Blending into the majestic scenery
Franschhoek is arguably one of the most desired country locations in the Western Cape. Michelle Swart finds out more about the offerings of an exclusive Franschhoek estate
the surroundings including the mountains and the stretches of vineyards are Franschhoek’s main draw cards. “And then, of course, it is also well known as the gourmet centre of the Cape, with some of the world’s best and award-winning restaurants.”
Seeff Franschhoek is marketing stands within The Fransche Hoek Estate, a development that is situated on the outskirts of the town. This residential haven is nestled among vineyards in the valley of the Drakenstein mountains. The estate consists of a variety of options for the discerning buyer who enjoys captivating views, luscious scenery, historical ambience, world class cuisine, fine wine and much more.
Here spacious erven, set among the local fynbos, vineyards and olive groves, and ranging in size from 800m² to 1 222m², are available for purchase. Buyers can design and build their homes in keeping with strict building guidelines of the estate, but according to their specific needs. The estate’s building guidelines ensure that all of the residences are designed to emulate the charm and essence of the village’s urban heritage.
The estate also has some unique farmyard stands on offer. “Two of the available farmyard stands have sold recently and there are only four of these unique properties left for sale. There are also only 13 of the smaller erven available,” says Visser.
The layout of the estate is unique to the extent that the residences are clustered into individual villages and each village has its own identity and offers something special to its residents. Fynbos is in an elevated position with resulting spectacular views of the valley and surrounding mountains. Riverside is situated alongside the La Cotte River, which ensures ultimate tranquillity and peace.
The farmyard stands boast space all around and have views that go on forever. The estate is characterised by rolling vineyards, the towering mountains, bluegreen olive groves and expanses of indigenous fynbos. The estate also has a state-of-the-art security sys- tem where the access gate has 24hour manned security. Price: Freehold stands of 800m² to 1 222m² from R1,5m to R3,5m. Farmyards of 4 000m² from R3m to R3,5m Contact: Seeff Properties Melina Visser 082 419 9928 Office 021 876 4592