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Birdsong, Hermanus

Birdsong veranda - stunning view
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25 reviews
Birdsong veranda - stunning view
Birdsong Cottage
View of the house and lake looking down from the mountain
Living Area
Sunny Second bedroom with views
Third Bedroom upstairs
Sparkling family bathroom - newly renovated
Eating area under the Milkwoods
Dining area and the outside area at the back
Sunset from the Verandah
The pan filled with flamingos. Taken from verandah
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3rd Bedroom
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3rd Bedroom
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Loft with singles beds and bathroom
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Upstairs Bathroom
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Upstairs bathroom
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Open plan Dining, lounge and kitchen
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Sitting room
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Sitting room and windows onto Pan showing wood burning stove and TV
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Well equipped kitchen
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From kitchen thro to Living Area
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Kitchen looking out to back garden
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Main bedroom
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Kitchen appliances
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Bathroom No 2
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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Hermanus, Overstrand, Overberg District, Western Cape
Birdsong Cottage lies nestled in a grove of Milkwood trees, overlooking the Vermont Saltpan, which is a bird sanctuary. This four bedroomed, three bathroomed house is fully equipped for eight people. It is an ideal location for nature lovers wanting to relax away from the bustle of the city.

The house has a fully-equipped kitchen, and spacious dining and lounge areas. The living area has a French stove which makes the house really cozy on those chilly evenings. The large verandah at the front of the house has a built-in barbeque and offers spectacular views across the water, towards the mountains. This is an ideal bird watching spot. A grove of Milkwood trees at the back offers a cool place to shelter on those hot summer days.

The house is a short stroll from the ocean tidal pool and a path that follows the coast in both directions...
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Listing #FKN2398434
About the Owner
Gwendalyn Z
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Birdsong,the most beautiful place for holidays.Speechless! The house is really big, very clean and well equipped. Also the location is just perfect. Sitting outside on the veranda and enyoing the wonderfull scenery was so nice. We can more than highly recomend Birdsong for Holidays. For...More

Thank Wolfgang P
Birdsonghermanus, VR Owner at Birdsong, Hermanus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

There are guests and then there are GUESTS! These are the guests that are such a delight and so responsive, appreciative and really take care of your house. Wolfgang and family - you are always welcome to come back!

Reviewed 21 March 2018

This is a superb house in a great location. The place is very well appointed and clean and tidy. There are three double bedrooms and a dorm like room on first floor, great for kids.

Thank Nicky640916
Birdsonghermanus, VR Owner at Birdsong, Hermanus, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and took the trouble to share your experience with others. You were such great guests will always be welcome again.

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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2018


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Birdsong is not available for parties or other large group celebrations.
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Kings
    2 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
R 2 689
R 2 689
R 16 943
1 May 2018 -
13 Sep 2018
Low season
2 nights
R 1 560
R 9 592
14 Sep 2018 -
14 Dec 2018
High Season
2 nights
R 1 936
R 12 192
15 Dec 2018 -
13 Jan 2019
Prime Season
5 nights
R 3 227
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: R 359 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Birdsong Cottage sits at the edge of a green belt, on the shores of a lake that teems with birdlife. The milkwood trees behind the house create shade and is the perfect place to have a leisurely lunch on a hot day. However, if you are wanting to barbeque in the day or evening then the front verandah is where the sun will find you and from where you can watch the mountains changing colour as the sun sets and birds flying in to find their resting spot for the night.

Hermanus centre is 10 km away. Birdsong Cottage is in Vermont which is a quiet suburb of Hermanus. This busy town has shops where you can find all you need and more. There are a few grocery stores and restaurants within easy walking and others five minutes away.

There are two beaches in very close proximity and then a...
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How to get there
S 34 degrees 24 minutes 41.8 seconds
E 19 degrees 09 minutes 42.8 seconds
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 2.5 km.
Nearby cities
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