Elegant Essenwood home offers convenient luxury and superb views
Now on the books of Seeff Berea at R11.95m is a gracious and elegant home designed by architect Peter Butler. With the finest finishes throughout, this property offers everything a discerning buyer could desire – including panoramic views of Durban. Situated in Durban's exclusive Essenwood with its well-established, tree-lined streets and classic architecture, this magnificent home is also ideally situated for its owners to appreciate the many top-class restaurants and cafes that reflect the relaxed local lifestyle. The area is also home to or close to many top private schools, like Durban Girls' College, Maris Stella and Clifton Preparatory, and so attracts families. Arriving at this four-bedroom property, a lift takes you from the double garage directly to the entrance. The ground floor is tiled in fine Italian tiles, and a double-volume entrance hall provides a warm welcome. The formal lounge and dining room have an expansive entertainment patio leading out to the landscaped garden and plunge pool. The kitchen features Miele appliances, granite counter tops, a pantry, separate scullery and a breakfast room that overlooks a piazza and water feature. The home cinema is fully equipped with a wall-to-wall screen and projector. From the gleaming wooden staircase one is led to the open upstairs landing where the wooden floors continue beyond the security door at the entrance to the bedroom wing. The bedrooms feature en suite bathrooms with quality fittings – including Jacuzzi baths with views of Durban's skyline in two of them. Fittings include granite-topped vanities, Hans Grohe taps and heated towel rails. The main en suite bathroom also has a phone and television, while the main bedroom has separate his and hers walk-in wardrobes. There are excellent views of Durban from the upstairs veranda, and the entire home is air-conditioned. It offers garage space for six cars, a wine cellar and two fully fitted staff quarters each with own kitchenette. Security includes CCTV cameras, a wireless alarm system and electric fencing. This home’s central location ensures ease of access to all major arterial roads. Durban's beachfront, golf courses, horse racing facilities, hospitals, schools, shopping centres and parks are just a few minutes away, as are the famous Botanical Gardens. It is an elegant and splendid example of the best of Essenwood and the lifestyle on offer there. For more information or to view please contact the agents and co-owners of Seeff Berea, Roger and Glynis Hoaten at 082 457 7117, email@example.com or 082 797 8246, firstname.lastname@example.org.