An exclusive mandate. This exceptional property neighbours the historic La Cotte Farm and offers 8.59 hectares of farm-style living right in the heart of the Franschhoek village. The historic Manor house has been sensitively upgraded to present as a refined country home of an exceptionally high standard. Large reception rooms with high ceilings, original sash windows and solid yellow-wood flooring have all been completely updated while still remaining true to times gone by.
Multiple living rooms include a large dining room with glassed-in wine cellar, open-plan to an impressive country kitchen, scullery and larder. A generous family lounge with enormous central fireplace opens out to the north-facing front terrace with uninterrupted vineyard and mountain views. A large entrance foyer offers an additional reception lounge closer to the bedrooms and a separate office with attached bathroom. Downstairs accommodation offers three en-suite bedrooms and includes the master bedroom with luxurious bathroom, dressing room and doors out to the terrace. A further three en-suite bedrooms are positioned upstairs along with a large family pyjama lounge.
A deep front terrace extends the length of the property and offers the ideal space for outdoor entertaining beneath the shade of soaring oak trees. A private enclosed pool area and expansive lawned garden also benefits from breath-taking views across the vines and the neighbouring La Cotte Farm.
In addition to the Manor House, you will find the aptly named "Oak Cottage" which has proven to be a popular holiday rental over the years. This charming, historic cottage offers open-plan living, dining, kitchen, a private patio and one bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. Further accommodation comprises a self-contained one-bedroom apartment as well as a separate studio bedsit with bedroom & kitchenette. A further loft studio is positioned above the stables.
Horses are welcome here and are accommodated within 5 stables, a tack room, multiple paddocks and a lunging ring. The remainder of the farm is planted to vineyards, olives and gorgeous country gardens all with breathtaking views.
Garaging and equipment storage is taken care of with a large shed, a single garage attached to the Manor house and multiple covered carports in various locations around the farm.
A private borehole, back-up water tanks with integrated UV treatment, extensive solar installation plus a large on-site generator complements the traditional municipal water and power supply to the property.
This is a unique opportunity for a discerning buyer to live on one of the most sought-after properties in Franschhoek. Price EXCLUDES VAT.
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Centre du Franschhoek, 23 Huguenot St
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