R 6 950 000
Pam Golding Properties-Sedgefield
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A RARE FIND ON THE GARDEN ROUTE. GANZVLEI IS AN HISTORIC COUNTRY HOUSE SET IN AN EXCEPTIONAL GARDEN IN THE GOUKAMA RIVER VALLEY. The property comprising 2.87 ha is characterized by spectacular gardens spreading among indigenous trees and was created as a labour of great love by David Metelerkamp. It is rightly acknowledged as one of the jewels of the Garden Route. The view from the residence is over the enchanting garden towards the Goukama River valley. A boardwalk meanders to the river bank where there is a mooring for boats or canoes. ENVIRONMENTThe riverine valley of Ganzvlei has a wide variety of wildlife. Sightings include numerous bushbuck, porcupines and even a Leopard. Vervet monkeys abound in the sheltering trees and baboons can sometimes be seen making their way accross the valley.LOCATIONSituated on the N2 half-way between Knysna and Sedgefield, Ganzvlei is ideally positioned for access to the beaches of Buffalo Bay and the Goukama Nature Reserve as well as the amenities of the nearby towns. George airport is no more than 40 minutes away and Knysna a mere 10 minutes.RESIDENCESThe historic double storey four bedroomed home has some yellowwood floors and beams with spacious reception rooms affording wide views over the garden and two guest cottages provide additional accommodation.Outbuildings comprise of a shed of 200 m2, two covered carports, and a garage. Services include several spikes (well points) which provide abundant clean fresh water, Eskom electricity, Telkom landline, Alarm system, internet access and DSTV.