Cape Ridge

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2


Pool Townhouse/Apartment
Wow Factor
Modern Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach

A spectacular penthouse overlooking the sublime second beach of Clifton, Cape Ridge is an immense home for six guests with a magnificent roof terrace complete with a private pool!

A grand set of double gates greets you at street level, leading you into private parking and from here into a lift up into the main villa. Your living space comprises an open-plan living and dining room with the most magical views across the sea. To one side there’s a lovely lounge with a sofa in front of the TV, facing the vast sea-front windows. Alongside this is an incredibly picturesque dining spot, with the best views and the most marvellous dining arrangement. Eight fabulously formal chairs are placed around a delightful large table, under elegant lighting and glistening in the natural light which floods through the huge retractable wall! In this area there’s also an incredible, fully-equipped kitchen with sparkling white fittings, a retro pastel fridge and tons of surface space for preparing all kinds of delicious treats and meals!

There are two main bedrooms, as well as a perfect kids’ room with a set of bunk beds. Both double rooms enjoy stunning sea views as well as access to a fantastic balcony! The master suite features a king-sized bed and a sublime ensuite bathroom. Meanwhile, in the second bedroom, there are two large single beds which can be prepared as a double if preferred. A second bathroom is shared between this room and the kids’ room. Both bathrooms are as crisp and elegant as the rest of this designer apartment, with white fittings and tasteful lighting. The master ensuite features a double vanity sink, large bathtub and a superb rain-shower so you can be sure of feeling fresh and pampered throughout your stay. All three bedrooms are also equipped with air-con to keep you the optimum temperature, while the two main rooms will also benefit from the sea breeze rolling in through the patio doors.

And finally, head up to this phenomenal roof terrace for the most spectacular spot for sunbathing, socialising and of course, swimming! An immense pool stretches for 15 meters across the length of the terrace, tempting you to dip into its refreshing depths and cool off in the warm sunshine. Casual seating and luxury loungers all around it ensure you can relax and unwind in this enchanting space, whether in the perfect shade of a parasol or out in the superb sunshine! Fire up this fantastic charcoal barbeque for an idyllic day of alfresco living – with a picturesque alfresco dining area too!

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What you should know…

  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
  • One of the rooms features a set of bunk beds, while a second has two twin beds which can be prepared as a king-size bed if preferred, great for a little flexibility.
  • This immense rooftop pool is heated between October and April.

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Satellite TV Lift DVD

The Penthouse

Cape Ridge is the penthouse of a 4-apartment building. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, it accommodates up to 6 guests.

- Open-plan living room with dining area and balcony access
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Master bedroom with king-size bed, en-suite bathroom and balcony access
- Twin bedroom with balcony access *
- Bedroom with bunk beds
- Family bathroom
- Guest toilet

Exterior Grounds/Penthouse rooftop terrace
- Swimming pool (15x2.25m), heated from October to April **
- Sun deck with loungers and parasols
- Charcoal barbecue
- Alfresco dining area
- Seating area
- Underground garage parking

Additional Facilities
- Air-conditioning throughout
- Wireless Internet
- Heating
- Washing machine
- Tumble dryer
- Dishwasher
- Wine fridge
- Satellite TV (occasional intermittent signal)
- 24h monitored alarm

* can be made king-size on request
** see T&Cs for more information


About the surrounding area of Cape Ridge
Walk to Beach Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Wine Tasting Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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With a stay in the sublime Cape Ridge, you can be on the beach in seconds, making this a dream stay for beach lovers and families alike!

Set into a perfectly protected cove and right on the lower slopes of Lion’s Head, Clifton is one of the most exclusive areas of the city, and your location here is truly hard to beat. The four Clifton beaches are famous for their natural beauty, spectacular scenery and gentle waves year-round and its 4th beach even enjoys Blue Flag status. What’s more, just north of the four Clifton beaches and also within walking distance is Bantry Bay and its Sea Point Promenade, ideal for gentle strolling or even jogging, all with the most magnificent views!

Within a short drive is the iconic V&A Waterfront, a retail and entertainment area right at the foot of Table Mountain with tons of shops, restaurants, markets of all kinds and even both an Aquarium and Marine Museum. It is the starting point for almost all tours, cruises and excursions. Within a short walk of here is the Green Point market, tucked just outside the Green Point Stadium. Visit on Sundays to find locals selling all kinds of authentic arts, craft and curios – just be sure to barter, as they’ll be expecting you to!

If you like to hike at all, be sure to head up Table Mountain, you can take the cable car (or a 2 to 3 hour very steep walk!) up to the top, where 2km of paths can be wandered giving you panoramic views of the city and Table Bay. There’s even a restaurant up here for dining with a view! The Table Mountain National Park itself comprises several areas of interest along the peninsula, including Cape Hope and Cape Point, and is bursting with fascinating wildlife including ostriches, antelopes and baboons, and of course breath-taking scenery! The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens make for another fantastic day in nature, with remarkable views and a diverse array of plants, forest and gardens across 528 hectares!

Cape Point itself offers miles of dramatic coastline scenery, including golden beaches of soft sands, peaks and valleys rich in fertile land and an interesting history, where again you can see fascinating wildlife! Of course, one on the region’s most iconic locations is Boulders Beach, home to a colony of thousands of African penguins which you can watch and admire in their natural habitat, and it’s only around one hour from the villa! Top tip – head over in September during breeding season to try catch a glimpse of penguins hatching! And if it’s wildlife you’re after, within around two hours of the city you can even go on safari!

Surfing (and kite-surfing) are, as you might expect, major sports in the area, thanks to the varied coastline made up of protected coves to huge open beaches with enormous waves, promising something for all levels! You can also take part in a little sea kayaking, where you have a good chance of spotting seals, penguins, dolphins – and even the odd whale! Or even take an official trip whale watching where you’re likely to see Southern right whales, bottlenose and dusky dolphin and occasionally even humpback and killer whales! As well as this there are loads more activities to take part in across the region, including helicopter rides, hot air ballooning, paragliding, shark cage diving and more, and you’ll find it all on offer at the V&A Waterfront!

Read more about Cape Town

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Cape Town International Airport

(28 km)

Nearest City Cape Town

(7 km)

Nearest Restaurant The Bungalow

(800 m)

Nearest Beach Clifton 3rd Beach

(50 m)

Nearest Supermarket Okellyfoods Minimarket

(500 m)


Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Boasting a brilliant private pool on its huge roof terrace and fabulous living spaces, Cape Ridge is a spacious and elegant villa to be loved and enjoyed by any family. Let the kids frolic and play in this amazing pool as you look over them from the comfort of this luxurious casual seating or the lovely loungers and enjoy a little peace of mind knowing you’ve got an eye on them.

The whole family can certainly enjoy a visit to Cape Town, with tons of active day-trips, excursions and fun to be had, including loads of water sports and cruises like whale-watching. Across the city and the sublime Table Mountain National Park, you’ll find loads of hikes and tours to join, while of course, the beaches provide plenty of fun in themselves.

And if your kids are old enough, a deeply historical trip to Robben Island, the Maximum Security Prison where political prisoners, including Nelson Mandela, were held during the apartheid is an incredibly rewarding day out. The tour begins at the V&A Waterfront, just a short drive away, and includes not only a tour of the prison itself but also meeting a former political prisoner and a tour of the island which often includes sightings of penguins!

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • Lift
  • DVD


Oliver's Extras

  • Housekeeping three times a week

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit 20,000 Rand (approx. £900) charged to client’s credit card by the owner before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 2pm
Departure time 10am
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival.
Linen & towels included? Bed linen, bath and pool towels are included in the rental price.
Energy costs included? Yes, included in rental price.
Internet access? Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access included in rental price
Minimum stay 3 nights
Changeover day Flexible
Pets welcome? Not allowed
Smoking Allowed? Not permitted
Pool heating charge? Pool heating is included in the rental price from October to April. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 23rd 2023 - Dec 16th 2023 £3,783 £5,045 £6,306 £8,827
Dec 16th 2023 - Jan 6th 2024 £3,783 £5,045 £6,306 £8,827
Jan 6th 2024 - Dec 14th 2024 £3,783 £5,045 £6,306 £8,827
Dec 14th 2024 - Mar 26th 2025 £3,783 £5,045 £6,306 £8,827

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 23rd 2023 - Dec 16th 2023 €4,077 €5,436 €6,795 €9,512
Dec 16th 2023 - Jan 6th 2024 €4,077 €5,436 €6,795 €9,512
Jan 6th 2024 - Dec 14th 2024 €4,077 €5,436 €6,795 €9,512
Dec 14th 2024 - Mar 26th 2025 €4,077 €5,436 €6,795 €9,512

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Sep 23rd 2023 - Dec 16th 2023 $4,348 $5,797 $7,247 $10,144
Dec 16th 2023 - Jan 6th 2024 $4,348 $5,797 $7,247 $10,144
Jan 6th 2024 - Dec 14th 2024 $4,348 $5,797 $7,247 $10,144
Dec 14th 2024 - Mar 26th 2025 $4,348 $5,797 $7,247 $10,144

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.


  • Fantastic

    on 31/08/2018

    The house is splendid with a breathtaking view. Equipped with all comforts (including beach towels, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, hairdryer, Nepresso coffee machine with pods, toaster, kettle ... in short, really everything!). Upstairs there is a wonderful terrace with swimming pool, sunbeds and barbecue. Housekeeping and wifi included. The reception was fantastic, the management company waited patiently for us and welcomed us by providing us with all the information and support for a very pleasant holiday. Absolutely recommended!

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