Asking Price ZAR18,650,000
Otis Redding once sang about sitting in the morning sun watching the tide roll in and here at Onrus Beach is the opportunity to take in so much more than just the tides. Hugging the golden sands of this family friendly beach this home affords you the pleasures of watching the whales frolicking year-round from your patio, or the dolphins rehearsing their repertoires, magical sunrises and sunsets, fynbos and grass terraces.
No road separates the home from the ocean, offering safety and privacy and a feeling of oneness with the sea. For the more adventurous, besides swimming and sun-bathing, Onrus beach is very well-known for good surfing. Lobster and alikreukel (giant periwinkle) are abundant, and safe diving spots are right in front of the house. Beautiful natural rock pools offer splendid private bathing and picnicking opportunities. In close proximity are a shopping mall (3 km), several specialty shops, weekend markets, restaurants and local craft beer breweries. The Hemel & Aarde Valley (10-minute drive from the house) has beautiful wine estates for fine dining, farm cuisine and wine tasting, as well as endless mountain bike and walking trails in the famous Cape Fynbos.
Graceful and well-designed with exceptional finishes, this luxurious home offers a spacious open-plan living room with a pizza oven, a huge braai and a bar with an old French oak counter (all built-in). The open-plan dining room, large breakfast counter and gourmet kitchen have unsurpassed views of the ocean. The separate scullery and laundry have been thoughtfully laid-out and is directly accessible from the spacious double garage which has an additional storage area and built-in cupboards. The house also offers a large walk-in safe.
A private lounge with a huge fireplace opening onto a grass terrace with mesmerizing views of the sea and Onrus beach and village. There is a separate spa room with a jacuzzi, sauna and shower.
On the ground floor there are two bedrooms, one with a full en-suite bathroom, the other has a separate full bathroom which also functions as a guest bathroom. Both bedrooms have stunning sea views.
The first floor offers a spacious living area with a closed combustion fireplace and kitchenette leading out onto a wooden decked balcony overlooking the ocean. Two bedrooms are fully en-suite and also lead out onto wooden balconies with dazzling sea views. The third bedroom upstairs offers a beautiful mountain view and an en-suite bathroom, the only one without a bath. All the bathrooms have screed floors, heated towel rails and four have underfloor heating. All the geysers are fitted to a power saving heat pump system.
This superlative home only comes onto the market once in a lifetime. Words simply cannot accurately capture its magnificence. This is a case where seeing truly is believing. Please call us to view this exclusive sole mandate.
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16 Hope Street
Cnr Dirkie Uys
T: +27 (0)21 205 7135
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