The SpaceSymi and Ava's (the one who types is the one listed first...) loving home can be your base camp to see South Africa, or if you have to brave the city for a business meeting. True South African hospitality will make you feel right at home – walk in the beautiful garden, play with the dogs, indulge the cats, cook in the kitchen , enjoy a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, put your feet up, and relax.
You will see us around during the day and night, as the house is also our creative space. Home to a working office where we run our businesses.
We are hardworking folk, we are unpretentious, fun loving and warm - what you see is what you get kind of folk. If you are the same, we will get along like a house on fire!
What we offer:
We offer guests accommodation in our home, this is the place where we live, love and work, and we are proud of our house and the way we live our lives.
Please note that if you do not like animals, want hotel style accommodation with private bathroom, en suite amenities etc, this is not for you.
Nestled in one of Johannesburg’s older suburbs, Linden, the area is safe and away from the hustle and bustle of city life. You will find Small, intimate restaurants that will leave your mouth watering without killing your budget, walking distance from the house, as well as a shopping center, auto banks, butcheries, cheese shop, chemist, post office, and bottle store.
We're close to Cresta Center, and Sandton City - which is accessible via Gautrain (yayyy!! ) from Oliver Tambo International Airport (where you'll be landing if you're coming into this country from anywhere interesting).
Other attractions include Mandela Square [ sporting not only the famous statue, but also a smorgasbord of fantastic restaurants, and theater ], The Cradle of Humankind and the wonder Caves [ for the more adventurous of traveler ], lions, rhinos and other game farms [ where you can play with some local wildlife and get your picture taken ] and more. .. We will provide you with route maps, information, suggestions and the number of the local taxi and touring companies.
Eating in - Our food is home made and lovingly prepared. We serve Breakfast, as well as Dinner upon request. You can ask our guests, the definitely NEVER go hungry!
Price per person:
Breakfast @ R100 include :Toast,butter & Homemade Jam; Coffee or Tea, Eggs and Bacon, Seasonal Fruit
Dinner options available @ R100.00
(you eat what we eat)
If you have special dietary requirements we will be able to cater for you as long as you give us all the information - SQ
Please book 1 day in advance, so that we have time to prepare your feast.
Connecting to the outside world:
There is Wireless internet through-out the house, is as fast as it gets in South Africa, and if you don’t download things you shouldn't, it’s free.
We will do your washing @ R60 per load - no Ironing. South Africa is hot, and your clothes will be dry in no time.
The Bedroom is standard South African size, and looks out over the huge garden, and sleeps up to two people - there is big cupboard for your clothes and necessities, plugs for your chargers [ Just remember your universal adapters ], as well as a Desk to work at. We Provide you with clean linen as well as towels.
You are welcome to prepare your own meals and snacks. You may put your groceries in the cupboard and the fridge. All we ask is that you clean up after yourself. Ava might ask you to show her how to cook something traditional.
What makes our place unique?
I think it's the fact that we are just ordinary people. We work, we play, we love and we laugh. The house is homely and warm, the garden is huge and tranquil, and the animals friendly, just like us.
We love meeting people from across the globe and making new friends, so come and stay with us for a while… you might never want to leave.
Guest AccessNothing is off limits except for our office and bedroom.
We share meals and the rest of the house with our guests, who are encouraged to frolic in the pool, Relax in the garden, work out in the Dance studio etc. Interaction with GuestsWe live and work from home and are always around.
We love to spend time with our guests during the evening, and when work allows, we are always keen to chill out and banter during the daytime as well.
The NeighborhoodOur Neighborhood is old with lots of trees and really tranquil. There are lots of little shops and wonderful local restaurants to choose from, all within walking distance. Getting AroundWe do not offer Pick up/Drop offs - UBER Taxi is the safest and cheapest taxi service in JHB - no cash payments, deductions go off automatically from your credit card - use this code and get FREE travel vouchers: uberMarrokMorgana
How to get to us:
From ORT guests take the Gautrain to Rosebank Gautrain Station, where you can take a UBER taxi to the house.
Distance from Rosebank station to our home is 7.2km, which takes around 15 minutes in normal traffic
Other Things to NoteWe cannot accommodate more than two people at a time.