Large magnificent house for sale in Observatory, Johannesburg South Africa

236 Regent Street
236 Regent Street, with a large garden


  Asking Price R1 999 999 (negotiable)

(Approx price in US$ 140 000, EURO 120 000, UKPNDS 105 000 depending on actual exchange rate)



Panorama shot of garden
Panorama view of the gardens and trees through 180 degrees from balcony
Owning a large house in an idylic setting


236 Regent Street

The Dream home


Three bedrooms side by side
Three bedrooms side by side above the snooker & family room

The buildings

Front patio
Front Patio

Internet connectivity
  • The house has high speed fibre available at its front gate. A fibre connection can be ordered if needed.
  • An LTE wireless based service from RAIN(5G), MTN and Telkom is available in the valley and has been in use by the owners for the past years.


    Front patio
    Entertaining on the patio

    City Council services
    • The house has prepaid electricity supplied from the Municipality.
    • The city council also provide water, refuse collection, and sewerage services which are charged monthly
    • Monthly charges by the City Council are R1103 for rates, R1120 for sewerage, and R396 for refuse removal.
    • The municipal value of the property in R1,993,000

    Full size snooker table
    Full sized snooker table and lights
    Full size snooker table
    Installed by Union Billiard 1946

    View from the room
    Overlooking the swimming pool and the golfcourse from bedroom window

    Swimming pool
    • The house has 50 kl swimming pool complete with pumps.
    • The pool is structurally sound and was painted about 15 years ago.
    • In recent times the pool has been used as a fishpond with goldfish who feed on insects that land in the pool.
    • The swimming pool area is paved and is fenced.
    • The owner is prepared to drain the pool and have it repainted and filled before transfer takes place if the buyer wants the pool re-instated.
    Large bathroom with full size bath and separate large shower cubicle

    • Observatory is a safe neighbourhood.
    • In twenty years of ownership we have only lost some garden tools and spanners from the garage.
    • The property has ten foot high fences on the boundaries with the roads in front and behind the property. The fences are topped with razor tape and have been in place for about thirty years.
    • There is a tall electric gate that controls vehicle and pedestrian access to the property.
    • A few residents on the south side of the golf course have alarm services like ADT, and there is a community guarding service with hourly patrols for those who want to join their service, but most properties manage without any external guarding services.
    • The property has burglar bars on the windows and the front door has a grate.
    • The backyard is enclosed with a high wall leading to the domestics outbuildings and garages and providing ample space for hanging laundry for drying.
    • The layout of the house is such that the bedrooms and 3 bathrooms are separated from the rest of the house by a doorway in the passage. The rooms are high off the ground and their bathrooms open onto the secure courtyard at the back of the house. The entertainment rooms and kitchen are separated from the sleeping area.

    Spacious kitchen
    Spacious kitchen

    Nearby schools
    Observatory was established shorty after Johannesburg was founded and as a result is blessed to be close to some of the best schools in Johannesburg, especially for those interested in sports.
    • King Edwards VII High school
    • Jeppe Boys High School
    • St Johns College
    • Roedene College
    • Sacred Heart Observatory
    • Queens High School
    • Athlone Boys and Girls High Schools

    • King Edward VII Preparatory School
    • Jeppe Preparatory School
    • Cyridene Primary School
    • Linksfield Primary School

      and numerous others


    Established garden

    Nearby shopping centres and malls
    • Eastgate shopping Center
    • Park Meadows shopping center
    • Bedfordview shopping center
    • Darras shopping center
    • Restaurants along Queen Street in Kensington
    • Lots of restaurants in Norwood
    • Excellent Uber Eats delivery from Restaurants from Norwood to Bedfordview
    • Excellent one hour delivery for groceries from Checkers, Pick n Pay and Woolworths.
    • Excellent delivery service for building supplies from Builders Warehouse


    Bedroom 2
    Large bedrooms

    • Lies in the old part of Johannesburg where roads are planned and run on a grid layout taking pressure off traffic jams.
    • Close to the main freeways on the Eastern sided of Johannesburg.
    • Just five robots and you are on the N3,R21, or R24 at Gillooley's interchange.
    • Easy approach into Johannesburg CBD
    • Ten minutes travelling to OR Tambo International airport (traffic willing)


    Front garden overlooking golf course


    Front garden overlooking golf course


    Family playroom


    Three carports and a large double garage


    Long tarred driveway with electric gate

    Panorama shot of garden
    Panorama view of the gardens and trees through 180 degrees from balcony
    Panorama shot of garden 2
    Panorama view of the gardens and trees through 135 degrees from driveway
    Panorama shot of garden 3
    Panorama view of the gardens from the driveway
    Panorama shot of garden 4
    Panorama view of the gardens from front fence
    Panorama shot of carports and garage
    Panorama view of the double garages and three carports
    Aerial view of property
    Aerial view of property 236 Regent Street
    Aerial view of property relative to golf course
    Aerial view of property relative to golf course




      Asking Price R1 999 999 (negotiable)

    (Approx price in US$ 140 000, EURO 120 000,,UKPNDS 105 000 depending on actual exchange rate)




    Mike Marsh (Owner)
    Tel 066 093 7296/010 237 0675

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