This home is a blank canvass, awaiting a new owner to make it grand and gracious. The home sits high on the Essenwood hill overlooking Durban, its grand stature and large colonial columns are what you notice when you drive up the drive to the home. Double garaging with two, separate to the home, guest suites above, with bathrooms and views of the sea and city are ideal for the extended family, work from home or bed and breakfast flat lets, fully equipped . The house has an impressive stained glass door with wooden floors and high ceilings, bay window and lots of nooks and crannies. A fire place, a large lounge and dining room separated by french doors. The massive kitchen is a large farm-style kitchen and is ideal for the family that loves to entertain. There is a downstairs study, guest loo under the stairs and a large separate suite that inter-leads into the house or can remain separate with its own entrance. ideal for granny and gramps. Upstairs is a lovely main bedroom wing that has a private conversation area that leads to the deck with beautiful views and separate en-suite. The two other bedrooms are a good size and have a shared bathroom between them. The garden is terraced and the large undercover colonial veranda is beautiful to sit on and enjoy a summers evening or to sit and watch the children play and swim. this is situated close to Clifton, Durban Girls College and Maris Stella, not to mention good model C schools. the home is waiting for someone to restore it to its former glory.