5 bedroom House for sale in Johannesburg
Saxonwold, Johannesburg

Asking Price ZAR8,900,000

5 Bedroom House For Sale in Saxonwold, Johannesburg

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Creative multi-generational family home.

A creative gem that opens a door to a time when artists and family would enjoy space and beauty. The walls speak of happy memories, in the home that belonged to world-renowned artist, Hannetjie Van der Wat. The original house was built in the 1940’s and then purchased by Mrs Van der Wat and her husband in 1955. This was a manor house on a significant piece of land in the heart of Saxonwold.

The house was extended and renovated in the 1970’s. The additions, which were designed by the famous architect Sidney Abramowitz, created an extra-large open-plan dining room and sunken lounge that must have doubled as a gallery on many occasions. A timeless space, bound by floor to ceiling windows and massive views of the established garden and incredible cycads.

Above this space is Mrs Hannetjie Van der Wat’s studio. By rights, this should be an historical art museum, as Mrs Van de Wat painted in that studio for almost 70 years. The outside roof-top patios where large canvases would be left to dry could well be turned into magnificent rooftop gardens.

This is a multi-generational creative home, with 5 bedrooms, study areas, and apace for a music room or play room, with plenty of cupboard space and 5 garages.

If you have a passion for classic style with an elegance from a by-gone era, this masterpiece has the bones to be turned into a beautiful family home, that has the provenance to match.

An alternative option would be to use the incredible location of this acre property to create a unique, smaller cluster-style development, which is in huge demand in this area.

Property size: 4004 sqm

Property Features

  • Magnificent property with sub division potential. A developers dream.
  • Separate wing offers potential for work from home, studio or multi-generational living.
  • Wonderful position on one of the best streets in Saxonwold.
  • An opportunity to be part of South African art history.
  • 4004 sqm of Prime Land.
  • Established Garden with incredible trees and enormous Cycads.
  • 5 Garages (Car collector’s dream space!).

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Lieska Dieperink
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