Shallow Drift Farm - Smallholding. Price 1.750m.
A great opportunity for an agriculturally minded business person, or someone who yearns for a quieter life style while still being in close proximity to Pietermaritzburg. This is an operation that has very diverse and good potential. It has arable land with Avalon soils for growing cash crops. Vegetables have been successfully grown here. Water is available from a borehole and a submersible pump situated on the weir at the nearby stream. It also has an Umgeni water connection point which can be connected if necessary. A 25 kW Eskom connection available.
All the necessary infrastructure is in place for a person who wishes to grow seedlings. It has produced vegetable, herb and flower seedlings. These structures lend themselves to hydroponics, intensive vegetable farming and the production of seedlings. The farm structures include the main double story 3 bedroomed homestead, a recently refurbished flat. A large workshop / garage with lockable storerooms, an office, sheltered work area for farming related activities, and a recently well-constructed 13m x 15m shed topped with a bank of Solar panels (all solar installation is negotiable). This shed lends itself to a variety of purposes and could easily double as business premises. The entire property is fenced and the primary gate is motorised. This is also an ideal situation for a farm stall / farmers market or touch farm, due to the high visibility en route to Albert Falls and other destinations.
This farm is situated within 20 minutes of Pietermaritzburg, therefore near all the major retailers, schools, shopping and the farm produce purchasers are virtually on your doorstep. Make contact ASAP today and have a look at this reasonably priced business opportunity, It has really good value and great potential.