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Sea Nest Cottage, Muizenberg, Cape Town, S. Africa

A 20 minute walk to St. James tidal pool to swim
1 of 29A 20 minute walk to St. James tidal pool to swim
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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Muizenberg, Western Cape
Local photographer and artist has created a comfy cottage in the heart of Muizenberg, three minutes walk from the warm Indian Ocean with its white, sandy Blue Flag beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see. It is in the middle of a caring and supportive neighbourhood.

I have divided the bottom half of my house and created a separate cottage. This has a farm house feel with years of collected rural furniture and is surrounded by indigenous gardens and a natural swimming pool with no chemicals, which would be shared with myself and my two daughters.
The guest cottage has its own entrance and comprises of two bedrooms, (4 people), two shower bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchenette, lounge and small patio.

However, the Western Cape is experiencing the worst drought in over a century, with our dam levels at 20% and only 12% of that is...
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Listing #HL5633142
About the Owner
Tracey D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2015
Interaction with guests
Secure parking in my garage for one extra vehicle, braai (outside cooking), natural eco swimming pool, garden, wifi, TV with DVD player, laundry facilities nearby, domestic worker on request, restaurants, canoes can be rented nearby, walks, surfing lessons at the famous 'surfers corner', swimming, kite boarding, mountain biking, hiking. I will be able to help, explain, suggest and answer any questions as I live on the property.
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

The cottage was just as the reviews described, funky, cozy, beautiful and artfully done. The kitchen was equipped with 2 burner propane stove and frig, toaster, microwave and high quality cooking pans. BBQ also available which we used one night. Also TV but who needs...More

1  Thank MindyW2014
Reviewed 13 March 2015

We chose the cottage in Muizenberg to celebrate a 30th birthday. It was a perfect location for beautiful beaches, surf, accessibility to all regions of Cape Town and all the 'must-dos' when visiting the area. The cottage had real charm and reflected the artistic character...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2015

What an unexpected find! The owner, Tracey, is a photographer and her artistic sensibilities resulted in a delightfully original experience. She was also super helpful with local info and suggestions. The cottage is comfortably appointed and the pool was a godsend in the heat. Thank...More

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  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 10:00 AM
I appreciate it if you could recycle and compost, there are bins provided, thank you.
I have 2 very friendly dogs and 2 cats and we are very welcoming and easy with other dogs.
    2 Full baths
    2 Fulls
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About the neighbourhood
You can go mountain biking, road cycling, skateboarding like the locals or take surfing lessons at the famous Surfers Corner right on the sandy beaches. There is also the Water-slide and putt putt course around the corner.

There are fabulous walks to nearby St James with it's tidal pool, which is great for a relaxing sea swim, Kalk Bay with its famous Brass Bell restaurant right on the sea, and its eclectic mix of craft shops, art galleries and great eateries.

With views of the mountain, our Nest Cottage is ideally located to visit the Constantia Valley Wine route, Silvermine Nature Reserve and Simonstown.
Also nearby is the famous penguin colony at Boulders Beach.
On Sundays there is a local market 2 minutes walk away.
Getting around
The central train line is a seven minute walk from the cottage and travels between Simonstown right into the heart of the Cape Town city centre.
There are Uber taxis available and many tours leave from our our Muizenberg Pavilion which is 3 minutes walk away.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cape Town airport: 40.0 km
Railway: False Bay: 1.0 km
From the airport it is very easy to rent a car or take an Uber taxi, it takes about 40 minutes.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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