First time on the market! This home is unrivalled in character, charm and has been lovingly cared for over the last 30 years, each fixture and fitting has been thoughtfully selected with heaps of artistic flair. With an impeccably maintained thatched roof, meandering pathways and an elephant fountain" over the fishponds make this home a wonderful family retreat. Offering double-volume ceilings throughout with easy flow to open-plan reception areas and indoor/outdoor living. The dining room and lounge are both of great proportion with slate stone floors and a feature fireplace boasting a 100 year old mantelpiece. There is an inviting entertainment room with built-in bar, shelves and under-counter fridge, opening onto a breathtaking outdoor patio with overhead awnings covered with grapevines to offer shade for the long summer days. The magical pool area is complete with sea views, manicured lawn, and indigenous plants. There are a choice of chill areas including the stone benches around the fire pit, or under the large covered patio with a super-sized built-in -braai, or how about the secret hideaway situated at the top of the garden?. This incredible home offers a very versatile upstairs area, where up to 4 suitably large bedrooms can easily be created, there is a bathroom on this level complete with a shower and loo. As it stands the space is perfect for a second lounge, and reading room or study as it is currently been used. Downstairs you will find the grand entrance hall, and a separate guest loo, the main bedroom with gleaming wooden floors and BICs and a full modern, family bathroom. The well- fitted kitchen is made up of a fine combination of gleaming solid Oregon and Canadian Pine, a freestanding 90m2 oven and is plumbed for dishwasher and washing machine. There is a triple, extra large tandem garage with high ceilings and plenty of workshop space, plus ample off-street parking. What a gem this is!