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Ailsworth Garden View Cottage - Great for Touring

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Comfortable twin beds with good linen
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6 reviews
Comfortable twin beds with good linen
Lots of Storage space
Kitchen with mini oven, Induction hotplate, fridge, microwave, kettle, toaster.
Large, clean & modern shower cubicle & basin.  Separate toilet & basin next door.
Front entrance to the cottage
Private patio table outside the cottage
View of the front garden from the cottage
Comfortable sleeper couch in the sitting room
Dining table, TV & DSTV and armchair in sitting room
Sparking blue solar heated pool with sun loungers.  Unavailable summer 17/18 with water shortage
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Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Pinelands, Western Cape
Ailsworth Cottages are a perfect location for touring Cape Town - 15 - 30 minutes from 'everywhere'.
+ A lovely cottage, next to (but separate from) our large family home. A sitting room with sleeper couch (2 children under 12 or 1 adult) and a comfortable well equipped twin (or king size bed on request) bedroom with a large shower & basin & a separate toilet makes it ideal for sharing with an extra guest.
+ Secure, free onsite parking.
+ Very well equipped for self catering - a home away from home
+ Cosy in winter with panel wall heaters & electric blankets
+ Cool in summer - leave the door open with the security door closed.
+ Fans in the bedroom & sitting room
+ Serviced weekly, we offer laundry & cleaning services (extra) and provide you with picnic gear, swimming towels, an umbrella and every...
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About the Owner, Janet L
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Jun 2016
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 11 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
We are happy to meet your needs and will be available to provide guidance on what to see and where to go as required. We live on the same property so will welcome you and ensure you are settled in. We provide many leaflets, maps, hiking guides, restaurant guides and recommendations in the cottage. We also have a list of things that local Capetonians like to do in the city, which many tourists would not experience. We also have some good ideas on what to do with children in the city, romantic spots for a drink and can lend you a picnic set for your days out. It really is up to you ...
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Excellent - based on 6 reviews
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994barbar...
Reading, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017 for a stay in February 2017

Ailsworth Garden Cottage is well equipped accommodation in a relaxing, peaceful location. It has a garden, swimming pool and is a great place to chill out, if you want a break from sight seeing. There are local shops within easy walking distance for all essentials. If you don't have your own transport, the alternative way to travel is by taxi....

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Management response:

Thanks for the lovely review Barbara. We loved having you and Mike to stay and hope to welcome you on your next trip to SA.

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H3lium
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Janets place is really wonderful. It is in a quite and safe area approx. 12km from the center. You can reach everything you need and want to see in a good distance. The garden and pool is really beautiful and Janets helpful tips are really great! The cottage was very clean and perfectly equiped. Thanks for the great hospitality!

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Management response:

Thanks for the great review. We so enjoyed having you guys to stay and hope you will return as your time in Cape Town was quite short. Thanks for being such lovely guests.

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Stephen C
1 review
Reviewed 6 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Great location for touring of the broader Cape Town region with central access to the best spots. Spacious accommodation which is private and exceptionally clean. Excellent hosts

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Thanks for the positive review. We hope to be your preferred place to stay in Cape Town on future visits.

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Amenities
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Note: We have two mature, friendly Labrador x dogs and 2 cats. They are discouraged from entering the cottages as some guests are not fond of animals and are no trouble to our...
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Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
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Dates Min stay Per night
Default 2 nights
€51
£45
1 Dec 2017 -
22 Dec 2017
Peak Season 2017/18
2 nights
€57
£50
23 Dec 2017 -
6 Jan 2018
Xmas 2017
4 nights
€80
£70
7 Jan 2018 -
30 Apr 2018
Summer 2018
2 nights
€57
£50
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: €15 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Pinelands is a 'Garden City' established in the early 1940's on Uitvlugt Forest land, based on the progressive principles of Ebenezer Howard, who's work lead to the creation of similar Garden Cities in the UK. It's characterised by large plots, gracious houses - many of which have thatched roofs; wide roads and pavements and many parks and play areas. There are running routes, walking & sports areas. Ailsworth house is next to two large sportsfields which are used by the cricket, hockey & running clubs and local community.
It is a tranquil, pretty base from which to enjoy your time in Cape Town.
Getting around
Taxis & Ubers are an inexpensive option for getting round the city from Pinelands. An Uber fare into the City costs R100 - R120 depending on the time of day (early hours of the morning is more than this).

There is no public transport covering the city of Cape Town. A modern city-wide bus service is in the process of being built.

About 50% of our guests hire cars and the rest use Taxi's and Ubers, with many doing a combination of the two. Cape Town is an easy city to drive in and guests from Europe and the USA get to grips with rental cars very fast.

Andrew has a passenger carrying licence and we are able to offer airport transfers - please contact us for prices and arrangements.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Cape Town International: 12.0 km
From the N2 highway towards Cape Town CBD, take offramp 10B - Raapenberg Road/M52/Pinelands.

From Cape Town City Centre, follow the signs for the Airport/N2. Take the Junction 10 offramp marked Raapenberg Road/M52/Pinelands.

From the N1 highway, follow the signs for the M5 Kromboom Parkway, then take the N2/Airport Sliproad. Shortly afterwards, take the Junction 10b offramp marked Raapenberg Road/M52/Pinelands,

Proceed into Pinelands and up the main road, Forest Drive. Cross the traffic lights at the BP garage on your left. Uitvlugt Road is the next road on your left. Ailsworth Cottage is at 9 Uitvlugt Road, the entrance is in the cul de sac at the side of the house which leads to the sports fields.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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