Record sale achieved for magnificent estate home in Constantia Upper
The property market has been fighting through some tough months, and while sales appear to only now be picking up, a record sale has just gone through in Constantia.
Greeff Christies International Real Estate Agent Marie Durr scored the highest price ever for a residential property in Constantia, when ‘Buitenzorg’, a five-bedroom home in Constantia Upper , designed in classic Cape Dutch style, sold for R62 million.
The grand home is set majestically on 4.5 acres of spectacularly manicured gardens while the estate nestles in the heart of the Constantia Valley Wine Route where the first vineyards were established in 1685.
The estate, while reminiscent of the past, is equipped with a state-of-the-art security system, ADSL internet connection, and every entertainment feature one could possibly need.
Greeff chief executive Mike Greeff described Buitenzorg as “a gem of an investment and I wish the new owners all of the best as they begin their new journey”.
Take a visual tour to see some of Buitenzorg features: four spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms; a two en-suite bedroom pool cottage with spacious living room; separate kitchen and own parking, plus a one-bedroomed garden cottage with its own entrance and parking.
This breathtaking home also boasts a tennis court, double staff cottage, stabling for five horses, tack room, paddocks, lunging ring and two boreholes with auto irrigation.
A huge bonus for the family is the direct access to the adjoining vineyards for walks and riding as well as access to some of the best restaurants in the province via the estate which has exquisite floral gardens – comparable to any botanical garden.