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Travelers to the De Kelders Private House are well looked after guest rooms have high ceilings, ample light and ventilation and offer complete privacy.

The house is a gem for the magazine, movie, book and music Fundi. The large and spacious garden is an eighteen year creation of Overberg flora, planted with privacy being the keyword. The heated, salt water pool a welcome escape from the summer heat, the open terrace is secluded and offers the perfect hideaway for reading, drinks and summer dinner.

The ocean is 200 steps away at the beach you can meander on trails and watch the spectacular sunsets over walker bay and talk with the whales (June - December), before you return for dinner, simple courses prepared by your hosts, washed down with local boutique estate wines.

Then to the comfort of bed made with Egyptian white percale cotton, sleeping with the sounds of the whales to awaken refreshed to the smell of a country breakfast of home baked confectionery, homemade jams and preserves, fresh fruit juices and the smell of roasting bacon and brewed coffee.

Facilities and Services:
-Laundry service
-salt water heated swimming pool
-Outside pool shower
-Fireplaces in all rooms and lounge
-Internet, fax, telephone
-Area travel arrangements and recommendations
-North facing property secures spectacular sunsets
-Milky Way star galaxy no streetlights
-library: cd`s, literature, design, music, food, classics, videos, magazines
-private Overberg garden | large field with Overberg flowers behind the House

Accommodation at De Kelders Private House:
The Villa can be booked for exclusive use, in which case the whole house is at your disposal. Alternatively the rooms can be booked separately and the house will be shared with other amiable travelers also looking for a peaceful retreat. Accommodation is by prior arrangement only. The Villa is not numbered and unmarked as a guesthouse, assuring the guests complete privacy.

North-facing property secures spectacular sunsets | heated salt water swimming pool | milky way star galaxy no streetlights | library: c.d.s | literature | design | music | food | classics | videos | magazines | private overberg garden | large field with overberg flowers | behind the house | laundry service | WI FI | area travel arrangements and recommendations.

Room 1 The Pool Room
The Pool Room has a queen size bed, and a full bathroom with spa bath. A fire place and a small private veranda looks out over the garden.
From here a few steps lead down to the garden and the pool area where you can enjoy the warmth of the South African sun, read, relax and cool off in the salt water heated pool.

Room 2 The Suite
The suite room is stylishly fitted with two three-quarter beds that can be converted into an extra large king size bed. The room has an en-suite shower room and separate toilet, a fireplace and a small comfortable lounge leads to a small private patio garden with beautiful views to the Gansbaai mountains.

Room 3 The Private Room
The private room has a king size bed with a seating area. An en-suite shower room and toilet, a fireplace and a small practical study area. Glass sliding doors open onto a small patio garden overlooking the Gansbaai mountains.


Land based southern right whale watching. Swimming in protected coves and bays. The caves of De Kelders. Coastal Klipgat trail 7 km to Gansbaai.

Walker bay nature reserve 17 km hike from de Kelders to Hermanus. Die Plaat long walks, swim and sun bathing. Klipgat cave - one of the six oldest remains of modern man. Excellent fishing die Plaat.

Strandveld museum at Franskraal. Horse riding outrides and trails at farm. Marine eco tours at dyer island. Great white shark cage diving best viewing June until September.

Facilities & Services available:

Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Tourism Information Desk
Xhosa / Zulu
DVD and/or VCR
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

- 1 to 10 days forfeit 100% of full rate charged
- 11 to 30 days forfeit 75% of full rate charged
- 31 to 90 days forfeit 50% of full rate charged


From Cape Town
Travel on the N2 from cape town [161 km] , continue over Sir Lowrys pass, take the R43 turnoff to Hermanus at Botriver, travel through Hermanus and Stanford, turn right at 1st exit to De Kelders, 1st house on your left welcome.

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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast and Guesthouse