5 Bedroom House in Montagu
R 13 250 000
5 Bedroom House in Montagu
R 13 250 000
This home set on an agricultural property of 10000m2 in a conservation area in the middle of the beautiful town of Montagu. It has 360 views of Montagu and its surrounding mountains. This unique home was designed by Derick van Zijl and completed in 2013. The house is immaculate with lots of attention to detail from authentic Cape architectural details such as the splayed windows to the special pieces sourced and restored from the Blue Train. This is combined with modern amenities such as double-glazed windows through-out, aluminium window frames, underfloor heating and whole house water filtration system.
The house is north-facing and designed around a central courtyard with a pool. All the living areas and main bedroom are double volume. The large pocket doors open completely to create an entertainers dream.
The kitchen is large and well-equipped with features including built in Miele double door fridge freezer, a double oven Ilve gas/electric stove, a Siemens convection microwave, a built-in grill with extractor a chefs delight. There is ample storage space in this well designed modern kitchen with a large solid wood island with a Butchers sink. A separate scullery area is fitted with a Miele built in dishwasher and a pantry area offering additional storage space. The large separate laundry offers lots of storage space and is plumbed for 2 appliances with access to a drying courtyard and external toilet. The utility room houses the geysers, air con units, pool pump, filtration system and the under-floor heating units.
The kitchen is open plan onto a generous dining room which can easily take a 14-seater table. The lounge, which adjoins the kitchen and dining room opens onto a large undercover stoep with views of the landscaped garden and Montagu surrounds.
The living arrangements suits a multi-generation family or potential guest house. There is a private wing with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (including the main bedroom suite) plus a private TV lounge. The generously sized guest suite opens onto the private courtyard. A large 1 bedroom flat completes the courtyard facing living areas.
A large oak fitted study would also be suitable for use as an office. A gym room (suitable for a home office or treatment room) and an additional hobby room complete the main house.
The home features solid wood ceilings with wooden beams throughout. There is 3 phase electricity with ample power points. The floors have under floor heating and are tiled throughout with Egyptian limestone. All windows (with solid wooden sills) and sliding doors are double glazed. There are air conditioners and ceilings fans throughout the home. The property is fully fenced with electric gates and has security.
The 2 double garages have parking for 4 cars and are tiled. Each have separate electric doors automated with battery back-up and with direct access to the house. There is additional parking for 6+ cars in the driveway. The heated swimming pool (11m x 3m x 1.5 deep) is entirely private with the surrounding courtyard and entertainment rooms.
Outbuildings include a garden shed and toilet plus a pump house for the automated irrigation. There is a large airconditioned building which is being used as a carpentry workshop but also suitable for craft beer makers / wine garagiste or perhaps an artists studio. It can also easily be converted into a cottage. The options are endless.
The fully irrigated landscaped garden with rolling lawns has 2ha of agricultural water per month. There are currently more than 200 olive trees with space for lots more. The property is ideally suited to keep a few horses. Live your dream!
A large Gabion retainer feature wall was hand packed. This river front area features a small dam, olive trees and a large jungle gym.
There are options aplenty in this home and very hard to put on paper .
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