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Cape Town 7405 South Africa

Listing # 53006

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Last Updated: Friday, February 2, 2018

Acute Cottage / Cape Town Central

Acute Cottage is a self catering house, on its own private and secure property, within a small town community.

The house accommodates four and up to five persons.

Close to the Airport (14kms), and to Cape Town (11kms).

A good base home, from which to explore the Western Cape and other parts of South Africa.

Restaurants, a good shopping mall and all necessity shops are close at hand.

All recreational, gym facilities, etc. are also available in Pinelands.

Advisable to hire a car when in Cape Town.
This can be arranged.

We, the owners are most willing to assist in any way to make your stay pleasurable.

Longer and shorter lets available.


Number of Bedrooms
Number of Bathrooms
Number of Offices
Surface Size
150 Sq. Meters
Suited for
5 people
Property Type
Cottage or Country Home


Available from Thursday, May 3, 2018 until Monday, August 20, 2018
Available from Thursday, August 30, 2018 onward
Minimum Stay
4 day(s)
Flexible With Dates
Comments on Dates
December minimum three week block stay beginning before 10th December 2017
*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Cape Town
Postal Code - State or Province 7405 WC
Country South Africa
Neighborhood Keywords Pinelands
Closest University University of Cape Town
University nearby University of Cape Town, University of the Western Cape. (Stellenbosch University - 45 mins drive)

Rental Price:

Rental Fee Comments
RATES ON REQUEST / Daily / Weekly / Longer stays
Rent Negotiable
Utilities Included
Cleaning Services Included


  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Sub Urban Environment
  • Near Mountains

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Second Home
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Off Campus
  • Architectural Gem
  • Holiday Term
  • Available for Short Term
  • Writing or Country Retreat
  • Historical Home
  • Summer Term


  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • High Speed Internet
  • Wireless Network
  • Printer
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • Security System or Doorman
  • TV
  • Balcony or Patio
  • Garden
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other: BBQ, Fans in bedrooms, Heaters


Kid Friendly
Small Children Safe
Smoke Free
Pets Welcome
Car Available

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We are a South African family with an Italian heritage. Robert works with Transnet in Property. We have two grown daughters. I run our home and the cottage, both within a 3km distance of each other. Gardening is a favorite hobby of mine. Our family enjoys all that is available living in Cape Town; the walks, the beach, the trips to the Wine Farms...this city has much to offer! We love having people stay at Acute Cottage, as we trust they will enjoy South Africa and have 'a holiday of a life time'.

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Acute Cottage is the best kept secret in Cape Town. The cottage and the Billett family made our stay for 2 months in Cape Town an exceptional experience. We have rented other apartments/guest houses in Cape Town earlier and have never had a better stay. The beautiful home which was decorated and furnished with a personal touch by the owner, Simonette, was a joy to be in. The garden and property likewise. The location was ideal. Not only did we feel safe in the neighborhood but we had easy access to the center of town as well as the universities UTC and UWC. The Billetts went out of their way to assist us in everything from practical matters to personal invitations for seeing and doing things in the city as well as traveling in SA. A must for academics wanting to work and/or rest in Cape Town. Thanks again, Simonette and Rob Excellent Penny 7/23/2012 1:50:00 AM