With only 35 residential stands it gives the owners the best of both worlds, bushveld living in a major conservancy yet only 10 minutes from the facilities of Hoedspruit and 20 minutes from its airport with direct flights to Johannesburg daily.This Big Game reserve forms part of the 17,500 hectare Blue Canyon Conservancy which sits between the Greater Kruger National Park and the Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve.The Conservancy carries: White Rhino, Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Hippo and all the charismatic plains game indigenous to the area. It is also a bird lovers paradise.This exquisite architect designed thatched home completed in 2010, has views over open bush to the majestic Drakensberg Mountains. A private walkway below arched trees delivers you to the unique 150 year old Arabian double doors below the entrance porch. The lodge offers generous indoor and outdoor entertainment and living areas, 3 privately positioned spacious deluxe en-suite bedrooms each with built in double-double wardrobes, ceiling fans, a/c and heating. All have outside open private showers with views of the surrounding bush. (All bedrooms have windows to 3 sides).Open plan kitchen with separate pantry and large scullery, (prep room) leading out to an enclosed yard with washroom and maids facilities. Spacious living and dining areas.Concertina doors, two sets of patio doors and more windows deliver a light and airy feel to the lounge/diner.Decks are positioned either side of the house to benefit from the early morning sun and the afternoon/evening sun.Large thatched covered patio for outside entertaining during very hot days.A large open fire sits proudly in the lounge area for those (very few) winter evenings.Extra deep pool for those really hot summer days.Lock up garage with storage racks. (Note) The owners have drawn plans and costs for converting the garage into a stand alone en-suite bedroom should this be a requirement.Further outside parking for another 4 vehicles.Ample storage cupboards throughout the lodge. Separate lock up storage facility by the pool.A truly beautiful luxury home or holiday home.Note: The property is being sold without furnishings. However the owners would accept an approach for all furnishings should they be required. Furnishings are all custom made or newly purchased for this lodge and are of the highest quality.