About Newlands Cottages
Newlands Cottages consist of three attractive, newly renovated, self-catering cottages with small private gardens in the convenient Newlands / Rondebosch area. This is right below the University of Cape Town and only 10 minutes drive from the airport and the City Centre with the V&A Waterfront. Up to 14 guests can be accommodated.
The cottages are ideal for three or four individual groups, or for family / friends who want to stay close but still have privacy. Each cottage has a modern, fully-equipped kitchen with ovens, convection ovens, microwaves, toasters, kettles, two- or four-plate gas hobs, dishwashers and full-size fridge / freezers. Towels are provided. Each cottage has full independent DSTV and wireless ADSL internet connection. DVD players are also available on request.
All cottages have braai / barbecue facilities with portable braai / barbecue and outside table and chairs. They share a small heated pool which is available for guests between 10am and 5pm. The courtyard garden has been designed with great care to ensure privacy for each group and easy access to all facilities. All three cottages have a full alarm system with easy remote control access.
The attractive front garden has an authentic water feature, old rose trees, oak trees and a covered patio where guests may sit and enjoy the unique Newlands atmosphere.
Clarkia Guest Cottage (Sleeps 4)
Clarkia Cottage can sleep 4 guests in two bedrooms. It is free standing, self-catering, and has secure parking for one sedan car next to the cottage.
Two spacious double bedrooms have superior quality beds, either single or King-size. Bed linen is100% percale cotton. Down duvets, extra blankets for icy winters and extra flat sheets for hot summer nights are provided. Main bedroom has en-suite bathroom with bath and shower. Second bathroom has shower only.
An open-plan, comfortable, well-equipped TV / dining / kitchen area leads to an enclosed private patio with barbecue / braai facilities and outside table and chairs. A gate leads to the courtyard pool area and laundry facilities. There is also a wood-fire oven for the cold wet winters in Newlands and roof fans for the few very hot days in summer.
Little Clark Cottage (Sleeps 2)
Little Clarkia Cottage is a double-storey, one bedroomed cottage ideal for a couple or a single person needing lots of space. There is garage parking with direct access to the courtyard garden.
The very big bedroom can have either 2 single beds or a romantic King-size bed. Bed linen is 100% percale cotton, plus down duvet. Extra blankets for icy winters and extra flat sheets for hot summer nights are provided. En-suite bath / shower and toilet.
Downstairs is a very spacious kitchen / living room which opens up with stack doors onto a vine-covered patio with barbecue / braai area. There is also access to pool, courtyard garden and laundry room. An air-conditioner with heat-pump cools you down during hot summers, and provides warmth in cold weather. In addition, a combustion wood oven keeps you cozy, warm and dry in the typical cold winters of Newlands.
Ryan Clare House (Sleeps 8)
Ryan Clare House is a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom house that can be used either as one unit (Ryan Clare House) or as two separate units (Ryan Clare Cottage and Little Ryan Clare Cottage). It is free standing, self-catering, and has secure parking for a sedan car per cottage. There is direct access to the attractive front garden.
The two main bedrooms can have a King-size bed or 2 single beds. Bed linen is 100% percale cotton. Down duvets and blankets for icy winters and extra flat sheets for hot summer nights are provided.
Main bedroom downstairs (RyanClare Cottage) has an en-suite bathroom with shower. Second bedroom (Ryan Clare Cottage) has 2 single beds. The second bathroom is a very spacious bathroom with shower.
Main bedroom upstairs (Little RyanClare) is a very spatious bedroom and shares the family bathroom with the second bedroom upstairs. The second bedroom upstairs (Little Ryan Clare) has a single bed with a pull out bed for a 4th person.
An open-plan, spacious, comfortable, well-equipped TV / dining / kitchen area leads to an enclosed private patio with barbecue / braai facilities and outside table and chairs (Ryan Clare Cottage). There is access to the courtyard garden, pool area and laundry facilities. This cottage also has an air-conditioner in kitchen / TV area.
The second kitchen is a kitchenette for Little Ryan Clare and becomes a bar area if booked as Ryan Clare House. The formal lounge provides lots of extra space for Ryan Clare House and becomes the TV room / dining room for Little Ryan Clare.
Location & Attractions
We are close to the following
University of Cape Town
Cape Town City Centre
Newlands rugby and cricket grounds
Cape Town International Airport
Convention Centre (CTICC)
Cavendish shopping centre and restaurants
Virgin Active Gym, Sport Science Institute
Newlands swimming pool
Table Mountain and Cable Way
Newlands Forest and walking trails
Atlantic Beaches, Camps Bay and Clifton
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Walking distance to start and finish of Two Oceans Marathon
A live-in Malawian manager
Full service once a week, clean towels and linen
The cottages are strictly non-smoking / smoking allowed on patio
Optional extras +
Camping cot available
Wireless internet access