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Fully equipped and serviced house sleeps up to 10 people

House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The villa, with secluded swimming pool is set on 200 hectares of nature reserve amongst beautiful fynbos and has superb sea and mountain views. The property borders the Cape nature reserve and long unspoilt, wild beaches. beaches The villa is fully furnished and serviced with 5 large en-suit bedrooms, spacious lounge / dining room and well equipped kitchen. Enjoy fantastic sun-sets over Hermanus and Walker Bay from the front veranda.

Take a leisurely walk through the estate and savor the smell of indigenous herbs and fynbos flowers. Alternatively, arrange for a trip in our game-viewing Land Rover to track down the herd of Eland or enjoy the fantastic views on a meandering drive to the beach. Watch whales that come to Walker bay every year to breed.

The villa is ideal for the discerning traveller who wants privacy in beautiful surroundings, but is also close to entertainement and activities. The property is situated 2km off the road between Hermanus and Gansbaai, which have beautiful and safe beaches.

Visit wine farms in the Hemel and Aarde valley and nearby Franshoek and Bot River.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Stanford Cove and Long Beach in Hermanus
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 7 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Cape Town International 130 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 En suites
Furniture Double beds (5)
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

5 luxury en-suite bedrooms all opening to patio.

Under floor heating.

Large open-plan lounge / dining room.

Fully equipped kitchen with gas and electricity.

Cellar stocked with local wines.

DSTV.

CD and DVD player.

Further details outdoors

Spectacular ocean and mountain views.

BBQ (Braai) facilities on patio.

Pool with panoramic views and cave shelter.

Private servitude to Walker Bay Beach (17km strip of pristine private beach).

Game viewing or beach drive by arrangement

24 Eland and several species of small game on property.

Abundant bird life.

Fairhill has a strict NO SMOKING POLICY inside the house please.

About this location

The Western Cape region

The Western Cape features beautiful beaches and majestic mountains. Seaside towns have blue flag beaches in an area of stunning natural beauty that is unspoilt by over development. Mountain trails, famous wine farms, whale watching, ocean adventures and gourmet restaurants are frequented by local and international tourists.

It is a region of majestic mountains, colourful patchworks of farmland set in lovely valleys, long beaches and, further inland, the wide-open landscape of the semidesert Karoo.

hermanus has an annula whale watching weekend.

Wine food and Gourmet food festivals are held regularly in the area.

Hermanus

Stanford, which dates back to 1729, is a victorian GEM and one of the best architecturally preserved villages in the Overberg.

Stanford was named after Robert Stanford from Ballina in Ireland, who became a tragic victim of anti-convict agitation protesting against the British Government's decision to settle convicts in the cape. It is situated on the banks of the Klein River only 10 minutes outside Hermanus and 1.5 hours from Cape Town. Sample award winning Gruyere Cheese at the nearby Klein River dairy farm or just stroll around the village and enjoy the interesting local restaurants and pubs.

Some excellent wines are being produced in the area - the estates of Raka, Weltevrede and Sir Robert Stanford are worth a visit to sample their products.

"The African Queen" is very popular for sunset river cruises. Bring your own picnic or braai, whilst leisurely sailing down the river. Spot a purple Gallineau, Fish Eagle, Malecite Kingfisher or other exotic birds. Stanford is the birding capital of the Overberg and the professionally guided tours are very popular.

The annual Stanford festivals take place in October and co-incide with the Glendowner Birding Festival.

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    Barbara C.

    • 2 Years listed

    80% Response rate

    Calendar last updated:15 Mar 2015

    Based in South Africa

    Languages spoken
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