Modern, entertainment friendly, open plan house on the lake

Modern, entertainment friendly, open plan house on the lake

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Noordhoek (part of the Southern Peninsula) is a relaxed and laid back community nestled at the back of Table Mountain in a valley surrounded by mountains and the sea. You will find many runners, cyclists (road and mountain) and horse riders enjoying the beautiful environment. The enticing Noordhoek farm village has exceptional restaurants, night markets and live music entertainment. Noordhoek is a 30 minute drive to the main City Centre of Cape Town where you can explore the renowned V & A Waterfront, Sea Point Promenade, bars, restaurants and nightlife and the well known beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay. Cape Town is regarded as one of the world's most beautiful cities with access to stunning beaches, world-renowned wine farms, excellent restaurants, bars and entertainment, walks, runs and biking, all within an hour of our home.

We live in a gated eco-security estate (Lake Michelle). We love to leave all the front doors and windows wide open, night and day, to enjoy the sounds of the water and the bird-life. Our house is at the end of a secluded close and right on the waters edge. As we are the last house on a promontory, the home is very private and feels like you are on your own island, complete with 2 established palm trees. Access the fresh water lake from our private jetty - swim, fish, and kayak and enjoy the spectacular view of Chapman's peak while fish jump out of the water in front of you and birds/ducks fly or swim across the lake.

The house itself is modern and open plan, with large, sun-protected, glass stacking doors in the living, dining room and main bedroom areas to maximise the feeling of being integrated with the garden and the lake. The well equipped kitchen opens onto the dining and living area to maximise the flow of integrated living. Three bedrooms, all en-suite (king main bedroom, queen 2nd room, and 2 single beds in the 3rd room) and a separate study/TV room with a leather sofa bed (queen) that is very comfortable as extra sleeping space. Guest toilet. 2 lovely covered patios - the first with an outside table (seats 10 for enjoying dining overlooking the lake) and equipped with a Weber gas barbecue and the second, a relaxed and comfortable veranda with sofas for evening cocktails overlooking the pool and lake.

Other features :

We have recently installed an integrated Bowers & Wilkens home music system that is controlled via your mobile device. The system provides for independently managed music and volume in each zone. Speakers are both internal (kitchen and dining room) and external - both of the patios have sets of twin speakers.

The TV room has been upgraded with a state of the art home theatre system incorporating Gallo acoustics audiophile grade satellite monitors, paired with a Marantz AV receiver and a Bowers & Wilkens compact sub-woofer for remarkable TV viewing. The smart TV system is paired to the internet for viewing that includes Netflix and Showmax plus all DSTV channels.

The main bedroom has an independent smart TV that is also paired to the internet with the same viewing options as the main TV room

Main bedroom has a Samsung air-conditioning system.

The well-equipped kitchen includes :

Large electric oven and gas stove plus Bosch extractor system
Nespresso coffee machine
Independent system that provides instant, filtered boiling and cold water (no kettle required)
Large kitchen fridge and freezer with ice maker and filtered cold water
Dishwasher
Cultery and crockery for at least 10 guests

2 separate Bar fridges plus second large fridge in the adjoining garage

Austrian fireplace that keeps the home warm throughout the winter months.

Fibre optic internet connection.

Solar heated swimming pool with pool recliners.

Automatic garden irrigation system to ensure that professionally landscaped garden and lawn are always green.

Washing machine and tumble dryer.

Microwave

Indian canoe and a kayak available at the house, as well as a small car (Polo Vivo).

Double garage with automated opening via remote. Space for 3 - 5 cars outside the garage

Virgin Active gym 5 minutes drive away.

We are looking to do a direct swap of our home for a ski chalet (last week of 27 Dec 2018 - Jan 2019). It will be summer in Cape Town over this period.

Features

More about us

  1. A close active family of 6 (4 young adults in their 20's)

  2. Richard works in the property business; I am a drone pilot and a videographer/photograper

  3. We love the outdoors, skiing, walking, running, cycling and of course the beach and sunny weather.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Buzzy restaurants
Foodbarn Restaurant; Cape Point Vineyard
Cool bars
Red Herring; The Toad
Cozy cafés
Cafe Roux, Red Herring, Foodbarn Tapas
Retail therapy
Sun Valley Mall; Longbeach Mall; Kalk Bay; Constantia; Cavendish Square; Canal Walk; Waterfront
Bit of culture
Cape Point; Simons Town; Cape Quarter; District 6
Walks in the park
Silvermine Nature Reserve; Chapman's Peak; Noordhoek beach; Kirstenbosch Gardens; Newlands Forest; Table mountain; Lions Head
Spot of exercise
Silvermine Nature Reserve, Virgin Active Gym, Noordhoek Beach, Chapman's Peak; Muizenberg
Day tripping
Simons Town; Kommetjie; Cape Point; Camps Bay; Waterfront; Constantia Wine Farms (and so many other wine estates; Babylonstoren; Franschhoek; Stellenbosch; West Coast; Spice Route; Hermanus (The possibilities are endless)

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