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A Cottage just a 2 min stroll to the beach. A POOL to add to your summer bliss

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage for guests: 4, bedrooms: 2

The Space

A POOL! We have just completed the construction of a plunge pool in a very secluded area of the garden. This means great protection from any wind and the water is sure to remain a pleasant temperature.

Great access to the beach and secure parking for one car.

Private entrance and private entertainment outdoor area.

I am always available to assist guests and to suggest places to see.

Great surfing and bodyboarding. Take long walks along the beach and spot the whales breaching.

Guests need to hire a car

The Neighbourhood

Great surfing and bodyboarding. Take long walks along the beach and spot the whales breaching. Or go on long hikes.

Other Things to Note

The Cottage is spacious and comfortable. Secure parking for one car. Remote controls for both vehicle and pedestrian (website hidden) with full Dsat. Excellent wifi access.

More Details

Property Manager
Corné Gibbens
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, German, Afrikaans
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2018

About Corné Gibbens

We lived in Hamburg for seven years and when my husband retired from corporate life, we moved to Cape Town. Initially living in the suburbs but later we decided to move to the best move of our lives. Spectacular vistas, fresh air and beautiful sandy beaches where we take our daily exercise

Corné Gibbens purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Corné Gibbens chose Cape Town

The Cottage is luxurious, spacious and well appointed. Recently renovated, it now offers two bedrooms each with a full bathroom. A lounge area for relaxing sundowners.

What makes this cottage unique

Spectacular vistas of evening sunsets. Two min stroll down a sandy path to the beach. 3 quaint restaurants within walking distance and Cape Town City is only 25 min drive from the Cottage


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cape Town in Western Cape

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower , single basin
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Twin beds can combine to make a King size bed
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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A Cottage just a 2 min stroll to the beach. A POOL to add to your summer bliss
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Beautiful house with top notch service!

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, well maintained and in a beautiful location. The house had every facility you might need including a new pool and a lovely area to have a braai. Very close to a scenic beach and well situated in between the different attractions in the Cape Town area. On top of that the house always felt safe and secure and the area around it was likewise. Apart from the fantastic accommodations, the customer service shown by the host was what really set our experience apart. Every day our host would give us recommendations on what restaurants and attractions to visit based on what we mentioned we would like to see. These recommendations as well as the host's experience with the area helped us make the most of our visit. Besides the customer service our host was always friendly, polite and helpful which was truly appreciated.

We would strongly recommend this house to anyone and we would like to thank Corne for being such a wonderful host.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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great family trip

  • 5 of 5

First I have to thank Corne and Louise for the uncomplicated management of reorganizing a double booking.

Everything turned out well with staying in Kommetjie close to our family.

Corne and Bill are wonderful hosts.

They made us feel home.

We enjoyed our stay in this new and modern house with great views from the terrace. Of course it was very clean, towels including beach towels have been available and changed regularly.

The kitchen is well equipped, the fridge with its ice machine was my brothers favorite.

The beach is very close and invites for running or long walks.

Thank you again for the lovely home you gave us.

We really enjoyed it

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ulrich, Thank you for the brilliant comments. Really hope to see you and the family soon. Best wishes, Corne
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Relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage was a wonderful choice; spacious, very neat and a wonderful deck for Alfresco dining. The host were extremely helpful in suggesting sightseeing venues. I definitely recommend the cottage for a relaxing, luxury holiday spot.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Terrific getaway

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect for our long weekend away with bicycles. It's ideally located near Cape Point and the climbs over Ou Kaapse Weg. The accommodation was immaculate and I've been recommending Greenways to anyone interested in Cape Town.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind comments and it was wonderful to have you here as our guest.
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Beautiful house, very complete and well situated

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped house and perfectly situated to explore the Cape. Owners are very helpfull and nice

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jos for staying with us. You were amazing guests - hope you find an occasion to come back. There are so many more places to see and things to do that you were not able to fit into your stay here.
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Ein glanzvolles Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Glänzende Marmorböden und viele Spiegel an den Wänden lassen das zweistöckige Apartment geradezu strahlen. Wir waren total begeistert von der Qualität dieses Domizils. Geräumige Bäder, viele Sitzmöglichkeiten auch draußen und vor allem eine exzellente Küche. Alle Elektro-Geräte auf neuestem Standard und Küchenutensilien für alle denkbaren Gerichte. Natürlich auch ein sicherer Parkplatz und gutes Internet. Gastgeberin Corné kümmert sich um den täglichen Service und hat Tipps für die Umgebung. Das Meer kann man von der Terrasse aus rauschen hören, um aber an den Strand zu kommen, muss man etwa 200 m über einen Sand-Weg und eine stille Straße gehen. Es lohnt sich, den Surfern zuzusehen.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank! Bitte konnen sie wieder zuruck kommen.
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Cape Town International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
British Bulldog
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Steenberg Golf Estate
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Fish Hoek
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Cafe Roux
Nearest Beach
8 Metres
Long Beach
Car: necessary

The Neighbourhood

Great surfing and bodyboarding. Take long walks along the beach and spot the whales breaching. Or go on long hikes.

Getting around

Guests need to hire a car. Otherwise a Taxi service is readily available but it does become a costly affair. There are wonderful cycle routes from here.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Cleaning Fee £80

The Main House might be occupied during your stay but occupants will share only the driveway

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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