Reception Rooms : Lounge - carpeted, venetian blinds, fireplace, view of garden & patio / pool area.
Guests toilet with Handbasin.
Dining room : Tiled with view into garden atrium
TV room: Tiled with view into garden atrium
Study : Carpeted, with view into garden atrium
Patio : Large, enclosed on 3 sides, tiled, fabulous entertainment area, readily accessible to kitchen, lounge, TV room and bedrooms.
Kitchen : Modern with dining / service counter and direct access to patio & pool area, extensive cupboard space.
Bedrooms : Bedroom area is fully secured - security gate closing off from rest of house.
Main en suite, carpeted, walk in wardrobe, sliding door opening onto pool area (Trellidor ), mirror wall.
Two other rooms carpeted with sliding doors opening onto pool area, large cupboards.
Bathrooms: Two full, tiled bathrooms with view into garden atrium
Servants : Large servants room with tiled bathroom and own separate entrance.
5. Garaging : Double garage with motorised, remotely controlled double door, directly accessible from house.
Carport behind remotely controlled, motorised door.
6. Garden : Small, tropical garden with irrigation system.
The large, yet compact, modern house was designed and built by Gill, the award winning architect / builder, with the demands for modern, elegant living of senior corporate executives / diplomats in mind. The house is situated in a "closed" suburb, no more than 10 minutes away the Sandton City complex and the new South African Stock Exchange where all the South African share trading takes place. It has a small, easily maintained, irrigated garden, giving rise to its categorisation as a "cluster – styled" home, without having the negative aspects of true cluster living where one is always aware of the presence of neighbours and the possibility of being overheard.
The residence can be considered ultra – secure by any standards, being in a manned, boomed, suburb. The house has its own electronic fence and burglar alarm that can be linked to an external, armed response security company if required. All bedrooms are fitted with Trellidors (steel latticed burglar proof door) inside the sliding glass doors, opening out onto the swimming pool / patio entertainment area. The sleeping area itself can be separately secured from the rest of the house.
The house is light and airy, being fitted with skylights and glass domes along a large part of the long passage connecting the entrance hall with the reception rooms, comprising dining room, TV room, study and formal lounge. The kitchen overlooks the patio and pool, making it possible for a hostess to participate in any social activities on the patio while preparing a meal. The elevated, sheltered, north facing patio is an ideal place to spend summer evenings entertaining friends or business associates.
All bedrooms and the formal lounge have large "full wall" glass sliding doors that open onto the magnificent entertainment area overlooking the elegant swimming pool, while all the reception rooms open onto the garden or their own atriums. The bedrooms and reception rooms are fitted with under floor heating, making it particularly comfortable in winter.
Access to the garage that is fitted with motorised door, is directly from the entrance hall, making it possible to arrive home or leave without being exposed to the elements. A covered carport, also fitted with a motorised door, provides parking for a third or even a fourth vehicle or trailer. The carport provides access and cover for deliveries to the property.
Accommodation for domestic help is provided in the form of a single room with its own bathroom. Access to the room that has its own separate entrance from the street, is totally independent from that to the main dwelling.