Victoria and Alfred Waterfront holiday apartment rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace and air con

Pembroke 403

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1 / 23 Overlooking the Marina with Luxury Yachts, Seals & Seabirds

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 69424

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

PEMBROKE 403 is a very spacious (263sqm) and utterly luxurious apartment on the fourth of five floors with a really high spec finish. The furniture was specially designed including some stunning glass pieces. All of the art work is original and personally chosen for the space. It has recently been awarded 5 STARS by the South African Tourism Board.

The beds & bedrooms are luxurious with bed linen of the highest quality and there are oodles of pillows, towels etc together with bathrobes. Each balcony has a six seater table & chairs with loungers on the Marina side.

The apartment has an integrated Bang & Olufsen sound and flat screen TV system in all rooms, also internet access. The lighting, designed by John Cullen Lighting, London is extremely sophisticated and provides a variety of moods.

There is a fully equipped gym and a swimming pool on site. Ladies & gents golf clubs are available to play the many nearby beautiful and challanging courses.

Further details

PEMBROKE 403 is a very spacious (263sqm) and utterly luxurious apartment on the fourth of five floors with a really high spec finish. The furniture was specially designed including some stunning glass pieces. All of the art work is original and personally chosen for the space. It has recently been awarded 5 STARS by the South African Tourism Board.

The beds & bedrooms are luxurious with bed linen of the highest quality and there are oodles of pillows, towels etc together with bathrobes. Each balcony has a six seater table & chairs with loungers on the Marina side.

The apartment has an integrated Bang & Olufsen sound and flat screen TV system in all rooms, also internet access. The lighting, designed by John Cullen Lighting, London is extremely sophisticated and provides a variety of moods.

There is a fully equipped gym and a swimming pool on site. Ladies & gents golf clubs are available to play the many nearby beautiful and challanging courses.

Further details

International AIRPORT is 15-20 MINS drive .away and TRANSFERS can be arranged.

Our excellent CONCIERGE service awaits your arrival and will provide you with a full orientation.

Among the many SERVICES AVAILABLE are

• Delicious fresh breakfasts

• Professional chef

• Shopping Service

• Personally chosen wines from top estates incl Thelema, Paul Cluver, Buitenverwachting, Kanu and others.

• In house massage

• One & Only Hotel Spa with guest discounts 2 mins

• Restaurant Reservations & Recommendations

• Professional Child Care

• Wine Route Tours

• Car Hire & Transfers

• Virtually anything else you might want!

A warm South African welcome awaits your arrival which will hopefully reflect our own Irish Cead Mile Failte .

Further details indoors

PEMBROKE 403 apartment consists of:

• Lounge and dining area with large balcony facing onto the Marina

• Second TV Lounge with balcony facing Table Mountain

• Poggenpohl Kitchen with Miele appliances has a separate Utility Room

• Master Bedroom with large bathroom with wetroom and balcony onto the Marina

• Mountain bedroom with its own en suite bathroom opens on to the Table Mountain balcony

• TV lounge can also be used as twin bedroom with separate shower room

First impressions are of a spectacular OPEN PLAN LIVING & DINING SPACE with stunning views, fabulous furnishings in blue & red leathers with some amazing glass pieces including a 2.4m dining table. Wall to wall, floor to ceiling windows are dressed with wild silks in twilight blue and chilli red with matching metallic sheers

KITCHEN is fully equipped to cook and cater comprehensively, including all the usual kitchen aids, a NESPRESSO coffee machine, flitered water on tap, large supplies of crockery, cutlery & glassware and large receptions have been held here. Store cupboard contains lots of basic supplies including tea, coffee, olive oils, etc. A PICNIC BACKET & beach towels are also provided.

MASTER BEDROOM is ultra luxurious with an extra length KING SIZE BED, fabulous linens and masses of pillows. Large en suite includes a wet room with a POWER SHOWER together with matching basins and DOUBLE ENDED BATH with views over Marina. Bathrobes & toiletries are supplied. The wardrobes in both bedrooms are beautifully made by a master craftsman and each contain ELECTRONIC SAFES.

MOUNTAIN BEDROOM with a queen bed is equally luxurious with en suite BATH & POWER SHOWER while large TV ROOM doubles as a TWIN BEDROOM with a SEPARATE LARGE SHOWER ROOM

Carefully chosen pieces of ORIGINAL ART are featured throughout the space. Apart from the dining table, Simon Croft's creative GLASS ART is also a strong feature.

LIGHTING throughout was designed by John Cullen Lighting, London and is extremely sophisticated with MANY MOODS. All spaces benefit from an integrated BANG & OLUFSEN sound & vision with music from CD, Beomedia or iPod and FLAT SCREEN TVs with DSTV and DVD.

A large REPERTOIRE OF MUSIC of all sorts including pop, classical, opera, jazz etc is stored on the Beomedia and you can also bring your own CDs or iPod. INTERNET ACCESS is also provided.

Apartment is SERVICED DAILYon weekdays. A shopping service is also available on request. as are supplies of premium wines & beer to quell the terrible thirst of holiday heat! Breakfast can be served at a time of your choice.

AIR CONDITIONING is present throughout as is UNDERFLOOR HEATING and HEATED TOWEL RAILS. The apartment has its own individual SECURITY SYSTEM apart from the overall security of the area.

Further details outdoors

There are TWO LARGE BALCONIES, one of which faces the MARINA and the famous WATERFRONT with Cape Town Harbour beyond while the south facing balcony looks to the majestic TABLE MOUNTAIN. Both balconies are equipped with dining table & chairs for six, also sun loungers.

There is a fully equipped GYM on site with access to personal trainers, an outdoor pool and a cafe serving light snacks, good coffee & fresh home made treats.

There is SECURE PARKING in the basement for two cars as well as guest parking. A LIFT from beside the car parking space opens outside the door of Pembroke 403 making luggage handling, shopping easy to handle.

The HIGH LEVEL SECURITY is discrete and delivered by a friendly & helpful team who always seem to smile.

Walking in the area, to and from the V&A Waterfront or out along the never ending seafront is perfectly safe.

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The Western Cape region

CAPE TOWN is an incredibly beautiful place with MAJESTIC SCENERY against the backdrop of TABLE MOUNTAIN.. More majestic scenery unfolds as one drives south along the a continuum of BEACHES to the CAPE OF GOOD HOPE with the Twelve Apostles mountains forming the backbone of this peninsula.

Driving north are more never ending beaches while a little inland, are the famous WINE TOWNS of STELLENBOSCH, FRANSCHHOEK & PAARL. To the east, the coast road along Gordons Bay is breathtaking. Onwards to HERMANUS where the sea is full of southern right WHALES and their young from August to December.

WALKING & HIKING routes are endless in the immediate vicinity of Cape Town.

WINE has been made in the Cape since 1659, before the Bordeaux vineyards were planted. Standards of wine making have increased greatly since apartheid ended and the wines now sit comfortably among the best in the world. Having a major interest in the wines of the Cape, WINERY VISITS with knowledgeable guides can be readily arranged.

Cape Town has a wonderful mediterranean climate and offers fantastic lifestyle opportunities.

Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

PEMBROKE 403 is situated in the heart of the V&A WATERFRONT, which is regarded as the most successful Waterfront development in the world. Restored warehouses and quays are packed with smart shops, trendy cafés and some of Cape Town's best restaurants with constant free entertainment.

Tours to ROBBEN ISLAND, a World Heritage Site, leave from the Clock Tower opposite.

Cape Town has a COSMOPOLITAN CULTURAL MIX which has been influenced over the years mainly by the Dutch, French and British, with a significant influence also having come from Malaysia. With a fascinating history going back 350 years, Cape Town offers a huge selection of museums and places of cultural interest to visit - www.museums.org.za.

A wide variety of ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES include shark diving, abseiling, bungee jumping, climbing, hiking, scuba diving, fishing, mountain biking, paragliding, surfing, helicopter trips, sailing, tennis in addition to golf at endless fantastic golf courses.

For NATURE LOVERS, the Cape Floral kingdom with its Fynbos vegetation is another UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE. Ferries go from the V&A to Hout Bay, Simon's Town and the CAPE FUR SEAL COLONIES on Seal and Duiker Islands while the Jack-Ass PENGUINS at Boulders and at Bettys Bay are a real treat to see.The Chacma BABOON troupes at Cape Point are not to be messed with though a GUIDED WALK with a conservationist is inspiring.

RUGBY is big in South Africa and Western Province /Stormers are based at NEWLANdS stadium in the city.

In CRICKET, the Cape Cobras represent Cape Town at the Newlands Cricket Ground.

SOCCER is played at the newly reconstructed GREENPOINT stadium under Table Mountain and will host many of the games in the upcoming FIFA Soccer WORLD CUP including a semi final. It is an easy 2km walk from Pembroke 403

The CAPE ARGUS Pick 'n Pay CYCLE TOUR sees over 40,000 cyclists tackling a 109 km route around Cape Town each March.

Several companies offer TOURS of the CAPE FLATS, a mostly COLOURED TOWNSHIP, and KHAYELITSHA, a mostly BLACK TOWNSHIP. An option is to sleep overnight in Cape Town's townships. There are several B&Bs where you can spend a safe and real African night.

WINE has been made in the Cape since the Dutch arrived and the first wine was made in 1659, long before Boreaux was even planted! PERSONALISED WINE TOURS can be arranged in Stellenbosch, Franschhoek & Paarl as well as newer areas further afield.

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 2 Single Beds
  • 2 en suites, 1 shower rooms

Families

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (heated)
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • Corporate bookings

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Access

  • Secure parking
  • Lift access
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Wheelchair users

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Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy

About the owner

Drs Seamus & Eilis C
Response rate:
95%
Calendar updated:
14 Feb 2016
Years listed:
5
Skype name
eiliscryan
Based in:
Ireland
Payment accepted:
Paypal accepted , credit cards accepted

Languages spoken: English

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“Excellent property”

Reviewed 2 Nov 2015

Even before travelling , contact with, and advice from owner indicated what a pleasant and comfortable stay was ahead . Property is extremely well fitted out and the cleanliness and daily service enhances the experience ,a relaxing an comfortable vacation indeed.. Our luggage was delayed and the assistance from letting agent was over and above what could be required of them and I am sure expedited the rapid recovery . Location is perfect for walking to nearby restaurants and bars and security is evident but unobtrusive and I have no hesitation in recommending to any prospective tenant who appreciates a good quality property.

“Beautiful, secure apartment with amazing views...”

Reviewed 14 Jan 2014

We stayed at Pembroke 403 for a week in December, we were greeted by pure luxury...the apartment is very spacious and well furnished with beautiful artworks on the walls. It is situated in a very secure complex, with very efficient security personnel. It has two lounges and having three TV sets - one in the main bedroom, meant we didn't have to fight for a remote with our little ones..and there is a collection of great books and novels for those lazy afternoons...and it has great views from the balconies....one of the Waterfront and the other of the Table Mountain. My little ones enjoyed watching seals from the balcony...and fireworks on New Year's Eve... It's a few minutes walk to the V&A and the One & Only and because we were three families booked around the same complex, it was easy and safe to walk to other apartments even at night. Eilis and her team were very helpful in getting us settled...and we would recommend this place to our friends and family.

Thank you Sthombe for your kind remarks and so glad you all enjoyed your stay. I'm glad you mentioned the books. We, especially my husband Séamus, are great book collectors of all sorts and we like to have these available for our guests. It's nice when on holiday to have some special interest books on the area to peruse. We also like the idea of having novels that can be swapped - easier than bringing a full bag of books too and fro by air. Also nice that you found the range of TVs to be useful and it means children can watch what they want either on TV or DVD while leaving the adults in peace to watch something else. Or maybe one wants to watch sport and another a movie... We ourselves love to sit on the Marina balcony and watch those slothful seals lazing about below while the young ones can be very playful in the water. There is just so much to see and do from just doing nothing and relaxing to many types of activity in the immediate vicinity. I'm so sorry we don't have availability for the Jazz Festival this year but hope to be able to welcome you back to Pembroke 403 in the not too distant future. All the best for 2014. Éilís

“Wonderful Experience - Truly a 5-star Accommodation!”

Reviewed 26 Dec 2013

My husband and I traveled to Cape Town with another couple. We found Pembroke 403 via a search engine and are so thrilled we chose to stay here. The owners were very easy to communicate with during our booking and very helpful in suggesting places to visit and things to do. The location of the apartment is perfect - close enough to the V&A Waterfront but very quiet and peaceful with amazing views from all the windows - both the view of Table Mountain from the back and the Marina view from the front. The apartment is very well equipped and very well decorated - exactly as you see in the pictures. Very comfortable place to relax after seeing the town during the day. We will definitely be back!

Thank you Lisa & Dave for your kind words. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Pembroke 403. Given your extremely busy lives, I'm sure it provided a very welcome haven of peace and tranquility when you were not out and about. Ye certainly packed as much as was humanly possible into your short few days but there is still so much more to explore when you find some time to come back to Cape Town. Meanwhile, I hope you both have a wonderful 2014. Éilís

“Luxury home away from home...”

Reviewed 5 Nov 2012

The entire experience staying at Pembroke 403 was very enjoyable. Our flight into Cape Town was delayed, but the management company was keeping track of us and knew we would be late checking in. The apartment itself is spectacular! Comfortable and spacious, and the views are just magnificent. It was a wonderful place to kick back after a hectic day of seeing Cape Town. Eilis and Seamus were very helpful and informative and happy to help with information about Cape Town. The cafe at the gym is a short walk away and was very handy for morning coffee and breakfast. We found the area to be safe and the usual caution re: big cities is required when moving around the city. Access to all the Cape Town spots was easy, either a short walk or drive away. We arranged a taxi on our first night for a dinner in the city and were able to use him all week long. Pembroke 403 offers a great alternative to a hotel stay!

Hi Cameron, Renata We are both so glad you enjoyed Pembroke 403 as well as your Cape Town trip so much. I trust you had a safe journey back. We look forward to welcoming back to Pembroke 403 at another time in the not too distant future. Meanwhile, keep well and have a wonderful Christmas. Eilis

“Extremely impressed with the apartment, the contents, style and scenic views”

Reviewed 26 Apr 2012

I think that the apartment is superb as it is and does not need any further improvement, although it may be wise to convert the small TV lounge into a new bedroom in case you have 4 guests and require 3 bedrooms. The location is fantastic with great views of the marina as well as the table mountain. It is finished with very high end finishes. You may want to consider dual view DSTV as kids normally want to want to watch different programs to the adults. The Bank & Olufsen music and TV system is great, maybe a little complicated and high tech for some, but we were OK with it because we have a B&O music system ourselves.

Thank you so much Chandra. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. I take your point about dual view DSTV and will look at it. Re the 3rd bedroom v's second lounge: it was a conscious decision to opt against the 3rd bedroom despite having the space to do so. We felt that the open and extra space afforded by the 2nd lounge was more in keeping with what we wanted to create. However, we are cognisant of the fact that there are times when separate or additional sleeping accommodation is required. To this end and after much searching, we commissioned and shipped a pair of very smart day beds from Switzerland. These convert very simply to a pair of full comfort twin beds or a king bed on properly sprung bases in a very clever fashion. The guest wc and large shower room service this area. We enjoyed interacting with you before your arrival and are thrilled that everything was just as good as we had led you to believe. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back to Pembroke 403 in the not too distant future. Eilis

“Absolute Luxury”

Reviewed 19 Mar 2012

Having been a regular visitor to Cape Town for close to a decade now, my wife and I decided to stay in The Waterfront this year. We had previously stayed at The Cape Grace Hotel but in more recent times have enjoyed the flexibility and extra privacy that renting a villa or apartment can offer. With this in mind, it is with much fortune and luck that we discovered Pembroke 403. For those travellers who don't mind paying that little bit more than normal, then look know further. Pembroke 403 offers you everything that a luxury 5 star hotel anywhere around Cape Town would but MORE and is surprisingly priced at relatively the same level despite the additional offerings that Pembroke 403 has. From the moment you deal with Eilis (the owner of apartment) in making the booking, you are left with the feeling that this is certainly going to be a property that is of an exceptionally high standard. This initial impression certainly doesn't waiver upon meeting Andre/Roscoe who check you into the apartment. When walking into the apartment, one is blown away by the sheer size and beauty of this carefully and lovingly furnished property. From the Bang & Olufsen TV's through to the beautiful artwork adorning the walls, this really is a property that you will love. Added to the 2 large balconies, 1 of which overlooks the marina and the waterfront complex and the other perfect for some afternoon sun whilst reading a book or taking a drink and looking at the magnificent Table Mountain views. The apartment is well located to take advantage of everything that Cape Town has to offer. It takes advantage of having the One and Only Hotel within a 2 minute stroll for those that would like to take advantage of the luxurious spa and/or the 2 fantastic restaurants in-house (Nobu and Reubens). Guests are also within a very safe 5 minute walk to the main Waterfront complex that offers various forms of shopping and entertainment for all budgets. Additionally, the beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton are within a 10-15 minute drive for those sunlovers. All in all, I would not hesitate recommending Pembroke 403 to anyone that was looking for a luxurious and spacious apartment that has everything that a top grade hotel does and yet more - you will be not regret it and I hope that you can enjoy your stay as much as both my wife and I did on our visit to CT in Jan 2012.

Thank you Sean for your most generous comments about our Cape Town jewel. We have put a huge amount of effort and love into making Pembroke 403 just about as perfect as possible and we constantly try to add little extra touches each time we visit. We try to ensure that our guests get as much pleasure from their stay as we do ourselves when we are lucky enough to be in Cape Town. It is so nice to get feedback like yours and we are really delighted that you has such a good time. We look forward to welcoming you back to Pembroke 403 in the not too distant future. Meanwhile, take good care of yourself and your good wife. Eilis

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