Thorn Street has fast become known as one of Cape Town's premier architectural showcases, with many house price records being set along this elevated street in the southern suburbs. Thorn Street is set against the slopes of the Table Mountain Nature Reserve, amongst forest canopies and teams of birdlife.
Built for entertainment - this property exudes modern, minimalistic design and open plan living. As you enter the front door you are immediately wowed by the light, spacious living area and adjacent family-size kitchen (with scullery). The open plan lounge/dining area has enormous stacking doors on both sides which means that the large patio to the East and water-wise, courtyard-style garden to the West are essentially an extension of the living room.
Corcoleum floors thoughtout the ground floor (Corcoleum is a wood composite, environmentally-friendly, hard wearing floor), which are juxtaposed against warm wooden panels and kitchen cupboards. To the left of the lounge, there are 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The design of the home makes excellent use of light and the large windows provide gorgeous views of the surrounding trees. Aspects of the home give one the feel of a forest-hideaway.
The house is centred around the garden and elevated lap pool. The spacious main bedroom (the only bedroom situated upstairs) offers royal proportions - with full en-suite, outdoor shower, private deck and unbelievable mountain views. The first floor also houses a study and access to the swimming pool. The bathrooms of the other bedrooms in the house come with shoji doors with natural rock being incorporated into the design of the the 4th bedroom. Two of the lower level bedrooms open directly onto the courtyard. There is also a separate 'flatlet' next to the double garage comprising of a bedroom, bathroom and kitchenette - perfect for an au pair. Monthly Rental: R 55,000pm
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