This 2-hectare smallholding would serve as a spectacular estate, guest house or boutique hotel. Only 2kms away from Franshhoek Main Road, Sandstone House has the ideal combination privacy and accessibility.
This location is popular for both film and stills productions, having been used by both local and international production companies for feature films, reality shows and catalogue shoots.
The kept garden comprises of 500 rose bushes, mature trees, and a variety of plants and indigenous vegetation. There is a lake, stream/river (which flows for 8 months of the year) and a Koi pond. The vineyard produces 4000 bottles of merlot per annum, and the 150 olive trees produce both extra virgin olive oil and table olives. There are also multiple Dylan Lewis statues in the garden.
The 1500sqm main house comprises of 6 bedrooms en-suite, each with their own balcony/patio. An entertainer’s dream with a large kitchen with a commercial cold room and fridge, 2 dining rooms, a formal and casual/tv lounge, wine cellar and conservatory – for 36 people, complete with an indoor barbeque with rotisserie and a commercial pizza oven – and a lap pool. There is a Sonos and Bose sound system throughout the house, with underfloor heating, air-conditioning, and fibre optic lights in the vaulted ceilings of the kitchen. There are 2 large storerooms and a wood store for the 5 fireplaces scattered through the house.
There is also a recently built cottage on the property which comprises of 2 en-suite bedrooms, with its own garden and a private swimming pool.
The property has a tennis court with flood lights, complete with its own ball machine. The garage fits 7 cars and there is additional parking for 8 cars in the driveway. There is a back-up generator, a borehole and extensive drainage system with computerised irrigation fed from its own pump room. There is a separate flatlet for staff/the manager of the house.