offers accommodation where you can holiday in comfortable luxury. Be swept away by views of the bay below the magnificent mountains and the picturesque Hout Bay fishing harbour. While taking a steaming hot spa bath, look far out to sea to Kommetjie lighthouse.
We are situated just a block and a half from the beach and within walking distance of every convenience: a supermarket stocked with a selection of freshly cooked food prepared daily, delicious breads, imported products at the delicatessen including an adjoining liquor store with a choice of the fairest wine of the Cape.
In the same area there is a laundry and drycleaner, a medical centre and pharmacy, a beauty salon, hairdresser, coffee shop and pick of restaurants specializing in seafood, steaks, Austrian cuisine and much more. The Valley of Hout Bay hosts an informative Library and Museum and boasts many spectacular mountain walks. The soft, white, sandy beach lies below a two-armed mountain range – on the east Chapman’s Peak and on the west the Karbonkelberg
, which ends in a peak called Sentinel. Sentinel stands guard over the working fishing harbour and the yacht basin. These are both within a short distance from the accommodation.
You decide what pleases you most as you stretch out in the extra-length king size bed or snuggle up reading a book in a comfortable chair in the study. Maybe you would prefer reclining on the couch to watch TV or be entertained by the fishing boats coming in or going out of the harbour.
If you enjoy cooking, you will be thrilled by the kitchen equipped with an electric cooker, grill/oven and a two-plate gas hob. All necessary crockery, cutlery, glassware and utensils are provided. The fridge/freezer is always well-stocked with ice and a microwave oven is available for cooking or heating and eating meals.
Although Hout Bay is 18km from Cape Town, it takes less than 30 minutes along a beautiful scenic route to the V&A Waterfront complex where you can take a boat trip to the historic Robben Island. Be sure to take a cable car ride up Table Mountain or visit the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens which host Sunday evening musical concerts. You can take a trip over Chapman’s Peak Drive to Noordhoek, Kommetjie and Cape Point or enjoy a day trip to the winelands.
William and Rose Thomas look forward to hosting you on your next holiday.
Accommodation at Montana Muse:
Self Catering Loft Apartment ( Suitable for maximum of two adults )
Patio (Groundfloor entrance)
Private, brick paved patio bordered by a flower and herb bed. Outdoor table and chairs are provided and Braai/Barbaque available.
Fully equipped kitchen with breakfast nook: fridge/freezer, 2 plate electric stove with oven, 2 plate automatic gas hob, microwave as well as all necessary kitchen appliances, utensils, crockery, glassware and cutlery.
Two lounge chairs with side tables, a couch and television.
Spacious room with king size bed and a spa bath in the bedroom.
All linen provided including bath towels – fresh towels every third day. (Please bring your own beach towels).
There is a Hairdryer and Iron available on request.
En suite with shower, toilet and hand basin.
All the upstairs rooms have sweeping views of Hout Bay Beach, Chapman’s Peak and out to sea across the bay to Kommetjie.
Montana Muse Activities:
- Take a walk down to the harbour, visit the Fish Markets and Yacht Basin.
- Take a boat ride out to Seal Island or a sunset cruise.
- Stroll down Albert Road (turn left outside our gate) to the beach (5 mins walk) and walk right across the beach to the bottom of Chapman’s Peak.
- Take a walk across the valley via Princess Avenue to the shopping centre (Milkwood) with Woolworths, Clicks, a variety of coffee shops/ lunch venues.
- Enjoy an ice cream at Motzart’s.
- Visit Iced Dream (Italian ice cream specialists) on the Main Road or enjoy a meal at Luigi’s restaurant.
- Visit the curio and semi-precious jewelry shop.
- Craft Market on Sundays on the Common across the valley via Princess Avenue.
- Just up Andrew’s Road visit the Hout Bay Museum.
- Check the Tobi page in the folder on the kitchen table for further details of visits to World of Birds up Valley Road, Township Tours, Military Historial Tours and mountain walks.
Montana Muse Map:
We had a wonderful stay Rose and William went out of there way to make our stay as comfortable as possible. The apartment is very well equipped and has the most beautiful view over the harbor and Chap-mans Peak. We will recommend it to out friends.
This is the perfect little place for a couple to get away for a few days. It is so cosy and the service couldn't be better!! The view is fantastic. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to be spoiled.
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