Our beautiful industrial style home with 300 square meters of space is extreme comfortable family accommodation.
There is space for the kids to play in the big garden of more than 500 square meters with a new pool and deck.
There is a spacious main double bedroom with abundant cupboard space.
The two kids rooms are kids heavenly with loads of toys to play with if you need that.
There are two full bathrooms - one with shower and one with bath.
Our kitchen has everything you need from SMEG gas cooker to double fridge/freezer, washer and dryer, dishwasher and an ever important Saeco coffee machine.
There is a sunroom with new comfortable sofa to relax or enjoy with family.
The dining with sitting room and media room is open plan.
Dining table has seating for 6.
The media room has a 46inch wall mounted plasma TV with Apple TV.
There is also a DVD player, Xbox and Wii for the kids.
A selection of some 400 DVD’s will feed the movie buffs soul.
There is an AppleHome system for iPod plugin to listen to music or radio.
A new outside seating area next to pool with designer furniture under a beautiful vine offers great space and cool outside fun in summer months to read a book or evening dining under fairy lights.
Outside we have a new 7x3m sparkling pool with 30 square meter deck.
There is also a double garage but depending on whether we consider a car swap too might be available or not.
There is a large jungle gym in the garden for kids to enjoy.
There is a free standing Weber for great South African braais in the garden.
Our home comes with full security - inside and out - and an armed response for any needs.
Entrance is through an automated gate with remotes for all alarms and garages too.
Our family of animal friends include Lola (Labrador), Coco (cat), three free roaming rabbits (Ali, Cinnamon and Cottonbud) and two chickens (Chandler and Rachel).
As it is their home, when you are visiting our housekeepers will be looking after them.
Austin and Jane, our housekeepers, live on the property and they takes care of the gardens, general maintenance, our pets and our cottage guests needs.
If their diary allows they might be available to you but details to be confirmed.
We have 2 garden cottages with complete private gardens (and no access to our private garden, jungle gym or pool) in the furthest part of our big property that we either rent, swap or use for media promotion.
They are completely private only sharing the back footpath as entrance.
Some swappers even want the extra space for their extended family. See Retro Garden Cottage in Stellenbosch Winelands on Love Home Swap website.
Stellenbosch is world renown for our elegant wines and beautiful scenery.
Stellenbosch was fonded in 1679 on the banks of the Eerste River.
Today we have beautiful restored buildings dating back more than 300 years with museums, art galleries, restaurants, bistros, coffee shops and shops to compliment our other history.
The closest wine farm is 5min drive but a further 10min takes you to more than 30 wine farms and afield.
There is a nature reserve 5min walk from our home into the mountains with hiking trails or mountain bikes tracks for the adventurous.
Jonkershoek Nature Reserve with spectacular waterfalls and mountains trails is just outside of town and is promoted as the number 1 mountain biking destination globally.
In our neighbourhood there are a few parks with playing areas for kids.
We have families of guinea fowl roaming the streets with squirrels and other small animals.
We have a resident owl in our pine tree which you can hear at night and if you lucky you can spot him fly off hunting.
The closest beach is 20min drive.
Cape Town International airport is 30min drive.
Cape Town is 40min drive.
Further driving could take you to:
Beautiful seaside fishing village Paternoster on West Coast - 90min
Innerland Riebeek Kasteel in Swartland - 45min
Paarl and Franschhoek - 25min
Whale sighting capital Hermanus 80min.
So often asked to supply detail about our beautiful area and surrounds thus more detailed information about our area below:
Our home is 5min drive to two world class golf courses - Stellenbosch and De Zalze Golf Clubs.
Within less than 30min drive you will find another 7 championship courses.
Stellenbosch wants to claim capital of mountain biking globally and Jonkershoek Nature Reserve area and surrounds could seal the deal.
Plenty of trails for all levels of riders.
Ride out from home to the famous G-spot trails in less than 5min.
Stellenbosch offers plenty in food gastronomy with plenty restaurants in historic Dorp and Church Streets or if you prefer most wine farms have beautiful organic gardens serving their own restaurants.
Helderberg and Jonkershoek Nature reserves are within 10min drive and you are rewarded with beautiful scenery, river walks and amazing waterfalls.
You can also hike directly from the house to Coetzenburg Nature Reserve.
Stellenbosch award winning wine farms - Vriesenhof Vineyards and Klein Zalze Wine Estate - are within 5min drive.
Venture another 15min and you will reach another 50 or more beautiful vineyards with the beautiful Stellenbosch Mountains as backdrop with some facing the Atlantic Ocean.
Whether you are want a family beach day, enjoy an early morning surf or even learn to surf, Strand Beach is the perfect spot and is a 20min drive only.
Within 40min drive you will reach Cape Town with the famous new 7th wonder in the world, Table Mountain with opportunities to come close either hiking up or taking the cable car.
Cape Town's beaches and restaurants are world renown.
The Swartland Valley offers new world wines by young winemakers that are raking in awards and the scenery is beautiful too and can be reached within 45min.
Whale watching capital of the world is just over a hours drive from us.
A 90min drive will take you to the quint fishing village on the West Coast and is worth a visit to enjoy the bay and buy your crayfish for supper.
Although in Africa, when you enter this small village next to the Riversonderend Mountains you would think you are in England, all only 90min away.
Also known as Waenhuiskrans because of the beach cave where an ox wagon can turn around in.
This beautiful fisherman's village in the Overberg has been awarded as one of the top ten hideaways in the world by TIME magazine.
Within just over two hours and then head to
Visit the real most southern point of Africa where the Atlantic and Indian Oceans meet which will take another 30min.