Gesthouse

A part of South Africa's history, the main building was built in the 1860. The property is located on a subdivided farm land, just outside of Worcester town, direction Villiersdorp R43. It offers a relaxed farm feeling, without the stress of active farming. Conveniently close enough to the needed support services in town.
The property is located on a subdivide piece of farm land, with Eskom electricity and water. It offers three types of accommodation: 1 x main Building, 1 x Cottage and 2 x Bungalows.
The main building (home stead) have 7 en-suite bed rooms, with a large living/dining area, a reading/TV room and kitchen & scullery area.
The Cottage offers three bedrooms (main bed room en-suite), with an open plan living and kitchen area.
The two self-containing bachelor Bungalows is located in the shade of large historic eucalyptus trees with beautiful vineyard views.
This Life Style living property offer opportunities for commercial activities as an add-on source of income. With some hospitality experience the current owners manage the main building as a guesthouse, currently rated as number 1 on Trip Advisor under the Worcester accommodation. From humble beginnings they grow the business from just under the R 90 000 per year to peak at R 880 000 per year on an average occupancy of 47%. Monthly revenue peaked at R 142 000 and occupancy peaked at 71%. From this perspective the property still offer potential for growth and or to expand with complementary hospitality services, e.g. a destination restaurant, pad stall, etc.
Alternatively the property is suitable to explore other shared cost living options. With Worcester offering high standards of medical and related services this property is ideally located as an active retirement clustering, social-care services rehabilitation, sport injury recovery centre etc. Another option is for single young professionals interested in a relaxed country lifestyle environment willing to operate on a fully serviced shared cost model.
Reason for Sale
The current owners ventured into other activities and passions. As a result they had to move and sacrifice the active enjoyment of the relaxed lifestyle that this stunning property offers. To achieve a number 1 rating on Trip Advisor required hands-on intervention, and to maintain this will require the same. With their current busy schedules that does not allow for this hands on approach, the decision was made to offer this gem of a property to people who are interested to explore the joys of a relaxed country side life style of living.
The Location
The Breede Valley, is a cluster of towns each offering its own unique identity. Worcester as a central Breede Valley location offers you three directions to explore within a 60km radius. There is the Robertson, McGregor, Montagu, Bonnievale and Ashton direction. Or the Rawsonville, Wolseley Tulbagh, Ceres and Prince Alfred Hamlet for a bit of Karoo. Or drive south towards Villiersdorp. Within these directions there are various smaller gems to explore, for example the Nuy or Slanghoek / Breedekloof valley that draw people to its fine wines and popular events and country festivals.
Located in the middle of the picturesque Breede Valley with the imposing mountain ranges and rolling vistas of vineyards and fruit orchards it offers an enviable lifestyle and, within just under two hours' travelling time from Cape Town, this is an added convenience. The infrastructure is good, with schools, medical care and shopping facilities.
The main drawcards of this well-developed country life area are the excellent value for money, reasonable distance to Cape Town (for those who love to live in the countryside and can work remotely), and the fact that the area is growing in popularity with various developments with a focus on lifestyle and or early retirement, and social or medical.

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Main Property Features

Listing Number: WWS22826

Property Type:
Business / Professional Services, Other (Guesthouse), Accommodation
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