Seyal House for Sale in Arusha
- Property type: House
- Offer type: For Sale
- City: Arusha
- Neighborhood: Maji ya Chai river
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
The house is situated approximately 30 km East of Arusha and 20 km from Kilimanjaro Airport on Dolly Estate that is about 3km off the main Arusha to Moshi road.
The house, in two acres of garden, is built 40m from the banks of the Maji ya Chai river, the banks of which are covered in riverine bush and magnificent acacia trees dispersed with equally grand Kigelia trees (sausage trees) all of which provide shelter to very many species of birds and small mammals.
The garden consists of lawns with many large yellow acacia trees and a number of species of indigenous flowering bushes as well as some formal flowerbeds. There is easy access to the river from the garden, through a gate in the fence.
The area of the ground floor, including the sitting room; dining room; veranda, kitchen, pantry, laundry, scrub room and office, is 393sq. The first floor is 186 sq.m, with a balcony of 6.7 sq.m.
The ground floor rooms consist of the drawing room that has a very efficient fireplace, the entrance hall that includes the staircase, and the dining room that leads into the kitchen through a swing door. The kitchen leads into the above mentioned pantry etc.
All the ground floor rooms are large, light and airy with high ceilings, large high windows and tall double doors that are glass paned. All the doors open onto the broad North facing veranda.
The first floor has the library onto which the staircase opens. The bedrooms are reached from the library as is the balcony. The main East facing large bedroom is en-suite, has many built-in cupboards and its own small Eastern balcony. The second large bedroom is also en-suite and next to it is a small single room that shares the bathroom. The external area of the first floor is 192 Sq,m including the 6.7 Sq.m balcony.
Next to the main house is a self-contained guest cottage. This has a veranda, two double bedrooms, a bathroom with shower; basin and lavatory, and a kitchen. Its total area is 69 Sq.m.
A hundred metres from the house are the two good 3-roomed staff houses with respective pit latrines and showers. Running water and electricity are provided to these houses.
Water is obtained by collection of rainwater from all the corrugated iron rooves. It is stored in three underground tanks with a total capacity of 260,000 litres. Water for the garden is pumped from the river into a 5000 ltr Sim tank. The river water is not suitable for domestic consumption due to high mineral contents. At no time has the domestic water supply run out, there is always plenty.
The water for the main house kitchen, the cottage bathroom and the cottage kitchen is heated by wood burning boilers. A solar heater that is very efficient heats the water for the main house bathrooms; it has an electric booster facility.
Three phase electricity is supplied from the mains TANESCO with a stand- by 3 phase 10 Kva diesel generator.
SEYAL HOUSE is built on a plot of 12.5 acres; both the house and the plot are the property of the Tanzanian registered company KILIMA FARM LTD that also owns two adjacent plots measuring 22.5 acres and 10 acres respectively making a total area of 45 acres in one block. All three plots are held in the name of the company on three separate title deeds relevant to the said acreages. The entire company, including the house, is for sale for USD 1,000,000. Open to offers.
The house; buildings and 12.5 acres, if sold separately from the adjacent land, is offered for USD 450,000.
The adjacent 22.5 acres and 10 acres, is selling for USD 15,000 per acre
- ID: 30507
- Published: October 9, 2020
- Last Update: June 11, 2021
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