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An extraordinary beach house with one of the best views in the world

Bedrooms 7
Space 490 m²
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

7 bedrooms villa on Bloubergstrand's rocks with the best view of Table Mountain

The Windrose is 480 sqm wide. On the ground floor are two very big lounges, a dining table for 12 people, a breakfast table that sits 8 plus a kitchen and a small kitchenette for breakfast. Two poster refrigerator, ice maker machine, two microwaves, an electric oven. The right handed lounge have a 42' flat screen TV with the sound system having amplifiers in all the ground floor. Both lounges have air con and fire places. A fully equipped separate utility room, 2 guest toilets and 2 double garages.The furniture is of an outstanding level and the area spacious enough to easily entertain guests. Plenty of outdoor space with 3 furnished decks with 1 built-in braais, on one of the decks we just built an heated swimming pool. On the first floor 7 bedrooms (3 of them en-suite)plus two other bathrooms can easily host 12 people. 5 rooms open onto big decks looking at the sea. At the top of the house there is a nice studio.

Member since: 2009
Speaks english, french, italian
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
12 July, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Virginia

I am sorry I haven't emailed you before now but we only got back from SA yesterday.

I just wanted to say your house is utterly amazing. My family and I loved every moment we spent their and we will have memories of it for many years to come.

Thank you so much.


Jan 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa rental in Cape Farms, South Africa

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 490 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
  • Air Conditioning
  • soap
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Printer
  • Safe
  • Scanner
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • mini-fridge
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 single bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 single bed
  • On the first floor are 7 bedrooms (3 of them en-suite), (5 double and 2 single) plus two other bathrooms can easily host 12 people. All the rooms are furnished with the best that you can find in South Africa with plenty of cupboards. Five bedrooms open onto big decks looking at the sea, where you can lie in the sun or watch for whales or dolphins. At the top of the house there is a nice studio.
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
  • bay
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
We just added a heated swimming pool on one of the decks where you can bathe in front of the sea, a real luxury!!


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An extraordinary beach house with one of the best views in the world
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 27 reviews

Absolutely stunning

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic house, extremely well equipped-fantastic views-spotless, tidy and extremely well equipped for all types( families, friends or even business trips) . The house is secure and has the best views in Cape Town for sure.would highly recommend and will certainly return

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much!!
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Heaven on Earth!!!

  • 5 of 5

Whow whow whow. That is what comes to my mind. Words cannot describe The Windrose. We were a family with adult kids and we spend 3 glorious days at The Windrose.

Everything was just perfect for us. There are enough space for everyone to have his or her privacy if needed. The rooms were beautiful and they have the most amazing views over the bay on Table Mountain. The en suite bathrooms are very comfortable and all towels and linen are exceptionally good quality.

Emma and Conney were very helpful and kind and made you feel welcome from the start.

I will recommend the Windrose to everyone that wants to come and experience Cape Town. It is very well situated and close to the restaurants and shops.

You really dont have to hire a car. Make use of Uber.

Thanks Virginia for your kindness and an unforgettable stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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it is a great house with perfect service

  • 5 of 5

From day one everything was perfectly arranged, the vieuws are the max. the decorations off the house are very tastefull. the kitchen is well equiped. so we hat a greet time.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review!
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Beautiful house with the sea just out side.

  • 4 of 5

We loved every thing about the property but I did mail with complaints about the plumbing with you have not replied to so can you please do that. and send the deposit as well. Thankyou

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! Unfortunately I never receive an email regarding the plumbing and I did send you a request for your bank details in order to send back the deposit, I never had a replay from you. Please be so kind to send me your bank details and the email of complainants about the plumbing. Thanks
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Wow, an amazing home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures on the website do not do this home justice.

Every person in our group was delighted by the property from the minute we walked in. The home is beautifully and tastefully decorated The attention to detail was noticeable, I particularly liked the fresh flowers, so thoughtful. There were basic supplies to keep us going until we were able to get to a shop. The property is a home rather than a house, everything we needed, and more, was there.

The location right on the beach was superb and having a decent restaurant right next door proved useful. If you're too lazy too make your own coffee in the morning you can simply go next door to the 'hole in the wall' for a decent cappuccino or espresso!

The staff were charming and accommodated all our needs.

I hope that we can return in the not too distant future to enjoy a glass of good South African wine while sitting on the outdoor patio, fire blazing and waves crashing against the rocks!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I am really happy that you enjoyed The Windrose and I look forward to hosting you again!
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The property was amazing! We can't wait to return!

  • 5 of 5

The property was fantastic. We were welcomed by the property manager who was thorough and helpful. The views were amazing! Food and light shopping are available within walking distance. We can't wait to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review! I hope to be able to host you and your family again! Virginia
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Cape Town International
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Petit Fours
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Milnerton Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
On the Rocks
Car: necessary

Bloubergstrand has a long white sandy beach on the Atlantic ocean, with a few rocky outcrops where black mussels are found. The water is cold due to the cold Benguela Current but the beach is popular with surfers. The bay on the west side of Bloubergstrand, known as 'Big Bay' has become a very popular kite surfing spot due to the constant trade winds bringing a 1-3m surf for a majority of the year. Big Bay Beach is also well known for the ease with which White Mussels (a species of the family Donax) can be extracted from the sand by a process locally known as 'jiving'.

Other Activities: Kite-surfing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit A$477.96

Rates are based on 7+ pax. Please contact the owner for the rates for 6 pax and under
A maid service, 6 days per week, is included in the rates.
Arrival between 3pm and 6pm unless prior agreement with the property manager.
Departure between 9am and 12pm unless prior agreement with the property manager.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.