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The Rectory

View towards the waterfall - upstairs balcony leading off bedrooms
8 reviews
View towards the waterfall - upstairs balcony leading off bedrooms
The Rectory, Simon's Town
View from the upstairs bedrooms
huge kitchen including sofa, french doors leading to outdoor area and sea view
Bathroom with mountain views
Reception rooms
Sunrise over the Hottentots Hollands mountains, in the sea, 6.30 am
Beautiful walk to the old reservoir that used to supply the town
Jumping off the rocks, Windmill Beach (not for sissies)
Part of the kitchen - the cook never has to be alone!
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Manor House -
6 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Simon's Town, Western Cape
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Listing #HL241835
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English first
York, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 17 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014

We arrived as the sun was setting and the moon rising to the most glorious views over the harbor. The house is very comfortable with a lovely airy feel, super kitchen and great sitting areas, inside and out. Very comfy beds and lovely bathrooms. It was a perfect base for exploring the Cape.

Deborah R
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014

This was our third visit to this magnificently restored Herbert Baker house. The location is spectacular with a panoramic view over Simon’s Town’s Yacht Club, Naval Base, with False Bay and the Sir Lowry’s Pass in the distance. There’s even the distinctive Simonsberg Mountain to be seen towering behind Stellenbosch. For early morning risers the view over the great bay...

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64 reviews
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Reviewed 23 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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Everything the owner Sarah says about her house The Rectory is absolutely true. This is a stunning home of manor-house proportions: six bedrooms, at least three bathrooms (but I'm sure there were more!) a kitchen so large you could fit a snooker table in it (there isn't one, but you could put one in there) and best of all, a...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(5)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (15)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Immaculate holiday home, not a hotel. Furnished with antiques, Persian carpets and South African art. High quality linen, high thread cotton and silk/down duvets in the bedrooms.<BR>Full time house keeper means you don't have to lift a finger.<BR>Come and live in this your house, have a rest and the holiday of a life time.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Showers
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Dates Min stay Per week
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates include: electricity, water, full time cleaning and bedrooms maintained, ironed laundry returned to rooms and wifii. There are no extra costs.

For smaller groups, we would still love to have you so please contact us!

Payment can be via EFT (electronic funds transfer) to Absa Bank SA (part of the Barclays group), BACS transfer to Natwest UK or Paypal. Please see our website for booking terms and conditions.
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About the neighbourhood
Book kayaking, cage shark diving sea bird watching or whale watching from the harbour below the house. Go to Boulders beach to swim with the protected African penguins. Book a fishing charter boat. Visit magnificent Cape Point and watch the oceans meet. Go to Muizenberg and learn to surf (boards/swim suits provided), and kite surf. Qualified scuba divers can book dives with the dive shop in Glencairn, the next village, or learn to dive with PADI instructors. Go to the local harbour of Kalk bay and buy fresh caught fish straight off the boat. Visit beautiful St James and enjoy the restaurants. Hike all along the peninsula and Table Mountain. Gallop horses along the Noordhoek beach (where the racehorse trainers go). Take the train from Simon's Town to Cape Town Main station and... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cape Town International: 40.0 km
Railway: Simon&#039;s Town metro: 0.4 km
Just 45 minutes from Cape Town International Airport: the car hire companies are all represented at the airport and cost about £20/day.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.4 km.
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