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Luxury at 230 (Cottage)

SuperhostDurban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Entire house hosted by Nikky
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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Centrally located luxury, in quite residential area. 1 secure parking. Open planned, fully equipped, kitchen & living room. Look onto our beautiful orchid garden, terrace, salt-water pool, heated ozone jacuzzi & gas barbecue. The beach, shopping malls, International Congress Centre, Casino, Aquarium, Harbour, Golf, Rugby, Cricket & Swimming Stadiums +/- 5km. Walk to the University, Medical School, Glenwood Bakery, Parc & Goudens. Air Condition, WiFi, Sattelite TV

The space
In support of those brave individuals taking care of our people during this lock down period. We are only taking bookings for business & essential services staff. Bookings need to be for a minimum of 3 days.
In keeping with social distancing, during this time, there will be no contact with anyone on the property. Please be advised that air-cons & the jacuzzi will not be operating. Should you be doing a last minute booking for the same day. Please contact us first. Due to the cleaning procedure, this might not be possible.
We fully deep clean & sanitize the cottage after each stay, to ensure full compliance with our government’s recommendations. In addition, 3 days are excluded from bookings between each reservation. Every time you enter the property, you will be required to wash your hands at the cleaning station before you access the entrance pathway. This is mandatory.
The cottage is fully turn key furnished. Look onto our beautiful garden, with orchids, vegetables & herbs, the terrace, pool & heated ozone jacuzzi. The open plan, fully equipped, air conditioned kitchen & lounge has a smart TV & work space. Ceiling fans are throughout. The en suite bedroom has a queen size bed & a smart TV. There is a convection microwave, full size fridge/freezer, dishwasher & washing machine.
There is the option of a futon bed instead of the office table. (This must be pre arranged)
Secure parking for 1 mid/large vehicle.
We live in the front section of the main house with our own private entrance. So are close buy if necessary.
There is a house in a separate building, with its own entrance, on the property. If it is occupied, there is a chance that you will bump into the other guest in the garden, pool, jacuzzi or parking.
You are supplied with amenities on arrival to get you started. Once these are depleted, they are for your own account.
Due to the close proximity of the swimming pool, children must have adult supervision at all times.
We know that visitors to our country are concerned about safety. We are located in a quiet residential area.
Unregistered guests are not allowed on the property.
All guests must provide a photo ID/Passport on arrival.
We take pride in our beautiful home & want to provide you with the best experience possible.
After having more than a few, very bad experiences, with the booked number of guests being exceeded & parties. We urge you to book elsewhere, if this is your intention! Helen Joseph Rd, only 2.4km away, has many bars & restaurants, making it the perfect place to meet with your friends.
We work extremely hard to maintain our 5 star rating which enables us to keep our Superhost status & want to be sure that we meet all your expectations.
Great care has been taken to be as precise as possible with our location & property description.
The beach is 5km away. uShaka Marine World is 5.6km.
We are 450 meters from the renowned Glenwood Bakery. It is 2.4km to Davenport Square Mall, grocery shopping & the restaurants & night life on Helen Joseph Road. Its 2.9km to Wilsons Warf & 3.5km to the yacht harbour. The International Congress Center is a 4.7km drive. It's 6km to the Moses Mabhida Stadium. We also have 2 private hospitals (Entabeni & St Augustine’s) within a 2km radius, as well as the university & medical school, both about 1.6km away. Penzance Primary School is 130 meters down the road, & Glenwood High School 1.3km along the road. Durban Girls High School is 260m up the hill.
Generally, everything is easily reachable within a +/-10 minute drive. The airport is 32km away.
Please take a minute to read "Other things to Note”.

Guest access
The secure parking, suitable for a medium to large car, is accessed by remote control.
Only registered guests have full access to our amenities, including the entertainment area, pool, jacuzzi & gas barbecue. There is a house, with its own entrance in a separate building on the property. If it is occupied, there is a chance that you will bump into the other guest in the garden, pool, jacuzzi or parking.

Other things to note
A once weekly full maid service is complimentary for bookings longer than 7 days.
Housekeeping takes place between 8:00-13:00.
During the week, the house keeper may pop in intermittently if she has time.
Additional maid service can be arranged, for your own account.
Unless previously booked, there is no housekeeping on weekends & public holidays.
We provide personal full digital satellite television & WiFi.
You are supplied with amenities on arrival to get you started. Once these are depleted, they are for your own account.
Durban has a humid climate. Please feel free to use the the washing line outside, if your towels are not completely drying.
To maximize hygiene, the pillows all have waterproof protectors. Please let us know if you would like a different pillow.
There is secure parking for 1 mid/large vehicle.
We work extremely hard to maintain our Superhost status & need to have excellent reviews & 5 star ratings to be able to keep this current.
Should there be any problems or if there is anything you need. Please don’t hesitate to let us know immediately. This will enable us to do our best to rectify what ever it may be, & ensure you have a first class experience with us.
Centrally located luxury, in quite residential area. 1 secure parking. Open planned, fully equipped, kitchen & living room. Look onto our beautiful orchid garden, terrace, salt-water pool, heated ozone jacuzzi & gas barbecue. The beach, shopping malls, International Congress Centre, Casino, Aquarium, Harbour, Golf, Rugby, Cricket & Swimming Stadiums +/- 5km. Walk to the University, Medical School, Glenwood Bakery, Pa…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed

Amenities

Wi-Fi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Pay TV
Hot tub
Heating
Hair dryer
Laptop-friendly workspace
Washing machine
Dryer

Accessibility

Getting inside

Well-lit path to entrance
Wide entrance for guests

Moving around the space

Wide hallways

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

We are centrally located in a quiet leafy, suburban neighbourhood, with Penzance, Glenwood & Durban Girls High schools, five major hospitals, two universities and the medical school all within a close proximity. We are a 450m walk from the renowned Glenwood Bakery & fabulous Parc Restuarant. Gouden's Indian take away (Voted the best “Bunny Chow”) is 500m down the road.
Grocery Shopping (Checkers & Woolworths) Dirks Butcher and a bottle store can all be found at Davenport Centre Mall on Helen Joseph Road, which is 2.4km away. There are also many restaurants to choose from & a vibrant night life.
Spend the day at the beach, 5km away & watch the surfers from the piers or hire a surf board or kayak. Take a walk, or hire a bike for an edge of the sea view from our magnificent, 7km long beach front promenade stretching from uShaka to Blue Lagoon, where the river meets the sea.
Have breakfast or lunch at Circus, Circus or Surf Riders Cafe, directly on the promenade with a beautiful sea view & equipment hire close buy.
At the south end of the promenade, 5.7km away, is Ushaka Marine world, our world class aquarium & water park with a really nice shopping mall & restaurants as well.
Snorkel on Vetches Reef or Scuba Dive with Umhlanga Scuba, both very close to the aquarium. St Augustine’s & Entabeni private hospitals are up the hill, within a 2.1km radius.
KZN University & the Nelson Mandela Medical School, is an easy 1.6km walk.
Generally, most attractions are within a +/-10 minute drive.
Kings Park Rugby is 7km away & Kingsmead Cricket only 4.7km.
The Kings Park swimming stadium is 4.1km away. The International Congress Center is a 4.7km drive. It's 6km to the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Drive 6.3km to Suncoast Casino.
Take a boat around the harbour, book a fishing trip or eat at the restaurant’s on the waters edge at Wilsons Warf which is 2.9km away.
The yacht harbour is 3.5km away.
Shop, go to the movies or visit the restaurants at the Pavilion Mall which is 5.7km and Musgrave Mall 3.1km away.
We work extremely hard to maintain our 5 star ratings, which enables us to keep our Superhost status & have taken great care to be as precise as possible with our property description & location information! Should you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to ask.

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• Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto is the third largest hospital in the world, occupying around 70 hectares, with approximately 3 200 beds and about 6 760 staff members.

• Pretoria has the second largest number of embassies in the world after Washington DC.

• South Africa mines deeper than any other country in the world, up to depths of 3.9km at the Western Deep Levels Mine.

• It has the largest hydro-electric tunnel system in the world at the Orange-Fish River Tunnel.

• South Africa is the world’s largest producer of macadamia nuts.

• South Africa is the world’s biggest producer of gold, platinum, chromium, vanadium, manganese and alumino-silicates. It also produces almost 40% of the world’s chrome and vermiculite.

• Durban is the largest port in Africa and the ninth largest in the world.

• There are about 280 000 windmills on farms across South Africa, second in number only to Australia.

• The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), now rising from a Karoo koppie in Sutherland, is the largest telescope in the southern hemisphere (and third largest in the world).

• South Africa has 19 004 miles of railway track – 80% of Africa’s rail infrastructure.

• The Sterkfontein Caves, in Gauteng, is the site where the oldest human skeletal remains were found in the world (3,5 million years old). This is the place where the human race was born

• South Africa has the longest wine route in the world.

• South Africa has the world’s second oldest air force, established in 1920

• The Guinness Book of Records lists the Anglo-Boer War as Britain’s most costly war outside of the two World Wars.
We are centrally located in a quiet leafy, suburban neighbourhood, with Penzance, Glenwood & Durban Girls High schools, five major hospitals, two universities and the medical school all within a close proximity…

Hosted by Nikky

Joined in August 2014
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I am an ex hotelier now back living in South Africa after spending many years in Europe, North Africa and the USA. My husband and I spend most of our time in or on the ocean. We are outdoor people who are able to organise most sporting activities, including scuba diving, fishing, snorkeling, cycling, golf and tennis. Being frequent traveller's who enjoy the convenience of home. We endevour to give our guests these comforts, and hopefully more :) Life is an adventure, enjoy the journey & make every day count!
I am an ex hotelier now back living in South Africa after spending many years in Europe, North Africa and the USA. My husband and I spend most of our time in or on the ocean. We ar…
During your stay
We like to give our you as much privacy as you require. If you have questions or concerns, or if there is anything that we can do to make your stay with us even better. Please don't hesitate to let us know.
We are outdoor people and can assist with numerous activities, especially culinary, ocean and sports related.
We live in the front section of the main house, so are close buy if necessary.
We like to give our you as much privacy as you require. If you have questions or concerns, or if there is anything that we can do to make your stay with us even better. Please don…
Nikky is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly-rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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House rules
Check-in: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with building staff
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Health & safety
Committed to enhanced cleaning protocol. Learn more
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Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Nearby lake, river, other body of water