This magnificent estate is located in a beautiful rural setting on the edge of Franschhoek village and elevated with exceptional views, making it a highly desirable location. The 5.2 ha property (13 acres) has spectacular grounds and offer a plethora of visual delights from towering Dylan Lewis sculptures to relaxed recreational areas and established formal gardens framed by wild grasses. The house is reminiscent of a bygone era with generous proportions. A breath-taking garden courtyard greets visitors on arrival, the house is built in a rectangle around this magnificent space which offers shelter and shade. A grand double volume entrance hall leads off the courtyard into a Library study and formal living room with fireplace. Beyond the lounge, a glorious formal dining room with hand-painted murals extends into a large kitchen with centre island and further into the service wing of the home.
The house features an upper-level master suite with full bathroom, dressing rooms, undercover balcony and sitting area. There are an additional 7 Guest bedrooms en-suite which are accessible off the courtyard, all with their own beautiful and creative finishes. In addition, there is a 2-bedroom cottage, triple car garage, storerooms, underground cellar, backup generator and independent water supply. For the active person, there is a clay tennis court and 20-meter heated lap pool with adjoining Jet pool. An awe-inspiring property for a discerning buyer.