1900s mansion by one of SA’s best-known architects is up for sale

1900s mansion by one of SA’s best-known architects is up for sale

- The majestic mansion is up for sale for R29m

- Sir Herbert Baker designed it and it has stood since the 1900s

- It's built from Table Mountain sandstone

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A majestic 1900s mansion designed by Sir Herbert Baker, one of South Africa's best known architects, is up for sale.

Briefly.co.za learned that the mansion is located in Oranjezicht, Cape Town. Its asking price is a whopping R29.75m.

According to 2oceansvibe.com, the mansion was built in 1925 from Table Mountain sandstone and boasts 1,801m² of space.

The mansion was built in 1925. Source: 2oceansvibe.com

The mansion was built in 1925. Source: 2oceansvibe.com

It has seven bedrooms, 14 bathrooms, a swimming pool, and magnificent views all around it. Two garages and a two-bedroom cottage are also part of the package.

According to artefacts.co.za, the architect, Sir Herbert Baker, lived in South Africa from 1892 to 1912. His designs have inspired many more works and studies around the world.

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The mansion boasts magnificent views all around it. Source: 2oceansvibes.com

The mansion boasts magnificent views all around it. Source: 2oceansvibes.com

Sir Baker is famous for designing the Union Buildings in Pretoria, which many consider as his finest work, in 1909.

He also designed the Pretoria Railway Station in 1909 and the South African Institute for Medical Research in Johannesburg in 1912.

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Sir Herbert Baker. Source: nationaltrust.org.uk

Sir Herbert Baker. Source: nationaltrust.org.uk

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