Your Self-Catering Home from Home 300 M from Spectacular Blaauwberg Beaches(20 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-5 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cosy, well-equipped self-catering holiday home. Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
Sleeps 4 in 2 separate bedrooms. Main bedroom (with queen-size double bed, high-definition satellite TV) opens onto a private enclosed patio. Second bedroom with two single beds
One bathroom with bath/shower combo, washbasin & toilet
Lounge/dining-room with satellite TV & DVD opens onto private enclosed outdoor patio with built-in barbecue.
Open-plan kitchen, fully equipped with cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils, fridge/freezer, microwave, 4-plate electric stove & oven, dishwasher & Britta water purifier
Lock-up single garage with washing machine & dryer
All linen, towels and beach towels supplied.
Dining: Bliss Cottage is a self-catering establishment. However, you'll find a wide variety of bars and restaurants within a 1-10 km radius, including the ever-popular local hang-out Doodles, 200 m down the road (breakfast/lunch/dinner/drinks). Other dining in the area includes MOYO, a true African experience at Eden on the Bay (3 km). Here you will also find a wide array of breakfast and dining options with ocean views including Ciao Baby Cucina (Italian) and Cafe Sofia Beach Bar. All along Marine Drive (2-3 km from the front door) are a number of dining options and bars with great ocean and mountain views, including Primi Blue and Col-cacchios (really good pizzas), News Cafe, Ocean Basket and the excellent Blowfish Restaurant at Dolphin Beach Hotel (really good sushi and fresh fish). Toward Bloubergstrand is Ons Huisie (traditional food) and On The Rocks (seafood).
Public Transport: Catch the efficient and frequent My CiTi bus service at the Shell Road feeder station 400m from the front door. This means you can get to and from the airport without a vehicle (depending on luggage), enjoy a stress-free ride to the city centre, the Gardens & the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront where a myriad of tourist and sight-seeing opportunities are on offer. At the V&A you can also catch the ever popular City Hop-on, Hop-off double-decker open-top sightseeing bus - the easy, fun way to explore the city and Peninsula sights including Table Mountain Cable Car, Kirstenbosch Gardens and Cape Point Nature Reserve.
A number of reliable taxi services are on offer as well as a variety of car rental services.
Entertainment: Within a radius of 1-10 km you'll find a wide variety of bars, restaurants, shopping malls, cinemas, a very well-equipped Virgin Active gym as well as two links golf courses. The beach front is a year-round hotspot for jogging, cycling, roller-blading, and kite-surfing. On nearby Rietvlei nature reserve you can windsurf and water-ski, while the many beaches in the vicinity are a favourite hangout for local surfers. Mountain-biking and hiking are available at Koeberg Nature Reserve where you can spot Springbok, Eland, Zebra, Bontebok, Blesbok, angulated tortoises and even the odd Cape Cobra, to name but a few. Blaauwberg is also the gateway to the Cape West Coast where the annual flower season in Spring (August to October) remains one of nature's most magnificent displays of beauty. Between August and November you may even spot whales playing in the bay.
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Member since: 2011
- 80 m²
- Max. occupancy 4
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- The main bedroom at Bliss Cottage opens onto a private, enclosed patio and has one queen-size double bed, a high-definition flat-screen satellite TV, hair-dryer, electronic safe for valuables, iron & ironing board and wall-mounted heater. All linen (sheets, duvet and extra blanket), electric blanket (winter only), towels and beach towels supplied, plus lots of hangers in ample cupboards. The second bedroom is furnished with two single beds. All linen (sheets and duvets and extra blankets), electric blankets (winter only), towels and beach towels supplied as well as ample hangers in two cupboards....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Basic Soaps
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Parking Off Street:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
Dishes & Utensils:
At least 6 of everything including dinner and side plates, egg-cups, cups & saucers, teapot, coffee mugs, sugar bowl, salt & pepper shakers, ovenproof dishes, salad and mixing bowls, glasses, etc...moreless
- Pantry Items:
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
High Season 2017
Feb 1 - Apr 30, 2017
4 night min stay
Bargain Season 2017
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2017
4 night min stay
Peak Season 2017/18
Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Final Cleaning Fee $38.76
If cancelled up to 60 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged; up to 30 days before date of arrival, 30 percent of the total reservation fee will be charged; up to 15 days before date of arrival, 50 percent of the total reservation fee will be charged; If cancelled or modified later than 15 days or in case of no-show, 100 percent of fee will be charged.
Bliss Cottage is a self-catering establishment, and is NOT serviced daily.
For occupation of 6 days or longer, a complimentary linen and towel change and cleaning service will be given every 5 days.
Additional cleaning/washing/ironing service is available at R300 per day (to be organised in advance).
Final cleaning fee of R500
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Bliss Cottage is situated in the Blaauwberg Region, 19 km north of Cape Town. Only 300 m from the front door, you can enjoy the sandy white beaches of the Blaauwberg Coast which arguably offers the most spectacular views of Table Mountain across Table Bay as well as Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela and many other political prisoners were incarcerated. Things to see & do include: Kite-surfing & wind-surfing at a variety of local surfing spots, including Blaauwberg and Big Bay, close by; Easy access to city, Table Mountain, Winelands & west coast flowers (in season); Wide variety of restaurants within 500m – 2 km; Links golf at Atlantic Beach or Milnerton Golf course;
Virgin Active Gym 5 min away; Bird-watching, sailing, water-skiing, wind-surfing, stand-up paddling and fishing at Rietvlei nature reserve; Milnerton Waterpark 5 min away; Quick access to shopping malls, cinema complexes and theatres, including V&A Waterfront, Canal Walk, Grand West Casino & Artscape theatre complex; visitors information centre 2 km away.
Other Activities: kite-surfing, Virgin Active Gym, bird-watching, surfing, golf, stand-up paddling, beachfront jogging, dedicated cycle paths
Golf: Bliss Cottage is situated close to two links golf courses, ie Milnerton Golf Course (8.5 km) and Atlantic Beach (10 km). Other golfing opportunities abound on courses in and around Cape Town and the Cape Winelands with 20 golf courses within a 8 - 60 km radius from Bliss Cottage. These include Royal Cape, King David, Rondebosch, Steenberg, Durbanville, Mowbray, The River Club, Westlake, Clovelly, Simon's Town, Boschenmeer, De Zalze, Devonvale, Stellenbosch, Erinvale, Somerset West and Pearl Valley.
Public Transport: Shell Road feeder station of MyCiti Bus Service 500 m from door. Connects with Cape Town city center, V&A Waterfront, Canal Walk, Melkbosstrand, Gardens, Sea Point, Hout Bay and Cape Town international airport.
Kite-boarding, Wind-surfing and Surfing schools within 5 km. Blaauwberg is a world-renowned kite-boarding destination attracting champion boarders from every corner of the globe.
Adventure activities: Paragliding from Signal Hill, Shark Diving, Skydiving, Rafting, Quad Biking and Sandboarding can be arranged on request.
Hiking and Mountain-biking: Easy access to numerous hiking and mountain bike trails, including Koeberg Nature Reserve where you can walk or ride among Zebra, Angulated Tortoises, Grysbok, Steenbok, Springbok, Bontebok and the impressive Eland and spot many bird species, including the African Fish Eagle and the Cape Penduline Tit.
Year Purchased: 2004
Why West Beach, Cape Town, South Africa:
Although I live nearby myself, it always makes me feel as if I am on holiday when I drive along the beachfront of Table View and Bloubergstrand on my way to Bliss Cottage. Why? There are kite-boarders or stand-up paddlers dotting the bay (depending on the wind), people sitting at beach-side cafe's and restaurants enjoying the view of the sea and Table Mountain, kids queueing for ice-cream, travelers bargaining for beautiful African wood carvings from local vendors, people jogging, roller-blading or cycling... the list goes on. Bliss Cottage is just one street up from all this sea-side fun, tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac. Open the front door and you will immediately feel the home-from-home vibe. Especially when you relax in the leafy privately enclosed courtyard while a delicious lamb chops sizzle on the built-in barbeque.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Close to the beach, but away from the traffic noise. Your own, free-standing holiday house with ample parking and beautiful flow from the house into the courtyard garden. Very well-appointed with everything you need for a fuss-free self-catering holiday.
- Primary: +0027 823264827 Anytime between 09h00 and 22h00 RSA time
- Tertiary: +27 215523310 After hours number, ie from 19h00 0 22h00
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Master bedroom flows onto private courtyard
Bliss Cottage main bedroom
The twin bedroom at Bliss Cottage
The lounge/dining area flows out onto the courtyard garden
Bathroom with over-bath shower, toilet and handbasin
Strolling on the beach 500 m from the front door
The courtyard at Bliss Cottage is a haven of peace and privacy
Well-equipped galley kitchen
Enjoy fuss-free self-catering with oven and hob, microwave and a dishwasher
Bliss Cottage private enclosed patio
Glorious meals in your own private leafy courtyard
The main bedroom opens up onto the private garden courtyard
Lounge/dining area at Bliss Cottage
Bliss Cottage lounge dining area into kitchen
Enjoy the super barbeque - day and night
Lounge/dining area flows through to kitchen and courtyard
Bliss Cottage bathroom with bath/shower combo, washbasin and toilet
Bliss Cottage kitchen is well-equipped for fuss-free holidaying
Kitchen flows into lounge/dining room
Blouberg Bliss Cottage - street view with lock-up garage
Kite-surfing in the bay
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