Historical spacious home and garden in Kimberley

Historical spacious home and garden in Kimberley

Mary-Anne

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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Our home was built in 1905 in Kimberley, a city known for the diamond rush in 1866 and depicts an english style architectural design. Kimberley, the capital of the Northern Cape province is situated in the centre of South Africa, between Johannesburg and Cape Town. It is surrounded by thorn trees and grasslands.

Kimberley is a great escape from the busy cities. It offers two malls, three historical pubs, restaurants, tourist attractions such as The Big Hole and William Humphrey's Art Gallery. Game farms offering safari tours are located within 60 kilometres from the city. We have a small CBD 15 minutes walk from our home that offers a true local cultural experience.

Our home has 4 large bedrooms, an extra large dining room with a snooker table, verandah, a beautiful garden and pool, wonderful for entertainment and relaxing. Spend the day at the poolside in a lush garden under clear blue skies. Have a sunset braai (barbecue) in a beautiful lush patio setting which can linger on until late whilst enjoying the flames. End the evening with afew games of pool with african beats playing in the background.

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More about us

  1. We're a married couple for 36 years, parents to three, grandparents to 2.

  2. Vernon works in civil structural engineering and Mary-Anne is in real estate.

  3. We love hosting family and friends, and improving our home for all to enjoy.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Our home is tucked away in a family friendly neighbourhood, Belgravia, one the oldest suburbs of Kimberley. An area where locals walk their dogs. There's a lovely coffee shop, a family friendly seafood restaurant, and old fashioned pub/restaurant in close walking distance.

Buzzy restaurants
Ocean Basket (seafood in the neighbourhood), The Halfway House( wining and dining), Panarottis (pizza) at the mall, Spur (local SA restaurant),
Cool bars
Occidental Bar (at The Big Hole), Star of the West.
Cozy cafés
Doc's around the block, Seattle Coffee Shop, Mugg n Bean at both malls.
Retail therapy
Two small malls, small CBD
Bit of culture
The Kimberley Club offers an old british style dining experience. The small city's CBD is 15 minute walk away. Walk about and experience abit of local cultural life.
Walks in the park
Park 15 minute walk away (the dogs would love to join).
Spot of exercise
Jogging in the area. Parkrun takes place every Saturday at Rooifontein Farm at 71m.
Day tripping
Game reserves within 60kms from Kimberley. You can arrange to go on a guided safari tour or siteseeing in your own vehicle. Opportunities to see a variety of game (lions, rhino, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, antelope, buck, birds and more). A tour of Pelagraca Friesan (horse) stud breeding farm 100kms away.

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