A very large farm (2,964 hectares) and developed with infrastructure, including milking parlour, offices and stores, workshop, feed stores, feedlots and various other cattle handling facilities; and several good and spacious management houses and many manual workers houses.
Plentiful supply of water from the Kafubu dam and adequate power (mains three phase with two transformers) available. Good access road only 5.3 kilometres off the tarred Ndola/Kitwe dual carriage way.
Situated mid way between Ndola and Luanshya, the property has tremendous development potential. There are few dairy farms on the copperbelt and if adequately capitalized and managed, Farm No 9424 can be a dependable source of fresh milk not only for the Copperbelt Province but also North-Western , Luapula and other provinces as well as the neibouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
Considering its geographical position and the abundant labour supply, part of the Farm can be utilized for the growing of crops such as Soya beans, wheat and maize on a commercial basis, and we are informed that plans are underway to grow soya beans under irrigation.
several advantageous factors :
(i)There is currently a high demand for farm land in the country, particularly in good easy accessible locations.
(ii)The farm is located in a good area which is popular and well sought after. It is easily accessible and security has improved tremendously in the area and all part of the Copperbelt Province.
(iii)This is a large property (slightly over 2, 964 hectares) and part of it is stumped and cleared. The farm has tremendous development potential for growing of various crops, rearing of beef cattle and dairy production.
(iv)Essential services including plentiful supply of water from several boreholes and a dam and three phase electricity are available; a telephone is also connected. The property is easily accessible by an all weather road and is close to the railway line.
(v)The farm is developed with good infrastructure, including several houses for Management staff and dwelling for farm workers. Most building are in fairly reasonable condition.
(vi)The farm is just off the Kitwe-Ndola dual carriage way and within thirty minutes drive of Ndola, Luanshya and Kitwe; and therefore has easy access to markets for both production and inputs.
(vii)The property is situated in an area which has plentiful supply of manual labour, and because of its proximity to town centres, skilled labour can also be sourced relatively easily.
(viii)The registration owner hold a long and renewable leasehold interest, and title is free from and unencumbered.
Title is State lease for a period of ninety nine (99) years from 31st September,2003 .
2,964.3473 hectares(7,325 acres) delineated and described on diagram No.2290 of 1999.Aproximately 1,866 hectares (4,611 acres) is said to be arable land suitable for irrigation; 372 hectares (919 acres) is moderately good arable land. Soils are ideal for a variety of crops, including cereals, soya beans and green vegetables.
Zoned for “agriculture” use with ground rent current at K850,000 per annum.
Main Farming activity
Mainly dairy and breeding of dairy cattle.
•Water from the Kafubu Dam, Boreholes and wells.
•Mains three phase electricity.
•Telephone is Connected
•Sewerage disposal to septic tanks and soakaways
•Access is by an all weather gravel off the Tarred Ndola /Kitwe carriage way, which also connects the Farmstead to the Kasongo rail siding.
Comprise of Commercial and residential Buildings, at two locations referred to as Dairy 1 and Dairy 2.Commercial Structures include Farm Offices/Stores, Implement Shed, Machine Dairy /Milking Parlour ,Hand Milking Parlour/Clinic,Stores (stock feeds),Calf Shed and Feeding Shed, Machine Dairy/Milking Palour,Hand Milking Palour/Clinic, Generator Rooms and Spray Spaces .
Residential Buildings include Managers House (with a car port and Store), Former Assistance Managers house, Assistance Managers House, Workers Houses ( 3...