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Constantia River Cottage: Amazing Views. Explore the Vineyards. Hidden Paradise.

 Paradise in the Constantia Winelands.   Mountain streams & owls. Fresh spring water on the Estate.
5 reviews
Paradise in the Constantia Winelands.   Mountain streams & owls. Fresh spring water on the Estate.
Unique Water Oasis in the heart of the Constantia Wine lands
Modern and cosy lounge leading to Nature's Balcony
Warm open wood fireplace  Ideal for winter
Cosy lounge with lovely wood burning fire place
Fully equipped modern kitchen.   It has everything
Main bedroom with en suite bathroom etc
Master bedroom with forest view and en suite bathroom    Hear the sounds of the whispering stream
Plenty of cupboard space
en suite bathroom with hot tub - master bedroom
Enjoy breakfast on Nature's Balcony.   The sunrises and sunsets are magnificent
Crystal clear and inviting swimming pool
Our secluded and private pool   Tranquillity in Nature
Welcome to our magnificent Estate on Rhodes Drive.
Meander through our lovely hydrangea garden
The beautiful natural mountain stream flows through the Estate
Aerial view of the Estate  Constantia River Cottage is circled
Chloe - our friendly Ridgeback.    She loves all the guests
Sammy and Sally our resident tortoises
Resident Owls -enjoy their calls in the evenings
Our neighbours vineyards. Constantia Wine Route
Views of the Constantia Valley Vineyards
Nature's Balcony on a summer day
A hidden gem   Guest enjoying the sunshine on Nature's Balcony
Autumn vineyards   Views from our Estate
Our neighbours vineyards
Visit Kirstenbosch Gardens a few kilometres from us
Enjoy hiking on the mountain trails.   A few kilometres from our Estate
Hout Bay and Chapmans Peak Drive - 10 minutes from our Estate
King protea at Kirstenbosch Garden   Five minutes from our Estate
The Atlantic coastline    Spectacular drive
The Constantia Vineyards
Constantia River Cottage   It is Unique in Nature
Comfortable and chic dining area   Warm up next to the cosy fireplace (in winter)
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Constantia, Western Cape
Luxury Villa with own fresh spring water supply.
Enjoy the most spectacular views of the Constantia Valley Vineyards
Set on an eight acre privately owned Estate in the heart of the Constantia Winelands and nestling on the slopes of Table Mountain National Park:
Experience the peace and harmony of nature, the restful sounds of a whispering natural mountain stream.
Relax around the most gorgeous crystal clear swimming pool set in a lovely serene area of the Estate
Listen to the calls of the resident owls. Meet the resident tortoises:
Clean linen washed in fresh water on the Estate
Conveniently located close to Kirstenbosch, Shopping Centres and Restaurants.

The space

Tranquility in a Spring Water Oasis
Constantia River Cottage is a perfect get away from it all:
Luxury Accommodation in a magnificent natural setting:
Relax around the swimm...
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Listing #HL8404084
About the Owner
Shirley d
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We would like to know your estimated time of arrival so that we can be ready and available to welcome you and hand over the keys and show you our lovely Oasis in the Constantia Valley. We will gladly assist and support our guests in every way possible so to make your stay as pleasant as possible We have suggestions on some of the surrounding attractions, wine farms and hiking trails etc, together with a selection of maps so to help you navigate your way around whilst exploring the Constantia Valley.
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

I had the most lovely and relaxing stay in this cottage, with spectacular views over to Constantia Glen. Really well located just off Rhodes Drive for all the Constantia Wine Farms, their restaurants and just a few kilometres from the historic Kirstenbosch Gardens. Easy access...More

Thank Rhiannon J
Management response:Responded 4 February 2018

Thank you Rhiannon for this superb review. You arrived as a guest and left as a friend and we so enjoyed having you staying with us. Chloe so enjoyed her morning visits and treats. So glad you were able to relax and enjoy the surrounds...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Well equipped and very comfortable accommodation close to many of Cape Town's attractions. A car is needed, but that is true of most areas if you wish to see the sights around. The owner is welcoming and very helpful. We all thoroughly enjoyed our three...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 4 February 2018

Thank you Celia and William for your great review. So enjoyed meeting you both and what fun we had together, especially discovering the Gingko trees hidden away in the garden. So look forward to seeing you again next year. Shirley and the Team

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful stay here. Perfect host and great surroundings. Love to be back...thanks for sensational days

Thank Marion G
Management response:Responded 29 January 2018

Hi Marion Thank you for your great review It was great meeting you all and we so enjoyed having you staying with us. We would love to welcome you back anytime. Hope to see you next year Shirley and the Team

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Not suitable for travellers who are unable to climb approximately 25 gentle steps leading to Constantia River Cottage No parties allowed. No additional guests Children, please...
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    1 Twin
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 3 nights
1 May 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
low season
3 nights
1 Nov 2018 -
30 Apr 2019
3 nights
  • Damage Deposit: £100 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: £15 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
We are situated in the heart of the Constantia Valley Winelands, neighbouring and overlooking some of the famous vineyards.
Wine Estate such as Constantia Glen, Beau Constantia, Groot Constantia are know for their excellent restaurants and wine tastings.
Getting around
We would recommend to hire a vehicle on arrival at the Airport.
Alternatively, to order an Uber.
It is certainly recommended to have access to transport during your stay with us.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cape Town International Airport: 25.0 km
Railway: Wynberg: 7.0 km
Cape Town International Airport - about 25km
We are very easy to find and are located on Google Maps under Constantia River Lodge - Rhodes Drive - Constantia.
We are approximately 2km from Constantia Nek ( driving towards Kirstenbosch Gardens)
Our GPS co ordinates are as follows:
34.0081 S 18.4156.E
1. Drive past Kirstenbosch Gardens (on your right) at the T Junction Turn RIGHT - Towards Constantia Nek/ Hout Bay.
2. Go uphill (there is a pedestrian crossing at the top on the turn) You are now on Rhodes Drive.
3. Follow the down hill through all the turns for approximately 3 kms past Cecila Forest (on your right) until you see a sign (Southern Cross Drive - on your left.
4. We are located approximately 20m beyond Southern Cross Drive Stay on RHODES DRIVE.
5. You will see a large Si...
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
Nearby cities
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