Hovering over False Bay with a 360-degree view of mountain and sea, is the enchanting and luxurious Villa St James, a restored historical National Monument ideal for a lavish seaside holiday in the coastal town of St James.
St James, situated 35 minutes from Cape Town center, was the first resort to be developed by the British in the early 1900’s. Today St James is celebrated for its balmy climate, warmer Cape waters, whale watching and accessibility along the railway line which extends along the scenic coastal route to Simon’s Town.
Villa St James accommodates up to 16 guests in 8 spacious bedrooms with extra long beds and five bathrooms. Each bedroom, unique in character, has sea or mountain views with variable features of private outdoor or indoor balconies and a rabbit warren of inter-leading doors.
The living and leisure zone on the ground floor features an elegant dining room for 22 guests. The décor blends nautical accents with collectable deco throughout the 2 lounges and billiard room along with influences of Africa and traditional Cape Dutch style. Relaxation comes easily with a substantial music and literary collection, an English pub and a secluded courtyard with trellised grapevines.
The living area spills outdoors to the sheltered garden and outdoor swimming pool, with unbroken vistas of the Indian Ocean. From the outdoor terrace captivating hours observing human aqua activities and the subtle changes of nature will mesmerise even the most cynical city dweller.
Villa St James is a self-catering oasis of privacy, but is maintained at all times by courteous and professional staff. Your specific needs are important to us and will be handled with proficient assurance, leaving you free to enjoy a memorable stay at Villa St James.
We look forward to welcoming you to Villa St James and assisting you with all your concierge requirements including a private chef, daily housekeeping, car hire, airport transfers, babysitting, restaurant bookings, tours, activities and more…
Villa St James is conveniently situated on the coastal main road within walking distance to St James beach celebrated for its balmy climate, warmer Cape waters, whale watching and accessibility along the railway line which extends along the scenic coastal route to Simon’s Town. Also within walking distance from the Villa is the enchanting Kalk Bay village, with its antique shops, fine restaurants, sophisticated shopping, fishing harbour, historic walks, and museums. Constantia Wine estates, golf courses, yachting, kite surfing, deep-sea fishing, shark diving, whale watching, hiking, caving and more are all within 10 minutes of the Villa.
8 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, 1 Guest Toilet
Fully Equipped Kitchen, Laundry Facilities, Barbecue Facilities,
Lounge, TV Room, Billiard Room, Pub, Dining Room (22 Seater)
DSTV, DVD player, CD player, MP3 player with over 4000 songs
Swimming Pool, Garage, Secure Parking for 5 vehicles
Protea Room: King bed, en-suite bathroom with bath and separate shower, separate toilet, balcony, sea views
Aloe Room: Single bed, enclosed terrace, sea views (inter leading to Protea room)
Palm Room: Queen bed, balcony (inter leading to Sunflower Room)
Sunflower Room: Queen bed, ensuite bathroom with shower, separate toilet, balcony
Sage Room Queen bed, enclosed terrace
Lavender Room: Queen bed, en-suite bathroom with toilet, bath and shower, mountain views
Lily Room: Double bed, Single bed, en-suite bathroom with toilet, bath and shower, mountain views
Rose Room: 2 Single beds, en-suite bathroom with toilet, bath and shower, mountain views
Grapevine Room: Queen bed, en-suite bathroom with toilet shower, quart yard views
Grapevine Lounge: Double futon (pull out coach), quart yard views
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