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5 spectacular SA bushveld homes to drool over

24 Jun 2016

When it comes to nature and wildlife, South Africa has much to offer those who want to live on the 'wilder side' of life.

If you prefer to be surrounded by natural beauty with game on your doorstep, the bushveld is the place for you.

Even if you’re not a natural-born bundu basher, there are plenty of beautiful and luxurious bushveld homes that are sure to 'make you swoon'.

Take a peek at these six spectacular bush properties for sale…

1. Bushveld living in Hoedspruit for R7.38 million

To view this exquisite wildlife home on sale for R7.38 million, click here.

This brand new four bedroom en suite bushveld home in Raptor’s View Wildlife Estate in Hoedspruit is situated on the banks of the river.

The home is surrounded by large trees and from its elevated position it enjoys endless bushveld vistas.

The expansive outside living and entertainment area is perfect for soaking up the calm and quiet, or hosting friends and family.

During cool nights you can huddle cosily together in the fire pit and braai area, equipped with an electric rotisserie.

When the warmer season comes around, relax in the pool, or enjoy the air-conditioning installed in all the bedrooms and living areas.

The home boasts high-end finishes throughout, allowing you to live the 'bushveld lifestyle' in luxury.

To view this exquisite wildlife home on sale for R7.38 million, click here.

2. Modern extravagance in Bela Bela for R3.65 million

You can experience this modern bushveld bliss for R3.65 million - click here to view.

This five bedroom, four bathroom bushveld beauty is situated in Elements Private Golf Reserve in Bela Bela, oozing class and sophistication.

From the exposed wooden ceiling beams and natural stone palette to the wood elements, you can see that only the best quality finishes were used, which is what makes this home so remarkable.

Covering 515sqm, this designer house is situated on the 15th hole, and offers direct access to the golf course.

The spacious flow of the home opens towards the large veranda, which leads to the outside entertainment area and swimming pool.

Added bushveld perks include a cosy fire pit and outside open shower.

The property includes an outside joint flatlet.

You can experience this modern bushveld bliss for R3.65 million - click here to view.

3. 5-star wildlife living in Phalaborwa for R8.8 million

To view this piece of bushveld bliss on sale for R8.8 million, click here.

This well-appointed three bedroom en suite riverfront home in Phalaborwa is designed to offer luxury living in the bush.

Situated in the Grietje Private Nature Reserve, a Big 5 reserve, you can spot game from your entertainment deck, and enjoy being serenaded by the hippos and various bird species.

And your game viewing doesn’t have to end when the sun sets - the home is equipped with floodlights to ensure you never miss a beat.

All the bedrooms have patio decks and are equipped with air-conditioning for those warmer bushveld days.

Outside you can enjoy sundowners on the entertainment deck, or cool off in the plunge pool or rim-flow pool.

The property boasts expansive views, and includes staff quarters and a borehole.

To view this piece of bushveld bliss on sale for R8.8 million, click here.

4. African inspiration in Bela Bela for R7.5 million

If you are a wildlife lover, this R7.5 million retreat is the one for you - click here to view.

Decorated with a distinct African flavour, this spacious four bedroom, six bathroom architectural three-level thatch-roofed home is situated in Mabalingwe Nature Reserve in Bela Bela.

Set in the Waterberg Mountains, the estate boasts rolling hills, spectacular scenery and dams. Prolific birdlife and 36 species of wildlife - including the Big 5 - can be found.

The home was specifically designed to create two separate two bedroom full en suite wings, and each room has its own view of the bushveld.

Spacious and welcoming with double-volume ceilings and expansive windows that create a flow of natural light throughout, this home is perfect for entertaining friends and family - or just escaping by yourself.

You can wind down the day on the entertainment patio with a magnificent 180-degree views, jacuzzi, boma or pool area, and bask in the starry night sky.

You can also watch the wildlife drinking at your own private drinking pit from all three levels of the home.

If you are a wildlife lover, this R7.5 million retreat is the one for you - click here to view.

5. Stylish sanctuary in Hoedspruit for R4.3 million

Do you want to escape to this special sanctuary? It can be yours for R4.3 million - click here to view.

Situated in Moditlo Nature Reserve, a Big 4 reserve in Hoedspruit, this beautiful four bedroom en suite thatched home will become your own private sanctuary, nestled n trees and surrounded by natural beauty.

The estate features two rivers, mountain views and various species of game and birds.

Offering style, space and privacy, all of the bedrooms have a private balcony, and walk out onto a well-manicured internal garden.

The spectacular outside undercover entertainment area is the link between the café-style kitchen with its separate scullery and the open-plan lounge.

You can soak up the peace from any of the home’s various entertainment areas, which include an observation deck with breathtaking mountain views, open-air boma, undercover outside lounge area and internal dining room.

Do you want to escape to this special sanctuary? It can be yours for R4.3 million - click here to view.

- Ula van Zyl

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Ula van Zyl

Ula van Zyl

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