat with magnificent terrain to explore by walking, running, mountain or motor biking, horse riding and enjoying picnic spots along the river. The large dam offers ample irrigation, as well as recreational fishing or paddling. It also forms a pivotal part of this undulating landscape with cattle, and over 250 head of game, including Giraffe, Kudu, Zebra, Waterbuck, Nyala, Impala, Duiker, Jackal and Caracal, as well as excellent birdlife, including resident Martial eagles, Fish eagles & many other species.

The magnificent homestead is only 12 years old, yet exudes old-world charm with its lofty ceilings, reclaimed flooring and solid wood feature doors reminiscent of historic villas in KZN. Designed with modern luxury, convenience and comfort in mind, no expense has been spared to make this a gracious dame, detailed and stylish in every room. The many wonderful features require viewing and consideration to be appreciated, as they are too many to list in a mere description. Worth highlighting though is the conservatory, the Hollywood styled main bedroom and the spa/salon. The security includes a sophisticated layered security system starting with traffic monitoring on the district road through to, CCTV, electric fence, beams, armed response & strong security bars/gates.

Outbuildings include a gym, a barn purpose built to fit a helicopter, generous storerooms, and double staff rooms with a communal living area, to name but a few.

Irrigation is fully automated, supplied by borehole water.

Please call me for more details and an exclusive appointment to view this glorious farm. All offers received before auction will be submitted to the seller for consideration.

Selling Price excludes VAT

Features

  • Bathroom 1 with toilet
  • Bathroom 2 with basin, bath, shower, toilet and tiled floors
  • Bathroom 3 with basin, bath, shower and toilet
  • Bathroom 4 with bath, shower and toilet
  • Bathroom 5 with double basin, shower, toilet and tiled floors
  • Bedroom 2 with curtain rails, high ceilings, built-in cupboards and carpeted floors
  • Bedroom 3 with built-in cupboards and carpeted floors
  • Bedroom 4 with curtain rails, high ceilings, built-in cupboards, walk-in closet and carpeted floors
  • Bedroom 5 with en-suite bathroom, built-in cupboards and carpeted floors
  • Cellular coverage, electricity, pet friendly and road access
  • Chlorine / swimming pool(s)
  • Commercial facilities including country estate and game lodge
  • Dining room with wood fireplace and parquet floors
  • Entrance hall with parquet floors
  • Exterior features including courtyard, river, undercover patio and washing line
  • Face brick walls
  • Family/TV room with tiled floors
  • Fence boundary
  • Formal lounge with tiled floors
  • Garden
  • Living room 1 with tiled floors
  • Living room 2 with wood fireplace and parquet floors
  • Main bedroom with en-suite bathroom, gas fireplace, tea & coffee station, walk-in closet, walk-in dressing room and carpeted floors
  • Manual irrigation
  • Open plan kitchen with wood fireplace, tiled floors, under floor heating, caesar stone finishes, breakfast nook, centre island, dish-wash machine connection, extractor fan, gas, oven and hob, pantry and stove
  • Security including alarm, automatic gates, CCTV cameras, electric fence, intercom and security gates
  • Study with curtain rails and parquet floors
  • Tiled roof
  • Wood windows