Room 2 : Features a queen size bed which can be converted into a twin, and a separate shower and bath. The South-facing window offers views of the Constantia Valley and Table Mountain.
The boundary hedges are home to a variety of bird species and the secretive Burchell's Coucal can often be heard skulking in the abundant undergrowth, its call reminiscent if a bubbling brook. Locals refer to it as the Rain Bird and believe that its call predicts damp weather.
Cape White Eyes and Sun Birds festoon the Cape Fuchsia trees as they greedily drink the sweet nectar from the tubular flowers or munch away at the dark berries.
Secret pathways lead down and around the gardens opening up new vistas and surprises. Overhead the territorial and usually silent Black Eagle pairs, who live on the craggy rocks of Table Mountain, circle the sky as they search for prey.
The bedrooms are all provided with refrigerators, tea and coffee making facilities, television, underfloor heating, hairdryers, heated towel rails and bright lighting above bathroom and dressing table mirrors. Wireless internet is also available.
in this enchanting light- and laughter-filled house, nestled at the foot of the majestic Table Mountain Range.
Weave your way across secluded lawned gardens, perfumed rose walks, scented herb patches, vibrant flower beds, shady glades, an ornamental pond and sparkling sun-splashed salt water swimming pools. You are invited to rendezvous in an authentic South African home engulfed in traditional Cape hospitality.
Your hosts speak English, Afrikaans and French and have welcomed guests from all corners of the globe. Klein Bosheuwel is also proud to be BEE certified.
Adjacent to the world-renowned Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. The Constantia Valley, famous for centuries of fine wine making and, of more recent years, internationally acclaimed restaurants, spreads out below. Wilderness areas, horse trails, farms, forests, riverine corridors and scenic routes abound.
Discover mysterious pathways leading down and around the gardens opening up new vistas and surprises. Nocturnal visitors include inquisitive Amber-eyed Genets peering into windows and the occasional porcupine rattling along.
Remnants of the hedge of Wild Almond planted by Van Riebeeck during his Governorship in order to define the Cape Colony are still to be found in the front garden. Later during the Anglo Boer War the British stabled their horses where Klein Bosheuwel and Southdown stand today.
If you can be coerced into throwing a ball for Feather, the 2-year old Border Collie, you are guaranteed a friend for life. Sausages, Solo and Mia love a cuddle whilst 16 year old Border Collie Shep is content to take things easy and watch the world go by.
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens - A World Heritage Site
These spectacular Gardens are less than 2 minute's walk away. Enjoy leisurely walks and possibly a summer's Sunday evening concert under the majestic granite peaks.
Ideally situated for touring the Constantia Winelands. Effortlessly close to well-known wine estates like Uitsig, La Colombe restaurant and Buitenverwagting.
Greenpoint Stadium - 2010 FIFA World Cup Venue
20 minutes away is the spectacular new Greenpoint Stadium which will serve host to 68 000 football fans during the 2010 World Cup.
Newlands Rugby and Cricket Stadiums
Newlands Rugby Stadium is the headquarters of the Vodacom Western Province rugby team and host to local and international football and rugby matches. The ground has a capacity of 48 000 and is world renowned for its electric and intimidating atmosphere.
Around the corner is Sahara Park Newlands, home of Western Province Cricket, which been described by many as one of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the world.
University of Cape Town
A 10-minute drive away on the slopes of Devil's Peak is the oldest university in South Africa. Klein Bosheuwel offers perfect accommodation for visiting staff, parents or attending Summer School. Visiting lecturers and other academics have an easy run through to the campus.
Red Cross Children’s Hospital, Groote Schuur, Constantiaberg, Newlands Surgical, Claremont Surgical, Vincent Pallotti Hospital and 2 Military Hospital Wynberg are all within driving distance of the guest house.