Morton Manor Holiday Apartment in Somerset West, Western Cape

Morton Manor

Self Catering at Schapeneberg Farm, via Appia Road, Somerset West, 7130, Cape Helderberg, Western Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeApartment
  • Guests2
  • Bedrooms1
  • Bathrooms1
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

About Morton Manor

Morton Manor is a unique property in Somerset West. The Manor House is Georgian in style, and was built in 1948 by the well-known British author, travel writer and journalist, HV Morton who became famous when he, as a 23 year old journalist, went to the opening of Tutankhamen.

The property is located on the slopes of Schapenberg and enjoys views of the Hottentots Holland Mountains and Helderberg Basin as far as Table Mountain and the False Bay coastline.

This historic home is surrounded by vineyards and orchards and forms part of the ‘Golden Triangle’, a triad of renowned wine estates including Vergelegen, Morgenster and Lourensford. The entire property is approximately 19 hectares in extent, and the house offers around 1000m² in floor space, and is designed to maximise the views throughout.

The house can be used for film shoots.

Self Catering Accommodation

The accommodation offered is a fully-equipped apartment (100m²) which is self-catering and offers the following: wardrobe / closet, we offer a Queen size bed, bathroom with shower only, private balcony with patio furniture and umbrella and magnificent views of the pool, garden, mountain and city views, and False Bay.

The kitchenette is fully equipped with a microwave, bar fridge, kitchenware, stove top, kettle, toaster, cleaning materials etc. The living area has a seating area with two sofas, desk, and dining area. There is a large flat-screen TV with DStv and free Wi-Fi and internet.

Guests have use of the garden, terrace, sun terrace, Italian garden and outdoor furniture. There is secure private parking on site and a daily maid service (free), laundry and ironing is available (extra).

• Air conditioning
• Designated smoking area
• Mosquito net
• Tile / marble floor
• Fan
• Hardwood / parquet floors
• Private entrance
• Hairdryer
• Free toiletries
• Bath and beach towels
• Area information booklet


• 6km from Helderberg Golf Club
• 3km from Erinvale Golf Club
• 1km from the Vergelegen Medi-Clinic
• 2km from Waterkloof Restaurant
• 15 minutes from Stellenbosch
• 30 minutes to the centre of Cape Town
• 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (ADSL)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 1500
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -34.086829
Longitude: 18.870507

Closest airport(s)
Cape Town International - 20km

Children policy
Children 18 years and over are welcome

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Listed on
February 2015 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

We enjoyed our stay at Morton Manor. Mrs. Wasdel the owner was very friendly and helpfull. The place is wonderfull and quiet, and the view is...

Ferdinand Ecker, München Travellers' Rating


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