How long has the business been established?
The wildlife Sanctuary has been in operation for 22 years
How long has the owner had the business?
The Owner has the business since inception
Fully describe this property and its income earning activities.
The property consist out of 25 ha of land, extremely well located near Cape Town. The property consist out of a double-story thatched roof building (reception area,Curio shop, offices,store,work rooms and a 60 cubic meter meat freezer), a 3 bedroom thatched roof house (with 2 bathrooms and a 3-phase back-up generator), 2 x wood houses (one single room and one two bedroom), 3 x single bachelor units (mortar), a tented Camp (4 fully equipped guest tents and one staff tent) and a lapa area where guests are served dinner and entertainment. Other amenities includes public restrooms and a thatched lapa area with a kitchen.The Property has a big cat selection which includes 18 lion enclosures (26 lions included) and a tiger enclosure( 1 x Bengal Tiger included). The Big Cat section also has two caracal enclosures, a pony camp,goat camp and swan enclosure with dam. Another feature is a chimpanzee section which comprises of two large,open-roofed electrified chimpanzee enclosures, a large swan enclosure with a dam, small antelope-,marmoset-,parrot- and capuchin monkey enclosures. Income earnings activities includes "animal sponsorship scheme" as well as entrance fees and accommodation. The Wildlife Sanctuary receives on average 35 000 visitors per year (Average Gross Turnover between R 3,5 and R 4 million per annum) .
What is the zoning of the property and what can be developed thereon?
The Property is zoned Open Space 2 Lion Park
What is the erf size and the size of the buildings?
The Property size is 24,5588 hectares and the size of buildings can be obtained from the valuation report.
Is a property valuation available?
Yes , an independent property valuation was done on 8 November 2019.
What is the total staff complement?
Total staff complement is 10
Give a breakdown of staff/ functions/ length of service?
1 x Owner manager 3 x Seniors (Maintenance and Animal Care) 2 x Cashiers 3 x Juniors 1 x Part-time
How involved is the Owner in running the business?
The Owner is full-time involved in the running of the business
What are the main assets of the business?
The Main assets of the business consist out of the Property ( R13,9 mil per valuation), animals (conservative valued at R 1,5 mil), big cat fencing (R2,4 mil) and other assets: * Vehicles (2014 Ford Ranger and 3 x Kymco Quad bikes) * Mechanical equipment (Lawn mowers, Chainsaws, Brush Cutters, generators,water pumps, etc) * Freezer room * Kitchen Equipment, Fridges, Freezers) * Computers, tills, Office Equipment * 3 x Fire Tenders * Tool room Storage\Racking * Solar Panels\ Fence Energizers * Misc Tools\Equipment\Supplies * Curio Stock on hand
What is the reason for the sale?
The Reason for sale is due to ill-health
What is the price plus stock and the profit?
The Price plus stock is R 24 995 000,00 negotiable.
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