Amazing 530 sq.m giant loft in Cape Town centre

Amazing 530 sq.m giant loft in Cape Town centre


May 2008

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
3 Bathrooms

About our home

190 Bree is a unique Cape Town apartment - a 530 m² 3rd floor living space & a 54 m² deck with plunge pool. It's located in the city centre. The apartment runs the entire width of the block between Bree Street & New Church Street.

The building, a former light industrial complex , is now a mix of apartments & offices. There is internal garaging with 2 parking bays & direct lift access into the apartment.

APARTMENT You enter into a private lobby from the lift and then through the front door into the apartment. There is a 6m ceiling height throughout. The ground floor is in 2 parts; the open-plan area includes dining area, lounge & kitchen with sliding glass doors leading onto the deck. Off the main living area is a bedroom with en-suite, a 2nd bedroom with en-suite, a laundry area with adjoining toilet & access to the dressing room of the main bedroom. Through the laundry area and going outside is an L-shaped deck and the adjoining hotel, Protea Fire + ice.

On the 1st floor mezzanine which runs around 3 sides of the apartment there is the main bedroom, a formal lounge with wall-mounted plasma TV, 2 office areas & up 2 stairs, a quieter lounge area decorated with Thai furniture. The apartment has front views to the city & Table Mountain & back views over Lions Head & Signal Hill.

Its high ceilings & thick walls keep the apartment cool in summer. There is under floor heating on the ground floor & air-conditioning units in the bedrooms, office area & main bathroom.
There is a satellite TV system; TVs with dvd players in 2 of the bedrooms & upstairs lounge. There is wi-fi broadband & speaker system allowing music in a combination of areas. For more information go to

2 streets away is Kloof Nek which runs directly west up to Table Mountain cable car (8 mins drive) and directly east to the Waterfront (10 mins drive). 2 mins walk away is the intersection of Long and Kloof Street , the 2 main shopping, restaurant, café & bar areas of Cape Town. There is more information on the area including a map and Links on

We are Keith + Julie living in London/Brighton. Our 19yr old son Hugh Macdonald is studying music at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Our Cape Town loft is available for exchange We also rent our Loft via AirBnB. We can't plan too far ahead because of the nature of our work so are better with fairly short notice non simultanous exchanges.


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More about us

  1. Keith & Julie. We live in London/Brighton. 19year old son at Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA.

  2. Keith is a film stills photographer + spends 9 months overseas away from home. Julie works as a Social Media Manager out of Paris.

  3. We don't live in our Cape Town Loft. We rent it on Airbnb. We can only do fairly short notice non-simultaneous swaps.

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