Award Winning Trout Farm For Sale
Imagine living the dream of country living. Imagine running a renowned trout farm. You could be waking up every morning to the sound of birds singing. You could be totally at peace with yourself as look out onto your own pristine trout dam. This gem of a property has sensational surroundings due to being situated in the Dargle Valley.
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This property offers a large 660sqm home. It is a double storey homestead and offers comfort and warmth. It has a typical country feeling and style running throughout the homestead. The living areas with stone floors are mostly open plan allowing for spaciousness. There are five bedrooms and five bathrooms. The large kitchen and living areas are finished off with style and elegance. Views of the dam from the house and patio are one of the main features of this homestead.
The property not only boasts a large country house. There are also Timber rooms, a hay bale room as well as servants quarters. The property also boasts a gate house and a variety of trout farming facilities.
The Trout farm
The Trout farms facilities include home-built cold smoke houses. The cold smoke houses can accommodate approx 100kg trout per sitting. Other trout farming facilities are the covered budding trout hatchery and eleven pools under roof. The fish runs stock 500 to 1000 fish. The large fish runs allow for lots of swimming space. Happier fish grow faster and are tastier.
This trout farm has a winning formula. This is apparent in the number of awards it’s won. Of these awards includes the Best Small Producer of Seafood award. This was awarded in 2014 at the ‘Eat Out Zonneblome Produce Awards’. The Judges were amazed by the quality of the trout. The product was also much admired in 2014 at The Oyster Box KZN Food Heroes.
All of the above is nestled on a 23ha smallholding. It is situated under the magnificent iNhlosane mountain. Among other things the smallholding boasts 3 pristine dams. There is no shortage of water on this property with its river and spring. The property allows for the keeping of horses. There is enough space for paddocks and an existing lunging ring. The views and surroundings are sensational.
This exquisite property is situated in Upper Dargle. It is approximately 45km to Howick. In Howick you can find a variety of shops, restaurants and schools. Such schools are Howick High and Howick preparatory. Dargle living has a variety of advantages such as the enjoyment of outdoor activities. Among other things such activities are hiking, mountain biking and horse riding. Piggly Wiggly and St Ives are a short drive to this smallholding.
Don’t miss out on living your dream. Phone us today to be the proud owner of an award winning trout farm!
- Rates and Taxes
- R 350
- Main house area
- Ground floor: Family and dining room, lounge, kitchen, study, bedroom & bathroom 1, bedroom & bathroom 2, passage stair and guest toilet, front roofed patio, back door roofed entrance, external walls under roof all is 261 sqms. First floor: main bedroom including bathroom and toilet, main bed patio not roofed, bedroom 1 including bathroom and toilet, bedroom 2 including bathroom, bedroom 2 patio not roofed, upstairs stair lobby and toilet, external walls under roof, all this is 193 sqms.
- Garage Area
- hot house and loft area: Loft area of garage incl. finishes, garage and workshop, hot house, all is 209 sqms.
- A spring in the ravine but difficult to get to tap. Established trout business. Not perennial spring and stream on property
- Eskom 2 phase