Beautifully renovated Farm-House in Plumstead, CPT

Beautifully renovated Farm-House in Plumstead, CPT


Jun 2021

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
2 Bathrooms

About our home

Exquisitely restored and maintained family farmhouse on 1 000 sqm in brilliantly central location in Cape Town.

Located in Plumstead with easy access to schools and shopping conveniences, and centrally located ideal for day trips to all CPT attractions. This gorgeous 110-year-old beautifully restored and renovated farmhouse has been lovingly cared for by the owners who are looking for similar home swaps around the world.

The main house boasts gorgeous Oregon pine floors and high ceilings and has 3 Victorian fireplaces, 4 bedrooms (main en-suite), an enormous entertaining room and a beautiful family bathroom with Victorian bath and shower. The open plan dining room and kitchen enjoys its own fireplace with two sets of double doors which open on to the veranda and into a secluded courtyard which, in summer, is covered by a vine now over a 100 years old.

The windows and doors are fitted with slide-away / opening shutters or clear burglar bars providing superb security. An alarm system with external beams is fitted. The house is equipped with a high-speed fibre line and is on a “pay-as-you-go” electricity system. All internal lighting is dimmable.

The main house is wrapped on two sides by a balcony, complete with a private daybed, and a stunning mature garden which is beautiful in every corner. A large lawn fills the front area of the property, with two private gardens on the side and back of the house. There is an outdoor storage shed and a wood storage system which holds enough wood for any winter.

An automated sliding gate opens to a 5 car (single file) paved parking area, tucked alongside the standalone 2-bedroom (main en-suite) cottage, which has its own entrances. The cottage boasts an open-plan living room and kitchen area with downlighting. The cottage has a separate “pay-as-you-go” electricity system.

The property features a 20 700L filtered rainwater harvesting system which is attached to the main house hot water system and attaches to the exterior stand-alone laundry to which a washing machine can be connected. Washing of all kinds with purified rainwater!

The beautiful, well established garden is watered by a 6-station automated irrigation system.

A unique, rare find in the area which offers family living and entertaining of the highest farm-house quality.


More about us

  1. We are a couple, married for 18 years, with two children aged 8 and 6.

  2. Both Daniel and Megan own their own companies and “work from home”. It is a dream to live (and work remotely) in Ireland, Scotland or England for a period of 6 - 8 months in either 2024 or 2025 or a period that crosses over those two years.

  3. Our home in Cape Town (which can sleep 6 very comfortably), is the perfect central location to all the incredible experiences Cape Town has to offer. A perfect base for day trips, weekend outings or long lazy afternoons around the outside fireplace in the leafy courtyard.

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