Sotheby's International Realty - George, WC

Leave the strains of city life behind and put your roots down in this spectacular, yet tranquil property, with the town of George, golden beaches and airport, just minutes away. This exceptional property, of approximately 26 hectares, features picturesque, inter-linked lakes, cobble stone roads and feature stone bridges, creating the idyllic setting of the medieval-inspired, European castle and manor house. With the entire expanse of the Outeniqua Mountain Range as a backdrop, from sunrise to sunset, you could be living in paradise. The manor house enjoys grand proportions, with double-volume entrance and reception area, a sweeping stone staircase leading to the upper level, study, living area and two luxurious bedroom suites. The ground floor provides eighteenth century-inspired living areas, and open plan kitchen, scullery and laundry, a third guest bedroom suite and the spectacular master bedroom suite. Extremely well insulated, all rooms overlook the feature lakes and rolling pastures, to the mountains beyond. The medieval-inspired “castle” provides the ideal setting and venue for most function types, comfortably accommodating up to 150 people. The unique and permanently decorated hall features a stage, unique lighting and an integrated sound system, with superb acoustics. Electricity is supplied by Eskom, with a 60kva backup generator for power outages. Rainwater is collected, stored in a 100 000 litre subterranean concrete reservoir and through electrical water pumps supplies the entire property.