Situated in a 1 000ha Private Game Reserve, surrounded by the rugged Piketberg Mountains, in one of the most beautiful, secluded and peaceful valleys in the Western Cape, this ideal getaway destination is just what the doctor ordered for complete rejuvenation of mind, body and soul.
In picturesque surrounds, it offers glorious mountain views, indigenous game, pristine Fynbos, plenty of space for walks and mountain biking, river pools, unpolluted air, absolute tranquillity and clear starlit skies. In short, a veritable sanctuary for nature lovers!
- Cottage footprint: 116m² (Architectural Guidelines apply – no timeline for building).
- Exclusive Use Area: 1.9 hectare (Sectional Title Scheme)
- Levy: R1 076 per month, which includes road maintenance, water usage, maintenance of water reticulation system, management fees, auditors fees and insurance.
- THE RESERVE OFFERS a wide variety of Fynbos - one of the few remaining relatively pristine areas of Fynbos left on the West Coast, and part of the Cape Fynbos Biome, it boasts a number of rare and endangered species and includes an area of Renosterveld.
- Indigenous wildlife recorded include; Aardwolf, Cape Fox, Bat-eared Fox, Ant Eater, Genet, African Wild Cat, Caracal, Klipspringer, Duiker, Grey Reebok, Cape Hare, Grey Mongoose, Water Mongoose, Porcupine, Striped Polecat, Baboon (scared of and not imprinted on humans), and the Cape Clawless Otter in the river.
- Also leopard, which still roam the Cape Fold Mountains freely, has been snapped by one of the owners on his infrared camera. Extremely shy creatures, it’s unlikely that they will be spotted in the daytime, but who knows …
- An abundance of bird-life, including nesting Black Eagle.
- River pools and reserve dam for swimming and picnics.
- No land restitution claims, and no crime issues.
- 42km from Piketberg, and 164km from Cape Town (14km dirt road).
- Also see some fascinating history of Banghoek in an article available under the heading ‘Editorials’ on the home page.