Houghton Estate, Johannesburg
Land Size: 1388m²
Floor Area: 1500m²
Opulent and sophisticated living in Houghton
This unique home offers an opportunity for a large or extended family to live in unparalleled luxury. This magnificent property balances the grandeur of an extravagant lifestyle with the convenience of cluster style life. The finishes are timeless and elegant and display the very best quality throughout. Timber framed glass doors and windows, double-volume foyer, Italian travertine tiles, large mosaic glass windows, wrought iron chandeliers and balustrades – and so the list goes on. The previous owners have created a unique space that invites the attention of a new owner with a sense of style and a desire to live in absolute comfort.
The home has incredible flow, creating easy spaces for living and entertaining. An open-plan contemporary kitchen opens into the dining room, sitting room and entertainment spaces. Complimented with a separate scullery, walk in cooler-room and pantry, the kitchen feels bright and sunny and is a lovely space to prepare meals and entertain informally. A private cherry wood study with large windows overlooks the garden. An additional private lounge opens onto the patio, jacuzzi and pool.
The main house has three bedrooms and bathrooms. The bathrooms are all en-suite, elegant and comfortable.
The east wing has a separate entrance and is a complete stand-alone home for family or guests. There is ten to twelve car underground garage. This separate area is a contemporary space – offering an open-plan kitchen, dining and living area. To maximise the gorgeous summer weather, the room opens out completely to a relaxed Moroccan-feel patio with bar , covered entertaining patio, a central pool and a jacuzzi. The upstairs area is accessed from a gorgeous, iron spiral staircase and incorporates a pyjama lounge, three on-suite bedrooms and a study. All bedrooms have wooden floors and the bathrooms are finished with travertine and marble. A central lift from the twelve-car underground parking gives easy access.
Additional features of the home include a large basement gym, solar geysers for all bathrooms, a generator and pre-paid electricity. There is a borehole and water attenuation tanks – collecting all water run-off. The property is in the best location in the suburb and offers convenient proximity to Shopping centres, Schools, Universities, Hospitals, Golf courses and easy access to the highway.
- Two homes or a self-contained separate wing.
- Large patios, bar, pool & jacuzzi in each wing.
- Bespoke chandeliers, wrought iron balustrades and cabinetry.
- Six en-suite bedrooms open onto roof-top gardens.
- Solar geysers, borehole, generator and attenuation tank for water collection.