The Short and Lazy: Tranquil mountain-view retreat

Entire guest suite hosted by James

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
Dedicated workspace
A private room with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Park for free
This is one of the few places in the area with free parking.


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The Short and Lazy is a tranquil mountain-view retreat located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the historical town of Montagu with beautiful views of the Langeberg mountain

The house is 400 meters away from the entrance to the nature reserve and Cogmanskloof hiking trails for either a leisurely walk in nature or a more intense long distance hike. Within 2 kilometers of restaurants, shops and bars.

The back garden is shared space.

The space
The living room has a combustion fireplace for the cold Montagu winters. From the living room you move on to the dining area from where you walk through Happy (French) Doors onto a wooden deck with beautiful views of the Langeberg mountains. Enjoy your morning coffee or evening glass of wine on the lovely stoep or on the deck.

The unit has two bedrooms with a double bed in each. The kitchen is full equipped and has a gas stove top for when load shedding comes to visit. The bathroom has a bath and a shower.

Free Wifi and Netflix is provided. You will also be able to enjoy your own media playlists, connecting to the flat screen TV box. The inputs available are HDMI, as well as Micro USB, for laptop and cellular device connectivity, respectively.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed

What this place offers

Mountain view
Park view
Dedicated workspace
Free driveway parking on premises – 1 space
HDTV with Netflix
Security cameras on property
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.88 out of 5 stars from 8 reviews


Where you’ll be

Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa

Montagu West is a quiet neighborhood nestled next to the nature reserve with beautiful views of the Langeberg mountains. A large park is located just opposite the house.

Hosted by James

  1. Joined in June 2016
  • 8 Reviews
  • Identity verified
We love travelling across South Africa. We enjoy nice relaxing getaways where we can regain our energy for the demands of everyday life. We also love hosting people at our tranquil mountain-view retreat in Montagu West.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm
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Cancellation policy