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  • View towards the waterfall - upstairs balcony leading off bedrooms
    View towards the waterfall - upstairs balcony leading off bedrooms
    View towards the waterfall - upstairs balcony leading off bedrooms
    The Rectory, Simon's Town
    View from the upstairs bedrooms
    huge kitchen including sofa, french doors leading to outdoor area and sea view
    Bathroom with mountain views
    Property description
    Simon's Town
    Holiday Rental House – 
    6 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
    The Rectory is an historic arts and crafts house designed by Sir Herbert Baker (who designed parts of Oxford University, and New Delhi with Lutyens). The house is large, cool and minimalist, with wooden floors and shutters on the windows. It is designed in a way that is not overlooked and you have total privacy with the windows wide open - have your shower looking down over frigates, submarines and naval exercises, or lie in the huge original Edwardian bath looking up the mountain! The shutters are used to reduce the light and breeze whilst keeping the windows open. Some bedrooms open on to a balcony with magnificent sea and mountain views. The house is finished to a high standard, with a huge kitchen and butler's pantry. There are 3 reception rooms. Simon's town is is a hist... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Cooker
    • Dining Seats (10)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(5)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Living Room Seats (15)
    • Microwave
    • Ocean Views
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Shared Tennis Court
    • Shower Rooms (2)
    • Single Beds:(1)
    • Staffed Property
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Immaculate holiday home, not a hotel. Furnished with antiques, Persian carpets and South African art. High quality linen, high thread cotton and silk/down duvets in the bedrooms.
    Full time house keeper means you don't have to lift a finger.
    Come and live in this your house, have a rest and the holiday of a life time.
    Listing #HL241835 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Christmas period... 1 Nov 2014 13 Feb 2015 7 nights
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Rates include: electricity, water, full time cleaning and bedrooms maintained, ironed laundry returned to rooms and wifii. There are no extra costs.

    For smaller groups, we would still love to have you so please contact us!

    Payment can be via EFT (electronic funds transfer) to Absa Bank SA (part of the Barclays group), BACS transfer to Natwest UK or Paypal. Please see our website for booking terms and conditions.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Cape Town International: 40.0 km
    Railway: Simon's Town metro: 0.4 km
    Just 45 minutes from Cape Town International Airport: the car hire companies are all represented at the airport and cost about £20/day.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.4 km.
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 23 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

Everything the owner Sarah says about her house The Rectory is absolutely true. This is a stunning home of manor-house proportions: six bedrooms, at least three bathrooms (but I'm sure there were more!) a kitchen so large you could fit a snooker table in it (there isn't one, but you could put one in there) and best of all, a... more

London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 15 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012

A beautiful house which felt more like your own luxurious home that came with the wonderful care of houseman Witness. We thoroughly enjoyed home to a clean and tidy house. Witness was wonderfully discreet and at the same time attentive. We all enjoyed being able to walk down into Simonstown for a coffee, lunch or dinner. Boulders with its penguins... more

Management response:

I really hoped you ended your run with a refreshing swim in the sea, with the sun coming up. Awesome. It is like your very own scene from 'The Blue Planet'. This season we swam with penguins, cormorants flying overhead out to their fishing grounds, wild dolphins and the very rare Cape Otter. I love Simon's Town and feel very... more

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 11 January 2013 for a stay in November 2012

Witness, our host, is an absolute legend. He was friendly and always happy to clean up after us. Beautiful family home. A bit pricy but all in all a great holiday. more

Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind words about our beautiful house and our Houseman. Witness is indeed a legend; he is Jeeves-like in the way he shimmies about unobtrusively whilst seeming to anticipate what you want, and getting your laundry back into your room at the end of the day. I am proud to say The Rectory is actually... more

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Listed since : Jul 2012
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