About

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Ganzvlei House is a rare example of the South African “country house” with spectacular gardens, a magical and supremely convenient setting in the heart of the Garden Route, and all amenities for gracious life. 

The garden is known as among the finest in the garden route and the surrounding valley is widely admired.

The Goukamma river at Ganzvlei
The Goukamma river at Ganzvlei

 

view from the top bedroom
view from the top bedroom

OfficeOutbuildings include a manager/housekeeper’s flat with one bedroom, kitchen, bathroom and living room, a shed of some 200 square metres, two carports, a garage, and a separate building of approximately 50 square metres currently used as an office, but with en-suite WC and shower, easily convertible as guest accommodation.

Across the N2 on the property is a cottage without electricity.

South end of the house
South end of the house

The property is 2.87ha (7 acres) in extent. Zoned “rural residential” the rates and taxes are a small fraction of those payable on urban property, but with direct access on the N2 to Knysa and Sedgefield (12 km each), or to Buffalo Bay (11km) the house suffers from none of the problems of isolation associated with life in the country.

The upper lawn at the front of the house
The upper lawn at the front of the house

Services include water from several spikes (incredibly fresh and clean!), Eskom power, Telkom line, AllSound Burglar Alarm system, Satellite internet, DSTV, etc.