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Pentrich Retreat

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Pentrich Retreat is a 3 bedroom family home on the slopes of St James, Cape Town. You can feel the authentic heritage of the area in this home, while soaking in the stunning views of the Indian Ocean. There is a large living room with a dining area, seating area and wood burning fireplace. Next to the living area is a TV room with a selection of DSTV and an extensive library of books. The kitchen has all the facilities you need for a comfortable holiday, including a dishwasher and a large pantry for your groceries. The laundry has a washing machine and tumble dryer and is situated under the house. There are two bedrooms downstairs. The first has a single bed, with a pull out bed underneath it and built in cupboards, and the second has bunk beds. This room also has a work area, built in cup...Pentrich Retreat is a 3 bedroom family home on the slopes of St James, Cape Town. You can feel the authentic heritage of the area in this home, while soaking in the stunning views of the Indian Ocean. There is a large living room with a dining area, seating area and wood burning fireplace. Next to the living area is a TV room with a selection of DSTV and an extensive library of books. The kitchen has all the facilities you need for a comfortable holiday, including a dishwasher and a large pantry for your groceries. The laundry has a washing machine and tumble dryer and is situated under the house. There are two bedrooms downstairs. The first has a single bed, with a pull out bed underneath it and built in cupboards, and the second has bunk beds. This room also has a work area, built in cupboards and beautiful views. The two downstairs bedrooms share a large bathroom which has a shower over the bath. Enjoy stunning views while brushing your teeth! Up the winding wooden staircase is the Master Bedroom. This bedroom is very large and boasts a window seat that is ideal for reading while enjoying the views. The bedroom also has a dressing table, en-suite bathroom with a shower and a double bed. A sliding door opens up onto a large wooden deck, with outdoor furniture, allowing you to sit and soak up the beauty of the natural surroundings, mountain and sea views, whilst eating or simply relaxing. This family home is geared for kids, with a trampoline in the garden and being in walking distance to the beach. There is WiFi throughout. Please note, a cat lives here. More
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About the Owner
Jenni H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2015
Interaction with guests
Once we have handed over keys and gone through the House Manual, the guests will be left to their own privacy. However, someone will be just a short call away should they need anything.
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Trampoline
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Just a little further on from Cape Town’s well-known Muizenberg beach is St James. Home to a cluster of well-known and oft-photographed bathing boxes on the beach, St James is a picturesque area that offers beachgoers respite from the westerly wind. St James is one of Cape Town’s smaller suburbs, yet it has a rich history. Thanks to a publication put together by St James historian, Michael Walker, the history of some of the original homesteads built between Muizenberg and St James in 1883 has been recorded. From St James towards Muizenberg, a number of gracious stone houses still remain as testament to a wealthy colonial past when the main road was commonly known as “Millionaire’s Mile”. During the late 19th century, homes were constructed
Getting around
I recommend that you get a rental car. However, if you prefer not to, Uber is a good choice, as they're efficient and cost effective. Although there is a train running from Cape Town through St James, to Simonstown, I would only use it with care and definitely only during the day.
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