This magnificent home is situated in an exclusive riverside estate where springbok roam freely through the indigenous bush on the banks of the Keurbooms River. A large welcoming entrance hall flanked by 2 garages are the gateway to this stunning close to town country retreat. A garden path leads one through a beautiful courtyard garden into this unique master built Cape Farm style home.
Family and friends will immediately feel at home in the spacious open plan lounge and dining room that flow out onto a large covered veranda with views over rolling lawns and lush gardens towards the Keurbooms River. Short wooden steps down to the water allow one to canoe or boat from the bottom of the garden! The wood burning fireplaces in the living area as well as on the veranda and kitchen conjure up visions of winter days around the fireplace sipping the Cape’s fine red wines.
The well designed farm style kitchen is a great place for family and friends to gather around the table enjoying the warmth of an open hearth. The kitchen is a chef’s dream with views through to the river and doors that open out onto a breakfast patio and the splendid courtyard garden. Some of the features in the kitchen are a coffee station, gas hob, griller, double eye level oven, prep bowl , separate pantry, scullery and separate laundry.
A wide passage leads to the 2 downstairs bedrooms. To the left of the passage you enter the luxurious light filled master suite with gas fireplace, dressing room and separate study or additional dressing room and an ample en-suite full bathroom with its own gas fireplace. The spacious downstairs guest suite, complete with full bathroom opens onto a private patio with beautiful garden views through to the river.
A wood paneled study with ample shelving and cupboard space boasts its own gas fireplace and double doors also opening onto a private patio overlooking the gardens. The upstairs bedroom wing consists of 2 double bedrooms each with private en-suite bathrooms and fabulous views over the garden to the river and across to Stanley Island. A wooden deck nestled under indigenous trees on the banks of the river is an ideal place to sip a cocktail to the setting sun or enjoy a typical South African “braai”.
This once-in-a-life time home boasts an outstanding garden with protected indigenous trees such as Milkwood and White Stinkwood a haven for birds with an abundance of bees and butterflies as well as a productive vegetable garden. The garden stairs lead down to the river where one can hop on a boat to explore the fascinating Keurbooms River Nature Reserve, wakeboard, water ski or even go out to sea via the river mouth. Boat launching facilities are available close by at a boat club, which also has a very good restaurant.
Additional features include: • Solar heating, • Wi-Fi via a satellite system, • Alarm system with outside beams, • Large loft storage room, • Staff suite • Spike with excellent water supply, • Large rain water storage tanks • Generator sufficient to power the entire property
Plettenberg Bay is one of South Africa’s most sought after holiday and retirement destinations. This area offers an exceptional quality of life, security, access to world-class blue flag beaches and a gateway to the world famous Garden Route.
This is a once in a lifetime architectural masterpiece of a home is ideal for raising children in a healthy outdoor environment, entertaining or spending your golden years fishing, boating, canoeing, walking and birding.
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