R1,650,000

4 bedroom house for sale in Kensington

Buying And Renovating- This Property Is Worth The Investment.

This bygone era beauty is ready to be restored to its former glory, either as a fantastic family home or as an Investment property. The layout of this house is an amazing feat by the Architect that is seldom seen in an original Kensington home.

Comprising 3 large bedrooms and 2 modern bathrooms (MES) with 2 of the bedrooms, lounge and the Kitchen interleading onto an open plan living space with lots of natural light. There is a large formal lounge or study and there is a mixture of original Oregon pine, pressed ceilings and beaded stained glass. Under the house there is a storage/ cellar area and there is an outbuilding that needs to be completed.

So if you are looking for a Heritage Home and are looking to renovate a historic gem, call me for your private viewing.

Stand size 990m2

Based right on the Bedfordview border.

Kensington is based in one of the most centralised positions in Johannesburg, with easy access to major shopping centers like Eastgate and Bedford Center, Bedford Gardens and Kensington Clinics, Cleveland and Bedfordview Police Stations, major highways and the OR Tambo international airport.

The Schooling is fantastic in the area with top Model C Schools such as Leicester Road and Bedfordview primary, Jeppe Boys and Girls high Schools and Private Schools such as Reddam, St Benedicts, St Andrews and Assumption Convent.

Kensington was one of the first suburbs built in Johannesburg and as such the homes are sturdy and well-built.The area is steeped in history with many historical names and buildings such as the Kensington Castle, Kensington Sanatorium (Clinic), Rhodes Park and the Scottish War Horse Memorial.

The High street buzzes with people coming from all over for the Antique stores, perfect to while away your weekends and Restaurants to have a bite to eat in during your shopping expeditions.

Property Type
House
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Stand Size
992m²
Living Area
2
Study
1
Parking
4
Rates & Taxes
R900
Pool
Yes
Flatlet
Yes
Staff Rooms
Yes
Garden
Yes
Pool
Yes
Flat / Cottage
Yes
Domestic Quarters
Yes
Pets Allowed
Yes
Address
142 Leicester Road
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house listed on 01 Mar 2021