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Whale Huys Luxury Ocean Villa, Pool,WiFi, sleeps 8

Direct Ocean Property with panoramic views of sea and mountains
1 of 31Direct Ocean Property with panoramic views of sea and mountains
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4 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Gansbaai, Overstrand, Overberg District, Western Cape
Perched on the ocean's edge, Whale Huys has beautiful unobstructed sea views from all living areas, dining areas and bedrooms. Fall asleep and wake to the sound of the waves gently lapping at the rocks below. Each of the four bedroom opens onto its own sea front balcony. The uninterrupted panoramic views of Walker Bay and the surrounding mountain range extend to Hangklip and even Cape Point on a clear day. Next to the infinity pool, a private path through the fynbos takes you to the water's edge and links to a walking trail that extends from Gansbaai on one end to the pristine beaches of the Walker Bay Nature Conservancy near Hermanus on the other.
Less than two hours to Cape Town International Airport, Whale Huys is well positioned as a weekend escape from Cape Town or Johannesburg. In the other direction, just 85 km north of C...
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Listing #HL6557541
About the Owner
Bruce H
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish, Dutch
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2015
Interaction with guests
Jenene, who lives nearby, will meet you when you arrive to hand over the key and answer any questions you might have. Should any questions or problems arise during your stay, she is just a phone call away.
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

I used this beautiful location to get ready with all my bridesmaids on my wedding day! We booked the place for the whole weekend and couldn't have asked for a better place and location. Owners were very accommodating in making sure the place was in...More

Thank Tessa-Lynn B
Bruce H, VR Owner at Whale Huys Luxury Ocean Villa, Pool,WiFi, sleeps 8, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Glad we could, in a very small way, contribute to your special day. All the best to the two of you for a beautiful life together!

Reviewed 18 January 2018

Beautifully appointed home with everything you need. Perfectly positioned right on the rocks, offering spectacular views. Sliding doors open wide to bring the outside in, and when the Cape weather turns, beautiful and cosy with the fireplace. We were a group of 8 and the...More

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Bruce H, VR Owner at Whale Huys Luxury Ocean Villa, Pool,WiFi, sleeps 8, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you for your review. I'm so glad you and your group had such an enjoyable and relaxing stay. It sounds like you were able to rediscover so many of the things that make De Kelders such a special place. We look forward to welcoming...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had a marvelous last week of our vacation. It is a great house, clean and with good and modern facilities. Except from the four bathrooms you have a great undisturbed view from all rooms over de sea, lot of wales and on distance Hermanus....More

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Bruce H, VR Owner at Whale Huys Luxury Ocean Villa, Pool,WiFi, sleeps 8, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

I'm delighted to hear that you and your group had such a nice stay and saw so many whales. It sounds like you made some great excursions as well. There is really so much to do in the area, I hope you'll be back!

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(2)
  • 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
- Due to safety issues related to the swimming pool we do not allow children under 12 years of age, or the safety net should be left on at all times. - Fitness equipment in the...
    1 Half bath
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    2 Fulls
    2 Kings
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About the neighbourhood
Located in the quiet, upmarket community De Kelders, Whale Huys is perfect for those seeking peace and quiet, yet still with easy access to all basic amenities. There is a bakery and restaurant just a few blocks away, while the town of Gansbaai (5 minutes by car) has 2 supermarkets, 2 banks, various shops, a spa, and a number of restaurants. Stanford (10 minutes by car) is known for its excellent country restaurants. Outdoor activities abound, including hiking, shark-cage diving, whale watching. The marine 'Big 5' can all be seen within 15 minutes of the Villa

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Getting around
There is no public transport serving De Kelders and for most activities you will need a car. We can arrange for helicopter or aircraft transport from Cape Town to De Kelders through Overberg Aviation.
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How to get there
Airport: Cape Town International : 146.0 km
Coming from Hermanus on the R43, turn RIGHT into the first entrance to De Kelders (large stone sign Gansbaai, and a smaller stone sign on the far corner for De Kelders). This is Gutherie Street, Take the first paved LEFT onto Main Road (Hoofweg). After 600 metres take the 4th RIGHT onto Botha Street. Then take the 2nd right onto Ingang Street. Whale Huys is the first driveway almost immediately on your left, just along the wooden A-frame house.
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Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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