We are proud to offer to the market this private retreat in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands. This extremely private, exclusive property is nestled on approx. 1.7ha of gardens graced by stunning views across the Rustenberg Valley. Adjacent to the Rustenberg Hydro and overlooking the Rustenberg Wine Estate and the imposing Simonsberg Mountain, this refurbished Stellenbosch home has an elegant and sophisticated flair with spacious rooms and quality finishes. Large picture windows throughout fill the house with light and invite the expansive views into the home. The home features approx. 700m² with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The grand, double volume entry foyer leads through to an elegant sitting room and a baronial dining room. There is a study and a snug winter sitting room. The master suite offers 2 large rooms each with en suite bathrooms and a balcony with a view of this magnificent valley which is a declared National Heritage site. French doors lead to intimate stone verandas. The flower gardens, pergolas and gardens evoke the atmosphere of a casual country estate. The pool area includes a pool house/changing room, lawn and views. The property has a borehole for landscape use and municipal water for domestic use. There is a parking courtyard with a double garage and a one bedroom, north facing flatlet. Understated elegance just minutes to popular Stellenbosch schools, Stellenbosch University, well know wine estates and numerous other attractions of the Cape Winelands area. This is truly country living convenient to city life and would be the ideal lifestyle property for those who desire peace, privacy and a special place to call home.