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Dolphin Cottage Is A Large Beach House With Stunning Views Overlooking The Sea

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 14 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 4 bathroom beach house with lovely views over the sea

Dolphin Cottage is superbly located on the mountain but within easy walking distance of the local town with a choice of restaurants, cafes, shops, chemist and amenities. Dolphin Cottage has amazing views over False Bay from every room (each with its own balcony). You can watch the whales from the balcony and the house also overlooks the historical naval base. There are a few local beaches which are safe for swimming and you can walk to the famous Boulders Beach and swim with the penguins.

Dolphin cottage has a lovely garden with local flora and fauna and lots of greenery. The balconies are spacious but there is also a private patio area which is sheltered and has washing line and a tap. There is a weber BBQ available for use.

Dolphin Cottage has been furnished to a high standard with lots of additional features to enhance your stay. All the windows and doors have shutters so guests can have time out of the sun and an afternoon snooze or sleep with doors open and shutters allowing a cool breeze at night.

There is internet in the house and an open fireplace in the open plan living area.

The house accommodates up to 8 people. Children are welcome. The house is non-smoking.


Gated driveway and entrance, secure parking on drive for 2 cars.

The entrance hall has a cloakroom and a large dresser for beach towels, shoes and a jackets and hats.

Open plan living area with comfortable sofas for 6 people, coffee table and large TV with satellite. There is also a music system with docking station, speakers and remote control. There are large windows with views over coastline, balcony doors leading to decking area with table and chairs.

• Dining area with seating for 8 people.

• Open plan, well equipped kitchen.

• Oven & gas hob

• Microwave

• Sink

• Large Fridge and Freezer in utility area

• Dishwasher

• Washing machine and tumble dryer

• Second sink with filtered water

• There is a large safe for locking up valuables

Entrance into large studio bedroom/studio area which has:-

• Separate kitchen with hob, kettle and microwave

• Separate entrance and can be shut off from house if required

• Separate sink and cupboard space in kitchen

• Upstairs of studio area incorporates the living area:-

• Super king size bed or alternative twin bed option

• Desk and chair

• Large corner sofa (suitable for an overnight guest)

• Large shuttered windows with views over False Bay

• Patio doors leading to a private balcony with seating for 2 people

• En-suite bathroom with large shower, toilet and wash basin

• Built in wardrobe and other cupboard space

There is a second downstairs bedroom with en-suite bathroom which has a shower, bath, hand basin and toilet

Built in cupboards

Super king size or twin bedroom option

Large shuttered windows with patio doors leading onto patio deck with seating

A third bedroom upstairs with en-suite bathroom which has shower, bath, hand basin and toilet

Double bed

Large shuttered windows with patio doors leading onto a private balcony overlooking False Bay. There is a table and chairs so guests can soak up the views.

Downstairs there is a 4th spacious bedroom with a king size bed, built in cupboards, lovely views over the bay. Double doors and shutters. Large en-suite shower room with storage and built in cupboards.

Simonskloof is a safe residential areas but the house is alarmed and has security shutters throughout. Guests can use alarms at their own discretion.

Electricity of R 100 (per week) is included in the rental, with any additional charged by useage.


• Linen, bath and beach towels are provided

• Sheets and towels are changed on the 4th Day

• Complimentary cleaning once per week

• Additional cleaning can be arranged at an additional cost

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Angie Leach
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 7, 2017

About Mrs Angie Leach

I grew up in Cape Town but now live in the UK. I own and run holiday cottages in England, but have always wanted a holiday property in Cape Town.

Mrs Angie Leach purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Mrs Angie Leach chose Cape Town

I love the location, it is beautifully situated on a mountain, overlooking the bay. It is walking distance to the beach and town, and very tranquil.

What makes this cottage unique

There are lovely views from every room, each bedroom has a balcony. The garden has lovely flora and fauna, and bird life. My husband loves to put sugar water out for the birds. It is an easy walk to restaurants, coffee bars and shops in the village.


Nearest Airport
53.2 Kilometres
Cape Town Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Dixie's and False Bay Yacht Club
Nearest Golf
2.7 Kilometres
Simons Town Golf and Country Club
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Simons Town
Nearest Motorway
23 Kilometres
M3, Cape Town
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Simons Town, numerous
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Long Beach, Simons Town
Car: recommended


Cape Peninsula Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Cloakroom - toilet , Cloakroom with toilet and basin
    En-suite shower - toilet , shower
    En-suite shower - toilet , shower
    En-suite shower - toilet , shower
    En-suite bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Bed can in to two single beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Bed can in to two single beds
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching


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Dolphin Cottage Is A Large Beach House With Stunning Views Overlooking The Sea
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews

a beautiful beach house

  • 4 of 5

It was a beautiful house with a fantastic view over the sea!

A nice terrace with bbq facilities and well equipped kitchen. Four nice bedrooms, also with a fantastic view over the sea. The bathrooms were a little dated. A good supermarket is 10 minutes away. They don't sell alcohol, so be in time to buy your wine in the only liquor store in Simons town!

We have one point of criticism: the only thing that was in the house was toiletpaper, salt and pepper. Positive point was that the owner (family) of "a boat house" opposite the house is willing to help for the first needs. We even had a great breakfast here with again a breathtaking view over the sea.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $33.75

Please call us for availability.

Rates include £20 of electricity each week, linen and towels. Extra electricity cards can be purchased, and are charged at cost price, on usage.
We also request a £100 damage deposit for stays of up to 28 days, or one week's rental for stays of 28 days plus. This can be paid on line, and is fully refundable.

A booking fee of £25 will also apply

You can either pay in South African Rand or GB£.
We request one third of the rental up front, if over 8 weeks before the beginning of the booking. If under 8 weeks before the booking, we request full payment. If paying in GB£, You can pay by BACS or credit or debit card . There is a 2% card fee for credit cards, no fee for UK debit cards.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.