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6 charming winter getaway homes for under R1m

30 Apr 2017

Do you want to cuddle up in front of the fireplace in one of South Africa’s picturesque ‘winter-wonderful’ towns?

Take a peek at these charming homes on the market for under R1 million, where you can savour the winter in comfort…

1. A charmed life in Dullstroom for R890 000

Situated on a large stand with views towards the Dullstroom Dam and Suikerboschkop Nature Reserve, this quaint double-storey home offers two bedrooms and bathrooms

The home has timber ceilings with exposed beams, as well as a stone open-plan lounge, dining area and kitchen, with a stone fireplace in the lounge.

To view this Dullstroom home on the market for R890 000, click here.

2. Fairy tale living in Himeville for R895 000

Surrounded by established trees and scenic views, this three bedroom, two bathroom home in Himeville, in the Southern Drakensberg, needs a little bit of TLC.

The home’s spacious dining room leads to the farm-style kitchen with an entrance via the mud room from the enclosed courtyard. You can also snuggle up in front of the fireplace in the lounge.

To view this Himesville home on the market for R895 000, click here.

3. The quiet life in Marquard for R680 000

Offering five bedrooms and bathrooms, this recently renovated home is situated in Marquard, which is only about 144km from the ever-popular Clarens - another famous winter destination.

You can enjoy a book in one of the home’s bay windows, or relax in front of the fireplace soaking up the tranquility.

To view this Marquard home on the market for R680 000, click here.

4. Picturesque living in Stellenbosch for R995 000

If you would like to complement your winter getaway with wine tasting and fine dining, this three bedroom, one-and-a-half bathroom home in Stellenbosch is the one for you.

You can spend chilly evenings in front of the fireplace, and soak up the views and sun from the large verandah during the day.

To view this Stellenbosch home on the market for R995 000, click here.

5. Cosy cottage in Rhodes for R975 000

Situated just over 60km from the Tiffindell Ski Resort, Rhodes is ideal for winter sports enthusiasts.

Known as the ‘Rhodes Cottage’, this home is surrounded by scenic vistas and offers three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an expansive verandah wrapped around three sides and wooden floors.

To view this Rhodes home on the market for R975 000, click here.

6. Peace and tranquility in Dullstroom for R650 000

Another charming Dullstroom cottage, this home is situated on a 1 360sqm erf surrounded by stunning scenery, and offers two bedrooms and bathrooms.

With wooden pane window frames throughout, the home has an open-plan living area with a fireplace and two double doors leading out onto a covered verandah wrapping around three sides with outside built-in braai.

To view this Dullstroom home on the market for R650 000, click here.

- Ula van Zyl

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Ula van Zyl

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