Live amoungst the tree’s in this beautiful 4 bedroom timber home
We invite you to be the custodians of a remnant of an indigenous forest, to preserve it’s protected trees and
take care of it’s fellow inhabitants while living in an unusual home amongst them.
If that sounds like your beautiful adventure, grab your binnacle compass and let us tell you about this hidden treasure that gives the
impression of being on a ship amongst the trees.
This dual living timber house is beautifully crafted and maintained; with an open plan living area, high ceilings
and fine finishes. The cabinets and shelves are unattached yet perfectly suited to the theme of this peaceful
The master bedroom is a full en suite, with built-in breathable cabinets to keep your items aired and dry. Drift
off to sleep as you look out into your own small forest canopy with a bird’s eye view.
The kitchen is designed for convenience with a sleek breakfast nook at one end, and a dishwasher laundry
area at the other.
There are two other bedrooms in the main house, one of which could be used as an office with a view, and
the other as a quiet study looking into the trees. Take a relaxing bath in the second bathroom upstairs,
accompanied by the ever present sound of birds, far and near.
The self-contained Studio downstairs has its own entrance, a functional kitchen, bathroom, living area and
sleeping area. Stand before it’s wide vertical windows looking into your piece of nature, or enjoy a cup of tea
with curious robins and twittering sunbirds on the spacious lower deck.
The double garage, with electric doors, is big enough to accommodate work benches and tools for the DIY
With over 74 species of birds regularly visiting the garden, eat your breakfast while observing their curious
ways through a large, hand crafted, circular window. Share a snack with the resident woodpecker on your
bedroom balcony, or lunch on the main deck within arms length of tree tops and the sight of Swartvlei Lagoon
with the Outeniqua Mountains beyond it. And when you’re done or feel like an easy stroll to the lagoon and shops, you’ll find children riding bicycles in
the streets and residents out walking their dogs on leads.
This idyllically situated house is your ship to a secluded life among a disappearing species of trees, some
hundreds of years old, and an escape to peaceful Sedgefield within the Unesco Garden Route Biosphere
Reserve and the Garden Route National Park. As this area contains a number of lakes with a variety of
birdlife and a range of threatened and endemic species, it is also classified as an Important Bird and
Biodiversity Area (IBA) and a Ramsar site of international importance.
- Address: Bleshoender Street, Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
- Town, Suburb: - Sedgefield Central
- Erf Size : 972 m²
- Floor Size m²: 300
- Monthly Rates: R850
- Style: Cottage
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bedroom Features: Built-in-Cupboards, Double Bed, Balcony, Carpets, Wooden Floors
- Bathrooms: 4
- Bathroom Features: Bath Toilet and Basin, Shower, Wooden Floors
- Dining room: 1
- Dining Room Features: Carpets, Open Plan
- Lounge: 1
- Lounge Features: Carpets, Balcony, Open Plan
- Kitchen: 1
- Kitchen Features: Open Plan, Breakfast Nook, Country Style, Gas Hob, Laundry, Scullery, Washing Machine Connection
- Garage: 1
- Garage Features: Double, Electric Door
- Parking: 2
- Parking Features: Visitors Parking
- Garden: Zen Garden
Descriptive House Type
- House type: Freestanding
- Lifestyle: Aquatic activities, Coastal/Beach
Decriptive Property Type
- Facing: Above Road, North, Mountain View