If you are looking for the best of wildlife game viewing from your own private patio this property is for you. This unique location, (practically within the Kruger Park) is Part of Mahlathini Private Game Reserve. This home was built in 2005 and has a total living space of 494 m2 (incl. roofed verandas, excl. carport) which overlooks a garden of over 3000 m2 and onto a magnificent dam. The dam on the property attracts amazing wildlife. In the wet season, the dam can grow up to 1 ha in size. In the dry season the small borehole with pump can provide water for the game that visits. It’s one of a kind on this estate and offers an intense bush experience – from being woken by the frantic calls of francolin, watching warthogs rolling in the mud on a hot afternoon, to sipping from a cold glass on your patio whilst looking at elephants at your own waterhole, or listening to hyena at night around the fire pit – every moment is as exciting as the next!
The house consists of an open plan kitchen leading onto the dining room and living room. The kitchen includes a scullery and pantry with 2 kitchenettes. There is a separate TV room and study. There are 5 bedrooms all en-suite. The main bedroom also has its own walk-in closet. There is ample entertainment space with 4 veranda/terraces, a jacuzzi and a swimming pool.
Mahlathini Private Game Reserve is perfectly positioned for enjoying the best of the African bush, ease of access to the town of Phalaborwa and proximity to one of the country’s premier golf courses.
Mahlathini adjoins the Kruger National Park in the east and the Letaba Ranch in the north. Situated in mopane/bushwillow woodlands, civilization is forgotten – even though Kruger Park Gateway Airport is only 7km away! With daily flights from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport and many roads to travel by from Gauteng, Phalaborwa is easily accessible.
Services on the Reserve makes everyday life comfortable. Within 15 min from Phalaborwa town, 25min from Phalaborwa entrance gate to the Kruger National Park and only 30 min away from the 18 hole “golf-in-the wild” at Hans Merensky, Mahlathini combines a tranquil bush life with everyday access to amenities.
The Layout and Development of the Mahlathini Private Game Reserve is a prestigious low-density residential wildlife property and comprised of sixty-three, 21-hectare sub-divisions of which 57 of are residential freehold title stands. When owing a portion of land in the Mahlathini Private Game Reserve differs from most other wildlife reserves in a number of important ways which is firstly the sub-divisions that is 21ha, this is huge and provides for the highest level of bush privacy.
Mahlathini Reserve management:
All owners in the Mahlathini are members of the Land Owners Association. A Board of Directors comprising members of the LOA tends to the affairs of the LOA on behalf of the landowners.
Wildlife on the Mahlathini Private Game Reserve provides truly exciting spectrum of wildlife experiences; the reserve adjoins the Kruger National Park and Letaba Ranch Game Reserve. In other words, the Private Game Reserve is surrounded along two boundaries (east and north). Wild animals that are recorded in the Mahlatini Private Game Reserve are 4 of the Big 5, jackal, Eland, Impala, Kudu, Waterbuck, Blue Wildebeest, Warthog, Zebra, Giraffe etc.
The Estate is only 20 minutes away from the town of Phalaborwa, the only town directly adjacent to the Kruger Park with its own access gate to the famous national park.
Phalaborwa has the following facilities to offer:
· Airport with regular (daily) flights to and from Johannesburg (1 hour)
· Medical care, including doctors and dentists
· Two shopping malls
· Many restaurants
· Golf course (Hans Merensky Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa)
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