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  • 1 000 m2
  • 19 ha

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Mun. Rates & Taxes: ZAR 5000.00

Monthly Levy: ZAR 2000.00

Property description

A Commercial Game Lodge for Sale. Time to escape the hustle and bustle and come live in the Big Five whilst growing a Safari Lodge Business. The main lodge area is surrounded by large trees, shrubs and African date palms, providing shade and excellent bird viewing. Five separate furnished Chalets within the large camp provides privacy, peace and quiet, a wonderful bushveld experience. Each Chalet has tea and coffee facilities, fans, mosquito nets and air conditioning. 

This opportunity offers inventors, operators or someone seeking a change, a unique lifestyle opportunity, live in a Big 5 nature reserve that is open to the Kruger National Park. The lodge is being sold as a going concern with registered commercial rights. Easy take over of operations already in practice. This Private Big 5 Game Reserve is more than just a Big 5 reserve, it’s more than a dream safari destination and it’s more than an African escape, it’s an authentically South African wildlife and lifestyle experience, matched with sincere commitment and passionate conservation of the natural environment.
Balule offers magnificent game viewing and easy access to all the amenities of Hoedspruit.

The entertainment area with bar and deck area offers great views of the bush, and the waterhole attracts many animal visitors, both during the day as well as at night when lit up. It is also the perfect place for pre-dinner drinks, discussing your game drive and the animals encountered with fellow guests, or just to relax, unwind and enjoy being away from urbanization and traffic. The lodge offers a central guest bathroom facility as well as ample parking. Two of the chalets have a main en-suite bedroom and second double bedroom. The other three chalets have double en-suite bedrooms of which two have an outside shower as well. All chalets have private patios with beautiful views of the surrounding bushveld. Staff accommodation is available for 9 staff members with their own facilities.  

 More about the reserve, Balule Nature Reserve is about 50,000 hectares. In 2004, the eastern boundary fence was removed and Balule was officially incorporated into the Greater Kruger National Park established in 1898. The Greater Kruger National park together with KNP itself is now an open system that covers over 2 million hectares where the animals can wander freely up to Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Balule is home to the Big Five - Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and Leopard. In total there are about 94 mammal, 280 bird, 72 reptile and 128 tree species, in the reserve. Even the highly endangered African Wild Dogs and Cheetahs visit regularly. Self-driving is not permitted in Balule, mostly to keep down traffic and avoid guests from getting lost or stuck in the Bush. On Safari with an experienced ranger means successful private sightings without too many vehicles. While the animals are free to wander from Balule into Kruger National Park you have to leave Balule to enter the Park through one of the official KNP gates. 

 

Property Details

  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms

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