South Africa’s luxury housing dealers say the market is booming despite the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.
Real estate agents say the need to work from home and have better security are some of the drivers; while affordable housing for the poor sadly remains a challenge. Linda Givetash reports from Johannesburg.
One of the most profitable sectors that South Africa takes pride in is The real estate industry.
The rampant growth of the industry is a testament to the dime that one can make by investing in the venture. The price of the most expensive houses in South Africa highlights how true this statement is.
How much are you willing to pay when it comes to purchasing a house? Would you buy a mansion worth a hundred million Rands if you had it ? If you are willing to do so, and you want to leave in the most affluent Residential Areas in South Africa, the details of the most expensive houses in South Africa will help you evaluate whether the mansions will give you a run for your money. And here are the list
1. Clifton, Cape Town (R189 000 000)
Clifton is an affluent suburb of Cape Town, South Africa.
It is an upscale oceanfront area beneath Lion’s Head peak known for its 4 white sand beaches, each with a distinctive crowd and vibe.
Clifton has numerous luxurious properties, take for instance, This stunning property was designed by world-famous architects Stefan Antoni and interior designers Cecile Boyd and is perfectly placed in one of the most sought after wind free sites on Clifton’s world famed platinum mile.
2) Sandton, Gauteng (R185 000 000)
Sandton is a wealthy area in the Gauteng Province, South Africa and forms part of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.
The name of the town came from the combination of two of its suburbs, Sandown and Bryanston
This property is Located in the heart of Gauteng, this property boasts spacious reception areas and a lavish kitchen – perfect for entertaining. The house comprises 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and is finished with beautiful oak flooring
3. Fresnaye, Cape Town (R180 000 000)
Fresnaye is one of Cape Town’s most affluent suburbs, situated between Signal Hill and Sea Point, a few kilometers to the west of Cape Town’s Central Business District.
This is the largest residential erf in Fresnaye, on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard, that is for sale.
The house is located at the head of a steep and exclusive cul-de-sac. This erf size, at little over 2,400 square meters and resembling a Jewel, is quite rare in this sea-facing position. Included are 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and unbelievable views.
4. Constantia, Cape Town (R143 000 000)
Constantia is a rich suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, situated about 15 kilometers south of the Centre of Cape Town
The absolute of comfort, quality, and the very finest architectural design, all situated in a beautifully landscaped garden, this stunning home on 3.5 acres is the epitome of comfort, quality, and the very best architectural design. With this property, you get 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and endless view
5.Camps Bay, Cape Town (R124 000 000)
Camps Bay is a prosperous suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, and the small bay on the west coast of the Cape Peninsula after which it is named.
In summer it attracts many South African and foreign visitors.
Upmarket Camps Bay draws crowds to its namesake beach, known for its fine white sand, natural rock swimming pool and views of the Twelve Apostles mountains. Behind the beach
This Camps Bay home includes six en-suite bedrooms and a double-volume formal living room with a balustraded balcony overlooking the pool. With a BBQ, a jacuzzi, and a large infinity pool, the outdoor space is ideal for entertaining. Clinical stainless-steel work surfaces, top-of-the-line Siemens appliances, and rosewood cabinets in the kitchen. This is known to be one of the largest homes in Camps Bay.
6.Constantia, Cape Town (R100 000 000)
This architectural phenomenon exemplifies all you have come to expect from the uncompromising quality and high-end finishing.
The marvelous views over the huge Constantia Valley and False Bay are embraced by wall to floor glass windows and seamless glass doors, giving this gem of a home a bright and open atmosphere.
7.Bantry Bay, Cape Town (R92 000 000)
This 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom masterpiece is secluded amongst a forest of blue gum trees on the slopes of the Famous Lion’s Head. Two guest rooms (one suite) with a pajama lounge are located on the deluxe bedroom floors. The master bedroom and another guest suite are located on the second level. Both rooms offer suite bathrooms, dressing facilities, and a shared wraparound balcony with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean
8. Franshoek, Cape Town (R90 000 000)
Franschhoek is a town in South Africa’s Western Cape with centuries-old vineyards and Cape Dutch architecture. Trails wind through flowers and wildlife at Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve to views over Franschhoek Valle
Two spectacular villas, built in the French Provencal style and positioned to reach their apex of unique privacy, border either side of the property.
The valley opens out to views of the Simonsberg and Jonkershoek mountains. These homes’ floorplans are built for entertaining on a grand scale or on a smaller size, with multiple dining and patio rooms generating a good indoor-outdoor
9. Franshoek, Cape Town (R90 000 000)
This magnificent home is set on 2 hectares of very private rural countryside in the foothills of the Franschhoek mountains, about 2 kilometers from Franschhoek’s Main Street. The main villa is 1500 square meters in size, with a variety of large rooms on the ground floor for formal or informal entertaining
10. Franshoek, Cape Town (R89 000 000)
This mind-blowing estate is situated in a lovely rural setting on the outskirts of Franschhoek village, elevated with breathtaking views, making it a highly desired location.
The grounds of the 5.2-hectare (13-acre) property are breathtaking, with everything from towering Dylan Lewis sculptures to casual recreational areas and maintained formal gardens framed by wild grasses.