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Lagoon House : Agulhas NP

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Lagoon House : Agulhas NP

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Jan 16, 2012 4:55 pm

We spent the past weekend in this wonderful accommodation. The house can sleep eight people in four bedrooms and has 3 bathrooms, a well equipped kitchen, a lounge area and a dinning area. There is also a covered stoep and a lock up garage.

One steps out of the front door right onto the rocks, the house is that close to the sea. The views from the house are amazing. There is a lovely, safe swimming lagoon close to the house one may swim in. The house is set well apart from the rest of the rest camp.

A wonderful place to 'get away'.

What it says about the house on the website:
This historic house, located within the greater rest camp area, has been carefully restored and is situated on a peninsula to the west of the Suiderstrand enclave (of private residents) and with the sea comprising about three-quarters (270º) of the view from this house, it has an awesome location.

This house and farm used to belong to PK Albertyn who bought it from Mike van Breda in 1898 and in the same year a cottage was built for Mrs Albertyn as a birthday gift. The small bay to the west of the house reminded her of a book she had read, called the ‘Blue Lagoon’ and she called the property ‘The Lagoon’. When the children got married rooms were added on both sides of the original cottage. This portion of the park was incorporated into Agulhas National Park in 2001.

The facility has four bedrooms, of which two have separate external entrances and own en-suite bathroom (shower & toilet) and the other two are in the house with a single bathroom (bath, shower & toilet). There is also a kitchen and living area in the house.


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Re: Lagoon House : Agulhas NP

Unread postby Hugh » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:05 pm

Gosh DB .. something I must remember when all the family come to visit .
Booking through Sanparks I suppose ??
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:06 pm

Yes Hugh, through SANParks :thumbs_up:

We had the family there with us - and it was such an ideal setting. Particularly if you can talk to the weather (wind!) to be nice and kind while you are there :wink:
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Re: Lagoon House : Agulhas NP

Unread postby Hugh » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:08 pm

Ta :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lagoon House : Agulhas NP

Unread postby MATTHYS » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:13 pm

DinkyBird wrote: Particularly if you can talk to the weather (wind!) to be nice and kind while you are there :wink:

That is called "nature's aircon" by the locals, DB :wink:
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Re: Lagoon House : Agulhas NP

Unread postby oddesy » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:46 pm

Looks like a great place to stay! 8) brilliant photos :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lagoon House : Agulhas NP

Unread postby Boorgatspook » Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:11 pm

Looks lovely, thanks DB :cool:

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Re: Lagoon House : Agulhas NP

Unread postby Shi » Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:14 pm

Looks stunning :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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