475 Hectares Of Farm For Sale In Choma the property is total 475 hectares – 300 hectares arable land,Sandy Loam soils,Dam – 150,000 cubic meters with six boreholes (range from 3.0lts/sec to 6.0ltr/sec) Irrigation reservoir & pump station.
Plunge Dip & cattle handling facilities. Sheep pen. Two main homesteads and a Cottage & garage. Managers House. Storage Sheds. Tobacco Barns. (2 x 8 Bay Forced Air Curing units equipped with Boiler, Radiator & fan) Workshop & Store rooms. Staff Housing. Current cropping is Virginia Tobacco, Commercial Maize, Horticulture, Cattle & Sheep. Ideal soils & climate for Avocado, Pecan Nut, Macadamia Nut trees, Groundnuts and Stevia. Altitude : 1,350m. GPS S16*50.130 E 026*49.497
A compact productive unit situated 26 km from Choma, Southern Province, Zambia. The farm is 380 Km from the Capital, Lusaka and 180 km from Livingstone/Victoria Falls. Title Deeds are registered personally and are on a 99 year lease.
Average rainfall over the last ten years is 852 mm, of which December, January & February being the wettest months. Temperatures on average in Summer range between 24* & 36* C and in winter, 6* & 18* C. Frost has been rare over the last ten years and affects the vlei areas surrounding the dam. These temperatures are favorable for the production of Tobacco , Maize and Horticulture. These conditions are also favorable for the growing of Macadamia, Avocado and Pecan Nut trees. Presently, there is sufficient water from the boreholes and dam to grow a minimum of 50 ha of Macadamia Nut, Avocado and Pecan Trees.
The current size of the dam is 150 000 cubic meters and can be doubled to increase the capacity thus increasing the amount that can be irrigated.
All the buildings are in very good condition with the Tobacco barn heat sources are an additional bonus if the drying of Nuts if required.