Sandpiper is a modern, light, bright, calm and peaceful space beach house/bungalow. It has a large double volume living area that opens onto a wooden deck stepping down onto a large lawn with fynbos garden. The three bedrooms are all en suite. The main bedroom has a bath and an outside shower the other two bathrooms have showers only
Sandpiper is 30 minutes from Hermanus and 15 minutes to Stanford. Sandpiper is within walking distance to Die Plaat/Walker Bay nature reserve which has a 22km long beach and amazing dunes. There is an entrance fee to the Reserve - if you have a wild card this allows access for free. The beach is almost always deserted with prolific bird life and interesting caves dating back to the strandlopers. The coves and rock pools are just beautiful. It is the perfect location to walk down onto the cliffs to watch the Southern Right Whales from July to December.
Servicios y zonas comunes
Guest check in is at 14h00 on day of arrival and check out is at 10h00 on day of departure. Guests will have access to the entire house - the furnishings are comfortable but minimalist. The kitchen is a small galley type kitchen but has everything one could need when away on a beach break - there is a fridge, gas hob but no oven, loads of plates, bowls and serving dishes, electric frying pan. All the beds have linen and bath towels but you will however need to provide your own beach towels.
Wi-Fi - there is no Wi-Fi available in the house but should you need to connect The local coffee shop, coffee on the rocks, is a 5 minute walk away. You can also drive to Gansbaai (5 minute drive) to any of the restaurants there.
TV - there is no tv in the house as we prefer the space to be one of relaxation, reading, board games, sleeping, eating, walking, talking and general reconnection.
Atención a los huéspedes
The house manager, Michelle opens and airs the house before your arrival and locks up when you depart. You will need to contact her on your departure. She is also available should you encounter any problems or emergencies during your stay. Her number will be available to you after booking.
Otros aspectos destacables
Sandpiper was built by the owner and is a sandbag house. the walls are made from sandbags packed and stacked on top of one another and have all been clad with either corrugated iron, wood or plaster. It has very few overhead lights, a few bedside lamps for reading but does have loads of candles and lanterns. The stove is a gas hob and there is a weber for late afternoon/evening braais.
This house was built with a lot of love and is our special place to relax, enjoy the beautiful ever changing skies and landscape. We treat our space with respect and gratitude and trust that you will spend many great hours enjoying the peaceful calm space with the same respect.