Nestled amidst the Langeberg Mountains - a 103ha wilderness wonderland like no other - Utopia for mountain and nature lovers!
Surrounded by the splendour of nature, a superb home and fairytale cottage – both expertly and beautifully built, showing exceptional craftsmanship, and both offering small pools, off the grid living, peace and tranquillity, privacy and more!
With the unique biodiversity of the area restored on this property for several decades, and a declared Private Nature Reserve since the eighties, it embodies a safe and protected haven for a plethora of indigenous birdlife, fauna and flora,including the rarely seen Brunsvigia josephinae or giant candelabra
While the photos will show the breathtaking surrounds, stunning vistas and glorious gifts of Mother Nature, the all but inconceivable beauty and ambience of the Reserve cannot be captured on this page!
- Land size: 103,1615 hectares - freehold – zoned Open Space III and part of a 500ha declared Nature Reserve.
- Main dwelling – Bespoke Modern Eco-Lodge: 140m²
- Cottage - Victorian: 60m²
- Separate Laundry/Storeroom.
- Single Carport.
- Rates: R330 per month.
- Can be bought fully furnished and equipped at additional cost.
- Tourist facilities can be applied for (consent use), although you may prefer to guard the peace, tranquillity and privacy for yourself.
- MAIN DWELLING ‘Bush House’ – beautifully designed and superb quality, comprising open plan lounge/dining room with Spanish Reed ceilings and stacking doors leading to patio with stunning views. Fully equipped galley kitchen, two bedrooms – main with en suite (shower only) leading off lounge with stacking doors - second bedroom (winter room) with fireplace and second full bathroom.
- LAUNDRY/STOREROOM at Bush House next to carport. Plumbed for a dishwasher and washing machine with wall-to-wall built-in cupboards for linen, a countertop for folding laundry/stacking dishes, plus two freestanding shelf units for storage.
- COTTAGE ‘Almond Blossom Cottage’: Charming secluded Victorian cottage with yard fully fenced consists of open plan living area incorporating fully fitted kitchen, dining area and lounge with wood-burning stove (air conditioner for summer), office nook, bedroom with walk-in closet, gorgeous bathroom (shower only) and covered veranda. Cottage currently on short-term lease agreement (R6 000 per month) and tenant would like to extend if possible. Cottage approximately 500m from Bush House.
- OUTSIDE: Seasonal stream runs past both dwellings. Splash pools (about 2m deep each with pump filter system) at both abodes - cottage pool gas heated. Bush House with outdoor barbeque, fire pit with seating and small lined drinking-hole for wildlife. Both abodes surrounded by ‘expansive gardens’ with trees and glorious unspoilt nature.
- OTHER OUTBUILDINGS: Single carport at Bush House. At the cottage a small shed for storage, more storage space in battery room, and 18m² Nutec Wendy fully fitted with shelving.
- HIKING TRAILS AND MOUNTAIN BIKING: Two invigorating hiking trails with 300 odd meters elevation ranging from one and a half- to three hours. Scenic mountain biking on access road connecting – at the gate – to the gravel road between Nuy and Rooiberg (a favourite amongst bikers).
- SOLAR SYSTEM – with generator backup.
- WATER: Strong borehole – excellent quality water pumped to tanks and gravity fed to improvements.
- SEPTIC TANKS: Soakaways – one at each dwelling.
- FAUNA, FLORA AND BIRDLIFE: Feast your eyes on the enticing photos, including the wide variety of indigenous wildlife captured on the Reserve’s field camera – featuring amongst others, Honey Badger, Porcupine, female Leopard’s territory (three cubs born on the property this year), Klipspringer, Cape Grysbok, Gray Rhebuck, Caracal, Large Spotted Genet, African Wildcat, Bat-eared Fox, Striped Polecat, Cape Grey Mongoose, Water Mongoose, Cape Clawless Otter, Bush Pigs, roaming Baboons (wild - not imprinted on humans), Leopard Tortoise, Cape Dwarf Chameleon, resident breeding pair of Verreaux's Eagles and Cape Eagle-owls.
- CREATURE COMFORTS: While a ‘world on its own’, excellent and a wide variety of creature comforts such as exciting festivals, sporting and cultural events, shopping, restaurants, Wine Estates, medical care, schools, golf courses, service providers, etc are available at nearby Worcester and Robertson (the latter the beautiful and famous Valley of Wine and Roses on Route 62).
- ACCESS via registered servitude: A high clearance SUV or bakkie recommended (4 x 4 not necessary).
- DISTANCES: 26km to Robertson, 41km to Worcester, 151km to Cape Town.
- NO SECURITY ISSUES AND NO LAND CLAIMS.