Recently decorated and furnished to high standards including new windows, 3 new bathrooms. Solar heated pool, outside BBQ area, sun decks and patio. Large living areas, light and bright. Satellite TV.
Area rich in indigenous flora along a coastal walking route and to a lovely beach known as 'brekkie bay'.
Close to wine growing areas, golf courses, shark diving facilities, craft centres and potteries.
Also a garden cottage for 2 persons (ikaya - zulu for 'little house') available - normally rented with the house.
Maid service available at extra cost paid directly to the maid.
Golf: There are 2 local golf courses. Within 10 minutes drive is the internationally famous golf course, hosting championship matches, on the Arabella Estate, which also has the Sheraton complex with lots of restaurants, spa and pool.
The second golf course is in Hermanus and has reasonable day rates.
Whale Watching and Shark Divivng: The Great Right Whale comes to Hermanus between July and November to mate and give birth. The whales may be seen very close to the shore - a breathtaking natural sight.
Shark diving is avaialbale in nearby Gansbaai.
Wineries: The famous Hamilton Russell and Findlay Boucheron wineries are about 10 minutes drive away. Tasting and buying of these local wines is a must!
We stayed in the house for 2 weeks in October 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our holiday. The property is of a very high standard and well laid out with spacious living areas, good sized bedrooms & bath/shower rooms and very comfortable beds. We made good use of the outside eating areas and brai, as well as the pool.
The whole area has a wonderful friendly & safe feel to it and the house has so much going for it, including the views from the sun deck, the sound of the sea, the proximity of the house to the beach & coastal path, 15 minute drive to Hermanus for whale watching, just over an hour's drive to Cape Town, Gondwana Game Reserve near Mossel Bay, not forgetting the pleasant walk along the coastal path to The Milkwood restaurant on the beach at Onrus.
Excellent service from the owner and the neighbours, who manage the property. Highly recommended.
We spent a week at the house in Vermont. It is such an attractive and comfortable house that we could have just relaxed there all week. But of course we would have missed out on its fascinating neighbourhood - the boutique wineries, the great restaurants in Hermanus and the Heaven and Earth Valley, the miles of beach to walk along, etc. We were not there in the whale season but that didn't matter at all - fewer tourists. From Hermanus you can get to Franschoek in a little over an hour or be more adventurous if you want. We didn't need to be. We were also very well looked after by the neighbours who manage the property.
We had a wonderful 2 week stay in the house. There were 6 adults and 2 children aged 19 months and 9 months. We all had plenty of space and privacy as well as plenty of space for us to all eat and sit together.
The outside spaces are fantastic with beautiful views out to the ocean. Lots of seating areas to relax and eat and a wonderful pool which we made use of everyday.
The kitchen has every bowl, glass and utensil that you will ever need! We made use of the maid service which we can highly recommend, Evelyn was very helpful and reliable.
The the house is decorated to the highest standard with all the facilities we needed, including two cots and a highchair.
We truly enjoyed our stay and would defiantly recommend the house as a perfect place to relax and enjoy the surrounding country. We could not have asked for a more helpful owner or local letting agent. We would like to thank you for a wonderful time and look forward to our next visit.
|Refundable damage deposit||$80|
The rates may be flexible depending on the occupancy of the house.Outside High Season rates may be negotiable.
Occupancy of 14 nights or longer attracts a 10% discount
Deposit of R1000 to be paid on arrival to cover breakages and damage. This will be refunded on departure assuming no breakages or damage. A percentage of the booking booking cost is required at the time of booking and full payment 6 weeks before arrival at property
Home to the Great Right Whale from June - November. Stunning ocean views and of the Overberg mountains. Beach only 2 min walk away from the property.
Famous for protea and finbos. Near good local wineries which offer tastings and the opportunity to buy. Good eating places,excellent golf courses and lovely beaches.