301, 74 ON MARINE, HERMANUS
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Just 90 kms from Cape Town Airport, a two bedroom, third floor, modern, exceptional appartment with wonderful uninterrupted views of both the sunrise and the sunset over the ocean where you can see whales, dolphins and abundant birdlife., depending on the season.
The two large bedrooms, one with twin beds, the other with a super king size, have en suite bathrooms. There are two sleeper chairs for additional guests. The comfortable, light lounge looks out over the sea and has two big settees, cable TV, wifi, CD player and music system. The sunny dining area seats 8 and has a view of the sunset over the rock known as the 'boiling point' and the new harbour. The kitchen is well equipped for those who like to cook and outside is a private area with a gas barbecue.
74 On Marine is a secure building with 10 apartments, underground parking and a lift, which means just two steps to the flat. There is a heated outdoor pool, attractive communal garden and a full time concierge.
From the flat, it's a two minute walk to the shops, cross the road and you get to the old harbour. Walk along the cliff path which goes from one end of the town to the other. Take a five minute drive to play golf, a little further and you can walk in the Fernkloof Nature Reserve. There are tennis courts nearby and two marine pools,
In fact, a stay at 301, 74 On Marine would be an enjoyable and interesting time for both relaxation and action.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, Private tennis court, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
The Western Cape region
Hermanus, as well as being a beautiful place to visit, is well known for being a great place to watch whales from the land from June to December. There is an interesting walk along the cliffs which takes you from the New Harbour, past the town, all the way to the white sands of Grotto Beach. Fernkloof Nature Reserve also offers spectacular walks through the fynbos with wonderful views of Walker Bay. There are many excellent, well priced restaurants in the town itself and the shopping area has managed to retain the feel of an old fishing village with its small streets and craft markets. Also in the town is the Hermanus Golf Club where you can play year round in idyllic surroundings.
Just out of town is the Hemel and Aarde Valley; the wines produced in this region are unique to South Africa due to a cool sea breeze and clay soil: go there for great wines, including chardonnay and an outstanding pinot noir, as well as its restaurants.
Half an hour by car, towards Cape Town, there is the delightful village of Kleinmond with its harbour, lagoon, horse riding, etc. Further down the coast road you pass the Harold Porter Botanical Gardens which are well worth a visit and finally you reach the penguins at Betty's Bay, it's a great day out. To the east and very close is the delightful village of Stanford, with its interesting architecture, art galleries and cruises up the river.
For a really exciting activity there is shark cage diving where you get really close to the Great White Shark - safely. Kayaking is a gentler and you can do this from the old harbour in Hermanus.
The Western Cape is one of the world's great tourist destinations. Cape Town itself is an essential visit for the Waterfront, Table Mountain and the Peninsula. The Winelands are only an hour's drive away and Paarl, Stellenbosh and Franschoek are well worth a visit. Many of the wineries also have world class restaurants. North of Cape Town the west coast is less frequented by tourists but villages like Paternoster are hidden gems. Further inland Montagu and the famous route 62 are within easy striking distance and nearby is the wonderful Sanbona Game Reserve, while to the east it's only a two hour drive to Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa.
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14 Jul 2014
"Must stay here"
This is our second visit to hermanus and this apartment is the best by far stunning views over the whole of the bay .Watching the whales whilst having brekkie on the balcony stunning .The apartment is… More
9 May 2014
"Incredible View! Great Location! Beautiful Condo!"
We spent three days with friends at this lovely condominium. This 3rd floor unit is located at the tip of the point in Hermanus and offers a beautiful view of the ocean and pretty much the entire coa… More
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