The Villas at Ellerman House – Cape Town, South Africa

Once the stately home of Sir John and Lady Ellerman, distinguished shipping magnates and investors, Ellerman House sits perched on the slopes of Lion’s Head in the prestigious Bantry Bay residential area.

This elegant Cape Edwardian mansion is known for having one of the most spectacular ocean views in South Africa. Just 10 minutes from the heart of Cape Town, the one-and-a-half acre property features a panorama of Atlantic coastline that includes the infamous Robben Island.

Now privately owned, Ellerman House stands as an iconic showcase of South Africa’s finest lodging, cuisine, wine and leisure. With shaded verandas, tiered gardens, beautiful interiors and a celebrated art collection, guests from all over the world love the combination of luxury and service this serene getaway offers.

The property boasts two lounges, a library, two dining rooms, a spa, a main pool, gym, whisky bar and expansive outdoor space. The property is not open to the public, offering a genuine level of privacy and luxury to guests.

Exclusive and privately staffed, the two Villas offer all the benefits of hotel living with the advantage of complete privacy and flexibility, perfect for multi-generational families or groups of friends. Built on multiple levels, each villa offers spacious entertainment and relaxation areas, numerous en-suite bedrooms and a private infinity pool with the best views Cape Town has to offer. 


– Sleeps 6/10 guests in 3/5 bedrooms (all with en-suite bathrooms)
– Outdoor infinity pool
– Terrace with al fresco dining & lounge areas
– Kitchen
– Wi-fi
– Parking

– Private chef and hospitality team
– Daily breakfast
– Airport transfers

Resort facilities & activities:
– Restaurant
– Bar
– Spa
– Gym
– Outdoor swimming pool
– Art gallery
– Wine tasting


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