A two-room cottage perfect for visitors wanting a "home away from home" while in Cape Town. A child-friendly, secure, comfortable, clean, and well-equipped space in a quiet suburb with easy access to Cape Town's city center, beaches and mountain.
Our two-room garden guest cottage is perfect for a couple (with or without children), 2 or 3 friends sharing, or the single traveler or business person looking for a quiet comfy place to stay with fast internet.
The two room guest cottage is located in the back of our house's garden with access through our house. The cottage has the following amenities:
-Bedroom with a comfortable queen sized bed with top of the range mattress, hanging closet space, wall heater, fan, and hairdryer
-Clean linen, blankets and fresh towels included
-Modern bathroom with toilet and shower
-Separate sink and mirror/vanity in the bedroom
-Lounge with a pull out sofa (for kids or possibly a third guest), and kitchenette (sink, 4-plate cooking hob and extractor fan, microwave, bar fridge and kettle).
-TV with a wide range of international channels (BBC/CNN/ESPN etc)
-Free and fast wireless internet (Wi-Fi) with unlimited bandwidth.
While staying in the cottage, you have access to:
-Sunny patio area equipped with 2 stylish Italian sun loungers overlooking manicured garden and mountain view
-Use of heated, saltwater chlorinated pool surrounded by (Protect-a-Child) fencing
-Use of in-ground trampoline, lawn space and bird filled garden
-Excellent security with electric perimeter fence surrounding the property
-Basic cleaning service included (however, it is customary to leave a tip for the cleaning lady at the end of your stay), and laundry service available upon request ($5 per load)
-Breakfast and a home cooked dinner available upon request at slight additional cost (max $10 pp per night)
-Reputable babysitter available upon request for approximately $30 per evening
The cottage is at the back of our property and you walk through our house to get to it.
We strive to be home to welcome you upon arrival but otherwise, are happy for you to go and come as you need. We enjoy interacting with our guests and people often join us for dinner, but the level of interaction is really up to you.
We are an international couple (Dutch / American) in our mid-thirties and have a 4-year old boy and a 1-year old baby girl. We love having guests and sharing our experience in this beautiful city with local and international travelers alike. Come stay with us in our wonderfully private oasis and enjoy all that Cape Town has to offer!
Minimum 2 night stay.
Basic cleaning is provided however it is customary in South Africa for a per day tip be paid to the cleaning lady for this service. We recommend a minimum of R40 ($4 USD) per day.
Laundry service can be arranged at $5 (R50 ZAR) per load;
Please no smoking inside the cottage. You are welcome to smoke outside on the patio.
Sorry, as we have a small dog named Pepper, no other pets are allowed.
No parties or gathering of people other than confirmed guests allowed. And no additional guests may stay the night without prior consultation with the hosts.
We're an international couple (Martin Dutch, Janis American) who've lived in Cape Town for 13 years, and we love showing and sharing the wonders of this city and country with local and international travelers alike. We have two wonderfully curious kids (6 years old and 3 years old), we're often on the mountain or at the beach, soaking up the lifestyle Cape Town affords. We've got a great network of friends, many in the tourism, entertainment and wine we can hook you up with many a thing to do and see!