The city of Cape Town has received countless travel awards over the years and is considered one of the top destinations in the world so it’s no wonder that locals and internationals are keen to invest in the property market. It is luxury living for a fraction of the cost that you would expect to pay anywhere else in the world for the same features. Majestic mountains, stunning ocean views, national parks and a second to none wine route complimented by a melting pot of cultures with the friendliest people. What more could you legally ask for? These are some of the homes currently in the luxury property market.
1. The Pentagon
The Pentagon on Nettleton road is a five bedroom, five storey villa in Clifton (the living room is featured above) and it has become something of an institution in Cape Town. Not only because of its amazing layout and sea views but also as its the backdrop for the ultimate Cape Town summer experience and therefore the setting to many legendary villa parties. For rental availability click here.
2. OVD 919
This spectacular 2 000 sq metre property was designed by SAOTA and is named OVD 919. Its on 5 000 sq of land consisting of seven bedrooms, staff quarters, a swimming pool and 360 degrees of Bantry Bay. Its also right next door to the Table Mountain National site and was previously sold for R 290 million (USD 22.9million). To see more photos and for rental rates, click here.
Casablanca is a stunning 3100 square metre house in Camps Bay and features eight bedrooms, thirteen bathrooms, and parking for fourteen cars and a fourteen seater cinema. Netflix and chill anyone? The property also includes a twelve seater sauna a gym and a squash court. Have a closer look at this R450 million propery here.
The Enigma Mansion overlooks Camps Bay and the foothills of Table Mountain. It’s one of the more dramatic properties in Cape Town with a colourful history to match. The previously property owner is a German business man, Francis Schnetzler who’s wife Veronika Schnetzlerova is a former porn star and the house was a shrine to her past. The property boasts a manicured French meadow, an Olympic size Versace swimming pool and an Indonesian-style massage temple. See the video here.
5. Cielo Nel Capo
Cielo nel Capo situated in the leafy suburb of upper Constantia has a six bedroom, five bathroom main house, an indoor leisure pool complex, a cinema room and two separate flats with two bedrooms and two bathrooms each. It’s considered one of the continents top properties and has been featured in commercials around the globe. The propery is currently on sale for R80 million (around USD 6.3 million). Click here for sale and rental options.
Images: SAOTA, Adam Letch, Business Tech