5 BEDROOMED HOMESTEAD, 2 GUEST COTTAGES, 4 BEDROOMED STAFF COTTAGE AND STABLING FOR 5 HORSES.
Arguably the most elegant home in Constantia, Buitenzorg, is being offered for sale. Two erven totalling almost five acres of prime property and neighbouring the historical Groot Constantia wine farm with direct access to the vineyards for riding or walking.
The property has been extensively renovated and restored to the glory so befitting this unique, historical property.
The four bedroom Cape Dutch homestead is set on two and a half acres, which can be purchased separately (POA), and contains a two bedroom guest cottage, four bedroom staff cottage as well as stables for five horses complete with tack room, grooming area and paddocks. The remaining two and a quarter acres have a small one bedroom cottage and several paddocks.
Entertaining is seamless and easy on ground level leading from the double volume entrance hall through to the generous lounges and dining areas inside or outside, using the large eat-in farm-style kitchen as the pivot point. A well-appointed study and guest suite with a separate entrance complements the spaces on this level.
The family accommodation on the upper level ensures complete privacy - the large master suite with dressing room and full en-suite, the open plan study area in the middle and two further en-suite bedrooms. All rooms have views overlooking the Constantia vineyards and mountains.
All rooms, apart from passage, have underfloor heating in the main house as well as the cottages.
The guest cottage overlooks the pool and has two generous en-suite bedrooms with dressing areas, a spacious open plan lounge and dining area, well planned, fully fitted kitchen as well as an interlinked double garage.
The garden cottage consists of a lounge, fitted kitchen, en-suite bedroom and fully fitted dressing room/laundry area as well as undercover parking for two cars.
Staff accommodation includes a total of four rooms, two bathrooms and two open plan lounge/kitchen areas.
The stables can house 5 horses with a tack room, two additional storage rooms and incorporates an indoor grooming area.
Ground floor Double volume entrance hall Formal living room with wood burning fireplace Large dining room Spacious farm-style dine-in kitchen with doors onto the veranda Walk-in pantry Separate scullery Family room with fireplace Side by side undercover patios with built-in braai Fitted Gentleman's study. Guest suite with separate entrance. Guest cloakroom Coat closet
First floor Master suite with large dressing room, double vanity full bathroom Second bedroom with en-suite and built in wardrobes Third bedroom with dressing room and en-suite. Open plan study
Basement Triple automated garage and ample parking Laundry and ironing rooms Extensive store room Staff ablution
Pool cottage Two spacious en-suite bedrooms Open-plan living and dining room Fully fitted kitchen Double garage
Small cottage One bedroom en-suite Dressing room Fitted kitchen Lounge/dining room Undercover parking
Extras Staff cottage for four people Stable block with five stables, tack room and grooming area Large swimming pool Flood lit tennis court Extensive well-planned gardens and kitchen herb garden Automated borehole irrigation on both plots
Security Includes electric fencing, alarm system, cameras and monitors connected to Verifier
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