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  • 6
  • 800 m2
  • 1 194 ha

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Property description

Africa's most stunning mountain top Gentlemen's Estate NOW FOR SALE - Fouriesburg - South AFrica

The property, built entirely of sandstone in a medievel style is located only 12 kilometers from Fouriesburg. Access is either by road or by air as the property boasts its own private grassed 800m airstrip.

Features:

  • A formal lounge and outdoor “sundowner” patio
  • Barbecue deck above offering 360 views
  • The Grand Terrace spanning an area of 25mx12m (potential Helipad)
  • Spiral staircases both indoor and outdoor
  • Cinema and entertainment room boasting big screen, surround sound and ultra -comfortable armchairs for total relaxation
  • Formal dining room at ground level complimented by a modern and spacious
  • Gourmet kitchen
  • Outdoor courtyard which leads onto the library/study and then onto the bedroom courtyard
  • En-suite bedrooms totaling 5 with all modern amenities
  • An intimate Chapel


Destiny Castle offers complete privacy, security and tranquillity with luxurious and spacious accommodation in 5 en-suite rooms. Each room offers exquisite views, under floor heating and all the modern conveniences expected at this level of comfort.

This property, save for cattle grazing, is not an agricultural enterprise and consists of rolling green hills with views over the Maluti mountains and manicured lands and pastures of its neighboring farms.

Another dwelling is a Staff House located midway down the airstrip and consists of 4 en-suite rooms, a communal living area as well as a larger 1 bedroom flat. This accommodation is ideally suited to staff as well as drivers, guides or pilots. Undercover parking is also available for 6 vehicles alongside the staff house.

Electricity is supplied by Eskom and there is also an adequately powerful and silent running 75kVa generator which acts as a back-up at anytime. Water is pumped from a spring on the property supplying clean mountain water to all the facilities. A water storage facility of 15000L is located on the farm and topped up constantly.

The working farm:
Bestersvallei Farm is 761ha in extent and lies in a lush valley bordering the Caledon River. Lucerne , wheat, soya and Mealies are grown with Lucerne being the dominant crop grown on 50ha and producing approximately 7.4 tons per hectare. The farm also has a carrying capacity for grazing stock of up to 500 head.

Union House:
Union House is located on the farm and is a historical farmhouse furnished in the traditional style, to commemorate the signature of the Union of South Africa on its front lawn on 31 May 1910.
This house was originally built in the 1870’s and boasts a proud history. This gracious home is offered completely furnished with all fixtures and fittings and includes wonderful Boer War personality oil paintings and exquisite antiques.

Buildings and Infrastructure:
• Cedar House, being the home of the current owners. The family reserves living rights to this dwelling for immediate family only.
• Chestnut Cottage – African farm managers home.
• Workshop Cottage – African 2IC home.
• Gardener Cottage – African gardener home.
• Lucerne Cottage – African lucerne sales lady home.
• Horseman Cottage – African horse patrol participants x 2.
• Backpackers Facility – under construction and planned to accommodate up to 16 pax
• Oak Cottage – 3 bedroom Farm Operators house. This includes a swimming pool and outbuildings.
• Faith, Hope & Charity Cottages – 3 rondawels with separate communal kitchen and ablution for casual occupation.
• Workshop – 17m x 15m
• Shed 1 – 25m x 10m
• Shed 2 – 60m x 20m

Electricity and water:
Electricity is 3 phase 50Kva supplied by Eskom.
The estate has a reliable water supply and has 12 springs and 22 dams as well as pumping rights from the Caledon River.
Water to the various dwellings is supplied from a borehole.

The offer:
Asking price for the entire estate - R32m
Variations to this would be considered as follows:
Bestersvallei and Union House – R12m
Caledonpoort and Destiny Castle – R20m

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RE/MAX Coastal has made every effort to obtained the information regarding these listings from sources deemed reliable. However, we cannot warrant the complete accuracy thereof subject to errors, omissions, change of price, rental or other conditions, prior sale, lease or financing, or withdrawal without notice.

Property Details

  • 13 Bedrooms
  • 12 Bathrooms
  • 6 Garages
  • 11 Ensuite
  • 4 Lounges
  • 3 Dining Area
  • 8 Flatlet

Property Features

  • Study
  • Balcony
  • Pool
  • Gym
  • Staff Quarters
  • Laundry
  • Storage
  • Furnished
  • Pets Allowed
  • Fence
  • Access Gate
  • Scenic View
  • Kitchen
  • Lapa
  • Fire Place
  • Garden Cottage
  • Pantry
  • Guest Toilet
  • Entrance Hall
  • Bore Hole
  • Irrigation System
  • Paving
  • Garden
  • Family TV Room
  • Backpackers Lodge - Sleeps 16 ( almost complete )
  • Airstrip
  • 1 x Workshop
  • 2 x Sheds
  • Cinema Room
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Library
  • Chapel
  • Base Camp for Staff Housing
  • In-house management couple
  • 3 phase electricity 50Kva by Escom
  • 12 x Springs and 22 Dams
  • Asset list of machinery and equipment will be supplied