R 24 000 000
Pam Golding Properties-Paarl
R 24 000 000
A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE AN ICONIC LIFESTYLE FARM AT THE FOOT OF THE DRAKENSTEIN MOUNTAIN IN PAARL.. This 11.2 ha gem, with its vast grounds and rural ambience presents absolute privacy and tranquillity. It is bordering on a river, situated at the foot of the spectacular Klein Drakenstein Mountains, in the heart of the Cape winelands. Easy access to the N1, and 60 km from Cape Town. This property is also within convenient commuting distance of championship golf courses, a world class polo field, some of the top South African schools, wine estates and restaurants, as well as hiking and cycling trails and many tourist attractions.The original farm dates back to 1693. The Estate offers a comprehensive range of traditional Cape Dutch and modern buildings. Built in 1823, the historic manor house (a national monument) reflects the beauty of grand Cape Dutch living, flaunting Yellowwood, Imbuia, Oak and Oregon Pine interiors and high beamed ceilings. The manor house offers 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, industrial kitchen, pantry, scullery, dining room, study, breakfast area, lounge, library, rooftop area, loft and sparkling pool. In addition there are 2 modern architect designed residences, a conference centre seating up to 60 delegates, a large utility room, store rooms with a large walk-in safe, a walk-in cold room, staff accommodation for 1 family, small blocks of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chenin Blanc Chardonnay, and an olive grove, ample water and a dam with a capacity of 3 million gallons.The original wine cellar and Jonkheerhuis were converted some years ago into 10 double en-suite guest rooms, each with its own entrance. With the exception of 3 loft rooms, all the guest rooms are on the ground floor, each with its own private patio.As the owners are retiring, this is a rare chance to acquire the ideal lifestyle farm, with many possible alternative uses.
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