7 bedroom house for sale
South Africa - Western Cape, Tulbagh
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This lovely 1ha gentleman’s estate has spectacular views of the Tulbagh valley where world famous methode cap classique champagne, export wines and fresh fruit are but a few examples of the abundance that is Tulbagh Valley. The estate is nestled against the foot of the Witzenberg Mountain that towers majestically behind the lovely 5 bedroom thatch house. From your warm bed you can look out of your bedroom window to see the snow-capped “Sneeugat” (translated “Snowy hollow”) in die winter, while you enjoy your morning paper and a warm cup of tea. The lavish fittings extend not only to the welcoming but practical kitchen with gas oven and hob, but also to the 6 garages with slate tiled floors and built-in cupboards and cabinets for storage. The guest bathroom boasts two original silver hand basins from the old “Bloutrein”, or Blue Train, a well known South African luxury train, that fold out at your convenience. This house boasts no square rooms, all are circular. From your rustic natural stone-paved patio you can see the comfortable bachelor’s cottage and the manager’s house, boasting 3 bedrooms and two bathrooms and a private garden. On a hot summer’s evening, where temperatures may remain a balmy 20+ degrees at night, you can relax in the immaculate swimming pool next to the thatched bar/braai room, and if it gets too chilly you can take a dip in the Jacuzzi. With a glass of Tulbagh Valley wine, naturally!
The estate is situated approximately 9km from Tulbagh town, a lovely rural community where you can find the longest street of historic houses in South Africa. Tulbagh survived the earthquake of 29 September 1969 and boasts a lovely village museum with photo’s of the restoration of Church Street and the beautiful Cape Dutch homesteads. Tulbagh offers modern amenities such as doctors, a chemist, supermarket chain stores, restaurants, and coffee shops. Tulbagh valley is also renowned for its wedding destinations on lush wine farms.
- Cape Town (International), 89.3 miles
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