We were visiting at the start of the South African summer as a group of 5 adults, myself / partner from the UK and 3 family members from Johannesburg. The house was a 25 minute drive from the airport in Cape Town and very easy to find - close to the end of the freeway. (Good directions given by the owner Anthony Brown). The accommodation was very much as shown in the TripAdvisor description and was simply but comfortably furnished. We had one problem with hot water on arrival but this was speedily put right by the owner, whilst we visited the handy well stocked local supermarket a short distance from the house to pick up supplies.
Browns cottage is NOT in Cape Town but its location is brilliant if you plan on visiting the Cape in general, 20 minutes to Cape Town 30 to Gordons Bay / Stellenbosch or about an hour to the Cape National Park.
The house has a small well maintained pool and the garden and Braai make for a self contained relaxing break, the neighbours we... more