Nestling under the Helderberg Mountain in the valley of the Lourensford River with magnificent views of the Hottentots Holland Mountain Range lies the Somerset West suburb of Morningside, half an hours drive from Cape Town, South Africa.

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Lavender Cottage is close to the beaches of False Bay and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean as well as the Vineyards of Helderberg and Stellenbosch and the Whale Route to Hermanus.

The area also boasts an excellent Shopping Mall plus a number of local historical sites, a nature reserve, an arts and craft market, numerous scenic drives, with the Stellenboch Wine Route right

on the doorstep.

Somerset West is a thirty minute drive to Cape Town should you wish to take in the City and the well known 'V & A Waterfront'. Situated in the Winelands,we are also in close proximity to four magnificent golf courses including the world class Erinvale Estate 1 km away.


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Self Catering or Bed & Breakfast

2 rooms - 4 people

The Self Catering Cottage consists of a lounge with DSTV, a fully equipped kitchen with a breakfast counter, a main bedroom with a shower and toilet en-suite, a second bedroom plus a further bathroom with a bath and toilet.

The Self Catering cottage has its own private barbecue plus an outside dinning area. The cottage leads directly onto the pool area and secure parking is provided on site. If required a breakfast service is available at extra fee to guests staying in the cottage. Limited wireless Internet access available.

One bed and breakfast room sleeping 2 persons available.

Cottage self catering vacation rentals 2 bedroom cottage near golf course, fully equipped and furnished
Bedrooms 2 bedrooms, have en-suite bathrooms and are equipped with hair dryer, heaters, fans
Living area lounge has satellite TV, DVD and CD player
Kitchen includes fridge, stove, microwave, toaster, kettle, crockery and cutlery for 5 people.
Facilities swimming pool, braai (barbecue) facilities, garden furniture
Services linen and towels supplied (bring own beach towels), safe off-street parking behind security gate with remote control, breakfast at extra fee for self-catering guests, cleaning service for self-catering extra at request, assistance with tours and sightseeing
Internet wireless Internet access (limited - guests pay for lots of usage)


You can also view our maps page for more geographical information.

Attractions & Activities

The following attractions can be found close to this establishment

  • Somerset West is just ten minutes away from the endless Strand beach, Gordon's Bay and Harbour Island.
  • On Helderberg Wine Route and close to Vergelegen Wine Estate in Somerset West where you can enjoy wine tasting, cellar tours, a historical homestead and a lovely day restaurant.
  • Nearby facilities include excellent shopping mall, number of historical sites, nature reserve, arts and craft markets, numerous scenic drives and the Stellenbosch Wine Route.
  • 30 minutes to Cape Town and V&A Waterfront
  • Numerous excellent restaurants in Somerset West, Strand and Gordon's Bay
  • Take a drive along the coast to Gordon's Bay and Betty's Bay to Hermanus to watch the Southern Right Whales in season (July to November).


Please note that these rates are subject to change and should be used as an indication only.

Rates available on request


  • Please bring own beach towels.
  • No pets allowed.
  • Children welcome.
  • Minimum booking period: 2 nights
  • Cancellation policy: In case of cancellation guests will forfeit the following % of total account: 30 - 90 days before arrival - 50%; 0 - 29 days before arrival - 100%; no arrival - 100%. Refunds at discretion of management and ability to relet the unit. A 20% administration cancellation fee of total rental will be charged regardless.
  • 50% deposit needed for booking; balance prior to or on arrival.
  • Refundable breakage deposit charged on arrival.
  • Rates subject to change without prior notice


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