Grand Victorian home in
private nature reserve with river frontage, KZN.
Royston Hall is a restored Victorian splendour, offering not only magnificent river and sea views, but
also a rich history seeped in genteel living
with a bit of intrigue and drama for good measure.
Situated on the Umzimkulu River, the property
boasts not only excellent views of the river valley, where it
spills into the Indian ocean, the surrounding
indigenous forest, teaming with birdlife merely adds to the rich
colonial ambience of the property.
Accessed from a quiet leafy lane in the
up-market residential suburb of Umtentweni, the grand home 828sqm
in extent nestles quietly as it was designed to do.
On the paved driveway, alongside the Victorian home is ample garaging.
Double storey in extent, and built by the
original owner during the period of 1899 -1902,
the grand colonial
splendour has undergone a lovingly extensive
The photo gallery above is a mere glimpse of
the splendid lifestyle choice the home has to offer on 64,000sqm.
Bear in mind the extensive home is one of
discovery and this write-up by way of explanation as to the
geographical footprint of the extensive home.
An enormous feature of the ground floor is the
deep all weather wrap round verandah, an ideal extra outdoor
room, from which to enjoy from the comfort of
a lounging chair.
One side of the wrap round verandah looks out
over the large swimming pool and onto the lush vegetation
As befitting a home of this calibre the grand
entrance pays host to a lovingly restored sweeping wooden
staircase, which leads to the upper floor.
Off the entrance hall, reception rooms are
spacious with the lounge, as well as the dining room boasting
grand open fireplaces.
It goes without saying, in keeping with the
genuine Victorian splendour, all floors, door frames and window
frames are solid wood.
The kitchen is an absolute delight of
Victorian practicality, inter-leading from each other is the main body
of the kitchen, scullery and breakfast room.
Sleeping quarters comprise seven spacious
bedrooms, each with a beautifully restored en suite bathroom.
All fixtures and fittings are high end top
drawer, with a Victorian flavour and 21st century comfort for
Three of the bedrooms boasts, from the tall
Victorian sash windows, views down over the Umzimkulu
River, to where it empties into the Indian
Although exceptionally private and large in
size, this one of a kind property is part of a vibrant residential
coastal suburb, with all amenities within a
couple of minutes drive.
Kindly note that the asking price is inclusive
of the furniture, except for selected personal items and
heirlooms. Also, the standard grand Rud Ibach
Sohn piano, is negotiable over and above the asking price,
for a further R160.000.
Aimed at the discerning buyer, this
magnificent home offers that indefinable X factor, nestling in a lush
bird laden indigenous forest and in a year
round sub-tropical climate.