About Lavender Cottage
Nestling under the Helderberg Mountain in the valley of the Lourensford River with magnificent views of the Hottentots Holland Mountain Range lies the Somerset West suburb of Morningside. Lavender Cottage is close to the beaches of False Bay and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean as well as the vineyards of Helderberg and Stellenbosch and the Whale Route to Hermanus. The area also boasts an excellent shopping mall plus a number of local historical sites, a nature reserve, an arts and craft market, numerous scenic drives, with the Stellenbosch Wine Route right on the doorstep.
Somerset West is a thirty minute drive to Cape Town should you wish to take in the City and the well known ‘V & A Waterfront’. We are also in close proximity to four magnificent golf courses including the world class Erinvale Estate (one minute away). This spectacular setting in the Cape has every thing to offer the discerning visitor. Somerset West, Stellenbosch as well as Gordon’s Bay offer numerous nearby first class restaurants should you wish to dine out.
Self Catering Cottage
We offer a comfortable, spacious self catering cottage which can sleep 2, 4 or 5 persons. The self-catering unit includes its own private barbeque facility plus a private outside dining area, a well-equipped kitchen with a breakfast counter, a large lounge complete with a TV, a main bedroom with a shower and toilet en-suite, a second bedroom, (all with single beds), plus an additional bathroom with a bath and toilet. The cottage leads directly onto the pool area and secure parking is provided on site. Breakfasts are available should you require such.
Bed & Breakfast
We offer other double room units, all with separate en-suite facilities as Bed & Breakfast accommodation. This ‘friendly’ value for money guest house is wife and husband managed and we offer to assist you to plan your holiday enabling you to make your visit to the Cape a most pleasant, unique, memorable and enjoyable experience.
Attractions and Activities
Local activities with which we will gladly assist you include; personalized guided tours, bird watching, trout fishing, deep sea fishing, cage diving with great white sharks, whale watching, mountain walks, golf, tennis, bowls, croquet, sunset cruises, open air concerts, wine route tours and wine tasting, horse riding and lessons, visits to local community service organizations, church services and where-ever possible to the many activities which take place in the area.