This exclusive up-market
development is absolutely top drawer, and will appeal to the
discerning buyer. With an almost unlimited number of
possibilities this ranch style lifestyle is set in quiet
pasturelands that nestle into the landscape, whilst being
only minutes away from a large city and 15 minutes from
Johannesburg International Airport.
The planning and careful
thought in developing this 20 acre (72,000sqm) property is
evident in the layout and design. A 5 acre section of
the property covered by established garden has been left
open for further development. This would enable the new
owner to further expand the existing facilities, or to put a
personal stamp on the property.
Very briefly the property
has 3 large houses, two of which are double storey, garden
cottage, hot houses, bird aviaries, tennis court, clubhouse,
garages, servant's quarters, warehouse with office space and
amazingly enough a full fledged Scuba Diving School.
Starting with the perimeter
security, the brick walls are 11 feet high with electric
fence on top. Each house and the scuba school have close
circuit TV to the main entrance. A second gate to the
property is only opened for special deliveries.
House no1 with private
swimming pool and an established garden of about 10,000sqm
is fenced off with ranch style fencing. The 670sqm double
storey main house has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms upstairs.
Downstairs comprises lounge, dining room, TV room, study,
snooker room, built in bar, guest toilet, 2 covered
entertainment areas, fitted kitchen and ironing room. Plus 2
garages and 4 carports. In addition to this spacious main
house there are 2 flatlets each comprising 2 bedrooms, 1
bathroom, lounge and kitchenette each. Under floor heating
has been installed throughout. A tennis court complete with
floodlights and a trampoline sit alongside the fully
enclosed 70sqm clubhouse with shower and toilet facilities.
A 600sqm bird aviary for bird breeding under roof sits in
House no2 again with
private swimming pool and an established garden of about
7,900sqm is fenced off with ranch style fencing. The 740sqm
double storey main house has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
upstairs. Downstairs comprises lounge, dining room, TV
lounge, snooker room, built in bar, study, 1 covered
entertainment area, fitted kitchen and ironing/ scullery
room. There are 3 garages and 4 carports. In addition there
is 1 flatlet comprising 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge and
kitchenette. Under floor heating has been installed
House no3 with an
established garden of about 14,500sqm again fenced off with
ranch style fencing. This house boasts a separate indoor
heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi. The main house comprises 4
bedrooms, 4 bathrooms plus a guest toilet. The living rooms
comprise of reception room, lounge, dining room, TV/theatre
lounge, built in bar, snooker room, 150sqm underground wine
cellar, study with walk in safe and 2 garages. In addition
there is a 100sqm thatch flatlet with 2 bedrooms, 1
bathroom, lounge and kitchenette. Again there is under floor
heating throughout. In the garden there is separate hothouse
and bird aviaries of 250sqm. Two servant's room share the
Warehouse facilities of
450sqm are under roof. This comprises 2 offices and
storeroom. Two 5m high roll up doors have been fitted for
easy delivery access. A covered lean of 80sqm provides extra
under cover storage.
Open garages of 240sqm
include servant's ablutions.
The servant's quarters
comprise 4 separate rooms with a communal kitchen.
The scuba school is a
registered Scuba Diving Centre with "pro Platinum"
facility. The heated indoor pool is 8m deep (15m x
13m) with underground viewing facility. The school covers an
area of 640sqm. In addition to the office and shop there is
a lecture room, ladies and gents showers and toilets and a
kitchenette. The equipment room with Bauer compressor has 4 air
The scuba clubhouse of
170sqm comprises built in bar, kitchenette, two 3 door
fridges, walk in strong room and ladies and gents toilets.
Irrigation dams includes 4
boreholes with pumps and irrigation pumps. The entire 20
acre property has spray heads installed every 13m. The three
flood pans provide for the ducks and wild birds.
A gatehouse at the main
entrance has toilet and hand basin facilities also.
In addition to staggering
detail above all the buildings are in matching clinker semi-
face brick. The internal driveways are paved with lawley
nutmeg pavers and lit by Leadbury lampposts. The second
entrance driveway has been laid with concrete to cope with
heavy delivery trucks. Close on 2000 trees have been planted
and are necessary for the wild buck that roam the property.
In all the total buildings
cover about 4,600sqm. As can be seen in the photo spread
this property is unique in its top drawer finishes, and,
is geared to any number of commercial possibilities. A
B&B springs to mind, conference centre, corporate
retreat with team building utilising the scuba school, a
health spa or just live within this secure community and let
out the various facilities.
Enough can't be emphasized
as to the top drawer planning and execution into reality of
those plans. Set just on the fringes of the hub-bub grasp
this rare opportunity to retreat and access the 21st century
at will. Kindly use the contact details below for any other
questions you may need answered.
3 Fourth Rd