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A Quiet Heaven In The Midst Of City Life

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 10 nights

Description

Green Point Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2-4

This historic cottage is located in the midst of popular de Waterkant district. De Waterkant, situated on the slopes of Signal Hill and overlooking Table Bay, has a history that dates back to the 1700’s. Colourful De Waterkant Village is a unique European influenced village of semi-detached quaint cottages and cobbled streets preserved from the 1760’s. Cradled between the city and the V&A Waterfront, De Waterkant Village is a cultural urban refuge with many restaurants, art galleries, gay clubs, salsa clubs, tapas bars and Parisian inspired café’s.

The city center, Bo Kaap and the popular Waterfront are within easy reach. The Cape Quarters Mall is a 5 minute walk away.

The historic De Waterkant Village is the perfect base for a visit to Cape Town City. Not only is it within walking distance of the CBD and all that Cape Town City has to offer, but we also have the trendy Cape Quarter features a Spar for all daily needs and boasts a variety of restaurants, bars, health and beauty, a laundry, a florist and even a bank machine.

Visit for instance Beluga Restaurant at the Foundry. Stroll by Different by Design jewelers, where you can watch how master pieces are created.

This cottage was originally constructed by those workers who build Cape Town harbor. It is a historical building and under heritage protection. It has been lovingly restored while retaining its original character.

In keeping with the historic character of the cottage, it has been furnished with lovingly selected items new and old. Please do not take any items, no matter how much you love them, with you when you leave.

The cottage is located in a very safe area. None the less, please ensure you keep the gate to the alley closed at all times to retain safety. Please be mindful when closing the gate.

The cottage has an L-shape lounge/ dining area with a sleeper couch that sleeps two, a bedroom with a queen size bed as well as bath and fully equip kitchen (espresso machine, kettle, toaster, microwave, stove, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and even a cooler bag for beach picnics). An old travelling case serves as extra wardrobe and room divider. You will also find summer blankets for the sleeper couch in the second top drawer as well as the cushions for the outside seating area in the case.

There is a selection of DVDs for the TV as well as books and games for entertainment when you want to stay at home for the night.

You will find bathroom towels in the bathroom cabinet. The switch for the towel drying rack is outside next to the light switch. As electricity is very expensive please do turn it off when not in use.

I hope you will find the kitchen well equipped with everything you need. There is a microwave, toaster, electric kettle and Espresso machine. The machine takes either Nespresso or a no name brand available at Spar.

Hot Water: The gyser is typically turned off when no one is in residence. It can be turned on/ off with the switch inside the top left bedroom cupboard.

Towel Drying Rack: There are two switches outside the bathroom, one for light and one for towel rack. Please turn the latter only on if you want to use it.

Bedding and Blankets: Blankets for the sleeper couch are in the trunk, which also doubles as a wardrobe and room divider. Sheets for the bedding in the bedroom are in a box under the bed should there be a need to change them.

WIFI: is pay as you go. You can top up data as needed at any Vodafone shop.

Cleaning: A cleaner comes once a week. She will change sheets and towels. If daily cleaning is required an additional fee of ZAR 300 will be charged per day, this covers cost of cleaner and transportation.

Beach Towels: are in the bedroom wardrobe. There are also some Sarongs as well as beach bag and a sun umbrella for your use.

Even though typically only residents come and go in the alley, please do not leave cushions and other items outside to avoid them getting lost. Also ensure all windows are closed when you leave the house.

If you break it or loose it you pay for it.

More Details
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
owner/property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016

About owner/property manager

I am a German national, but currently reside in Istanbul. Cape Town is my second home as I have spend my final school years and early university years there. It was the longest I had lived in anyone place in my life until the day I left. Cape Town is a beautiful city offering almost any activity you can conceive doing. It has a lovely relaxed life style, good food and nice people. To me it has always been home and with buying this property I have made it my second home.

owner/property manager purchased this cottage in 2012

Why owner/property manager chose Green Point

The little cottage appealed to me instantly. tucked away in a private gated lane it immediately felt absolutely secure. The lane is lined with Bougainvillias, giving it the feel of paradise in the middle of a bustling city. The cottage is just the right size for me and my daughter. It has one bedroom and a spacious living and dining area. It was build by the Cape Town harbor workers as their residence in 1860 or there about. It has a unique charm; as does the entire neighborhood with the Waterfront and Cape Quarters mall in walking distance (during the day).

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is in a very safe neighborhood. It has outside space and is fitted with all that one needs for a holiday. It is my holiday home, so very personal.

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Rates & Availability

Green Point Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 14 2016
5 night minimum stay
$70
$450
$1,700
 
 
Peak Season
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 31 2017
10 night minimum stay
$100
$2,500
 
 
High Season 2016
Feb 1 2017 - Apr 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$70
$500
$1,750
 
 
Low Season
Apr 16 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$50
$300
$1,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$85
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
cleaning fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $500

Rates may change until booking is confirmed.
Damage protection is fully refundable unless of course there is actual damage or something needs replacing.
There is an inventory of the property which is checked with each departure. Please note that this is my holiday home furnished with a lot of love and care. Please leave it as you find it.
Rental includes a weekly clean.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Green Point Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom has been remodeled in 2013 and features a rain shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The bedroom is fitted with a queen sized bed. It has build in cupboards. Beach towles, Sarongs and an umbrella are available. There is a sleeper couch (queen) in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • surfing
  • swimming

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