Dutch Windmill, Randburg

Dutch Windmill, Randburg In 1940 a Dutch diamond trader know as Messais (More than likely Harry Messais or Mr Diamonds who was born in Amsterdam in 1898 and moved to South Africa in 1918) bought a property in Patrick Street, Olivedale, Randburg and built a house on it. During the Second World War Italian prisoners of war were used to do building alterations on the property. One of these projects was a sunken garden which runs alongside the other, the Dutch Windmill. The prisoners were instructed to build the windmill in accordance to a magazine illustration they were given. The windmill was not merely ornamental, it was fully functional and was used to pump water into irrigation furrows which provided water to all the chicken runs on the property. The Dutch Windmill was declared a National Monument under old NMC legislation on 10 February 1989.

The Dutch Winmill and Sunken Gardens can be found at 22 Patrick Street, Olivedale, Randburg.

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Sleeps: 15 in 5 units/rooms

Birch Tree Cottage B&B

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Randburg

0.1km North of center of Dutch Windmill, Randburg

Full English Breakfast tailored to your personal preference. Swimming pool set in beautiful garden. Laundry service available. DStv. Secure parking. Close to restaurants, cinemas and theatres. Within easy reach of Montecasino. Easy access to ...

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Littlefields Luxury Self Catering Suite

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Randburg

0.3km South East of center of Dutch Windmill, Randburg

Modern Luxury Self Catering Suite in Olivedale (Non Smoking) with:Separate Entrance. Smoking Section Outside Secure High Wall with Safe Parking. In Safe Boomed off Area. Marble and wooden floors. Combined Lounge Kitchen with Full DSTV (including ..

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Sleeps: 14 in 6 units/rooms
From R 400,00
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Citrus Lane Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Randburg

0.5km North of center of Dutch Windmill, Randburg

You're probably looking for friendly accommodation on premises where you're safe and secure, an elegant bedroom, enough breakfast to fuel your day and a central location - making everywhere you go close-by. Good you found us.

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Sleeps: 10 in 5 units/rooms
From R 650,00
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Ninety North Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Randburg

1.7km South East of center of Dutch Windmill, Randburg

Ninety North guest house, in Johannesburg's Northern suburbs, is a haven of tranquillity in this hectic, busy city. Ferndale is a quiet residential area and Ninety North has an established garden.

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Amberhall Guesthouse

Guest House Accommodation in Randburg

1.9km North West of center of Dutch Windmill, Randburg

Set in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg, you will find this gem of luxury accommodation and lush gardens, designed to meet the needs of the business or leisure traveller.

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Sleeps: 26 in 10 units/rooms
From R 500,00
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Klip-Els Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Randburg

3.2km West of center of Dutch Windmill, Randburg

It is situated near large shopping centres, 20km from downtown Jhb and is a 20-30 minute drive from both Jhb International, and Lanseria Airports. Accommodation - 4 double rooms with private bathrooms.

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Sleeps: 14 in 6 units/rooms

Flamingo Rest

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Fourways

3.7km North of center of Dutch Windmill, Randburg

Flamingo Rest situated in the heart of Fourways offers self catering garden flats with en-suite bathrooms and private kitchen facilities.

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Sleeps: 8 in 2 units/rooms
From R 1 300,00
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Victoria Apartments, Sandton

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Bryanston

3.9km East of center of Dutch Windmill, Randburg

Victoria Apartments are brand new stunning 2 bedroomed (queen size beds), fully furnished self catering apartments to rent on a nightly, weekly or monthly basis in Bryanston, Sandton.

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Sleeps: 24 in 11 units/rooms

Grosvenor Inn

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Bryanston

3.9km East of center of Dutch Windmill, Randburg

The bedrooms are spacious, beautifully furnished and each has a bathroom en-suite, DStv, under-floor heating, fans and easy access to tea/coffee facilities. The restaurant offers and excellent quality of home cooked meals. Full English breakfast ...

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Alendo Apartments

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Fourways

4.6km North East of center of Dutch Windmill, Randburg

Alendo fully furnished self-catering apartments offer a comfortable and affordable stay for both the business and leisure traveler.

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