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Ailsworth Courtyard Cottage - Great for Touring

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Ailsworth Cottages are in a perfect location for touring Cape Town - 15 - 30 minutes from 'everywhere'. Ailsworth Courtyard Cottage: our self catering cottage, was finished in June 2016 and redecorated in Dec 2018 - a comfortable, cosy and welcoming little sanctuary. + Queen bed + Comfortable sleeper couch for 1 ADULT or 2 children + Secure parking and a private courtyard patio & access to our BBQ, + Secure, free onsite parking + Tea, coffee, milk, sugar, salt & pepper to get you started + Full DSTV / Cable TV premium package + Free fiber Wifi + Very well equipped for self catering - a home away from home + Cosy in winter with panel wall heaters & electric blankets + Cool in summer - leave the french door open with the security door closed + Serviced weekly, we provide...Ailsworth Cottages are in a perfect location for touring Cape Town - 15 - 30 minutes from 'everywhere'. Ailsworth Courtyard Cottage: our self catering cottage, was finished in June 2016 and redecorated in Dec 2018 - a comfortable, cosy and welcoming little sanctuary. + Queen bed + Comfortable sleeper couch for 1 ADULT or 2 children + Secure parking and a private courtyard patio & access to our BBQ, + Secure, free onsite parking + Tea, coffee, milk, sugar, salt & pepper to get you started + Full DSTV / Cable TV premium package + Free fiber Wifi + Very well equipped for self catering - a home away from home + Cosy in winter with panel wall heaters & electric blankets + Cool in summer - leave the french door open with the security door closed + Serviced weekly, we provide you with picnic gear, swimming towels, an umbrella and everything you need to self cater and explore the Cape. + Perfect for business, solo, family and travelling guests. + We have two friendly mature Labrador X dogs. We ask our guests to discourage them from going into the cottage. IMPORTANT: Cape Town has a severe water shortage but we have managed well within the restriction with the help of our guests. We ask you to be responsible and stay within the city's water limits and restrictions too. More
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About the Owner
Janet L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2016
Interaction with guests
We are happy to meet your needs and will be available to provide guidance on what to see and where to go as required. We live on the same property so will welcome you and ensure you are settled in. We provide many leaflets, maps, hiking guides, restaurant guides and recommendations in the cottage. We also have a list of things that local Capetonians like to do in the city, which many tourists would not experience. We also have some good ideas on what to do with children in the city, romantic spots for a drink and can lend you a picnic set for your days out. It really is up to you ...
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Reviewed 4 April 2019

Our second visit to Aylesworth Cottage. Brilliant location. Great facilities locally and easy access to Waterfront, winelands and other tourist attractions. Cottage very comfortable, outside bbq and pool amazing. Janet and Andrew very welcoming and Gift will do anything for you. Can't recommend this highly...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Lynne J
Dreamer758306, VR Owner at Ailsworth Courtyard Cottage - Great for Touring, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2019

Thanks for the fabulous review. It was lovely to welcome you back and we hope to see you again on your next trip. You were such excellent guests and the two dogs were bereft when you left.

Reviewed 27 March 2019

This was out second time staying with Janet and Andrew. They always make us feel right at home. And the location is so convenient with shops and a few restaurants a short walk away. We'll be back again for sure!

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Sherpa12964069583
Dreamer758306, VR Owner at Ailsworth Courtyard Cottage - Great for Touring, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2019

Thanks John. We are so happy to have you stay with us, you are perfect guests! We hope to see you again for the cycle tour in 2020.

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Reviewed 3 January 2019

An superb self catering B&B in the heart of Pinelands. Jane and Andrew (the owners) and Gift (their assistant) went out of their way to ensure that my husband, my parents and I felt right at home from the moment we arrived. We stayed in...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Amy W
Dreamer758306, VR Owner at Ailsworth Courtyard Cottage - Great for Touring, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

Dear Amy. Thanks for the great review, it is always pleasing when our guests love our place. You were all such great guests and we would be delighted to welcome you back. Hope 2019 is a great year for all of you!

Reviewed 23 February 2018

It was our 1st time in CT, and Andrew and Janet are the best. Beautiful house and cottages, very clean and peaceful place. During the "negotiations" to rent, they give you all the information regarding the places to visit, eat, play with the kids, beach...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank anairgourgel
Management response:Responded 26 February 2018

What a lovely family - we so enjoyed sharing our beautiful city with Natacha and her family. The made the best of our location with touring the city and the kids liked having the pool and garden to come back to after a busy day....More

Reviewed 14 February 2018

Another B&B found the facility for me. Clean and well furnished apartment. Friendly and very helpful hosts.

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank dupreezthys
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Safe
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
TV
Microwave
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Pinelands is a 'Garden City' established in the early 1940's on Uitvlugt Forest land, based on the progressive principles of Ebenezer Howard, who's work lead to the creation of similar Garden Cities in the UK. It's characterised by large plots, gracious houses - many of which have thatched roofs; wide roads and pavements and many parks and play areas. There are running routes, walking & sports areas. Ailsworth house is next to two large sportsfields which are used by the cricket, hockey & running clubs and local community. It is a tranquil, pretty base from which to enjoy your time in Cape Town.
Getting around
Taxis & Ubers are an inexpensive option for getting round the city from Pinelands. An Uber fare into the City costs R100 - R120 depending on the time of day (early hours of the morning is more than this). There is no public transport covering the city of Cape Town. A modern city-wide bus service is in the process of being built. About 50% of our guests hire cars and the rest use Taxi's and Ubers, with many doing a combination of the two. Cape Town is an easy city to drive in and guests from Europe and the USA get to grips with rental cars very fast. Andrew has a passenger carrying licence and we are able to offer airport transfers - please contact us for prices and arrangements.
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