15 bedroom house for sale
South Africa - Portion 51 Of Farm 90, Devon Vale, Stellenbosch, Western Cape
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- Exquisite manor house
- Awesome views
- Lifestyle estate
- Peace and tranquility
- Close to all amenities
Monticello has one of the most spectacular views of the Stellenbosch wine area and excellent terroir. The property is located in "Devon Vale", Stellenbosch. Irrigation rights are available for 3.5 ha from the Theewaterskloof / Berg River.
Current land usage: Agriculture conducted on 3.5 ha irrigable land; 1.0 ha professional standard soccer pitch; 0.4 ha leisure garden; 0.6 ha are planted to olives, fruit trees and vegetable garden; 1.5 ha is planted to high value Cabernet Franc Vines.
All of the areas are irrigated via automated irrigation.
The owners tore down the pre-existing structures and in 2008 completed the building of the spectacular thatch roof Manor house, all the adjacent constructions and surrounding landscape to create one of a kind Gentleman's wine farm in the Western Cape.
The manor house consists of two levels:
On the upper level: a master bedroom suite with two en-suite bathrooms (his & hers), foyer, stairs to mezzanine study on one side and separate tv room, catering kitchen with pantry and scullery area, one walk in cold room, one walk in pantry, and a patio lounge with braai, pizza oven and entertainment area.
On the Lower level: there are seven en-suite bedrooms (one of which specially customized for disabled people), two separate guest toilets, three guest lounges, a guest kitchenette, foyer with stairs and a Kone 8 passenger lift, wine tasting area (vinoteque), and four patios.
Monticello has a central floor heating system and Panasonic air conditioning throughout the house. All appliances are European and there is a domotic electrical system, from Gewiss.
There is a full perimeter 2,2 m high electricity security fence. The Manor house was designed by Cecile & Boyd, Johan Wessels Architects and constructed by De Rooy Construction. The Manor House comprises 1,496 m2 of dwelling, an 80 m2 porch, 110 m2 swimming pool. Amenities include: four car garage, a workshop, a gym with four technogym machines, a games room with one bedroom and bath, four staff bedrooms with three bathrooms and two bedroom farm Manager apartment, all of which were architect designed by the same team;
Special features of the property include:
A heated full length pool
An external room for the air conditioning cooling unit which provides air conditioning throughout the house
A temperature controller wine cellar
A mass laundry facility
Other buildings: finished with plastered brick under high double pitched IBR treated sheet roofing with carpeted or tiled floors and wooden window frames and doors with high quality finishes.
These quarters include: A right wing; comprising four garages, a workshop and office, five bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and a kitchen area.
A left wing: comprising two separate bedrooms and laundry, an office, gymnasium and ablutions. A flatlet with two bedrooms, a bathroom, living room, kitchen.
Price includes furniture
The property is situated along the well-known Onder Papegaainberg / Devonvale road between the M12 (Stellenbosch Arterial Road) & the M23 (Bottelary Road) en route to Stellenbosch, in amongst numerous similar lifestyle estate smallholdings close to the Devon Vale Golf Estate, among some of the country's best known wine estates, such a Neethlingshof, J C le Roux, Overgaauw, Saxenbourg and others. An ideal place with regards to terroir and scenery, places this lifestyle property in a very high demand category.
- Cape Town (International), 24.7 miles
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