Taj Cape Town resides in the heart of the historic Cape Town city centre. Once the home of the South African Reserve Bank and Temple Chambers, the property has been meticulously restored, blending the elegance of a bygone era with inspired contemporary design. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces form one of Asia’s largest and most iconic luxury hotel companies. It has over 100 years experience in restoring and enhancing sites that are not only beautiful but historically significant.
Step inside the Taj Cape Town and savour the grandeur of the city’s past. Spread across two heritage buildings, it retains the opulence of an earlier age. The Wale Street facades are constructed from magnificent Paarl Granite. The building’s gracious exterior is highlighted by exuberant bronze detail on the front gate, window grilles and doors.
All the original marble pillars, vaulted ceilings, glass domes and architectural elements of the legendary Temple Chambers and the South African Reserve Bank Building have been retained. Set behind these historical buildings is the hotel’s new tower which dramatically rises seventeen floors and overlooks the Parliament, Cathedral and Company Gardens through to Table Mountain.
The Taj Cape Town Residences are a sanctuary for the astute sophisticate. The impeccable design offers luxury, elegance and warmth within an exclusive setting as well as a full range of facilities and services.
The residences boast unparalleled levels of security with 24-hour CCTV surveillance in order that you may indulge in the exclusive lifestyle of these luxury apartments, safe in the knowledge that your residences are secure. Modern and contemporary decor, fine finishes and impeccable design are the hallmark of each of these residences. They vary in size from the spacious 1-bedroom studio suites to the 1 and 2-bedroom apartments. Each of these residences is self-contained with a fully-equipped kitchen, home entertainment system, telephone with IDD facility as well as all the conveniences of a luxury 5-star Hotel. Modern amenities complement the contemporary decor to create the luxurious residential ambiance desired.
The Heritage apartments are classically designed and are located within the historic structure of the hotel, all the Tower Suites have floor to ceiling glass facades and private balconies, from where guests/residents can enjoy splendid views of the city, Lions Head or Table Mountain.
Residents enjoy the same extensive range of services and facilities as the Hotel guests. The warmth and privacy of home is combined with exceptional amenities and dedicated staff.
Ultimate in bespoke living.
Features and Amenities:
• Walk out or sit out balcony
• Luxury bed and bathroom linen
• Electronic safe
• High speed wireless internet connectivity
• 40 inch LCD TV, DSTV (hotel boutique)
• Audio speakers and telephones in bathrooms
• Individually controlled air conditioning
• Secured covered parking
• Engineering and IT Support available
• The Jiva Grande Spa provides a tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of the day.
• A fully equipped fitness centre and heated lap pool
The hotel provides guests/residents with a wide range of food and beverage outlets: Mint, Bombay Brasserie, In Room Dining, Lobby Lounge and The Twankey Bar.
Investment benefits include:
A purchaser of a unit in this development qualifies for certain tax incentives under certain circumstances.
The Taj Hotel is situated in an Urban Development Zone.
Should a unit be purchased for commercial purposes, (i.e. the purchaser must rent the unit out and may not live in it himself) 55% of the purchase price may be deducted as a tax write off over a period of 17 years as follows:
20% of the purchase price in year one
5% of the purchase price per annum in the following 16 years
The write off is allowed against the taxable income of the taxpayer and is not limited to his total income, but it may incur an assessed loss.
Any excess losses that cannot be fully offset within a year are carried forward indefinitely. These excess losses can be offset in later years until fully absorbed.
Vat paid on the purchase price may be claimed back under certain circumstances.
Owners can privately negotiate Long term and Short term rental agreements independently from the hotel as long as management is notified for security purposes and key card access is arranged.
In the case of privately arranged rentals, the following services can be arranged at an additional charge:
• All Hotel Services including housekeeping services twice per week. (Housekeeping and or cleaning services can be privately arranged but subject to security clearances)
• Secured additional covered parking with 24 hour Valet service
Chas Everitt has an experienced rental division that can assist with procurement and management of short and long term lease options assuring the highest level of attention and therefore assisting with wealth management.
In addition to the exclusive Taj Cape Town Residences lifestyle, you have the option of allowing Taj Hotels to rent out your Residence, either regularly or from time to time, giving an income return should you wish.
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