Picturesque Bushveld river lodge falls under the hammer
The Mogol River Lodge, a newly-developed and picturesque lodge set between indigenous fauna and flora, goes on auction on 13 October at 11am on site on Werken Dam Road,Lephalale (Ellisras), in Limpopo Province.
The property is situated in the heart of the Bushveld on an island surrounded by the Mogol River, approximately 4km outside Lephalale.
The lodge has 18 Cape-Dutch-style chalets. Twelve of the chalets are built in a u-shape around a waterhole with lush lawn and palm trees, while the remaining six chalets are north-facing, each with its own garden.
The lodge offers fully-paved areas with a reception and private office, a lovely restaurant with a veranda, an entertainment area with a fully-equipped bar that can cater for up to 100 guests, the entertainment are is a thatch lapa, perfect for conferences and functions, suitable for up to 120 guests.
The property is ideal for the businessman or property developer in the tourism industry. It offers a lot of potential, as its buildings are in mint condition and still new, constructed in 2011.
The Mogol River Lodge is in full operation. The typical visitors are conference or function guests, holidaymakers who want to be part of the serene Bushveld in a central location, or contract workers who require medium-stay self-catering accommodation.
The N11 national road, on route to Mokopane/ Baltimore/ Botswana, runs through the area, as well as three provincial roads.
The property offers 6.6603 hectares and more than enough space to build more chalets. It is secured with a guarded entrance with a guardhouse, only one access point across a bridge.
Mogol Lodge generates its own water treatment plant for household use, pumping 40 000 litres of water per hour with an electrical pump from the Mogol River. The lodge has two cement reservoirs, each with a capacity of 15 000 litres of water. The property is fitted with two Eskom power supplies of 100 KVA, and each chalet is fitted with its own electrical meter.
The 18 Cape-Dutch-style chalets are fully furnished three-bedroom units, 120 sqm each, completed in 2011. The chalets can also be converted into three-bedroom houses with open-plan lounge, kitchen (complete with cupboards and granite tops), and a dining room. The main as well as second and third bedrooms, are ensuite, all with built-in cupboards. The bedrooms and lounge are fitted with air conditioners.
The workers accommodation comprises six units, built in the same style as the guest chalets, and each with a bathroom, including a shower. The workers accommodation area has an outside storeroom for garden equipment, and a laundry room fully equipped with four heavy-duty washing machines, steam irons, and a linen room next to the laundry room.
The kitchen caters for at least 120 guests, with two gas stoves with extractor fans, two storerooms with fridges, and one 3x3m cold room.
Do not miss out on this gem of a business and investment opportunity.
Visit www.bidderschoice.co.za for more information, or contact Pieter Geldenhuys on 082 8081 1801. Viewing of the property takes place on 5 October between 10:00-15:00.