A unique Experience of the old Johannesburg
Welcome to Fishbird Villa, a hidden gem in the historical leafy suburb of Kensington. Our one century old villa offers an unbeatable combination of art deco design, spectacular views, and comfort that will make your stay unforgettable.
Named after the so-called Fishbird sculpture of the Limpopo woodcarving artist Thomas Kubayi, this 4 bedroom villa has been tastefully renovated by its French owners, with elegant wooden furniture, art deco fittings, carpeted floors, pressed ceiling and Oregon pine floor.
The 15-meter swimming pool is the centerpiece of our terraced garden, where you can listen to the birds and enjoy the surrounding views.
Located less than 20 minutes from OR Tambo International Airport and 10 minutes from the Johannesburg city center, Fishbird Villa offers a peaceful and safe environment that will make you feel at home.
With our eco-friendly features such as solar energy and borehole water, you can enjoy your stay without worrying about load-shedding or water shortage.
Our villa is also equipped with an alarm, CCTV, and 24-hour security service to ensure your safety.
Book your stay today and experience the perfect blend of history, luxury, and nature in Fishbird Villa.
Escape to a Hidden Gem of Art Deco Craftsmanship
Step into Fishbird Villa and experience the elegance and luxury of art deco design. Our villa has been crafted to perfection by its French owners, with wooden furniture, carpeted floors, and art deco fittings that will transport you to a different era.
Indulge in Elegance and Comfort
At Fishbird Villa, we offer 4 double-glazed rooms with floor-heated bathrooms that are designed to make you feel comfortable and relaxed. Each room is elegantly decorated with wooden furniture, carpeted floors, and art deco fittings.
Unwind in Stunning Surroundings
Welcome to our exquisite art deco villa, where every corner is crafted with utmost care and attention to detail. Our villa offers a variety of spaces designed to make your stay unforgettable. From the living areas and terraces to the private pool and garden, each space has been thoughtfully designed to provide the utmost comfort and luxury.
Discover the Best of Johannesburg from Our Villa
Staying at our villa means having the best of Johannesburg at your fingertips. Whether you’re looking for cultural experiences, shopping, restaurants or outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone in this vibrant city. Here are some of the best things to do during your stay.
Explore the arty and creative side of Johannesburg.
Victoria Yards (a hub of artists, artisans, designers, café and restaurants in a beautifully renovated old industrial buildings among an urban fruit and vegetable garden) and Maboneng (a trendy neighbourhood known for its art galleries, restaurants and bars) are less than 10 min drive from our villa.
Immerse you in the city’s fascinating history and culture.
Johannesburg can be intimidating for newcomers. But the city is an incredible place to explore if you give it a chance to show you its good side. We will introduce you to trusted guides who will make you experience the city from the ground through walking and biking tours to discover the inner-city secrets and architecture, street art and historical gems.
Enjoy restaurants, night life and first-class shopping!
Just 5 to 10 minutes’ drive from our villa, you will find restaurants for all budget and all tastes, from all over the world (South African, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese as Joburg Chinatown is 5 minutes from the guesthouse, Mozambican …). They can obviously deliver your lunch or dinner to the villa.