Beautifully designed and tastefully furnished luxury penthouse apartment in Johannesburg’s most iconic art deco building.
This 146sqmapartment is situated on the 12th floor of the Ansteys building. It is a quiet haven in the heart of the inner city. The large terrace overlooks the city on three sides. Every room is light and spacious. The apartment boasts two double bedrooms and a spacious bathroom. The modern kitchen has granite tops and a breakfast nook with a view fit for working from home.
Both bedrooms include built-in closets. The main bathroom is an extraordinary space covered in mosaic patterns. A large, bright open lounge connects the living area with the rest of the unit. The living area faces an enormous private terrace.
Beautiful art and artefacts throughout the apartment. Comfortable furniture.
This is authentic Johannesburg. Ansteys hosts a diverse community of artists, long time residents, families, professionals and hip youngsters.
The Ansteys Building was built for The Norman Anstey and Company Department Store in 1936. When completed it was the tallest building in Africa.
The iconic Ansteys Building, once home to the famed Ansteys Department Store, now houses some of Johannesburg's most diverse loft apartments, complete with sky terraces, period bay windows and unrivalled city views!
The Ansteys building is located in the retail district of the inner city. It is close to the Kerk Street linear market where vendors sell fresh fruits, vegetables and clothing. Major department stores are located in the surrounding city blocks. T is one block from the Rea Vaya BRT stop and four city bloHigh Court, the public library, City Hal, Smal Street, the Carlton Centre and the Rand Club. It is also close to the heady centre of fast fashion sales in Johannesburg’s cross border shopping quarter.
All the precautions are necessary for visiting Johannesburg and Johannesburg’s inner-city apply. The building has security guards, and double entranceways and security gates secure the apartment.
The building is old but well maintained. It boasts an active body corporate and a good caretaker. However, on rare occasions, faults may occur – such as a lift being out of service. In these cases, the issue is usually resolved within a day. There is a staircase throughout the building in the event of such a problem.
The building has an art studio, a crèche and business units on the first three floors.
The apartment will suit artists, journalists, academics, students, urbanists and anyone wanting to experience authentic inner-city living or sublime quiet high above the urban buzz of Africa’s most diverse city.