Large Accommodation St James Cape Town
Situated on the warm Indian Ocean side of Cape Town, this large accommodation St James Cape Town has been in the family for 50 years. The house, built in 1928, has original sash windows with wooden shutters and beautiful Oregon pine floors.
This Accommodation St James Cape Town has a large lounge, with couches in the windows for whale watching and quiet reading. There is a wood-burning stove, for the cool winter evenings. The rear of the lounge has a TV, with DSTV and video/DVD player. There are DVD’s and videos in the house, as well as an ample selection of books, board games and cards. A separate 8-seater dining room, with wonderful views over the sea, to enjoy with your croissants bought from the local bakery! The kitchen is well appointed, with dishwasher and all the usual mod-cons and has a couch for long chats while you cook risotto or bake muffins, using the cookery books in the kitchen.
There is a large courtyard outside the kitchen, with a barbecue and a table that seats 10. There is a 2 man and a 1 man kayak, with paddles supplied, if you are brave enough to want to paddle in the ocean.
This large accommodation St James Cape Town can sleep 8 people comfortably. The bedrooms are over 2 levels with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms upstairs, and a large suite with dressing room and bathroom downstairs.
Upstairs accommodation comprises of a large double bedroom and 2 bedrooms with twin beds and 2 bathrooms.
The master bedroom is situated downstairs: an exceptionally large en-suite bedroom, with a 4-poster queen bed, and decorated with luxurious finishes with a silk canopy over the bed, and a beautiful art-deco lounge suite make this room wonderfully romantic. Wonderful sea-views. There is also a fireplace for those cool winter evenings.
During the whale season, you can see and hear the whales from the house, often breaching in the late afternoon sunlight. Take a stroll down to the famous St James tidal pool with its iconic Victorian bathing houses, and have an early morning dip. There is a concrete walkway from the pool all along the water’s edge to Muizenberg where you can swim, surf (or learn to surf) and walk on one of the most beautiful Cape Town beaches. Rhodes Cottage Museum is typical of the historical importance of the St James area.
A short walk in the other direction takes you past Danger Beach to Kalk Bay with its art galleries, unusual decorating and fashion shops, and a wide selection of excellent restaurants. Kalk Bay has the picture perfect harbour where you can watch the traditional fishing boats unloading their catch of the day.
This accommodation St James Cape Town is a non-smoking establishment and good children are welcome!
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|Guest house||Self Catering||Yes|
|Bedrooms||4||Internet connection (ADSL)||No|
|Additional bed / mattress||No||Kitchen (fully equipped)||Yes|
|Bathroom (en-suite)||Yes||Parking (garage)||No|
|Bathroom (shared)||Yes||Parking (off street)||Yes|
|Beach towels supplied||Yes||Patio / verandah / balcony||Yes|
|Bed linen supplied||Yes||Pets allowed (by arrangement)||No|
|Braai/Barbeque (BBQ)||Yes||Safe for valuables||Yes|
|Children: cot, highchair, etc.||No||Security (alarm system)||Yes|
|Child Friendly (ages)||Yes||Smoking||No|
|Disabled equipped||No||Television (SABC, eTV only)|
|DVD player||Yes||Television (with satellite)||Yes|
|Fan||No||Smart card supplied||Yes|
|Hairdryer||Yes||Views (ocean, mountain)||Both|