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Selkirk House - Hermanus Accommodation


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Sellkirk House, a thoroughly contemporary, luxurious guesthouse in a quiet area, forms the ideal base from where to explore the Overberg. The house, which was named after the legendary local fisherman, Bill Selkirk, nestles high against the Hermanus Mountain, with sweeping views of Walker Bay.

Decorated in a relaxed modern style, with white American blinds ensuring cool privacy, the house has two spacious living areas. The ground-floor lounge gives access to a beautifully appointed pool and barbeque area on one side and a terrace overlooking the golf course and the ocean on the other. The bar lounge on the top floor, with its own sea-view terrace, gives access to a rooftop sun deck where guests can laze in comfortable loungers while drinking in the champagne mountain air and enjoying all-round views.

A temperature controlled walk-in cellar stocked with the finest wines from local estates is situated in the dining area next to the pool. Guests can also relax with a book or newspaper in the library or make use of its internet facilities. The library terrace offers unspoiled views of the mountain and fynbos from the comfort of a garden seat, while gently cascading waterfalls convey a sense of peace and tranquillity.

All the bedrooms are temperature-controlled double suites with twin hand basins, heated rails and double volume showers. Rooms are fitted with mini bar fridges, personal safes, hairdryers, international adaptors and flat-screen TVs with SABC and selected DSTV channels. WiFi internet access is available and an iPod station ensures that guests enjoy the best surround sound.

The village centre with its abundance of boutiques, bookshops, coffee shops, restaurants, markets, art galleries and museums is a 5-minute drive away. Golf enthusiasts will find the new 27-hole Hermanus golf course close by, while Araballa is only 20 minutes away.

Rich in fynbos, bird- and wildlife, Hermanus has much to offer the outdoor enthusiast. Beautiful 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, while the cliff tops offering the best whale watching spots are also within easy reach.

Our friendly manager is at your service and will see to it that your every need is catered for.

Selkirk House

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Address:29 Selkirk Street, Hermanus Heights, Hermanus, 7200
Telephone:028 312 4892
Mobile/Cell076 587 4753
Fax No.:028 312 4387


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