5 Bed House in Poortview
R 3 500 000
5 Bed House in Poortview
R 3 500 000Can I afford this?
3 Bedroom house plus 2 cottages in Poortview
This interesting property is for the true nature lover! It comprises of a 3 bedroom home with wrap-around patio, plus 2 one bedroom cottages. The one cottage is close to the main dwelling and the second cottage is lower down and has a thatch roof.
This property is situated on the Northern slope of the hill towards the Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden. The main dwelling has an open-plan living area, which opens up onto a wrap-around verandah where unspoilt views can be enjoyed. The jacuzzi is privately situated in a secluded corner of the verandah. A quiet and softly trickling natural water feature enhances the bird life. The secuity comprises of an electrified perimeter fence, complimented with beams and sensors. The Black Eagles often fly over this property and Guinea fowl and Pheasants pay visits regularly.
The wooden floors throughout the living area are bamboo-floors. Some of the bathrooms have energy saving gas heating systems. The are only carports and no lock-up garages.
This property is situated in Poortview (Ruimsig), an exclusive superb suburb in the vicinity of the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens with the Witpoortjie waterfall and the Crocodile river, the Roodekrans Ridge where the Black eagles feed, the Ruimsig Entomological Reserve (home to the Ruimsig Copper butterfly), an International Golf course and athletic stadium. In close proximity is the International Monash University, the Silver Star Casino, and the world renowned Cradle of Humankind is twenty minutes away!
Life style in this area is exciting and fun filled. You have the best of two worlds with the pleasures of farm life on the one hand and the luxuries of city life and the other hand. Enjoy having horses, ducks, geese, chickens laying eggs daily, sheep, a cow or two for your daily milk, a pond with fish, a large store for your small tractor and farm equipment, owl boxes with owls, an aviary with bird song all day, an orchard filled with fruit trees, a large vegetable and herb garden. Your children can enjoy their own cricket pitch, tennis or squash court, olympic pool, kiddies play area and jungle gyms. Also build and equip your own private gym, sauna and steam bath. For the cherry on the top, design and build your own family chapel on these large well treed stands. The added benefit of living in this area is that the Walter Sisulu National Botanical garden is on your doorstep for daily walks, jogs, picnics, a quiet moment, a visit to the Witpoortjie waterfall, a lunch in the park, bird watching in the bird hide, enjoying the outside gym area, meeting friends, viewing the Black Eagles in flight or on their nest at the waterfall, taking the kids to the play area and teaching them to observe and enjoy nature with all its attributes.
For the more energetic there is the International Athletic stadium and Country Club with golf course as well as the Planet Fitness gym.
Restaurants in the Silver Star Casino include:- Billy G - Buffet, Calisto's - Portuguese, Col'Cacchio - Pizzeria, Publicity Bar & Grill, Silver Arrow Spur, Steak restaurant, Black Cherry Coffee Shop, Vigour & Verve Coffee Shop. Fast Foods - Mi-Vami Continental Delicacies, Noodle Bar - Chinese Cuisine, RAJ Express - Indian Cuisine, Steers - Flamed grilled Burgers 6 Cinemas and the world renowned Cradle of Humankind is twenty minutes away!
Restaurants & Take-Aways:
Hooters, Chicken & Pizza Perfect, Nandos, KFC, Pizza Del Forno, Rock Cod Fish & Grill, Chinese Kitchen, The Daily Coffee Cafe, Rock Cod Country Restaurant, Turn & Tender, Mugg & Bean, Rocco Mammas.
Ruimsig Boulevard, Featherbrooke Village, Cradle Stone Mall, Clearwater Mall.
Medical & Hospitals:
Ruimsig Medical Centre, Life Pinehaven Hospital, Flora Hospital, Wilgeheuwel Hospital.
Schools in the area and within close proximity:
Maragon Private School, Eagle House School, King's School, Ruimsig Nursery School, Little Star Nursery School, Trinity House, Little Eagles, EduFun for Kids, Ruimsig Montessori, Muldersdrift Primary, Roodekrans Primary, Ridgevale Primary, Swim Jozi.
University: Monash International University.
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The Roodepoort region is one of the most attractive residential areas in Johannesburg, offering charming suburbs amid rolling hills, with superb views of the city to the east, and the Magaliesburg to the west. There are plenty of open spaces, golf courses and entertainment areas, as well as what many consider the city’s finest park, the Walther Sisulu Botanical Gardens.Find out more about Roodepoort