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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Simon's Town, Western Cape
Situated in Simon's Town, near Boulders Beach were the penguins live, PingusHouse is a 4 bedroom holiday home with a nice private secluded garden and solar heated swimming pool. It is also within a five minute walk from incredible secret little beaches, with natural crystal clear water pools surrounded by big black round rocks (boulders) an ideal place for a refreshing swim and great fun for children; even in winter time to walk and scroll around the area is great fun and not so cold!

Lightly furnished and fully equipped with all mod cons, the house offers accommodation for up to 8 guests and boasts quality interior and decor. The style is modern and sleek, with white and blue walls and decor.
The main floor consists of a spacious expansive open plan lounge, dining area and fully equipped kitchen, all of which leads out through a tot...
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Listing #FKN2320671
About the Owner
Thierry B
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2013
Interaction with guests
We, the owners, will not be able to interact with our guests, but Gillian our fantastic housekeeper, will do the hand out off keys and will guide you through the house and give you all the necessary information. She is very helpful and all our guests love her!. URGENT ADVISE DUE TO SEVER DROUGHT IN THE CAPE TOWN AREA, LEVEL 6 RESTRICTIONS APPLY SINCE 1 JANUARY 2018 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. We advise all clients staying in the house that under the actual water restrictions we are not able to water the garden or fill up the pool. This means that garden grass is very dry and that the pool might be out of use until restrictions apply. Your contribution to water saving is now essential. Please follow measures for water saving.
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Reviewed April 21, 2016

This house could have an amazing panoramic view of almost the whole of False Bay, but it is blocked by a fortress of extremely high hedges. It is so frustrating. That magnificent unique vista could be the greatest feature of the house. The interior of...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank SueAbroad
Management response:Responded April 23, 2016

Thank you for your feedback. One of the remarks that surprise us most is when you state that the house had not been cleaned properly, as this for us is not acceptable as ourselves as guests when renting a house, we demand and expect to...More

Reviewed December 14, 2015

We was 6 friends and was for one week in Pingushouse. The house is wonderful, with a great view to the sea. We had a great time at simon's town and we will come back. The house have 3 beedrooms (one in the "poolhouse") and...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank Terence_1710
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Reviewed April 23, 2015

We stayed for 6 nights with 3 young children who all also loved the house and solar heated pool and didn't want to leave! It was a very relaxing holiday and the house was well equipped so we needed only our food - Berthas in...More

Date of stay: April 2015
1  Thank AlanStephens
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
- Check-in time is between 16:00-17:00. If arriving later you must advise us at least a day before and we will try to organize accordingly. - No parties or events allowed at the...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    3 Fulls
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  • Cleaning Fee: C$75 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: C$452 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Our daughter Laura loves to go to the little beaches near the house and also swim with the penguins at Boulders beach. The town itself with its ancient British air and colourful buildings is charming and has several restaurants, cafe's and nice shops. Mary also loves a bit of 'city live' so we are also not so far to be able to enjoy the rest of the sightings, top notch restaurants, concerts and shops that have made Cape Town a great holiday destination, but we are still able to sleep, wake up and relax in a tranquil (and not very windy) spot, overlooking amazing sea views.

There are so many things to see and do around us... just to mention a few:
- Hiking in Silvermine Nature Reserve enjoying the beautiful flora and fauna that is so unique to the Cape.
- Visit Kalk B...
Getting around
We recommend to have a car to move around the area and visit cape town. However, there are taxi services that can be arrange in a daily basis.

Pingushouse is at:
- 10 minute walk from Simons Town Golf Course
- 20 minute walk from the world famous penguins in Boulders Beach.
- 2000 mts. from the town centre
- 10 minutes drive to Cape of Good Hope National Park (part of Table Mountain National Park)
- 30 minutes drive to V&A Waterfront (Cape Town)
- 45 minutes drive to Cape Town International Airport
- 60 minutes drive to the Winelands, (Franschoek, Stellenbosch,..)
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cape Town : 45.0 km
Railway: Simons Town : 4.2 km
You can see directions to the house in Google Maps just typing in PingusHouse (we have a marker). If coming from the airport we recommend to avoid the itinerary suggested passing through Mitchells Plain (big township) and take rather the M3 or M5.
Activities nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.4 km.
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