Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Ascot Gardens "Home from Home" self catering accommodation situated in the majestic Constantia Valley , is ideally positioned within 5 minutes drive of the M3 and M5 Motorways connecting to the City and to Cape Towns many attractions.
Constantia Valley is Cape Towns secret rural retreat and the perfect place to escape away from the hustle and bustle of city life..
Experience the wine estates, producing award winning wines, championship golf courses, excellent restaurants, hiking and bike trails, indigenous flora and fauna, mountain climbing, horse riding, and shopping at Constantia Village.
Breathe in clean fresh country air and relax in the Constantia Valley, Cape Towns Vineyard,. 7 Constantia Wine farms, including Groot Constantia, the oldest wine estate in South Africa,are only 5-10 minutes away.
Within walking distance is a shopping center and 6 excellent restaurants, a train station, and bus stop.
The Airport, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town City Center and Table Mountain are 20 minutes drive.
Hout Bay and Muizenberg beaches are 15 minutes drive away.
Camps Bay, Clifton Beach and Chapman's Peak Drive are within 35 minutes.
Stellenbosch Wine Route, Cape Point Nature Reserve, Noordhoek, and Somerset West and Paarl are 50 minutes away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Muizenberg 10 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cape Town International 20 km, Nearest railway: Heathfield 1 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
Fully furnished and equipped with stove or hot plate, microwave, fridge, pots, kettle, toaster, pans, crockery, glassware, cooking utensils, cutlery, kitchen towels, bedding, bath towels (not swimming towels), broom dustpan , mop, iron and ironing board.
Each suite has wall panel heaters, ceiling fans in bedrooms and lounges,TV Satellite Television and DVD,Bedside clock radios in bedrooms ,Music centres, wall safe, and free Wi-fi broadband internet
Dish washers in larger suites
The units are not serviced daily, but for long stays they are serviced and the bed linen and bath towels changed every 7 days.
We supply dish clothes, dish washing liquid, toilet rolls and garbage bags.
|Further details outdoors|
Private entrance to each Cottage
Private patio with table and chairs and own BBQ facilities surrounded by beautiful garden
Secure, off street parking behind remote controlled gates
Free WIFI internet and 2 free guest use computers and Skype in Library
Library with information brochures, reading books,
Fenced swimming pool
Sun bathing area with sun lounges
Longer stays may receive free meal vouchrs for local restaurants
ask when enquiring.
The Western Cape region
Because ASCOT GARDENS in the Constantia Valley is located in the centre of the Peninsula, it is the perfect Cape Town base for visitors and the area offers a variety of things to do and experience.
Bergvliet’s main attraction, for a visitor to Cape Town, is its quietness, relaxed atmosphere, peacefulness, and with no traffic or crime problems, within the neighbourhood. Plus the quick and easy access to the M3, and M5 motor ways, which brings you into the City Centre and Waterfront, as well as leading to all the major local attractions and beaches, in only 20-40 minutes.
For naturists there is Silvermine Nature Reserve and Tokai Forest, with their numerous hiking and mountain bike trails wandering through a variety of pine, oak and redwood trees. Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens is home to more than 8500 indigenous plants species and holds regular music concerts in the grounds of the magnificent surroundings.
Wine & Dine in the Constantia Valley
Constantia has seven of Cape Town’s oldest and finest wine farms, including Groot Constantia founded 1685, and Buitenverwachting established in 1796, which all produce award-winning wines to rank among the world’s best. Wine tasting is offered in vintage Cape Dutch Architecture buildings with views of the vineyards and the Constantiaberg Mountain range.
Constantia has an abundance of excellent Restaurants offering local produce and food suitable for everyone’s taste and budget .Included is the award winning La Colombe Restaurant at Constantia Uitsig wine farm and Catharinas at Steenberg wine estate.
Constantia village shopping mall has numerous shops and Restaurants
Three Championship Golf Courses
Constantia Valley offers visitors a challenging selection of parkland golf courses in scenic settings, all of them with outstanding views of the Constantiaberg mountain range. These championship golf courses are within a ten minute drive from Ascot Gardens . The oldest golf club in South Africa is Royal Cape Golf Club (1895). Steenberg Golf Course is within a residential estate and some holes are played amongst the vineyard. Westlake Golf Club, renowned for its hospitality, welcomes visitors and has excellent club house facilities and restaurant.
Things to See and Do in Constantia, Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula
Ascot Gardens is situated within 20 minutes drive to Cape Town City Centre, Airport, the V&A Waterfront, Robben Island Ferry, and Table Mountain Cable Car. The warm water False Bay Beaches, such as Muizenberg and Fish Hoek and Kalk Bay Harbour are within 15 minutes drive. For breathtaking scenery, drive over Constantia Nek to visit Hout Bay beach and fishing harbour and Chapmans Peak Drive, or drive along the dramatic coast line to enjoy Llandudno, Camps Bay and Clifton beaches. Once over Ou Kaapse Weg, it is only 20 minutes drive to view the Penguins at Boulders beach, or explore Simonstown, and further to reach Cape Point Nature Reserve, Cape Point and Noordhoek Mile long beach.