A golden opportunity in Franschhoek

Although there is a general shortage of properties in and around Franschhoek, Sotheby’s International Realty continues to obtain mandates to market and sell outstanding homes in this area.

Having recently sold a farm for R25m, for example, the global group’s local franchise currently has more than 10 other farms and smallholdings on its books, ranging in price from R5,9m for a 6,4ha smallholding on the banks of the Franschhoek River to R27m for a 35ha plum and olive farm high on the slopes of the Wemmershoek mountains that boasts two houses and eight cottages, plenty of water and numerous outbuildings.
It is also marketing Vigne D’Or (Golden Vine) – a 47ha lifestyle farm situated just 8km from the centre of Franschhoek and less than 5km from the prestigious Bridge House private school.

The farm boasts the original farmhouse circa 1840 as well as a four-bedroom contemporary main dwelling designed by Greg Wright, with a pool and an expansive entertainment patio that provides panoramic vineyard and mountain views.
Part of the farm is planted with 15 000 olive trees, 2000 lemon trees and 7ha of chardonnay and sauvignon blanc grapes, and it has a natural dam and unplanted arable land to allow for further development.
Perfect for buyers who would like to relocate permanently and raise a family in the country,Vigne D’Or is also very well located as a lifestyle investment for those who wish to explore the Franschhoek valley and the Cape Winelands from time-to-time.

  Comment on this Article

  Please login to post comments

Post to my facebook wall
Characters remaining

    Latest Property News
    • 23 Jan 2018
      Many people only start thinking about home-ownership when they are ready to “settle down” or start a family, which is why first-time buyers these days are generally in their mid-30s, compared to those in the previous generation who were usually in their mid-20s.
    • 22 Jan 2018
      Moving away from the city to a country or coastal town and a slower-paced life is a frequent new-year resolution for South Africans, but thorough research should be done before you break free from the hustle and bustle, because making the wrong move could turn out to be a very expensive mistake, and even more stressful for you and your family than staying in the “big smoke”.
    • 22 Jan 2018
      Cape Town is home to many breathtaking and historic homes, but House Invermark designed in 1969 by South African architect Gilbert Colyn, with inspiration from two modernist icons: the Glass House by Phillip Johnson and Farnsworth House by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is in a class of its own.
    • 22 Jan 2018
      2017 was a challenging year for the South African property market in general, despite small pockets of thriving activity in areas like the Western Cape. As we head into 2018, Tony Clarke, Managing Director of the Rawson Property Group, casts his eye forward to property trends and market influences that could make their impact felt in the New Year.
    • 19 Jan 2018
      Extending from Randfontein in the west to Roodepoort in the east and including the towns of Krugersdorp and Magaliesburg, the West Rand has a plethora of property available to residents who choose to make this unique area their home.
    • 19 Jan 2018
      When it comes to financial planning, doing the work to ensure you’re prepared for unexpected emergencies is just as important as ticking off your other goals and New Year’s resolutions. The beginning of the year is also the perfect time to review your various insurance policies.
    • 19 Jan 2018
      No surprises at the first Monetary Policy Committee of 2018, as Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago, announced that the interest rates would stay at their current levels.
    • 18 Jan 2018
      The Southern Suburbs make up some of the most popular residential areas in Cape Town, comprising charming groups of suburbs which lie to the south-east of the slopes of Table Mountain. It is seen as the city's most expensive residential neighbourhoods with a choice of various private schools, upmarket eateries, wine estates, beautiful homes and trendy apartments.
    Subscribe to the MyProperty Newsletter

    Last Name  
    Email Address  
    Email Frequency
    Share this Page

    For Sale Property
    Rental Property
    More Options
    Connect with us