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Spectacular Luxus Design Villa, Security Est, up to 12, nearby Camps Bay

Bedrooms 6
Space 6,081 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

Dream location, all rooms with fantastic view, very central, secure estate

The villa is in one of the most renowned and safest private security estates from Cape Town, the Ruyteplaats Estate.

The location is very central and a very good alternative to Camps Bay. The estate is located directly at the entrance of Hout Bay in direction of Llandudno (2 mins away), Camps Bay can be reached in 10 minutes by car, the inner city in 15 minutes.

The house offers pure luxury on 570 sqm of surface, 140 sqm terrace and 2000 sqm property.

The design house was built for an optimal view in all directions, brightness, coziness and perfection to detail. It was published several times in designer magazines and books.

It offers a fantastic panoramic view of Hout Bay and Nordhoek Beach in the front, embedded in an incomparable mountain landscape and in the back, of the 1000m high Table Mountain surrounded by pine trees.

The house has a main bedroom on the 1st floor overlooking the pool and the bay. The stairs lead you to 2 double bedrooms with queen-size beds and an ensuite bathrooms, that can be used as children's or guest rooms. The rooms have TV, X-Box and give access to the beautiful garden.

On the lower floor, there is an apartment with a separate entrance, approx. 60 sqm with kitchen, living room with TV, sofa, dining table, 2 double bedrooms with queen -size beds, 1 bathroom with shower and bath, terrace and a small pool. In the back part of the house, there is a separate apartment with approx. 25 sqm with sofa, TV, queen-size bed, shower/WC, terrace. You can enter the smaller apartment either through the garage or from the main house. It was initially planned as a maid’s room, but we have adjusted it to the standard of the bigger apartment.

- Heated rim flow pool, Jacuzzi and guest pool

- Air conditioning & underfloor heating

- Fully automated lighting

- 7 zone Nuvo audio system

- 52“ TV, 5.1. Home Cinema + Apple TV

- Alarm system, garage for 6 vehicles

- Tennis court, soccer field, playground and park in the estate

- Domestic staff included

- Usage of bicycles & sports equipment

More Details

Gahlert Family
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018

About Gahlert Family

We are a 5-person family from Königstein near Frankfurt.

Gahlert Family purchased this villa in 2007

Why Gahlert Family chose Hout Bay

We have been spending holidays in Cape Town for years. Initially only because of kite surfing, but we have fallen more and more in love with the country, the people and the quality of life. A good reason for us to make a home in the most beautiful place on the earth.

What makes this villa unique

The view is magical in all directions. The safe estate. The extremely nice house - large, but still cozy.


Hout Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6081 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom master bedroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , approx. 30 m2 unbelievable view from the tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen , Amazing view from the room and bathroom, see images!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 queen , Guest apart, approx. 15 sq. m, bathroom with tub, shower
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 1 queen , Guest apartment, approx. 10 sq. m, bathroom with room 4
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , 1 queen , Separate, more simpler room, WC, shower, TV, sofa, terrace
  • The house has a main bedroom on the 1st floor with a view of the pool and bay. Through a staircase, you can get to 2 double rooms with queen-size beds and en- suite bathroom, which can be used as children's rooms or guest rooms. The rooms have TV, X-Box and access to the beautiful garden. On the lower floor, there is also an apartment with a separate entrance, approx. 60 m2 with kitchen, living room with tv, sofa, dining table, 2 double rooms with queen -size beds, 1 bathroom with shower and bath, terrace and a small pool. In the back part of the house there is a separate apartment with approx. 25 sqm with sofa, TV, queen-size bed, shower/WC, sofa & terrace. The smaller apartment has access throughout the garage or from the main House. It was formerly build as a maids room, but we developed it to the standard of the bigger apartment.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • 5 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
House is alarm secured


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Spectacular Luxus Design Villa, Security Est, up to 12, nearby Camps Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Nothing less but perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We have seen many houses in the area - but this is certainly the most spectacular. The pictures do not do the view justice; it is actually much better. The house is located at the top end of the estate, so nothing spoils the outlook. The outer design is very balanced, so although the house is huge it does not come across as being pretentious. The interior is extremely classy and stylish but at the same time pure and unintrusive, exactly the way we like it. It is only a couple of minutes to Llandudno beach and to Camps Bay, so the location could not be any better. The entire estate seems to be extremely safe. The staff is very friendly and although the security system is obviously good, you do not have the feeling of driving into a fortress. To make it short: The perfect holiday home at the Cape!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Super tolle Luxusvilla

  • 5 of 5

Wenn man Luxus bucht, dann bekommt man diesen auch in dieser extrem schönen Villa !

Alle Angaben im Online-Inserat wurden zu 100 % erfüllt.

Die Bilder sprechen für sich.....

Sehr gepflegte saubere Villa. Sehr nettes Personal. Die Betreuung vor und während unserem Urlaub war excellent !

Wir würden sofort wieder diese Villa buchen!

Viel Spass hatten wir mit der Hundedame, der Nachbarvilla, genannt Sporty...

Ein Besuch im besten Restaurant Afrikas " The Test Kitchen " in Cape Town , ist ein MUSS !!!

Wir kommen wieder....... ;-)

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Einchecken und Entspannen..

  • 5 of 5

Dieses Ferienhaus ist einfach umwerfend, die Lage, die Architektur und Einrichtung sind grandios!

Anfang März durften wir in diesem tollen "Ferienhaus" (Villa trifft es schon besser) unseren Urlaub genießen. Das Haus ist in klasse Zustand, und hervorragend Ausgestattet (Küche nur 1a Geräte und tolles Gecshirr) alles ist mit sehr viel Liebe zum Detail ausgestattet. Wenn man bei schlechtem Wetter mal zu Hause bleiben möchte hat man eine riesige Buch- sowie DVD-Collection zur Auswahl um sich die Zeit zu vertreiben.. Zilpa, die Maid kümmert sich um alles. Wir haben uns das Haus zu zweit gegönnt... natürlich ist es für uns alleine etwas groß (was uns aber nicht stört). Das Security Estate liegt in den Bergen von Haut Bay von wo aus man einen wunderbaren Blick über die Bay hat. Die Sonnenuntergänge auf der Terrase sind grandios.

Einziger Verbesserungsvorschlag ist evtl. der im März doch relativ kalte Pool, eine Solaranlage zum heizen des Pools wäre noch ein Gooddie obendrauf, aber wie gesagt, das ist nicht der Rede wert.

Alles in Allem TOP, wir kommen gerne wieder und können es uneingeschränkt weiterempfehlen.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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The place to be

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the week after eastern in this wonderful calm villa. Despite the fact that this is already autumn in SA we had absolutely wonderful weather conditions; sun, sun, sun. The architecture of the house is outstanding, beside the views you can see from the pictures – reality will top this - the house is one of the rare examples of a butterfly roof, which brings light into every corner of it, it is almost like living in a house outdoor. Zula the maid was stunning while cleaning the house perfectly she did all our laundry, no stress at home.

Access to Table Mountain Cable Car, penguin bay (Boulders Beach), Cape Town Waterfront etc. is only up to 20min; beaches in Hout Bay, Llandudno, and Camps Bay are even closer within 5 to 10 min reach. So if you are looking for a residence to visit greater Cape Town area The Pine View is the place to be, but be careful one week might proof not enough. See you next time …

Oops! One point left, security is not an issue here!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Ein absoluter Traum

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben mit unserer Familie (2 Kinder und 2 Erwachsene) sowie mit Freunden Anfang des Jahres dort einen wunderbaren Urlaub verbracht.

Das Haus ist modern , mit traumhaftem Blick über die Bucht von Hout Bay. Wir habe es sehr genossen den Terassenbereich zu öffnen und quasi vom Wohnzimmer in den Pool zu hüpfen.

Das Haus ist top-gepflegt , mit wunderschönen Bädern, großer Küche und einem großen Garten für Kinder.

Weiterhin konnten wir diverse Freunde im Gästebereich unterbringen , so dass jeder auch seinen eigenen Rückzugsbereich hatte.

Hout Bay ist ein süßes Städtchen mit guten Restaurants und besonders zu empfehlend ist das Mittagessen am

Sonntag im Chapman's Peak Hotel . Ansonsten ein Katzensprung nach Camps Bay und Kapstadt.

Wir haben schon wieder den nächsten Urlaub gebucht -:).

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Ein Traum.

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben eine traumhaft schöne Zeit mit unserer Großfamilie (4 Erwachsene und 5 Kinder) in diesem tollen Haus verbracht. Die Villa ist wirklich einzigartig - der Blick ist überwältigend, sowohl tagsüber als auch nachts. Die Beschreibung des Hauses hält in jeder Hinsicht, was sie verspricht. Im Haus selbst haben wir uns alle unglaublich wohl gefühlt. Neben vielen Annehmlichkeiten, wie z.B. eine sehr gute und qualitativ hohe Ausstattung, jedes Zimmer mit eigenem Badezimmer, sehr gepflegter Zustand, bietet es zudem eine gute Rückzugsmöglichkeit im unteren Bereich. Auch für unsere Kinder bot das Haus und das Estate eine schöne und behütete Bewegungsfreiheit. Die Lage hat etwas "Erhabenes". Zudem haben wir es sehr genossen, überall hin kurze Wege oder gute Anbindungen zu haben. Zu jedem Zeitpunkt fühlten wir uns sehr gut betreut und willkommen. Ob wir dieses Domizil weiterempfehlen würden? Wir kommen wieder. Es ist ein Traum.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
32 Kilometres
Cape Town International
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Different bars nearby
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Different restaurants in Hout Bay
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The house is in the Security Estate, formerly a large farm. The main house of the farm was exactly where our house stands today. It is slightly offset and on a platform so that it gets the maximum amount of sun and is still protected from the wind.

Beaches: Directly nearby there are 5 wonderful beaches (Hout Bay 5 min, Landundno 5 min, Sandy Beach 10 min, Nordhoek 20 min, Camps bay 10 min, Muizenberg 20 min)

City & Shopping: In Hout Bay there is a variety of good restaurants and bars. 15 minutes more, you are right in the middle of Cape Town with everything you need.

Wine and excursions: The Constantia begins just 10 minutes away. The location is perfect as a starting point for trips to Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, because you can quickly get to the nearby M3 or M5.

Water sports: The owner is an enthused kite surfer. In the surrounding area you will find some world class sports like Scarborough (30 min), Nordhoek (20 min) and Big Bay (35 min). Even if there are more central locations for wind & kite surfing - the view, nature, family friendliness and closeness to excursions offer so much that you can handle the 30 min. drive with wind.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $614.78

Included are: property manager, 1 x week pool service, 3 x per week a maid, 2 x week gardener, electricity, water, tv, Internet

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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