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Birdsong, Hermanus

Birdsong veranda - stunning view
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24 reviews
Birdsong veranda - stunning view
Birdsong Cottage
View of the house and lake looking down from the mountain
Living Area
Sunny Second bedroom with views
Third Bedroom upstairs
Sparkling family bathroom - newly renovated
Eating area under the Milkwoods
Dining area and the outside area at the back
Sunset from the Verandah
The pan filled with flamingos. Taken from verandah
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3rd Bedroom
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3rd Bedroom
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Loft with singles beds and bathroom
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Upstairs Bathroom
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Upstairs bathroom
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Open plan Dining, lounge and kitchen
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Sitting room
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Sitting room and windows onto Pan showing wood burning stove and TV
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Well equipped kitchen
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From kitchen thro to Living Area
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Kitchen looking out to back garden
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Main bedroom
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Kitchen appliances
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Bathroom No 2
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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Hermanus, Overstrand, Overberg District, Western Cape
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Excellent - based on 24 reviews
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2017 for a stay in September 2017

This really is a fantastic spot, that we love going back to. Sitting on the porch enjoying the birds, mountain and sunset in the evening. And heading off to the wonderful Onrus beach in the morning with the kids.

Western Cape, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

We were a group of 8 birders sharing this delightful cottage. Plenty of room to move without falling over each other. Cottage had absolutely everything we needed and as birders we enjoyed the salt pan full of birds right on our doorstep. The Milk Wood trees are gorgeous and created wonderful shade for parking as well as sitting outside. The...

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I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay and found the house suited your needs. We would welcome you back .


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Giessen, Germany
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2017 for a stay in November 2017

we had a wonderful stay at Birdsong. Everything was perfect! The house was well equipped, spotless clean and the beds very comfortable. The views from the deck were amazing and we were enjoying a sundowner while looking at cormorants and flamingos at the pan. Great place to stay.

Management response:

We are delighted you enjoyed you stay and hope to see you back again! Guests like you who are such good communicators and enjoy your surroundings as well as leaving everything so neat and tidy are always welcome.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Birdsong is not available for parties or other large group celebrations.
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    3 Kings
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13 Jan 2018 -
30 Apr 2018
High Season
2 nights
1 May 2018 -
13 Sep 2018
Low season
2 nights
14 Sep 2018 -
14 Dec 2018
High Season
2 nights
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  • Cleaning fee: £20 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Birdsong Cottage sits at the edge of a green belt, on the shores of a lake that teems with birdlife. The milkwood trees behind the house create shade and is the perfect place to have a leisurely lunch on a hot day. However, if you are wanting to barbeque in the day or evening then the front verandah is where the sun will find you and from where you can watch the mountains changing colour as the sun sets and birds flying in to find their resting spot for the night.

Hermanus centre is 10 km away. Birdsong Cottage is in Vermont which is a quiet suburb of Hermanus. This busy town has shops where you can find all you need and more. There are a few grocery stores and restaurants within easy walking and others five minutes away.

There are two beaches in very close proximity and then a...
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How to get there
S 34 degrees 24 minutes 41.8 seconds
E 19 degrees 09 minutes 42.8 seconds
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 2.5 km.
Nearby cities
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