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Alfie's Cottage

View of Hottentots Holland mountain range from property
19 reviews
View of Hottentots Holland mountain range from property
Dining room table with comfortable seating for 4
Lounge with aircon, flat screen TV, Ipod docking station and DVD player
Kitchen with washing machine, microwave, large fridge, oven and stove
Queen size bed with percale linen changed every 5 days
Dressing table with roses from the garden
Heated towel rails
Proudly South African luxury Charlotte Rhys toiletries
Ensuite shower room with heated towel rails
Private patio in summer
View of the cottage from the driveway
View of cottage garden (winter)
View of nature reserve from our road
View of Helderberg mountain from outside our gate
View of nature reserve from our road
View of nature reserve from our road
View of kitchen garden and Helderberg mountains from cottage
Flowers on the patio
Flowers on the patio
Entrance to Alfie's Cottage
Jasmine covered trellis in private garden in summer
Views from private garden in summer
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Somerset West, Western Cape
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English first
Somerset West, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016 for a stay in May 2016

I stayed at Alfie's cottage for 3 months while i waited for my move to come down to Cape Town. Typically it wasn't a vacation, but it sure felt like one. Waking up every morning at the foot of the nature reserve, surrounded by the most beautiful mountains, was a blessing. Jen, the owner, went out of her way to...

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Reviewed 8 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016
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Looked after brilliantly in safe and beautiful surroundings. Very good advice on trips from the owner who lives next door. Maid service every day kept us and the cottage spotless. Anything we needed provided instantly. So much to see and do within minutes of this cottage

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Reviewed 2 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

I can only echo what the reviews have already said. I must add how much we appreciated the free use of the swimming pool at Erinvale spa. We never encountered anyone else there-our own private pool in fact and only a few minutes from the cottage. Thank you Jen, Charlie, Melody and Abbey and we will be back next year!

Management response:

Thank you Jennifer and John - we loved having you to stay. We are so glad you made use of the Erinvale Spa pool too which is a real value add for our guests.


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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1 Sep 2016 -
31 Aug 2017
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2 nights
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How to get there
Here are some directions to Alfie's Cottage:
Take exit 43 onto the R44 (it's the second one after the Ultra city)
Take N2 out of Cape Town
At top of exit go left towards Stellenbosch
Stay in right hand lane
As you come down the bridge you come up to a major intersection (Waterstone shopping centre on your left)
Turn right at intersection into Somerset West main road
At the third robot(I think!) after about 2 or so km from the intersection turn left into Lourensford Road towards Vergelegen
Carry on for about another 2 km and at the roundabout at the Shell garage turn left into Hillcrest road
Carry on up towards the hill, cross the 4 way stop ( nature reserve/reservoir on your right)
We're the first entrance on the left.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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