Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate - Residential estate in Benguela Cove, R43, Hermanus
The coolest destination!
If you have not yet been to see the Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, the only luxury residential vineyard estate in the Hermanus/Overberg area, you are in for a treat. As you come down from the Elgin Valley and wind your way towards Hermanus, you will find the estate on the right, nestled on the banks of the Bot River Lagoon as it flows into the Atlantic Ocean.
Residents enjoy fabulous panoramic water views, the surrounding countryside, the Palmiet and Kogelberg Mountains and the 10ha Olive groves of the estate. The 220 hectare estate is a working wine farm and a unique find in the area. It boasts 65ha of vineyards and produces award-winning wines with finesse and personality, capturing the sense of place. The estate has a huge commercial wine cellar with a tasting room, popular restaurant (Moody Lagoon Restaurant) and curios shop as well as facilities such as adventure golf for children. It is located within a protected nature reserve teeming with birdlife.
Only 124 plots have been released of which 59 are still for sale. 34 homes have already been built. The estate has strict, but workable architectural controls to ensure that your investment is protected. Plot sizes range from around 1800sqm, priced from R3m to 4000sqm priced at R6m for a location closest to the clubhouse. Built houses range from around R8m - R22m.
Aside from the other attractions, there is also water access with a jetty and slipway, boat garages, a clubhouse and storage. Activities include boating, water-skiing, kitesurfing, kayaking and open-water swimming. There is also a swimming pool, tennis court, basketball and boules courts and an 11km walking/cycling track, all exclusively for residents’ use. Property owners also enjoy an annual allocation of estate wines selected by the winemaker.
Benguela Cove is located only an hour’s drive from the Cape Town International Airport and is close to Hermanus with its many attractions including top schools, medical facilities and a new regional shopping mall. The estate offers luxury living at its finest. It is a fabulously healthy and wholesome environment which will appeal to a broad spectrum of buyers, from local residential buyers to those looking for an exclusive second or holiday home that offers the best of the winelands in a coastal setting.