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Druadan Farm in Zambia, Africa

ZM / Central
Listed By: Farm
Location ID: #999-19892
Druadan Farm is 320 kms north of Lusaka serviced by the T2 Great North Road that continues on up to Tanzania. The farm is 41 kms off the tarmac road heading east. Druadan Farm is a 466 hectare arable farm in the Mkushi district of Northern Zambia. The homestead comprises main house with ¾ wrap around veranda and separate guest cottage both with a colonial edge. The cottage is a converted water reservoir. The properties are built out of gorgeous homemade local bricks. It’s rustic but practical. There is a swimming pool and large garden and seasonal fruit and vegetables make it almost self sustainable. The accommodation comprises 6 bedrooms and serviced by 4 bathrooms. It can sleep up to 12 comfortably, with other accommodation available on the farm and local neighbourhood. The farm has almost 1000mt2 of undercover barn space which can be converted as required. The farming land includes 3 centre pivots, a large lake which is safe for swimming (no crocodiles) a stream, wetlands, indigenous forests, gum tree plantations and seasonal crops (wheat and maize). Druadan also owns an airstrip which can accommodate single engine airplanes and small double engine planes. The outlaying area is home to 80 plus commercial farmers and their employees. The surrounding area includes granite rock formations (Kopjies), Game parks, rivers, forests, reserves, dams, wetlands, savannah, open plains, and local villages containing traditional mud huts. The climate is sub tropical with summer rainfall November to April and dry clear winters May to October. October is the hottest month reaching 30 + degrees, before the start of the rains. June and July are the coolest months with temperatures dropping to 12 degrees at night. Sunsets in the rainy season are very dramatic. The vegetation changes with the seasons, being very lush and green during the summer rains and dry and arid in the winter. Mkushi town is 62 kms from the farm and can provide most basic necessities. There are banks and hospitals, a post office, police station, hardware stores, supermarkets, bottle store, farmers markets etc.

Location Category:

  • AGRICULTURE - Farms
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  • LAKES / RIVERS - Lakes / Reservoirs

Architecture Style:

  • Colonial

Location Address

Druadan
Mkushi, CE 101010
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Farm
Druadan Farm
Farm 3312
Mkushi, Central Province 101010
Phone: +260 978518188
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