The Boat House is set in the seaside hamlet of Jacobsbaai, within walking distance (80m) of the pristine beach. With white-washed walls and thatched roof, it is typical to the style of the charming village it is set in.
The Boat House consists of a three-bedroomed house (sleeping six) and a romantic spot for two in an open plan loft, under the thatched roof over the garage (aptly named the Loft). The two can been rented separately, or combined for a group of up to eight.
MAIN HOUSE : The airy living space of the main house has an open plan layout in a double volume space under the thatch, decorated in a stylish, laid back fashion and provides the perfect place for a relaxed getaway for a family or group of friends.There is a fireplace in the lounge, in the separate family room (equipped with DSTV and DVD player) an indoor braai. The well appointed kitchen has a gas stove with electric oven, family size fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, etc. The dining room table seats eight. The main bedroom is on a mezzanine level with two bedrooms downstairs. Two full bathrooms are available. All linen and bath towels are provided.
Outdoors the generous veranda has a large patio table and a built in braai.
THE LOFT : This is a romantic spot for two people! It has a separate entrance from the sundeck upstairs.
It offers open plan living with a double bed, full bathroom, kitchenette, dining and living area. The kitchenette is equipped with two-plate stove, confection microwave, fridge, kettle, etc. The living area has a colour TV and DVD player. Linen and bath towels are provided. The sundeck has a built-in braai with a table and chairs from where you can enjoy the dramatic sunsets over the Atlantic ocean.
Jacobsbaai is situated on the Cape West Coast, only 145km from Cape town. It is a quiet seaside village of white washed houses, sometimes referred to as the "Namaqualand of the West Coast". In spring (end of July through September) the flowers are breathtaking. The West Coast National Park is a mere 30 minute drive. Neighboring towns include Langebaan, Yzerfontein, Paternoster, Saldanha, Vredenburg and St.Helena.
Jacobsbaai has a hidden gem named "Moerie-se-baai" (Moerie's Bay).This secluded tidal pool offers protection from the ofter stormy Atlantic Ocean and this is where you will find the Boat House...
-where you can swim in the Atlantic ocean at high tide in luke warm water!
-where you can stroll down the beach, a mere 80m away
-where you sit and wait for low tide to catch fresh West Coast Lobster (crayfish) to be enjoyed with a glass of chilled white wine from the area.
Strictly no smoking in the house and regret no pets allowed.
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
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