UPPER CONSTANTIA - Situated in the elite Hohenhort area, within the leafy suburb of Constantia, Cape Town, this exquisite 1 acre property is brimming over with character and Provencal flair, double volume reception rooms, and unique finishes and fittings collected from all around the world. From the sweeping driveway, to the impressive majestic front door, one realises this is not an ordinary door. The elegant and sumptuous reception rooms artfully display object d’art, exquisitely united into a home that is not only beautiful, but oozes comfort as well. Large teak windows and carefully placed skylights, bath the deep dramatic colours in natural light, offsetting all the minute attention to detail. The family enjoy every facet of living here, from the open-plan living areas that flow out onto a lush 4000m² garden, to the party rooms, private pool and tennis court. Situated close to the world-famous Kirstenbosch Gardens at the foot of Table Mountain, and only a few minutes away from either upmarket shopping malls and restaurants, makes for a unique and idyllic life-style. The best local schools of the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town as 15 – 20 minutes away, as are the historic award-winning Wine Farms. Separate from the TV room, is an extensive double size study and library. Perfect for a work-from-home situation, sound studio, hobby room etc. Exquisite enormous double doors add an intriguing note to the entrance ! The accommodation is extremely generous in all aspects, with high ceilings, super spacious bedrooms, and long elegant ceiling to floor drapes. With the enormous master suite opening onto a patio into the gorgeous garden, a luxuriously appointed dressing-room, and glamorous travertine marble bathroom, one may be tempted just enjoy one’s private, romantic space! A lavish, double guest room en-suite is also situated on the ground floor. The double storey level comprises delightfully designed loft bedrooms, bathrooms and central study/lounge area connecting everything. Everthing is spacious, with contemporary finishes, minute attention to detail, and a playful touch to this childrens’s wing of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. At the other end of this level, is an enormous guest suite, complete with a full travertine bathroom. Guests would be hard-pressed to leave this enchanting retreat, commanding breathtaking mountain views from a private patio ! Entertainment is both gracious and fun, considering the flow from the kitchen out to patios, into the beautiful 1 acre garden, stepping down to an enclosed private pool area, with a jungle gym for the little ones, and a tennis court for the youngsters – or not so young! Security is well catered for, with an electronic gated entrance, full alarm system, burglar bars, perimeter beams and a surrounding wall. This is a very special home, with huge love and attention to detail, creating an idyllic space for family living, in a truly prestigious position within the Constantia Valley, part of the world-famous Constantia Wine Route.