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Spectacular Views, Contemporary Luxury Cape Beach Home In Unspoilt Environment

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

Secure Villa in Safe Village, Views Forever over Ocean and White, Sandy Beach

The house has an open-plan sitting room, dining room and TV room leading out onto a covered verandah and plunge pool. Pool loungers are provided. Free wi-fi and free satellite TV are connected.

An open fireplace creates a warm ambience in the evenings. The kitchen is modern and well-equipped and the scullery includes a dishwasher for convenience.

All three bedrooms are en suite with bath and shower. There is under carpet heating for warmth in winter. The main bedroom and bathroom have sweeping sea views, even from the bed, which is king size.

Bedrooms 2 and 3 have two single beds but both have a mattress converter and bedding to create a king size bed, if preferred.

There is a remote-controlled lock-up garage for one vehicle under the house with direct access to the house.

The house has a burglar alarm and is monitored by a security company.

More Details

Susan Mellows
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Susan Mellows

We live in Rondebosch in Cape Town. Sue is an academic at Stellenbosch University researching issues of poverty and inequality. Alex is the managing director of a Sports' Marketing company. We have 3 children, two boys and a girl. Our daughter is still at school and our sons are at the University of Cape Town both studying Medicine.

Susan Mellows purchased this house in 2008

Why Susan Mellows chose Cape Peninsula

We built this home as we fell in love with the village of Scarborough and bought the piece of land several years ago. We used to drive to Scarborough over the weekend and have picnics on the beach, often watching the sunsets. It is a restful place which restores the soul. Because Scarborough is surrounded by the Cape Point Nature Reserve, it cannot be developed and so it is un commercialised.

What makes this house unique

A visitor will enjoy the easy access to other parts of the city and the many outings close by without spending any time sitting in traffic which can often be frustrating in holiday season in some parts of the city.

Guests say that they feel secure in this safe eco-village.

The most striking feature of this area of Scarborough is the clear, melodic sound of the ocean which travels upwards to the mountains. It is a very restful sound. The house is in a corner of the village which has virtually no passing vehicles. A visitor will enjoy sitting on the verandah with a cup of tea and gazing out to sea.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cape Peninsula in Scarborough

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 09:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 bathrooms, all with bath and shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Two singles with king converter
  • 3 bedrooms, main with king size bed, second and third bedrooms with single beds, one bedroom can be converted to king size bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck Furniture
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(18 traveller reviews)

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Spectacular Views, Contemporary Luxury Cape Beach Home In Unspoilt Environment
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

More than expected, simple, elegant and comfortable beach home.

  • 5 of 5

From the first contact through the entire stay, the host provided exceptional attention to our needs offering a stunning property. Scarborough is the perfect location to base from while visiting the Cape. Whatever adventure you choose, it is mostly within an hours drive and then you return to this lovely home to recount the day enjoying a beautiful sunset or watching the waves roll in. Beds and linens are superior, furnishings comfortable, squeeky clean and above all quiet and peaceful. If you're looking at Capetown for your visit, secure this property.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect stay, will book again!

  • 5 of 5

Phantastic home at an ideal location to explore the cape peninsula, the beaches and wine region, with a great view, totaly quiet, absolutely clean and in great shape.

We had everything we needed for a perfect stay, professional and very friendly host, we will book this home again and recommended this home my closest friends.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Oceans Horizon is a unique place. The house is very charming and comfortable. The position and the view are just amazing. Everything is really perfect. We have missed nothing.

Scarborough itself ist a very nice, calm and lovely village.

Susan and Alex, owner of the property, are such lovely and helpful.

We will come back as soon as possible.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We could not have been more pleased with our stay at Ocean's Horizon. The house is so beautiful, well kept, and clean and the views are like a dream come true! Susan left us a welcoming gift along with some groceries in the refrigerator which was super unexpected! Susan was so great to work with and provided us with so many resources on things to do and places to go. We loved the small town charm of Scarborough but were still close to so many other attractions. Our stay here and their hospitality exceeded our expectations! We would love to come back again!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

point de vue fantastique. confort et propreté remarquable. parfait pour 3 ne manque rien.

scarborough peut paraître un peu loin de Capetown, mais la route via Houtbay est superbe, on ne s'en lasse pas; et on profite du calme.

nous avons passé une semaine merveilleuse.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous and Tranquil!

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent Christmas at Ocean's Horizons and had the best week and a half! It was so nice to be away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The house is close enough to lots of tourist attractions but far enough away to feel relaxing! We loved our stay and are excited to go back in the future! The owners were so helpful and easy to work with-LOVED OUR VACATION! 😀

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
The Hub
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Car: necessary

The villa is situated in the quiet eco- village of Scarborough at the edge of the Cape Point Nature Reserve. Scarborough is about 45 minutes from Cape Town CBD. Although situated close to the remote tip of the Cape Peninsula, Scarborough nevertheless offers a wide variety of outings, both picturesque and interesting, a short drive away.

The scenic village of Kommetjie, with its lighthouse and popular Long Beach, is 10 minutes away. Scarborough is 15 minutes from the historic naval village of Simonstown and Boulders Beach with its famous penguin colonies. Just down the coast from there are the warm water False Bay beaches of Fish Hoek and Muizenberg.

Recreation activities in Scarborough include surfing, mountain trails and beach walks. A walk along the beach towards Misty Cliffs/ Witsand is truly mesmerising with the turquoise water and fine, white sand.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £30

Credit card payments can be accepted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.