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The Milestone: Idyllic Self Catering Holiday Home

The Milestone, Murdoch Valley, Simon's Town situated on the waters edge on the False Bay coast.
25 reviews
The Milestone, Murdoch Valley, Simon's Town situated on the waters edge on the False Bay coast.
The Milestone enjoys privacy and seclusion in a beautiful natural environment on the seashore,
Barbecue Deck The Milestone
View through The Milestone's sitting room window.
Sitting room, north- eastern  side,
Sitting room, south western side.
Dining room, The Milestone
Kitchen The Milestone
Sun room, northern end.
Sun room, southern end.
Main Bedroom The Milestone
Bathroom with spectacular uninterrupted sea views leading out of The Milestone's main bedroom.
2nd Bedroom with twin single beds.
2nd Bathroom in The Milestone with shower, hand basin and toilet.
3rd Bedroom with double bunk, The Milestone
House seen from garden on the street side of the house, seeing dining room window.
View to the north from The Milestone's Deck
View to the east from the deck.
Lunch on the barbecue deck.
Drinks on the front deck
Enjoying the seaview from the lawn
Cape clawless otter swimming towards small rocks in front of the house.
Cape clawless otters on small rocks in front of the house.
Dolphins in front of the house
Whale in front of the house.
Cape Fur Seal swimming in front of The Milestone
Cape Fur Seal seal enjoying the day in front of The Milestone
Cape Fur Seal on rocks at bottom of the path.
Cape clawless otter eating fish in rock pool at bottom of the path.
Looking in a northerly direction from the deck.on a crystal clear day.
Looking in a north-easterly direction from the deck.on a summers day.
Looking in an easterly direction from the deck on a calm day.
The Milestone viewed from the sea.
Mongoose on the edge of The Milestone's lawn
Porcupine on the lawn.  Day time visits are very rare. They usually visit at dusk or during night
The Milestone viewed from Barbecue Deck
Going for a dive at sunset.
View of large boulders which can be seen from bathroom and sunroom windows.
Cormarants resting on large boulders.
Rock pools on southern side of the large boulders.
A sunset stroll on the rocks below the house.
Kayaks in front of the house.
View from the front deck towards Fisherman's Beach.
View from Fisherman's Beach towards The Milestone.
Penguins use to nest in the garden near the barbecue until caracals (local lynx) feasted.on them.
Before the caracals,  penguins on the rocks below The Milestone were a common sight.
Hopefully penguins will return to The Milestone as 2 caracals were caught & relocated to Hout Bay.
Dassies (Hyrax) were all over the garden & rocks  below The Milestone before the caracal visits.
Photo taken of Dassie on log at northern edge of the garden before the caracals came. .
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Simon's Town, Western Cape
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Shropshire, England
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015 for a stay in April 2015

This is a beautiful and almost secret place only about 2km west of Simons Town, with its own garden reaching down to the sea; its location makes it convenient not only for visiting central Cape Town via the most scenic routes, eg Chapman's Peak Drive or the M3 through the best suburbs, but enables you to visit the wine areas...

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015
person found this review helpful

The house has simply the most stunning location...the view is breathtaking. Access is directly from the sloping garden onto the rocks. Swimming possible in front if the house but a little challenging and depends on the sea state. Very close to Fisherman's Beach ( can be very windy) and a 10 to 15 min walk / 2 minute drive to...

London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014 for a stay in November 2014

The Milestone has an idyllic setting, right on the rocks near the Boulders. Rooms have wonderful views, and the constant sound of the sea is soothing and relaxing. The house is spotless and well equipped, ideal for a break and well positioned for seeing and swimming with the penguins at Boulders Beach, visiting quaint Simon's Town, and driving to Cape...

  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Smoking is allowed in the garden
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    2 Fulls
    1 Bunk
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night
Default 4 nights
1 Feb 2018 -
30 Apr 2018
Summer 2018
4 nights
1 May 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
Winter 2018
4 nights
1 Oct 2018 -
30 Nov 2018
Winter 2018
4 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: £64 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates are for the exclusive use of entire property and all the facilities..The Milestone sleeps 6 people
Only Seasonal Rates are charged The Milestone does not charge 'Base Rate' which is a TripAdvisor category
Nightly rates are charged, irrespective whether night falls during week or on weekend.
Booking Deposit 50% of total cost payable to secure booking
Balance /final payment due 7 days before arrival
Payments are made directly to the owner
No additional Fees or Taxes
Arrival after 3 pm Departure by 10 am
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About the neighbourhood
The Milestone Geographic Co-ordinates:
Degrees South: -34,208229 Degrees East: 18,460378

Located on seashore of False Bay, in quiet resiential area 5-minute drive from historic Simon's Town village. Adjacent to The Milestone property: To the north is one kilometer of undeveloped shoreline to World famous Boulders Penguin Colony, the east is the ocean, to the south are residential houses on the coast, to the west is quiet residential area on the mountain slope. Simon's Town is surrounded by UNESCO World Heriage Site, part of Cape Floral Region Protected Areas World Heritage Site. 10-minute drive in southerly direction from The Milestone to gate of Cape Point nature reserve, part of Table Mountain National Park, 45-minute drive to central Cape Town, 30-minute drive to Cons...
Car advised
How to get there
The Milestone is situated right on the waters edge of the False Bay coast on the road between Simo;s Town and Cape Point
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk.
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