Sotheby's International Realty - Knysna, WC

This modern, state of the art home in a prime position along the Front of Leisure Isle, with advanced technology, allows one to live largely off the grid. The expansive windows in this gorgeous home allows you to enjoy views of the lagoon and the Knysna Heads from almost every room. The large north facing windows bring both the sunshine and the exquisite indigenous garden (featured in the ‘Home’ magazine – July 2017) into the home creating stunning wrap around views. The property stretches across two erven and has two road accesses. When entering the home at street level, you are welcomed by a bold staircase drawing your eye upward and giving you just a glimpse of what to expect from this special home. This floor also accommodates an extra large garage (parking for minimum of 6 vehicles), workshop and contains the technological infrastructure of the home. There is also an extra storage room and a wine cellar on this level. The first floor is the heart of the home with a warm and inviting formal lounge with a large fireplace and views towards The Heads as well as an outlook into the beautiful garden with a large sparkling swimming pool. The imported oak flooring transports you through this space to the sleek stylish kitchen which overlooks the dining room and views of the lagoon. Cooking in this kitchen is a delight with the ample space, views and a separate pantry and laundry. The spacious family room with foldaway doors, includes an indoor braai and bar area leading onto the pool deck and into the sunny private garden. The four generous bedrooms are all en suite, each opening onto patios with gorgeous lagoon views or views into the stunning garden. Wake up to the sound of the sea from the luxurious master suite. Enjoy entertaining your family and friends under the pergola next to the pool or dine al fresco in the shade of a beautiful tree. Views of the lagoon can also be enjoyed even from the sheltered back garden. At the bottom of the garden you will find a secluded cottage for extra guests. Enjoy homegrown vegetables from a productive vegetable garden and maintaining this special space is made easy by a borehole and automated irrigation system. The ‘extras’ in this property are too numerous to mention individually and include air-conditioning, C4 Home system which manages the lighting and media in the home, rainwater tanks as well as an extra large reservoir to store rainwater making the house self sufficient for water, with a high spec filtration system and a service lift just to name a few. To view this extra special, one of a kind home, please call us, it will steal your heart!