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8 gorgeous old-world Johannesburg homes under R3m

29 Sep 2017

Do you love the character and charm of old-world houses? Homes with Oregon pine floors and windows, solid wood doors, stained glass and high steel pressed ceilings.

Here are some gems we found in Johannesburg’s older suburbs selling for between R1.295 million and R2.9 million…

1. ‘Broekie lace’ and stained glass windows in Melville for R2.5 million

This four bedroom double-storey home in Melville oozes character, warmth and style. It has been renovated to retain the grace of a bygone era, with all the conveniences of a modern lifestyle. In immaculate condition, it has the works… bay windows, stained glass, ‘broekie lace’ and balconies as well as solid Oregon doors and floors plus steel pressed ceilings. The back stoep overlooks the pool and low-maintenance garden.

To view this Melville home from yesteryear, click here.

2. Kensington oldie with loads of space for R2.4 million

This north-facing home in Kensington offers plenty of accommodation with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two en suite, and a flatlet. It has steel pressed ceilings throughout and Oregon wood floors. There is a manicured garden and pool, and the property has two entrances plus excellent security.

To view this special Kensington property, click here.

3. Perfectly renovated Greenside home for R2.9 million

This three bedroom, two bathroom family home has a back and front patio, and oozes character and charm. It has been modernised but retains that old-world feel with Oregon and parquet wood floors, stained glass front door and original fireplace. A mature garden wraps around the home and creates a tranquil ambiance. A small cottage is a bonus.

To view this home in the leafy suburb of Greenside, click here.

4. Fall in love with this comfortable Linden home for R2.65 million

This three bedroom family home in Linden has original wooden floors, steel pressed ceilings and a wood burning fireplace. The modern country-style kitchen has granite counters while an entertainer's sundeck overlooks a beautifully maintained garden with pool. The house is elevated and offers fabulous views.

To view this unique Linden home, click here.

5. Warm and inviting character home in Norwood for R1.999 million

In the vibrant suburb of Norwood, this two bedroom, two bathroom home with steel pressed ceilings, Oregon pine floors, windows and doors plus a wood burning fireplace in the lounge, offers singles and couples the perfect lock-up and go abode. The kitchen has been newly renovated while the pool area in a private walled garden offers the perfect relaxation space.

To view this inviting home in Norwood, click here.

6. Delightful Rouxville home with two cottages for R2.35 million

This four bedroom Rouxville property has two cottages, which are ideal if you work from home or for extended family. It has Oregon pine flooring and doors with some stained glass windows, and bright open-plan living and dining room interiors plus a modern kitchen. Set in a good-sized garden with a pool, it is also close to schools.

To view this lovely Rouxville home, click here.

7. All the charm of yesteryear in Fellside for R2.699 million

This three bedroom en suite Fellside home on a double stand is flooded with light and has a lovely indoor-outdoor flow. It is in a boomed-off area and offers an income-producing cottage or home office, lush garden and pool. Oregon pine floors and steel pressed ceilings plus an open-plan flow and modern kitchen will enchant you.

To view this lovely renovated Fellside home, click here.

8. Cute and cottagey Orange Grove house for R1.295 million

This quaint three bedroom, two bathroom home has Oregon floors, steel pressed ceilings, beautiful wooden doors and lead light cupboard doors in the entrance hall. It has a cottage, parking for four cars and an inviting front stoep.

To view this cute home in Orange Grove, click here.

Other Johannesburg suburbs with old-world houses for sale include Houghton Estate, Saxonwold, Westcliff, Parktown, Parktown North, Parkwood, Westdene, Auckland Park and Emmarentia.

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