A gracious and elegant family home offering everything for the discerning buyer. Perched high on the hill in Upper Glenwood the views from the home are remarkable. Floor to ceiling aluminium picture windows in every room take full advantage of these views. Quality fittings and finishes throughout the home, from natural stone flooring, to concealed lighting features, granite stairs and mirror cupboards, all add to the style of the home. Entry into the home is through a stylish and modern entrance hall offering concealed storage units behind mirror doors. The vast formal living room features a built in display cabinet as well as a matching built in stylish pub. The fitted Bang and Olufsen music system and speakers are included in the sale of the property. Wall to wall windows overlook the five hole Putt-Putt course, swimming pool and Durban's skyline. The open plan breakfast room similarly offers wonderful views as well as access to the garden and viewing deck. The fully fitted home office / study offers two stylish built in glass desks and cabinets. Concealed lighting details and accents create a wonderful atmosphere in this modern room. The exceptionally large kitchen offers direct access to the dining room for an easy flow when entertaining. The kitchen features bespoke Cherrywood fitted cabinets with black granite counter tops. The fitted Miele appliances include a Ceran hob with an extractor hood, an eye level oven and a microwave. The built in cabinets include glass display doors and shelves, grocery cupboards and roll-top cabinet to conceal the electrical appliances. Both the dishwasher and washing machine in the kitchen are included in the sale. The back door of the kitchen opens to a court yard and the completely separate outbuilding. This outbuilding consists of a laundry, storeroom and triple staff quarters with a bathroom and a kitchen with fitted Miele appliances. The top loader washing machine and dryer in the outside laundry are included in the sale of the home. This outbuilding can very easily be converted into a separate and spacious self contained garden cottage or a suite of offices for a professional person if so desired.
The main bedroom is enormous with glass sliding doors leading out to a wooden deck that offers sublime views over Durban and the harbour. Mirror sliding doors conceal the entrance to an elegant en-suite bathroom that has a shower steam room, a Jacuzzi bath, double basins set in a vanity with a natural stone counter top and a Hollywood styled vanity mirror with lights as well as a separate toilet. Similarly the built in cupboards are all mirror sliding doors, reflecting the wonderful view into every corner of the room. Both the second and third bedrooms are large enough to easily accommodate a king size bed as well as desk area for homework or studies. There are two family bathrooms, the first features double basins with a double shower featuring both a rain shower and a standard shower head, a bath and toilet. The second family bathroom has a feature shower, basin and toilet. The downstairs of the home can be accessed down the staircase in the bedroom wing of the home. The downstairs area consists of a large open plan room which can be an additional family lounge or play area, two further rooms which could be bedrooms and a bathroom with a separate toilet. This downstairs features glass sliding doors that open out to the poolside patio. The downstairs of the home offers independent access and it can be used as garden flat for the extended family, a self contained guest suite, a children's play room or an office for a professional person wishing to work from home. Split level air conditioners have been strategically placed throughout the home in addition to the ducted air conditioning system. Flooring in the home is a combination of natural stone flooring, tiles, laminate flooring and carpeting. There are excellent security systems, including two electric access control gates, one of which is a roller shutter door, an 8 channel CCTV camera system, electric fence and an alarm. Access through the front door is keyless with a numeric keypad. This home offers so many opportunities call today for a viewing appointment
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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