ref # 1804

R 2 395 000 (120 050 EUR*)

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± 1490000 m2
± 400m2

Property Features
Access Gate
Built In Cupboards
Dining Room
Entrance Hall
Family/TV Room
Main Ensuite
Pets Allowed
Scenic View


This property in Riviersonderend is a truly special piece of history. The beautiful Cape Dutch style house, dating back to about 1929, exudes charm and character at every turn. Located in a quiet part of town, adjacent to a farm, this property offers a serene and peaceful lifestyle.
Driving up to this property, one cannot help but feel a sense of grandeur and history that it exudes. The house is situated on a large stand of 1490 m², providing ample space for parking and access. The property can be entered from both the front and the back, adding to its accessibility.
Upon entering the house, one is immediately struck by the beauty of the lead glass windows that adorn the front door. These windows are a true work of art and serve as a testament to the craftsmanship that went into the construction of the house.
The main house features original origan pine floors that are not only beautiful but also durable, adding to the timeless appeal of the property. The wooden doors and architraves are also original, further adding to the historic charm of the house. The combination of these elements creates a warm and inviting atmosphere that is both elegant and comfortable.
The front stoep provides a perfect spot to relax and take in the stunning views of the Riviersonderend Mountains while the water feature in the front garden creates a peaceful and calming atmosphere.
Three of the bedrooms in this property have been tastefully upgraded to a guest house standard, each with its own bathroom. This means that guests can enjoy their own private space and bathroom facilities, making their stay more comfortable and enjoyable.
The upgrades have been done with great attention to detail and in keeping with the style and character of the house. This ensures that the bedrooms seamlessly blend with the rest of the property and add to its charm and appeal.
Whether you are hosting friends or family or running a bed and breakfast, these guest bedrooms are sure to impress and provide a comfortable and welcoming environment for your guests.
The area at the back of the house, spanning about 140 m², is currently being used as a framing business by the current owner. However, this space is versatile and could be repurposed to suit a range of needs.
For instance, the area could be transformed into a spacious art studio, allowing artists to work and create in a peaceful and inspiring environment. Alternatively, the space could be used as offices, workshops, or for functions, depending on the needs of the new owner.
Another option would be to turn this area into a very big flatlet, creating an additional living space on the property. This would provide a great opportunity for extended family or even generate rental income.
Regardless of how this space is utilized, its size and location make it a valuable asset to the property, offering endless possibilities for the new owner.
Finally, the back yard offers ample space to build another cottage should the need arise, making this property a truly unique and versatile offering in Riviersonderend. If you're looking for a special property that is steeped in history and charm, then look no further than this beautiful Cape Dutch style house.

  • •This stunning historic Cape Dutch property in Riviersonderend boasts a spacious and thoughtfully designed layout that maximizes both comfort and convenience. As you enter the property, you are greeted by a large covered north-facing front stoep, offering the perfect spot to relax and take in the beautiful surroundings.
  • •To the left of the stoep, you'll find a carpeted bedroom with a convenient kitchenette. This bedroom leads to a passage that takes you to a well-appointed bathroom featuring a shower, basin, dressing table and separate toilet, along with beautiful origan pine cupboards. A safety gate separates this area from the rest of the house, providing added security and privacy.
  • •To the right of the stoep, you'll find the main entrance to the house, which opens up onto a private stoep. From here, you can access the beautiful front door that leads to a large foyer with a security gate to the main house. To the left of the foyer, you'll find the second carpeted bedroom with a cozy fireplace. The foyer also leads to a kitchenette and a bathroom with a shower, toilet, and basin. Both bedrooms offer stunning north-facing views.
  • •the dining room in this beautiful historic Cape Dutch property is located in the middle of the house and is illuminated by skylights. From the dining room, there is a door leading to a stunning farm-style kitchen with granite countertops, plenty of storage space, and top-of-the-line appliances such as a Smeg Oven, gas hob, and extractor fan. The kitchen flows seamlessly into a very large tiled TV room, which also has a charming dover oven and a sliding door leading to a braai room, perfect for entertaining guests. Additionally, there is another double door from the dining room that opens into the TV room. The TV room has a door leading to a third bedroom, making it a versatile space that could be used for multiple purposes.
  • •The third bedroom features a tiled floor and a spacious full en-suite bathroom with a Victorian bath and double "castle doors".
  • •The large braai room, which boasts a laminated floor and a knotty pine ceiling, is perfect for entertaining guests and features a sliding door to the back yard and a door to the fourth bedroom, which could also serve as an office area. The fourth bedroom has a laminated floor and an en-suite bathroom with a shower, toilet, and basin.
  • •A door from the fourth bedroom leads to an exceptionally big workshop, which features large windows and a sliding door to the back yard. Next to this workshop is another workshop with an entrance from the back yard, which could be converted back into a double garage. The back yard also features two shaded parkings and a gate for access to the street at the back, providing added convenience.

  • Additional features that add value to the property:
  • 4 x 1000l water tanks
  • 8 Security cameras with a TV monitor

  • House size: +/- 400m² (including die workshops of about 140 m²)
  • Stans size: 1490 m²
  • Rates: R850

  • Although great care has been taken in collecting this info, neither the agent nor the seller can accept liability for any error or omission.
  • All appointments, to view the property, will be made by the agent at a time and date that suit the seller.

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