Grotto Bay is a private and exclusive coastal property estate located on the West Coast of South Africa. Proclaimed a Nature Reserve in 2002, Grotto Bay Private Residential Estate, Coastal and Nature Reserve is situated only 45 minutes from Cape Town on the Route 27 West Coast Road.
The exclusive Grotto Bay Private Residential Estate was launched 1993. It offers safe and relaxed residential living in harmony with the environment. The Grotto Bay Homeowners Association supports and promotes the conservation initiates of the region.
#226 Penguin Close is an immaculate single storey 3 bedroom home with views of the Atlantic ocean in the Grotto Bay Private Nature Reserve. Pictures cannot do justice to this superb home, a Must see!
It has been designed with care, finished with a miticulous eye for detail and lived with great consideration.
You are welcomed by a large entrance hall with access from either the front door or the double garage which has a walk in wine fridge with EuroCave unit. In addition you have a guest loo and vanity off the entrance of the hall.
The main bedroom is enourmously spacious with sliding doors that lead to a private patio to enjoy an early morning cuppa, and a deluxe ensuite bathroom including "rain shower" will make anyone feel spectacular.
This gorgeous home offers 2 more beautifully appointed double bedrooms with their own meticulously finished ensuite bathrooms, them themselves quite a treat.
The ultra modern gourmet kitchen boasts all the bells and whistles. With a smart design and an eye for class starting with granite tops, it is naturally fully fitted with eye level oven, extractor fan, dishwasher connection, washing machine connection, island and spacious scullery.
And what is the heart of a home if not to flow effortlessly through to the glorious open planned dining and lounge areas, to live in your space exactly as it should be lived, fireplace and all
Then, step outside, to the sea air, and natural fynbos surrounds of the reserve, soak up the sun drenched energy and entertain your family friends and guests on the patios both open and very sheltered, just to be sure you have options.
Security is taken care of with 24 hour response, totally fenced, electric garage, security gate, intercom, Closed Circuit TV, 24 Hour Access, Guard House at the estate and a Perimeter Wall
AND THERE'S MORE!
* Bamboo flooring and Travertine tiles
* Under floor heating in Kitchen, dining and lounge area
* Water purification with reverse osmosis, 5000 litre storage tank and self priming pump
* Electricity back up with Vitron inverter and batteries that will last for 24 hours, connected to the water pump, fridge, freezer and lights in the living room
* Dimmable led lights
* All double glazed windows
* Built in Piazetta oven with hot air ventilation kit, new flute
* 1 Teak deck with retractable awning and a 2nd teak deck with foxed awning
* Garage floor is epoxy coated
* Solar geyser and geyser wise unit
* Walk in wine fridge with EuroCave unit
* Irrigation with Hunter computer and rain sensor, well point
* All built in cupboards are 3 metres high
Plus plus plus
Viewings welcome. Call now for an appointment to step into this dream home.
MORE ABOUT GROTTO BAY:
Grotto Bay forms part of the Cape West Coast Biosphere reserve which was proclaimed by UNESCO in 2000. Incorporating 378 000 hectares, it stretches from the mouth of the Diep River at Milnerton and covers the entire coastal lowlands to far north of the Berg River at Velddrift. There are 459 biospheres globally, 65 of them in Africa and 4 in South Africa. All Biospheres promote a balanced approach to the development of humans and the preservation of biodiversity in a particular region. The aim of the Cape West Coast Biosphere is to foster human development that is ecologically sustainable, conserve the landscape, vegetation and living species. It also support the research, monitoring, education and information exchange related to local, national and global issues of conservation and development.
The Cape West Coast Biosphere offers many attractions for tourists and visitors, such as The West Coast National Park, Cape Columbine Nature Reserve, The West Coast Fossil Park, as well as many proclaimed Local, Provincial and Private Nature Reserves (such as Grotto Bay). Hiking and Nature trials, Golf Courses, Wine Regions and Cellars, Hotels and Motels, Restaurants, Arts and Crafts in many West Coast Villages (Langebaan, Yzerfontein, Darling) increase the need to visit this fascinating region.
The Grotto Bay Estate comprises of 685 hectare of Strandveld and Sandveld bush and of this, 60 hectares is housing estate. It is positioned along the coast of the West Coast Biosphere Reserve and offers a variety of activities. (See the Activities Page) It is filled with exceptional character and breathtaking natural beauty. Residents can enjoy this unspoilt beauty of the fynbos and ocean from the comfort of their porches as greenbelts run between the roads on the estate. To ensure that the Estate is well managed, the dedicated hands-on Grotto Bay Homeowners Association tends to the diverse needs of the estate. This includes the adherence to the guidelines laid out in the Grotto Bay Design Manual and the implementation of Grotto Bay Environmental Management Plan.