About this property
This magnificent ambassadorial residence set within vast, meticulously landscaped grounds, boasts a classic English architectural style and offers breathtaking panoramic north facing views of mountains, valley and forests. The interior, expertly designed by Graham Viney, showcases exquisite finishes and furnishings, ensuring a timeless and luxurious ambiance throughout. Impeccably maintained, this home is in excellent condition, promising a lifestyle of comfort and sophistication.
Encompassing approximately 1,250m2, the house is situated on an expansive 8,971m2 plot of land. The accommodation features six bedrooms, all generously proportioned and en-suite, complete with both shower and bath facilities. The luxurious main bedroom with his and her dressing rooms and luxurious bathroom with marble finishes, two vanities, double shower, bath with marble surround and separate toilet with bidet offering a touch of opulence.
Every reception area seamlessly leads to exclusive year-round patios, including a spacious entertainment patio equipped with a built-in barbeque and designated spaces for al fresco dining. All the while, these areas offer a captivating backdrop of the stunning garden and majestic mountain views. The well appointed fully-fitted kitchen includes a family dining area, an adjoining family room with two-way fireplace, a scullery, a laundry and a pantry. The residence also encompasses a formal lounge with fireplace, a fully fitted bar, formal dining room, two studies (one with a fireplace), a guest cloakroom, a TV room, a billiard room and a triple garage. Additional conveniences include three outside storage rooms and an attached flatlet comprising a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and lounge.
Security is paramount, with a sophisticated alarm system covering all windows and doors. PIR alarms secure the entire house, complemented by internal camera monitors and panic buttons strategically placed throughout. Airphone intercoms facilitate communication between rooms, while double locks reinforce external doors. Security beams surround the house and electric fencing tops the walls.
The property boasts modern amenities, including telephone and intercom connections, a fiber optic internet connection and air-conditioning in key areas such as the dining room, bar, formal lounge, study and main bedroom. Underfloor heating throughout adds comfort, while natural and gas fires provide warmth and ambiance. In this refined residence, standout features include custom made cherrywood cabinetry gracing the kitchen, bar and fitted study, elegant wallpapered feature walls, marble-tiled flooring in the reception areas, expansive sash windows, moulded windows and a timeless swimming pool surrounded by inviting lounging areas.
Water supply is assured by two boreholes delivering 5,000 litres per hour, supporting both a domestic water filtration system and a fully computerized irrigation system for lawns and garden beds. The swimming pool and fishpond operate on timer switches, complemented by garden floodlights for evening aesthetics.
The property is serviced by multiple storm water outlets flowing into municipal drains. Noteworthy features also include the insulation of the entire house and flatlet with 100mm thick Isotherm J52, contributing to energy efficiency. An energy system, comprising an inverter and battery bank, ensures continuity in the event of load shedding, further enhancing the overall resilience and functionality of this remarkable residence.
- Enjoy the location and magnificent natural surroundings including the Constantia wine route with a selection of world-famous wine farms; Beau Constantia, Constantia Glen and Silvermist within close proximity. A selection of outdoor walking and hiking trails on your doorstep.
- This magnificent property is not only the perfect family home, but an investment opportunity as well. It lends itself to operating as a successful Airbnb with income-generating opportunity from the downstairs flatlet and is an excellent location for film shoots. It is well located with easy access to Constantia’s amenities, Virgin Active gym and Constantia sports grounds with tennis courts, cricket grounds, bowling greens and easy access to a selection of stunning walking trails.