BDK01 – ± 4 Ha Shashe River Holding – Botswana
A lifestyle property amongst other small properties subdivided from farms. This property is 100 x 450 m on the Shashe River. This river is seasonal and feeds into Shashe dam which feeds Francistown. This property has river rights which enable the buyer to put in a well point or utilize the riversand.
This property has 2 x boreholes one is a 5000 l/hour and feeds the garden and another yielding 800l/hour which feeds the house. The boreholes are also interconnected with the neighbours and visa versa so that should any one have a problem they always have water.
The house comprises of 4 bedrooms and a TV lounge all air-conditioned. There is a big entertainment room with a built in braai, a handy mans space, a pool table and a seating area. There are stairs leading to a mezzanine floor which is used as a study area and has a small roll up shutter door leading onto a balcony overlooking the garden.
The kitchen is compact and been installed with ‘blum’ kitchen units and black and silver tiles. The kitchen and dining area are open plan.
Ceramic tiles are all through the house.
The roof is IBR roof sheets.
A dressing room has just been added to the main bedroom which is not on the valuation certificate.
There is also a generator of 25kva also included which is not on the valuation.
This property is within a company so no duties would be paid.
The entertainment room has tinted glass of 10mm and the sliding doors are multi directional sliding doors. Light on this braai is an old ship lamp converted from candle lighting to electric.
There is an 8ft wall and electric fencing around the homestead so the home is very secure. The rest of the property is fenced.
The property is 25km from Francistown and the plan is to build a dual carriageway to this village. There is about 3km to the property on a well maintained gravel road.
This area was all farm land and subdivided into smaller plots. Across the road from this property is farm land fenced and adjacent to that are game farms.
All the properties along this area have radio communications with each other which makes the security all the more tighter. The current owners have not had any security issues.
This property is ideal for small scale farming/tourist stop. A few chalets can be added onto the property near the river as the tourists all pass through this village on the way to Nata/Maun/Kasane. Permits are easier to obtain for agriculture and tourism.
This property has a pool, a (urinal around the back of the pool), outside braai with built in pizza oven and a pretty garden. There are a couple of fruit trees and a small vegetable garden. The garden is watered by its own computerized system so it is low maintenance.
The savings on this property are as follows:-
¨ The dressing room
¨ The generator
¨ The non payment of transfer duties.
Owners reckon that’s about P900K saving.