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The French Quarter

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Location & Contact Details
Address: 35 Escombe Avenue
Parktown West
Johannesburg
Gauteng
South Africa
Contact : Ros
Cell (1) : 083-2528463
Cell (2) : 083-2505583

The French Quarter is a Modern French Country Home. The original Pool House is the intact space used by the ANC to print and distribute their propaganda from.

We have 6 Rooms in the quiet and oldest neighborhood of Johannesburg Parktown with awesome views of Johannesburg from the Kopje on the property.

All 6 rooms are en suite with showers and 5 have baths.

We have a pool, gym and steam bath for guest use.

Satellite TV is available in three common areas and we have broad band Wi-Fi available.

We offer an In House chef who can facilitate any meals function or special request by arrangement and our Banneton Bakery makes fresh Bread and pastries on site daily.

Parkhurst is very close with lots of choice in restaurants as is Parkview and 44 Stanley street.

Uber is readily available and the main Oliver Tambo airport is about 21 km away. Shopping is close by at the Rosebank shopping mall or Killarney Mall. The Johannesburg zoo is about 2km from the house.

  • Payment Methods
  • American Express
  • Cash on arrival
  • Diners Club
  • EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • English
  • Bed Configuration
  • Gym Room 2 with 2 single beds (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - twin
  • Pool Room 6 with 4 singles (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - twin, twin
  • Room 1 (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
  • Room 3 with Queen bed (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
  • Room 4 with Queen bed (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
  • Room 5 with two singles (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - twin
  • Facilities
  • air conditioner
  • air conditioner (all units)
  • air conditioning in lounge
  • airport (less than 15km)
  • babysitting service
  • bar/cocktail lounge
  • braai / barbecue - communal and onsite
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • conference venue onsite
  • double garage
  • DSTV in communal area
  • generator
  • hair dryer
  • heaters in unit
  • internet facilities
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • lake (less than 5km)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • linen & towels provided
  • lock-up garage
  • microwave in unit
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private entrance
  • restaurant onsite
  • sauna/steam room onsite
  • spa facilities
  • stove in unit
  • sun deck
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • toasted sandwich maker
  • tumble dryer in unit
  • washing machine onsite
  • wi-fi / hotspot
  • Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodationdetails
    Accommodates how many people?
    Capacity : 14

    The following apply
    Exclusive / preferred service providers on call
    Restroom accessible
    Kitchen accessible
    Audio – visual equipment (request details)
    Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
    Crockery and cutlery available for hire
    Catering done in-house
    Designated parking area
    Sufficient parking space
    Fully staffed (cleaning, servers etc.)
    Internet connection
    Wireless internet connection
    Air conditioning
    Good lighting that can be operated independently
    Liquor license
    Bar on-site
    A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
    Wheelchair friendly
    A specified area for coaches and buses to stop to allow delegates and guests to embark and disembark safely
    Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight
    Individual lockable storage available for storage of more valuable items
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : Luxury Villa in the oldest suburb of Johannesburg. Convenient Quiet and safe area centrally situated.

  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
    Yes
  • Wedding Venue Accommodationdetails
    Capacity Information
    Overnight accommodation for how many people? : 14
    Max people allowed at the venue? : 150

    The following apply
    Reception area
    Chapel
    Area for wedding ceremony
    Undercover area for signing the register
    Fully catered
    Couple must provide own catering
    In house events coordinator (compulsory)
    In house events coordinator (not compulsory)
    Liquor license
    Fully stocked bar
    Cutlery and crockery rental
    Cleaning / serving staff
    Bridal suite
    Honeymoon suite
  • Wheelchair Friendly Accommodationdetails
    For every 25 parking bays, at least one should be 3500mm wide
    Number of bays : 6

    The following apply
    Ramps provided in close proximity to stairs
    Textured surfaces, such as roughened finishes, on all ramps, stairways and main circulation paths
    Route surface firm and even – surface should be hard with no gravel or cobble type finishes
    Clear unobstructed routes provided throughout the facility
    All areas well and evenly lit
    Door handles in the area located at a height of between 120cm – 80cm
    Signage displaying the international symbol of accessibility at the accessible pickup/drop-off point
    Fixed slip-resistant floor surface. Wooden floors, tiles or close pile carpet no higher than 13mm
    Re-positioning of furniture, and other obstructions in the room to meet guest requirements
    At registration any guest with a functional limitation [or any guest requesting such facility] is highlighted in the system, so that in the event of an emergency, special procedures can be taken to locate and evacuate these guests
    Floors should be level. If a difference in level is unavoidable this should not exceed a 1.3cm difference
    Floor surfaces at wheelchair areas should be level, stable, firm and slip-resistant. Carpet or carpet tile used on the floors must be securely attached, and be of a low pile type (1.3cm thick or less) with a firm pad
    Hand rails in the bathrooms
    Stable seating area in the bath / shower
    A minimum unobstructed space of 90cm x 120cm in front of doors
    Yes
    Size of all door openings, when measured in the 90-degree open position is a minimum of 76cm wide
    Yes
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