About the Farm.
The farm is currently owned by Henry van der Walt who purchased the farm in 2005. The farm was formally owned by the Voster Family. Schalk Willem Voster founded the farm in the early 1800 hundreds he was born in the Cradock District and was christened in Graff-Reinet on the 14-2-1802. He died on the farm on the 14-10-1856. The farm was past on through five generations of the Voster family.
The Karoo farm is situated 50km outside Cradock in the Eastern Cape of South Africa nestled in the Bankberg Mountains. The current size of the farm is 2700 hectors and has a big beautiful old farm house that has been upgraded with all the fittings to make modern day living comfortable. The house has five bedrooms with on suite bathrooms. The best part of the house is the old porch where you can sit and overlook the river and the mountains behind it and just completely relax in the tranquillity of the country. There is also a two bedroom cottage that is near the main house.
The farm is also a fully operational live stock farm that can have up to 300 hundred head of cattle and 1000 sheep on it. The irrigated lands make up 70 hectors of Lucerne and various types of grasses and feed for the farm animals. All live stock naturally feed off the farm land and from the irrigated lands when necessary. The irrigated lands are all watered by automated watering systems that include two watering pivots.
The farm is also equipped with a butchery with 2.5m x 2.5m walk in cooler. It has buildings that can house many trucks and vehicles and also has many barns and out buildings. There are six horses on the farm that can be ridden. The farm has a 27km game fence all the way around and has two main game camps. There are about 15 different antelope species and Zebras. There are many more other smaller animals and plenty of bird life including the black eagle.