Hout Bay, South Africa

R25 000 000ZAR
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The lights stay on and there is water in abundance at this magnificent home set primely in prestigious Ruyteplaats Estate- this substantial property has all the bells and whistles for the discerning buyer.Off the grid for water with its own spring. and with solar panels and Tesla ""Powerwall"" batteries to ensure the lights stay on, this home ensures your comfort and the joy of living in a supremely well finished state-of-the-art property.The house offers gracious open plan living areas with solid oak flooring leading out onto extensive outdoor entertainment areas. The high ceilings give an extra feeling of space and tranquility. Imported doors and windows with proper double glazing are throughout the house .The sweeping views of mountains and sea will leave you breathlessThe spacious entrance hall with a custom-designed feature wall on ground level welcomes you into this beautiful home and leads to the 3 car garaging on one side with a 3 man lift to the kitchen and on the other side a huge entertainment area with projector and screen for movie-style viewing, an automated pellet burning fireplace and a gym room and bathroom. Leading from this is a large bedroom en suite. This area could easily be converted to a substantial teen pad or granny flat.Coming up the stairs to the second level to the spacious, open-plan lounge , dining room and kitchen all leading out through stacker-glass doors and sliding doors to the huge patio on the sea side and the substantial pool area on the mountain side of the house.The beautifully shaped lap pool is salt chlorinated, has a heat pump and is set in a Brazilian hardwood deck.Feature chandeliers make a statement in the lounge, dining room and on the patioThere is a closed glass-fronted wood-burning fireplace in the lounge and an open wood-burning fireplace on the patio as well as a built-in gas barbecue with rotisserie.The eat-in kitchen features Caesar-stone tops and a free-standing stove with gas hob and electric oven.Leading off the lounge is another smaller lounge with it's own closed wood-burning fireplace.There are two to three bedrooms on this level - one currently used as an art room and the other as a study . Two of these are en suite.On the upper level is the master suite with a luxurious en-suite bathroom and separate dressing room. This leads onto its own private sea-view balcony and has a beautiful chandelier and a closed glass-fronted wood burning fireplace.There is a huge attic storage area on this level with built-in cupboards.All bathrooms have underfloor heating and there is air-conditioning in all bedrooms, both lounges , the study and the kitchen.Some of the many outstanding features are:EXTERIORa) Pool heated by heat pump and equipped with salt chlorinatorb) 43 Solar panels on the roofc) Natural spring on property delivering water all year round.d) Water filtration system, supplying household with 100% of water demand.e) Easy switch over from natural water supply to municipa water supply.f) Supplementary borehole water supply from the estate.g) 16,000 Litres of water storage capacity on property.h) Irrigation system , including all outdoor pot plants.i) Built-in gas barbecue ( with rotisserie) on patio.j) Open fireplace on patio.k) Wireless perimeter alarm systeml) High speed fibre optic network installed in estate with connection point available.INTERIORa) "Sonos" music system with ceiling mounted speakers throughout the house and on the patio.b) WiFi system with signal strength extenders throughout the entire house.c) Audio-visual entertainment system in cinema room with projector, surround sound and big screen.d) Solar energy system with two inverters and two Tesla "Powerwall" batteries, capable of providing back-up electricity for 7,5 hours.e) Wood-burning, glass-fronted fireplaces in both lounges, as well as in the master bedroom.f) Automated, remote-controlled wood pellet fireplace in entertainment room.g) Under-floor heating in all bathroomsh) 3-Person elevator between ground and first floor, suitable for wheelchair access.i) USB power points in all bedrooms.j) Intercom system linking all three floors.k) Imported, European standard, double glazed windows and sliding doors throughout.l) Full length stacking doors on both sides of the main lounge opening to entertainment areas.m) Laundry chute from top floor to ground floor.n) Two spacious storage areas under staircases.o) Attic storage area of 33 square meters with 8 meters of built-in cupboards.p) Gauges in kitchen showing water levels in water storage tanks.q) Staff shower bathroomr) air conditioning units in all bedrooms, music lounge and main lounge


  • Finished Basement
  • Fireplace(s)
  • Game Room
  • Guest House
  • Library
  • Office
  • Pool
  • Security System
  • Gardens
  • Hardwood Flooring
  • Intercom System
  • Terrace / Outdoor Space
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Panoramic Views
  • Wraparound Terrace
  • Secure Parking
  • 3 Car Garage
  • Hill / Mountain View
  • View
  • Mountain View
  • Scenic View

This Hout Bay Estate is for Sale and has 5 bedrooms, 5 full baths. This Estate is listed on the Christie's International Real Estate website.
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