21 Ha Property for Sale in Balule West, open to the Kruger National Park with the Big 5.
Located close to Hoedspruit this is a popular destination for full title ownership with no land claim and within a registered protected area.
The property consists of a camp with two accommodation buildings. A newer house consists of 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen and livingroom. The older building is two bedrooms, one bathroom, kitchen and livingroom. The camp looks east and toward a treed drainage line with a waterhole. There is a large shed and garage, double carport and thatch lapa with a firepit that overlooks the water hole. The camp has Eskom electricity and borehole water. A dry river bed runs through the farm portion, and there is elevated high ground with good views. Both bedroom units have aircons.
The building sizes are: House 120m², Cottage 75m² and Shed 125m².
Balule is part of one of the largest eco systems in the world: The Greater Kruger Park which is proclaimed by the UNESCEO as part of the Kruger to Canyons Biosphere Reserve. Balule Nature Reserve is one the country’s premier wildlife regions, open to the Greater Kruger Park and with an innovative approach to conservation management, research and development. Balule is unique as investors can purchase and own property in this Big-5 game reserve open the Kruger national park, and thus contributing to wildlife conservation, while enjoying the unique lifestyle in the African bush. Property investment in the Greater Kruger Park is a very solid investment. All the land in Balule is privately owned and connected to the Greater Kruger National Park by neighbouring with Klaseri Private nature on its eastern side. Balule Nature Reserve is situated north-east of Hoedspruit in the Limpopo province and not more than 15 km away. The perennial Olifants river meanders through the heart of Balule. The border of Balule is with Klaseri in the east and the tar R40 on the west. Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant form the much sought after Big-5, but also plains game can be found such as Zebra, Wildebeest, Kudu, Nyala, Waterbuck, Impala, Giraffe, Warthog and a variety of birds (more than 400 frequents the area). Cheetah and Wild Dog do occur, and smaller mammals like Civet, Genet, Vervet Monkey, Porcupine, Bushbaby and Mongoose are often spotted. The Olifants river has permanent residence in the form of Hippo and Crocodile, while Fisheagle prefers the higher grounds the Baboons like the relative safety of the larger trees at the end of the day. Balule consists of mixed savannah woodland vegetation with typical lowveld trees such as Leadwood, Knobthorn, Tamboti, Appleleaf, Bushwillow, Marula, Weaping boer bean and amongst the Olifants river the large Fig trees. Mopani can be found north-east of the Olifants River.