The Hillcrest, Hout Bay

House

Villa Description

Type: Villa

Sleeps: 12

Bedrooms: 6

Bathrooms: 6

Views: City, Mountain

Check-in: 14:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM

Hillcrest Villa is secluded in Hout Bay with its dazzling 6 bedrooms, it has easy access to Cape Town. This property’s large windows and doors provide spectacular views of the rugged Cape Peninsula Mountain Ranges.

With manicured back and front gardens, a large pool and deck surrounding the sun-kissed façade this is a haven of light, leisure and luxury. Enjoy the best of South African vacations in a shimmering, stylish setting.

Surrounded by the iconic hills and azure blue skies of one of South Africa’s most popular coastal strips, Hillcrest Villa radiates relaxation. You are just a short drive from the sea at Hout Bay, a fishing village teeming with character, restaurants, trawlers and yachts. The vast Atlantic Ocean plays host to this idyllic community and a range of sea life including a seal colony. Explore Hout Bay before returning to your retreat in the hills and the best seats in the house for the Cape’s spectacular sunsets.

Enjoy the epitome of modern living with impressive open plan areas blending seamlessly into the outdoors. The main pool deck, dotted with sun loungers, appears to float with unobstructed views of the jagged mountains. It’s time to relax with a book, dive into the clear blue water or be invigorated by your surroundings.

Hillcrest Villa sumptuous bedrooms greet you with magnificent views across the mountains, Hout Bay and the lush garden. Light floods every corner of Hillcrest Villa but at night you can roll down the blinds and cloak yourself with peace and quiet. Each bedroom is bright and airy with en-suite bathrooms adding a touch of glamour. After a day of Cape discovery there’s no better place to be than in your soft and welcoming king sized bed.

Guests are in a prime position to make the most of the Cape here at Hillcrest Villa. Sea adventure and lively nightlife are on offer in popular Hout Bay. The imperious hills rise before you, hinting at the jagged range which features mist-shrouded icon Table Mountain. Close by you can explore the city attractions of bustling Cape Town. But with so much to relish in this hidden gem of a villa, you can be forgiven for spending a leisurely day by the pool.

Bedroom configuration:

Bedroom 1 (Upstairs):
- King size bed
- En suite bathroom with a shower and bath
- TV with DSTV
- Balcony with mountain views

Bedroom 2 (Upstairs):
- King size bed
- En suite bathroom with a shower
- TV with DSTV
- Balcony with mountain views

Bedroom 3 (Upstairs):
- King size bed
- En suite bathroom with a shower
- TV with DSTV
- Balcony with mountain views

Bedroom 4 (Upstairs):
- King size bed
- En suite bathroom with a shower and bath
- TV with DSTV
- Garden views

Bedroom 5 (Down stairs):
- King size bed
- En suite bathroom with a shower and bath
- TV with DSTV
- Garden views

Bedroom 6 (Down stairs):
- King size bed
- En suite bathroom with a shower
- TV with DSTV
- Garden views

Features and Facilities:
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Gas stove
- Electric oven
- Microwave
- Dishwasher
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Flat screen TV
- DSTV
- Fireplace
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Swimming pool
- BBQ area
- Parking
- No smoking

Services Offered at an additional cost:
- Villa pre stocking
- Activities and excursions
 

Villa Features

  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • DSTV
  • Fire Place
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Linen Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Non-Smoking
  • Oven
  • Parking Space
  • Pool
  • Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

House Rates/Availability

Important Information

MAKING A BOOKING AND DEPOSIT:
- In order to make a booking, the managing agent requires 50% of the total property rental cost. No contract exists between the managing agent until they have received this amount plus the signed and completed Booking Form.
- There is a minimum stay policy of three (3) nights during the year and seven (7) nights in the December-January peak period. 


PAYMENT OF BALANCE:
- The remaining balance must be paid by the due date, which is usually at least one month (30) days before your arrival.
- If the balance has not been paid by the required date, the managing agent shall be entitled to cancel your booking and retain the full deposit.
- If your booking is only made within 30 days of your arrival, you will generally be required to pay the full rental payment at the time of the booking unless otherwise agreed and indicated by the managing agent.


SECURITY DEPOSIT:
- The managing agent requires a security or breakage deposit.
- The security deposit will be held against the cost of any damage to the property or its contents, and any breakages or loss of keys and remote controls for any damages you might incur during your stay.
- This deposit will be refunded three (7) days after departure (less the cost for any repairs). 


CLEANING SERVICE:
- There is a houseman on site for cleaning and is included in the rental rate for every day and available from Monday to Friday (except public holidays).
- Any cleaning requests in addition to these would require at least 24-hour notice to arrange.
- Sunday and public holidays are by prior arrangement only and at an additional charge.
- The cleaning service does not extend to personal laundry and cooking.
- Should this be required, this is at your own risk, and please arrange directly with the houseman at an agreed rate.


OTHER SERVICES INCLUDED IN RENTAL COST:
- The rental cost includes electricity, water, council rates and levies, satellite TV, pool cleaning and garden service.
- Linen, bath towels and beach towels, hairdryers and liquid bath soaps are provided.


ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE TIMES:
- The managing agent will try to accommodate any reasonable request for an early check-in or late departure but this cannot be guaranteed should previous guests be leaving the day you arrive, or new guests arriving the day you depart.
- Management may ask you for an additional fee payment to secure your early arrival or late departure that might entail having to bring in extra staff to prepare the house.
- If this is important to you, please request this prior to booking.
- There will be an extra late arrival and early departure fee should your arrival be after 7pm and your departure before 7am - This payable, in cash, to the person who will be checking you into the property.


CHILDREN:
- Unfortunately, this property is not very child friendly and the issues of concern for guests with younger children are steep drops from the top patio and an unfenced pool without pool cover as well as an open staircase.
- Guests staying with children do so at their own risk and are urged to take all due care and attention during their stay.
- The managing agent does not accept any responsibility for any injuries on this property.


SWIMMING POOL:
- The pool is to be used at your own risk.
- It is not supervised nor equipped with safety net or a fence. - It is not heated so is only suitable for summer swimming.
- This pool is cleaned once a week and while the managing agent will endeavour to arrange additional cleaning service if required during your stay (excluding week-ends and public holidays) the managing agent cannot always guarantee that the pool will remain completely clean during periods of extreme weather conditions.


TELEPHONE AND INTERNET SERVICES:
- There is no wireless internet at the moment.
- Fibre should be in the Villa by May 2018.
- The managing agent does however supply a mobile device that can manage up to 5 mobile devices but the data is for the guests own account.


STAIRS:
- Please note that this villa is situated on two (2) levels with stairs leading between them.
- Access from the garage is on the ground level via stairs direct into the house.
- From street level one enters the house via a flight of outside stairs.
- The living areas are on level one.
- Bedrooms are on level one and two.
- The laundry is in the basement.


MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS:
- Only those persons named on the Booking Contract may use the property and under no circumstance may the total number of people sleeping on the property exceed the maximum number stipulated.
- The managing agent is entitled to request you and your party to vacate the property if this rule is not complied with.


BEHAVIOR:
- The person who signs the Booking Form is responsible for the behavior of everyone using the rental property during the rental period.
- If anyone in your party or any guest or invitee behaves in an unacceptable manner by any civilized standard, the entire party may be required by the managing agent to vacate the property without further notice.
- It is not considered acceptable behavior to make excessive noise including playing music loudly especially between 11pm at night and 7am in the morning, and such behavior will not be tolerated as this property is in a quiet residential area.


NOISE AGREEMENT:
- You will be asked to sign a Noise Control Agreement prior to check in at the villa.
- No access will be given to the villa unless the agreement has been signed.
- The purpose of this agreement is to ensure you are aware of, and will adhere to, the noise restrictions at the villa between the hours of 11pm and 7am during the week and between midnight and 7am on weekends.


SMOKING:
- This is a non-smoking property and you are kindly requested to refrain from smoking inside the rented premises.
- Ashtrays are provided for outside use so please do not litter the garden with cigarette butts.
- Should you decide to smoke inside, your breakage deposit will cover all charges for the air/furniture cleansing company. - Should the managing agent not have had enough time to clean this before the next arrival, you will also be charged for any refunds the managing agent have to give the next guests to ease their discomfort.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
- It is your responsibility, and that of each of the persons named on the Booking Contract:
- (a) to pay for any losses or damages to the property or premises, however caused (reasonable wear and tear excluded).
- (b) to take good care of the property and leave it in a clean and tidy condition at the end of the rental period.
- (c) to permit the property manager reasonable access to the property.
- (d) not to part with any possession of the property, or share it, anyone other than with members named on the Booking Contract.
- (e) not to cause an annoyance or become a nuisance to occupant of adjoining premises.
- NB: It is the responsibility of the person named on the Booking Contract to insure that all exteriors doors and windows are closed every time the property is left unoccupied or when retiring for the night.
- Should there be a burglary and the exteriors doors and windows are not closed you will be held responsible for all replacement and repair costs.
- Due to high velocity winds and unexpected rain, it is imperative that all doors and windows are secured properly when retiring or when leaving the premises as well as any outdoor cushions that have to be stored inside.
- They tend to fly away in the wind and you will be held responsible if they are blown away.


PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONS:
- The property descriptions used on the web site or otherwise provided to you are made in good faith and are believed to be accurate.


COMPLAINTS AND PROBLEMS DURING YOUR STAY:
- If you have any complaints and problems during your stay, please let the management company know as soon as possible so that they can be remedied.
- However, the managing agent is not responsible for issues out of their control such as failure of the water supply, electricity, telephone and internet services, pool filtration, or any of the appliances.
- The managing agent will do their best to resolve any problems as soon as possible once notified of them.
- The managing agent must stress the importance of bringing complaints or problems to their attention as soon as possible during your stay as they cannot be expected to help if you only notify them following your departure.
- In the event that you vacate the property without the managing agent notification during the rental period, you will lose any rights you might otherwise have had to compensation.


BREACH OF CONTRACT:
- If any one of these conditions is breached by any of the persons named on the Booking Contract or any of the guests or invitees, the managing agent reserves the right to enter the property and terminate the rental agreement with immediate effect.


LIABILITY:
- The managing agent does not accept liability for any act, neglect or default for any accident, damage, loss, injury, expense or inconvenience, whether to person or property, which any of the persons named on the Booking Contract or any of their guests or invitees may suffer or incur arising out of, or in any way connected with, the property rental.


INSURANCE:
- All guests are strongly advised to arrange comprehensive insurance against travel and other related risks as any loss or damage including theft of personal items cannot be claimed against the property insurance.
- It is the responsibility of the persons named on the Booking Contract and those accompanying them to fully insure their personal items and also to keep the property secured by setting any alarm and securing all doors, windows and gates when going out.


AUTHORITY TO SIGN:
- The person who completes the Booking Contract certifies that (a) he or she is authorised to agree to these conditions on behalf of all persons named on the Booking Contract, including those submitted at a later date (b) the signatory is over eighteen years of age and a member of the party intending to occupy the property and (c) he or she takes full responsibility for any persons occupying the property during the booking period.


GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION:
- South African law shall govern the validity, construction and performance of these conditions. It is agreed between the managing agent, and the person named on the Booking Contract, that any dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the South African Courts.
- Please note we will need a photographic copy of your passport or ID. 

Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION BY YOU:

- Bookings cancelled more than 90 days prior to arrival date incur a 10% cancellation fee.
- Bookings cancelled between 90 and 61 days of arrival date incur a 25% cancellation fee.
- Bookings cancelled between 60 and 31 days of arrival date incur a 50% cancellation fee.
- Bookings cancelled less than 30 days of arrival date incur a 100% cancellation fee
- Please note that no refunds will be given for failure to comply with the South African visa regulations and having your trip cancelled due to that.


ALTERATIONS AND CANCELLATIONS BY THE MANAGING AGENT:

- It is very unlikely that the managing agent will have to make any changes to arrangements once these have been confirmed.
- If this does happen the managing agent will let you know as soon as possible.
- If, for any reason the managing agent is unable to provide you with the property you have booked, the managing agent will cancel the booking, refund the full amount paid to the managing agent for the property and the managing agent will work diligently, and at no cost to you, to assist in finding a reasonably similar property as substitute.
- Regardless of whether or not a substitution property is found, the managing agent will not be liable for cancellation charges for travel arrangements or any further claims by you or anyone else in your party.
- For the avoidance of doubt, in no event whatsoever and regardless of cause, shall the Agent or the Owner(s) of The Hillcrest Villa, or any other party associated with this rental transaction, have any liability for any cause whatsoever in excess of the amount that has been paid by renter under this booking agreement except as otherwise specifically required by Law.