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Franschhoek

Unique Country Chateau - Franschhoek

R19,500,000

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Listing Number: WWS6473
About this listing
Private villa set deep in the Franschhoek Valley offers an opulent ambience creating memories that will be cherished forever. Designed along the lines of a French Country Chateau, this special home offers 5 luxurious suites, each providing the ultimate in olde worlde luxury and charm with an eclectic mix of styles and furnishings. Expansive patios with cascading wisteria add to the romance of this unique home and bring together the delicate scents of nature and synthesise the beauty and tranquillity of this homes perfect setting. A separate private library overlooking a dam and the general landscapes adds privacy and a sense of seclusion.
The master suite is located on the upper level and has its own separate study, private balcony, his and hers dressing rooms, a palatial bathroom and 360 degrees views of the surrounding Franschhoek valley. The heart of the home is a double volume living room leading on to a spacious warm farm style kitchen delightful for entertainment. Offset from the kitchen is a mini staff kitchen, a large double garage and storage/cellar room, above which is a generous 2 bedroom 2 bathroom staff accommodation. The Security estate Domaine des Anges is one of South Africa's best kept secrets tucked into a quiet corner of the village. The estate boasts a resident's clubhouse, tennis court, security and a large salt water lap pool all set amongst established vineyards, olive and citrus trees.

SOME BACKGROUND INFO ON FRANSCHHOEK
The fertile valley of Franschhoek nestles between towering mountains in the heart of the Cape Winelands. Founded in 1688 by French Huguenots, the picturesque village of Franschhoek has become world famous for its warm hospitality, superb cuisine and outstanding arts and crafts.
The natural beauty of the landscaped has been enhanced with the upgrading and investment in the area on all levels from foreign to local investors vying for a piece of this heavenly beauty and tranquillity. Vineyards and Fruit farms, interspersed with clumps of pine, form a delicately interwoven tapestry of mingling colours and shades so much visible in the autumn months of our season. Amongst the patchwork of farms in the valley are some famous wine estates, La Motte, Grande Provence, Boschendal, Rupert & Rothschild, L'Ormarins, the likes of which attract many a visitor to this valley. The grande old Cape Dutch farmhouses and Wine stores have watched proudly over the land for centuries and are still producing some of South Africa's top wines today.
Come and explore this intricate haven of delights, where time is only measured by the seasons and the colours of nature's palette paints the land in a myriad of ever-changing hues
Property Information
  • Property condition: Renovated
  • Property Type: House, Secure estate
  • House style: Lifestyle, Character, Other (Barn Style)
  • Garaging / carparking: Internal access, Double lock-up, Tandem, Auto doors, Open carport, Off street
  • Window/door frames: Timber
  • Roof: Colour steel and Iron
  • Insulation: Ceiling
  • Flooring: Other (Engineered wood)
  • Window coverings: Shutters
  • Heating / Cooling: Under floor, Woodfire (Closed), Split cycle a/c, Gas bottled
  • Electrical: Satellite dish, TV points, TV aerial, Phone extensions, Rewired
  • Kitchen: New, Open plan, Dishwasher, Double sink, Microwave, Gas bottled and Pantry
  • Living area: Formal dining, Formal lounge, Open plan
  • Laundry: In bathroom
  • Workshop: Combined
  • Views: Water, Private, Mountain
  • Facing: South, West
  • Outdoor living: Entertainment area (Covered and Uncovered), Pool (Chlorine), Garden, Braai area (with lighting)
  • Perimeter: Fenced
  • Land contour: Flat
  • Grounds: Tidy, Manicured, Backyard access, Landscaped / designer, Irrigation system
  • Water heating: Electric
  • Sewerage: Mains
  • Locality: Close to shops
  • Municipal Details
    • Rates / taxes R (p.m.) : 3500

Agent Details

Harcourts Winelands

208 Main Road
Paarl
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