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Colourful Horizons is a self-catering luxury home located in the secure suburb of Highway Gardens, in Germiston.  This home offers home comforts only 6.5 km from O.R Tambo International Airport.  Your welcoming host, Alex Read, lives on the property in a separate flat which lends itself to additional security and assistance.

All 3 bedrooms have sumptuous beds topped with crisp duvets and fluffy pillows offering a good night’s rest.  The main bedroom has a 45cm smart tv spacious walk-in dressing room and en-suite bathroom while the other 2 bedrooms have plenty of hanging space, adequate packing space and share a bathroom en suite.

You are welcome to make yourself at home in all areas of our home as well as utilize all facilities in the home and front garden. The only area we request you kindly don’t access is the host’s flat and the back garden area Wheelchair access, can be provided, subject to prior arrangement.

In-Room facilities:
* 3 Bedrooms
* 2 Bathrooms
* Bathroom amenities
* Shower only
* Hairdryer
* Separate tub and shower

Establishment Facilities:
* Self-catering accommodation
* Iron and Ironing board
* Washing machine
* Tumble dryer
* Coffee / tea facilities
* Refrigerator
* Microwave
* Fully equipped kitchen
* Toaster
* Oven
* Dishwasher
* Free Wi-Fi
* Non-smoking
* TV and DStv / Satellite TV / Netflix
* Sitting area
* Desk
* Cleaning service
* Fireplace
* Garden view
* Outdoor furniture
* Garden
* Outdoor dining area
* Braai/barbeque facilities

Area Info:

Highway Gardens is the safest boomed-off suburb in Edenvale/Germiston which is patrolled by Mamba Security. Close proximity to Or Tambo International, local shopping centres, restaurants, petrol stations, hospitals, pharmacies etc.


Nearest Shopping Centre:
Karaglen Mall and Karaglen Shopping Centre 

Nearest Mall:
Greenstone - Cnr Modderfontein Rd & Van Riebeeck Ave, Greenstone Hill

Nearby Restaurants:
Karaglen Mall (1.9 km’s)
Stoneridge Centre (5.7 km’s):  Papacino’s, Café Billibi, Piatto                                        
Fahrenheit Seafood + Grill (4 km’s)

Nearby Attractions:
Gillooley’s Farm – 47 Boeing West Road
Horwood’s Farm – Homestead Avenue
Glendower Golf Club  

Rooms and Units Available:

1 Bedroom En-Suite
2 Bedrooms share a Bathroom

Colourful Horizons

All 3 bedrooms have sumptuous beds topped with crisp duvets and fluffy pillows offering a good night’s rest.  The main bedroom has a 45cm smart TV, spacious walk-in dressing room and en-suite bathroom while the other 2 bedrooms have plenty of hanging space.

Sleeps 6 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Communal Satellite TV

Cancellation Policy:

-  100%  14 Days from Arrival
-  50%  21 Days from Arrival
-  25%  30 Days from Arrival

Terms and Conditions

Please help us conserve water and electricity and kindly note a few special requests

Check Inn
- You are welcome to check-in from 2pm – 10pm.
-  Early check-in’s are welcome if we have not had guests in-house on the day of your arrival.
- Your on-site host, Alex, will welcome you and give you keys, gate remote and alarm remote on arrival as well as take you on a walk-through of the home.
- Please arrange a time with Alex to handover the keys + remotes by 10am.
Wheelchair Access
-  We can arrange wheelchair access with prior notice
-  No smoking is permitted in the house please.
-  You are welcome to smoke on the patio.  Kindly put your ash and butts in the container provided.  Please do not empty this container in the dustbin inside the house.  This will be cleaned and emptied daily.
Security, Alarm and Panic Button
- We are contracted to Mamba Security who patrol Highway Gardens suburb continuously.
- Beams have been placed for extra precaution.
- Please activate the alarm and ensure all doors are locked before retiring for the evening.
- Kindly ensure doors are locked and the front gate is closed when leaving the premises.
DSTV + Netflix
- There is a full bouquet of DSTV Premium at no additional cost.
- Free Netflix.
- Select READ
- Code is 13utc1-1
Useful Information and Important Telephone Numbers
- Refer to useful information and telephone numbers which has been placed on the fridge.
Tea, Coffee, Sugar and Milk
- These will be provided complimentary during your stay.
- You are welcome to make use of the Espresso machine at your own cost.
Washing Machine
- You are welcome to make use of the washing machine, but please use the “Sportswear” mode which has a 42 minute wash cycle in order to conserve water.
- Please provide your own washing powder and fabric softener.
- There is a washing line provided just outside the back door.
Tumble Dryer
- Please do not use this appliance for more than 10 minutes per day.
- You are welcome to make use of this appliance but please only use it on “Favourite” mode.
Bathrooms and Amenities
- You will be provided with a Bath Sheet/Towel per person on arrival.  In an effort to conserve water, we request that you use this towel for as long as you feel comfortable.  Should you wish us to refresh these, kindly place them in the wash basket provided in each bathroom.
- There is a hand towel, hand wash + hand cream provided per bathroom.  Please do not take these home.
- We supply a bath gel and body lotion per guest.  You are welcome to take these home.
- Facecloths are provided. Please could ladies kindly use these to remove make up before using towels.
Maid Service
- We have a maid service on Tuesdays and Fridays to keep the house clean.  Should you prefer complete privacy, please advise us and we will cancel this service.
- On request, we are happy to arrange a maid service at an additional R450 per day to assist with washing, ironing and cleaning.  Kindly give us sufficient notice to arrange this service.
- There is a gas braai which you are welcome to use.
- Please leave the lid of the braai up if you have used it so that we can arrange to have the grid cleaned.
Boma / Firepit
- This will be prepared for you on request.
Parties and Loud Noise
- No parties are permitted and we kindly request that you turn loud music off by 11pm.
Pets are welcome and restricted to the front garden.
Flat and Back Garden
- Kindly note that these areas have been allocated to the host and co-owner, Alex, for his and his 2 dogs personal use.
Your Host – Alex Read
- Please note that Alex is committed to ensuring you have a pleasant and happy stay with us, and is more than willing to assist you with any special requests or assistance that you may need.
- We really would appreciate reviews and feedback on how we can improve your stay with us.



From O.R. Tambo International Airport: Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Lodge 300 m Toward right onto To Parking Rd 100 m Keep right to continue on OR Tambo Parking 270 m Continue straight 210 m Toward right 450 m Keep right at the fork to continue on Exit 46, follow signs for R24/Johannesburg 1.0 km Continue onto R24 2.1 km Use the left lane to take the exit toward Barbara Rd 290 m Use the 2nd from the left lane to turn left onto Barbara Rd 200 m Turn right onto Herman St 800 m Turn right onto Shelton Ave 100 m Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Minuach Rd 1.0 km Turn right onto Partridge Ave 350 m Turn left onto Otto Ave 350 m Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Mona Ave 91 m Turn right at the 1st cross street onto Glen Ave 160 m Destination will be on the left 28 Glen Ave Highway Gardens, Germiston, 1609.

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Children Policy

We accept children of all ages.

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  • Accommodation Type: Guesthouse and Self-Catering
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM