The house gets its name from the Elephants who used to make their way up what is now Florida Road from the coast to their feeding grounds in the Umgeni Springfield area.They apparently used to pass close by to the house and occasionally attempted to remove the veranda posts.
Also included are some of the older residences and shops strung along the road.
140 Photos Berea - This part of Berea has a mixture of old & new.
Even small homes like in Clairwood incorporated the motifs and geometric shapes of Art Deco.
230 Photos Durban's Golden beaches provide a paradise for bathers, surfers, jet skis , walking, and many more activities catered for along the eight kilometres of beachfront from the harbour mouth to Blue Lagoon.
Sir Benjamin Greenacre was a town councillor (1871 - 18 - 97 and Mayor of Durban (1875-76, 1889-1892, 1897 - 1898, and Knighted when the future King George visited Natal in 1901. 65 Photos The Elephant House on Durban's Berea is the oldest surviving house in Durban, which was restored in 1972 by Brian and Elaine Agar who bought it from the Murchie family who had owned the house for the previous 100 years.