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Period home. "the vision". Water sorted.

Period home. "the vision". Water sorted.

8 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
1.5 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
1.5 baths
Sparkling clean5 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Off grid water supply through rain water tanks.
Cape Town. In the City Bowl. The hippest neighborhood. This "old" home has been beautifully refurbished with all modern amenities. Tasteful interiors reflect the melting pot of Cape Town and South Africa.
A proper "home from home".
The house is bigger than most guests expect. High ceilings, big rooms.
House itself measures 185 square meters.


Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Common spaces
2 single beds

House Rules

No parties or events
Check-in time is 12PM (noon) - 4PM
Check out by 11AM


19 Reviews

Christopher User Profile
January 2015
Phillip was a great host , very welcoming and very informative - fantastic home in a great area - very quiet front yard tucked away very private from the street - highly recommend this as a great stay in Cape Town !
Ulrike User Profile
March 2018
The house is in a very nice area with very creative and inspiring interior design and personal decoration. The WiFi, TV, and Netflix worked perfectly. Free parking in front of the house. Fantastic for children. We (2 adults + 3 kids age 4-8) felt at home immediately.
Nicole User Profile
February 2018
A wonderful place to stay in Tamboerskloof! We always felt secure and it was easy to walk around by foot, there are many restaurants, cafés and a supermarket nearby. The house is huge and tastefully furnished. We stayed for 6 nights with our young children and they loved the pla…
Jenna&Sam User Profile
February 2018
Quirky old house. Loads of space with a fabulous living area. Perfect location - central yet quiet with wonderful outdoor space. We had a great week!!! Just a note if you have babies or light sleepers, the floorboards squeak and the windows rattle.
Philip User Profile
Response from Philip:
hi, I'll get the sash windows refurbished to take that rattle away. super day, philip.
February 2018
Elisabeth User Profile
January 2018
We had an amazing time in Philip‘s beautiful flat! The location couldn‘t be better: leafy yet super central; the interior design is cool yet creates a warm, cozy atmosphere because it‘s so personal and well curated. We wholly enjoyed our stay during daytime, however I should ad t…
Philip User Profile
Response from Philip:
Elisabeth, I will put mosquito barriers over the water tanks outside. that should stop the insects, my mistake. Philip.
January 2018
Alex User Profile
January 2018
Philips place is magnificent, almost everything has is unique and thought-through - the house is located quiet and hidden in a residential area. The house sleeps 6 people comfortable in 3 bedrooms. Well equipped kitchen and a improvised bbq outside. This place is definitely inspi…
Hendri User Profile
December 2017

Hosted by Philip

Cape Town, South AfricaJoined in November 2014
Philip User Profile
31 Reviews
quality and fun orientated. creative. enjoying theoretical and hand work. most of the furniture in our house was made by ourselves. we decorate from a perspective of personal craft. our favorite travel destinations, a this stage, are wildlife locations in southern africa. i'm …
Languages: English, Nederlands
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

It's the old part of the inner city.
It's quiet and cosmopolitan.
Close to the CBD.

Getting around

Yes. The recently launched "My City" bus service within 200m's.
Car rentals are typically quite affordable.
Uber very active in this area.

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

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