Daily Dream Home: Buitenzorg

Luxury Travel By Brian Norton |

Buitenzorg is a gracious Cape Dutch estate situated among vineyards in Upper Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa.

The manor house welcomes you into a spacious entrance hall leading to gracious reception areas featuring dark stained wooden floors, high ceilings, chandeliers, tall French doors and sash windows framed with shutters.

The gourmet, country eat-in kitchen and the stylish lounge plus a  separate gentleman’s study opens effortlessly onto deep covered patio with wrap-around pergolas overlooking a picturesque rose garden.

The estate has five stylish and luxurious bedrooms including classical bathrooms.

The upstairs study opens onto a terrace overlooking breath-taking views of the surrounding vineyards and mountain vistas.

The estate showcases established gardens, a spa like pool, floodlight tennis court, stables for 5 horses, an arena and paddocks with direct access to the neighboring world-renowned Groot Constantia wine farm.

Additional accommodation includes a beautiful two-bedroom cottage plus a separate one-bedroom cottage ideal for guests.

This estate is listed for 65 million Rand ($5.58 million) with Jawitz Properties Ltd. and is showcased by Luxury Portfolio.

Deidre Woollard

Deidre Woollard served as the lead editor on Luxist.com for six years writing about real estate, auctions, jewelry and luxury goods. Her love for luxury real estate led her to work at realtor.com and two of the top real estate brokerages in Los Angeles. She is the co-founder of Lion & Orb, a real estate PR firm, and blogs at MFAnotMBA.com.

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