About Houghton View Boutique Guest House
Houghton View is a five bed roomed Boutique Guest House situated on the slopes of Camps Bay. Classically elegant and making use of minimalistic geometric architecture, it’s the perfect hideaway for business and leisure travellers to enjoy carefree coastal living with unsurpassed sea views and suburban grandeur.
Upon entering you will notice the sparkling blue pool and views of Camp Bay. To the right is a swanky cocktail bar area, complete with trendy low-hanging light fittings and floating work space. Adjoined to this is a lounge with a flat screen TV and L-shaped couches. The entertainment area leads out onto the wooden balcony and pool.
There’s an outdoor dining table - a perfect spot for canapés and sundowners. The kitchen is next to the lounge and boasts all the amenities that a Michelin 5 star chef would need to create their masterpiece. Here you will find plenty of cupboard space and a floating work island with a built in wine rack.
Around the corner is a light and airy corridor which winds its way into a small mezzanine level with a sophisticated lounge - a sort of “VIP” area.
Down the stairs, and close to the garage, is a private garden cottage with a huge bathroom complete with bath and shower. The cottage even has a small patio with views of the Atlantic. This is perfect for guests who need a comfortable, private area.
When you’re done with the entertainment area, head your way up the stairs (or take the lift) onto the second floor, which is home to four bedrooms. The master bedroom is called the ‘Atlantic’ and is a mini-villa on its own. A king size bed faces out onto sweeping views of the coastline and the entire room is framed with glass, ensuring you wake-up to the best views of Cape Town. There is a walk-in shower, a day bed / sitting area, Jacuzzi, balcony and deep, rounded bath overlooking Camps Bay.
The other three bedrooms are equally luxurious but vary in size and stature. The largest being the ‘Lions Head’ which has its own patio with chairs. The third level is penthouse Nirvana with furnishings fit for a king. Befittingly, there is enough space to literally wallow in royal luxury.
A huge balcony with a massive Jacuzzi, outdoor furniture and sunbed awaits. There are wrap around sea views and the penthouse could be a condo on its own. A separate lounge with a TV joins the master bedroom which has a flow through, open-plan bathroom with a deep rounded bath and walk-in shower.
The décor is the same throughout the villa, with public spaces boasting palettes of crisp creams, sandstone and grey colours. In keeping with minimalist design themes, there’s a strong focus on the monochromatic. Influences of colour can be found in the Art Nouveau style paintings scattered throughout. There’s a slight Venetian influence – notice the mirror motif at the entrance and the use of large patterned mirrors in each of the rooms.
This is not a place for children but certainly is a place where you can walk in the footsteps of celeb style living in Cape Town’s wealthiest area. Fine dining restaurants and the pristine white sands of Camps Bay beach are accessible via vehicle.
Breakfast is served daily. Guests have the choice of having Breakfast in the dining area or on either the pool or Sun-Decks, enabling you to enjoy the fantastic views.
A Menu is available for Guests who wish to relax and eat in. With years of experience in the Food and Beverage department, our chef can delight any taste buds.
We also offer guests the freedom of providing their own ingredients and instructions to the Chef. Charges may apply.
Houghton View can be booked out as a whole unit on a self catering basis.