Family ordered to demolish parts of palatial Victoria Country Club Estate home

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The affected property in Victoria Country Club Estate.
The affected property in Victoria Country Club Estate.

The Victoria Country Club Estate homeowner who built a palatial home contrary to approved plans, now has to remedy the situation.

This follows a decision by the Supreme Court of Appeal on Thursday, dismissing Duncan Goosen and his family members’ application for leave to appeal. They wanted to appeal a decision by the Pietermaritzburg High Court which put a stop to construction.

As it stands, the family is now obligated to comply with the original court order and demolish parts of the construction which the court found to not comply with the estate rules and the building and environmental laws.

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