Hidden Paradise with River Frontage

Hidden Paradise with River Frontage

For those who tire of the fast-paced, rat race of modern life, it is the tranquility of nature and time dedicated to family that make a holiday all the more rewarding.  Precisely what makes this hidden paradise the perfect holiday home, rarely available these properties are handed down for generations. At the end of a […]

Plett’s Historic Bayside Beauty

Plett’s Historic Bayside Beauty

From its humble beginnings in approximately 1870 as the gate house or out building to the farm named The Residency (one of the original farms forming the initial town of Plettenberg Bay), to its later rumoured incarnations as the local police station, post office and fondly remembered family holiday cottage; if the walls of a […]

Reasons to Invest in Franschhoek

Reasons to Invest in Franschhoek

Since South Africa’s triumphant democratic election in 1994, the country’s wine industry has achieved remarkable success at both a local and international level. Thanks largely to the nation’s world-renowned triumph: Franschhoek. The industry has been welcomed into the international community with open arms, with its world-renowned contributions such as Haute Cabrière, Bouchard Finlayson, and many […]

“Acquire” Sells Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyards to Sir Richard Branson

“Acquire” Sells Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyards to Sir Richard Branson

Thursday 10 April 2014 Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson’s luxury collection of award-winning retreats is excited to announce that it has reached a preliminary agreement to purchase a new property – Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in South Africa, which would become the latest addition to the already eclectic portfolio. Sir Richard Branson […]

Security Estates In The Western Cape – The Ultimate Luxury

Security Estates In The Western Cape – The Ultimate Luxury

14th July 2014 Written by Vanessa McCulloch When it comes to the top security estates in Constantia, such as Silverhurst and Steenberg, naturally beautiful settings and the reassurance of high-end security are a given, says Tara Whiting, Founder of Acquire Africa. It’s the spirit of community that you can’t put a price on “The demand […]

“Acquire” featured in WynLand Magazine

“Acquire” featured in WynLand Magazine

“Creating a brand is as much about creating a story and an identity that distinguishes you from the crowd as it is about quality and consistency.” True words spoken by Tara Whiting, founder of Acquire, a business focusing on luxury property throughout Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. Wanda Aygustyn spoke to her about raising […]

“Acquire” sells Le Quartier Français to Leeu Estates

“Acquire” sells Le Quartier Français to Leeu Estates

Franschhoek,  South  Africa  (July  20,  2015)  ‐  A  new  and  exciting  time  will  be   introduced  at  one  of  the  world’s  most  romantic  places  to  stay,  Le  Quartier  Français  in   Franschhoek,  when  Analjit  Singh  of  Leeu  Collection  and  his  family  take  over  this   boutique  hotel  situated  in  the  Cape  Winelands,  as  new  owners […]

“Acquire” sells Klein Constantia Wine Farm

“Acquire” sells Klein Constantia Wine Farm

The Jooste family, who have owned Klein Constantia since 1980, have sold Klein Constantia to US citizen Zdenĕk Bakala and Charles Harman from the UK. Both have been regular visitors to South Africa for the past twenty years, and together with their families now divide their time between their respective homes in Europe and Cape Town. They […]