YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS
Self Catering House Accommodation
in Cape St. Francis, Western Region,
Eastern Cape, South Africa
Cape St Francis is located at the most Southern Point of the Eastern Cape and is land marked by the Seal Point lighthouse built in 1878. This national monument still operates and is worth a visit.
The Yellow Rose of Texas is situated only 500 metres from the sea and walking trails within a Nature Reserve that overlooks many miles of un-spoilt sandy beaches.
This spectacular new (2007) 280m2 home offers 4 large bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a large well equipped central granite-top kitchen, lounge and dinning area which can comfortably accommodate 8 adults.
Professionally decorated as a Texas lodge with unique artifacts brought from the Lone Star State, you will able to relax and escape from the city rut and take fresh air in a beautiful, healthy environment.
The oversized indoor and outdoor fireplaces provide very comfortable "braaing", living and entertaining conditions throughout the year.
Within immediate walking distance (less than 1 km) you can enjoy popular fishing, surfing, swimming, wind surfing, jet skiing, canoeing, diving and snorkeling spots or you can visit the local shop and neighborhood pub.
The Jack Nicolas signature 18-hole golf course and St Francis golf course are within a 5 minute drive from the Yellow Rose of Texas. The village also offers many quaint dining places and shopping facilities.
Boat launching and deep sea fishing is available from the harbor located within a 7 minute drive from the house.
World famous lodges such as Shamwari Game Reserve
, Addo Elephant Park, and Tsala Tree Tops Resort are all within 2 hours drive.
The Port Elizabeth international airport is 1 hour away and the local airstrip which is able to accommodate light aircraft is 10 minutes drive away.
List of onsite facilities:
List of offsite facilities within walking distance:
- Kitchen (fully equipped)
- Gas/electric stove
- Washing machine
- Wireless ADSL coverage is available
- Indoor fireplace
- Outside fireplace and braai area
- Outside hot-water shower
- One set of bed-linen and a set of towels supplied
- Bring your own beach towels
- Cleaning services are available
- Smoking allowed outside only
List of offsite activities within driving distance:
- Beach Swimming (500 meters, main beach 2km along the beach)
- Swimming pool
- Snorkeling and scuba diving - shipwrecks
- Lighthouse tours
- Walking and running nature trails
- Pub, restaurants and mini-markets
- Tennis courts
- Sunset rocks
- Whale watching (July to October)
(3km and more)
Distance to other major destinations:
- Jack Nicolas signature Golf course and village Golf Club
- Squash court
- Harbor and deep sea port
- Sand dunes
- Kromme river and canals
- Ostrich farm
- Humansdorp (25km) and start to famous Garden Route
- Jefferys Bay (35km)
- Port Elizabeth (120km)
- Knysna (300km)
- Stellenbosch wine country and Cape Town (800km)
See next to main photo for alternative contact details.