This luxurious ocean-facing villa creates a pleasurable and unforgettable impact, right from the moment you first set foot across the threshold. Its most spectacular vista in Hermanus also enjoys uninterrupted 180-degree views of the rugged mountain backdrop and lush forested fairways in the foreground.
The modern architecturally designed five-bedroomed en suite, north/south facing new home, is positioned on one of Hermanus's rare elevated sites, in Hillside Village, a world-class serene and secure precinct within Fernkloof Estate. It enjoys majestic views overlooking the Indian Ocean Bays, Overberg mountains, adjoining the World Heritage Fernkloof Nature Reserve and fronts the premier 27-hole Golf Course. . . but without the BIG levies.
In calving season, one can catch a glimpse of pods of Southern Right whales in Walker Bay and possibly even a great white breaching. View the tame herd of Springbok and other small wildlife, which frequent the evergreen fynbos-lined fairways, from the luxury of your sweeping patios, and also from the voluminous lounge, living and dining areas, with fully retractable frameless glass/ stacking doors which bring the outside in. The enclosed, but fully opening, sea-facing second lounge/breakfast nook has an impressive gas BBQ with a potent extractor.
The primary ground level living area, elegant chef's kitchen, spacious triple garage, cascading solar heated pool, with mountain facing martini seat, also comprises the Master Suite, with abundant walk-in closet space, opulent bathroom; the north facing 5th bedroom suite/study, and 3rd patio lounge/diner, with adjoining stainless spit braai and Boma, all enjoy a mix of stunning sea and/or mountain views.
Privacy is ensured by discreet tinted double glazing, protected by sliding louvred aluminium shutters fitted to the abundant 2.6m high sliders/windows. The superb attention to detail throughout is exemplified by the elegant 15/4 engineered wood flooring, recessed auto window blinds, discreet layers of security, inter alia.
All sea-facing (4/5) spacious bedrooms have elegant en suite bathrooms, finished with striated Italian slate tiles, tasteful 60mm Caesarstone counters with quality Hansgrohe fittings, and abundant recessed ceiling high BICs.
This home is designed to make entertaining an absolute pleasure, from the 900mm SMEG gas/electric hob combination in the kitchen, with separate fitted scullery, 3 built-in Siemens fridge/freezers, elegant thick Caesarstone countertops, extensive BICs, including retractable under counter mixer/food processor and shelves. The LED-lit Entertainer's solid oak bar, with seating for 8, and matching magnificent oak 500 bottle glazed/AC trophy wine cellar, Snomaster under counter fridge, ice maker, and multi-station surround-sound, which operates independently in all entertainment areas, exemplify one's taste of the ‘finer things in life.
Double glazing throughout and UV skylights enhance thermal efficiency and serene peaceful living. The large lounge/dining area boasts a powerful wood-burning inducted heater for those cosy Cape winter nights at home; other temperature control systems include air conditioning and a highly effective underfloor Hydronics/heat pump system throughout.
Continuous electrical supply of primary services is ensured by an extensive solar electrical backup system, Goodwe Inverter, 3 large Pylontech Lithium batteries and 22 discreetly mounted solar panels, tastefully designed to match the attractive silver/grey slate roof.
A dedicated 120m borehole, with an easily operated, avant-garde water filtration and auto sprinkler systems ensure lush green gardens and lawns year-round. All municipal water is triple filtered.
Besides the vigilant and active Estate security, the home also boasts a zoned passive state-of-the-art multi-camera/alarm system and automatic recessed roll-down security shutter to the lower 3 sea facing bedroom suites.