Vast Views, Wonderful Walks and Beautiful Beaches
Shell’s Place is a charming self-catering holiday home designed with space, comfort and luxury in mind. The house is set high up on Elsies Peak with panoramic views of the ocean, mountains and Simonstown.
The holiday atmosphere pervades as soon as you enter Shell’s Place. The whole house is bright and airy with elegantly-casual decor.
AT A GLANCE:
- Accommodates 4 people but an additional two can use the sleeper couch in the living area.
- Upstairs Bedroom
Queen-size bed, Victorian bathtub with a view, bathroom en-suite (shower)
- Downstairs bedroom
Two single beds, bathroom en-suite (shower, toilet, sink)
- Open plan Living Areas
Large lounge with 7-seater lounge suite, DSTV, Radio,
Dining area with 6-seater suite opens onto large deck
Sunroom with lounging furniture
Fully equipped with all you would need for self-catering including microwave, stove with large oven, fridge with large freezer, washing machine, tumble drier.
- Free Wifi
- Linen and towels are provided
- Off-street parking for one car
Although parking on the street is relatively safe.
- Onsite management
- Please note:
Shell’s Place is NOT suitable for the infirm as there are quite a few steps to climb.
The exquisite open-plan living area blends seamlessly with a spacious outdoor deck.
The kitchen is nicely sized and is well equipped with all you would need for self-catering. A bedroom, on the same level as the living area, offers two single beds with a shower, toilet and sink en-suite. One of the highlights of Shell’s Place is the upstairs master bedroom with it’s Victorian-style bathtub in the dormer window overlooking the view. The master bedroom is nicely proportioned and also has a shower, toilet and sink en-suite.
Shell’s Place borders a section of the Table Mountain National Park. A path through the natural fynbos garden leads_hol out the back gate and onto the glorious Elsies Peak hiking trail. On a clear day you can see both the Indian and the Atlantic Oceans, the Hottentot Holland Mountain Range across False Bay and the layout of mountains from Cape Point to Table Mountain. While walking the easy-going path, take the time to notice the rich diversity of plants and birdlife.
From Shell’s Place you will find yourself spoilt by a selection of beautiful white sandy beaches dotted with large granite boulders and tidal pools. Being on the warmer Indian Ocean, snorkeling and swimming (sometimes with penguins) are popular activities. Directly below Shell’s Place is the intimate Glencairn Beach. It is popular with families due to the safety of the tidal pool while devoid of the crowds that flock to the nearby Fishhoek Beach.
Ideally situated, halfway between Fishhoek and Simonstown, our guests have easy access to shops, restaurants, four esteemed golf-courses and the interesting sights of the South Peninsula.
Whether it’s surfing, shark-cage diving, scuba, mountain biking / hiking, horse riding, fine wining and dining you prefer, it’s all here. Cape Point (Cape of Good Hope), Boulders Beach (penguin colony), Wine Routes, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Hout Bay and more, are all in close proximity.
After a day’s outing, the private atmosphere of Shell’s Place offers an oasis of peace and tranquility. With the hush of the sea and twitter of the birds, it’s so nice to just sit and relax while watching the view turn pink over False Bay.
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