Guest House Description
Type: Guest House
Views: Ocean, Mountain
Check-in: 14:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
Located at the foot of a quiet mountain with sweeping views of Walker Bay, Selkirk House offers the excitement of cutting-edge technology together with the homely comfort of a well-designed custom built guesthouse. Close by is the 27-hole golf course, while Arabella is a mere 20 minutes drive away. The decor is unfussy and modern, with white American blinds ensuring cool privacy. The ground floor lounge opens onto the Karoo stone barbeque area and splash pool with tumbling water feature on one side and a terrace overlooking the golf course and the ocean on the other.
The top floor bar lounge, equipped with a 60-inch plasma TV with all DSTV channels, has its own sea view terrace while also giving access to a rooftop deck where 360° views of mountain and sea can be enjoyed. Guests can use the internet facilities in the library or relax on its mountain view terrace, where gently cascading waterfalls convey a sense of peace and tranquillity.
The temperature controlled walk-in wine cellar is stocked with the finest wines from local estates. All the luxury suites have extra-length king size or twin beds with fine percale bed linen and supersoft allergy-free duvets. Each fully automated room is equipped with a bar fridge, tea & coffee tray, flat screen TV, international adaptor, mini safe, hairdryer, WiFi internet. The bathrooms have a bath, shower, twin washbasins, heated towel rails, cotton gowns and Keet and Monks toiletries.
The village centre with its many boutiques, bookshops, coffee shops, restaurants, markets, art galleries and museums is a 5 minute drive away. Hermanus is one of the worlds top land based whale watching destinations. The Southern Right whales visit our shores between the months of July and December. Rich in fynbos and bird life, Hermanus has much to offer the outdoor enthusiast. Lovely hikes and picnic spots abound along with pristine beaches, amongst which is the famed blue flag Grotto Beach, just a 5 minute drive from Selkirk House
Wine lovers can visit some well-known estates in the Hemel & Aarde Valley and other wine regions like Stanford and Bot River. Pretty coastal towns in the area include Rooi Els, Pringle Bay, Bettys Bay with its botanical gardens, Kleinmond, Pearly Beach and Arniston. Visit Kleinriver cheese farm near Stanford for a riverside picnic or the famous caves at De Kelders. At Gansbaai great white sharks can be observed from a boat or a diving cage. The lighthouses at Danger Point and LAgulhas are interesting to see and a more extended visit to the Bontebok Park near Swellendam or the De Hoop Nature Reserve east of Bredasdorp will be well worthwhile. Explore some of the interesting inland towns like Greyton, Genadendal, Grabouw, Caledon, Bredasdorp, Napier and Riviersonderend.
Guest House Features
- Coffee/Tea in Room
- Entertainment District
- Mountain Views
- Plasma TV
- Sea Views
- Shared Outdoor Pool
- Rates Quoted per Night per Accommodation
- Rates negotiable according to length of stay, monthly rates are available.
- Rates advertised may differ from time to time so please check with your consultant for the latest rates.
- Keep in mind the establishments minimum stay requirements are linked to seasons, and may differ during the course of the year.
The following cancellation fees shall be applicable and shall be calculated by reference to funds received at that point.
- 59 days prior to arrival date, 10% of the deposit becomes
- 30 - 15 days prior to arrival date, 50% of the total for the
period booked will be charged.
- 14 - O days prior to arrival date, 100% of the total for the
period booked will be charged.