A Delightful Victorian Guesthouse in Greenpoint

Cape Town experiences an influx of visitors from far and wide during the summer season. With pristine beaches and never-ending hiking routes, the city remains one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. During your stay in the Mother City, it can often be tough deciding how far from the city centre to venture out when deciding on your accommodation. It’s important to set up camp somewhere that is distant enough to still get that “getaway” feel, but nearby enough that you can enjoy everything the hustle and bustle of the city has to offer. Luckily for those passing through Cape Town, accommodation choices are plentiful. This being said, there are of course those areas which naturally attract visitors during the holiday season, and they very often have that unmistakable ocean-air aroma. Enter Antrim Villa.

You’ll find Antrim Villa sitting prettily at the foot of Signal Hill in Greenpoint, a mere few minutes away from Cape Town city centre. The villa is situated amid quaint and quirky houses and town houses in Greenpoint, one of Cape Town’s most sought-after suburbs -especially during summer. With high ceilings and an abundance of natural light, this old English Victorian guest house offers visitors a home away from home ideally located in the Atlantic Seaboard.  Antrim Villa offers four room types -standard single, standard double, luxury double and luxury family. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and are equipped with all necessary amenities, including extra-wide beds, heaters, a secure safe, hairdryers and toiletries. The villa has made sure that guests are equipped with everything they need for an easy, comfortable and luxurious stay.

It’s the Little Things
Guests are invited to take a dip in the large saltwater pool on the property and will be provided with pool towels at reception. Enjoy a lazy summer’s afternoon in the villa’s secluded tropical garden where you can take a seat in one of the pool loungers to catch a tan or get stuck into a book. Other added extras in the guest house include an honesty bar available to guests at all times which stocks wine, soft drinks, snacks and sweet treats. In addition to the amenities found in each room, guests are provided with a 24-hour reception service, secure parking, free WiFi, daily housekeeping and a laundry service. The villa also provides a daily buffet breakfast which is laid out in the open-plan lounge and dining area. Alternatively, guests can enjoy breakfast outside on the shaded terrace. Fresh fruits, breakfast cereals and pastries are all on offer, as well as hot breakfasts which are made to order.


High Ceilings and Minimalism
With gleaming white 100% cotton linen in each room, the villa is the epitome of minimalistic sophistication. The interiors of the guest house have been carefully designed so as to retain the feel of the original Old English house which was built in the 1800s. While simultaneously incorporating modernity, Antrim Villa radiates Scandinavian simplicity while also boasting subtle African touches. Rooms and common areas areaccentuated with natural fabrics such as sisal and bamboo which provide that perfect “something extra” in the midst of dreamy white simplicity.

Minimalistic, luxurious and modern -Antrim Villa makes for a superb accommodation choice during your time in the Cape Town. So, the next time you find yourself in the Mother City and on the hunt for somewhere to unpack your bags, make a point to check out this little gem.

For more information or to make a reservation, contact info@antrimvilla.com.

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