A STRONG CHARACTER
Ground size: almost 2,000m2 / Rates: approximately R5,500 per month / Listed Grade 3 – Circa 1860
Warm surfaces reflect the passing of time and the tread of many feet in this beautifully appointed home with gracious Victorian architecture. The accommodation extends to some 11 rooms and incorporates magnificent entertaining areas. Boasting period features and original fireplaces including traditional broekie-lace ironwork, shuttered sash windows, high pressed ceilings with ornate moulded cornices, this heritage property is priced for an early sale with scope for further improvements by an enthusiastic purchaser.
Situated down a leafy lane which ends in a cul-de-sac this magnificent property is located within close proximity to trendy new and old favourite convenience shops in the village. Spoilt for choice of leading schools, Herschel schools for girls and Western Province Junior school for boys as well as Wynberg boys and girls, junior and senior.
The covered wrap around verandah leads you to the
First entrance hall with an elliptical archway matching the front door and linking it to the middle hall
Formal lounge with wood burning fireplace and attractive panel framed walls
The book room with wood burning fireplace has warm morning light, also used as a study
Grand middle hall with Victorian fireplace, white painted wooden stairway and attractive arched stained glass window
Most attractive formal dining room off the middle hall with lovely pressed ceiling, fireplace and Happy doors that provide access onto the covered terrace and garden on the South/West side
Breakfast room off the kitchen with checkerboard tiled floor
Country kitchen also with checkerboard tiled flooring, pendulum lights above wooden mobile central island, includes electric oven with gas hob and extractor fan, plus double stainless steel sink.
Separate laundry and scullery with laboratory sink and back stairway
Guest cloakroom with fanlight window above the door
6 double bedrooms upstairs lead off a large central middle hallway, some have mountain views, air conditioners, beamed ceilings and built-in cupboards.
The master bedroom, with built-in cupboards, opens out to the wrap-around wooden balcony with broekie-lace and inner leads to a dressing room or 6th bedroom.
Family bathroom with free standing Victorian bath, shower, double vanity unit and heated towel rail.
Second bathroom with Victorian slipper bath, vanity, attractive vanity unit, heated towel rail
A level lawned garden with perimeter shrubbery is a child’s paradise
Swimming pool with roll-back cover
Tented gazebo for romantic outdoor dining
Patio with bamboo roof provides a cool restful retreat
Various unrenovated outbuildings include staff rooms, bathrooms and storerooms
Parking behind electronic gate for at least 6 cars
Deep borehole with a filtration system gives extremely clean water for both the house and the garden taking the property off the grid – no Municipal water is currently used
Perimeter electric fencing plus both internal and external house security system
Fibre optic broadband internet
To view please contact Anne Wilkinson 073 035 6461 or Tanya Wheeler 076 750 8834