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88m² Garden Apartment (Flat/Cottage) To Let

Fully Furnished and Serviced, to Let Now or 1 December 2021 at R 8,000 per month all inclusive for one person, R9,000 for two.  This may be negotiable for the ideal tenant.

(Note: For two students sharing, each pays half.  Add 10% to all rates if letting through an agent).

This is a Garden Apartment attached to the house at 126 Kelvin Drive, Morningside Manor (opposite Gary Avenue between Rivonia Road and Bowling Ave), Sandton.  It can be described as an attached cottage, a self-contained apartment, home-office, or a garden flat.  Either way, it is bigger than the average one-bedroom Sandton townhouse!  The accommodation is close to major taxi routes, the Sunninghill bus route, two Gautrain bus routes, and the future Rivonia Road BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) route.  Your accommodation would be in an up-market area of Johannesburg, close to the Rivonia and Woodmead office hubs and just a short trip from the Sandton CBD.

The flat has one large bedroom with en suite bathroom, big fully-equipped kitchen (microwave too!), open-plan split-level lounge and dining room, patio, and covered double carport.  It is fully furnished and serviced including laundry.  The apartment has its own garden and patio with table, umbrella and four chairs with cushions.  There is shared use of the main gardens, fish pond and thatched lapa (entertainment area).  The property is particularly secure itself, and located in one of the safest parts of Johannesburg.

What’s Included?  Everything you need for a long and comfortable stay: Rates, electricity, water, gas, WiFi (free for reasonable use), washing and ironing twice a week, daily cleaning on weekdays, bed linen, towels, toilet paper, parking, burglar alarm system and armed response.

Optional Extras available by arrangement:  Breakfasts, dinners, internet access, faxing, scanning and printing facilities.  We can provide an extra single bed for tenants who prefer to sleep separately.  The rent includes use of the carport; parking in the closed garage is an extra R500/month.

Daily Rate: For periods less than a few months we may be willing to negotiate a daily rate around R500/day, paid weekly in advance.  Please ask.

 To book, phone Rick at 011 802-2685 (International: +27 11 802-2685) or 082 389-3482 (International: +27 82 389-3482) 07:00 – 21:00 South Africa Time (05:00 – 19:00 GMT), or e-mail Rick now!

More Details:

The Apartment is north-facing with large windows so it is sunny and bright even in winter.  It has its own entrance, a private portion of the garden and a patio with a table, umbrella and chairs with cushions. 

The Apartment has WiFi (free if used responsibly) and could be used as a home-office if you want to mix business with pleasure.

Parking: There is parking for one large vehicle or two small cars under the carport (included in the rent), and one garage with electric door to let at R500/month extra.

Security: There is a separate burglar alarm system with armed response, a 24-hour security guard directly opposite the entrance We are on a well-lit busy road. We have video cameras and dogs on the property. The grounds are fully enclosed by walls and a paling fence.  The driveway has a remote-controlled automated gate, for which controls are supplied.

Load shedding: The main room has a light connected to a UPS (uninterruptible power supply) that functions for Eskom power interruptions.

No VAT is charged on rent. A deposit of two months' rent is required (it may be paid –and returned– over two months).

Extras: Some meals and other facilities are available at an additional cost: Dinner, Breakfast (English or Continental). Computer use 25c/min; Internet access 50c/min; scanning, faxing, and printing: 50c/side (B & W) or R2/side (colour). DStv is available at an extra charge.  VAT is added to these services.

Main furniture includes:

Look at how much is included:

Optional Extras available at an Additional Charge:

We offer you a lease for a six-month or one year period, renewable.  The deposit is two month's rent, repayable within a week of departure.

You will enjoy your stay more if you like dogs and cats, as we have several of each and they may visit.  No pets of your own are allowed except by prior arrangement, no feeding of ours, please, and no smoking indoors.  There are obligatory House Rules covering mainly energy conservation, recycling, noise and security.


Photo Gallery: (click a picture to enlarge it in a new Tab; to return here, close the Tab or press Ctrl+W)

House seen from Driveway, Apartment on far left

Carport and Apartment entrance

Apartment Entrance

Dining Room and Lounge

Lounge seen from Dining Room

Lounge seen from Patio

Patio

Bedroom - Bed and Dressing Table

Bedroom - Bed with Headboard and Pedestals

Bathroom

Kitchen - Refrigerator end

Kitchen - Stove end


This page gives details of the Apartment.  For amenities and contact details, Click Here (Back to Home Page).  For the list of all our rooms (some not available at present!), Click Here Note: Rental figures are subject to change without notice until a contract is signed.


Ideal Student Accommodation – Transport to your School

We are 390 m from Rivonia Road, which is a major transport route. The most luxurious transport, the Gautrain bus, runs to the Sandton Gautrain station from the Gallo Manor Terminus opposite Morning Glen Mall, and also along Rivonia Road from Rivonia.  Along Rivonia Road also run Joburg Metrobus, PUTCO buses, and minibus taxis.  Cross-town taxis travel right past us on Kelvin Drive.  We are also well served with Uber, Bolt, and Taxify.

The Health and Fitness Academy at Planet Fitness in Rivonia is 2.2 km away –a quick jog if you are fit (which you must be to study there!), or by minibus taxi along Rivonia Road.

Students at Varsity College in Waterstone Drive are only about 3.1 km away by minibus taxi or bus along Rivonia Road (cost about R7 per trip) plus a 1.5 km walk (Map from Megaplex to Varsity College).

For students of the International Hotel School in Sunninghill, we are a 5 km car trip away (or a minibus taxi ride plus a bit of a walk): Routes here (separate image).

Regenesys Business School in Sandton is 5.4 km south of us, with transport along Rivonia Road, including the Gautrain bus, Metrobus, PUTCO buses, and minibus taxis (Map from Megaplex to Regenesys). We are 390 m from Rivonia Road, which is a major transport route. The most luxurious transport, the Gautrain bus, runs to the Sandton Gautrain station, a 650 m walk from Regenesys. Along Rivonia Road also run Joburg Metrobus, PUTCO buses, and minibus taxis, with stops outside Sandton City, about 200 m from Regenesys. Fares per trip vary from about R20 for the Gautrain bus down to about R7 for minibus taxis.

SACAP (The South African College of Applied Psychology) at 22 Westbrooke Dr, Strathavon, is 5.1 km south of us by road, with transport along Bowling Road and Katherine Street, including the Gallo Manor Gautrain bus, Metrobus, PUTCO buses, and minibus taxis.  Or borrow keys from us and take a brisk walk (or a quick jog) of 3.9 km via the Sandspruit Hiking Trail, which goes almost directly there.

If you are travelling from/to elsewhere, there is a web site of minibus taxi routes here.  We are on Johannesburg Metrobus route 5D, Gandhi Square to Sunninghill (alight at 90 Degrees Engen Garage, Kelvin Drive and Rivonia Road, Morningside).  Gautrain bus routes are here; we are on route S2 Sandton Gallo Manor at the Morning Glen Mall Terminus (stop S2-10) and route S3 Sandton Rivonia (stop S3-8,  90 Degrees Engen Garage, Kelvin Drive and Rivonia Road).

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Phone (07:00 – 21:00): 011 802-2685, Rick 082 389-3482

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