PORTION 37 & 100 OF THE FARM MALELANE, MALELANE DISTRICT, MP
58,7317Ha Sugarcane Plantation Farm with direct access from the N4. The farm has 53.3 HA water rights and the Boundary River is flowing through the farm. This area is managed according to fauna and flora standards and guidelines and is in pristine condition. To grow successfully, sugarcane needs strong sunlight; fertile soil; and lots of water, at least 1.5 metres of rain each year or access to irrigation – which is perfectly in line with what this farm has to offer. Sugarcane is also the ninth-most valuable crop / livestock product by value!
There is a delivery agreement in place with the sugar mill to purchase the crop.
− 53.3 HA Water Rights
− Property has existing water rights from the Malelane Irrigation Board – only allocated to existing agricultural uses
− Existing borehole for domestic purposes
− Groundwater allocation to the property is 300 m2 p/HA per year
− Max allowable groundwater extraction for the properties are thus 17618 m3 per year (48 000 L/day)
− Property area is served with a 50KWA transformer
− There is a house on the farm that is derelict.
The Government has Approved of the Following Plans:
The MEC for Agriculture and Land Administration granted consent in terms of condition B 1 – 4 in Deed T21636/2001 read with Advertising on Roads and Ribbon Development Act, 1940 (Act 21 of 1940), for the change in land use as per approved Malelane Amendment Scheme 28 of Portion 37 and 100 of the Farm Malelane 389 JU, District Malelane, subject to certain conditions.
APPROVED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT
Regarding the application for business rights the Department’s main concern is the protection of the surface and groundwater. The department has no objection to the application providing the applicant address certain issues namely; Stormwater Control, Solid Waste Disposal, Sewage Disposal and other general issues.
More information with regards to the development of the property is available on request.