Studio One 190 Bree Street is a unique Cape Town apartment - a 520 m² 3rd floor living space & a 54 m² deck with plunge pool. It's located in the city-centre. The apartment runs the entire width of the block between Bree Street & New Church Street. 2 streets away is Kloof Nek which runs directly west up to Table Mountain cable car (8 mins drive) and directly east to the Waterfront (10 mins drive). 2 mins walk away is the intersection of Long and Kloof Street , two of the main shopping, restaurant, café & bar areas of Cape Town.
The building, a former light industrial complex , is now a mix of apartments & offices. Studio One was formerly a printing works. There is internal garaging with 2 parking bays & direct lift access from the garage into the apartment.
You enter into a private lobby with wire sheep grazing on astroturf & through the front door into the apartment. There is a 6m ceiling height throughout. The ground floor is in 2 parts; the open-plan area includes dining area, lounge & kitchen with sliding glass doors leading onto the deck. Off the main living area is a bedroom with en-suite, a family room/playroom with en-suite, a laundry area with adjoining toilet & access to the dressing room of the main bedroom. Through the laundry area is an L-shaped deck that backs onto the Fire&Ice hotel.
The entire apartment is maintained as no smoking.
On the 1st floor mezzanine which runs around 3 sides of the apartment there is the main bedroom, a formal lounge with wall-mounted plasma TV, 2 office areas & up 2 stairs, a quieter lounge area decorated with Thai furniture. The apartment has front views to the city & Table Mountain & back views over Lions Head & Signal Hill.
It's high ceilings & thick wall keep the apartment cool during summer & warm in winter.
There is a satellite TV system; TVs with dvd players in the family room, main bedroom & upstairs lounge. There is wi-fi broadband & speaker system allowing music in a combination of areas in the apartment.
The kitchen consists of hand-built units, a stainless steel island area & a large food larder. There is a gas hob/electric oven, a prep sink & a separate double sink with dishwasher underneath. The kitchen is separated from the downstairs lounge by a breakfast bar.
The front deck runs the length of the apartment & overlooks Table Mountain & the city centre. It has a plunge-pool, outdoor sofa seating & an outdoor dining table & chairs. The deck's entire length is partly under cover, providing shade in summer.
The main bathroom is open-plan onto a dressing room area housing double height wardrobes & drawer storage. The bathroom has a large wet-room shower with 2 showers, double sinks & a bath.
The en-suites for the 2nd bedroom & family room both have open wet-room showers baths. There are heated towel rails in all bathrooms.
The laundry has a large sink, storage cupboards, a washing machine & tumble dryer. It leads directly out to the L-shaped back deck backs onto the Fire&Ice hotel.