Located at the foot of a quiet mountain with sweeping views of Walker Bay.
The ground-floor lounge opens onto the Karoo stone barbeque area and splash pool with tumbling water feature on one side and a terrace overlooking the golf course and the ocean on the other.
The top-floor bar lounge, equipped with a 60“ plasma TV with all DSTV channels, has its own sea-view terrace while also giving access to a rooftop deck where 360° views of mountain and sea can be enjoyed.
Guests can use the internet facilities in the library or relax on its mountain-view terrace, where gently cascading waterfalls convey a sense of peace and tranquility. The temperature-controlled walk-in wine cellar is stocked with the finest wines from local estates.
The luxury suites, each with a private terrace or balcony, have extra-length king size or twin beds with fine percale bed linen and super soft allergy-free duvets.
Each tastefully decorated, fully automated room is equipped with a bar fridge, tea & coffee tray, flat screen TV, international adapter, mini safe, hairdryer, WiFi internet and iPod station.
The bathroom has a bath, double volume shower, twin washbasins, heated towel rails, cotton gowns and Charlotte Rhys toiletries.
Selkirk House Activities:
The village centre with its many boutiques, bookshops, coffee shops, restaurants, markets, art galleries and museums is a 5-minute drive away.
Hermanus is one of the world’s top land-based whale watching destinations. The Southern Right whales visit our shores between the months of July and December.
Rich in fynbos and bird life, Hermanus has much to offer the outdoor enthusiast. Lovely hikes and picnic spots abound along with pristine beaches, amongst which is the famed blue flag Grotto Beach, just a 5 minute-drive from Selkirk House.
Places of interest nearby:
Wine lovers can visit some well-known estates in the Hemel & Aarde Valley and other wine regions like Stanford and Bot River.
Pretty coastal towns in the area include Rooi Els, Pringle Bay, Betty’s Bay with its botanical gardens, Kleinmond, Pearly Beach and Arniston.
Visit Kleinriver cheese farm near Stanford for a riverside picnic or the famous caves at De Kelders. At Gansbaai great white sharks can be observed from a boat or a diving cage.
The lighthouses at Danger Point and L’Agulhas are interesting to see and a more extended visit to the Bontebok Park near Swellendam or the De Hoop Nature Reserve east of Bredasdorp will be well worthwhile. Explore some of the interesting inland towns like Greyton, Genadendal, Grabouw, Caledon, Bredasdorp, Napier and Riviersonderend.
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Roll out of your bed onto the 27th fairway of the Hermanus G/C Arabella Golf estate 22km away. Best land based Whale watching in the world lovely cliff walks and beautifull mountain views Wine routes close by and good restaurants
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