Warm, textured home on enchanted acre

SOLD - This listing was sold in January 2015
SOLD: Soothe your soul in peace, tranquillity and seclusion by moving your family into this rustic and charming 4 bedroom home tucked away on an acre of magical garden with a rushing, perennial stream, riverine forest with ancient trees, large wind protected swimming pool area and a magnificent entertainment deck with jacuzzi, beautiful sea views and sunsets. There are also stables, paddocks and horses, a duck pond and a well laid out 12 year old organic vegetable garden with Israeli greenhouse. The unbelievable bird life includes a range of raptors and resident breeding Paradise Flycatchers. This is Noordhoek as un-yuppie as you get!! Rates are around R1863 per month.

Ground Floor: Entrance Hall, open plan kitchen / dining room with Rosieres gas stove, large lounge/TV room with fireplace and piano nook, wrap around study, library and bar area, guest toilet, separate entrance flatlet with toilet, small shower and kitchenette, currently used as utility rooms (could be servants quarters), wooden deck patio with stainless steel balustrade and amazing views.

First Floor: Four large double bedrooms - all with built-in cupboards and all leading out to a view deck, two bathrooms with baths and showers and main en suite with antique brass fittings, large wrap around balcony with sandstone tiles, stainless steel balustrade and amazing views.

Outbuildings: Two double garages, one is 36 square meters and the other is 48 square meters currently incorporating gym and tack room, parking for 4 cars, three concrete stables, various wooden stables and outbuildings including a garden shed, beautiful Israeli greenhouse, gardeners' toilet, basin and shower.

Other: Large, wind-sheltered pool with pool equipment, jacuzzi on deck with cover, fully automated irrigation system, computerised with 12 different zones in the garden and two 10,000 litre storage tanks, well-point with clear water (no iron stains), automated gates, panic button alarm system, DSTV satellite dish, solar panels and solar geyser (300 litres).

Special Extras: Amazing garden with unusual shrubs and trees, own river forest with river poplars (if removed will provide lovely view of Chapman's Peak), own perennial stream that runs from the mountain to the sea (runs for 9 months of the year and is well contained with gabions and waterfalls, three bridges provide access over the stream, well laid out vegetable garden (the garden has been totally organic for 12 years), beautiful large mature trees - an Oak, a seventy year old Yellowwood, and an indigenous Olive Tree that is more than 100 years old, fruit trees including 11 Olives, 2 Lemons, 1 Thai Lime; Plum, Nectarine, Almond, Macadamia Nut tree and Pear. Bird watch from your decks an amazing array of resident species and visitors. Residents (some are seasonal) - Cape Robin, Klaas' Cuckoo, Southern Boubou, Paradise Flycatcher, Dusky Flycatcher, White-eyes, Cape Bulbul, House Sparrows, Fiscal Flycatcher, Greater & Lesser Double Collared Sunbird, Malachite Sunbird, Cape Sugarbird, Waxbills, Starlings, Cape Batis, Southern Olive Thrush and Chaffinch. Visitors - Black Eagle, Sparrowhawk, Owls, Jackal Buzzards and Gymnogene.

Things that can stay: Olde World concrete figurines and statues and benches with the exception of bird baths and two crouching lions.

Things that will go: Owner's wood supply, owner's compost (ready made, two crouching lions, birdbaths and garden pots.

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Main Property Features

Listing Number: WBW5577

Floor Area:
320 sqm
Land Size:
4030 sqm
Approx year built:
Property condition:
Property Type:
House style:
Garaging / carparking:
2 x double garages = 84m², Remote Gates, Off street
Bricks & Mortar
Window/door frames:
Pitched and Chromadek
Window coverings:
Drapes, Blinds
Heating / Cooling:
Woodfire (Open), Solar
Satellite dish
Fixtures remaining:
Blinds, Pool equipment, Light fittings, Stove, TV aerial, Curtains
Original, Open plan, Scullery, Double sink, Free standing stove, Gas bottled and Finished in Timber
Living area:
Open plan, Separate living, Separate dining
Main bedroom:
Double and Built-in-robe
Separate shower, Bath
Bedroom 2:
Double and Built-in / wardrobe
Bedroom 3:
Double and Built-in / wardrobe
Bedroom 4:
Double and Built-in / wardrobe
Additional rooms:
TV lounge, Office / study, Conservatory / sunroom, Guest toilet, Other (outside toilet)
Granny flat:
Bedrooms: servants quarters
Main bathroom:
Bath, Separate shower
Entrance Hall
Sea / Ocean, Mountain
Outdoor living:
Entertainment area (Partly covered), Washing line, Pool (Inground), Garden, Deck / patio, Verandah
Land contour:
Irrigation system, Landscaped / designer, Greenhouse, Other (Well point)
Garden shed (Number of sheds: 1)
Water heating:
Solar, Electric, litres: 300
Water supply:
Town supply, Bore, Tank (size: 10000 Lit)
Municipal Details
  • Rates / taxes R (p.m.) : 3200
Fixtures excluded :
Chopped wood supply Already made compost Two crouching lions Birdbaths and garden pots
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