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On Auction: Houghton Estate Residence Converted into Upscale Offices

Park Village Auctions is set to auction a Houghton Estate residential dwelling professionally converted into offices near month-end.

Clive Lazarus of PVA says the property is ideally located in one of Johannesburg’s oldest and upscale suburbs, centred between Rosebank, Melrose, Linksfield, Bedfordview and Johannesburg business districts.

39 Saint Peter Road spans four stands (ERF numbers 921, 922, 1054 and 1055), affording street frontage on Saint Peter Road and Young Avenue. The property is zoned residential 1 with consent use for offices and measures 1 980 square meters in total.

Taking the form of a part single and part double-storey residential building, the professionally converted offices comprise a foyer and reception, an open-plan office area with two storerooms, a boardroom, an entertainment lounge, a second open plan office area with three private offices, a kitchen and scullery, male and female staff cloakrooms, and a guest cloakroom.

The back garden houses a storeroom and basement-type storage garage comprising three storerooms. A double carport and a shade-netted area make up the parking zone for 12 vehicles. Other improvements include a garden storeroom, an IBR roof-sheeting storage area, and staff accommodation comprising two staff rooms and a bathroom.

Fitting and fixtures include a security alarm system, a CCTV camera system, split air-conditioning in some offices, a boardroom fireplace, and automated entrance ingress driveway gates.

“For those who like to do business on the green, buyers have the Houghton Gold Club, KKC Killarney Country Club, the Royal Johannesburg, and Observatory Golf Club from which to choose,” adds Clive. Other nearby amenities include The Ivy Champagne Garden and Bedford Centre. The M1 Motorway is accessible via the Killarney on-ramp, approximately 4 kilometres from the offices.

The auction will commence onsite on Tuesday, the 28th of November, at 11 am. Viewing is to be arranged by appointment by calling PVA on 011 789 4375 or emailing For more information, please visit, website reference 1407.


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