BR05-Central Kalahari Game and Cattle Farm – 7962 Ha

Property Detail

Type Status Location Sub Location Price 17,800,000 BWP Land Size in Hectare7962Land Size in Acres20000

Property Description

There are two portions bordering each other directly – 3731ha Game Fenced Portion and 4230ha is cattle fenced.

2) FARM TYPE AND OWNERSHIP

Game Farm (Hunting) and Cattle Farming. Leasehold Property with 50-year leases with the option the renew lease for an additional 50 years. The Lease on one portion started in 2009 and the other portion started in 2018. The leases are registered in two Botswana Companies and the Purchaser can buy the shares in the current Companies just as they are. These two Botswana Companies have not been operating as business, they were only invested money into and owns the Leasehold Properties.

3) LOCALITY

This Ranch is located in the Kalahari Desert half way between Gaborone and Maun as the crow flies. This property shares a common boundary with the CKGR (Central Kalahari Game Reserve). Situated in the Green zone, this property is 60 km from nearest village.

4) WATER

There are 3 Bore holes at around 140 meters deep (2 x sweet water and 1 x salty but prefect for the animals). The sweet boreholes can produce 3000 l/h each and the salty borehole can pump around 2000 l/h. The owner pump around 1200 l/h with solar pumps. All three the boreholes are equipped. The property has several water pans. 5 of these water pans are pumped.

5) ELECTRICITY

Totally Green and of the Grid – Full Solar System

6) DEVELOPMENTS

The ranch features a 3 Tented Chalet style Lodge. Its roomy and stylish canvas tents with en-suite bathrooms, indoor hot & cold showers, flushing toilets, locking front doors, two twin beds, dressers, lights, and all the comforts of home.

Additional is a fourth Tent – an unforgettable Kalahari experience. This Tent an elevated luxury tent, built on a platform and overlooking a water hole. From here you can see wildebeest and other game animals, sand grouse and doves by the thousands, and even hear leopards drinking at night! The Lodge area has a Boma and dining room. There is a Laundry area as well as well as staff quarters.

Airstrip: The airstrip is exactly half way from Maun to Gaborone’s and can be seen by Air Botswana on their flight route (Might be a possibility to fly clients from Gaborone’s to camp instead of Maun, a lot cheaper. For an extra BWP1500-00, you can upgrade to larger aircraft.

7) GAME

There is free roaming game which includes the natural and common game like: Kudu ±80 – 100, Impala ±150 – 200, Oryx ±100 – 120 Eland ±100 – 120 B/W Beest ±20 – 30 Zebra ±60 – 80 R/H Beest ±15 – 20 Warthog ±30 – 50 Species like Bat eared fox, Caracal, Jackal, Duiker, Bushpig, Rock rabbit, Porcupine, Pangolin, Vervet monkey, Yellow mongoose, Honey badger, Hedgehog, Lesser bush baby, Tree squirrel etc. also occur here on the farm. This farm has exceptional nocturnal life. Other Game coming through from Central Kalahari Game Reserve: Lions Elephant Cheetah Spotted Hyena Leopard Brown Hyena and Wild Dog. Birds: Bird population the best I have ever seen: Guinea fowl, Sand grouse, Doves, Francolin and all raptor birds just to name a few.

8) FENCING

This farm is fully game fenced according to the requirements of the Department of Nature Conservation. There is electrical Game Fencing in good working conditions.

9) POTENTIAL

  1. a) Photographic Safaris: Adventure Safari in the Kalahari with the opportunity to see and photograph some of the unique species of animals that reside in the Kalahari Desert including: gemsbok, impala, blue wildebeest, giraffe, eland, zebra, leopard, lions, cheetah, wild dogs, aardvark, the rare and elusive brown hyena and your quests can walk through the Kalahari and see wild meerkats!
  2. b) Your quests can combine personal research with guiding, teaming up with Bushmen to guide them on walks and game drives. These Bushmen are the bet intuitive and knowledgeable game scouts in the world. Walk with them and see how they read sign and follow game tracks, see how they can survive in the desert with no water, only drinking from the roots of plants, and if your guest are lucky, watch a special bushman dance performed right in camp.
  3. c) Day Trips: – take day trips to the great Makgadikgadi Salt Pans and Deception Valley. – a 45 minute drive from this game farm is Lake Dow which is one of the most beautiful and remote lakes in the country, and is teeming with Tiger Fish, Bream, Catfish and more and home to loads of crocodiles, hippos and birds. – Horseback Rides where you can experience the African bush on horseback, riding the many trails on the ranch.

10) TOPOGRAPHY:

The property has somewhat of a rolling typographic nature scene in some areas and is also relative flat with water pans. Water drainage is very good. The farm consists of mainly sweet-veldt which has a big carrying capacity

11) LOOSE ASSETS:

Equipment being sold with farms: 1 x Massy Ferguson Tractor 385 1 x Toyota Landcruiser Game viewer 1 x Trailer 2 x HF radios and more Lodge and chalet furniture etc.

12) IMPRESSION

The shape, size and vegetation lend itself to game, hunting and cattle farming as it is currently operating. This farm is suitable to carry all major Botswana Game Species. If one decides to move to a game only, then the Cattle farm side’s fencing need an upgrade. You will then have a stunning farm that offers you a wide variety of flora and nature open land spectacular, that it is suitable to do so much more. Indeed, this is the ideal African Wildlife Experience.

13) SELLING PRICE

The Selling Price is based on several factors pertaining to recent sales in the same area as well as the size of the subject property.

There are two options: Straight out Sale:

Price: BWP 17.8mill (This price excludes VAT should it be payable)

Shares for Sale: Price: BWP 6.8mill (50% 3731 hectare Portion and 15% in the 4230 hectare portion) (This price excludes VAT should it be payable)

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