This Georgian home built in the late 1800's for Durban's first mayor sits in a commanding position on the crest of the ridge in Glenwood. Historical features abound with stained glass windows, wooden floors, high ceilings and, most importantly, the frieze above the original fire place which has been replicated from the Dick King Statue. Adapted and modernised, this wonderful family home offers all the luxuries plus a view over Durban's skyline and harbour.
The spacious formal lounge, with its exquisite granite floor tiles, features large picture windows and sliding doors that open the room out to the veranda, a lovely garden and views. The kitchen offers solid Maple wood bespoke cupboards with granite counter tops, hob and under counter oven. The granite flooring from the formal lounge extends through the dining room and into the kitchen. The dining room is open plan to a prep kitchen which has a centre island set in a featured curve of the floor to ceiling windows. Easy access to the outside decks, which overlook the garden and offer views over Durban, enable entertaining on a grand scale. The family lounge has the original Oregon pine wooden floors and a delightful bay window that overlooks the swimming pool and gazebo. The fifth bedroom is located downstairs and similarly offers granite floor tiles and has built in cupboards.
The staircase opens onto an upstairs landing that offers access to four bedrooms. The air-conditioned main bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a bath, shower over the bath, basin and toilet. French doors open the main bedroom out to a covered wooden deck offering commanding views over Durban. The second bedroom features the same magnificent bay window as the family lounge. The third bedroom is carpeted and offers built in cupboards and the fourth bedroom is currently used as a home office. The family bathroom offers a bath, shower over the bath, basin and toilet.
The poolside entertainment gazebo has a built in braai and offers canvas awnings as shelter from bad weather. There is drive in access and secure off street parking for four cars. Staff accommodation and ablutions are included. There is excellent security with 24 hour access control, Trellidors, an alarm system and outside beams. Air-conditioners have been strategically placed throughout the home. This lovely home has been immaculately maintained over the years and includes characterful features of yesteryear alongside the modern requirements needed for today's lifestyle. Home is our story - write your next chapter with us.
Glenwood is a large suburb in Berea. This is a middle class suburb predominantly made up of older freestanding houses. The building style of many of the houses dates back to the 1950s and 1960s, some from even earlier than that. This means that most Glenwood homes are built to last with roomy interiors and enough space for a large family. Plot sizes vary from only a little more ground than the house takes up to...
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