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Tanja Schuemer

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, french, german, Afrikaans

Dream home by the beach: False Horizons – perfect for athletes and families

8 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights

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Overview

Cape Peninsula House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms (view of the ocean and mountains), 3 bathrooms, sunroom, garden

False Horizons is a two-storey, spacious, bright, and charming wooden house, that will help you unwind and inspire your imagination. It has four bedrooms (3 upper, 1 lower) with double or twin beds and built-in cabinets, and can comfortably accommodate eight to nine people. All the rooms have spacious arrangements and are decorated in a sleek, yet warm, style. A sunroom on the first floor overlooks the bay and the mountains. This is an excellent place to watch the whales in the bay. This room leads directly into a bright, spacious living room and an adjacent dining room (8 seats). It looks out onto the terraced, Cape Town-style gardens. The living room features a fireplace for keeping warm on those cold and windy days. The open kitchen has a modern and sleek design and everything you would expect from a top-notch kitchen, incl. a large refrigerator and a freezer, two large stoves (electric) with ovens, a microwave, and a dishwasher). On the first floor, there are two bathrooms (one with a shower, the other with a bathtub/shower) each with a toilet. On the ground floor, there is an additional bathroom (with shower and toilet). All the bathrooms have good water pressure. The ground floor is a large, open space, with large glass doors (which lead to the garden in front). The sleeping area (double bed) is slightly closed off and abuts the living room and the kitchen (which leads to the garden). All furnishings are new and modern. The large, terraced garden has a lawn and makes for a nice shelter from the wind. Our children call it the “Adventure Garden”. The front garden (lawn) is furnished with a table and benches, and a large grill (which can all be moved to the back garden). The home has a double garage, which also houses the washing machine. The house is secured with an alarm system. The house sits atop a hill, overlooking False Bay, Glencairn Beach, and the mountains. The area is known for its great beaches, water sports offerings, and golf courses, but especially for the large number of whales (September through November) and the bays full of penguins. The three upper bedrooms have a view of the bay, the beach, and the mountains. The long, sandy beach is just a 10-minute walk away. The house is best suited for families and groups. There is plenty of space, ample opportunity for some alone time, and a great deal of green space. However, couples will find it cosy, too, as it is so easy to kick back, relax, and enjoy life here. There are a multitude of hiking and mountain biking trails in the vicinity. Simon’s Town and the neighbouring areas boast golf courses and all kinds of water sports, as well as countless restaurants, bars, and shops. Any type of cyclists will love the challenging and unique landscape.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Tanja Schuemer (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french, german, Afrikaans

About Tanja Schuemer

Peter (born in Great Britain, raised in South Africa) and Tanya (a Berlin native) live in Kenya with their two daughters, Maya and Leilah. Both of them work in the fields of development and security policy. We really like Kenya’s unique landscape and culture, and the freedom that Africa affords our family. All four of us love our mountain bikes and our three, young German Shepherds.

Tanja Schuemer purchased this house in 2012

Why Tanja Schuemer chose Cape Town

False Horizons is an impressive, spacious, bright, and comfortable home, perfect for relaxing and enjoying life. From the living room, the whales in the bay are easily visible. It is also an ideal location for athletes, nature lovers, and families. The unique flora and fauna in the region, the stunning views of the ocean, the vineyards around Stellenbosch, Table Mountain, and, last but not least, Cape Town have captivated tourists and adventurers alike for centuries. This region’s cultures blend together in a truly unique way.

Reviews

4.8
based on 8 traveler reviews

Dream home by the beach: False Horizons – perfect for athletes and families
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
5

Schönes großes Haus an der False Bay !

  • 5 of 5

Wer eine geräumige Unterkunft als ‚Basis’ für die Erkundung der Kapregion sucht ist hier richtig aufgehoben!

Das Haus bietet nicht nur einen phantastischen Blick hinunter auf die False Bay und die Kaphalbinsel sondern bietet viel Platz verteilt auf zwei Etagen.

Dabei ist das Untergeschoss ziemlich autark – man kann es als Apartment nutzen – es hat eine eigene Küchenzeile und ein eigenes Badezimmer.

Wir haben ausschließlich das Obergeschoss genutzt – die gut und vollständig eingerichtete Küche geht über in den Essbereich mit seinem großen Esstisch und das Wohnzimmer.

Vom vorgelagerten ‚Wintergarten’ hat man dann den tollen Blick hinunter auf die Bucht.

Das Haus ist am Berg gebaut – so lädt der zwar recht große Garten dann aber doch kaum zum Verweilen ein.

Zwar gibt es die Möglichkeit hier zu grillen und an einem großen Tisch mit zwei Bänken die schönen Sommerabende zu genießen – leider fehlt aber doch der Blick auf die herrliche Bucht.

Wir fahren schon viele Jahre in die Kapregion – immer verbunden mit Touren ins Landesinnere. Das Haus ist ideal dafür gelegen – es gibt wohl nirgends sonst so viele Möglichkeiten die Vielfalt an Fisch zu genießen! Ein besonderer Tipp: Donnerstags der Food Market im CapePoint Vynyard – Schlemmen in besonderer Atmosphäre!

Wir kommen gerne wieder!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Ditzingen bei Stuttgart, Deutschland
5

2 Wochen Kapregion und keine Langeweile!

  • 5 of 5

Das Ferienhaus False Horizons liegt mit traumhaftem Blick über die False Bay in der ruhigen Siedlung Glencairn. Der Supermarkt an der Hauptstrasse liegt nahe, hat alles Nötige und daneben noch Tankstelle, Liquor-Shop (Bier und Hochprozentiges gibt es nur dort - bis 18.00) und Briefkasten (für die trad. Postkarten mit schöner Big Five Briefmarke). Der kleine Strand ist auch sauber und einladend. Allerdings gibt´s fast dauernd starken Wind, im Meer Wellen und Strömungen und Haie. Wir haben uns ausserhalb der üblichen Badezeiten (9:00-18:00) mit "Shark-watcher" nicht reingetraut. Das Wasser ist angenehm temperiert. Der indische Ozean bringt Wärme. Gebadet, dh. in den Wellen zu hüpfen und zu surfen, haben wir v.a. in Muizenberg und Fishhoek, dem Nachbarort. Über den Berg kommt man zum Noordhoek Strand, traumhaft aber kaltes Wasser und noch mehr Wind und Strömung. Dort waren wir reiten und am Strand spazieren. Das war klasse. Sleepy Hollow Ranch. Das Ferienhaus ist als Ausgangspunkt für viele Ausflüge sehr zu empfehlen. Und selbst im Haus und dem malerisch angelegten Garten zu chillen ist einfach klasse. Wintergarten mit Ausblick, toller Grill, Gartenmöbel, gut eingerichtete Küche mit richtig viel Besteck und Geschirr und schönen Weingläsern, dass die Spülmaschine gut genutzt werden kann. DVD Player (Blue Ray) mit großem Flachbildschirm. WIFI hat super funktioniert.

Wir waren zu 6 Personen. Das Stockbettzimmer haben wir als "Kleiderkammer" bzw. Ersatzquartier genutzt. Im EG wie eine Einliegerwohnung ein sehr großes "Himmelbett" mit zusätzlicher Küche, Esstisch, Bad... Im 1. Stock die 3 weiteren Schlafzimmer, 2 Bäder, Hauptküche, Wintergarten, WZ und Essplatz mit großem Tisch. Alles ist sehr gepflegt und geschmackvoll eingerichtet. Liebevoller Empfang durch Debbie, die alles erklärt (Alarmanlage) und bei Problemen hilft. Viele Tipps von der Vermieterin Tanja, die wir alle sehr genossen haben. Die Sonne verwöhnte uns vom Sonnenaufgang bis zum Untergang. Das Haus wird uns sicher mal wiedersehen!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank fuer Ihre Kommentare, die uns wie immer sehr wichtig sind. Wir freuen uns, dass Sie Ihren Urlaub genossen haben und ich bin beeindruckt von Ihren ganzen Unternehmungen (die wir unbedingt auch mal versuchen warden). Sehr gerne begruessen wir Sie jederzeit wieder!
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5

besnard - fabre

  • 5 of 5

we had a wonderful time .. this house is perfect for the visit of the all area as it is not far from the main touristic places

the house is very quiet and has a very nice view ..

it was perfect

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Christine, We were delighted to host you and glad you thoroughly enjoyed your holiday. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again in the future. Tanja and Peter Cross
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4

Maison bien placée entre Fishoek et Simonstown

  • 4 of 5

Maison spacieuse et idéalement placée pour visiter la presqu'île du Cap de Bonne Espérance, Capetown, Hermanus et Stellenbosch. Très bon rapport qualité - prix.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

The best place to stay in Cape Town

  • 5 of 5

False Horizons is a great place to be for daytrips to Cape Town, Cape Point, Robben Island and the Wine Route. We (a family of 6 persons) stayed in the house for 5 nights. The house was perfect. Big rooms, fully equipted, clean and the view over False Bay is wonderful. Within 40 minutes we parked our car in the centre of Cape Town. Within 10 minutes we walked together with pinguins. We even made a trip to Hermanus, the place to be to see whales.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Neuerungen im Haus verführerisch

  • 5 of 5

Ich war wieder da und bin begeistert. Renoviert, alles heller und noch freundlicher. Verführerisch: Fernsehen und Internet Wireless installiert, schneller als zuhause. In meinem Raum im Erdgeschoss neue Kücheneinrichtung (Kühlschrank).

Obwohl Juli und eigentlich "Winter" gab es herrliche Sonne, Toben im Meer, Picknick am Meer ( leider wollte ein alter Pavian mitessen). Erstaunlich wieviel Golfplätze in und um Simonstown, sehr schön: privat Wohnen mit Freunden und zusammen zum Golf. Wunderbares Essen im Habour House in Kalk Bay, direkt über dem Meer( Reservierung empfohlen!).

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Cape Town
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Dixie's
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Simon's Town
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Glencairn
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Glencairn
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Southern Right
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Glencairn
Car: recommended

False Horizons sits atop a hill, overlooking False Bay, Glencairn Beach, and the mountains. The area is known for its beautiful beaches, water sports offerings, and golf courses, but especially for the large number of whales (September through November) and the bays full of penguins. The three upper bedrooms have a view of the bay, the beach, and the mountains. The long, sandy beach is just a 10-minute walk away. It is a favourite among families and surfers. Glencairn is a peaceful place, with spectacular views as well as plenty of shopping, restaurants, and bars. It has a spa and sports facilities and, to top it all off, many amazing hike and bike trails wind through the hilly landscape. It’s the perfect place for mountain bikers, hikers, (kite)surfers and other water sports aficionados, as well as families. Two mountain bikes are available for use, in addition to the toys and games provided for the kids. Glencairn is part of Simon’s Town, famous for its penguins, its port, and its waterfront full of restaurants and shops. Simon’s Town Waterfront is just a short drive away. Kalk Bay, with its countless cafes, restaurants, intriguing storefronts, and active fishing harbour, is a great place to stroll and look around. Cape Point and its unique, unspoilt landscape are truly ravishing. Cape Point is just a short drive away. There is a road that leads from Glencairn to the centre of Cape Town, which is roughly a 35-minute drive.

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Rates & Availability

Cape Peninsula House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Vorweihnachtssaison
Nov 16 2016 - Dec 14 2016
7 night minimum stay
$118
 
 
Weihnachtssaison
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 6 2017
14 night minimum stay
$146
 
 
Ostern 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$118
 
 
Vorweihnachtszeit 2017
Nov 13 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$118
 
 
Weihnachten 2017
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 7 2018
14 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$107
$730
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $225
Endreinigung $90

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Cape Peninsula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Spacious, view of ocean and mountains, adjacent bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , View of the ocean and mountains, loft bed or 2 single beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Ocean view and mountains, built-in closets, across from bath
    Bedroom 4 - 2 king , Large room w/ bath, living area, kitchen, & garden entrance
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Perfect place for families and all kinds of athletes, but especially water sports enthusiasts, cyclists, hikers, and nature lovers. Whale-watching and penguins nearby.

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