One of the world most beautiful homes.

Going on Auction 9 May 2018 at 12 noon

Reserve Price: R65 million (10% commission plus VAT over and above bid amount)

Magnificent home and living work of art Located in the exclusive Constantia Nek area of Hout Bay, this iconic home has been inspired by the very essence of (and the mystery of) Africa. Beautifully crafted from a fusion of natural stone, hand-selected woods, glass and tranquil streams, this totally unique property has evolved from decades of careful and creative construction.

To fully appreciate the stunning views, and the magic of Blackwood Manor, this trophy property must be viewed.

"It is without a doubt one of the most remarkable houses in the world." Karen Roos of Babylonstoren calls it her favourite house in South Africa.

Rose Eedes Properties working together with Rawson Auctions.

Rawson Auctions (Southern Region) are obligated by law to market the property at the Reserve Price as listed herein. A "Reserve Price" is the minimum Rand amount the Seller is compelled to accept as the winning bid, and is not necessarily the property's market value, nor the amount the property is likely to be sold for on the day of the auction.

Property information
- Erf 5590 & 8958 Hout Bay, City of Cape Town,
Western Cape
- Property Type: Double residential
- Property Address: 6 Blackwood Drive, Constantia Nek,
Hout Bay
- Property size: 2 995m2
- Total built area: 1 560m2
- Total decking: 432m2
- Title Deed number: T35185/1998
- Rates & Taxes: R 3 279.37 per month
- Seller is not registered for VAT - transfer duty payable
- Property is held in a Trust (IT8297/95)

Main House
Open Plan Lounge/ Dining Room/ Kitchen

- Hand-carved white sandstone walls with
double-volume, beamed ceiling.
- Custom-made steel front doors (by Conrad Hicks) lead
into the spacious lounge
- Yellowwood floor, custom made ash windows,
yellowwood sills
- Vast fireplace with custom-made wrought-iron grate
& stainless steel chimney
- 2,500 litre tropical fish tank room divider

Dining Room
- Sliding windows and doors open onto Koi ponds
and majestic views
- Dining Room has a 16-seater Pierre Cronje dining table
- Oak sills
- 3 built-in oak cupboards, granite, curly cherry
floor, underfloor heating
- Furniture is not included in sale but purchase can
be discussed with owner
Dining Room Deck & Braai Area
- Main dining deck - travertine floor, storage cupboards
for cushions
- Private deck - jotaba decking

- Yellowwood & mahogany counters, Gagenau equipment
(fridge, fryer, grill, stove, oven, microwave, steamer),
dishwasher, 3 sinks, underfloor heating
- Pantry

Kitchen Courtyard
- Antique terracotta tiles, glass roof
Food Store & Cold Rooms
- Food store - chest freezer, barrel vault stone ceiling
- Food cold room - stainless steel shelving
- Drinks cold room - stainless steel shelving
TV Room / Study
- Built-in desks, yellowwood floor
- Deck - balau decking
Lookout Deck
- Balau decking with 360 degree view
Main Bedroom Suite
- Bedroom - maple floor
- Dressing room - 9 built-in cupboards, dressing table
- En-suite bathroom - bath, twin giant clam-shell
basins toilet, heated towel rails
- Main bedroom leads onto private deck with
garden - beautiful outdoor shower
- Deck - balau decking

Upstairs Bedroom Suite
- En-suite interior bathroom - private lounge, BIC, desk
- Leads onto private balcony - exterior bathroom
(bath, shower) - balau decking
- Lookout deck - balau decking, thatch roof
- Side balcony - balau decking

Bedroom Suite Three
- Bedroom - built-in shelving and cupboards
- En-suite bathroom - shower, hand-basin, toilet,
bidet, heated towel rail, shaver plug, underfloor heating
- Private deck - jabata decking

Bedroom Suite Four
- Bedroom - built-in shelving and cupboards
- En-suite bathroom - shower, hand-basin, toilet,
bidet, heated towel rail, shaver plug, underfloor heating
- Private deck - jabata decking

Bedroom Suite Five
- Bedroom - built-in shelving, cupboards, desk
- En-suite bathroom - mosaic floor & walls,
stained glass windows, bath, shower, toilet, bidet,
twin hand-basins, heated towel rails, underfloor heating
- Private garden
Upstairs Guest Bathroom
- Hand-basin, toilet, bidet
Wine Cellar
- 6 underwater Koi pond windows, travertine floor,
16 seater Pierre Cronje dining table, rack space for
1,800 wine bottles, barrel vault white stone
ceilings, underfloor heating

Downstairs Guest Bathroom
- Underwater Koi pond window, toilet, hand-basin,
mosaic floor, walls & ceilings

TV / Entertainment Room
- 4 underwater Koi pond windows surround the games room
- Spacious room leads out onto pool area
- Built-in desk, oak floor
- Gym - custom stainless-steel sliding door & windows,
oak floor
- Steam room
- Sauna - underwater Koi pond window
- Bathroom - shower, toilet, basin
Library / Lounge / Study (Lower Level)
- Currently under construction
Lower Garden Entertainment Area
- Currently under construction

Lower Garden Courtyard
- Currently under construction

Upper Garage
- Parking for 2 vehicles, work bench,
extensive shelving, storage

Lower Garage
- Underground garage - parking for 12 vehicles,
extensive shelving, storage
- Workshop - 3 work benches, extensive shelving
- Pump room
- Bathroom - toilet, hand-basin, stained glass windows

- 3 x washers, 2 x dryers, twin sink, ample storage
- Drying courtyard - balau decking

- Front wall - constructed from 680 tones of hand
carved Table Mountain sandstone, 100m long,
70cm thick, up to 5m high, CCTV cameras,
intercoms on all gates
- Upper vehicle gate - barrel vault stone arch,
custom made gate
- Upper guest gate - barrel vault stone arch,
imported Indian gate
- Lower guest gate - parking for 3 cars, barrel vault
stone arch, custom made gate
- Lower vehicle gate - barrel vault stone arch, custom
made gate

Top Koi Pond
- 15 underwater windows, cascade, waterfall
- Filtration - 2 skimmer boxes, flush chamber, 3 pumps,
4 vortex filters, 2 sand filters, 2 bio-filters, 2 UV filters

Middle Koi Pond
- 4 underwater windows into top Koi pond - cascade
under staircase

Bottom Koi Pond
- 1 underwater pond window, cascade, waterfall
- Filtration - 2 skimmer boxes, flush chamber,
Intelliflo pump, 2 vortex filters, 2 sand filters, 2 bio-filters,
2 UV filter

Swimming Pool
- Large L-shaped pool
- Water slide with zip-line
- Safe baby pool - 70cm deep
- Filtration - 4 pumps, 3 sand filters
- Pool deck - balau decking
- Tiled deck - travertine tiles

- 2,500L seating for 9 people, 58 jets

Garden Includes
- 80 large trees, tropical rainforest
- Garden entertainment - mosaic outdoor dining
table pergola
- Level lawn area
- Water supply - borehole & mains - 10,000 litre
water holding tank

Parking / Includes A Hard Surfaced Recreation Area
- Reception area
- Firewood storage - 2 barrel vaults
- Garden equipment storage

- Panic buttons with armed response, Watchcon,
4 security cameras, CCTV / Intercom
- Fire protection - 5 fire hoses


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