Sotheby's International Realty - Franschhoek, WC

This equestrian estate is idyllically situated on a private road nestled in an Amphitheatre of mountains, surrounded by 3 nature reserves. It is serenely secluded for peace and tranquility, yet only 5mins from the bustling centre of gastronomic excellence that is the village of Franschhoek, which also boasts a multitude of famous wine estates. The property was originally a wine and fruit farm which was completely re-invented by the current owners into this luxurious lifestyle equestrian estate. It is 24.2 Hectares in extent and has two dams that are fed from mountain streams. There are four boreholes, one of which has a water treatment plant exclusively for the various residences, paddocks and stables. Built in 2009, the luxurious main residence of 977sqm with imposing entrance and overlooking a dam, comprises of 5 en-suite bedrooms, paneled library, gourmet kitchen, 3 car garage, wine cellar and staff / granny flat accommodation. The Residence at Upper Lake, which was completely redecorated in 2006 and measures 468sqm, comprises; 4 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, formal living room with wood burning fireplace, kitchen with breakfast nook, 2-car garage and separate staff / granny flat accommodation. The stable complex consisting of high quality buildings built to exacting standards, is centrally located and consists of, 18 large box stalls and 3 Foaling units with infra-red lamps. Also with Veterinary room, padded examination stall, feed room, manager’s 2 bedroom house (113sqm), 2 bedroom loft apartment (104sqm), office, workshop, laundry, staff bathroom, 4 vehicle garage and hay loft capacity – approx. 2 000 bales. The yearling barn (472sqm) comprises, 22 box stalls, feed room, horse wash bay, store room and hay loft capacity – approx. 2000 bales Also with grooms’ quarters and implements barn (212sqm), automated horse walker and 2 staff cottages. A truly, breath taking and unique offering in the beautiful Franschhoek valley.