Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem rates in the top 10 ten properties in Cape Town. With 180 deg uninterrupted views of the Table Mountain nature reserve (12 Apostles) to the rear, and 180 deg uninterrupted views of the ocean to the front, this home is uniquely located. Designed by Cape Town’s most respected architect, the villa is split over 3 floors, serviced by a 6 person elevator.

The top floor incorporates the master bedroom suite, kitchen, dining and entertaining area, Sauna, bathroom, outside terrace and heated infinity pool. The middle floor is home to 4 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms and a huge study / meeting room / TV room. The ground floor features bed 6, air-conditioned gym, 2 car garage, and beds 7 & 8 which are part of the 2 bed / 2 bath flat with kitchen & lounge (available by separate negotiation).


Master Bedroom
Overlooking the infinity pool and ocean, en-suite bath & dressing area, in & outside showers, 37″ TV/DVD/Sat.

Beds 2,3,4 & 6
en-suite, king Bed, 42″ TV/DVD/Sat

Bed 5 (off bed 4)
2 singles, TV/DVD/Sat

Beds 7 & 8 (Apt)
Queen bed TV/DVD/Sat


Master Bedroom
walk-in shower, free standing bath, double basin sep wc.

Beds 2 & 6
shower, bath, wc, basin.

Beds 3 & 4
shower, wc, basin

shower, wc, basin

shower, wc, basin

Gym/Bed 8
shower, wc, basin

Bed 7
Bath, wc, basin

American fridge/freezer, 3 ovens + microwave, 2nd fridge, ceramic hob, barbeque grill, large extractor hood, granite tops, 3 sinks. dishwasher.

Utility Room
Miele Washer, LG dryer, sink.

Living Rooms
The entertaining area & terrace extend to some 3000 sq feet, capable of hosting a party for 200: Glass dining table with white leather chairs, Corbusier leather lounge seating, various African antiquities, 37” TV/DVD/SAT, glass doors to terrace & pool.

The study has an L shaped glass desk with computer, wi fi and printer, a 50″ TV/DVD/SAT in front of 4 Corbusier leather loungers, a conference table for 6 and ensuite shower room. The gym is equiped with multi-function machines, 42″ TV and ensuite shower.

Cleaning/towels/linen/maid service
Maids are supplied 5 days, 7 by negotiation, butlers, chefs, drivers & security personnel are also available by request. Linen, bath & pool towels are changed regularly, as required.

Notes on accommodation

The master bed, living area and Gym have hot & cold air-conditioning, underfloor heating to other bedrooms and bathrooms. The building has been made child friendly with glass balustrade and stair rails throughout.

The property is protected by a very sophisticated security system, with outside response within 4 minutes of an activation, electric front gate and CCTV.

The villa has Crestron electronics installed which controls all systems from gate and door opening, lighting throughout the house, central 200 CD music system and alarm system. Wi fi routed to all floors. All 12 flatscreen TV’s can access Movie & Sports channels & 100 chanel double decoder individually.

This is a comfortable 6 bed / 7 bath villa, with the option to extend to 8 beds / 9 baths by arrangement.

Amenities/Facilities provided

• hob/stove
• oven
• fridge/freezer
• fridge
• microwave
• dishwasher
• washing machine
• tumble dryer
• iron/ironing board
• satellite tv
• tv
• telephone
• internet access
• central heating
• air conditioning
• cot
• high chair
• barbecue
• private pool (for sole use of guests)
• pool heating

With the lift, the house offers suitable access for wheel chairs. otherwise, there are only 3 steps to negotiate (top floor) which can be ramped by arrangement.

As well as garaging for 2 cars, there is undercover parking, and off street parking for around 6 more vehicles.

The gardens are extensive, with many exotic plants, a Koi pond and flat lawns over looking the ocean.

The property offers complete privacy as it is located on the highest part of the area, with no buildings close by or overlooking it.

The heated infinity pool is approx 6M x 4M with a 5M paddling strip fronting the terrace. There is a swim jet for continuous swimming against the current.

The beaches of Camps Bay & Clifton are a 4 minute drive, easy to walk down to, but not so easy walking back!

There are many top class golf courses around Cape Town, the nearest less than 10 minutes drive.

Special interest holidays
Carpe Diem has been used for many fashion shoots and Bond style movies, where extreme location and luxury are the requirement. It also the perfect setting for weddings and corporate launches / parties, accommodating up to 200 guests on the top floor.

Cape Town International Airport is around 20 minutes by car, and Cape Town Centre no more than 15 minutes.

The world renowned ‘strip’ of Camps bay is just a 4 minute drive, where there are dozens of restaurants, bars, clubs and stores.

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