Auction buys for savvy investors

16 Mar 2012

Olievefontein Private Game Reserve in the pristine African bushveld near the town of Vaalwater in Limpopo is to be auctioned.

Olievefontein Private Game Reserve in the pristine African bushveld near the town of Vaalwater in Limpopo is to be auctioned.

The property is easily accessible via a well maintained infrastructure of a tar and gravel road network.

Only two and a half hours drive from Johannesburg in the malaria free Waterberg biosphere, it offers eight luxury guest thatched cottages which cater for two to 10 people.

Martin van Zyl of Auction Alliance says the sale of the property includes furniture and fittings and various movable assets will also be included in the sale.

These include a Landini tractor, Nissan double cab, Tata drop side truck, two 2 500 litre diesel tanks, a fire trailer and a Nissan game drive vehicle.

A large watering hole situated near the main lodge proves attractive for a wide variety of large game, including Giraffe, Eland, Kudu and exceptional birdlife.

All the cottages are fully equipped for self catering and are designed to maximise the views of the surrounding nature with large open plan kitchens and lounges opening out to viewing decks.

The Clubhouse which overlooks three pools and a viewing deck consists of a thatched single story 214 square metre building which hosts the reception area, a kitchen, a library, ablution facilities and internal and external seating areas.

In the Benoni CBD in Gauteng, a commercial property which consists of four stands and three separate buildings in an older established commercial node is up for grabs.

In the Benoni CBD in Gauteng, a commercial property which consists of four stands and three separate buildings in an older established commercial node is up for grabs.

This property is located close to the municipal buildings and the Lakeside Mall.

It is zoned Business 2 and sits on a site of 3 068square metres and a GLA of 3 443square metres earning an annual income of R840 000.

There is an optional lease agreement in the process of being finalised whereby the current owner would remain in occupation.

A fully let modern double storey office building with sub-divisible office space, situated close to the Vereeniging CBD, is also to be auctioned.

Situated on Patton Street, the property erf size is 1537 square metres, the building is air-conditioned and provides good quality B Grade office accommodation.

The GLA is approximately 666 square metres and the property has a lease in place with a rental of R25 000 per month.

All three properties will be sold at a multiple auction on 20 March at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Johannesburg.

On 29 March, Auction Alliance will sell on-site a 2547 ha game farm located on the Bushman’s River in the heart of Weenen in KwaZulu-Natal.

Included in the sale is an additional 140ha under irrigation. 

A fully let modern double storey office building with sub-divisible office space, situated close to the Vereeniging CBD, is also to be auctioned.

The farm offers a variety of indigenous game including bush buck, mountain reed buck, duiker, steenbok, giraffe and jackal, and is considered one of the best bow hunting farms in South Africa.

It has 11 subdivisions situated adjacent to one another and will be sold without any equipment, tractors, vehicles and machinery.

Structures on the farm include main dwellings, managers’ cottages and compounds, main shed, office block, flat, workshop, cold rooms and pump houses.

The land under irrigation includes a mixed range of cash crops.

Weenen is a small rural town established by the Trekkers after avenging the massacre at nearby Bloukrans.

It is the second oldest town in KwaZulu-Natal and is home to various mixed cash crop farming enterprises and many other nature and game reserves.

On 29 March, Auction Alliance will sell on-site a 2547 ha game farm located on the Bushman’s River in the heart of Weenen in KwaZulu-Natal.

Weenen is situated halfway between Greytown and Colenso and is easily accessed from the R74, which runs between the two towns.

Other larger towns in the immediate vicinity include Ladysmith (60km) and Estcourt (40km).

The Game Reserve (operated by Ezemvelo Wildlife) has excellent game viewing areas, its own trail and waterhole and a small two bed room cottage with braai facilities.

There are also 12 caravan and camping sites and a picnic site. The area encompasses the Tugela, Bushmans and Bloukrans River valleys and incorporates the Weenen Nature Reserve.

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