Ruwa Country Club clubhouse was on Thursday gutted by fire, with the cause of the inferno still to be established.
The newly-established structure is reported to have been extensively damaged by the fire. National Police spokesperson Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident. He said:
We can confirm that there was a fire breakout at Ruwa Country Club and we are still investigating the cause.
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We are not yet aware of the value of the destroyed property, but no one was injured.
Ruwa Country Club was recently transformed into a golf resort and residential estate and the refurbishment is ongoing.
It is located about 26 kilometres east of Harare along Mutare Road. It a brand new 18-hole championship golf course which is Zimbabwe’s second such development after Borrowdale Brooke.