This home is the most expensive in South Africa, and it’s right here in Cape Town.
It’s clear that the property listing for the Camps Bay mansion is not targeted for South Africans as it is listed in dollars – but even so, $35 million is nothing to sneeze over even when you’re a wealthy Texan oil tycoon.
Here’s the description of the property from the listing:
South Africa’s most expensive property is now on the market for $35,000,000. Consisting of 3,133sqm (33723sqft) under roof with a lot size of 1,751sqm (18847sqft), it is a neoclassical masterpiece of design. Built with a no-expense-spared check book and comprising of majestic, triple-volumed reception rooms which can accommodate 1000 guests, the property features wrought iron archways and Juliette balconies throughout. Uninterrupted sea views with a mountain backdrop. The architecture is both palatial and opulent. Superb flow of reception rooms and bedrooms. A 14-car garage of parquet flooring, pressed ceilings and chandeliers. State of the art security system and 18-seater movie theatre fit for royalty. Olympic lap pool ensconced by pool deck with Corinthian colonnades in abundance. To see is to believe! Priced at approximately $1000 per sq metre or approximately $93 per sq foot.
One can dream.