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Cottage deluxe with brand new pool and stunning pool area

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Priv. access to hiking / mountain bike trails, 3 bedrooms, large garden, pool

Super stylish

You want to relax, enjoy your family and not miss out on comfort?

This spacious beautiful renovated holiday house, situated in upper Zwaanswyk only 20 min out of Cape Town, has it all!

Surrounded by almond trees with a beautiful enclosed garden and stunning pool area you can enjoy all the amenities you expect from your perfect vacation. The double storey cottage has been designed by room-m2 design and can accommodate up to 5 people.

Zwaanswyk is a semi-security estate and the cottage is fully fitted with an alarm for extra security.

Just walk out of the property and enjoy the most beautiful walks/hikes and mountainbike trails Cape Town has to offer.

Surfing hot spot Muizenberg and famous child friendly St. James beach with its warm tidal pool are just 10 minutes away!

World famous wine farms, high class restaurants and golf courses are just around the corner and the brand new Blue Route mall fulfils all your shopping dreams.

Almondbury Cottage is not only the perfect family home it also caters well for couples.

More Details

Diana Williams
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, German
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Diana Williams

I was born and raised in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. I worked together with my husband Robert in the restaurant business where we run succesfull and trendy clubs and cafes. One of our 'babys' was the very first house club in Freiburg called Drifters Club and our last project was the very up-market cafe-bar-club 'Kagan' in the last three top floors of the highest building in town!

We live with our two sons (10 and 6 years old) in the 'Mother City' of South Africa since eight years and are selling very successfully the best ice cream in town known as 'the ice cream guys'.

Diana Williams purchased this house in 2010

Why Diana Williams chose Cape Town

We fell in love with Zwaanswyk (the hidden pearl of Cape Town) on first sight! Close to town but still in nature with lots of space and peace and all amenities you could wish for nearby!

What makes this house unique

The outstanding view of the False Bay, our little Holywood, with the sparkling night lights of the Southern Suburbs and the direct access to the Constantia Berg with its fabulous hiking- and mountain bike trails. And not to forget the high class restaurants and wine estates just around the corner!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Steenberg Estate in Cape Town

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Badezimmer 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 2 Waschbecken
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Schlafzimmer 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Babybett auf Anfrage
    Schlafzimmer 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Babybett auf Anfrage
    Schlafzimmer 3 - 1 Single Bed , Babybett auf Anfrage
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck Chairs
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

Cottage deluxe with brand new pool and stunning pool area
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews

Absolutely stunning!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this wonderful gem of a place just before christmas. A lovely warm welcome on arrival by Diana and her lovely family. The cottage is immaculate and has everything that you need and more and is in a beautiful tranquil location with everything accessible. My only criticism is that we couldn't stay for longer!!! We will definitely stay again on our next visit. Oh and the Ice-cream is to die for too!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous Cottage in quiet area

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from three weeks in Almondberry Cottage, the Cottage was just as described - nice and clean, well situated and equipped, and nothing too much trouble from the owners. It is very close to shopping, golf, horse riding and all the other little treats Capetown offers. The owners were wonderful nothing was too much trouble. The Cottage is very safe and quiet I only wish we were still there now rather than back to the snow in England!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Schöner Urlaub in toller Lage

  • 5 of 5

Das Cottage wurde liebevoll renoviert und eingerichtet. Die Lage in den Bergen von Constantia ist ideal. Zu den Weingütern der Gegend mit vielen tollen Restaurants sind es jeweils nur wenige Fahrminuten. Nach Kapstadt sind es nur 20 Fahrminuten, viele schöne Strände sind in der gleichen Zeit erreichbar.

Die Vermieter wohnen im Haus nebenan und waren für unsere Fragen stets ansprechbar. Unsere 4-jährige Tochter liebte besonders das selbstgemachte Eis und den Hund Bo!

Wir kommen gerne wieder!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Traumhaft... Heaven...

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben die Zeit im Almondbury Cottage sehr genossen. Es war fantastisch. Das Haus ist sehr gut ausgestattet und sehr schoen eingerichtet. Der Garten plus Pool sind der absolute Hammer, die Gegend absolut sicher und super zentral. Diana und Rob waren sehr herzlich und hilfsbereit. Das von ihnen produzierte Eis ist ein Traum!

Absolute Empfehlung fuer einen wunderschönen Urlaub!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Super Ferienhaus in 1A Lage!

  • 5 of 5

ein wunderschöner Ort um auszuspannen,- sehr schön gestaltetes, großes Ferienhaus in einer ruhigen Wohngegend.

Wir haben abends vom großen Schlafzimmer unter dem Dach die Lichter der Stadt genoßen oder in die Sterne geschaut - außerdem ist wirklich alles vorhanden um einen entspannten Familienurlaub zu verbringen. Sehr, sehr nette Gastgeber- danke für die vielen guten Ideen

(Foodmärkte) und das leckere Eis - wir hatten schon davon gelesen, aber es war wirklich das Beste Eis was wir jemals gegessen haben.

Wir haben uns hier sehr wohlgefühlt, die Kinder hatten viel Spass und kommen gerne möglichst schnell wieder.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Absoluter Geheimtipp!

  • 5 of 5

Nach bereits mehreren Kapstadt Aufenthalten haben wir dieses Juwel in der PERFEKTEN Ausgangslage für alle Ausflüge entdeckt und lieben gelernt.

Eingebettet in eine ruhige Nachbarschaft liegt das Almondbury Cottage dennoch zentral an der Rückseite des Tafelbergs. Wir lieben die Ecke rund um Constantia, da man gerade mit Kids hervorragende Möglichkeiten für Ausflüge (sowohl zum Meer, als auch ins Wine Country) hat und ratzfatz bei den coolesten Restaurants und Food Märkten ist.

Nach Kapstadt Downtown braucht man gerade mal 30 Minuten, an den Strand 10-15 Minuten und ins Wine Country auch nur eine knappe Stunde.

Das Cottage ist wirklich zauberhaft und schön hell. Man merkt, dass Diana und Robbie eine Zeit selbst im Cottage gelebt hatten, da wirklich an ALLES gedacht ist. Das große Schlafzimmer unter dem Dach oben hat allerdings keine Verdunkelungsmöglichkeit, was zumindest für Kinder keine optimale Schlafmöglichkeit ist bzw. zu super frühem Erwachen führt :)

Mit 4 Erwachsenen und 2 kleine Kindern (alle aus einer Familie) war 1 Bad machbar, allerdings nur, weil wir eben auch mal gemeinsam ins Bad konnten.

Diana und Robbie haben uns wirklich liebevoll umsorgt. So wurde für unsere Mini-Maus Reisebettchen, Hochstuhl und Treppengitter sowie ein Pool-Netz zur Verfügung gestellt und wir durften sogar die Dienste der Babysitterin ausleihen, von der unsere Kids super begeistert waren.

Dank der köstlichen Ice Cream von Robbie erfuhren wir auch von den vielen tollen Food Markets, die an abwechselnden Orten stattfinden und ein absoluter Geheimtipp sind.

Wir sind nur schweren Herzens ins kalte Deutschland zurück und würden jeder Zeit wieder kommen.

♥ Vielen Dank, liebe Diana und lieber Robbie, für diese einzigartige und wunderbare Zeit mit euch ♥

Greta & Julia mit Families

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Liebe Greta & Family, vielen Dank fuer diese tolle und ausfuehrliche Bewertung! Ihr wart ebenfalls tolle Gaeste und wir freuen uns schon auf euren naechsten Besuch! :-)
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Airport Cape Town
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Graham Beck Bar
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Steenberg Golf Estate
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Nestled at the foot of the Constantiaberg Mountains is one of Cape Town's most Desirable residential areas offering the best of country living with town convenience.

 Forests are a feature of Tokai, where the fertile soil and relatively wind-free situation, assists in the area being well suited to forest enthusiasts.

The Tokai forest which started by Simon van der Stel, who planted over 4000 oak trees in 1694th The pines were first planted in the 1880's.

Nearby, is the Pollsmoor Prison, where Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners were incarcerated by the apartheid regime. It Should Be Noted did Mandela was there for four years (1984 to 1988) after his transfer from Robben Iceland, before moving on to Victor Verster Prison until his release on 11 February 1990.

Some of Tokai's roads are paved with red brick. Tokai and streams run through the pine plantations, forming green belts where various bird, frog, and insect species make Their home. These so green belts Provide areas for recreation including walking, horse riding, cycling and dog walking.

You will find South Africa's oldest wine estate Steenberg (1623) with its Exclusvie golf estate and various time class restaurants in this area as well as all shopping amneties You Could wish for. The warm Indian ocean with its childfrienldy tidal pools and surfing hot spot Muizenberg is only a 10 min drive away


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Steenberg Estate, Western Cape

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
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1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Endreinigung £18.06

50% sofortige Anzahlung um die Reservierung zu sichern. Restsumme 14 Tage vor Anreise.

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