Approach this amazing 1905 heritage home at the top of a long tree- lined winding driveway. Minor adjustments were made to the home by Sir Herbert Baker. The home offers the perfect balance between formal and informal entertainment spaces. The double-volume dining room with feature fireplace and original wallpaper provides the perfect setting for elaborate dinner parties. For less formal gatherings with family and friends there is a covered patio with garden views and ample choices to set up tables and chairs under established trees.
The 15 original fireplaces found in the reception rooms and bedrooms provide a unique focal point to each room. Original features include lead paned windows, solid wooden floors and doors, high ceilings and balustrade staircases.
Upstairs offers two separate bedroom wings. The East wing has a large main en-suite which leads onto a sunny enclosed balcony, plus two additional bedrooms and family bathroom. The West wing has a private entrance and separate terrace. This section consists of two bedrooms, full bathroom, large lounge and kitchenette. Downstairs has a full guest suite with renovated bathroom and lounge area. There are a further two bedrooms and a bathroom.
Reception rooms include the large dining room which leads into the formal lounge and second lounge with access onto the enclosed patio. There is also a basement snug ideal for use as a man cave or TV room. The terraced garden has a formal rose garden, pool room, tennis court, Pétanque court and pool. The separate staff accommodation includes 4 bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen and private garden. This well maintained, much loved home has been in the same family for just over 30 years.
Asking price: R28 000 000
Contact Murray Haywood from Tyson Properties to view - 083 391 7037