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The Japanese Palace - Exquisite home with spectacular views & unique experience

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Overview
3 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
6 guests
4 nights minimum 
Holiday Rental House
This exquisite home perched on the top of Northcliff hill offers breathtaking views across the whole of Johannesburg from the CBD through Rosebank, Sandton, Midrand, Randburg to the Northgate Dome, you can see it all. Guests will enjoy a unique experience, and have all the amenities and comforts fit for the more discerning executives and travellers. It is really a palace sought after for TV series and major international brand adverts! Toyota, Cell C and DSTV have shot adverts at the Palace The double volume entrance hall gives you the choice to go to the living areas or up to the bedrooms. The living areas includes an open plan kitchen, separate scullery, dining room, spacious lounge (with large screen TV and fireplace) that opens up to both the front deck and the interior Japanese g...This exquisite home perched on the top of Northcliff hill offers breathtaking views across the whole of Johannesburg from the CBD through Rosebank, Sandton, Midrand, Randburg to the Northgate Dome, you can see it all. Guests will enjoy a unique experience, and have all the amenities and comforts fit for the more discerning executives and travellers. It is really a palace sought after for TV series and major international brand adverts! Toyota, Cell C and DSTV have shot adverts at the Palace The double volume entrance hall gives you the choice to go to the living areas or up to the bedrooms. The living areas includes an open plan kitchen, separate scullery, dining room, spacious lounge (with large screen TV and fireplace) that opens up to both the front deck and the interior Japanese garden and koi pond area. There is a bar room, pool table room, sauna. The front deck boasts the best views from the house. It has a gazebo sitting area, heated infinity pool and zen garden. The interior courtyard contains an undercover outdoor eating area, gas braai (barbecue for non-South Africans), zen garden and koi pond filled with koi. The large main bedroom shares the same views. Sitting in the bath with a glass of wine and watching that view is a treat. (Don't worry, no-one can see you up here.) The en-suite bathroom has a bath, extra large shower and double basins. There is a king-size bed (with motorised adjustments and massage function), built in cupboards and a separate toilet. The second and third bedrooms each have an extra length queen size bed and full en-suite bathrooms with views onto the Japense garden. The house is fully equipped and serviced for all your business or holiday needs. There is unlimited fast WiFi throughout the house with a computer workstation and printer / scanner in the study. Cleaning, washing and ironing are all included. There is a heating system for winter and a centralised evapourative cooling system for summer. Solar panels assist with power. A back-up power system can keep the house running for many hours. An off-the-grid water system ensures continuous clean and fresh water. A state of the art security system with armed response helps to keep you safe.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
Bedrooms
3 Doubles
Bathrooms
1 Half bath3 Attached (ensuite)1 Shower

Meet the host
Dale P
Hosting since August 2018
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (1)
clifford C
clifford C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I couldn’t believe the views!
This p(a)lace is absolutely stunning! The views are unbelievable. I can see why they named it the Japanese Palace.
Visited July 2018
Written 21 August 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Entertainment
  • Pool table
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Bathroom and laundry
  • Dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Additional amenities
  • Gym
  • Sauna
Services
  • Housekeeping included
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Outdoor amenities
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Patio
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Private yard
Indoor amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
Parking
  • Secure parking available
Location info
  • Kid friendly
  • City getaway
Property features
  • Staff on property

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Map
Getting there
Johannesburg Intl Airport
27.6 km

Lanseria Airport
23.5 km
Restaurants
Thundergun Steakhouse
14 min

Olivia's Coffee Bake
9 min

Lucio's Pizzeria
12 min

Golden Spear Spur Steak Ranch
11 min
Attractions
Northcliff Ridge Ecopark
6 minParks

Northcliff Hill
6 minPoints of Interest & Landmarks

Northcliff Bowl
12 minBowling Alleys
Access
Car advised

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 2 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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