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Birdsong Cottage, Hermanus

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Birdsong stunning view
Birdsong Cottage
View of the house and lake looking down from the mountain
Living Area
Main bedroom with bathroom  en-suite
Sunny Second bedroom with views
Third Bedroom
Sparkling family bathroom - newly renovated
Dining area and the outside area at the back
Eating area under the Milkwoods
Sunset from the Verandah
The pan filled with flamingoes. Taken from verandah
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Hermanus, Overberg District, Western Cape
Birdsong Cottage lies nestled in a grove of Milkwood trees, overlooking the Vermont Saltpan, which is a bird sanctuary. This four bedroomed, three bathroomed house is fully equipped for eight people. It is an ideal location for nature lovers wanting to relax away from the bustle of the city.

The house has a fully-equipped kitchen, and spacious dining and lounge areas. The living area has a French stove which makes the house really cozy on those chilly evenings. The large verandah at the front of the house has a built-in barbeque and offers spectacular views across the water, towards the mountains. This is an ideal bird watching spot. A grove of Milkwood trees at the back offers a cool place to shelter on those hot summer days.

The house is a short stroll from the ocean tidal pool and a path that follows the coast in both directions...
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About the owner, Gwendalyn Z
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

The cottage is exactly as it is in the pictures. The welcome was warm, the place spotless and the view perfect. It was a very comfortable place for 8 people. The only irritation, which is really as a result of being on water, are the flying insects at dusk - but the nets over the beds are effective. It is... more

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We would welcome you back anytime. Next time the water is bound to further away and nearer it's normal height. A winter with heavy rains brought it up nearer the house than normal. These little midges luckily don't bite. more

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 22 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

My wife and I took our son to Birdsong for a weekend and had a fantastic time. Unfortunately the weather was not in our favor but that did not change our opinion of the place. We will definitely return someday. more

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It is so lovely to have people come and stay in our house who really appreciate all it offers. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and would welcome you back anytime. more

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 29 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We used Birdsong cottage as our base for our visit to Hermanus. The cottage is situated about 8km out of Hermanus in the suburb of Vermont. Large and very well equipped, the cottage sits in nice grounds with a very large lake to the rear. The owner Lyn was prompt to answer and queries we had and supplied all the... more

  • Balcony
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
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30 Apr 2016
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2 nights
1 May 2016 -
15 Sep 2016
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15 Dec 2016
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Airport: Cape Town International Airport: 0.0 km
S 34 degrees 24 minutes 41.8 seconds
E 19 degrees 09 minutes 42.8 seconds
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