Kimberley House



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Location
Bedrooms
Pool
Kalk Bay
3
No Pool
Daily Rate From
Sleeps
Views
ZAR 3400
6
Sea
Daily Rate To
Bathrooms
ZAR 4500
4
Summary

Kimberley House is a gracious old house filled with light, situated halfway up a cobbled cul-de-sac, a few metres from the sea. It was built in 1895 and is constructed using the existing rocks of the mountainside and local stone, very much in the tradition of Kalk Bay and St James, the two neighbouring villages along the southern coastal road where it is situated.

Living

Sleeping 6 people, it is a spacious house with high ceilings, lovely old wooden floors of Oregon pine, and elegant proportions. It also has four bathrooms, a generous kitchen with dishwasher, a lounge with fireplace and a dining room. Outside is a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer. All of it is decorated in a simple, uncluttered style but every effort has been made to retain the integrity of the house as a fine example of an early South African home.

Leisure

A huge semi-circular patio from which you can almost reach out and touch the sea and watch whales and dolphins cavorting in the bay, a sheltered garden with lots of birdlife out front and a sunny courtyard and herb garden out back. Dalebrook tidal rock pool, a favourite swimming hole for Kalk Bay’s early risers, is a couple of minutes’ walk away. Carry on past the cafés, art galleries, antique and junk shops, ice cream parlour and numerous trendy and retro clothes boutiques to Kalk Bay harbour where colourful fishing boats arriving with their daily catch compete with colourful characters and tame seals for entertainment. Stop at the famous Olympia Deli - the ultimate in shabby chic, but famous for its fantastic no-nonsense contemporary food, excellent fish and superb bakery.

Bedrooms
    Bedroom 1
  • Double room
  • En-suite shower and underfloor heating
    Bedroom 2
  • Double room
  • En-suite shower and underfloor heating
    Bedroom 3
  • Double room
  • En-suite shower and underfloor heating
    Bedroom 4
  • Bathroom opposite
Bathrooms:
    Bathroom 1
  • En-suite to bedroom 1
  • Shower, basin & toilet
  • French doors
    Bathroom 2
  • En-suite to bedroom 2
  • Shower, basin & toilet
  • French doors
    Bathroom 3
  • En-suite to bedroom 3
  • Shower, basin & toilet
  • French doors
    Bathroom 4
  • Opposite the TV lounge
  • Shower, basin & toilet
Lounge:
  • Comfortable sofas and fireplace
    TV room
  • Sleeper couch, can be converted into bedroom.
  • DSTV (satellite) & DVD
Dining Room:
  • Seating for 10 guests
Kitchen:
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Gas hob-electric oven, coffee maker, microwave oven
  • Dishwasher, washing machine & tumble dryer
Outside:
  • Huge patio with superb whale watching and outdoor eating facilities
  • Lush garden
Parking:
  • Secure off-street parking for up to four cars
Other:
  • Magnificent sea and mountain views from every room
  • All linen, towels and beach towels supplied
  • Alarm system
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