This large character thatched home is a heritage property built in Pinelands in 1935. Lovingly renovated,this gorgeous comfortable home is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing family holiday. The home accommodates up to 12 people in 6 bedrooms.
A double story house with original Oregon wooden floors and features is unique in that it sleeps 8 people upstairs and 4 people down stairs. The downstairs bedrooms are designed as self-catering suites, each having a well-equipped kitchenette and televisions with full satellite TV channels. The downstairs bedrooms enjoy views of the front garden and are quiet and peaceful. Take a break for an afternoon relaxation in the peace and quiet of these tranquil spaces. Both of these rooms lead into the house, one directly, the other is slightly more private with its entrance opposite the main house’s front door.
The modern well equipped kitchen is the heart of the home. Featuring a double oven, 5 burner gas hob and double fridge/freezer with water/ice dispenser and a TV. A separate scullery houses the dishwasher, washing machine and a second fridge for keeping your summer drinks ice cold. The kitchen flows through to the entertainment area, pool and pretty back garden. The covered entertainment area is large with comfortable seating that allows you to relax in the tranquil garden setting. To the side of the covered area we have a large tree under which you can relax with a book, enjoy a sundowner, or just listen to the birds.
There is a gas braai, Weber barbeque and a free standing braai for you to cook up a storm and a large outside table for eating alfresco under the shade of the tree. Enjoy a swim in our refreshing salt water pool or go inside into the cool of the house (thatched homes are famous for being cool in summer) kick back in the large family room and chill out watching a movie on our large flat screen TV. On a cooler night light our wood burning fireplace/stove and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere.
The second lounge is perfect for the kids to have a break from mum and dad and play a game of Wii or watch TV and movies. The house has WiFi throughout and the two main TV’s are Smart TV’s.
The bathrooms are modern and functional, mostly with showers, with the main bathroom upstairs featuring a large spa bath.
Park up to 4 vehicles behind automated gates, with an additional 2 vehicles in the automated double garage. The house is fully alarmed. The garden automatically irrigated.
Pinelands is a picturesque leafy suburb, which arguably is the most central location to enjoy all that the Cape has to offer. The suburb has many beautiful homes, many of which are characteristic thatched homes that are reminiscent of an English village. Fantastically located, with wine farms a mere 20 minutes away. Cavendish shopping center 10 minutes, Kirstenbosch gardens 10 minutes, Muizenburg beach 20 minutes, Camps Bay 30 minutes, Blouberg 30 minutes and a fast and easy 5 minute drive from the airport. The house is conveniently situated within a 3 minute drive to a great local shopping center that will provide for all of your daily shopping needs. We are also within a walking distance to a great Spar that has the most amazing bakery that bakes fresh croissants daily, And Magic-Aroma an award winning Italian restaurant.
The house is fully alarmed and linked to Pinewatch private security firm for emergency services.
There are two separate self catering suites each sleeping 2 people, one with a queen size bed, the other with a king size bed that can be split into 2 singles by arrangement.
The house has a large main lounge/family room, and a smaller second lounge an entrance hall, a guest bathroom (shower) and toilet and open plan kitchen and dining room which all look out onto the entertainment area and back garden.
There is a wine storage area in the kitchen with separate drinks fridge in the scullery.
The scullery has a dish washer, washing machine and tumble dryer, double basin.
There is a wood burning fireplace/stove in the family lounge.
The kitchen is fully equipped with 5 burner AEG gas hob and extractor fan an AEG double eye level
oven, a well-lit island, and a well sized pantry and double fridge/ freezer.
Upstairs: 4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms 1 study
The main bedroom has a queen size bed, is spacious, full of character with an open thatch roof.
The main family bathroom has a large shower, double basin vanity and spa bath. (not ensuite).
The two other bedrooms have double beds and share a modern bathroom with double basins and a large shower.
The smaller bedroom has a single bed with a second pull out mattress suitable for children to share.
All bedrooms have views of your pretty surroundings and fans
(Kalahari) Self contained suite with queen size bed. Ensuite bathroom. TV with full DSTV. Kitchenette with bar fridge/kettle/toaster/all plates & cutlery for 2 people. This room leads into the kitchen scullery area. It has its own driveway behind automated gates.
(Duchess) Self contained suite with king size bed (or can split to 2 singles). Ensuite bathroom. TV with full DSTV. Kitchenette with bar fridge/kettle/toaster/all plates & cutlery for 4 people. This room is adjoined to the house but has its own entrances. Parking is provided next to the room in the main driveway. Its entrance is opposite the front door so great for a couple that want a bit of privacy but still be part of the main house.
Main bedroom : queen size bed. TV with DVD player only. Open thatch roof. Large & spacious. Not ensuite, But large bathroom in the next room.
Bedroom 1 : double bed
Bedroom 2 : double bed
Bedrooms 1 & 2 share a bathroom (double basins)
Bedroom 3 : a smaller room with a single bed & single pull out base (suitable for 1 to 2 children)
This bedroom can use the main family bathroom of the bathroom that beds 1 & 2 use
2 bathrooms upstairs (each with double basins and large showers)
3 bathrooms downstairs (2 in the self contained units, one in the main house)
Double fridge/freeze (with water & ice dispenser)
Additional fridge for drinks in the scullery
Free standing braai