Large Cape Town Apartments 10 Min from the City and Beaches

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Last updated: 09/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description


Our self-catering apartment is set in an historic manor house near Sea Point in Cape Town, 10 minutes from the beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton, the V& A Waterfront and the City centre.The location is extremely well placed according to our previous guests.
• This gracious, four star turn-of-the-century establishment lies just off the hustle and bustle of Sea Point’s Main Road in one of the quiet suburban streets of Fresnaye, in Cape Town.

The house interior is contemporary, with large apartments not often seen in modern rental buildings.
The Apartment has:

• modern fully equipped kitchen and 2 bathrooms
• cable television
• free Wi Fi access
. free servicing of the apartment daily, weekdays.

Apartment No 3
The apartment includes:

• 2 large bedrooms – sleeping 4
• 2 bathrooms, one en suite
• large open plan dining/lounge
• private balcony
• modern fully-equipped kitchen, incl dishwasher etc

• 1st bedroom – large room with, king-size bed, and a beautiful en suite bathroom with walk in shower, hand basin and toilet

• 2nd bedroom – stunningly furnished room with king-size bed, own ornamental fireplace .

• 1st bathroom en suite to main bedroom, has large shower, hand basin and toilet

• 2nd romantic bathroom, includes the original Victorian bath, seperate shower, heated towel rails, hand basin and toilet

• Lounge is large and tastefully furnished with direct access to a large balcony
• kitchen: modern, fully equipped; including large fridge, hob, dishwasher, oven and microwave


• Off-street parking behind electronic gates for 3 cars, subject to availability
• Apartment serviced 5 days a week
• Laundry service
• Breakfast/coffee bar next door
• Barbecue in charming courtyard garden,
Woolworths, convenience quality store just 5 minutes’ away
• Free Wi Fi access
• DSTV/Satellite TV
• Electronic access to property

Barry Hall Apartments are situated in a quiet, suburban street just off trendy Sea Point’s Main Road, in Fresnaye – a fashionable suburb set on the slopes of Lion’s Head.
Fresnaye has easy access to the City, Camps Bay/Clifton beaches and V & A Waterfront.


Close by, within easy walking distance
• Coffee bar next door
• Restaurants and take aways on Sea Point’s Main Road
• 3 Olympic size swimming pools on Sea Point’s beach front
• Sea Point’s promenade –the length of Sea Point’s beach front
• Woolworths for quality, pre-prepared food
• Checkers – large, supermarket
• Hertz car hire
• Medical centre next door

10 minutes drive away
• City Centre - bohemian Long Street, fashionable Kloof Street, St Georges
• V&A Waterfront
• Topless bus ride from V&A Waterfront
• Cape Spirit City Walk through the City Bowl
• Camps Bay & Clifton
• Bo Kaap, the historic Cape Malay quarter, and local cuisine
• Table Mountain cableway

Day trips
• Robben Island
• Boulders beach and the local penguin colony
• Historic Simonstown
• Constantia Wine Route
• Durbanville Wine Route
• Darling - wild flowers,
• Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
• Cape Point Nature Reserve

Other 1 and 3 bedroom apartments in the building are also available

Keywords: Historic Manor House , 5 large apartments

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 122 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Staff


  • Children Welcome:

    Families with children of all ages welcome...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 2


  • Detached Unit


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    twin beds convert to king size bed, baby crib when required...moreless

  • King size beds (2) converters from twin beds, either option available, Twin or Single Beds (1) can be converted to king size bed, Baby Crib (1) available on request...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    en suite bathroom to main bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    full bathroom includes tub and seperate shower...moreless

  • 2, 1 en suite bathroom has walk in shower, 2nd bathroom has Victorian bath tub, a separate shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • The apartments are serviced daily, weekdays, by our freindly housekeepers leaving you free to spend your time exploring Cape Town. We also offer an in house laundry service at a nominal cost. Our courtyard garden is a favourite to meet other guests, have a barbeque, or just relax in the deck chairs, alternatively relax on your private balcony....moreless


  • Books:

    small library, books available to all guests...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    We have a hotel bouquet which includes CNN, Sports, South African channels, Movie channels...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    see satelite...moreless

  • Video Library:

    small video library, also video rental shop next door...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    You can walk to Beachfront promenade 5 minutes walk away...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    The Beachfront promenade is located 5 minutes from the apartment, this is the place to walk, go for a run, and watch the locals getting their daily exercise...moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    The metropolitan Golf course with its great setting is 10 min drive from Barry hall...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    A limited view of Lions Head...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    V @A Waterfront is the place for shopping, go to restaurants,enjoy the scenery,and general get a feel of everything Cape Town has to offer. Located 10 min drive from Barry Hall Apartments...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    dining table in large open plan lounge seating for 6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    used in our laundry...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    heaters provided...moreless

  • Internet:

    free ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    we provide beach towels on request All other linens and towels provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    large open plan lounge adjoining the cosy balcony great for outdoor dining...moreless

  • Parking:

    street parking, and next door paid parking for 40 odd cars...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    parking behind electronic gates for 3cars, based on first come first serve subject to availability...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free internet access for our guests in all apartments...moreless


  • Kitchen:

    Large fully equipped kitchen, incl dishwasher, oven large fridge freezer, toaster, microwave oven, coffee machine, iron board iron...moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items:

    all cooking pots and pans available...moreless


  • Balcony:

    The large balcony is ideal for breakfast or sun downer or just simply relax, it has 4 chairs and table...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    cozy courtyard garden with deckchairs, barbeque dining area under the winecovered pergola...moreless

  • Golf:

    10 min drive from Barry Hall...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Our cozy courtyard garden is available for all our guests and include a barbeque...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have a large Gas barbeque as well as a Weber barbeque in our courtyard garden for use by all our guests...moreless

  • Tennis:

    10 min drive from Barry hall...moreless

Building Type

  • House

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

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We have 4 different seasons, rates vary according to season, average rate is USD 205

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Last updated: 09/23/2016
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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cape Town International Airport

Car: Recommended

Long Street with its many interesting shops, restaurants and bars is 10 min drive away, the V & A Waterfront with its many shops and activities is a major Cape Town attraction, go in the opposite direction for 10 minutes and Camps Bay with its famous beach, lively night life and numerous restaurants is a favourite of many of our visitors.

. Sea Point's Main Road is located at the end of the road with all its interesting coffee shops, shops, banks etc can found. The Sea Point kilometer long Beach front promenade is 5 min walk away, and excellent place to watch and meet the locals get their daily exercise.

The best deli in Cape Town New York bagel is 5 min walk away. Enjoy a great breakfast, or buy your own take away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: My husband and I fell in love with a wonderful historic Manor House which had been sadly neglected. We set about restoring it to its full former glory dating back to 1898 retaining the outside facade and leaded windows and numerous other features and built totally new bathrooms, kitchens etc. My husband's background in the architectural field combined with my former work at Scandianvian Airlines in Copenhagen led us to make an improptu decision to share our apartments with travellers from all over the World, and to offer them a home from home in Cape Town. It has been great fun, and we look forward to continue sharing Danish/South African hospitality with our guests.

Why the Owner Chose Sea Point (Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa):
With its (nearly) perfect weather, windfree area, and location mid way between the City and Camps bay and Clifton beaches Barry Hall Apartments is an ideal base from which to explore Cape Town. Barry Hall is located in the Jewish part of town and is within walking distance to shops, beachfront promenade and synagogues.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The large spacious apartments are rarely found in modern buildings today, and all the buildings rich decor from another era makes the building a special place to visit. Our cozy courtyard garden is a tranquil place to enjoy el fresco dining under the pergola, relax in a deckchair, or make a barbeque/braai. The apartments are serviced daily, weekdays by our housekeeper Zoliwe and her assistant, they will do your laundry too, leaving you free to enjoy all Cape Town has to offer. Free internet connection in your own apartment.

Contact us

Speaks: english, german, danish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Barry Hall Apartments exterior

    Barry Hall Apartments exterior

  • lounge


  • courtyard garden

    courtyard garden

  • Art Deco chair lounge

    Art Deco chair lounge

  • bedroom apartment 3

    bedroom apartment 3

  • balcony dining

    balcony dining

  • entrance hall

    entrance hall

  • front gate

    front gate

  • lounge




  • en suite bathroom apt 3

    en suite bathroom apt 3

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 06, 2016

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