Studio cottage for single or couple

Entire home/apt
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed

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About this listing

A spacious studio apartment with separate entrance from the garden with a view of the pool. It has a double bed and a separate shower/toilet as well as a kitchenette with all utensils . There is a small desk and a couch and good wifi.

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Studio cottage for single or couple

The Space
Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Dog(s)


Extra people: No Charge
Cancellation: Moderate


The Space

This self contained unit has separate entrance and facilities. It is a bedsit with small kitchenette with all necessary facilities such as fridge, table top stove, toaster, kettle and washing utility and cupboards. TV and dvd player. There is a shower and toilet and a study/work area with excellent broadband wifi access. It has a double bed. It opens onto a pool set in a tropical garden with outdoor eating area. It is self-catering and good white linen is provided and changed weekly. Area is central and safe in the quiet leafy and safe suburb of Musgrave/Berea near a shopping mall, cinemas, restaurants and 10 mins by car to the beach or to the Conference Centre. We are also close to research facilities such as the Killie Campbell Museum, Match, UKZN. There is secure parking in the garden and a metered taxi rank within walking distance.

Ideal place for longer stays especially for researchers. We offer special rates for longer stays on application.

Guest Access

The garden area and pool is accessible to guests but this excludes the private patio attached to the house which is for the host family only.

Interaction with Guests

We are available at all times but request that the interaction respects normally working hours between 8 and 5 unless there is an emergency. We are available by cell phone for any emergencies

The Neighborhood

It is a safe friendly neighborhood with most amenities in walkable distance. Lots of restaurants and cafes and shops. The area is most suitable for researchers as we are near the universities and also the medical centers where many of our guests do research and internships.

Getting Around

There is a metered taxi rank a few minutes away from the house. There are also mini bus taxis used mainly on the student routes. It is advisable to hire a car. We have parking in the garden.

Other Things to Note

We have 2 boisterous dogs who are quite noisy. No other pets allowed.

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House Rules

The accommodation is for registered guests only. We also expect to be alerted if and when a friend visits as we do not allow strangers on to the property. We need to be introduced and the guests must sign in if they are accepted by us. As most of our guests are here on work related projects we also ask guests to keep noise levels low and at reasonable hours. No parties. We do not permit smoking in the apartment and we expect our guests to respect the property and keep it clean and tidy. Our property is not suitable for children.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher
Lock on Bedroom Door

3 nights minimum stay

The garden and pool

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About the Host, Carol

Durban, South Africa
Member since June 2010
Response rate: 70% (last 10 contacts)
Response time: within a day


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