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We are a 5-minute walk to the beach and views of the beautiful mountains form part of our charm.  Close to a few shopping centers and numerous quaint little restaurants.  The Main House is occupied by the owners who manage the property.  The Yard offers ample safe parking behind locked gates.

Please make prior arrangements if bringing a trailer or your pets.  The Yard can accommodate groups of up to 12 people.  Groups must have a minimum stay of 2 nights and will cater for themselves from The Cottage.  Please Note that there are NO TV’s at The Yard.  We encourage family bonding time and getting to know each other and the beautiful surroundings better.

Room Inclusions: Linen, Towels, Snacks plus Tea/Coffee Tray for 1 night.

The Cottage is a self-catering unit with 2 beds with a lovely outside barbecue area.  Has a Super King Size bed and sleeper couch and can sleep up to 4 people.  BITS is a bedroom with an on-suite bathroom.  Has a double bed and sleeps 2 people.  Katze is a dormitory and has 4 bunkbeds.  Room Only.  The Vine is a bedroom with an on-suite bathroom.  Entrance is on a spacious veranda.  Has 2 single beds and sleeps 2 people.

Area Info:

We live in a peaceful, friendly part of Gordon’s Bay where neighbours actually greets each other by name. Out home is 5min walk from the main beach and restaurants. The house is close to 2 small shopping centres where you will find almost everything you need. We are not on a main road so fortunately there is not a lot of traffic.


* 5 min walk to beach
* 2 harbours
* swimming
* canoeing
* Mountain hiking
* Fine Dining Restaurants
* Lookout Points - Sight seeing
* Cycling
* Horse Riding
* Monkey Town

Rooms and Units Available:

Bed In The Shed
BITS, 2-sleeper free standing unit with a double bed and en-suite bathroom. Warm, farm-style elegance and decor. ROOM ONLY with a refrigerator, microwave, kettle and tea/coffee tray. Outside braai with courtyard. Pet friendly. Communal Wash basin.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Katze Shared Dormitory Bed
Katze Dormitory is a parkhome that has been upcycled. It has 4 bunkbeds and the toilet/shower is just outside. Fitted with refrigerator, microwave, Tea/Coffee tray.This room might have to be shared with other travelers. Pricing displayed as per bed.
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 1 Adult

Main House
The Main House has 3 bedrooms plus have a fully equipped kitchen, and separate sitting room/lounge area. It is a lovely old fashioned farm house with an open patio and braai area.
Sleeps 6 Adults

The Cottage
The Cottage is at the back of a spacious property with a view on the beautiful mountain. It is a self-catering unit with a comfy Super King Size bed, fully equipped kitchen and a lovely outside barbecue area. Sleeper couch in lounge area.
Sleeps 4 Adults

The Vine
The Vine can sleep 2 adults (Kingsize bed OR 2 Single Beds). Open plan En-suite bathroom. Bar fridge, microwave with basic crockery and cutlery. Kettle with a coffee/tea tray. Secure parking and situated at the front of the house with a lovely stoep.
Sleeps 2 Adults

The Vine
The Vine @ The Yard can sleep 2 adults. 1 Kingsize or 2 Single Beds with open plan en-suite bathroom. This unit walks out on the Veranda and has a view on the front garden.There is a bar fridge and microwave with basic crockery and cutlery. It also has a
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Other Language
Wine Estates
4x4 Routes
Mountain Biking
Horse Trail
Historic Sites
Ethnic Villages
Arts and Craft

Cancellation Policy:

-  If cancelling 7 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the booking total.
-  If cancelling 14 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the deposit.
-  If cancelling 21 days before arrival, forfeit 50% of the deposit.
-  If cancelling 30 days before arrival, forfeit 25% of the deposit.

Terms and Conditions

EFT Payment needs to be made within 24hours.  Then only the booking will be confirmed.  If the payment has not been made in time, the booking will be deleted.
Check in time: 15:00 Check out time: 10:00 No smoking inside ONLY Cottage is Pet Friendly - and ONLY on prior arrangement.


Take the N2 from Cape Town International towards Somerset West. Driving through Somerset West and Strand, turn right on the R165 onto the Sir Lowry’s pass Road. Turn right at the red light into Dennehof Road. Then take the first left into Roos Street. We are the second house on the left, just past the rugby field. Please give us a call upon arrival so that we can open The Yard gate and welcome you in.

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Children Policy

Children aged between 0 and 2 stay free. Children aged between 3 and 18 pay 100% of the sliding scale rate.

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  • Accommodation Type: Backpacker and Self-Catering
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM