select
|

Architectural masterpiece for sale in Paarl

An ultra-modern home with an eye-catching design and spacious open-plan living areas has come onto the market in Paarl. 

The property is located in L’Ideal Close Estate, a sought-after gated community directly above the grounds of Paarl Girls’ High School. Occupying an erf of over 1000sqm, it is on the market exclusively through Pam Golding Properties (PGP), priced at R10 million.



PGP’s area manager for Paarl, Surina du Toit, says L’Ideal was established in the late 1990’s, with the first homes being built from around 2000. “The community includes a total of 22 erven, of which only a handful are still vacant,” she says. “The majority have been completed with elegant modern homes, most of them enjoying magnificent views of the valley and surrounding Drakenstein mountains. There is a firm emphasis on secure family living, and the area is particularly popular with families whose children attend the acclaimed Paarl Girls’ and Boys’ high schools. Being located in the southern part of Paarl, it is also conveniently positioned for access to the N1 highway.”

The home currently for sale was designed by architect Christof Albertyn, who was given virtual carte blanche by the owners to create his artistic masterpiece. The result is a spacious home with striking modern lines, including soft curves, natural wood and immense expanses of glass to maximise the light and views. The property looks directly onto the fields of Girls’ High and residents can enter the school grounds directly through their own gate.



PGP agent Adri Holm says the exclusive home has some 600sqm of living space, including six bedrooms - five of them occupying one level and a sixth located separately, ideal for guest use. “Although this house is a work of art, it is still a very practical and comfortable space, with easy flow between the living areas,” she says. “There is also superb flow from the indoors to the outdoor entertainment areas, including a pool deck with panoramic views. The kitchen echoes the curved lines of the home and has a practical design that places everything within easy reach of the cook, without feeling cramped. While the design may be ahead of its time, this ultimately remains a very warm and liveable family home.”

Other features include an indoor braai area, air-conditioning and under-floor heating, and full staff quarters. Garaging is provided for three vehicles and there is computerised irrigation for the garden. The home has an alarm system and intercom.

Holm says the property will appeal to the discerning buyer who wants a unique home in a prime location, combining top-end style and luxury with relaxed family living. “This would be an ideal home for a large extended family, or for those who entertain guests frequently,” she says.


  Comment on this Article

  Please login to post comments

Post to my facebook wall
  
2000
Characters remaining


    Latest Property News
    • 18 Jun 2018
      Many home sellers are motivated to appoint estate agents because they know that the agency will carry the costs of advertising and marketing their property.
    • 18 Jun 2018
      When a property is sold when it has a tenant in occupation, the questions often raised are: “What happens to the tenant if the landlord sells the property?”, and what rights the tenant will have with regards to cancelling the lease or enforcing it, says Sunell Afrika, rentals manager for SAProperty.com.
    • 18 Jun 2018
      Sellers are often caught off-guard by the expenses incurred in the selling of a property. Just like there is no such thing as a free lunch, there is also no such thing as selling your property without incurring at least some costs.
    • 15 Jun 2018
      The second quarter of 2018 has proven to be the turning point for Midrand’s real estate market, especially the upper end which started to waver towards the end of a tumultuous 2017 with a notable drop in both sales and average selling prices.
    • 15 Jun 2018
      According to data recently released by FNB, the average age of a South African home buyer has increased from 38 to 44 this year. In an attempt to help first-time buyers enter the market sooner, Adrian Goslett, Regional Director and CEO of RE/MAX of Southern Africa, walks us through the steps of saving for your first home.
    • 15 Jun 2018
      Putting your house on the market can be a stressful process. There are so many decisions to make that will impact how quickly your house is sold and for how much you can sell it for. It’s a serious money game where you can’t afford to make the wrong decision.
    • 14 Jun 2018
      The word tourist describes someone who is visiting South Africa for a limited time and is probably not going to buy a property here – so why is the tourism industry so important to the real estate sector?
    • 14 Jun 2018
      Serengeti Estates has entrenched its status as one of Johannesburg’s most desirable addresses for a spectrum of homeowners with its launch of The Signature Residences, a new cluster village.
        
    X
    Subscribe to the MyProperty Newsletter

    Name  
    Last Name  
    Email Address  
    Email Frequency
    select
    X
    Share this Page

       
    For Sale Property
    Rental Property
    More Options
    About
    Connect with us
    FEEDBACK