Connemara Grange: Gentleman’s Estate of rare distinction in Hout Bay

Connemara Grange, one of the very few remaining original estates in the Hout Bay area, has been placed on the market.  Situated on more than 18 000m² of beautifully manicured gardens and with magnificent mountain views in all directions, the estate offers a combination of state-of-the-art modern living and traditional Cape Dutch architecture.

 

Conrad Steinhobel of Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty, which has the mandate to market the property, says that the property boasts several living and entertainment areas, all of which open out onto private patios and gardens, together with main bedroom and guest wings.

 

“Connemara Grange offers both space and privacy, old world grandeur and modern functionality, all on an unprecedented scale.  With an air of luxury and sophisticated refinement throughout, this truly is a home for the most discerning buyer,” he says. 

 

The downstairs area includes a grand entrance hall, large formal dining room, a modern eat-in kitchen, a family room, library and audio visuals room.  A large open-plan living room, comprising several sitting areas is situated upstairs. The main bedroom suite includes separate his and hers dressing rooms, showers and a Jacuzzi, while the guest wing comprises a sitting room, large double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a second large loft bedroom with en-suite bathroom.

 

Courtyards with fountains, private gardens and patios, an Al Fresco dining area, a koi pond, outdoor entertainment area and large swimming pool complete the picture.  The property also offers three double garages, ample parking, staff accommodation, computerized irrigation throughout the garden, an electric fence and full security and under-floor heating throughout the property.

 

The asking price is R20 million.
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