Small farm for sale in Wellington.
The Organic Farm - This 8.48ha property will revive the tired spirits of any person seeking a more self-sustainable and meaningful lifestyle in a very beautiful rural setting. Here you will find endless potential and opportunities to create and live your own dream, as the current owner has done.
The farm functions as a self-sufficient operation with cow and sheep pastures, a duck and chicken house, vegetable garden, fruit orchard, bee hives and olive groves. Around 80 - 100 litres of olive oil as well as 15 - 20 litres of honey are produced per year.
The property is planted to 5.45 ha of vines with some carefully chosen cultivars of Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Shiraz, Mourvèdre and Viognier, all of which do very well in the Wellington climate and produce award winning organic wines.
The 304m² farm house comprises of 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 living areas, kitchen, double garage and swimming pool.
Further outbuildings consist of a 40m² open-plan tasting room / office or even flat let with guest toilet facilities as well as a 42m² open-plan guest cottage with bathroom. Some 419m² of warehousing and storerooms and 4 labourers' cottages.
The entire farm is under drip irrigation. Water comes from an earthen dam filled by rain and natural run off. Next to the dam is a pump house with fertilizer tank for fertilizing through the irrigation system.
The borehole capacity is approximately 5000 litres per hour and is used for domestic purposes only. Electricity is supplied via Eskom.