Here is a chance to own a truly unique property with an incredible homesite and potential for tapping into a commercial aquaculture farming operation. The Southern portion of Belize is unique for its farming industry.Located in Stann Creek District, this 405.1-acre self-sustainable farm presents a very rare opportunity to acquire an aquaculture property. Situated only 6 miles (15-20 minutes drive) from Independence village, where you can find amenities such as an airstrip, grocery stores, fruit stands, ATM, bakery, hardware stores, fuel stations, bank and a post office. 7 miles to the Big Creek Port and less than 10 minutes by boat to Placencia.
Of this 405.1 acres approximately 200 acres once operated as a shrimp farm, has all its infrastructure still in place and could easily be reinvented into a commercial scale shrimp or fish farm. The property features 6 elevated – 25 acres ponds. There are farm items and equipment available for sale separately.
The main home is a two-story cement house featuring 4,780 sq. ft. with local hardwoods, cathedral ceilings and ceramic tile throughout. The main living quarter located on the 2ndfloor includes living room, kitchen, dining area, veranda, master bedroom with walk in closet, dumbwaiter lift, 2 guest bedrooms and bathroom. The ground floor has a large open layout that currently serves as an office/storeroom, laundry room, workshop and craft space. This setup is perfect for someone looking for a beautifully crafted, low maintenance home with all the necessities – there is even a semi-detached bathroom unit with double sink, double toilets and a shower room on the first floor. There are many other spots on the land where additional buildings can be constructed. A short distance from the house is a small creek that boarders the northeast side of the property and opens into Mango Creek.
All houses are powered by solar and the main house includes a back-up generator that charges the battery system during inclement weather. The generator is enclosed in a small cement building. The owner has a 12” diesel water pump, Kubota tractor, 4 – portable aerators, 18 solar auto feeders, various boats, canoes and an 8-HP outboard motor that can also be negotiated with the sale.
- 6 – 25-acre production ponds
- 1 – 7-acre settlement pond
- Intake canal for filling ponds
- Filling and Drainage canals
- Worker’s bunkhouse, bathroom and kitchen, concrete and wood
- Manager’s house – concrete, 2 story, 2-bedroom, 1 bath
- 2 freshwater wells
- Main House
- 4,780 sq. ft. two story cement home
- 3-bedroom, 3 baths
- 13 kw generator with house
- 13 kw Tesla solar power system
- 1 freshwater well
- Swimming area with picnic facilities
With a property with such acreage, clean energy, water, organic farming and a private settingpresents endless opportunity to tap into the commercial market. If you are not in the market for aquaculture this property also provides an excellent canvas for creating a self-sustainable community or homestead with access to the Placencia Lagoon waterway.
Call us today to schedule your showing of this unique opportunity.(303-495-5536 or 501-523-3063) or email us at email@example.com additional information. Boris Mannsfeld & Associates is the premier Real Estate firm in the Placencia area. We provide the highest level of service, professionalism and experience and we only focus on properties in the Placencia area – our specialty.