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Luxury Seaside Villa with Private Pool, Sea & Mountain Views

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Last updated: 07/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kalk Bay villa description

Exclusive villa in St James, Cape Town. Ideal for a lavish seaside holiday for 16 guests and/or a magnificent venue for weddings, special occasions and corporate functions for up to 30 guests

Hovering over False Bay in St James Cape Town with 360-degree views of mountain and sea, the enchanting Villa St James is a historical national monument built in 1850. Today this luxury home is fully restored and decorated in a blend of collectible deco, nautical accents, African and Cape Dutch influences, with modern eclectic furnishings with rich fabrics, rare woods, carpets, lighting, and Italian Frette linens. The Villa features eight bedrooms, five bathrooms and one guest house. each room is unique, large, and extremely comfortable, with sea and mountain views. The downstairs common rooms include two lounges, one English Pub, a billiards room, a gourmet kitchen, and a grand dining room with centerpiece 22-seater long table. The outdoor pool has unbroken vistas of the ocean.


Sea view pool: The outdoor pool is a stone’s throw from the shimmering blue Indian Ocean and set amidst an indigenous garden with over 260 rare and well-known plant species. St James beach is steps from the property, with fascinating rock and tidal pools for swimming and a tennis court. The expansive front lawn is a fun place to play, sunbathe, BBQ, and relax.

Downstairs at the villa: The ground floor features an elegant dining and conference room with fireplace and grand table seating 22. There are also two lounges with fireplaces, a unique collection of old and new literature and art volumes, and fine modern stereo equipment with over 400 musical CD in the library. Common rooms include a cinema and satellite TV room, billiard room, English pub, indoor and outdoor terraces, a grapevine trellised patio, and a guest cottage.

The grounds: The villa occupies an expansive 582m2 (6,265 sq ft) on 1360m2 (14,639 sq ft) of grounds and is beautifully lit at night. Fine cuisine is available by Cape Town’s leading chefs and daily services are provided by the villa staff. Rent the villa by the day, week, or long term for private stays, and corporate functions.

Bathed in sunlight and surrounded by the rare and healing union of mountain and sea, the Villa St James brings peace and energy to all who visit; perfect relaxation in unsurpassed luxury, comfort and style.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Villa
  • 582 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16

          • Protea Room: 1 king

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          • Aloe Room: 1 twin/ single

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          • Lavender Room: 1 queen

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          • Rose Room: 2 twin/ single

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          • Lily Room: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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          • Sage Room: 1 queen

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          • Palm Room: 1 queen

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          • Sunflower Room: 1 queen

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          • Grapevine Cottage: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Additional: 2 baby crib

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          • Villa St James accommodates up to 16 guests in 8 spacious bedrooms with five bathrooms. Each bedroom, unique in character, has sea or mountain views with variable features of private outdoor or indoor balconies and a rabbit warren of inter-leading doors. Protea Room is the Master suite with king size 4 poster bed and en-suit bathroom. Protea, Aloe, Sage, Palm and Sunflower rooms are all sea-facing. With the exception of Sunflower room all of these rooms have access to the enclosed front terrace....moreless

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • General facilities: 8 bedrooms: 1 x king, 5 x queen, 1 x double, 4 x single, 1 x futon 5 bathrooms, 1 guest toilet Fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, barbecue facilities, Lounge, TV room, billiard room, pub, dining room (22 seater) DSTV, DVD player, CD player, mp3 player with over 4000 songs, wireless Internet Swimming pool, secure parking for 5 vehicles Private functions catering 30 guests Optional additional services: Housekeeping - daily option Food delivery service Chef service Function co-ordination Car hire Airport transfers Baby sitting services Temporary pool fence Spa services Tour & activity bookings....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Music Library
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Pool Table
              • Radio
              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television

              Theme

              • Family
              • Luxury
              • Historic

              Attractions

              • Bay/Sound
              • Caves
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Playground
              • Forests

              Leisure Activities

              • Paddle Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Whale Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching

              local services and businesses

              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Near The Ocean

              sports and adventure activities

              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Cycling
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Mountaineering
              • Snorkeling
              • Spelunking
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Hiking

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 22 people

                  General

                  • Firewood
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Activities Guide
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Security System
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fax
                  • Internet
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Safe
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Fireplace:

                    Indoor large hearth with a real log fire - great for winter evenings! ...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    2 cars in garage, 3 in closed driveway. Total of 5 vehicles inside locked gate. Plenty of street parking. ...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Yes - for 2 cars. ...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Works best in the downstairs area of the property...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Large open space downstairs. ...moreless

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Blender
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Grill
                      • Stove
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Freezer:

                        Free-standing freezer and fridge-freezer...moreless

                      • Kitchen:

                        Full Kitchen and scullery...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Barbecue
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Terrace
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Patio
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Outdoor Pool
                      • Private Pool

                      property descriptor

                          • Terraced
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Low 2014
                          Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          ZAR4,500

                          Rates are based on 10 guests; add ZAR375 per night, per additional guest

                          High 2014
                          Oct 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          ZAR6,250

                          Rates are based on 10 guests; add ZAR550 per night, per additional guest

                          Peak 2014
                          Dec 20 - Jan 10, 2015
                          14 night min stay
                          ZAR7,500

                          Rates are based on 10 guests; add ZAR650 per night, per additional guest

                          High 2015
                          Jan 11 - May 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          ZAR6,250

                          Rates are based on 10 guests; add ZAR550 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          ZAR6,250

                          Rates are based on 10 guests; add ZAR550 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          Services included in the rental:

                          Exclusive use of facilities on the premises

                          Weekly housekeeping

                          Garden and pool services

                          Linen, bath, pool & beach towels

                          Security

                          Terms and Conditions:

                          •Rates are based on the exclusive use of the entire villa

                          •Rates are quoted in South African Rands

                          •Rates are subject to change without notice & availability

                          A non-refundable 50 % deposit is required to secure your booking.

                          The balance is due 90 days prior to arrival.

                          Payment can be made by direct transfer.

                          Damage deposit is required depending on length of stay and number in party


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                          Last updated: 07/01/2014
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                          Location

                          40 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Cape Town International
                          1 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          St James
                          4 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          M3
                          100 Metres
                          Nearest Beach
                          St James Beach
                          3 Kilometres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Brass Bell
                          8 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Clovelly Golf Club
                          3 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Various

                          Car: Recommended

                          INTRODUCTION

                          Hovering over False Bay with a 360-degree view of mountain and sea, is the enchanting and luxurious Villa St James, a restored historical National Monument ideal for a lavish seaside holiday, wedding or corporate function in the coastal town of St James.

                          St James, situated 30 minutes from Cape Town center, was the first resort to be developed by the British in the early 1900’s. Today St James is celebrated for its balmy climate, warmer Cape waters, whale watching and accessibility along the railway line which extends along the scenic coastal route to Simon’s Town.

                          ACCOMMODATION

                          Villa St James accommodates up to 16 people in 8 bedrooms with five bathrooms. Each bedroom, unique in character, has sea or mountain views with variable features of private outdoor or indoor balconies and a rabbit warren of inter-leading doors.

                          VENUE FOR CELEBRATIONS

                          Wedding ceremonies are able to take place in either the mountain garden or in the garden overlooking the ocean. We are also able to co-ordinate a ceremony on the beach opposite the Villa

                          The stately dining room is perfect for throwing an elegant wedding reception or dinner party for up to 30 guests. Among the many visual treats in this room are Venetian mirrors, silk curtains, crystal chandeliers, a gilded ceiling, state of the art stereo, views of sea and garden, and deco parquet floors. The grand dining room is truly a regal event.

                          AMENITIES

                          The living and leisure zone on the ground floor features an elegant 22 seater dining room for an intimate wedding, formal dinner function or conference. The decor blends nautical accents with collectible deco throughout the 2 lounges and billiard room along with influences of Africa and traditional Cape Dutch style. Relaxation comes easily with a substantial music and literary collection, an English pub and a secluded courtyard with trellised grapevines.

                          The living area spills outdoors to the sheltered garden and outdoor swimming pool, with unbroken vistas of the Indian Ocean. From the outdoor terrace captivating hours observing human aqua activities and the subtle changes of nature will mesmerize even the most cynical city dweller.

                          Villa St James is a self-catering oasis of privacy, but is maintained at all times by a courteous and professional staff. Your specific needs are important to us and will be handled with proficient assurance, leaving you free to enjoy a memorable stay at Villa St James.

                          We look forward to welcoming you to Villa St James and assisting you with all your concierge requirements including a private chef, function co-ordination, daily housekeeping, car hire, airport transfers, babysitting, restaurant bookings, tours, activities and more…

                          LOCATION

                          Villa St James is conveniently situated on the coastal main road within walking distance to St James beach celebrated for its balmy climate, warmer Cape waters, whale watching and accessibility along the railway line which extends along the scenic coastal route to Simon’s Town. Also within walking distance from the Villa is the enchanting Kalk Bay village, with its antique shops, fine restaurants, sophisticated shopping, fishing harbour, historic walks, and museums. Constantia Wine estates, golf courses, yachting, kite surfing, deep-sea fishing, shark diving, whale watching, hiking, caving and more are all within 10 minutes of the Villa.

                          Other Activities: sea kayaking; boat trips; kite-surfing; wine routes; hiking;

                          Golf: Nearby golf courses: Clovelly, Westlake, Simonstown. The Villa is situated between Clovelly and Westlake. Details for each of the Golf Courses is available on request.

                           

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                          Speaks: english, dutch, Afrikaans

                           

                          Photos

                          • Villa St James - front of house

                            Villa St James - front of house

                          • The Villa St James

                            The Villa St James

                          • Villa St James - main bedroom - Protea room

                            Villa St James - main bedroom - Protea room

                          • Villa St James - Open front verandah

                            Villa St James - Open front verandah

                          • Villa St James - Upstairs enclosed terrace

                            Villa St James - Upstairs enclosed terrace

                          • Billard room

                            Billard room

                          • Beautiful Celebrations

                            Beautiful Celebrations

                          • Villa St James

                            Villa St James

                          • Villa St James - Outdoor swimming pool

                            Villa St James - Outdoor swimming pool

                          • Villa St James - 22-seater dining room

                            Villa St James - 22-seater dining room

                          • Villa St James - Enclosed upper verandah

                            Villa St James - Enclosed upper verandah

                          • Villa St James - Main living room

                            Villa St James - Main living room

                          • Villa St James - Grapevine patio

                            Villa St James - Grapevine patio

                          • Villa St James - VIew of the villa at night

                            Villa St James - VIew of the villa at night

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          ZAR4,500 - ZAR7,500 per night (ZAR)
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                          9 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 16

                          View calendar: Updated 07/01/14
                          Minimum stay: 2-14 nights
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