Set on 21Ha, within the sought after Balule West Private Nature Reserve, this elegant property is positioned amongst beautiful indigenous gardens with large bushveld trees and connected via raised wooden walkways. This is the perfect property for a private corporate lodge, a luxurious holiday home or permanent residence amongst Africa’s Big 5.
The homestead consists of three separate buildings - an entertainment area, a 3-bedroom cottage and the main residence. The entertainment area has a build-in bar with dining room and lounge that opens onto the wrap-around deck via foldaway doors. There is large gym and guest loo. Set within the large wrap-around deck is a sparkling blue lap pool from where you can enjoy the elevated views of the surrounding bush and the private waterhole. The waterhole is frequently visited by lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, giraffe, zebra, waterbuck and kudu amongst others. There is a lovely dining area under the canopy of large trees.
The second building is the 3-bedroom cottage. You enter from the covered patio, through the private study and library area into the kitchen. The main en-suite bedroom opens onto the covered patio. Two further bedrooms share the second bathroom. The cottage has its own covered veranda with beautiful elevated views of the garden. There is also an outdoor shower.
The main residence comprises a large open plan lounge, kitchen, dining area together with two large bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Each bedroom has its own private sitting area. Both rooms open to the covered deck with ample outdoor space from where one can sit and appreciate the beautiful surroundings and views.
The property is connected with elevated wooden walkways. One of the walkways lead down to the bottom of the property where the outdoor braai and boma area is situated. There is also a Jacuzzi and outdoor shower.
The residence is surrounded by lush irrigated gardens. A Kenyan style electric fence creates a safe environment, whilst not obscuring your views.
Water is supplied to the property via a strong borehole and Joyo tank, electricity is via Eskom. Staff quarters and 3 carports completes this property.
Olifants West is situated within Balule Private Nature Reserve and forms part of one huge ecosystem which is open to greater Kruger National Park. With no fences to confine them, an abundance of wildlife roams freely throughout this area.