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- 3 bedrooms
- 4 bathrooms
- QC Approved Listing
Property descriptionDARE TO LIVE!This unique custom-built home in Olivewood Estate is set over three levels. It has clean, modern lines with bold architectural angles which have been designed to modern perfection. This design aesthetic has left no detail or component unconsidered.
The open-plan living spaces flow effortlessly onto the magnificent entertainment areas and Eva-tech decking. Views from the raised tranquil pool area showcase the beautifully landscaped garden which lies adjacent to a spectacular green belt, housing an indigenous water-wise garden of succulents and aloes.
It embraces an industrial designed wine cellar defined by raw, unfinished utilitarian materials, culminating in a tranquil vibe.
Featuring 3 spacious bedrooms, 3 luxurious en-suite bathrooms plus a contemporary guest bathroom. All bathrooms are fitted with Italian Catalano basins and soft close wall-hung toilets, Geberit in-wall cisterns, Hansgrohe taps, rain showers and imported baths. The main bathroom includes an extra-large bath as well as a bespoke illuminated vanity mirror.
e open-plan living area’s focal point is a beautifully Italian crafted free-standing pellet fireplace with remote start up and management functions. The fireplace is also ducted through to the main and one of the guest bedrooms upstairs.
Boasting large format Italian tiled floors with under-floor heating, Spanish wall tiles, custom solid oak doors and extra high ceiling throughout culminate in a sense of contemporary space. Flooring includes European Oak engineered floors in the main and one guest bedroom.
The house comes complete with grid-tied-3-phase electricity allowing future income earning potential. Powered by means of 24 x 260W solar panels and a 6KW inverter during the day. Battery back-up provides a seamless and automatic switch over to stored power operating a “green circuit” including all lights, most plug points and essential appliances should no Eskom power be present.
All bedrooms feature their own aircon units. Window glass is Low E minimising loss of heat in the winter which is further supported with alu-bubble insulation under roof tiles and thermal cellulose fibre in all ceilings. The home has two solar geysers with electric elements connected to timers ensuring ample permanent hot water with minimal electricity usage.
The fully-integrated custom designed kitchen with separate scullery is built from solid bamboo together with German non-scratch Fenix matt services. Caeserstone tops, soft close gas lifts, drawers & doors, LED undercounter lighting, Hansgrohe taps and pop-up plugs maintain a simplified, yet practical look and feel. SMEG appliances including combi oven (micro, grill, convection all in one), free-standing gas stove with electric oven and a concealed extraction unit are featured.
At the centre of the house is a bespoke floating staircase built from mild steel, with treads and landing in solid flamed granite. Suspended retro enamel factory lights illuminate the double volume over the staircase. Safety glass surrounds the upstairs landings and balcony areas.
External walls feature slate cladding in key areas together with additional decking and a koi pond to ground the home back to a sense of nature. The garden includes an irrigation system with timers and water-management controls fed by a 25 000 litre underground storage tank. Natural ground water is collected by means of a catchment system beneath the cellar which is pumped into the tank. The low maintenance koi pond and is a wetlands bio system with no filtration other than natural bio filtration necessary. The pump is connected to “green” system should a power failure occur.
This home presents a Japanese Zen garden with Eva-tech decking built above the 3 car garage. Well positioned LED and CFL lighting enhances the garden and home by night. Connectivity hosts Telkom fibre into the house – no landlines.
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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