In and near Sir Lowry�s Pass - within approximately 5 minutes or less drive, you will fine excellent restaurants including Idiom and Im Eimer German beer garden, Waterkloof Wine Estate, a brand new fire station, Vergelegen private hospital and a Shopping centre.
Somerset West has a variety of Restaurants; Golf Courses - including Erinvale and Somerset West Country Club; Wine & Olive Farms - Vergelegen, Lourensford and Morgentster; Helderberg Nature Reserve; and top Private Schools - Somerset House, Somerset College, Somerset West Private, Curo Sitari and great government schools such as Beaumont primary and Parel Vallei High.
Strand beach, one of the longest stretches of beach in the Western Cape is close by. Strand also has a Golf course, Water World waterpark, Mini-Golf and a choice of restaurants.
Nestled against the foot of the mountain lies High Riding Country estate, a gem with dams, vineyards and bridal paths that wind between the most beautiful Fynbos gardens. High Riding Country estate is an Equestrian estate but some just enjoy the estate for the closeness to nature and the lifestyle it offers.
This gracious home is spacious but elegant and ideal for a large family or for dual living. With 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, this property has it all.
The anticipation starts when the security gates open to this beautiful property and the slow drive through the Pinotage vines leads you up to this Cape Vernacular mansion. Entering this gorgeous home, you are welcomed into an entrance hall with garage access to the 3-car garage and storeroom to your right.
Leading up the staircase you find yourself in a well proportioned living- and dining area that is open plan to the high-end modern kitchen, with an adjacent scullery and pantry. This area flows to the study area that is equipped with a fireplace and an aircon which makes long workdays comfortable in winter as well as summer. Stunning views from here is the cherry on the cake. The living area has a fireplace and opens to a North facing patio- and pool area that overlooks Table mountain, the ocean and the vineyard. This area is fitted with a built-in braai as well.
You will find 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms as well as the living- and dining area upstairs and a huge entertainment- and braai room with a wine cellar atmosphere downstairs, that lead to a playroom or cellar area, as well as a separate laundry which is such a welcome extra for a large family. The guest suite with a well-equipped kitchenette and en-suite bathroom is also situated downstairs and opens to the well established garden.
There is ample play area for children and animals alike, including a trampoline and swings .