5 bedroom house for sale in Constantia

31 Strawberry Ln
5 Beds
4.5 Baths
2 Garages
Completely Off-grid Family Home In Leafy Belle Constantia!

Location, location, location.

Situated in the heart of leafy Belle Constantia, Strawberry Lane offers the perfect blend of tranquility and convenience. With the Constantiaberg Mountain, award-winning wine farms, and the Constantia Green Belt just a stone's throw away, residents can enjoy breathtaking natural beauty and outdoor activities like great walks and cycling.

Moreover, this prime location is only a twenty-minute drive from Cape Town City Centre, Atlantic Seaboard beaches, and 30-40 minutes from Simonstown.

This property boasts an expansive erf and offers a range of features:

Main Family House:

Upon entering, you'll be greeted by a double reception area with a cozy fireplace and vaulted ceiling, which serves as a dining and lounge area. The semi-open planned kitchen features gas installation, along with a scullery and TV lounge. The house comprises three bedrooms (mes), a family bathroom, and a separate loo. Additionally, there is a separate laundry room for added convenience. A Wendy house serves as an outdoor workshop, complete with a wooden bench and storage shelving. The house is equipped with a 4-zone burglar alarm system, with numerous sensors linked to Armed Response for enhanced security. Furthermore, the house benefits from solar backup, with two HWC's connected. Fibre connection is available throughout the property.

Home Office:

The 48sqm Garage has been transformed into a functional office space. In addition to the office area, there is an extra bathroom with a separate loo and a second office that can be utilized as a guest room, complete with its own bathroom and a private garden. An additional storage room provides ample space for belongings. The property offers two parking spaces inside the gate and four off-street parking spaces outside the gate.

Granny Flat:

Situated on the west side of the house is a beautifully renovated one-bedroom granny flat, featuring a full en-suite bathroom. The open-plan kitchenette is equipped with gas installation and leads into the lounge area. The flat boasts sealed fireplace, teak floors, and LED lighting throughout. Double-glazed doors and windows ensure energy efficiency and provide a tranquil ambiance. Outside, a wooden deck with shading offers a peaceful spot to relax. This granny flat has its own separate car and front door entrance, making it ideal for short-term letting or generating AIR BNB income.

Green Technology:

This family home is at the forefront of green technology, featuring a solar system (17.5KW, 3 Phases, 44 panels on the roof) that allows it to operate completely off the grid. Additionally, a water filtration system with 5-phase treatment and filters, backup tanks, and UV disinfection ensures clean and sustainable water supply.

The Garden:

The lush green garden has been thoughtfully designed using permaculture principles. It features a 100,000L eco (natural) pool with two pumps, reed beds, a waterfall, and a community of tame Koi and Tilapia in a fully sustainable system. The property benefits from an 85m borehole and a 25m well point for efficient water supply. An imported British greenhouse with power and irrigation provides the perfect environment for growing plants. A 100,000L storage tank with separate pressure pumps caters to the house and garden systems, while a fully automated irrigation system ensures hassle-free gardening. The garden also boasts bee hives, over 40 banana trees, large vegetable gardens following permaculture principles, a separate vegetable garden for the granny flat, various herbs and medicinal plants. Furthermore, a tree orchard offers an abundance of pear, apple, peach, nectarine, orange, lemon, nartjie, mandarin, Avocado pear, quince, feijoa, almond, macadamia, fig, mulberry, strawberry, raspberry, blackberry, grapes, and tamarillo trees. Notable trees on the property include the Australian tea tree, Indian Moringa tree, paper-bark acacia, Keurbooms, giant tree strelitzias (white), and many more. The garden also features an extensive succulent collection from across sub-Sahara Africa, showcasing over 50 varietals. Lastly, there is a dedicated fynbos and wild zone to further enhance the natural beauty of the garden. The property comes complete with a variety of pumps, tanks, tools, and other accessories.

This northeast-facing family home in the beautiful location of Belle Constantia is truly a sight to behold. Don't miss the opportunity to experience it in person.

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31 Strawberry Ln
Property history
Listed for sale at R8,500,000
13 Feb 2024
Price reduced by 7.1% to R7,900,000
04 Mar 2024
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Situated in the Southern Suburbs, Constantia is one of the most popular residential suburbs in Cape Town. The area offers large plots of land and generously-proportioned homes.
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