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Swim with the Penguins!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Architect's award-winning beach house overlooks quaint Simon's Town and False Bay. Wind-protected balcony allows one to barbecue while enjoying the sights of the beaches below. A colony of African penguins (Spheniscus demersus) has settled there and freely move among their human counterparts. Often they can be found nesting in the yard of the house.

In addition to the spectacular views over False Bay, there is a Golf Course across the street of the house and one may view golfers on the 7th green from the dining room table. There is safe, wind-free swimming on the warm side of the Cape Peninsula (Indian Ocean side) at Boulders beach, about 200 yards from the house.

Nearby Simon's Town (once a British Navy base and now the center of the South African Navy) has Victorian buildings and many shops, galleries and restaurants to visit.

Keywords: Beach House

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 25, 2017


Cape Peninsula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in loft above living area, Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) two or four in single room
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming


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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Cape Town International Airport
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Simon's Town Country Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Simon's Town
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Boulders Beach
Car: necessary

Home to a colony of African penguins that are often found nesting in the yard, Safe swimming sheltered from the summer winds


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning Fee $65

All rates quoted in US$, assuming payment in either dollars or ZAR. While exchange rates vary, please assume approximately 13 Rand to the US Dollar.

Long term stays (3 months or more) will have a mutually negotiated rate.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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