IF ONLY THE BEST IN LIFE WILL DO, THIS GRACIOUS HOME WITH A STYLISH EUROPEAN FLAVOUR IS FOR YOU
This totally private north facing home, that borders onto a large expanse of indigenous greenbelt, is unquestionably one of the most gracious and stylish homes in Plettenberg Bay. No expense has been spared and attention to detail is present throughout. It is ideal for a large extended family, for two families, or for use as a five-star guest house. If you enjoy entertaining and outdoor living, are looking for a property in a secured estate, look no further.
This Mediterranean style home, with a slight Moroccan flavour combined with European style and chic , has magnificent views stretching from Robberg to Signal Hill. It unquestioningly represents the best value for money that can be found Plettenberg Bay.
The large, imposing, cobalt blue front door opens into the entrance hall with impressively elegant chandelier. On this level is totally private three bedroomed apartment with dedicated entrance. The unit has a spacious open plan kitchen/ living/dining with Cemcrete style kitchen counters and cupboards, a wood burning stove and high ceilings with exposed roof trusses. The kitchen comes with oven, hob, extractor fan and is fully equipped.
The main suite and entertainment area have folding aluminium stack doors that open onto a large, uncovered patio, from which one can enjoy panoramic views over Robberg and the sea. The second suite has double doors opening onto the patio. Two bedrooms are en-suite with both bath and shower as well as double basins. Doors for the second suite have been strategically placed in order that the bathroom can be used independently and service both this room and the third bedroom.
A sweeping staircase leads from the entrance hall into an unbelievably spacious open plan entertainment area with pub, dining, living and kitchen areas. The built in, Cemcrete style, pub has a prep bowl, sleeper wood detail and woodburning stove. A large open fireplace dominates the living area; stack folding doors open from the living, dining and pub areas onto the covered and uncovered patios.
The kitchen is characterised with double volume ceiling with exposed beams, Cemcrete style central island with oven with integrated gas hob and a custom-made tile detail. There is a separate scullery and laundry.
The dining area has stack doors on both sides, opening onto the pool courtyard with built in braai as well as a deck on the western side surrounded by fynbos. Off the dining area is the master suite and study. This bedroom has a ‘wow’ dressing room leading into the full bathroom with double walk in steam shower, large bath, double basin and bidet. The bedroom has exposed trusses, double volume ceiling, woodburning stove and stack doors leading onto a private covered patio as well as doors opening onto the pool terrace.
There is a further en-suite bedroom with full bathroom with doors opening onto the covered patio, a standalone bedroom and guest loo, with shower, on this level.
On the lower level is a gym and further self-contained and totally private suite. The suite is north facing, has both bath and shower, open plan living/dining/kitchenette with doors opening onto a totally private wooden deck that overlooks the greenbelt. This suite has wooden floors and its own private access through the garden.
Large ceramic floor tiles are found throughout the entertainment areas in the house. There is underfloor heating throughout the house.
The outdoor entertainment area has a large, undercover patio with high ceiling, rim flow pool and wooden terrace, with built in braai, from where one can enjoy the tranquillity of the setting and ocean views.
The garden is neat, compact and well maintained. Off the kitchen is an enclosed courtyard with storeroom, staff toilet and access to the vegetable garden. In addition, there is staff accommodation.
The furniture is not included in the purchase price but most of it is for sale. The adjacent stand, Erf 8546, is for sale and is on the market for R895 000.00
• Entrance Hall
• 7 bedrooms (5 en-suite)
• 6 bathrooms
• 3 kitchens
• 3 Living rooms
• 3 dining areas
• Large scullery & laundry
• 2 Covered patios
• 3 uncovered patios
• Courtyard with pool and built in braai
• 3 garages
• Staff accommodation
• Staff toilet
Schoongezicht Country Estate is a Mediterranean style development characterised with dwellings of muted tones of yellow with red roofs. Views of the bay, coastline, Tsitsikamma mountain range and Robberg peninsular can be enjoyed from the hillside properties. 160ha in extent with 190 residential sites ranging from 1050m² to 3350m² this exclusive estate boasts open spaces, tranquillity and luxury. There are five dams on the estate that create wetland zones for water birds and buck. Islands provide protection areas for birds while the indigenous forest provides shelter for bushbuck and duiker which are regularly seen by residents. There is a 1.8mk well maintained wooden boardwalk through the indigenous forest with its large Milkwood trees. Incorporated into the development are extensive security measures including electric fencing with cameras and halogen lights, infrared beams and a 24-hour manned guard house. The estate has fibre.
Schoongezicht is located on the Piesang Valley side of Plettenberg Bay between the N2 motorway and Plettenberg Bay Country Club.