Drawbridge Cottage is an historic semi-detached Cape Cottage in the heart of Newlands Village. The cottage gets its name from the quaint bridge that crosses the little stream at the front of the property.
The house has been newly renovated and is a truly private home away from home.
Drawbridge cottage boasts a fully equipped modern eat-in kitchen with oven & hob, dishwasher, adequate fridge/freezer, microwave and combination washing machine/tumble dryer.
The living area has a wood burning fireplace and double cottage pane doors opening onto a delightful private garden courtyard, with features including Revelstone pavers, lavender, outdoor furniture, braai/ barbeque facilities, a magnificent Crabapple tree and shaded lawn. There are views of Newlands Buttress and Devils Peak on Table Mountain. It is a very child-friendly environment.
The main bedroom has a queen sized extra length bed and the second bedroom has 2 single extra length beds. Both bedrooms have built in cupboards and panel heaters. Quality linen, duvets, towels and pillows are provided. The second bedroom can easily be made into a comfy children's room.
An entertainment center consists of a LCD TV, DVD/MP3/CD player and Digital Satellite Television connection. Internet connectivity via a HSDPA /3G modem is available on request.
The bathroom has quality Victorian finishes and a beautiful stained glass window.
There is secure parking behind an automated gate for one vehicle with the added bonus of off street parking for 3 additional vehicles.
The cottage has all the security one could wish for including intruder beams, security gates, radio connection to a private security company as well as excellent barrier protection.
Serviced once a week.
No pets, No smoking.
Walking distance from Newlands forest, two convenience stores, up market shopping complexes,well known
restaurants and two famous Cape Town pubs.
5-10 minutes drive to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cavendish Square shopping center, Newlands Rugby and Cricket grounds, and the University of Cape Town.
15 minutes drive to the V & A Waterfront and Cape Town International Convention Centre, Table Mountain Cable Car and Constantia vineyards
20 30 minutes drive to Cape Town Airport, Boulders Beach, Cape Point Nature Reserve and the Boland Winelands
From R350 pp / night sharing
Minimum stay two nights.
Medium term rental rates negotiable.
All rates are VAT INCLUSIVE.
A 50% deposit secures your booking,
balance payable before arrival.
51 Newlands Avenue,
Hosts: Dirk and Kathleen van Zijl