4 Bedroom House in Berea
R 11 950 000
4 Bedroom House in Berea
R 11 950 000
This gracious and elegant home, with the finest finishes throughout, offers everything a family desires.
Take the elevator from your double garage directly to the entrance portico of this magnificent home. This mansion was designed by renowned architect, Peter Butler and built in 2006.
A double volume entrance hall provides a warm welcome into the home and houses a beautiful wooden staircase and ornate balustrade. A large crystal chandelier reflects the sunlight during the day and provides a warm welcoming glow in the evenings.
The entrance hall leads into a large formal lounge, which flows seamlessly into the formal dining room and out through large doors onto the expansive covered patio. A built in stainless steel gas braai and cooker hood on the patio ensure the ease of entertaining on warm summer nights. The eighteen seater dining room table is accommodated with ease and similarly opens out to the patio. There is direct access from the kitchen into the dining room to facilitate serving at meal times.
An expansive wooden fitted kitchen features elaborate display cabinets. The Caesar stone counter tops house a Miele electric hob and a built in hot tray. In addition there is a built in Miele expresso coffee machine and Defy double oven. The modern glass cooker hood over the electric hob accentuates the style and class of the kitchen. The kitchen offers a separate scullery area as well as a pantry.
A breakfast room is located off the kitchen and features a magnificent chandelier set in a pressed ceiling as well as large windows that overlook the sheltered piazza and water feature. Sliding doors enable the breakfast room to be separated from the kitchen.
The television lounge has been fitted with a wall to wall screen and a projector to create the ideal home cinema.
The guest bedroom located at the end of the passage downstairs features an en-suite bathroom that offers a shower, toilet and basin set in granite counter tops. A home office / study is located adjacent to the guest bedroom and features built in shelving.
The guest cloakroom, off the entrance hall, features a corner basin with granite tops.
The ground floor of this glorious home has been tiled in the finest Italian tiles and electric blinds have been fitted to the expansive windows in the double volume entrance hall.
The majestic staircase in gleaming wood, leads you to the open upstairs landing where the wooden floors are continued beyond the security door. The ornate and decorative security door located at the entrance to the bedroom wing secures this section of the home from the ground floor.
The third bedroom upstairs houses two single antique beds and offers an en-suite bathroom. The bathroom features a toilet, a bath with granite splash back and a basin set in a granite counter top. A linen room is located next to this bedroom.
The expansive second bedroom upstairs has doors that open out to the upstairs veranda that offer unsurpassed views of Durbans skyline. To take full advantage of this panoramic outlook the en-suite bathroom has been designed with plantation shutters that open the bathroom up so that one can enjoy this view while relaxing in the Jacuzzi bath. The en-suite bathroom features a Jacuzzi bath, a basin, both of which are set in granite, and a toilet. Like all the bedrooms upstairs, the second bedroom is carpeted and offers built in cupboarding.
The exceptionally large main bedroom similarly features plantation shutters in the en-suite bathroom to take full advantage of the awesome views, particularly from the Jacuzzi bath. This lavish bathroom features two basins, both set in granite counter tops, a Jacuzzi bath, a large shower with wall jets, as well as a separate toilet and bidet. A television and telephone have been installed in the toilet for convenience. The heated towel rails have been strategically positioned above the Jacuzzi bath. The gentlemans walk in wardrobe and the larger, separate ladies walk in wardrobe are located at the entrance to the main bedroom. Large doors from the main bedroom open out the upstairs veranda which houses a coffee machine and a fridge.
The landscaped and manicured garden is completely level and houses a plunge pool. An irrigation system has been installed. The garden is easily accessible from the ground floor veranda and entrance portico.
The staff quarters are located at the rear of the property. There are two staff rooms, both feature a bathroom en-suite that offers a shower and a toilet as well as a kitchenette. There is an additional staff toilet. There is a separate electrical distribution board for the staff quarters. The laundry room is located off the piazza.
The home has been fitted with a generator which will provide power for the basic functions of the home, excluding the stoves and ovens. There are three geysers which have been strategically located on the outside walls at the rear of the house. The entire home is airconditioned.
There is garaging for six cars. All the garages have electric doors and all been tiled and airconditioned. The garages on the left house a wine cellar that has been fitted with three fridges and the garages on the right accommodate the lift. There is extensive cupboarding and storage space in the garages. These garages can easily be used for large gatherings or childrens parties. Besides the lift, there is a staircase that leads from the garages up to the entrance portico of the home. There is additional storage under the home.
Mirrors have been strategically placed in the garages for security. The entire alarm system in the home is wireless and CCTV cameras and electric fencing has been installed.
Only the best quality fittings and finishes have been used throughout this truly opulent home.
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