This prestigious and totally uniquely designed home by the well-known Dutch architect, John van der Werke, has one of the most sought-after locations in Old Waterkloof. It is surrounded by Ambassadorial Residences which adds to the general security of this breath taking home and its surroundings.
A very special feature of this home is the fine art of woodwork that was done throughout this prestigious home and solid Kiaat sourced from Tanzania with exceptional handcrafted wooden features, grace this extraordinary and very spacious home. The lovely carved and broad wooden staircase, special door and window frames, the wooden panelling in the study and around the 3 enormous fireplaces, is true artwork and very rarely to be seen.
The farm style kitchen features hand painted Delft tiles with pictures of Cape farmhouses and adds to the very special all round look and feel of this extra spacious home, built by master builder Jack Rodda.
The 4 triple sized living areas with extra high ceilings and solid wooden bulk heads with their 3 huge fireplaces, is ideal to entertain up to 200 people at a time and overlook a lovely landscaped garden with huge trees and running lawns – a children’s paradise! There is also an enormous outside entertainment patio leading from the lounge and family room. Both the lounge and dining room as well as the study, has huge fireplaces.
The eye catching round staircase with a staircase lift, take you to the upper level with its 4 ultra-spacious bedrooms and bathrooms. The main-bedroom with private lounge and dressing areas plus a huge full bathroom, is of an exceptional big size hardly to be found and has a private balcony offering great views over Pretoria.
In addition there are double neat domestic quarters with its own kitchenette, 2 garages with its own store room and workshop and a borehole. General security is excellent.