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Patrick Arnold

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, italian

A contemporary home with a pool a minute from Camps Bay Beach

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 10 nights

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4 large bedrooms and bathrooms, all round sea views and a nice warm-covered pool

The Best holiday home! We have owned it for 14 years now and whilst our lives have changed with the addition of young children to our family, our holidays have just got better every year. The house is very large with about 250 M2 of space internally and a different balcony or patio for each day of the week! Its perfect for entertaining or just chilling out!

Downstairs there are two lounges, one with the TV and DVD set up, the other based around a fireplace with the dining room leading off behind. The kitchen is fully fitted and has a breakfast bar area as well.

The master bedroom is huge with a sumptuous en suite bathroom, there is another two en-suite bedrooms and then two shared bathrooms for the third double and twin bedded room.

Outside, the ten metre pool has has a grass surround at the lower lever with the larger larger upper level laid as patio for barbecues, eating outdoors or just enjoying the beautiful sunsets!

Plus an auto-double garage and full security ADT throughout

Bedroom no 5: We are now able to offer the house as a five bedroom house which can sleep 12 adults or children plus the additional use of a travel cot. The great thing about it is that the house is big enough to accommodate this number thanks to its huge living areas both inside and outside the house. The prices we advertise however do not include the use of the 5th bedroom because we know that the average number of guests is between 4-8 people and so to assume parties of 12 would make it too expensive for for smaller groups to consider. So if you require a big house for family or friends this is definitely for you!

To explain fully, the 'new' 5th bedroom used to be the maids room, accessed only from the rear patio but it now has direct access from the breakfast room. So while it has its own ensuite shower room (the 5th bathroom in the house) it would be the only room without direct views of either the sea or the mountain. But it remains a decent double bedroom so please don't be put off using it

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Patrick Arnold (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english, italian


based on 23 traveler reviews

A contemporary home with a pool a minute from Camps Bay Beach
average rating of 4.652174 based on 23 reviews

Beautiful family holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We fell in love with this house. It was perfect for our family as the room inside and out allowed us to spread out and have our own space. The property was exactly as described and was well equipped. The restaurants, cafes, beach and all that Camps Bay has to offer was just a short walk away. The walk back up the hill let's you burn off those calories consumed! It was wonderful to cool off in the pool in the afternoon and then watch the stunning sunsets from the patio with a glass of (South African) wine. The view of table mountain to the rear isn't bad either! This house offers lovely, large clean accommodation and is well positioned to enjoy all that the Cape Town has to offer.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2009
  • Stayed: Jan 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Simon, We are really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday and that you found everything as described. I hope that we may see you again sometime soon! Patrick and Sarah
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Fantastic House in Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We had 8 nights in this wonderful house. Extermely large and spacy with all the comforts you would want. Charl the caretaker couldn't have been more helpful and went out of his way to assist with our stay both before and after our stay. Was always on call for any issues. Philomenia the housemaid was also a great addition to our stay. Both people really made our stay more enjoyable. House is very secure with alarm system so nothing to worry about. About 800 meters walk down to the Camps Bay shopping area/restaurnats. (excellent choices) 8 days - too much to do - will return again another day. TIP - if you are coming to Cape Town/South Africa - bring your old clothes you do not need anymore and give them to the people that you could really help out!!!! They are very grateful for anything you can give.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely idea to gift things you don't need anymore. We organise school sports tours at and the schools do the same thing with their old cricket and rugby kit in SA and other countries, but I have never considered that for a family holiday (but we will next time). SO glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again soon Patrick and Sarah
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Great location and superbly equipped

  • 5 of 5

We have stopped in many houses in South Africa and Ocean View was amongst the very best. We were only 5 people so had lots of room and this place would be ideal for groups up to 10. Views of sea and mountains and benefits from good outside sun bathing areas and pool. House well equipped and great for children as quite open plan so not constrained. Charl the local manager very helpful and stand in maid Charity very efficient.

Location is excellent and safe for SA and we walked down to the coast road and caught taxi back up.

Would definitely return when friends join us in Camps Bay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Owner's Response: So glad you liked staying in Ocean Sweep and we really hope that you come back soon!
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Beautiful family home

  • 5 of 5

The house was everything it promised. We hired it for a family holiday with 3 generations present to celebrate the wedding of our daughter. We had a pre and post wedding bbq for 30 people and there was plenty of space on the deck and inside. The kitchen was well equipped too for a large group.

The pool was clean and enjoyed by us all. We employed Philomena to help out with cleaning and tidying up. She was a delightful person and a pleasure to have around. Charl, the manager, was also a charming character and responded to our queries quickly.

The property has some steep stairs leading to it which my 86 year-old mum struggled with.

We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed it and hope that you will come again soon! Patrick and Sarah
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Fabulous house in beautiful Camps Bay

  • 5 of 5

Very spacious, modern house with stunning views of Camps Bay, Lions Head and The 12 Apostles. Great location, very well equipped house with plenty of room for two families (five children).

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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A 5 Star rating for a positive attitude!

  • 5 of 5

I am fortunate enough to be able to spend a lot of time travelling !

At times circumstances, not of one’s fault, make it difficult to keep arrangements as planed and one is obliged to cancel or alter bookings as originally planned!

This can cost a lot !

This occurred with a booking I made with Patrick Arnold for his house in Camp’s Bay !

After having transferred the funds to Patrick, the airline changed the flight schedule which made it difficult for me to be in CT on the set day.

Patrick accepted my good faith and thanks to his goodwill, he found a solution which avoided a loss of important funds for my group!

I wanted to mention this! It’s good to know that you are dealing with a real “ gentleman“!

On my next trip I hope to stay in Patrick’s lovely house which is so well situated !

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Cape Town International
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Cape Town
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Camps Bay Beach
Car: recommended

The house is in Camps Bay which is no more than half an hour's drive from the airport. Once there it is just a short walk to the beach front with all the shops, bars and restaurants that make this area so famous and memorable. Camps Bay is then just a ten minute drive into Cape Town city centre of maybe 15 to the V&A Waterfront, Stellenboch is about half an hour for wine tasting, or Newlands for all the sporting occasions is the same. Cape Point is a little further, south, at 45 min but on the way you pass beautiful Chapmans Peak and Boulders, the home of the Cape's penguins. There are numerous golf courses all over which start at as little as R300 a round, tennis courts in Camps Bay and the western beaches are famous to surfers and windsurfers alike. Its all there, its just a question of getting out and getting on with it! I'm sorry to have removed contact numbers from this website but we have received too many sales calls by leaving on there. Happy to call you back if you enquire.

Other Activities: Table Mountain, Robben Island, cricket, rugby, football world cup, wine tasting

Golf: The nearest and most accessible golf course is Now Mowbray which you passed coming in from the airport and costs just R300. Call in good time and they will accommodate you into 4 balls if necessary.

There are very many other courses to play however!


Rates & Availability

Camps Bay Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early summer 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Dec 10 2016
4 night minimum stay
Xmas 2016
Dec 11 2016 - Jan 8 2017
10 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Feb 11 2017
4 night minimum stay
Feb half term 2017
Feb 12 2017 - Feb 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Late summer 2017
Feb 26 2017 - Apr 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Apr 23 2017 - Sep 10 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early summer 2017
Sep 11 2017 - Dec 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
Xmas 2017
Dec 11 2017 - Jan 10 2018
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jan 11 2018 - Apr 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $98

Please contact us for longer term rentals particularly during off seasons.
Xmas, New Year and Easter require minimum stays or prices will reflect accordingly

Prices are constructed assuming a group of say 8 adults with one or two children or 6 plus 4 etc

If you wish to fill the house with ten adults using teh 5th bedroom, we may need to increase the advertised rates

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Camps Bay Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , En suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , En suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , En suite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 2 singles are bunk beds
  • Master bedroom is enormous and could take another single bed if necessary (in the garage) It also has the cot. The sofas are not sofa-beds
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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