For the family looking for adventure
Step into the world of magical realism at Le Grand Jardin. “If your kids are happy, you can relax—that's the philosophy,” says the owner, and the vintage 1930s fairground carousel in the meadow is sure to keep the kids occupied. Sleeping 15 guests in six bedrooms, this home also features a pizza oven, a secret tunnel, and an ice cream trolley—a kids’ paradise.
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Bordering Table Mountain National Park, Karabo is steeped in nature and features two open-plan levels filled with natural light and lush greenery. The property boasts 3 en-suite bedrooms – two on the ground level and the master suite on the top floor – all with mountain and garden views and a large, heated pool (check out our round-up of the best pools in Cape Town). Its sprawling gardens provide a sanctuary for a nature-loving family to explore, play, and relax amongst the trees.
A soundscape of the gentle lapping of waves accompanied by magnificent mountain views makes Heaven on Fourth a blissful seaside property. This restored bungalow on Cape Town’s famous Clifton 4th beach is only a few steps away from the ocean, providing any beach-loving family with an oasis to wind down and soak up the Cape Town sun all day long.
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Ideally situated in the leafy suburb of Gardens, a few minutes outside the centre of Cape Town, this Victorian terrace houses a perfectly peaceful escape from the crowds while still being close enough to the best shopping and beaches in the city. Beautiful, open spaces, lots of light, and a charming courtyard garden make this a must-stay Art House, able to sleep up to 4 guests in 2 spacious rooms.
For the big family
Located in the coastal neighbourhood of Seapoint, Georgina is an eclectic, modern-tropicana villa with no shortage of interesting art pieces (some of which you buy directly off the wall). This 5-bedroom home accommodates up to 10 guests in individually decorated, en-suite rooms —offering the perfect space for your family to unwind and bond in a household filled with colourful artistic expression.
For the multi-generational family
Swap the frenzy of city life for the tranquil Winelands town of Franschhoek. La Motte Homestead is the purest example of modern countryside living with four en-suite bedrooms and an outdoor dining and entertainment area for the whole family to connect with one another against the backdrop of sweeping mountain views, an abundance of fresh air and sunshine.
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