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About Mountain Rise

Mountain Rise is a two-bedroom cottage set on prime real estate overlooking the ocean. The mountains behind the property and a stunning sea view in front make this the most sought-after location in beautiful Hout Bay. Located close to Cape Town Central via the stunning Atlantic Seaboard, Hout Bay is easily accessible via Constantia Nek.

The cottage comprises two bedrooms; a bathroom with a bath and shower; a kitchen with a stove and appliances; a separate dining room; and a large lounge leading onto the main patio.

Hout Bay's glorious beach is set between the towering Sentinal on one side and the world-famous Chapman's Peak on the other. The ocean is framed on both sides by mountains and guests can savour this view from the full-length patio of the cottage. Here is where guests may enjoy early morning breakfasts or early evening sundowners.

We have sliding security gates, burglar proofing and an alarm system. The owners are located in a separate house within the grounds and are therefore available to assist guests with any queries. The cottage has a cleaning service available on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 5
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews


  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

A refundable breakage deposit of R1000 is required and payable on arrival. This amount will be refunded within 72 hours of departure, pending no breakages.

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Reviews for Mountain Rise

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Jonathan Campbell, England
24 December 2015

Clean and spacious accommodation with great mountain views, but lacked a hairdryer and cushions for the garden furniture. The patio is large but is generally shaded from the sun due to trees, and is not suitable for small children as there is a large drop. Rick is a pleasant owner but was not able to resolve a number of issues such as the lack of wifi.

MR. J TARGETT, United Kingdom
20 February 2014

We very much enjoyed our three week stay in this nicely appointed and comfortable cottage, with the stunning views of Chapman's Peak and Hout Bay from the terrace. So easy to get down to the waterfront where there are restaurants and shops, and only half an hour's drive into Cape Town itself.

Martin Askew, South Africa
15 April 2013

This venue is absolutely fabulous very clean and up market with everything you would have in your own home provided for. It was delightful to come home to after a days sightseeing around the Cape and to sit on the patio having sundowners with a view of Hout Bay in the back ground. The owner Richard Hutton is very freindly and helpful with his local knowledge.

Hatti Lee, England
04 February 2013

Stayed at Mountain Rise Hout Bay for 10 days just 2 weeks ago. What a treat! Beautifully fitted (luxury kitchen and bathroom, nice dining room, huge TV, super beds), wonderful sea and mountain views (with lovely breeze in the afternoons), secure without being daunting and good for PC/IT users who need to keep in touch with friends or work. Hout Bay without doubt the most delightful place to stay in Cape Town. Even better were our wonderful hosts and family who made us so welcome. Could not fault a single thing. Very highly and genuinely recommended.

Abrie Smith, South Africa
07 January 2013

Mountain Rise is a well furnished unit in a quiet part of Hout Bay. Will recommmend it and will make use of it again.

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Mountain Rise Map

Mountain Rise is 2.7km from the centre of Hout Bay , the nearest airport 27.3km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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Hout Bay Beach

(0.6 km from Hout Bay)

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Chapmans Peak Drive

(3.1 km from Hout Bay)

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Chapmans Peak Cocktail Lounge and Bar

(0.9 km from Hout Bay)

The perfect place to relax with friends, family and colleagues!From the moment you walk through the door, you will feel like part of the family. Warm leather sofas invite you to take your time and relax. Enjoy the warmth of the fire place during the...