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  • 580 m2
  • 1 250 m2

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Mun. Rates & Taxes: ZAR 5000.00

Property description

House description 

The timeless five bedroom house is situated in Melrose (Birdhaven) just south of Melrose Arch. A stone’s throw from (James and Ethel Gray Park). This part is a 36 hectare and fed by the
Sandspruit River that wind through, are a series of landscaped lawns, indigenous vegetation, walkways and benches. Birdhaven has always been one of the sought
after neighbourhoods in the Northern Suburbs of Johannesburg, with its rich, vibrant culture and well established trees. This unique five bedroom 580 square metre
(under roof) home features manicured gardens overlooking the swimming pool. The grand entrance ushers you intothe vestibule and welcomes you over a cascading sitting area that leads you to
other parts of the home. From the front entrance, you access the luxurious summer room to sunbathe and chill while enjoying a sip of cocktail or espresso overlooking the garden. A spacious lounge area with under floor heating and a bar. A formal dining area leading to an informal space closer to the kitchen. The open plan kitchen with wooden tops gives a country feel that flows to the dining area. Two additional luxurious rooms were converted into Airbnb executive lofts standard with the view of the park. Ideal for use as a teenager spot, space for elderly parents, home office or visitors.  

Two bedrooms servants quarters with a separate kitchen. A garage accommodating two cars and enough free parking spaces for more cars also on the ground floor. High walls with electric fencing and camera at the gate. For those unscheduled dark days, a generator is at hand to keep the lights on. Upstairs is an exquisite main bedroom en-suite with Italian marble bathroom tops. Supple wooden floors, plus two further bedrooms sharing the bath with pyjama lounge/study area. 

The rest is for you to see as this luxurious home is for sale including the whole furniture and fixtures. 

Amenities 

The Suburb is surrounded by three beautiful parks – The James and Ethel Gray Park. The well-maintained park is filled with immense natural beauty, boasting
some of the finest birds and is a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. A place to walk your dogs on any day of the week and for a breath of fresh air. About five minutes drive you land at Melrose Arch. Melrose Arch is a vibrant and exclusive precinct alive with energy, social interaction and African internationalism. It is unique. It’s an ultimate commercial address
encircling the head offices of South Africa’s leading companies and emerging businesses. Popular with tourists - gives good exposure for an Airbnb potential buyer. Full of retail stores, galleria in and closeby. Kitamu Taste of Africa (formerly Moyo’s) restaurant, an ever popular spot with travellers to the country. Locals who live close to the parks claim to
have the best sunrise view in the city. Early risers head to the park with their children and dogs to enjoy. Gyms: Sandton Planet fitness, Birdhaven Tati Clubhouse, Rosebank and Melrose Arch Virgin Active to name a few. 

House size 580 

Yard size 1250 

Rates and taxes 5000 

Home owners association 

Security guards 900 

House Security 

A built-in camera system which shows the
footage of the house outside and at the gate. 

Buzzing system at the gate. 

An alarm system 

Type of Security in the area 

Quality life is the general mantra for the
lifestyle at Melrose Arch suburb. The
safety and security of family, loved ones are critical hence the bulk of
visible Amdec Group Security Company guards who are visible 24/7 in the area. This means safety and security can be
tightly controlled and the latest systems and processes are used to maximise
effect. A centralised control centre
forms the hub from where everything is monitored and managed through a state-of-the-art
camera system, well lit at night complemented with security guards that are on frequent
patrol.  

  

The Neighbouring areas 

Rosebank, Sandton, Houghton, Killarney, Saxonwold, Forest Town, Parktown North to mention a few…… 

Schools 

Pre-schools include – Birdhaven, Sandhurst Pre-Preparatory College in Sandton, LAP Norwood, Rosebank Primary School,
Garden Road Montessori Preschool, Abacus Kidz Preschool, Houghton Estate Preschool. 

High schools 

Bellavista School, Hype Park High, Parktown
High, Kingsmead College, Crawford Sandton, Rosebank Progress College etc 

Public transportation 

Four minutes drive to Rosebank Gautrain station 

Gautrain bus runs just off Oxford Road and
Glenhove Drive.  

Property Details

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Lounges
  • 2 Dining Area

Property Features