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Self-Catering Holiday Home On Water's Edge In Seaview, Port Elizabeth w/Pool



Updated: 11-Feb-2016
  • Sleeps 14
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

About the property

House in Seaview, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa - The Waterhouse ~ 180 Degree Views, 5 Sea Facing Bedrooms, 2 Min Drive To Beache

If you love sun, sea and peaceful seaside holidays... welcome, friend! Enjoy 180 degree oceans views, exquisite natural beauty and some of the most spectacular sunsets South Africa has to offer in self catering accommodation right on the waters edge. Watch pods of dolphins swim by in the summer and enjoy the whales who visit us during winter. 5 Sea facing bedrooms, 2 ensuite bathrooms, 2 family bathrooms. Sleeps 14. Heated swimming pool overlooking the ocean with pool net for kiddies. 50m from the ocean. Full DSTV, 2 X TV's, 46inch Sony HD television in lounge. 100% Cotton linen. Indoor and outdoor braai / bbq areas. Serviced Mon – Fri (excl public holidays). Safe and secure. Fully equipped. The Waterhouse is located on the shore of the Indian Ocean, in the seaside village of Seaview, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. 2 - 15 Minute drive to 4 sandy beaches. 25 km to Port Elizabeth airport. 12 min drive to Port Elizabeth. Walking distance to all amenities.

Min stay over Christmas / New Years period is 14 nights

Booking Notes:

Quoted rates are for up to 7 guests sharing

Min Stay Policy:

3 nights out of season

5-14 nights in holidays

More Details

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About the Owner

Tanya Potter
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
11 February, 2016

1 Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

Lovely house spacious and owners was so accommodating and arranged cleaning including the cleaning products . They also provided some essentials for the day of arrival.

Holiday ws perfect

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 2 Kilometres Car: recommended


One of Port Elizabeth’s greatest assets is its clean and beautiful beaches. Water temperatures vary between 18 and 21 degrees Celsius during Summer and 14 to 19 degrees Celsius in Winter. We are located a 2 min drive to Kini Bay and Beachview, 5 min to Maitlands and 15 min drive to Sardinia Bay Beach. They are sandy, unspoilt beaches which go on for miles.


Fly to Port Elizabeth (PLZ) airport - we are just 25km from the airport. Cheap international flights available from lastminute, expedia, opodo. Cheap internal flights available from saflights from Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, etc airports.

Cheap car hire available from travel supermarket. Local taxis are easy to book, however due to the lack of public transport in South Africa a car is usually required.


For the visitor wanting a total South African experience, Port Elizabeth is the perfect complement to the Garden Route, Settler Hinterland, Sunshine Coast and Cape. Located on the South Eastern coast of Africa, this major sea port and tourist destination is set along the beautiful shores of Algoa Bay, and is fondly referred to as the Friendly Eco-City. 260 km Knysna, 800km Cape Town. 73 km to the exclusive Shamwari Game Reserve. 80km to Jeffrey's Bay.

Further Details:

Enjoy great food and wine at one of the City's numerous bars & restaurants or relax on your private deck and listen to the sound of the waves. Visitors will be happy to hear that even at the seaside you can enjoy the awe inspiring wildlife of Africa. 73km From the city is the exclusive, private Shamwari Game Reserve which is home to the "Big Five" of Africa. Early morning and evening game drives are available. The Addo Elephant Park is 45 min drive away and is dedicated to the preservation of the Eastern Cape Elephant and the Cape Buffalo. Seaview Lion Park shelters various lion cubs of different ages and is 5 min away. The area is Malaria Free. Daily whale watching and sunset cruises run from the Harbour (25 min drive) - see dolphins, whales, penguins. The calm waters and fair breezes are perfect conditions for sailing, and the safe beaches allow for swimming, surfing, body boarding and other water sport all year round. Scuba diving enthusiasts can choose form a number of great spots with lots to see, such as ship wrecks, coral reefs and beautifully coloured fish in the warm waters. There are one day courses available as well as boat charters and gear for hire. Horse riding on the beach / forest hacks are 10-15 min drive from the apartment. Bayworld Museum Complex is one of the major attractions and consists of museums, Snake Park and Oceanarium. Boardwalk Casino is 25 min away. Historical attractions include the Donkin Heritage trail, which allows the visitor to follow in the footsteps of the 1820 Settlers on their journey of discovery and settlement. This 5km trail visits 47 historical sites and architectural delights in the Old Hill area of central PE. Within the city there are some beautiful parks with well landscaped gardens: St Georges Park, which covers 73 hectares and is home to the world famous Port Elizabeth Cricket Club, Prince Alfred's Guard Memorial and the 1882 Victorian Pearson Conservatory. The other Park being the 54 hectare Settler.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
School holidays
15 Mar 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest
Dec 2017
1 Dec 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
18 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Exclusive Bookings
The Waterhouse is always offered as a single unit to only one group or family at a time

Min stay over Christmas / New Years period is 14 nights

Quoted rates for 7 sharing

Min Stay Policy:

3 nights out of season
5-14 nights in holidays

Rates (The rates for our holiday home are based on 7 guests sharing, please enquire for rates for larger groups)
50% non-refundable deposit secures


Due to our location in a peaceful seaside village our properties are not available to let for events / functions

Changeover Day:

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 11-Feb-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Staff


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Ensuite 2 Family bathrooms


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, Ensuite
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed, Ensuite
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 Queen bedrooms (ensuite) 3 Double bedrooms 2 double sleeper couches Please note that one of the queen bedrooms is in a private upstairs ensuite apartment All linen is 100% cotton, extra blankets are provided


  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: Large pool 50m from the ocean, 2 outside braai areas and tables for al fresco dining Utility Room: Cleaning equipment supplied Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The house is serviced Mon - Fri (excludes Public Holidays / Bank Holidays) All bath towels and linen provided Extra blankets provided All linen is 100% cotton

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