Selkirk House B&B, Hermanus

Nestling against the Hermanus Mountain with panoramic views over Walker Bay, this bright comtemporaty guesthouse is situated an hour and twenty minutes from Cape Town in the heart of the Overberg. Elegantly furnished multi-levelled indoor spaces are complemented by indigenous water-featured landscaped gardens. Hermanus, with its pristine beaches and majestic mountains, offers some of the best land-based whale viewing in the world and caters for a vaiety of outdoor activities – from fynbos hikes to shark-cage diving.

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Selkirk House was designed and custom built with luxury, comfort and tranquillity in mind.

The elegant and spacious lower lounge, with a fireplace for winter evenings, leads onto the pool deck with its Karoo stone braai area. On the sea side a set of sliding doors leads to a covered terrace where guests can relax and enjoy the views.

The upper lounge has a fully stocked bar and a large plasma screen TV, perfect for sports enthusiasts. The sea view patio is furnished with cocktail tables and chairs and comfortable loungers. From the bar lounge a set of stairs leads to the rooftop deck with breathtaking all-round views.

On the mountain side of the house there is a library with a PC equipped with all basic programmes as well as internet access. The gently cascading waterfalls on the library patio make it a peaceful place to relax with a book or magazine from our shelves.


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