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The Mountain House
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
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“Peace and tranquility we found on this mountain slope. I enjoyed every evening looking out over the bay. . .”

The Zen like tranquility and majestic views from The Mountain House provide the most perfect setting for a memorable stay in Cape Town.

Note that prices quoted are for 2 people sharing the main en-suite. Please enquire about prices if there are more than 2 travellers or if you wish to have the use of the second bedroom with its own en-suite bathroom

The space

The Mountain House is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Cape Town. Nestled against the slopes of Trappieskop Mountain, bordering the Table Mountain National Park and uniquely designed to take in the most spectacular views, this ‘home from home’ offers the best of our rich diversity in fauna and flora while combining access to a wide range of social and extra mural pursuits at your doorstep.

Guest access

2 to 4 people can be comfortably accommodated:

•Main bedroom with queen size bed and fine linen
•Ample cupboarding with dressing table
•Luxurious en-suite bathroom with large shower and double vanity
•A second bedroom with two single beds and own en-suite with shower is an optional extra
•Clerestory windows bring views of the mountain behind into the spacious light filled living area where two custom made daybeds work equally well as two single or as a double bed
•Well equipped kitchenette with fridge, microwave/convection oven, gas hob
•State of the art appliances
•Seamless flow from the living area onto a magnificent balau deck with 360 degree views.
•TV with Mnet, DVD
•Alarm system and small safe
•Braai facility in private landscaped indigenous garden
•Off-street parking
•Separate, private entrance
•Underfloor heating
•Twice weekly servicing included.

Interaction with guests

The Mountain House is very private. We like to meet our guests and make sure they've settled in but leave them in the comfort that they can call on us if necessary in our home next door.

Other things to note

5 minutes to:

•Clovelly and Fish Hoek beaches
•Clovelly Country Club (18 hole par 72)
•Kalk Bay Harbour and surrounds
•The Silvermine Wetland Walkway

10 minutes to:
•Boulders Beach (penguins)
•Mineral World Scratch Patch

15 minutes to:
•Cape Point
•Imhoff Farm
•Cape Point Ostrich Farm
•The Constantia Winelands
•Silvermine Nature Reserve

20 to 30 minutes to:
•Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
•Hout Bay
•Chapman’s Peak
•Cavendish Mall
•V&A Waterfront
•Robben Island Ferry
•Table Mountain Cable car

Family/kid friendly
Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Extra people $19 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $19
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM

We welcome all guests, including well behaved children! No pets are allowed and smoking is not permitted inside.

Note that prices quoted are for 2 people sharing the main en-suite. Please enquire about prices if there are more than 2 travellers or if you wish to have the use of the second bedroom with its own en-suite bathroom.

Safety features
Fire extinguisher
1 night minimum stay

24 Reviews

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Beth User Profile
May 2017
We had a wonderful stay at the Mountain house. Carin was very helpful with check in and getting us settled. The home has incredible views out of every window! Definitely a lovely home!

Abdullah User Profile
March 2017
Carin and Miles were lovely hosts, extremely friendly and helpful on suggestions about local activities and restaurants. The mountain house is really a great choice for a unique and peaceful experience.

Robert User Profile
January 2017
My wife and I honeymooned in Cape Town recently. We booked Carin's place for our final few days, to unwind after being in and around the city for most of our stay. It was a very good call. We actually wish that we had stayed here longer, but unfortunately we had to head home. The place was clean. The layout of the mountain house was gorgeous. It was a great spot from which to explore the beaches on the southside. We would definitely stay here again.

Beatrice User Profile
November 2016
The mountain house is truly a gem! The minute you arrive, the views are breathtaking, the home is immaculate (from the decor, panoramic view of the bay and the mountains) and Carin was an absolute delight. If you are looking for a modern, ideal location while in Cape Town, I would not hesitate to book this gorgeous home. We will visit again :)

Julie User Profile
March 2016
What a beautiful stay! We loved Carin and Mile's Mountain House - just what we needed after the busyness of Cape Town. The views are stunning and I loved waking up every morning on their porch. Highly recommend!

Shannon User Profile
April 2015
Carin and her husband were both fantastic. They were very quickly responsive to all questions prior to our arrival and were flexible when it turned out we'd be arriving later than anticipated the first day. We had some difficulty with wifi access and they were always fast to respond to reboot the router from their home next door which resolved the issue each time. The issue I suspect had to do more with the load shedding that was going on (there is a bit of an electricity shortage country wide) and not with their equipment which worked great once we got connected each time. The house was LOVELY and perfect for a couple. Great location and beautiful home.

Kirsten User Profile
June 2014
Great place with a nice downtown walking area with a lot of restaurants and shops.. Easy check on and check out.. Would recommend and stay again..

Cape Town, South AfricaJoined in June 2012
Carin User Profile

I live in the most beautiful part of Cape Town. Having used airbnb to select accommodation for myself on travels we've decided we should also offer our accommodation on this website.

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Response time: within an hour

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