Historic Cape Dutch styled homestead for sale in Pretoria, South Africa

Gauteng

€560,000 ID: 132442

This beautiful historic Cape Dutch styled homestead (1931), was built by former Minister of Lands, PGW Grobler. Piet Grobler was a great grand-nephew of President Paul Kruger and as founder of the South African National Park System, Piet Grobler established the Kruger National Park.

The property is situated in the suburb of Lydiana (Pretoria), which was also the name of the original farm, named after his wife, Lydia.

The homestead, set in a tranquil forest like plot of land is within walking distance from the Botanical Gardens and has good access to the N1 and N4 highways, several primary and secondary schools and various shopping centres. The property has hosted several weddings and other events over the past years.

The house has an adjoining studio apartment with bathroom and kitchen in the basement, and two staff quarters with communal bathroom behind the garage.

Currently a lifestyle property, it has the potential to establish a guesthouse, boutique hotel, conference facility or offices, with the adjacent undeveloped plot of land behind the house included in the price. This is a unique opportunity in this area.

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  • Details

    Exceptional offers
    Exceptional Value
    Year of construction
    1931
    Property type
    Cape Dutch
    Status
    Authentic
    Extra info
    Plot to build
    Plot size
    5,816 m²
    Total living area
    566 m²
    Scenery
    Garden(s)
    Security
    Yes
    Garage
    Detached
    Garage car spaces
    3
    Grounds
    Large terrace
    Sewage
    Septic Tank
    max. occupancy
    8
    Stories / levels
    1
    Telephone
    ADSL/Cable
  • Room information

    Total number of rooms
    13
    Bedrooms
    5
    All bathrooms
    3
    Toilets
    3
  • Special features

    • Caretaker cottage
    • Swimming pool
    • Guesthouse
  • Services in the area

    • School 1.9 km
    • Train Station 6.5 km
    • Supermarket 0.8 km
    • Airport 47.7 km
    • Hospital 5.9 km