South African houses can be very luxurious. With their massive price tags, the most expensive South African houses are clearly reserved for the elite few that can afford them.

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These are the most expensive South African houses that you’ll probably never be able to afford. (These are based on current listings at the time of writing this article on PrivateProperty).

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Expensive South African Houses

Cape Town is known for its expensive South African houses. This beautiful home was bought by a German couple, who looked all over the world and decided that Cape Town has to be their new holiday destination.

Bedrooms: 10 bedrooms

Location: Bantry Bay, Cape Town

Value: R290 million

Fresnaye Villa

Expensive South African Houses

This beautiful villa is built on the slopes of Lion’s Head and joins the other expensive South African houses already situated in Cape Town.

Bedrooms: 7 bedrooms

Location: Fresnaye, Cape Town

Value: R185 million

Clifton Stefan Antoni House

Expensive South African Houses

Not only is it one of the most expensive South African houses, it’s also any entertainment lover’s dream home. It comes with double-story entertainment area, private deck pool, and a cinema.

Bedrooms: 5 bedrooms

Location: Clifton, Cape Town

Value: R150 million

The Gatsby Mansion

Expensive South African Houses

Although most of the expensive South African houses are situated in the Western Cape (mainly Cape Town), there are also elite properties across the country. One such property is in Houghton, Johannesburg, which features beautiful views of the city.

Bedrooms: 8 bedrooms

Location: Houghton, Johannesburg

Value: R110 million

Bantry Bay

Expensive South African Houses

Another one of the most expensive South African houses to be situated in Bantry Bay, this 6-storey property is just amazing. Too bad none of us could afford it.

Bedrooms: 6 bedrooms

Location: Bantry Bay, Cape Town

Value: R90 million

If you could, which of these expensive South African houses would you buy? Drop us a comment below and let us know if you’d love to call one of these expensive South African houses your home.

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