Farm in The Crags
R 16 800 000
Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty-Plettenberg Bay
Farm in The Crags
R 16 800 000
Greenhill Estate outside Plettenberg Bay is set on 17 Ha, with 360 degree sea and mountain views and surrounded by forest plantations and conservation areas. This magnificent property for sale combines authentic Cape Dutch design with contemporary convenience and warm stylish interiors. The house is surrounded by beautiful gardens, and rolling lawns, and a large part of the estate is covered by fynbos, which has been enhanced to create a natural year-round wonderland. The property was originally developed as an equestrian estate and has access to hundreds of hectares of surrounding forest lands ideal for walks and riding out.
The home exudes a warm ambience and quiet charm immediately in evidence as one enters the generously proportioned entrance hall. The 80 sq. m living room with cherry walls and wool carpets is central to the home and is a wonderful gathering place for a large family. The large but elegant dining room is ideal for large scale entertaining and all of the reception rooms open out onto a huge patio and terrace overlooking Plettenberg Bay and the Robberg peninsula. A separate entertainment room with black-wood bar and yellow wood beamed ceiling is adjacent to the dining room and opens out onto the patio and swimming pool area. The main house has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, two of which are en suite. Adjacent to the master bedroom is the gym with steam room and spa. Upstairs is a family room/studio and a study all fitted out in solid yellow wood, a linen room and a strong room. The guest cottage has an en-suite bathroom, lounge/dining room and kitchen.
The managers house has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, lounge/dining room and large kitchen. The staff apartment has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom en-suite and an open plan lounge/kitchen. A double story barn has been built in Cape Dutch style in keeping with the main residence. The equestrian facilities include a number of paddocks, a 60m x 20m all weather dressage arena, a show jumping mnage and a lunging ring. The estate has three dams and irrigation points cover the entire developed area with a computerized system in the gardens. A water treatment plant supplies excellent quality water and is stored in 150000 litres of underground storage tanks ensuring that the estate is totally self-sufficient. The estate also has pumping rights from an adjacent ex quarry. Plettenberg Bay is the premier coastal resort town in South Africa and although property values have increased over the last few years, estates such as this are rare and still priced way below international levels.
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