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Michelle Ubsdell, Property Manager

Member since: 2014
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Speaks English, Afrikaans

Cape-x-ta-sea apartment has sensational sea views from every room

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Cape Peninsula - Cape-x-ta-sea Apartment

Stylishly furnished and comfortable 2 bedroom apartment.

Cape-x-ta-sea Apartment is attached to Cape-x-ta-sea Villa, it is completely self-contained with it's own private entrance, be warned there is a flight of stairs leading down to the apartment from the off street parking area. Once you enter the apartment you are met by an open plan lounge/dining/kitchen area. The lounge has ample seating, consisting of a plush corner couch unit and a couple of captain chairs. The TV has satellite channels and there is also a DVD player available. The antique wooden trunk that is used as a coffee table has an interesting story, you will notice scratch mark on the top, this was caused by a leopard trying to get to food that the 'original' owner had stored inside!! The kitchen is well equipped and has a counter dinning area. Leading on from the kitchen down the passage you come to the kids bedroom. This bedroom consists of 2 single beds, and sufficient cupboard storage. The bedding is top quality and cozy. The first bathroom has a bath, shower and toilet. Towels are provided. Just outside the bathroom is a laundry area with a front load washing machine. The Main bedroom is en-suite, it is furnished with a double bed, dressing table and loads of storage cupboards. The en-suite consists of a shower & toilet. Top quality linen are provided in all the bedrooms and bathrooms. The apartment has access to a paved patio area in a natural garden. The indigenous garden attracts many birds and it is very special to wake up to the sounds of birds chirping. A sensational quality of this home is its view of False Bay, it is breath taking. Whales, dolphins, seals and various fish species are easily seen from this beautiful vantage point. The Bay is constantly busy with yachts, Naval vessels, fishing boats and different water sports, it is interesting and enjoyable to sit and watch.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Michelle Ubsdell, Property Manager (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks English, Afrikaans

About Michelle Ubsdell, Property Manager

The owner of the house is Benita Lenard, but the property is managed by Michelle Ubsdell. Benita bought the house in 2013, as it is an ideal family home for their annual visits. The Lenard family have lived abroad for many years and are currently living in Abu Dhabi. They enjoy travelling, but their hearts remain in Cape Town and they enjoy the convenience of their house in Fish Hoek.

Michelle Ubsdell, Property Manager purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Michelle Ubsdell, Property Manager chose Cape Peninsula

This home is well planned and comfortable. It is conveniently positioned in Sunny Cove a quaint nook on the outskirts of Fish Hoek. Sunny Cove train station is a stones throw away from the house, a few hundred meters down the road & then down a flight of stairs, cross the Main road and you at the train station and the beach. Fish Hoek is a friendly town situated on the Cape Peninsula, it hosts shops, restaurants and pubs. There are many water sport opportunities, two golf courses 10 minutes from the house, and the surrounding mountains offer many other out door activities, that may be enjoyed by residents and tourists alike. Fish Hoek has a safe family friendly beach, but remember the South African sun is harsh so suncream and hats are advisable to protect you & your family.

What makes this apartment unique

First & foremost the best features of Cape-x-ta-sea are the views. The panoramic views are unobstructed and you are able to see right across False Bay. The morning sunrises are absolutely beautiful and in the evenings the glittering lights of the neighbouring towns is magical. The surrounding mountains at the rear of the house offer a unique opportunity to guest, they are able to use the hiking paths and enjoy the wonderful 'great outdoors' this beautiful part of the Cape has to offer, on foot or with mountain bikes.


based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Cape-x-ta-sea apartment has sensational sea views from every room
average rating of 4.25 based on 4 reviews

Beautiful View

  • 2 of 5

The location was great. Within Walking distance from the beach. The morning jogs were glorious. The apartment itself was satisfactory, though it was missing the modest accoutrements needed in a VRBO:

-toilet paper

-dish soap

-adequate sized pot for cooking for more than two people

-garbage bags for the trash bin

-fully functional WiFi

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The apartment is self-catering, but thank you for bringing these basic requirements to our attention as it will certainly benefit future guests. It is unfortunate the House Management where unaware of your frustrations, and therefore where not given the opportunity to assist you & improve your stay.
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Great stay in real comfort!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous setting with incredible sea views. Large, spacious rooms. The beds were very comfortable. Not appropriate for guests that don't like stairs. We would stay there again for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you I'm so pleased to hear you had a comfortable stay, yes the stairs do keep you fit, but the view is well worth it. We look forward to your next visit.
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a great escape from reality on your doorstep.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Benita for out truly amazing stay at your beautiful home. We couldn't have asked for a better location to celebrate one of our dearest and closets friends hen party's. The entertainment area is spacious, comfortable with Panoramic views of the bay. The furnishing were new yet relaxed and made us feel at home. The indoor / outdoor pool was the cherry on the top.

The bedrooms were large enough to accommodate all the girls plus there very large over night bags. One of the best moments was going to sleep with sound of the ocean and waking up to fresh smells of the sea air. We really felt like it was a holiday get away.

We will definitely recommend your home away from home and we will definitely be back.

Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brilliant to hear, the proximity of Cape-x-ta-sea to the ocean is one of the homes best features. We look forward to your future visits.
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Amazing Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Benita, I loved my stay at the Cape-X-Ta-Sea Apartment. The long lease was a blessing and my time spent there was beyond wonderful. I woke every morning to gorgeous sun rises and experienced magical moon filled nights with nothing but the ocean as my "back yard". This is a perfect place to stay at when you want to leave your busy world behind and merely immerse yourself in the beauty of False Bay. The large, airy, bright rooms are a delight and your every convenience is catered for. Keep your eyes on the bay for schools of dolphin and from August through to October you are sure to enjoy many hours of whale watching (in fact, at times you can even hear them blow, that is how close they get!). The apartment is centrally located to a variety of restaurants, pubs, beaches and hiking trails so one is never short of entertainment. I look forward to my next stay with great excitement. All-in-all a brilliant "home away from home".

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a heart warming review and it was an absolute pleasure having your stay. I'm so glad it was a positive adventure for you and we welcome your next visit. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and impressions of the apartment.
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Cape Town International
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Kilometres
Brass Bell bars & restaurants
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Clovelly Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Sunny Cove Station
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Fish Hoek (swimming) & Glencairn (surfing)
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Fish Hoek, Cape Peninsula

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low season
1 May 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Peak season
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £30

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Cape Peninsula in Cape Town

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Tennis ...
  • Yard
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The mountains close by offer guest a unique option to hike or mountain bike. There are numerous scenic drives around the area, the most popular being Chapmans Peak and then the coastal drive to Cape Point. The Southern Peninsula is well geared for tourist with many varied restaurants, pubs and weekly food markets. Cape Point Vineyard offers offers a stunning setting where tourist can relax and soak up the views while sipping on chilled locally made wine. The surrounding area is a haven for water sports and events, most days from Cape-x-ta-sea you will see kayakers, surfers and divers enjoying False Bay. Kalk Bay is a neighbouring town that offers a quaint, interesting working harbour, where fishing boats come & go daily. You will also find charming craft & antique shops. Simonstown is in the direction of Cape Point and this small Naval town is steeped in history. There are also many restaurants. You may book 'whale watching' cruises and scuba dives here as well.

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