Lodge, Restaurant, Conference Rooms and Guest Lodges in Glen Lorne

  • 4,000
Ard Na Lee Close, Harare, Harare Province, Zimbabwe

Lodge, Restaurant, Conference Rooms and Guest Lodges in Glen Lorne

Ard Na Lee Close, Harare, Harare Province, Zimbabwe
  • 4,000

Description

This magnificent property, located on the edge of Harare North and Harare East, approximately 150 metres off Enterprise Road, is under a sole mandate and is open to be rented out in a variety of different formats.

  1. As a whole unit to be used for commercial (or residential) purposes.
  2. Individual buildings for commercial space (as a commercial complex).
  3. Cottages as residential space and restaurant, bar, conference room and workshops as commercial space.

Many will recognise this property as it was run for many years as an events and lodgings venue, Gecko Gardens.

 

The property consists of:

  1. Main Building – Reception area, bar area, indoor and outdoor restaurant and dining space, commercial kitchen complete with cold rooms and some equipment, walk in Chubb safe, 2 x offices, a courtyard, Ladies and Gents separate ablutions. Ladies and Gents staff changing, lock up and bathroom facilities.
  2. Side Building – Originally designated as a large conference room, this building contains a large verandah across the full length of the building, modern Ladies and Gents ablutions and a kitchen area.
  3. Gazebo’s – 1 x large open sided gazebo
  4. Cottages/Offices – 2 x 2 bedroom en suite with large open plan living area and kitchenette area with large verandah.
  5. Cottages/Offices – 3 x 1 bedroom en suite with large open plan living area and kitchenette area with large verandah.
  6. Workshop/Storage – A large open plan workshop/storage area with several rooms attached including bathroom.
  7. Generator room – Generator included within the room and has the ability to run the entire property.
  8. Tent area – Although not a building, a bricked area was created for the erection of an events tent.

 

To give a bit more depth into possibilities of the property we have included the below.

 

Offices/Lodgings/Bed and Breakfast

Gecko Gardens offers 5 semi furnished cottages all well spread out from one another and the main restaurant, conference room, gazebos and workshop buildings.

  1. Two of the cottages/office spaces contain 2 bedrooms which could otherwise be used as offices, each with bathroom en-suite, complete with modern bath, shower and bidet. They contain their own large central living room with enough space to also include an office area as well as a small kitchenette area, all open plan. Outside, each cottages/office building has its own large covered verandah with beautiful views through the woodlands.
  2. Three of the cottages/office spaces follow the same principle as above however contain 2 bedrooms which could otherwise be used as offices, each with bathroom en-suite, complete with modern bath, shower and bidet. They contain their own large central living room with enough space to also include an office area as well as a small kitchenette area, all open plan. Outside, each cottages/office building has its own large covered verandah with beautiful views through the woodlands.

Each of these buildings have their own fireplaces for that winter chill. As guest accommodation, they provide the perfect getaway for executives as they can double as an office away for the office or simply switch offline and relax in the quietness.

The cottages/offices also feature an outdoor sitting area under the shade where one can enjoy the fresh breeze and the sound of chirping birds throughout the day.

However utilised, should the main building be leased there could also be the benefits of an on-site restaurant or takeaway meals to your rooms or offices.

 

Restuarant

Gecko Gardens restaurant has the ability to provide a refreshing escapade from the buzz of the city center, perfect for your family afternoon lunches and banqueting, your dinner parties and celebrations, Christmas get-togethers and formal and informal end of year company parties. It offers a serene environment with potential of a dining room set right in the middle of a beautiful garden. Enjoy the soothing water spot as you dine in the stone and iron themed restaurant complete with a secluded bar area for your beverages.

If you are one for teas in the garden or one for a lazy afternoon braai, Gecko Gardens Lodge is where your clientele would surely want to make a date.

 

Wedding & Events Venue

The setting of the property offers a refreshing experience for weddings and events. Not too far from the central business district, perfect for the union of and get together of families and friends for a variety of events.

The expansive greenery and neatly manicured garden are themselves an inspiration for your event.

The venue has a terraced ceremony area that blends with the flowers and stone walls to give an exotic and overwhelmingly refreshing feeling perfect for morning and evening ceremonies.

The property offers twin gazebos for your cocktails and finger foods. The green corrugated iron roofing on the adjacent gazebos, standing on Rome theme pillars gives an out-of-this-world sensation as one passes to the open garden to chat with kin and folk while enjoying a drink.

The property offers a variety of backdrops perfect for capturing that picturesque moment. The gardens are littered with exhilarating spots suitable for day and evening photos. These include an ascending avenue that tunnels into the foliage giving that Alice-down-the-rabbit-hole feeling. Also included at the venue amongst the numerous features is a pond and soothing waterfall.

 

Conferences

Set centrally in the beautiful gardens, Gecko Gardens offers a conferencing facility not too far away from the city center. The room, in sync with the garden theme reflects a rustic setting and a spacious front porch suitable for serving teas and snacks during breaks. The facility can host up to 60 participants comfortably and has the common accessories such as Wifi, projector screen, writing boards and so on.

Dotted in various spots in the garden, are park benches for group breakaways under the shed and quietness of the neighborhood. The serene mood is completed by the water feature and fountain water trickling, soothing and refreshing just a stone’s throw away.

The conference facility is suitable for executive and strategy meetings, SME conferences, church meetings, ceremonies, banqueting and much more.

 

Needless to say, the opportunities for this property are endless, whether a health complex, a restaurant and B’nB, a culinary arts venue, a family residential complex or for what it was built for, a wedding and events venue. The pick is yours if your imagination will allow it.

  • Address Ard Na Lee Close, Harare, Harare Province, Zimbabwe
  • City Harare
  • Area Glen Lorne

Details

Updated on May 13, 2020 at 1:44 pm
  • Property ID: JFRM00002
  • Price: 4,000
  • Property Size: 1135 m²
  • Land Area: 18565 m²
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Bathrooms: 9
  • Property Type: Commercial, Office
  • Property Status: For Rent
  • Half Bathrooms: 4
  • Living Rooms: 5
  • Dining Room: 2
  • Offices: 3
  • Borehole(s): 1
  • Storey(s): 1
  • Acres: 4.6

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