Historic Landmark home on Belvedere
“Ombala” which means ‘resting place of the king, a magnificent example of Edwardian architecture ,significant landmark position and home. Built in the early 1900, this Edwardian in the original Oranjezicht estate on Belvedere now a national monument.
It runs between 2 of the Avenues, from the front entrance on Belvedere overlooking the reservoir and city, to Alexandra that links front and back with endless Table Mountain views.
This family home has been transformed into a contemporary entertainer’s home which embodies luxury, yet is still characterized by its original features. You are reminded of days of old when reception rooms were plentiful and proportions were grand. From the 2 front sumptuous reception rooms on the middle level with large sash/bay original windows and original fireplace you have wonderful vista’s over the reservoir and beyond. the formal dining area with a wood burning fireplace A Large kitchen which continues effortlessly with large stackable doors bringing in supreme sunlight leading out to an entertainment patio and pool area with spectacular views of Table Mountain. There is a separate scullery discreetly tucked away and on this level a large and inviting study as well as one of the bedroom suites.
The lower level cladded in table mountain stone houses 2 suites with direct access to the front garden , ideal for older children with independent lives or even work from home offices,
All 4 bedrooms are en-suite with most rooms having a walk-in closets and extra cupboard space; the top floor is the main suite, beautifully appointed with wooden stack shutters and a private balcony overlooking Table Mountain.
The garaging is accessed from Alexandra Ave and has a domestic room attached. A historic monument waiting to be yours a short walk to De Waal Park, Company Gardens, the avenues of Oranjezicht and the famous Mount Nelson Hotel.