Big 5 farm property on the Olifants River
A magnificent 278 ha Big 5 farm with 550 m of untouched Olifants River frontage located in Balule which is part of the Greater Kruger National Park. The farm has been kept undeveloped giving it a genuine bush feel and a sense of being in the wild. There is a rustic bush camp situated on one of the dry river beds. The camp has a central kitchen and dining area leading out on to an open braai pit. There are 3 thatched cottages each with 2 beds and a small deck. There is a bathroom and outside shower off the central area. The camp is supported by 3 functioning boreholes. The farms terrain is diverse boasting 2 dry river beds, rocky outcrops, undulating and flat sections, a variety of large trees and bushveld and the lush riparian forest river frontage. Traversing rights on over 600 ha at a cost of R 24 000 pa is in place.
The property has the option for a 24 bed commercial lodge which could be situated on the banks of the Olifants River or in numerous other locations.
Balule has become one of the most sought after Big 5 properties within the Lowveld and Greater Kruger area. The reserve encompasses some 40 000 hectares and has about 25km of Olifants River frontage. Balule is adjacent to the Klaserie Game Reserve and the world renowned Kruger National Park. It forms part of the Association of Private Nature Reserves which is made up of the Umbabat, Balule, Klaserie, and Timbavati game reserves. These huge areas share common unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park. The Big 5, an abundance of general game species, incredible bird life, as well as hippo, crocodile, wild dog and cheetah are regularly sighted in this area.