A gracious grande Dame with a generous spirit Where History meets trends
This stylish spacious Cape Dutch architecture estate, the manor house with several outbuildings,
lies in a secluded tranquil green valley embraced by the majestic Langeberg mountain range walking distance from the historical centre part of Swellendam.
The manor house itself is extraordinary - a perfectly preserved masterpiece built in 1801 - and is one of the oldest buildings & landmarks in town. It is declared as a South African national monument and restored to the highest perfection, the manor house still has its orginal floors & ceilings and the famous tick white washed walls.
Main courtyards are surrounded by indigenous trees & old oaks, with lush gardens.
The buildings severe architecture was the starting point for the interior which is characterised by a sober uncluttered bold frame. It can be described as modern colonial chic with contemporary edge & french flair.
It is paying homage to an era of timeless elegance in architecture and the estate resonates with its owners honest approach to life and design.
It transports you somewehere else in time and emotion
A soulful & restful place