Somerset House is a superb Victorian House set in the leafy area of Kenilworth. Once the private lodge of Sir Charles Somerset, this beautiful home has enormous entertaining areas, with large bedrooms upstairs with heated pool and large garden.
Somerset House is a superb Victorian Family Home set in the leafy are of Upper Kenilworth in Cape Town.
Once the private hunting lodge of Sir Charles Somerset, Governor of the Cape Colony, this beautiful family home has a large book room (with satellite TV) Drawing Room, Dining Room (which seats 12) and a large double volume hallway all with wood-burning fireplaces.
Five double bedrooms welcome guests upstairs off a gorgeous central landing showcasing a double volume stain-glass window, Master Bedroom features a King-size 4-poster bed, plus 4 double bedrooms - 3 with double 4-poster beds (they each have truckles for additional guests) and the fourth bedroom contains a French Upholstered Queen-size bed. Two bathrooms containing baths are accessible from the landing. There is also an additional television room upstairs with an L-shaped sofa.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a Stainless Steel Gas Range Cooker and American Double width Fridge/Freezer, Breville Cappuccino Maker, half sized fridge, 2 microwaves and a dishwasher. A Miele washing machine and Miele clothes dryer are situated in the laundry room which is found just off the kitchen. A Breakfast Room with dining table (seating 6), can be found off the kitchen with doors leading out to the garden wand pool area. A downstairs cloakroom and boot room is off the hallway and also leads outside.
The property contains a large garden & private solar heated pool, as well as an outside seating and entertainment area. A trampoline is situated in the garden and table tennis is set-up on the verandah at the back of the house.
Wi-fi and satellite TV are connected and all bedrooms are air-conditioned.
Whilst totally private, Somerset House is minutes away from several top restaurants, wine routes and shopping malls. The beaches of False Bay are only 20 minutes away, and our famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens are about 7 minutes away - found at the base of the glorious Table Mountain.
The entire house, garden, pool area and gated property/driveway for up to 6 cars.
We will leave you with a fully comprehensive travel file and will be available on our mobiles if needed.
No smoking or own pets please.