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Gorgeous villa 1 minute from beach and restaurants, 5 bedrooms all en suite

Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Villa
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms5
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 3 nights

The Bayleaf Villa in Camps Bay , luxury living, 5 bedrooms all en suite

4 Star grading ! Luxury living ! Best location in Camps Bay! Compact home with small garden and plunge pool

5 bedroomed holiday home all bedrooms en suite available throughout the year. Sleeps 10. But the villa can be let as a smaller home. It is a compact home and one or two of the rooms downstairs can be closed to make it suitable and cosy for guests wanting a smaller house

Consisting of 2 of the original historical cottages, the Bayleaf has retained the charm and character of the early nineteen hundreds. Although renovated twice, it retains the original oregon floors and beautiful teak shutters. It has been tastefully renovated and has all the modern conveniences.

Upstairs there are 3 very spacious bedrooms all ensuite. The main bedroom has a King size bed and a balcony with amazing views . One can actually see the cable car going up to the top of Table Mountain. The second and third bedrooms upstairs both have queen size beds.

Downstairs there are 2 bedooms. These can be interleading if wanted. The one bedroom has a queen bed and leads out to the garden and pool . The bedroom next to this one has 2 single beds that can be made into a King bed. Both rooms have bathrooms en suite.

• Spacious bedrooms, all en-suite,

• Modern, fully-equipped kitchen,

• Home full of character, with wooden floors and teak shutters,

• Fully serviced except Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays but service for these days can be arranged at the guests expense.


• Wireless Internet

• Weber braai,

• Patio area,

• Small pool and garden,

• TV

• Top quality linen and towels,

• Security alarm with radio monitoring,

Situated across the road from bowling club, tennis and squash courts, and a playground/park and 1 minute from the beachfront !!

Property Manager

Shirley Engers

Member Since 2007
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Feb 01, 2018
About Shirley Engers

My husband and I were both born in Cape Town and lived here all our lives. We both went to the University of Cape Town. I am a retired school teacher specialising in special needs and Keith is still practising law. I travel to London once a year to visit my brother and sister who both live there.

Shirley Engers purchased this Villa in 1988

Why Shirley Engers chose Camps Bay

We bought this house 25 years ago. Both my children were brought up in the house. They have both moved out now and for the last 15 years we have been running this once family home as a guest Villa.

What makes this Villa unique

It is in the best postion in Camps Bay as you can walk everywhere. All guests who stay here feel very much at home as it has a wonderful relaxed feel about it and the house has so much charm and character. It is very safe for children and we also have a pool net.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Swimming pool
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 king
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 4
        2 twin/ single
      • Bedroom 5
        1 queen
      • Downstairs: Orange Tree Room Very large room with twin beds which can be made into a King bed and a bathroom en-suite. Built-in kitchenette, microwave, bar fridge, toaster, kettle, fridge and sink. Colour TV connected to DSTV. Lemon Tree Room Lovely bright and sunny room with French doors leading out to a garden and a pool. Stunning view of Lions Head. Queen-sized bed, and bathroom en-suite. Bar fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster and a colour TV connected to DSTV. Upstairs: 3 very large bedrooms, all en-suite. Wooden floors and beautiful views.


      • 5 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower
      • Bathroom 4
        toilet, tub, shower, bidet
      • Bathroom 5
        toilet, tub, shower

        Location Type

          • Beach
          • Mountain
          • Near The Ocean


              • Family
              • Luxury


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Parking
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Computer Available
                      • Safe
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Tumble Dryer
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet


                          • Kitchenette
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Grill
                          • Kitchen
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 8 people


                                  • Audio Tape Player
                                  • Books
                                  • CD Player
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Radio
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                  • VCR


                                      • Balcony
                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill


                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Outdoor Pool
                                              • Private Pool

                                                Onsite Services

                                                  • Daily Maid Service
                                                  • Staff


                                                      • marina
                                                      • bay/sound
                                                      • churches
                                                      • cinemas
                                                      • forests
                                                      • library
                                                      • live theater
                                                      • botanical garden
                                                      • museums
                                                      • playground
                                                      • recreation center
                                                      • restaurants
                                                      • synagogues
                                                      • winery tours

                                                        Leisure Activities

                                                          • gambling casinos
                                                          • horseback riding
                                                          • scenic drives
                                                          • sight seeing
                                                          • walking

                                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                                              • ATM/bank
                                                              • Babysitter
                                                              • fitness center
                                                              • groceries
                                                              • hospital
                                                              • laundromat
                                                              • massage therapist
                                                              • medical services

                                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                  • paragliding
                                                                  • cycling
                                                                  • golf
                                                                  • hiking
                                                                  • mountain biking
                                                                  • mountain climbing
                                                                  • mountaineering
                                                                  • fishing
                                                                  • roller blading
                                                                  • sailing
                                                                  • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                                  • surfing
                                                                  • swimming
                                                                  • tennis


                                                                      • We have 5 bedrooms all en suite.

                                                                        11 Reviews


                                                                        Latest reviews

                                                                        Great accommodation & location in Camps Bay

                                                                        Taloe W.

                                                                        Nice house, immaculately clean and perfect bedding(and I am full of nonsense). We were 10 people(all family) and had a ball. 1 minute to Camps Bay beach, 4 minutes to Clifton beaches.

                                                                        1 minute to supermarket and 10 min. to Cape Town Waterfront.

                                                                        I will come and stay again!!!! Cleaning staff worth their weight in gold!!!


                                                                        We had a wonderful stay in this villa, which was very well appointed and close to the beach and shop, whilst being secluded and private. The owners and the daily staff made us feel most welcome.

                                                                        Perfect Location in Camps Bay

                                                                        We arrived later in the evening to the villa after a long journey. We were very happy to be upgrated to a larger suite! The room was very clean and spacious with a lovely bathroom and outdoor sitting area. Our room overlooked the small yard and pool, which we took advantage of on a hot morning. There was also a fridge, dishes to prepare light breakfast or lunch. The best part was the location. The beach is a 1 min walk. There is a grocery store very close and many restaurants to choose from. We really enjoyed our short stay in Camps Bay and would reccomend this Villa to anyone!

                                                                        Wonderful location plus such lovely owners

                                                                        My wife and I stayed with our 2 daughters aged 8 and 5 and our parents. We found Shirley to be so lovely and accommodating. The villa was easily big enough with so many lovely en-suite bedrooms and kitchen facilities, and the main kitchen had every convenience you could wish for. Add in the great position, just 2 mins walk from the beach and Pick n Pay, some great Camps Bay weather and we had the most wonderful stay. Thank you.

                                                                        The Bayleaf, Camps Bay

                                                                        We rented the whole house for 2 weeks and definitely made the right choice for our first visit to Cape Town. The property is extremely well equipped and maintained to a very high standard. The location is perfect with easy access to the beach, bars and restaurants of Camps Bay and only a short and very scenic drive to the waterfront, table mountain, city centre etc. The garden is very private with great views and we always felt safe and secure. Off-street parking is an added bonus. Our only disappointment was that the pool was too cold to use during our stay but had the weather been warmer this would not have been a problem. Finally, what makes this property really special are the owners, Shirley and Keith. They are very friendly and attentive and are always happy to help with any problems or give advice if you are not familiar with the region.

                                                                        Relax at The Bayleaf

                                                                        BrianWinchester, England

                                                                        I and my cousin have stayed at The Bayleaf for 2/3 weeks pretty well every February/March for the last 10 years or so. I think that says it all.


                                                                        Camps Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

                                                                        Wonderful position.. Small pool and lovely mountain views. * Literally 1 minute (200 metres) from the beach, shops and restaurants in Camps Bay. * Sports facilities are all within a minute's walk and these include a bowling club, tennis and squash courts and a park. * 5 -10 minutes drive to the Cableway. * 15 - 20 minutes drive to City Centre, Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC), and The V&A Waterfront. * 10 - 15 minutes drive to Llandudno, Hout Bay and Chapmans Peak. * Only a 40 minute drive away from the Winelands of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek. * 20-30 minute drive to Kirstenbosch and the Constantia Wine Route. * Approximately 20 minutes drive from Cape Town International Airport. Tours and car-hire can be arranged with us at competitive rates. Other Activities: Bowls, squash

                                                                        Rates & Availability

                                                                        Additional information about rental rates

                                                                        RATES ARE NEGOTIABLE. PLEASE CHECK AS IT OFTEN DEPENDS ON THE NUMBER OF GUESTS STAYING AS WELL AS THE LENGTH OF STAY !!!!!! Depending on the length of stay and number of guests we can offer discounts. Please enquire.

                                                                        We require 50% deposit to secure the booking. The balance is due 1 month before arrival Cancellation Terms: Cancellation more than 3 months before arrival - full refund; Cancellation 2 - 3 months before arrival - 50% of deposit refunded; Cancellation 2 month to 6 weeks before arrival - no deposit refunded.

                                                                        11 Reviews
                                                                        Wonderful 4.9/5
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