Set back from the road in a quiet cul de sac in wind-free Claremont surrounded by age old trees with Table Mountain as a back drop nestles north-facing La Petite Maison (and in the same La Loft). When you awake to the sound of birds singing it is easy to forget that you are just ten minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town city. Cavendish Square Mall is within walking distance and with easy access to the M3 highway one is less than 15 minutes from the V&A Waterfront, Constantia Wine Route, Golf courses eg Steenberg, Westlake and Royal Cape (we have a golf cart at Royal we can talk about) with Camps Bay beach, Hout Bay and Kalk Bay a mere 20 minutes drive.
Beautifully furnished with antiques, original art and Persians the formal lounge and dining room with French doors leading out to the garden create a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere. Lounge has a HDTV, DSTV, PVR and DVD player with surround sound.
Both rooms have gas fireplaces.
Dining table seats 10 comfortably.
Sun Room with eat-in kitchen and wine cellar. This spacious room has a delightfully airy feel complete with wood fire place and an indoor braai. Foldaway doors open to the large swimming pool and mountain views.
Whether it is Winter or Summer this room is as ideal for entertaining as curling up with a book on the comfy day bed with a crackling fire in the giant wood fireplace. The Sun room also has a flat screen TV and
The fully equipped kitchen has a Paul Bocuse gas stove and double oven, a tea station with Saeco coffee machine. All contributing to making entertaining a breeze.
Utility room: dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave.
Main bedroom: Sleep peacefully surrounded by trees and awake to step out onto the Juliette balcony and admire Table Mountain.
Full en-suite bathroom. Flat screen TV
Second bedroom has beautiful mountain views too and a full bathroom
Study with extensive library of books, fax and scanner/copier.
Underfloor heating and ceiling fans in
all the rooms
House has full internet, ADSL and wi-fi
All the rooms are north facing and have
Swimming pool with deck chairs, umbrellas and an outside eating area under the trees
La Petite Maison is a wonderfully quiet, private and relaxed home away from home that is perfect for lazing at the pool or sitting in the shade and reading a book.
There are many coffee shops, restaurants and bistros nearby and I am happy to recommend if need be.
This stunning room (80square m) with its exposed rafters has a light and bright loft feel. It has a double bed, large shower bathroom and a fully equipped kitchenette. The kitchenette has a two plate stove, microwave and fridge/freezer. There is a kettle, toaster and coffee plunger. Spectacular mountain views from the large North facing windows with French doors and Juliette balcony. Room has a flat screen TV, wi-fi, ceiling fans,underfloor heating
and a gas fire place.
House keeper included. She works Monday to Friday from 9am-5pm. She will do general cleaning and does not cook. Laundry can be arranged. Our houseman works two to three days a week to take care of the garden and pool. He is also available as a driver.