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With the promise of the finest wines, centuries-old vineyards and Cape Dutch architecture, Franschhoek is one of the most alluring destinations in the Western Cape. Add world-class restaurants and French cuisine, chic boutiques and festivals, all surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, and it's clear to see why Franschhoek is known as the jewel in the crown of the Cape Winelands.
"With Cape Town only a short drive away and some of the country's finest schools in Franschhoek and surrounding areas, more and more families are choosing to live in Franschhoek," says Mike Greeff, CEO of Greeff Christie's International Real Estate.
"We chose to purchase property and live in Franschhoek not only based on the good schools, but for the lifestyle this area offers, with plenty of outdoor activities like cycling, hiking, wine farms to visit and of course the restaurants - not to mention social gatherings galore," says Aimee Campbell, who along with Carrick Campbell, is heading up the Greeff Christie's International Real Estate franchise in Franschhoek. "Over the past 12 months some R470 million of property have been sold in Franschhoek and buyers include locals and foreigners, including a few international celebrities," says Aimee
Properties currently listed by Greeff Christie's International Real Estate range from a brand-new, two-bedroomed, two-bathroomed apartment for R2 625 million to a grand 12-hectare, 10-bedroomed farm for R38.5 million. You could also snap up your very own nine-bedroomed guesthouse for 14 million or relax with peace of mind in a three-bedroomed home set in a gated community - price: R3.350 million. Franschhoek is home to a number of security estates, making it a perfect lock-up-and-go location. The town is also one of the Cape's top tourist destinations making it an excellent opportunity for investors seeking a return on investment through rentals.
If you dream of building your own home, Franschhoek is an excellent location, and vacant land is available. Currently listed with Greeff Christie's International Real Estate is a glorious 1 539m2 plot - the last remaining in the exclusive L'avenue Franschhoek Estate. With beautiful mountain views, the gradually sloping, north-west facing plot is perfectly positioned to enjoy the panoramic Franschhoek vistas. Within short walking distance to the main hub of Franschhoek, This secure and exclusive estate comprises 18 homes in total, and is entered through a historic avenue of gum trees - once the pass road into Franschhoek.
If you're interested in selling or buying please don't hesitate to contact Aimee Campbell 072 693 4052 or Carrick Campbell 071 502 3517.