Exclusive Mandate. This remarkable home is perfectly situated in a private setting in an exclusive waterfront position. An hour from Cape Town this end-of-the-road property makes the most of its enviable location. It is one of 7 that have exclusive use of this private lake which offers wonderful opportunities for bass fishing and water sports and includes private use of two slalom water-skiing courses. A portion of the Klein Palmiet River flows through the property with waterfalls and beautiful rock pools and borders the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. This World Heritage Site is the richest and has the most complex biodiversity on earth, home to 1880 plant species, 77 exclusively found here.
The main residence is located on the water's edge and combines comfortable living with stunning ever-changing panoramic vistas of the lake and mountains. There is an easy flow between the lounge, dining room, bar, farm-styled kitchen and tv lounge. Covered patios on both sides of the house offer a pizza oven, braai and enclosed jacuzzi, seamlessly connecting, making it a great entertainment space. An under-floor wine lounge and cellar with a spectacular Koi fish tank and glass-fronted wine storage is an exciting feature.
Upstairs is a generous main en suite with a separate dressing room and outdoor shower and incredible views, Bedroom 2 is en suite, bedrooms 3 & 4 share a bathroom and bedroom 5 is currently used as a study. All open onto covered verandas.
The garage connects with the house and accommodates 4 vehicles. There is an enclosed laundry room, 2 store rooms, a large room currently used for beer making and a wine barrel cellar. An entertainment area accommodating a table tennis table, dart board, pool table and a second tv lounge makes this a great area for children.
There are 3 further buildings including a 2 bedroomed house, a 2 bedroomed cottage, large storeroom with two 3 bedroomed staff houses attached. Notable features are a boat house with an automated lift, a canoe house and a barbeque boma. The dwellings are situated in a beautiful fynbos garden with water features and stone landscaping.
A productive trout farm is part of the offering that makes this property a going concern and yields an income annually. There is scope for eco-tourism in the serene, secluded areas located on this unique 87-hectare property.