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Situated in the Constantia Valley bordering the world famous G. C. vineyards

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Space 5,381 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

Direct access to the world famous Groot Constantia Vineyards

This serene, peaceful and beautiful Villa will satisfy the needs of any holiday maker. If you are seeking the perfect spot for a family vacation in Cape Town, Groot Constantia Villa offers more than a home-away-from-home experience. The Villa is perfectly positioned to experience breath - taking scenery, as well as enjoy all that Cape Town has to offer its visitors.

Situated in the heart of Constantia valley, bordered by the world famous Groot Constantia Vineyards, the Villa is with no doubt set in one of the most exclusive locations in South Africa. The Villa offers direct access to the Groot Constantia Vineyards which is South Africa's oldest best known wine estate , as well as one of Cape Town's Big 7 tourism icons and one of the most visited tourist attractions. Here one can go for leisurely walks and is conveniently close to all Cape Town’s major attractions, shops and restaurants.

Free wine tasting and cellar tour for our guests.

This beautiful home accommodates various different needs: A luxurious tranquil formal lounge with fire place for relaxing. A spacious entertainment room with sit-in-bar, pool table and large television screen with a home theatre system that opens onto the solar heated salt water swimming pool, with safety net, at the foot of a large gazebo equipped with a wood burning pizza oven and braai/barbecue facilities with sound system.

Guaranteeing a home-away-from-home experience, making the Villa the first choice for any visitor to Cape Town who seeks a truly luxurious and tranquil holiday

More Details

Owner
Dennis Farelo
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, portuguese, Afrikaans
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

Why Dennis Farelo chose Western Cape

The Villa is perfectly positioned to experience breathtaking scenery, as well as enjoy all that Cape Town has to offer.

Direct access to the world famous Groot Constantia Vineyards and centrally positioned to wine estates, shopping, golf, beaches, Cape Town city bowl / Table Mountain, and V&A Waterfront.

Amenities

Constantia Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 5381 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Main ensuite - King size
    2nd Main ensuite - king size
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , can request a double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , can request a double bed
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The villa is not suitable for parties or events.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Situated in the Constantia Valley bordering the world famous G. C. vineyards
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5

Perfect, relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 people ranging between the ages of 9 and 76 stayed at Groot Constantia Villa for 2 weeks in December 2016. On our arrival, we were greeted by Dennis who gave us a tour of the house and provided us with all the information we needed to ensure we had a safe and comfortable stay.

The house itself is amazing, and we didn’t want for anything. We spent most of our time at the house around the pool and in the entertainment area. The kitchen is very well equipped, although most of our cooking was done outside in the braai area. The beds are all very comfortable and the bed linen was changed regularly by the hardworking and attentive staff.

We visited the Groot Constantia Vineyard several times and also enjoyed taking walks to the bars and restaurants a short walk away. The Constantia Village is nearby with a Woolworths Food, Pick n Pay, Clicks, etc. Constantia itself is very central and within easy access to the amazing attractions Cape Town has to offer.

I would like to give a special mention to Magdalena, our lovely housekeeper. She worked very hard making sure the house was kept clean, bed linen changed and she always had a smile on her face. She is so warm and friendly and I really enjoyed our chats in the kitchen. She always made me laugh and I grew very fond of her.

It was very hard to leave the beautiful villa on our return to the UK and I miss Cape Town terribly. We are already planning our next trip and will certainly try to stay at the Groot Constantia Villa again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

What an amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

I'd been corresponding with Dennis, the owner of the property, for about 9 months and found him extremely helpful and quick with his replies. That's always a great start.

When we arrived we were all bowled over by the attention to detail of Dennis and his wonderful staff who run the house. They couldn't do enough to help us with anything we needed but also leaving us to enjoy the house in peace.

What can I say about the house ... it's stunning and is, in my opinion, in the best location possible. Where else are you given a key to let yourself into the vineyards of the oldest wine estate in the country? Here you can walk through the vines for wine tasting and wonderful restaurants.

The pool, the garden, the braai area where all fantastic and the interior of the house was very spacious, light and bright.

The security was first class and we all felt completely safe and secure there.

Dennis and Elizabeth, thanks you so much for making such a wonderful base for us while on our Cape Town adventure! If you can book this house, don't hesitate. We will be back :-)

Dave, Frances, Tracey, Dean and Claudette

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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5

Ein Traumhaftes Anwesen für einen genialen Urlaub!

  • 5 of 5

Das Ferienhaus ist genauso gut, wenn nicht noch besser, als es beschrieben ist. Wir hatten mit 10 Personen einen traumhaften Urlaub in diesem Ferienobjekt. Constantia war für uns der schönste Stadtteil von Kapstadt and alle Sehenswürdigkeiten sowie Kapstadt selbst sind von dort aus schnell mit dem Auto erreichbar. Die Vermieter sind jederzeit zur Stelle, wenn Fragen sind oder Hilfe benötigt wird. Die Angestellten von Dennis verwöhnen einen wo sie nur können und sind alle reizend. Es gab einfach nichts, was wir in diesem "Ferienpalast" bemängeln konnten. Das Haus ist sehr weitläufig und auch mit 10 Erwachsenen ist für alle genug Platz. Der Außenbereich ist wunderschön, sehr gepflegt und groß. Die Terrasse mit Grill und Pizzaofen ist genial. Wir haben den Aufenthalt dort sehr genossen und werden bestimmt nicht das letzte Mal dort gewesen sein.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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5

Groot Constantia Villa

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous accommodation with friendly hosts and staff who couldn't do enough to make our stay special, would highly recommend it to family and friends

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Perfect stay in wonderful villa

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Groot Constantia Villa for a week with 8 adults and one toddler. The villa was perfect for us: it had everything we could wish with excellent facilities (including a private pool, sunbeds, bbq, wifi) and is situated in a beautiful area right next to the Great Constantia wineries. The house is very large and luxurious (easily sleeps 10 adults), and cleaned daily by the friendly staff. Dennis (the owner) gave us a lot of tips and was very helpful. When we said we were bringing a 1 year old he bought a cot and toddler dining chair.

We highly recommend this villa!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Excellent and really comfortable Villa

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for seven nights. We were warmly welcomed by Dennis and introduced to Magdalena and the other staff, were shown round and given useful local information. The famous lemon drizzle cake awaited us and was delicious. The house is beautifully furnished and extremely comfortable. Certainly some of the furnishings and fittings are twenty years old, but everything worked and all were excellent quality and tasteful. The kitchen had every device you could wish for, and the master bedroom and bathroom were fabulous. The villa is in a beautiful and safe location, with very private garden and pool, and lovely views from all the balconies.. The staff were friendly and efficient. There are so many good restaurants nearby, particularly at some of the vineyards and excellent shops at Constantia Village. We couldn't have asked for more.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Cape Town International Airport
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
V&A Waterfront
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Steenberg Golf Estate
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Greens Restaurant
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Camps Bay
Car: recommended

Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa, and the largest in land area, forming part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality. The city is famous for its harbor as well as its natural setting in the Cape floral kingdom, including such well-known landmarks as Table Mountain and Cape Point as well as Robben Island – the island were former president Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years.

The Villa is situated half way between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. It is approximately a short scenic drive to the Atlantic Seaboard beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay or the False Bay beaches of Muizenberg, St James and Fish Hoek.

Boulders beach in Simonstown is home to the famous Jackass Penguins and is situated near the Cape Of Good Hope where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet.

A scenic day tour of the Peninsula would incorporate all the above places in addition to the Chapmans Peak Drive with its spectacular views.

The city bowl and the V&A Waterfront is within easy reach and city tours can be arranged to all the famous landmarks.

The Villa’s central location allows easy access to all surrounding attractions:

Designer Shopping Mall (Constantia Village) 3 minutes.

The Constantia Wine route - 5 minutes.

Golf Courses: Steenberg, Royal Cape and Westlake - 10 minutes. Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens - 10 minutes.

Newlands Rugby and Cricket Stadiums - 10 minutes.

Sailing and Canoeing: Sandvlei and Zeekoevlei River - 10 minutes.

Beaches: False Bay and the Atlantic - 15 minutes.

Cape Town Central and the V&A Waterfront - 15 minutes.

The Table Mountain National Park and Cableway - 15 minutes.

Rondevlei Bird Sanctuary - 15 minutes. Hout Bay Fishing Harbour and Beach -15 minutes. Chapmans Peak scenic drive - 15 minutes. Kalk Bay (for its harbor and art and craft shops) - 20 minutes. Simonstown (historical naval town) - 30 minutes. Boulders’ Beach penguins - 30 minutes. Cape Point Nature Reserve - 40 minutes.

Restaurants – Many in the top 100 Restaurant Guide

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $746.47

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund