Bordering Bishopscourt, off Klaasens Road and inside Wynberg Park this large spacious and versatile residence has a unique location. Your family and the ‘furkids’ will enjoy living with peace of mind inside this well maintained and managed gated park. With well-observed opening and closing times, this substantial property is one of only five houses located inside Wynberg Park on a section of land that was once a part of the Alphen Farm.
Wynberg Park lies between Bishopscourt, Constantia and Upper Wynberg in an elevated position on Wynberg Hill. Residents describe their location as a hidden secret. The Park closes at 7pm and being a cul-de-sac, the access after these hours is for residents only. This substantial and versatile property has been renovated by the architect owner over a decade to offer an abundance of living areas. Surrounded by established trees and set in an easy to maintain waterwise garden with a borehole sourcing the water reserve under the dolomite layer that is the geological reason for Wynberg Hill.
Designed to be cool in summer and warm in winter, the sunroom conservatory is one of a few exciting features. Another feature is the huge covered pool with water feature embraced by new Palau wooden decked entertainment area - a 'Home & Garden' picture by day and night. Another significant feature is this property's versatility with two one bedroom spacious flats, a great opportunity for additional income, work from home or the extended family.
The main house has a spacious entrance hall and through double French glass doors leads to a partly open plan lounge and dining room with wooden beams, high ceilings, and feature stone fireplace. This heart of the home leads to the attractive well-fitted kitchen (with breakfast-nook) the sun-room and a guest suite with double shower which is a conversion of the ample downstairs area that was done for the owner’s elderly parent, however, this could be kept as a guest suite or returned to a TV room and downstairs guest toilet.
Upstairs has been reconfigured from an original five bedrooms and two bathrooms to an exciting versatile new and indulgent configuration comprising a huge main en-suite (with a corner spa bath and shower and double basins) and a well fitted dressing room and a second bedroom, a second bathroom, a small upstairs living room and two studies alternatively two additional bedrooms. This interesting area is a dream for teenage kids and you need to see it to understand its versatility as well as great views over Constantia Valley.
More about the two flats: The two comfortable self-contained flats each consists of lounge, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. All furniture in the fully fitted flats is included in the sale. They have their geysers and electricity meters and they do not impact on the privacy of the main dwelling.
Security: The unique location is 'naturally' secure. As the owner says "nobody knows we are here and our three dogs are golden retrievers!". Notwithstanding the ‘zero incidents in 12 years’, an investment in peace of mind is secured by excellent security measures such as camera intercom, perimeter beams, internal beams, remote electric gate and razor perimeter wire, outdoor lighting and a fixed security gate between downstairs and upstairs.
Energy efficiency: With an emphasis on energy efficiency, the property has solar and gas geysers, double glazing in bedroom areas, roof insulation and extensive use of LED lighting.
A unique opportunity to own this classic French Provincial style home, with its enviable address and versatility makes this an excitingly different place to call home.