4-bedroom House for Sale in Grietjie Private Nature Reserve
Exclusive mandate - One of the best locations on the Olifants river within Greater Kruger! This well-built 4-bedroom house is situated on the northern bank of the Olifants river, in the heart of Big 5 country. The lounge has sliding doors that open to a large, elevated covered patio with spectacular views over the Olifants river and a watering hole below. There is a pool located on a lower deck that also overlooks the magnificent river. From the deck you step down onto the lawn area under the trees, where the braai is located. For the more adventurous, there is a river-deck and boma built right on the edge of the river. Here you can enjoy your sundowners and boma braai under the night sky and truly feel at one with the African bush!
This house has been built to optimally utilize the beautiful outdoor spaces and spectacular views. The main bedroom and guest-room are both en-suite, while there is a shared bathroom for the other two bedrooms plus a guest toilet. Three of the bedrooms open out to the patio and have breath-taking river views. There is a large fireplace in the lounge for those chilly winter evenings. The kitchen is joined with the dining room. There is also a double thatched carport, store room and adjoining staff quarters. Water is supplied via the borehole and electricity via Eskom. There is a staff house situated away from the main residence.
Grietjie is a 2,800 ha game reserve located within the Balule Region of the greater Kruger National park. Balule is a member of the APNR (Associated Private Nature Reserves), which is made up of Balule, Klaserie, Timbavati and Umbabat and which is linked to the Kruger National Park. There are no fences dividing the individual reserves and thus game roam freely between Kruger and Balule, and several other private game reserves.
Grietjie is located on the Northern banks of the Olifants River. The other three neighbouring reserves on the northern bank of the Olifant river include: Olifants North, Parsons and Doreen.
Grietjie is made up of 118 full title portions ranging from 8 ha to 21 ha portions in size.
This Reserve has the potential to accommodate all the different species of game to be found in the Kruger Park. There are regular sightings of “Big 5” animals, as well as a wide variety of plains game to be spotted on a daily basis. Game species include: Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo, Giraffe, Kudu, Nyala, Hippo, Hyena, Impala, Waterbuck, Warthog, Duiker, Steenbuck and many more…
Water is provided via individual owners’ boreholes and electricity by Eskom. Owners can acquire a 1 ha fenced off area around their houses and pets are allowed. Commercialization is strictly controlled by only permitting 12 commercial licences to lodges/facilities in this area. There is good security and the reserve is well-managed.
Grietjie is located off the R40 heading towards Phalaborwa and approximately 80 km from the town of Hoedspruit and 20 km from Phalaborwa.