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Avalon Castle at night
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Location: Gauteng, South AfricaClick Here for detailed information on South Africa)
Price: 1.200.000 GBP
Avalon Castle is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own one of the few castles in South Africa. Ideal for private executive estate or guesthouse/wedding venue/conference centre/spa this prime property is one of the largest in the country and aimed at the discerning few as a private residence or upscale boutique hotel/venue.
Situated in the tranquil countryside, just 10 minutes from Pretoria East & 40 minutes from Johannesburg International, a three storey castle (started in 1920) with Gothic windows, comprising over 2,200 square meters of reception and conference/entertainment areas as well as accommodation.
The main building is on three levels. Accommodation is in four superbly appointed en-suite bathrooms with garden views. The master bedroom with theatre surround sound; air-conditioning and fire place with views of front garden pool area and moat. Open plan kitchen with cupboards has its own terrace with Jacuzzi overlooking the entire estate. Bathroom area consists of a dressing room area, his and hers walk in cupboard, basins; spa bathtub and separate toilet.
Fully equipped theatres, billiard room, artificial grotto with bar and Jacuzzi, two fitted kitchens (both electric and gas hobs and ovens) with wash-ups and walk-in cold store. Office/study. Line room, laundry rooms and staff quarters. Patios and terraces overlooking the landscaped gardens.
The Crystal Ballroom has large sliding doors leading to a large patio with arched windows overlooking the lawns, swimming pool and watermill. The indoor chapel leads off the Crystal Ballroom and also off is a second hall which can be used for seating up to 250 guests for wedding, banquet or conference.
The Africa Lounge on the first floors leads onto a large terrace through an arched door and has arched windows overlooking the lawn, pool and watermill with fine views to the hilly countryside. The lounge has an antique boudoir piano, satellite TV and AV equipment, and can seat 50 guests, 100 conference delegates and there is room for a band and bar.
The Marquee offers flexible venue on the lawn and the Friar Tuck restaurant is a medieval themed restaurant seating up to 100. Sherwood's is a private nightclub with large covered patio to the rear and seats up to 100. There is ample secure parking.
Plans are underway to open five deluxe suites adjacent to the castle, and sixteen rooms in the refurbished stables. Future plans include a roadside cafe and snack bar and stabling.
Avalon Castle is set in 12 hectares of beautiful grounds with a moat, bridge, dam, sweeping driveways, several fountains, paddock and stables undergoing refurbishment. Fenced orchard and vegetable garden. The outbuilding and landscaped garden is enclosed with 6-foot brick wall with various access f points to other parts of the estate.
The driveway and moat are well lit and strategically placed coloured light artistically highlight various features and create a romantic atmosphere at night. The main gate is motorised and is flanked with guard towers.
There is a crystalline circular swimming pool, water mill and the grounds are stocked with a variety of game and exotic birds. Two outside gazebos on the lawns and indoor chapel are for wedding ceremonies and various inside and outside bars are available.
The property has high speed wireless internet with Wi-Fi and LAN; air-conditioning in the main apartment; eight boreholes of which two are equipped; three-phase power and 10,000l water tank & pressure pump.
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