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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Johannesburg, Greater Johannesburg, Gauteng
Our upmarket, spacious, secure bright and beautifully furnished garden cottage, set on a 6800 square meter property, in the upmarket area of Houghton (1.5km from Rosebank) has a the feel of being on a wine farm yet is central to everything .The main house was built by Sir Herbert Baker in 1905. He was also the architect of the Union Buildings in Pretoria and many Johannesburg heritage homes. As you drive onto the property you will have the sense of being on an estate, whilst still being in the heart of Johannesburg, surrounded by beautiful giant 100 year old trees.

The 80 square meter (800 square feet) cottage is stand alone and has a beautiful garden of its own. The open plan dinning and living area is spacious with big windows overlooking the garden, it had a comfy couch with flat screen Tv Netflix as well as free fast unlimited Wif...
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Listing #FKN7293320
About the Owner
Tessa L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:93%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2016
Interaction with guests
We live on the property and are always happy to have a chat to answer any questions you may have. I can be reached on my cell phone during the day and early evening . I Am happy to offer advice on great restaurants and things to do. If we go away our lovely housekeeper or Housesitter will be there to welcome you and show you around. They will be on the property for the duration of your stay. We hope you have a lovely stay. Please stroll through our Exquisite garden, feel free to take a dip in the pool . A picnic blanket is provided in the bedroom cupboard, feel free to relax with a bottle of wine whilst enjoying our gorgeous sunsets. We are available should you need us but will leave you and give you complete privacy should you not.
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

The unit is safe, centrally located and close to shopping malls. The staff's attention to detail and friendly nature is commendable.

Date of stay: April 2017
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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
We would love you to have a great time. No parties. Please chat with us first should you be having guests over. Please note that there is no smoking in the cottage.
    1 Shower
    1 King
    1 Twin
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  • Cleaning fee: $30 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $297 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Houghton/Riviera is a beautiful upmarket area in the North of Johannesburg. 2 houses down lives the former South African president, President Mbeki. The suburb is a beautiful one to walk through with 100 year old tree lined avenues. The Johannesburg Zoo, a short walk away.

We are exceptionally well located, a block from the Gautrain bus, just over 1 km (2 US$ by Uber) to the Rosebank shopping district with trendy restaurants and upmarket malls and a Gautrain station. Trendy Melrose Arch is 4km away, Sandton shopping district and business hub 8km away. Maboneng district (inner city rejuvenation and Art district) 5km.

3 min to the M1 highway.

1 km from Joburg Zoo and Military museum and 2km to Zoo lake and Moyo restaurant.
Getting around
Uber is excellent and very affordable
Car not needed
How to get there
Railway: Gautrain: 1.3 km
Uber is outstanding and very affordable (2US$ to Rosebank).
There are bus stops within a block of us.
Rosebank Gautrain station just over 1.7km away.
Private airport shuttles can be arranged.
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