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LOOK: Houghton's Gatsby up for grabs at a cool R65m

Originally intended to serve as a private hotel for royalty, the 4000m2 Gatsby (as it's called), is up for grabs at a cool R65m.
Source: Gumtree
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Source: Gumtree
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Based in Johannesburg's Houghton Ridge, the mansion's four levels include eight en-suite bedrooms, six parking spaces, a private night club, wellness spa, library, gymnasium and conference facilities, as well as a heated indoor swimming pool and outdoor training pool. The price tag also includes luxurious furnishings and rare artworks.

Source: Gumtree
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Source: Gumtree
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Barrie Swart, head of Gumtree Property Operations, says that it’s not the first time luxurious properties like these have been listed. “Covid-19 has impacted uber-wealthy homeowners as well - many are unable to travel to their luxury homes around the world during the current climate, and others are concerned about the volatility of the market.”

Source: Gumtree
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Source: Gumtree
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He is not concerned about the Gatsby being listed too long, though. “It may not seem like it to us, but the Gatsby is a real bargain at this price and will definitely be swept up soon.”

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