About Mermaid Rock Cottage
Mermaid Rock Cottage is a charming cottage offering independent self catering private family accommodation situated in Jackson Road, Simon's Town. Positioned just seven minutes walk from lovely, sandy beaches, its in a quiet little road with a stunning view of the sea and lighthouse. Mermaid Rock Cottage offers tastefully decorated three bedrooms, two bathrooms (one en suite), outdoor and indoor eating areas, kitchen, living room. Wifi is available. No smoking or pets are allowed. From the sea facing deck spectacular sunrises and sunsets can be savored.
Self Catering Accommodation
Three bedrooms - one double, one twin and one single
Two bathrooms - one en suite
Convenient dining area opposite the kitchen
Comfortable lounge with TV which opens through double doors to an outdoor patio and breakfast table
Separate kitchen fully equipped with a microwave, oven / stove, dishwasher, fridge / freezer, and washing machine
Outside drying area for washing
Deck area with railings and full sea vista, a sunny braai area
Enclosed protected lower patio provides a secure child play area and protected braai area
Off road car parking
All linen and towels provided
WiFi and DSTV
Being a fully furnished and equipped cottage you only need to bring yourselves to this prime location to have a relaxing and stimulating holiday. The decor is pleasing as it contains original paintings and sketches which are carefully chosen. Within easy reach is the picturesque seaside village of Simon's Town for shopping and fine dining at reasonable prices. Take a stroll down to Boulders Beach National Park famous for its Jackass Penguin Colony or Seaforth beach also a few minutes walk away.
Surrounding area and access
Simon's Town village is two miles or 20 minutes walk. It is a historical Naval base, the dockyard is interesting being in current use, the marina is colourful and from the harbour there is access to harbour tours, whale and dolphin watching, kayaking, trips to seal island and river taxis.
In the village are congenial coffee shops, delicious bakeries, restaurants of many cuisines, clothes boutiques, and curio shops. There are also professional art galleries and four museums. Simon's Town station has a picturesque rail link along the coast to Muizenberg and inland to Cape Town city. In the area around, you will find a huge variety of activities to enjoy:
Many sandy beaches, including Glencairn and Fishermans, within 10 - 30 minutes drive, some of which offer surfing or body surfing, and all have safe swimming areas. Scenic drives over the mountain to wild Scarborough (20 minutes drive) and exciting Kommetjie (40 minutes drive) with its lighthouse and fabulous beach
Walks at Silvermine Nature Reserve on well trodden paths and picnics by the reservoir (30 minutes drive)
Bohemian Kalk Bay to enjoy healthy food, art galleries, antiques, boutiques and book shops (15 minutes drive)
Noordhoek farm village also has horse riding on the long, wide beach at sunset (20 minutes drive)
Fishing, cray fishing, walks and picnics at Cape Point Nature Reserve (30 minutes drive)
Golf, squash and bowls at Simon's Town Country Club (5 minutes drive)
Cape Town is 50 minutes by car or 70 minutes by train
Mermaid Rock Cottage is professionally managed by our local agent representative who supervises the handover of keys on commencement of your stay, the cleaning of the property and the regular change of towels and linen. All linen - including hand, bath, sea and tea towels - is provided. For lettings of three weeks or longer we organise a mid stay clean which includes a change of linen.