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Lakeside Mountain Cottages - - Cottage - Private pool, spectacular views, 25 mins from city centre

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights



- Cottage - Private pool, spectacular views, 25 mins from city centre

The Cottage is elevated high on the mountainside in the Cape Town suburb of Lakeside. The cottage has 3 bedrooms, a family bathroom and ensuite shower room in the master bedroom. There is a fully equipped kitchen, good size lounge with separate dining area and garden with shady pergola for enjoying the fabulous views over a meal or a glass of local wine. The cottage also has a stunning mountainside swimming pool that looks over the top of the house to the fabulous scenery beyond. The cottage guests have exclusive use of the garden and pool.

The property is blessed with stunning panoramic views across the southern side of Cape Town, Constantia Winelands, Table Mountain and right round to the Hottentots Holland Mountains in the east.

The cottage comes with satellite television, DVD player, Hi Fi system, wireless internet and pay as you go phone line. The cottage is fully alarmed for your piece of mind and offers secure parking in remote control accessed garage.

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About the property

Lakeside Mountain Cottages

Lakeside Mountain Cottages are two free standing and private, self contained cottages situated on the mountainside in the Cape Town suburb of Lakeside on the edge of the Constantia Valley. There is a choice of a 3 bedroom cottage that sleeps 6 or a stunning open plan cabin for 2 guests. The 3 bedroom cottage has exclusive use of a stunning mountainside swimming pool. Both properties are north facing have spectacular views of the Constantia Valley, Table Mountain and right across to False Bay and the Hottentots Holland Mountains.

Anthony Brown
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2017

About Anthony Brown

I grew up in Huntingdon in England, studied at Salford University and worked as a sound engineer in London where I met my South African wife Sam in 2000. We moved to Cape Town in 2003 where we settled just a stones throw away from Sams family home in Lakeside where we run our accommodation business. We have three beautiful children and could not be happier bringing them up in this beautiful city.

Anthony Brown purchased this house in 2009

Why Anthony Brown chose Cape Town

We fell in love with this property for it's spectacular views and great location. Sam grew up just a few doors down on the same road.

The cottage is in the suburb of Lakeside which is conveniently located just 25 minutes from the city centre and the airport. Lakeside is highly sought after residential area due to it's extensive amenities and great access to the city centre, beaches, golf courses, wine farms and tourist attractions, not to mention the views!

After purchasing the property in 2009 we renovated the cottage adding a 3rd bedroom and the swimming pool in 2012.

What makes this house unique

The property has fabulous views, easy access to all amenities and tourist attractions. Within 5 minutes drive are great wine farms, beaches, tourist shops and outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, surfing, windsurfing etc. etc.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I doubt one could ever tire of the view as enjoyed by ourselves on our recent stay at Lakeside Mountain Cottage. I have it as my Facebook header - reminder of 10 days of happiness.

Cape town is an awesome destination and staying somewhere like Lakeside Mountain Cottage is the finishing touch, the cherry on the top.

A neat, clean, comfortable and well equipped home from home expertly managed by the wonderful Anthony, of Brown's Cottages, who is welcoming, friendly and with just the right amount of attentiveness one could ask for in a host.

You're doing it right Anthony, keep up the good work - we'll be back!
Oct 2015
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Cape Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , This bedroom can be made either a king size bed or 2 singles
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , This bedroom can be made either a king size bed or 2 singles
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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- Cottage - Private pool, spectacular views, 25 mins from city centre
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Great host, incredible views, neat and clean.

Pool a bonus

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We arrived a day late but Anthony was willing to meet at a time to suit our needs rather than his own. Cottage was outstanding and great value for money. Clean, spacious and the swimming pool made it even more worthwhile. We were even allowed to have guests around which could also make use of the facilities.

I would highly recommend Brown's Cottages and would definitely return in the future.

Thank you so very much for a pleasant stay.

Carmen & Les in the U.K.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Carmen & Les, it was great having you and we're so glad you enjoyed your stay. I do hope to see you again on your next trip to Cape Town. All the best, Anthony
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Wonderful located, beautifully kept -loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Anthony's house for 5 weeks and really couldn't fault it! We had bbq's 4 out of 5 nights and usually ate out on patio overlooking table mountain. Anthony was so very very helpful and we can't wait to go back. We would definitely recommend it to friends.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words, it was a pleasure having you. I do hope to have you back again in the future.
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Who Could Ask For More

  • 5 of 5

We were an extended family of 6, including 2 children and 2 senior citizens. The Cottage was everything and more the website shows it to be - although no image can adequately capture the amazing views from the pool. The location is brilliant, with no major Cape Town attraction more than 40 minutes away. Access to the amazing coast and hills is amazingly close, and if you have an hour to kill before dinner, just getting in the car and pointing it in any random direction never disappointed. Anthony, the owner, was most helpful and informative and always on hand if we needed something.

I would highly recommend the Cottage a excellent value for money in beautiful Cape Town.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Phillip, for this kind review, we are so glad you enjoyed your time in the cottage and hope the rest of your trip through SA was just as wonderful. We very much look forward to welcoming you back if you are in Cape Town again.
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Cape Town International
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
The Toad in the Road
Nearest Golf
1.5 Kilometres
Westlake Golf Club
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Kilometres
The Toad on the Road
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Lakeside Mountain Cottages is extremely well located for the many attractions that bring people to the Cape Town area. We are a short drive from the wine farms of Constantia, Table Mountain National Park and 4 major Golf courses (Royal Cape, Steenberg and Clovelly and Westlake Golf club is a 2 min drive). There are stunning views of Table Mountain itself from both cottages, which is only a twenty five minute drive away. The historical sea side towns of Muizenberg, St. James & Kalk Bay are within 5 mins drive where the whale watching is spectacular in spring and early summer(Sept - Nov). The beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is a 15 min drive. There are several major shopping malls within a few mins of the cottages. There are many restaurants and bars in the surrounding area and there is easy access to the major routes out of Cape Town for trips to the Winelands of Stellenbosch or along our beautiful coastlines to Hermanus or Langabaan.

Golf: There are four fantastic Golf courses within a few minutes drive of the cottage.

Westlake Golf Club (2 mins drive) has excellent facilities and is a great favourite with the tourists. A parkland layout, it is known for its excellent playability throughout the year.

Steenberg Golf Club (5 mins Drive) is a beautiful residential course set on a wine estate. The course is superbly conditioned and attractively laid out with parkland and wetland features.

Clovelly Country Club (10-15 mins drive) is a relatively short course which rewards accuracy off the tee. It is known for its superb greens and magnificent club house.

Royal Cape Golf Club (10-15mins drive) Founded in 1885 this is the oldest Golf course in South Africa. It is again a parkland layout with new, well groomed greens. The course has excellent views of the surrounding mountains and has hosted the SA open 10 times.


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