Art cottage self catering

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Clyde Avenue, Berea, KwaZulu-Natal 4001, South Africa
Carol
Your host, Carol
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Response rate: 90%
Response time: within a day

The Space

This self contained unit is attached to the main house but has separate entrance and facilities. This cottage has one large bedroom with double bed and a separate small kitchen/dining area. It is decorated in contemporary style with the owners' extensive art collection There is a shower with skylight to let in the sun, and toilet/washbasin . There is a study area with desk and bookshelves and broadband internet access. The unit leads onto the garden and pool area with a small gazebo where guests can enjoy a sundowner or meals in a tropical setting. The location is a 5 min walk to the Musgrave shopping mall which has many restaurants, food stores, banks, movie houses and 10 mins by car to the beach. We are also close to Killie Campbell Museum, the Technikon and University which is handy for researchers. There is safe parking on the property.
A tropical haven in the quiet safe suburban area of Musgrave.There are two other units on the property - Studio cottage and Garden Cottage.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $6 / night after the first guest
Minimum Stay: 4 nights
Weekly Price: $332 /week
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Moderate
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)

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  • Carol and Keith were fantastic hosts! Our stay was clean and cozy making us feel at home. The finest details are take care of. If you have any questions about your stay in Durban, Carol and Keith will have an answer or do they're best to find you what you're looking for. Thanks for making our stay pleasant:)

    June 2014
  • Carol and Keith have been most welcoming and made our stay in Durban highly enjoyable! The premises have been in great shape and very comfortable, and both of them went out of their way to accommodate for any needs. Furthermore, Keith has been providing us with great insider tips of the area - so do take his advice :)

    December 2013
  • Carol and Keith were the most welcoming hosts, we felt at home straightaway. They had a lot of great tips about what to do and where to go in the city.
    The cottage is spacious, secure and very well located. We enjoyed our stay immensely and have very fond memories of our time in Durban.
    Thanks Carol and Keith!

    November 2013
  • Carol was simply fantastic. We were welcomed with strawberries and chocolate cup cakes on the kitchen table and a generally warm and beautiful home. Will definitely make a return visit when next in Durban.

    September 2013
  • Carol and her husband Keith were fabulous hosts - their self contained unit was perfectly appointed with some lovely extra touches and super clean and with everything I needed. Centrally located and easy access to Convention Centre. Will happily recommend a stay with this delightful couple who go out of their way to make you feel comfortable and at home!

    August 2013
  • I spend three wonderful days in Carols cottage with my fiancé. It has been the nicest place we experienced with airbnb.
    The place is elegant, clean and cosy with all facilities; this area nice, safe and central. I highly recommend it and would have great pleasure to come back. Thank you very much.

    August 2013
  • Carol was not only amazingly hospitable, but a very thorough host. The cottage was in amazing condition and was full of information regarding the surrounding area. Through the maps provided and clear communication, we had an amazing stay in Durban and would highly recommend Carol's accommodation.

    August 2013
  • Perfect place

    May 2013
  • Thank you sooo much Carol and Keith for the warm welcome to your wonderful art cottage! Our stay was lovely and full of inspirations. The safe neighbothood and the helpfull hosts make this place a must for durban travelers.

    May 2013
  • Dont think twice: book it! This place is a gem as are the hosts. Perfect airbnb experience.

    April 2013
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Languages
English, Français
School
Unisa, Rhodes University, UKZN, UCLA (work)
Work
Art Curator
About
I am an art curator working in South Africa and internationally. My husband Keith and I enjoy hosting people and therefore find airbnb a great occupation. We have a house which is over a hundred years old which we have modernized over the years. The self catering apartments are all in our tropical garden and guests enjoy the peace and calm whilst being close to the city. We have always and still travel extensively with Paris being a favorite destination. We also collect art which enhances our environment. (website hidden) Likes: Brodie/Stevenson, Fowler Museum at UCLA, The Saatchi Gallery, newtown2010, Itch, Mondriaan Stichting, Ike's Books and Collectables, Durban Live, SA Art Times, Witness Hilton Arts Festival, Artists for a New South Africa, Creative Cape Town, Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA), The Keiskamma Trust, The Archival Platform, PERFORMA, Damien Schumann Photography, (website hidden), Saint Verde Digest, (email hidden)
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