Ever wondered what an R100 million property looks like?
There is no denying Cape Town and Joburg are the economic hubs of South Africa, and each year, more people move there in the hopes of finding a place to call home. If you had the cash, would you fork out R100 million for a home? Here’s a look at what it will get you. […]
There is no denying Cape Town and Joburg are the economic hubs of South Africa, and each year, more people move there in the hopes of finding a place to call home.
If you had the cash, would you fork out R100 million for a home?
Here’s a look at what it will get you.
THIS IS WHAT KIND OF PROPERTY YOU CAN BUY FOR A R100 MILLION
These properties are as luxurious and grand as they come. Will you pay R100 million to live here?
LUXURY LIVING IN BISHOPSCOURT MANSION
Looking for “unsurpassed luxury”? According to Pam Golding Properties, this Bishopscourt home might be just what you want. From the impressive front door to the garden and sun-drenched enclosed patio with Table Mountain as a backdrop, this house effortlessly combines luxury and comfort.
The bedrooms are uber luxurious with en suite bathrooms, and the master bedroom boasts a walk-in closet. Upstairs, a pajama lounge provides a laidback space for quality family time. There is even a kitchenette for refreshments. The top floor overlooks a crystal blue 21m swimming pool and garden.
Security is key, and an electric security shutter closes off the top floor from the ground floor. Additional features include:
- The glass-enclosed, temperature-regulated wine cellar.
- A plush home theatre.
- An impressive library/study with ceiling-high bookshelves and breathtaking views.
The beautiful yet functional home can operate almost entirely off the grid, and the property features two boreholes, a water treatment plant, and a manual water manifold. Two solar panel sections and a LiPo battery bank provide standby power as needed.
For the winter months, the house boasts underfloor heating, and even the pool is heated by a Herz 60kW wood pellet boiler. Apart from the main house, a guest flatlet can also be used as staff accommodation.
A TWO HECTARE SMALLHOLDING IN FRANSCHHOEK
Want something bigger? This two-hectare smallholding in Franschhoek Rural has luscious gardens with more than 500 roses, vineyards, olive groves, and even dams with Koi.
The main house has six bedrooms, staff accommodation, and a luxury two-bedroom villa overlooking the vines. The property boasts three pools, a floodlit tennis court, and seven garages.
And yes, there is wine. According to Pam Golding Properties, four thousand bottles of wine can be produced from the grapes and olive oil, and table olives are all derived from the grove.
The views of the surrounding mountains and valleys only add to the gorgeous property, making it the perfect country escape.
RATES AND TAXES IN CAPE TOWN
Need to estimate your new rates? According to the City of Cape Town’s website, the new rates estimating calculator is still available, allowing property owners to see their estimated rates from 1 July 2023.
Important to note: This is merely an estimate and not cast in stone at this stage.