Erf size: 466m2
Key features: Designed by award-winning Van der Merwe Miszewski Architects, this contemporary seaside home is situated in the heart of Kalk Bay with magnificent views over the rooftops towards the harbour and bay below
This contemporary seaside home for sale, overlooking the village park, is situated in the heart of Kalk Bay with magnificent views over the rooftops towards the harbour and bay below, with distant views across False Bay to the Kogelberg mountains and Hangklip.
Designed by award-winning Van der Merwe Miszewski Architects (VDMMA), who chose a ‘shed form’ design, the house makes maximum use of it’s elevated position on the hillside. Clever use of glass and skylights bring in the ‘north light’, creating a spacious and welcoming home on this 450m2 footprint, as well as views up towards Boyes Drive and Kalk Bay mountain. Timber shutters, strategically designed to create privacy on the southern facade, echo the wooden decking overlooking the pool, and both have weathered beautifully.
The stone walls, built with stone found on site, are in keeping with the
historic style of Kalk Bay and the garden is planted with indigenous,
Bishop’s View is a four bedroomed home with an open-plan lounge and dining area leading to the lap pool. Leading off this area is a steam room and yoga room for those who want to live a healthy lifestyle. Life here is comfortable, with satellite television in all bedrooms, a Bose sound system, a gourmet kitchen and central fireplace. In addition, there is off-street parking for three cars, a rarity in Kalk Bay.
A short walk down the cobbled streets and across the village ‘green’ takes you to the heart of the village, with its mix of boutiques, antique shops and cafes, or to the beach and harbour, where fishing boats come in daily with their catch. It’s no wonder that living here feels like a year-round holiday. Currently rented as a luxury villa, Bishop’s View offers the savvy investor a sound opportunity for returns in Kalk Bay, which is one of the most desirable locations on the South Peninsula.
• 4 bedrooms
• 5.5 bathrooms and one guest loo
• Open plan living room, kitchen and dining area
• Satellite tv in bedrooms
• Central fireplace
• Large steam room with shower
• Yoga/massage room
• Lap pool
• Indigenous garden
• Off-street parking for three cars
• Security alarm
For all buy-to-let investors:
Bishop’s View currently has a rental occupancy of 70%.