About the Homestay

Suburban Stylish
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We are a family of 4. We have 2 sons, both having completed their university degrees and are now working in their chosen careers. Our eldest is 24 and he lives and works from home for the most part. Our younger 22 year old has recently moved to Johannesburg to start his career there.

My husband and I are entrepreneurs and work a loy from home. We live in the beautiful suburb of Rondebosch, which is very central. The City Centre is 10 to 15 minutes away by car, the airport about the same in the opposite direction and our closest shopping mall is Cavendish in Claremont (about 3.5km away).

We are home loving people but enjoy eating out at new restaurants or one of our favorite coffee shops. We have one cat who is pretty independent!
We live in a double story home. Our guest accommodation is downstairs in a twin bedded room with its own bathroom (with shower) adjacent to it. The bedroom has a garden view and you can see the mountain, particularly Devil's Peak.

Outside we have a pool and a braai area. We love the indoor/outdoor feel and are often found enjoying tea on the front verandah. We all speak English but we are curious to try other languages. We have friends all over the world!
We are a 'field hockey family' with both our sons having played competitively.



House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Non Smoking

Bedrooms available for booking

Minimum stay is for 2 nights

Maximum stay is for 365 nights

Available for given dates

Long stay? If you have a reoccuring schedule where days in the week do not require accommodation, you can unselect those days below. This will inform the host and reduce the price of your stay.

Guest Room
From R316 per night
Twin Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom private (exclusive to guest)
2 Single Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

A lovely room with a private bathroom (with shower). The bedroom overlooks the garden on the north side of the house. Whether you are traveling alone or visiting with a friend/partner, we hope you'll enjoy your stay.

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  • Carpet / Moquette
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About the Area

Our home is situated in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town behind Table Mountain. Our neighborhood is around one of the prestigious private schools in Cape Town, Bishops Diocesan College. You will always find people walking their dogs, or runners and cyclists exercising in the area.
We are about 14km from the city, 14km from the airport and 3.5km from the shopping centres in Claremont. The beaches are about 20 to 25 minutes drive away (Muizenberg or Camps Bay).
Rondebosch train station is about 2km away but our boys use Uber to get around.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Shopping Centre
  • Restaurant
  • Train station
  • Hospital


Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals, including a full breakfast, might incur an additional cost, if offered. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Complimentary Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

Respect our home, our friends and family and our cat. We believe in open communication to avoid issues.
Your stay with us is on a bed and light breakfast basis. Sadly - no self-catering. There are ample wonderful coffee shops and restaurants in the area to enjoy.

Smoking is not allowed.

3 Reviews

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    Age 45 - 54

    5 hearts
    February 2020

    Vanessa was amazing, so helpful and she went above and beyond to help. She was like a second mum to my boys and the house and facilities were perfect.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Vanessa in ,

    Thanks for your kind words. Fortunately I have 2 sons of my own so being a 'second mum' was just the normal thing to do. I hope they are happy in their apartment at last!

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    Age 35 - 44

    5 hearts
    December 2019

    Bei den Gardeners zu gastieren bedeutet ein Teil der Familie zu werden...

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Vanessa in ,

    You will always be 'family' now. It was such a pleasure to host you. We enjoyed making memories. Thank you for your review.

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    Age 55 - 64

    5 hearts
    April 2017

    Vanessa is an angel. She looks after us so well. We will not miss going there again if we visit Cape Town.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Vanessa in ,

    It was our pleasure Swaleha. It was a privilege to be part of your daughter's graduation. x

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When do I pay?

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