European type CASTLE in the Karoo (This Victorian building dates back to the 1897)
Located in the Karoo town of Aberdeen being a town close to the world heritage site of the "Baviaans Kloof" as well as a rich history.
Who would have believed one would find such an extraordinary stately grand building that has been so lovingly maintained?
The disciplined retention of features and loving restoration by the current owner/s and then the transformation of this beautiful building by the establishment of a fountain and pergola in a featured garden can only be described as a special and timeless legacy left.
Simply put this is a very special PROPERTY, 829 square meters of floor area is taken up mainly by the building of solid walls, a CASTLE in the Karoo (known for star-filled nights and sunny days) and is uniquely positioned for a BOUTIQUE Guesthouse or very exclusive HOME and LIFESTYLE change.
This lovingly restored property has been magically furnished with period pieces, original artworks as well as art pieces by the current Owner/s. Justice can only be served through the personal viewing of this special property. You will fall in love.
South Africa boasts one of the most temperate climates in the world, holds many treasures, offers so much and is therefore spoken of fondly by those that visit, notwithstanding its fair share of worldly frustrations. Specifically, the Karoo has a climate reputation that allows excess of the best lifestyles that are possible, and then add the Exquisite enjoyment of such a Castle. Endless landscapes, good hunting, good food, healthy air, peace, tranquility, a life of sheer abundance...
One enters this magnificent home via an inviting Victorian balcony, the real thing. The architecture, the well-placed furniture, the artworks result in curiosity and sensory overload, enjoyment time is not enough. Eight of the most exquisite chandeliers worth a mint adorn the various rooms and which will become the belongings of the Castle's new owner.
The very high ceilings are immediately noticeable. To the left is a glamorous front living room with a stately fireplace. Off left is a truly inviting Sunroom, exquisitely filled with art pieces, and furnished and although there is no sound an air of classical music is evoked. It is typical of the best ever imagined. Ahead one enters a huge dining room that is served by a classic, Kitchen, that would make one think that they are back in Paris, completely finished with the most modern appliances, and exquisite crockery and cutlery sets. A second door leads to a courtyard.
To the right is a long hallway, off the extreme right is a study and in the study is a fireplace and a fairy-tale staircase that takes one up into the spire and yes, it's the room where serious cards games were played. Your experience just would not be complete without having visited the "Cards room".
Further down the hallway one arrives at bedroom one which is actually made up of two rooms, more than one would ever require. To the left is a huge well-designed bathroom. Then there is bedroom two. The hallway takes a turn to the left and then one finds a third large bedroom and further down the ensuite, bedroom four, the extra huge bed just stops one in their tracks plus a bathroom that one can only dream of, and which has access to the courtyard and ultimately all the utility rooms such as the Kitchen, etc., extremely well thought out design convenience. There is so much more a laundry room an outside room, storage rooms, a garage, and on the extreme east of the property another long balcony.
This grand property is completely fenced and believe it or note the total monthly rates are below R900 per month.
Unique selling values:
- The sought-after tranquility of the Karoo.
- The calmness and charm of Aberdeen.
- The Safety of the construction of this beautiful building.
- 8 of the most exquisite chandeliers.
- A legacy left.
There is no question as to the uniqueness of this property, its gift of ownership, the enjoyment it offers, its value, and the legacy left.
Viewing for serious Buyers' can be arranged.
Property Information & Features
- Property Type
- Listing Type
- For Sale
- Aberdeen, Eastern Cape
- R 1,680,000 · Get Pre-Qualified
- Price per m²
- R 2,027
- Erf Size
- 829 m²
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