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Self-catering Stellenbosch apartment: Tuishuisie

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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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Tuishuisie offers a luxurious alternative to the traditional hotel stay. This contemporary apartment is situated in the historic centre of the town of Stellenbosch - in the heart of the Cape Winelands. The apartment is a modernextension of one of the oldest buildings in Stellenbosch – Tuishuisie – and offers ideal self-catering luxury and comfort in a private setting, while close to all amenities and attractions. While enjoying this superb location, you can relax in luxury. Set in the oak-lined Ryneveld Street, numerous quaint coffee shops, excellent restaurants, museums and other historic sites are literally on your doorstep. Tuishuisie is two story apartment offering three en suite bedrooms, each with a balcony. It sleeps up to six persons (3 couples sharing) and offers ample living...Tuishuisie offers a luxurious alternative to the traditional hotel stay. This contemporary apartment is situated in the historic centre of the town of Stellenbosch - in the heart of the Cape Winelands. The apartment is a modernextension of one of the oldest buildings in Stellenbosch – Tuishuisie – and offers ideal self-catering luxury and comfort in a private setting, while close to all amenities and attractions. While enjoying this superb location, you can relax in luxury. Set in the oak-lined Ryneveld Street, numerous quaint coffee shops, excellent restaurants, museums and other historic sites are literally on your doorstep. Tuishuisie is two story apartment offering three en suite bedrooms, each with a balcony. It sleeps up to six persons (3 couples sharing) and offers ample living room space. The living area is spacious and filled with natural light with solid oak floors and large windows. Patio doors stack open up to a patio with a wooden deck where you can lounge in the shadow of an enormous 200-year old oak tree. The living area includes the open plan kitchen with seating for six, and a comfy couch ideal for lazy afternoons or snug winter evenings in front of a Nordic wood burning stove. The kitchen is well-appointed. It has a fridge, freezer, microwave, gas hob, electric oven, the usual electric appliances and a dishwasher. A desk with generous lighting and lockable drawers is provided for the corporate client who may need working space. All three bedrooms are en suite and open up to private balconies. The main bedroom is upstairs and adjoins the living area, while the other two are downstairs and lead out of the main hallway. The bathrooms have heated towel rails and towels are provided. The laundry on the ground floor is equipped with a washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing facilities and provides storage for bicycles or luggage if needed. Other features include air-conditioning and a flat screen television with free access to Netflix. Wifi is free and fast. The apartment has an extensive security system and entry control, and off-site parking is provided on request. Activities on Tuishuisie’s doorstep: •Museums to add interest to your visit •Stellenbosch botanical garden to immerse yourself in our floristic riches •Historical buildings to photograph and explore •Health and fitness amenities to soothe the guilty conscience •Restaurants to sample sumptuous local and global cuisine •Quaint coffee shops where locals lounge •Luxury boutiques for extensive retail therapy •Walking trails to soothe the senses •Mountaineering or mountain biking for the adventurous •Wellness spa’s to spoil your loved ones •Art galleries galore More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Wedding parties or wedding arrangements made out if or at the apartment subject to permission from the owner. Full capacity limited to 6 persons. Not possible to add extra beds.
Bathrooms
3 Full baths
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About the Owner
Aletta J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

One of the best apartments that we rented during our stay in South-Africa. The apartment has a central location in Stellenbosch, with free parking. With the whole family we enjoyed the 3-bedrooms, all with bathroom ensuite, and the great outside terrace. In a few minutes...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Ingedd
Reviewed December 10, 2016

This apartment is really worth every penny. Aletta - the landlady - and her husband gave us a great welcome and were always there if we needed anything. It is in the middle of Stellenbosch, everything is in walking distance and one is part of...More

Date of stay: December 2016
Thank Jeannette J
Reviewed September 18, 2016

I booked this fabulous apartment for eight days in August and it was an ideal place to relax. Aletta and Gerad were very welcoming and went out of their way to provide us with travel tips and information about places of interest. The accommodation is...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Sue H
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

My fiance and I booked for a few nights with my mom and my mother in law to be as a treat hoping for a relaxing few days while looking at wedding venues in Stellenbosch. We were extremely disappointed when we arrived on Monday 5th...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank CandiceIre
liizaa, VR Owner at Self-catering Stellenbosch apartment: Tuishuisie, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2016

Dear Candice and Jason. Thank you for your review. Once again we apologise for this extremely unfortunate event. We understand that it must have caused you severe discomfort and distress. This was completely unintentional and caused us much embarrasment and anxiety as it was entirely...More

Reviewed July 24, 2016

This spacious and stylish guest apartment is comfortable. It has a convenient location on a lovely block very close to all the historic sites and to shopping and restaurants.

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Suzanne F
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Reviewed February 2, 2016

We were in Stellenbosch to explore wine country and were absolutely thrilled with this location. The balcony was a lovely place to relax and unwind and the apartment was perfectly situated near boutiques and eateries. The bedrooms were comfortable and we felt safe in this...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank caseymoo
Reviewed October 10, 2015

I would recommend Tuishuisie groups needing a self-contained, clean, cosy and beautiful apartment. The apartment is well positioned near lots of restaurants and bars. The owner was very helpful, also leaving a book full of information of the area and things to see/do. Apartment has...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank Elise508
Reviewed July 23, 2015

We highly recommend Tuishuisie for groups, families, or even couples. We stayed in Tuishuisie for 4 fabulous nights and enjoyed our stay tremendously. This residence is well appointed, cozy, great in winter or summer, has wonderful rooms and common spaces, and a private outside patio....More

Date of stay: July 2015
1  Thank 465willg
Reviewed April 1, 2015

We stayed the weekend at this beautiful little townhouse in Stellenbosch. The decor is modern and very stylish and functional at the same time. My sister and I liked the terrace for sunbathing very much. The owner is very friendly and extremely helpful. I really...More

Date of stay: March 2015
Thank mikeldoe
Reviewed March 3, 2015

I stayed in Tuishuisie for 10 days in Dec-Jan 2015 with my parents, sisters and our partners and we had the most wonderful stay. Tuishuisie is perfectly located for exploring Stellenbosch and it’s a couple minutes walking distance from most of the best restaurants in...More

Date of stay: January 2015
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Books
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighborhood
Tuishuisie offers a luxurious alternative to the traditional hotel stay. This contemporary apartment is situated in the historic centre of the town of Stellenbosch - in the heart of the Cape Winelands. Located in arguably the country's most famous wine-producing region, Stellenbosch is a vibrant town enriched with great natural beauty, culture and tradition. It is the second oldest town in South Africa and hosts a great number of historical buildings making it one of the best preserved towns in the country. In the oak-lined streets of the town centre one can experience the easy co-existence of the architectural Cape Dutch heritage and the modern day life of a bustling rural and university town. Stellenbosch houses one of the country’s most prestigious universities, Stellenbosch Universit...
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As Tuishuisie is located in the tourist centre of town, everything you may need or be interested in is on your doorstep. You can walk to the grocery store, to have a hearty breakfast at any of the many coffee shops or cafes, you can spend a relaxing afternoon in the botanical garden or go for a hike or mountain bike ride along the Eerste River, and stroll down Church Street to have a sundowner at any of the wine bars. Take your pick for dinner - most cuisines of the world are a minute or two away.
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