Nestling under the Helderberg Mountain in the valley of the Lourens River with magnificent
views of the Hottentots Holland Mountain Range lies the Somerset West suburb of Morningside. This suburb is close to the beaches of False Bay and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean as well as the Vineyards of Helderberg and Stellenbosch as well as the Whale Route down to Hermanus. Vergelegen, Lourensford & Morgenster wine estates are all within walking distance.
The area also boasts an excellent shopping mall plus a number of local historical sites, a nature reserve, an arts and craft market, numerous scenic drives, with the Stellenboch Wine Route
right on the doorstep.

Somerset West is a thirty minute drive to Cape Town should you wish to take in the City and the well known ‘V & A Waterfront’. We are also in close proximity to four magnificent golf courses including the world class Erinvale Estate ( one minute away).

This spectacular setting in the Cape has everything to offer the discerning visitor.

Somerset West, Stellenbosch as well as Gordons Bay offer numerous nearby first class restaurants should you wish to dine out.

We offer a comfortable, spacious self catering cottage which can sleep up to five persons as well as other double room units, all with separate en-suite facilities. The self-catering cottage includes its own private barbeque facility plus a private outside dining area, a well-equipped kitchen with a breakfast counter, a large lounge complete with full DSTV and a DVD, a main bedroom with a shower and toilet en-suite, a second bedroom, (all with single beds), plus an additional bathroom with a bath, basin and toilet.

The cottage leads directly onto the pool area and secure parking is provided on site.

This ‘friendly’ value for money guest house is wife and husband managed and we offer to assist you to plan your stay enabling you to make your visit to the Cape a most pleasant, unique, memorable and enjoyable experience.

Local activities with which we will gladly assist you include;
personalized guided tours, bird watching, trout fishing, deep sea fishing, cage diving with great white sharks, whale watching, mountain walks, golf, tennis, bowls, croquet, sunset cruises, open air concerts, wine route tours and wine tasting, horse riding and lessons, visits to local community service organizations, church services and where-ever possible to the many activities which take place in the area.


Large swimming pool - cottage has own braai facility.

T.V. and Wi-Fi. On site secure parking.



Winter - from R375 pp.pn. - May to August.
Spring - from R395 pp.pn. - September & October.
Summer - from R450 pp.pn. - November to April.

map & directions

3 Waterford Street, Morningside, Somerset West, Cape Town

Within walking distance of - Lournensford, Erinvale and Morgenster Wine Estates as well as the Erinvale Golf Course, Somerset West Croquet Club as well as the Helderberg Nature Reserve. Ten Minutes from Strand Beach.

enquiries & reservations

3 Waterford Street, Morningside, Somerset West, Cape Town

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