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HIGHCLIFFE HOUSE MERLOT SUITE

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View across False Bay from Highcliffe House pool and patio
Highcliffe House looking towards the Hottentots Holland mountains
1 of 18View across False Bay from Highcliffe House pool and patio
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Highcliffe House is an upmarket guest house, owned and managed by Jane & Jim Yeomans who have travelled extensively. It is ideally located on the mountainside overlooking Gordon's Bay, with breathtaking sea views across False Bay to Table Mountain and round to the mountains of the Helderberg. Gordon's Bay, known by many as the jewel of the Western Cape, has recently been designated as the start of the Whale Coast Route, further enhancing its claim as the number one base for visiting all of the attractions of the Western Cape, without big city hustle and bustle, and pricing ! We offer three unique self-contained apartments; the 1 bedroom Merlot and Pinotage Suites, and the 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom Riesling Suite. Each suite is spacious, and stylishly furnished to a very high standar...Highcliffe House is an upmarket guest house, owned and managed by Jane & Jim Yeomans who have travelled extensively. It is ideally located on the mountainside overlooking Gordon's Bay, with breathtaking sea views across False Bay to Table Mountain and round to the mountains of the Helderberg. Gordon's Bay, known by many as the jewel of the Western Cape, has recently been designated as the start of the Whale Coast Route, further enhancing its claim as the number one base for visiting all of the attractions of the Western Cape, without big city hustle and bustle, and pricing ! We offer three unique self-contained apartments; the 1 bedroom Merlot and Pinotage Suites, and the 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom Riesling Suite. Each suite is spacious, and stylishly furnished to a very high standard, with double en-suite bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens, and comfortable lounges. Each suite has a private entrance with direct access from safe private parking, and has either a private balcony, patio or garden, each with individual barbecue facilities and patio furniture for al fresco dining. Each suite has air conditioning, ceiling fans, satellite TV, DVD/CD player and WiFi internet access, as well as many extra luxuries to ensure a comfortable and relaxing holiday. There are private golf lockers for each suite - Highcliffe House Suites are very popular with golfers as there are 5 championship golf courses within 30 minutes drive. The historic Cape Winelands of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek are all within an hour's drive, while the start of the Helderberg Wine Route, with almost 50 top wine estates, is less than 10 minutes away. Central Cape Town is just 45 minutes, and we are only 25 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. The location therefore of this superior Guest House provides the perfect venue for enjoying the many attractions of the Western Cape, while providing a warm friendly ambience in which to enjoy an idyllic vacation, in the luxury of your own comfortable suite and with the flexibility of self-catering without having to worry about any chores. After enjoying the beautiful sights of the area, playing golf, or tasting wine at one of our many superb wine estates, relax by the pool, enjoy a glass of local wine and watch the magnificent sunsets over the Bay, before dining under the stars. Join fellow guests in the bar for a 'nightcap' before retiring to your own comfortable suite at the end of any other perfect day.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Manager
Jane Y
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2011
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Reviewed 25 December 2018

First time that we rented an apartment for vacation and it was a great experience. The nicely decorated apartment was very convenient and cosy with fully equipped kitchen and free Wi-fi. It’s very well kept and it’s serviced and cleaned daily. Stunning views over False...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank anitak32
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2018

Thank you Frank and Anita for your very kind review. It was a pleasure having you both stay at Highcliffe House Merlot Suite, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future. Our best wishes for the New Year.

Reviewed 10 April 2018

We were fortunate to get another booking in the Merlot Suite at Highcliffe House in Gordon's Bay which is expertly run and managed by Jane and Jim Yeomans. This was not our first visit and it hopefully won't be our last. We arrived on late...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Tony A
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Very many thanks Tony for your very kind review - it was a pleasure having you stay at Highcliffe House again, and we very much look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 31 January 2018

The apartment was well kept, clean and decorated to a high standard, with stunning views. Jane and Jim made us feel very much at home during our 6 day stay. It is a great base from which to explore the coast and beaches and easy...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank jfhadup
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure having you stay at Highcliffe House and we look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 30 August 2016

We recently spent 5 days in the Merlot Suite at Highcliffe House, which is owned and very efficiently managed by Jane and Jim Yeomans. From the outset we were made to feel 'at home' and were very impressed with the quality of the accommodation and...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Tony A
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Thank you so much for your really comprehensive review. Your kind comments and detailed description of your stay at Highcliffe House Merlot Suite are greatly appreciated. It was a pleasure having you stay and we look forward to your next visit to Highcliffe House.

Reviewed 23 April 2016

We stayed at Highcliffe House for 6 days this April. It was a wonderful break from the standard hotels that we stayed in while touring other parts of South Africa. The hosts, Jane and Jim Yeomans are absolutely fabulous - so welcoming and down to...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank lfrost2016
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

Many thanks for your very kind review, which we very much appreciate and look forward to your next longer visit.

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Reviewed 22 May 2015

During a recent 6 day visit to Gordon’s Bay we had the pleasure of staying in the Merlot suite at Highcliffe House, owned and run by Jane and Jim Yeomans. The suite is a real gem with superb furnishings and an extremely appealing layout. From...More

Date of stay: May 2015
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Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2015

Thank you for your wonderful review and we are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday at Highcliffe House. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 20 January 2015

We stayed in the Merlot Suite at Highcliffe House in Gordon's Bay during December 2014. We spent ten nights. The owners are wonderful people, they welcomed us upon our arrival and even had a Christmas card for us personally signed by both of them. We...More

Date of stay: December 2014
Thank Jeanne-Mari R
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2015

Many thanks for your kind review, and we certainly look forward to welcoming you back to Highcliffe House.

Reviewed 8 March 2014

Another wonderful holiday in Gordon's Bay. Our third time staying with jane and Jim who are great hosts. Merlot is our favourite apartment. Wonderful view from the verandah and very comfortable accomodation

Date of stay: February 2014
Thank Lyn005
Reviewed 15 January 2014

This was our second visit to Highcliffe House, but the first time in Merlot and It is every bit as luxurious and thoughtfully fitted out as the last apartment we stayed in. The views from bedroom and lounge are absolutely stunning, day or night. The...More

Date of stay: December 2013
Thank Muttisiebert
Highcliffe_House, VR Owner at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2014

Thank you so much for your kind review, which was very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back to Highcliffe House again soon.

Reviewed 23 April 2013

This is possibly our fourth or fifth stay at Highcliffe House, but the first time in Merlot. It is every bit as luxurious and thoughtfully fitted out as the other appartment we have used, and the views from bedroom and lounge are just stunning, at...More

Date of stay: March 2013
Thank henrique97
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Fax
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Gordon's Bay is a picturesque coastal village, often called the 'jewel of the Western Cape' and still one of the best kept secrets in the area. With safe sandy white beaches, including the Blue Flag Bikini Beach, two harbours on False Bay, Gordon's Bay is also a boating and fisherman's paradise. This quaint seaside village has bars and restaurants to suit all tastes, a 9 hole golfcourse right in the village, bowls, horse riding as well as a number of hiking trails and walking routes. It is the start of the famous 'Whale Coast Route' which follows the spectacular Faure Marine Drive round the coast to Hermanus, and in July to December the Southern Right whales can be seen in False Bay, along with dolphins and sharks - shark cage diving is available nearby, and there are a colony of peng...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite

Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite has one bedroom available. See all property details.

Stays at Highcliffe House Merlot Luxury Self-Catering Suite must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.