A striking lodge styled thatched home with magnificent outdoor entertainment areas, set on a large 1/2 Ha stand with graveled driveways, paved walkways and environmentally friendly low maintenance landscaped garden combines well with the natural bush. The property is situated in the safe and secure Zebula Nature Reserve and Golf Estate.
Blending stone, thatch and natural materials, all luxurious rooms are beautifully decorated. This exclusive manor has 4 beautifully furnished bedrooms with outside showers. Each bedroom has a queen sized bed and is en-suite. A 5th sleeping quarters in the form of a self-sufficient cottage provides another excellent option. The main house is fully air-conditioned in all bedrooms. The lounge and dining area are open plan providing guests with the perfect social setting. This gives holiday makers a secluded, luxurious destination on one hand and an enjoyable amount of open space on the other. A beautiful covered patio leads onto the pool with uninterrupted bush views.
Details of the Home
• 4 x bedrooms all ensuite with outside showers (4 x Queen beds)
• 1 x outside cottage ensuite (twin beds)
• 2 bedrooms will have stack beds to sleep two 2 children each
• Air-conditioning in all bedrooms except outside cottage
• Open Plan lounge and dining area
• Outside dining area
• Swimming Pool
• Bar area
This fully furnished and equipped property is situated in the safe and secure Zebula Nature Reserve and Golf Estate. Zebula is a unique 1600 hectares fully completed lifestyle destination set 40 km/30 min west of Bela Bela (formerly Warmbaths) in the malaria-free Waterberg region of the Limpopo Province. A 2 hr 15 min drive from Johannesburg, access is via highway and tarred road right up to the Zebula main gate, alternatively approximately 15 – 30 min by light aircraft or helicopter.
*The main lodge consisting of a single storey double volume open plan building that houses 2 lounge areas, a dining area, bar, kitchen, scullery and guest loo.
*Two double volume freestanding wings that houses four bedrooms each with a full en-suite bathroom, outdoor shower and private patio.
*A cottage with a bedroom, lounge, kitchenette area, a shower bathroom and courtyard.
*An outdoor under roof lounge and thatched walkway that leads from the main lodge to the two bedroom wings
*Two thatched carports with parking for 4 cars. The two double carports may be converted into additional accommodation and further planning permission from the estate or municipality is not required
*A thatched lapa with a sink and server.The lapa opens up on a large Boma with a round centred fireplace/braai/barbecue
*A 4 x 3 m Martini Pool set in a teak deck that accommodates two thatched umbrellas with seating (Pool sizes in the estate are restricted to conserve water).
*A second large “Bush” Boma with a round centred fireplace/braai/barbecue.
*Staff ablution facilities (toilet, basin, shower)
*A small watering hole for animals.
The property is fully furnished and equipped and includes te following:
2 x DSTV dishes should should the new owner wish to install more DSTV units.
Fully equiped with glassware, ice buclets and ice bucket stands.
1 x Built-in bar fridge
1 x freezer box that can be switched over to a fridge when needed
1 x flat screen TV
1 x DSTV decoder
1 x UPS Box for back-up power supply to the TV installation
Fully equipped with pot, pans, baking trays, cooking utensils, slow cooker, toaster, kettle, crockery
1 x integrated fridge
1 x upright fridge freezer
1 x 600 mm electric oven with an electric ceramic hob and extractor
1 x 900 mm 5 hob gas stove with an electric oven and extractor
1 x warmer,
1 x built in microwave oven
1 x washing machine
1 x tumble drier
1 x dishwasher,
1 x UPS Box for back-up power supply for small appliances
1 x flat screenTV
1 x DVD player
1 x UPS Box for back-up power supply
EACH EN-SUITE BEDROOM:
Fully made-up with linen and towels.
1 x mini-bar fridge
1 x Fan
1 x air conditioner
1 x small electronic safe
1 x kettle and coffee station
1 x hair drier
Kitchenette with mini- fridge, hob and micro wave oven fully equipped with pot, pans, cooking
utensils, toaster, kettle, crockery and cutlery.
1 x fan
A Housekeeper is available from 8am to 5pm on all days including Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays. The housekeeper is responsible for tidying and cleaning but not to cook, wash or iron. Guests are welcome to tip the Housekeeper for work well done.
The property sleeps a total of 14 to 15 people:
* Bedroom 1 (1 Queen bed and 2 single stacking beds with waterproof sponge matresses) ensuite bathroom, with bath, shower, 2 basins, toilet, outdoor shower in own private courtyard plus own private patio.
* Bedroom 2 (1 Queen bed) ensuite bathroom, with bath, shower, 2 basins, toilet, outdoor shower in own private courtyard plus own private patio.
* Bedroom 3 (1 Queen bed an 2 single stacking beds with waterproof sponge matresses) ensuite bathroom, with bath, shower, 2 basins, toilet, outdoor shower in own private courtyard plus own private patio.
* Bedroom 4 (1 Queen bed) ensuite bathroom, with bath, shower, 2 basins, toilet, outdoor shower in own private courtyard plus own private patio.
* A bedroom with 2 single beds.
* A lounge/kitchenette area and an outdoor patio.
* A bathroom with shower, toilet and basin.
* The cottage is ideal for 2 people but the sofa in the lounge/kitchen area can be swapped for a bed by prior arrangement to accommodate 2 adults with 1 child OR 3 adults or teens.
GAME AND WILDLIFE
With Indigenous tree-covered hills and wide-open grasslands, Zebula Nature Reserve supports a wide variety of naturally occurring game, birds and small wildlife. Game include Kudu, Impala, Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, Blesbuck, Red Hartebeest, Giraffe, Eland, Jackal and Warthog, as well as many other indigenous species. Zebula has no predators and residents can do their own game drives and are able to walk, run and cycle on the estate enabling them to enjoy the bush, wildlife and game without concerns for personal safety. Big-5 vehicle, horseback and quad bike safaris can be enjoyed at a number of neighbouring private game reserves, all within a 10-15 km radius from the property.
The property is a 10-minute walk from the Zebula Clubhouse operated as a boutique Protea hotel with restaurants, bar, pro-shop, convenience shop and golf chalets that overlooks the 18-hole golf course. Guests have access to the following facilities at the clubhouse. The 18-hole Peter
Matkovich golf course, the health and beauty spa, a large swimming pool, kiddie pool, kiddie jungle gym, tennis courts, squash court and gym.
The activity centre offers game drives, elephant interactions and elephant back safaris and a range of other outdoor activities. Zebula is home to the famous orphaned rescued “Adventures with Elephants” elephants that was taken in when they were left without a home. http://www.adventureswithelephants.co.za/about-us/history
The golf course has a bushveld layout with wide fairways lined with indigenous grasses and a variety of bushveld trees. The routing of the course is excellent and every hole is isolated with no interference from players on any other holes. The housing on the estate is set well
back from the course and never comes into play. The practice facilities include a large putting green with 18 holes, a chipping green, a practice bunker and a 300 meter driving range with capacity for up to 50 players. Zebula has a full fleet of electric golf carts all fitted with state of the art GPS Systems.
To enquire about the above or to make bookings, phone reception on 014 734 7700. There is also an activity kiosk at the clubhouse for booking of activities when at Zebula.