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Delightful Traditional Holiday Home With Large Private Pool And Mountain Views

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Overview

Property

Updated: 26-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

House in Fish Hoek, False Bay Coast, Cape Town, South Africa - Holiday Accommodation In Central Secluded Location

This is an ideal self catering family holiday home with a large pool and an all weather covered terrace overlooking the garden and pool, that is totally geared for outdoor living. The Main house sleeps 6 and there is another fully equiped pool cottage for 2 persons with own entrance, kitchen and bathroom. It is centrally located for local facilities, the Wine Route, Cape Town, V & A Waterfront, Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, penguins at Boulders Beach, and animals at Cape Point etc.

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About the Owner

Pamela Grant
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
26 March, 2017

About Pamela Grant

Currently living in the UK with my partner who is an artist, my career has been in design, indoors and outdoors. Over the last ten years we have refurbished the property, and hope that our expertise has created a welcoming and pleasing ambiance for all of our guests to enjoy and appreciate.

Pamela Grant purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Pamela Grant chose Cape Peninsula

After a long family association in this area I first came to Fish Hoek about 15 years ago and immediately fell in love with the place. I knew that one day I would buy a property on this beautiful peninsula. There are fantastic beaches, awesome mountains, breathtaking views, wineries and Nature Reserves in abundance. A strong pull to South Africa was the fact that the seasons are opposite to the UK and if we desire we can have sun all year round.

What makes this cottage unique

The property is in the heart of the town, just minutes away from all amenities. A car is not always needed, except for longer journeys along the coastline. The illuminated gardens and pool, covered terrace, with sofa, chairs and table to seat twelve are a welcoming delight after a busy day sightseeing. Evening swimming, wining and dining are a must at this property.

1 Reviews

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(1 traveller reviews)

5

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay in Fish Hoek. Prior to our arrival both Pam, the owner, and Sue, the property manager, were wonderful and provided lots of useful information. Sue met us upon arrival and throughout our stay was a quick text message away. She provided lots of great tips on things to see and superb restaurants.

We were a family of 7 (parents and 5 kids ages 11,9,7,6,2) plus my in-laws, for a total of 9 people and we found the house to be a perfect fit. It was spotless with lots of attention to even the smallest of details to make our stay memorable. We loved the pool and the quick walk to neighboring Fish Hoek beach. We also felt that we were very well placed to visit Cape Town and the surrounding areas. All in all it was an amazing vacation! We'd like to say a special thank you to Sue for the warm welcome and great tips on things to do in the area. We would definitely book this property again should we return to Cape Town.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

After a long family association in this area I first came to Fish Hoek about 15 years ago and immediately fell in love with the place. I knew that one day I would buy a property on this beautiful peninsula. There are fantastic beaches, awesome mountains, breathtaking views, wineries and Nature Reserves in abundance. A strong pull to South Africa was the fact that the seasons are opposite to the UK and if we desire we can have sun all year round.

Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Clovelley Beach, 7 minutes walk

Simon's Town, 10 minutes drive

Boulders Beach, (penguins) 10 minutes drive

Kalk Bay beach, 5 minutes drive

Muizenberg Beach, 15 minutes drive

St James Beach, 10 minutes drive

Cape Town, 40 minutes drive

Cape Point, 40 minutes drive

Travel:

Only 40 minutes drive from Cape Town Internation Airport.

Hire car recommended to explore the beautiful beaches and wineries as local transport is limited.

Distances:

A short walk of 5 minutes walk to most high street shops and restaurants. Most important places of interest in the area can be reached by car within 60-90 minutes, such as Gordon Bay or Hermanus.

Further Details:

There are many restaurants and shopping facilities, banks etc. within a very short distance.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Arrival time 2.00pm
Departure time 10.00 am
50% of rental amount on reservation and 50% 1 month before arrival.
Payment by Bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible and also arrival times can be suited to your flight times.

Notes on prices:
Prices for the property are per night in GBP.

The property is available for smaller groups and Rates depend on numbers occupying.

Prices are from £75.00 - £200.00
1 Bedroom (main cottage) double bed £100
2 Bedrooms (main Cottage) double bed £125
3 Bedrooms (main cottage) double bed £165
4 Bedrooms (full property) £200

Bedrooms not required will be unavailable
All of the outdoor facilities are available for your personal use
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Facilities

From the Owner

The property is in the heart of the town, just minutes away from all amenities. A car is not always needed, except for longer journeys along the coastline. The illuminated gardens and pool, covered terrace, with sofa, chairs and table to seat twelve are a welcoming delight after a busy day sightseeing. Evening swimming, wining and dining are a must at this property.

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Entertainment

  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 1 large family bathroom with double shower, WC and washbasin. 1 Guest toilet. 1 bathroom with shower, WC and washbasin, in pool cottage annexe.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, French doors to terrace, and TV. Bedroom 2 with double bed and washbasin. Bedroom 3 with single beds. Bedroom 4 with a double bed (in pool cottage annexe) and TV.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Private automated gates to driveway with parking for three cars. The house is a very safe property with an alarm system, and security grills to doors and windows, as well as a connection to an external security organisation. Outside: Large well stocked and managed gardens to the front and side of the property include an attractive African pole pergola over a sitting area, access is through French doors from the kitchen/dining room. The side herb garden also includes an outdoor clothes drying area/facility. The rear pool/garden area is fully tiled, with ornate fencing and garden features such as African masks and artwork. There is sufficient garden furniture, sun lounges and umbrellas for visiting guests. The garden has its own lighting which is automatically timed. The large private and secluded swimming pool is fully automated in terms of hygiene and cleanliness and can be illuminated when required. A pool attendant will call weekly for servicing. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The house is managed by our local agent, who personally supervises the welcoming and receiving of our guests. Linen and towels, excluding beach towels, are provided weekly. Full or partial maid service can be available at an extra cost. Other: The covered terrace adjacent to the pool is fully furnished with a sofa, chairs and large dining table with benches that will adequately seat 8 - 10 persons. It is furnished with pictures and African artifacts and can be fully enclosed with roller blinds.

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