14 Dec 2012
The dual storey home, which occupies much of the 1 082 square metre site has five façades, each with either extensive glazing or spacious balconies.
Its roof is covered in expensive terracotta tiling which protrudes beyond the building line to give extra shade protection.
Internally the home has 600 square metres of floor area which is covered either in large porcelain tiles or Italian short cut frieze carpeting.
Peter Southey, franchisee for Rawson Properties Knysna says Knysna residential property now appears to be on a strong recovery path with 20 ‘significant’ sales so far this year, more than double the number of large homes sold in 2011.
This is not surprising as Knysna, like many other areas in the Garden Route, is becoming a hot spot on the tourist map, he says.
Knysna recently made it onto Conde Nast Travellers’ Top 5 African cities list, coming in at a close second to Cape Town.
The auction will take place on site at 12pm.
On 20 December, Rawson Auctions will auction a Cape cottage style home at McGregor, the Overberg town which is just two hours’ drive from Cape Town.
The auction will take place at 12pm at 126 Main Road, Diep River and the reserve price has been set at R1 million.
Tanya Jovanovski, Western Cape franchisee for Rawson Auctions says this house conforms to the classic Cape cottage style in every way – with gables, white plastered walls and wooden shutters – it is, in fact, a totally modern house, built only a few years ago to very high standards and with state-of-the-art materials.
It is not subject to the damp and decay that have plagued some of the mud brick homes in this attractive historic village.
The house is situated at the northern end of the village, some 22km from Robertson.
It has two ground floor en suite bedrooms, as well as two attic bedrooms.
The home is within 15 minutes' driving distance of Robertson and within walking distance of the start of the Boesmanskloof trail, which links McGregor to Greyton.
Coming up for auction on 16 January 2013 is the largest residential and commercial complex in the small Western Cape town of Stanford, which is located 130 km from Cape Town.
Many of the buildings in the area front onto the Klein River, which runs into the Hermanus Lagoon and the town centre has a charming, genuinely rural atmosphere.
The complex for sale consisted of two buildings at one stage, which were converted and consolidated into one complex with 906 square metres of floor area.
The buildings have both commercial and residential premises and included in the offering are two large retail showrooms, six offices, a store room, a double garage and six toilets.
Jovanovski says the reserve has been set at R2 million and the sale will take place at 12pm at Rawson Auctions' offices located on 126 Main Road, Diep River in Cape Town.
It currently commands a monthly rental of R11 700.
For those seeking a quiet life, an 850 metre unspoilt seafront property is up for grabs through tender.
Situated between the coastal towns of Still Bay and Jongensfontein, the 138 hectare property boasts 850 metres of coastal frontage onto the warm Indian Ocean, beautiful coastal thicket and fynbos with several small game.
It is zoned, Agriculture with a ±600 square metre manor house graded as a 4 star Bed & Breakfast.
The ground level offers a spacious entrance hall with dining room and lounge, covered garden braai area, kitchen with yellowwood cupboards and granite surfaces, separate scullery, pantry, laundry and two en suite bedrooms.
The top level has a spacious main bedroom with magnificent views, a walk-in cupboard, double bathroom and it has three garages with automatic doors.
Coastal properties remain a highly sought-after commodity worldwide, and locations with unimpeded views such as this one can achieve a significant increase in value, according to BKB Properties.
Tender documents are available from BKB Properties offices located on 294 Main Street in Paarl in the Western Cape on 30 January 2013 at 12pm.
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