The Ramsgate Cottage: Gwenors Menage
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Gwenor's Menage is a large, charming, spacious and homely beach retreat,
perfect for family holidays. It is situated on a prime beachfront site in the
wonderful South Coast town of Ramsgate.
Immediately in front of the house is a tidal rock pool which is ideal for both children & adults to laze in and when the beach, sea, sand and wind get the better of you, there is a secluded, protected swimming pool for your enjoyment.
Gwenor's Menage sleeps 10 people. There are five, tastefully decorated rooms, a double bed in the main room with its own bathroom. All the other rooms have two single beds per room
The spacious lounge & dining area has uninterrupted sea views, with sliding doors leading out to a covered patio and then onto an open veranda, which has a built-in braai area, where you can quench your thirst, enjoy the sea breeze and magnificent ocean view where dolphins and whales are often sighted. The house is not equipped with a TV, etc. but has got a satellite dish installed, and you are more than welcome to either hire equipment or bring along your own.
The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need, together with a stove, microwave oven, a combination fridge/freezer and an additional chest freezer. There is also an industrial washing machine. There are enough glasses, crockery and cutlery for 12 persons. Groceries can be purchased from one of the many supermarkets in the area namely Spar; Pick 'n Pay and Checkers. There is also a Woolworths at nearby Shelly Centre.
The property is semi walled with an electric fence and the house is secured with an alarm system which is linked to a security company. There is a double lock-up garage with plenty of extra parking within the walled/fenced portion of the property.
Our house keeper lives on the property and will service the house daily to make your stay more enjoyable.
There is a promenade which runs along the beach and is ideal for a stroll or a jog To the north, and a short drive away, is both Ramsgate Main Beach, which has Blue Flag status and a short walk away is Ski Boat Bay beach, ideal for swimming & surfing. A 10 minute walk to the south, along the beach, will bring you toSouthbroom Main Beach and lagoon renowned for swimming, surfing and canoeing.
Our beautiful stretch of coast has something for everyone, stunning beaches, many top class golf courses, excellent restaurants and a visit to the Waffle House is a must! For those in need of some retail therapy, Shelley Centre is only a 20 minute drive away and has cinemas and many of the leading chain stores.
The Margate airport is just 10 minutes away and Durban International Airport is 1 hour away.
- airport (less than 15km)
- beach (absolutely on the beach)
- beach (less than 500m)
- car hire (less than 20km)
- fishing onsite
- horse riding (less than 5km)
- laundry facilities onsite
- medical facilities (less than 5km)
- outdoor pool
- parking all onsite
- private airfield (less than 15km)
- tea / coffee making facilities
- washing machine onsite