147 Waterkant Street

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The warm burgundy exterior of this elegant 2-bedroom Victorian house echoes the colourful history of the surrounding De Waterkant neighbourhood.

In contrast, the interior of 147 Waterkant is a study of contemporary modernist style with exposed steel trusses, glass sliding doors and screed concrete floors.

Stylishly-decorated living spaces flow effortlessly into a well-lit courtyard, and a designer floating staircase connects the upper and lower levels. Two roof-top terraces offer spectacular mountain- and cityscapes and a private swimming pool promises cool respite on warm summer evenings.

Overlooking Cape Town’s working harbour and the V&A Waterfront, 147 Loader Street is located in the fashionable De Waterkant area. With easy access to an array of trendy restaurants, boutiques and art galleries, this holiday retreat is ideal for couples, friends and mature families who want a centrally-located base within easy reach of Cape Town's top attractions.


  • Located in fashionable De Waterkant
  • Two roof-top terraces with exquisite views
  • Private swimming pool & outdoor patio
  • Short drive to Waterfront & Table Mountain


  • Restaurants within walking distance
  • Shopping

Fact File

Location De Waterkant
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Pool Yes
Views Mountain Views, Ocean Views, City Views
Service Housekeeper off-site, servicing frequently
Property Type Semi-detached House
Ideal For Groups of friends, Couples
Sleeps 4

Style & Décor

Old meets new in an elegant fusion of sleek modern design and colonial-chic decor in this architectural gem. Comfortably-furnished living spaces offer state-of-the-art technology while an ultra-modern galley kitchen makes for easy mealtimes. Large leather sofas and soft timber finishes combine with roughly hewn walls and smooth concrete floors to create cosmopolitan appeal with accents of Africa.


Just minutes from the city centre and the ever-popular V&A Waterfront, the famous cobbled streets and colourful houses of De Waterkant echo the adjoining Bo-Kaap neighbourhood, originally built to house Cape Town's slaves. There is plenty of space in the sun at cheerful corner cafés and busy restaurants, while buzzing bars and nightclubs come alive after dark, giving the area a vibrant energy. A short drive takes you to the Table Mountain Cableway or the beautiful Blue Flag beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton.


Perfect for discerning couples, small families and groups of friends looking to enjoy a stylish city escape at the heart of the Cape Town urban experience.

Best time to visit

Visit the Mother City from November to March for long, hot summer days and sultry, starlit nights though prepare for bustling beaches and restaurants over the December-January peak season. Temperatures and crowds drop in March and April when Cape Town sees some of its best and most wind-free weather.

The Cape's May to September winters are rainy and cool but winter storms are punctuated by mild sunny days, perfect for shark-cage diving, long coastal drives or wine tasting in some of the country’s finest vineyards.



A sleek custom-built kitchen, fitted with state-of-the-art equipment (including a tumble dryer and washing machine), opens onto a courtyard and vertical garden with Zen-like appeal.

Master Bedroom

Located on the upper level, the master bedroom features a king-sized bed and rich leather furnishings with a spacious en suite bathroom and smooth screed floor.

Guest Bedrooms

The second guest bedroom is also located on the upper level and has a large double bed and en suite bathroom.


Elegant en suite bathrooms feature large walk-in showers and luxury amenities.

Living & Dining Area

The leather chesterfield and plush Persian carpets of living room create a warm and welcoming atmosphere that encourages you to put your feet up. The lounge is equipped with satellite TV and a DVD player. The dining and kitchen area connect seamlessly and feature a large wooden dining table that is perfect for relaxed dining.

Outside Area

Two large roof-top terraces combine to create a spacious outdoor arena perfect for sun-worshipping and alfresco entertaining. A private swimming pool is a welcome haven on hot summer afternoons.

General facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Private balcony or deck
  • Washing machine

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