This splendid Cape Dutch Homestead dates back to 1714. The historical farmyard has been lovingly restored by its current owners and offers magnificent accommodation in addition to the spacious manor house. The estate is a tranquil oasis, just minutes away from Paarl, and a short drive from Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. The cosmopolitan mother city of Cape Town is a 45 minutes drive.
Bird and animal life abound amongst the lush fruit orchards and gardens. This is a working fruit farm, where ripe guavas are handpicked between May and September. The 11 hectares (27.5 acres) easy workable farm has 5 hectares fruit trees and 5.8 hectares grazing meadows. All farming activities can be contracted out to the neighbouring farmer.
Water sources: Registered water rights, as well as a storage dam and municipal water.
The Estate is in perfect condition and the luxury guest accommodation are rated as some of the best in the Paarl. Totaling 20 bedrooms and 19 bathrooms, 2 swimming pools, a restaurant, bar, braai area and 2 offices, stores, 4 double garages and a workshop. Manager's house with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
The manor house has been carefully restored. From the entrance hall, office and wonderful master bedroom suite and it also offers spacious living rooms, dining room and kitchen with butler's pantry. There is a second en-suite bedroom and an additional guest apartment.
Apartments: Housed in a separate wing are two self-contained, four star luxury guest apartments which each sleeps 4 people.
Barnyard building: the old barn was restored after 100 years to provide 4 guest suites each with patio and linked to a private terrace with a pool, braai and large kitchen facilities. Fully air-conditioned and with high speed internet access - furnished with antiques.
One-bedroom garden cottages: Four open plan cottages, with kitchen and terrace.
Outbuilding: 6 classic bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.
Security: Fully fenced with electric gates, video intercom, HD video surveillance and secure parking.
This is an exceptional property that has been restored to beyond its former glory - a magnificent mix of historical character and modern conveniences. Secure and very sophisticated - this is one of the finest guest farms in the Paarl area.
The property is sold as a going concern. A turnkey hospitality operation with all furniture and bookings.
R50 000 000 (Excluding VAT)