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A romantic getaway in every province

13 Feb 2015

The time for romance is now, and what better way to ignite it than to escape to some quiet, sleepy hideaway?

South Africa has much to offer in the tranquil and tucked away property market, especially if you are willing to put some work into finding your perfect romantic getaway home.

Here are our favourite romantic nooks and crannies, one in every province, in no particular order:

Game ranch retreat in North West

You can own this beautiful game farm retreat in North West for R2.35 million - click here to view.

You can own a home set on a well-tended game estate. This spacious thatched residence with a private, tranquil indigenous garden oozes character and 'bushvelt'.

Wake up to the glorious sound of birds and expect the occasional late night visit from the spotted eagle owl.

And what is more romantic than having a fireplace in your living room for the colder winter evenings? Sliding wood and glass doors lead onto a covered patio.

This home has three luxury bedrooms and the main en suite, with private views over the garden and the second two bedrooms sharing a spacious bathroom.

If you want to leave the house, a short walk up the cobbled road takes you to the Lakeland entertainment area. Magnificent gardens are complemented by the grand swimming pool and well cared for tennis courts.

Lakeland has a full complement of staff on site to manage the estate from environmental and game management to security, boating and housekeeping, meaning this is the perfect lock-up and go getaway for city dwellers.

You can own this game farm retreat for R2.35 million - click here to view.

Rustic and romantic in Mpumalanga

You can own this romantic hideaway in Mpumalanga for R1.14 million - click here to view.

Set against lush green lawns, this home looks like something out of a fairytale. Undeniably quaint, this stone house offers two bedrooms and a country-style garden.

As a romantic bonus, the main bedroom has a fireplace and a balcony, adding to the country-style character and soothing atmosphere.

Spacious living areas with great natural light look out onto the garden, while the kitchen is well laid out and has a separate scullery.

The property is located in the old tranquil part of town, but is within walking distance from all amenities.

You can own this romantic hideaway for R1.14 million - click here to view.

Norhtern Cape hideaway

Own this unique and quirky hideaway in the Northern Cape for R537 000 - click here to view.

If you are looking for something else for your romantic hideaway, look no further.

This quaint home in Hanover is something else; quirky and classic. Set in the expansive Karoo, this home oozes Old World charm.

It has three large bedrooms, a compact garden and overlooks the beautiful Hanover church square.

You can escape to this small town with your loved one and leave all your worries behind.

Own this unique and quirky hideaway for R537 000 - click here to view.

Breathtaking views in the Free State

These scenic views in the Free State can belong to you for R2.4 million - click here to view.

Located in Clarens, which is probably one of the most romantic towns in South Africa, this three bedroom home boasts tranquil views of the distant Maluti Mountains.

Tucked away behind an abundance of shrubbery and roses, you will forget about the outside world as soon as you enter this home.

The spacious kitchen has modern finishes and there is a north-facing covered veranda off the living and dining area, adding charm and character.

Best of all, it is a stone’s throw from most galleries, pubs and restaurants.

These scenic view can belong to you for R2.4 million - click here to view.

Coastal gem in Western Cape

You can own this coastal gem in the Western Cape for R849 000 - click here to view.

This romantic fisherman-style home in Britannia Bay on the West Coast is the chicken soup of the soul of romantic getaways.

This three bedroom two bathroom home oozes serenity, but is only 900m from the prime 4.5km stretch of uninterrupted beach, with direct walkway access.

It is also adjacent to the prestigious Shelley Point, which offers a splendid golf course and a Colonial Country Club, spa and wellness centre.

Why not give yourself over to the peace and relaxation that you and your loved one will experience here?

You can own this coastal gem for R849 000 - click here to view.

Picturesque farm in Gauteng

You can own this picturesque farm in Gauteng for R2.5 million - click here to view.

This farm in Magaliesberg boasts picturesque views of valley, and is full of little surprises.

The main house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. You can cuddle in front of the fireplace in the television room, dining room and lounge. The patio also has a built-in fireplace for romantic evenings outside.

You can take leisurely strolls through the lush gardens and past dams, as well as through your very own olive trees and fruit orchids. There are also three swimming pools to choose from.

The property has a self-catering cottage with two large en suite bedrooms and open plan kitchen and living areas with fireplace for when you decide to bring guests along.

You can own this picturesque farm for R2.5 million - click here to view.

Wildlife getaway in Limpopo

You can own this wildlife getaway in Limopo for R1.375 million - click here to view.

Situated in a quiet part of the secure Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate, is this beautiful thatched home consisting of three bedrooms and three bathrooms.

Secreted away behind the greenery, you and your loved one can lose yourselves in this hideaway. 

The beautiful woodwork makes this home something special.

The kitchen and lounge is open plan, and the home has immaculate finishes.

Enjoy the beautiful mountain views from your viewing deck, with a glass of wine.

You can own this wildlife getaway for R1.375 - click here to view.

Designer cottage in Eastern Cape

This Eastern Cape designer cottage can be yours for R2.73 million - click here to view.

Clean and simple, yet stylish and sophisticated, this beautiful cottage in Grahamstown is the perfect romantic nest for any couple.

It has been beautifully renovated and is easy to maintain, making it the ideal lock-up and go getaway home.

The home has two double bedrooms, main en suite, and an open plan kitchen and lounge.

It's absolutely private and secure in one of the most desirable areas in Grahamstown.

With plenty of outdoor entertaining space, a large sparkling swimming pool, outside shower and lush gardens, you will never want to leave.

This designer cottage can be yours for R2.73 million - click here to view.   

Coastal apartment in KwaZulu-Natal

You can share these uninterrupted views in KwaZulu-Natal with your loved one for R1.58 million - click here to view.

Enjoy uninterrupted sea views from this neat, modern apartment situated in the heart of Brighton Beach.

The breaker views are magical and you won't find a better place to view spectacular sun and moon rises. And all this from the comfort of your own patio while enjoying a glass of wine. What is more romantic than that?

The unit has three bedrooms, a fully fitted kitchen and patio. You can also go for a swim in the complex’s pool, while taking in the expansive ocean views.

What more could you want in a coastal lock-up and go romantic hideaway?

You can share these uninterrupted views with your loved one for R1.58 million - click here to view.

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