The R300 million Camps Bay mansion, ‘Enigma,’ needs no introduction. What does require an introduction, however, is this video they’ve made, capturing every aerial angle imaginable!
We know all about Nettleton Road and the property prices in Clifton, but they are embarrassingly low, when it comes to global luxury property prices. Click through to see where the highest value property, per square meter, is in the world.
The lifestyle of the Great Gatsby is yours for the taking, in the famous ‘Enigma’ mansion, set in Camps Bay’s exclusive ‘Glen’ neighbourhood. Please enjoy this mindblowing footage..
So it seems it IS possible to pick up a mansion for less than a million bucks – if you’re fast…….
I mean, that’s what you’re going to be doing for a lot of your time. That, and traditional garden cricket (tip and run is the only option), and pool cricket. And drinking Pimms. Why? Because you’ll be wanting to spend time with your lawn, which is more lush than the average mink coat.
This stunning abode perched on the Atlantic Seaboard’s Hely Hutchinson Avenue is doing a fine impression of a top-level Constantia home. A very fine impression indeed. And you can get that very fine impression for just under 13 bar, with staff quarters.
In the market for an island? If you don’t mind ghosts, the occasional possession, a morbid back story and loads of corpses, this island just off of Venice, Italy, could be just the fixer-upper you’ve been looking for.
Franschhoek is known for its wine, and the rich folk who can afford to buy property in the coveted nook in the Cape. Sir Richard Branson is joining the Franschhoek club by buying Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard.
Situated on the waterfront in Greenwich, Connecticut , this estate is the most expensive single-family home in the US. The 20 hectare property recently sold for R 1.2 billion. Take a look inside.
A Chinese firm, Shanghai Zendai Property, plan on building the next New York right next to Jo’burg. They plan to build an R84 billion city over the next 15 years just 8km away from OR Tambo International Airport. They hope it will become the future capital of Africa.
16 and a half bar is what you’ll be putting on the table for the pleasure of a place on the Atlantic Seaboard that has as many parking spaces as it does bathrooms – and it has a lot of bathrooms. That’s not all it’s rolling with. We think the stand alone gym will be your favourite…
432 Park Avenue, due to be completed in 2015, will be yet another massive skyscraper that will dot the Manhattan skyline. The building is situated at the southern end of Central Park, an area fondly known as Billionaire’s Row. Real estate firm Douglas Elliman have released concept art of what the 92nd floor penthouse will look like.
Once serving as the honeymoon spot for Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy, the famed Beverly House in LA has hit the market for R1.4 billion. Have a look at the 2.4 hectare estate and the massive 4,645 square meter mansion here.
Sure, Bishopscourt’s stodgy reputation is probably deserved. But for almost 40 bar, you’re dealing strictly with glass, light, beechwood, and more glass.
This portable home is a far stretch from any RDP house on the market. Dubbed The Tiny-Project, it is the creation of Web designer Alek Lisefski, who wanted to live a much more simpler and sustainable life. Check out his incredible portable home here.
Beleaguered president Jacob Zuma has indicated that his R246 million homestead in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal could face listing on the real estate market in the coming months, as the president struggles to raise the millions owed to South African tax payers following the construction of a swimming pool, amphitheatre, and chicken run at his private home.
Grade-I listed Caverswall Castle, near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, is on the market for R53 million, which is the equivalent price of a a double parking garage on Nettleton Road. Bloody bargain, chaps. Here’s more, from the Telegraph: The castle was bought by property tycoon Robin MacDonald eight years ago for £1.7 million, and has now been [...]
Look, if you’re going to isolate yourself from the City Bowl behind one of the worst morning commutes in the world, you need to get a lot of bang for your buck. In that sense, this is a nuclear bomb. In fact, it’s so nice, you won’t even want to leave your pad. How many of you have considered a “braai room”? Start considering it.
Times are tough for Vijay Mallya. It’s almost a year since he shutdown his airline and had his name taken off the Forbes billionaires list. The Indian mogul’s estimated net worth has dwindled from $1.4 billion in 2012, to a mere $750 million in October last year. This bad spell has led Mallya to part ways with his R70 million Clifton pad.
Dutch architects from the company Dus, are busy building canal house in Amsterdam using a giant 3D-printer. No – they haven’t had one too many space cakes. Using a massive 3D-printer made from a converted shipping container, they are trying to change the way we construct homes in the future.
Knysna is a thoroughly underrated area. Sure, the occasional serial killer lurks on the wooded periphery, but it’s nothing you can’t handle if you avoid the local News Cafe. The very wealthy know what’s up. As the the owner of this R28 million eco-mansion in Pezula Golf Estate, you would definitely be knowing what was up.
Cape Town features some of the most expensive luxury properties in the country, but they are surprisingly affordable, compared to some of the rest of the world’s hot spots for the ultra-rich. Check this out.
Oh snap! If five garages, 20 parking spaces, six bedrooms, and servant’s quarters in a colonial style set in a tropical climate is what you’ve been looking for, please advise your personal banker to prepare R16 million for direct transfer – the staff are waiting for you in Musgrave, Durban. Here’s more, from Sotheby’s: Spacious and [...]
You don’t have to move to the KZN midlands to live on a property that makes you feel like you own land and people – there’s a charming little place with high quantities of mahogany, leather and raw linen just up the road in Clifton, for a cool R35 million.
Did you get up this morning and think, “Hell, I reckon I’m ready for my castle now.” If you did, you’re in luck. There’s one going in George for 21 bar. And it comes with underfloor heating.
If you have a spare 50 bar squirrelled away, you may want to consider picking up this sweet little eight-bedroom, treat nestled in Bantry Bay. And did we mention there’s parking for eight cars? There is. So, you know, bring your collection along.
There’s something rather special about necking a cold one from the cool comfort of a rooftop pool. Opportunities to do so are few and far between, often limited to hotel stays. Unless you own this stunning apartment in Green Point. We highly recommend buying a waterproof case for your iPhone, because you’ll be cranking out poolside panos like nobodies business.
When you buy a house in Constantia for R32 million, you expect certain things, like a minimum of six bedrooms, a private study with a stealthy exit to the garden for garden whiskey drinking, and separate quarters for the live-in staff. Things like grass tennis courts, however – well those are a nice touch. And they could be yours to touch.
The rector of the University of the Free State, Jonathan Jansen, has made a complaint to the South African Human Rights Commission after a bizarre advert for student accommodation appeared in the local papers.