Sotheby's International Realty - Franschhoek, WC

Situated just 2km outside Franschhoek village in the sought after upper valley, this exquisite 4Ha smallholding demands spectacular views in all directions. The property, which is well developed and beautifully maintained, has a number of improvements including a profitable guest house, three guest cottages and a magnificent manor house currently run as a boutique hotel. Approximately 1.5Ha of the land is planted to 15-year old Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot vines which are trellised and irrigated by the farm dam. Other improvements include a new tennis court, two swimming pools and three horse paddocks as well as approved planning permission for further 2 bedroom managers cottage on the premises too. The guest house is a Cape Colonial style building constructed around 1920 and was fully refurbished in 1995. It consists of 5 elegantly decorated country suites (sleeping a total of 12 guests), a breakfast room, kitchen, office and reception area. Plans have been drawn up to increase the guest house capacity to 10 suites. The three cottages all have 2 en-suite bedrooms (sleeping 4), a living area and their own kitchens, and are decorated in an elegant and complimentary style to the guest house. The manor house, which has its own separate entrance, is a classic villa design perched on the edge of the dam with breathtaking views all round. The house, which measures 850sqm, has 4 en suite bedrooms, 3 large entertainments rooms, a double garage and beautiful manicured gardens and is currently run as a boutique hotel. In addition there are also various outbuildings and ample guest parking. This property embodies the very best of the Franschhoek lifestyle and offers the new owner the opportunity to acquire a versatile, well-maintained and profitable smallholding in an exceptional valley position.