Luxury at 230 (House & Cottage)


Entire home hosted by Nikky

  1. 9 guests
  2. 3 bedrooms
  3. 7 beds
  4. 4 baths
Dedicated workspace
A private room with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Nikky is a Superhost
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Centrally located cottage & a house in quite residential area. 2 secure parkings. 2 open planned, fully equipped kitchens, 3 living rooms. 3 en suite bedrooms + a 3rd en suite living room with 2 beds. Looks onto our beautiful orchid garden & terrace, salt water pool, heated ozone jacuzzi & Weber barbecue. The beach, shopping, Congress Centre, Casino, Aquarium, Harbour, Golf, Rugby, Cricket & Swimming Stadiums +/- 5km. Walk to the Glenwood Bakery & Goudens. Air Condition, WiFi, Sattelite TV

The space
We take pride in our beautiful home & want to provide you with the best experience possible.

This is our home!

All guests must provide a photo ID/Passport on arrival.


Each guest is required to be booked & paid for in advance, via AirBnB’s booking system.

Without pre-approval, no additional guests can be added on the day of arrival, or during your stay.

We are located in a quiet residential area.

Quiet time is from 9pm to 9am.

For your and our safety & security. The common area’s have cameras which are monitored.

The house & cottage is suitable for 9 persons, which is the maximum number allowed.

We have had huge problems with unregistered guests, wild lock down parties and uncontrolled, alcohol fueled, gatherings. We want to be absolutely sure that this is not your intention.

Security will remove you from the premises, immediately, without recourse, should you violate AirBnB’s terms & Conditions & our house rules.

Should you be doing a last minute booking for the same day. Please contact us first. Due to the COVID cleaning procedure, this might not be possible.

The main house has a large open plan, fully equipped kitchen, a dining & living area.

It looks onto our beautiful indigenous garden with a pool & heated jacuzzi.

There are 2 air conditioned, en suite bedrooms, one with a single & a double bed & the other with 2 double bed’s.

There is a 2nd living room leading into the larger bedroom with 2 single beds & its own adjoining bathroom.

There are ceiling fans throughout.

The main open plan living room, has a seating area, large dining table and a TV with the full DSTV bouquet.

The large kitchen has a full size fridge/freezer, oven & microwave.

There is a large washing machine.

The cottage is fully furnished with its own entrance. The open plan, fully equipped kitchen & lounge has a work space.

The en suite bedroom has a queen size bed & a TV including the full DSTV bouquet.

There are ceiling fans throughout. There is a full size fridge/freezer, convection microwave, dishwasher & washing machine.

There is the option of a futon bed in the living room in place of the office table. (Must be arranged in advance)

Both units look onto our beautiful garden, with orchids, vegetables & herbs, the entertainment area, pool & heated jacuzzi.

Secure parking for 2 mid/large vehicles' is included.

We live in the front section of the main house with our own private entrance. So we are close buy if necessary.

You are supplied with amenities on arrival to get you started. Once these are depleted, they are for your own account.

Due to the close proximity of the swimming pool, children must have adult supervision at all times.

We are located in a quiet residential area with 24 hour security monitoring.

The property has an extensive surveillance system & is secured by an electric fence, with considerable lighting throughout the night.

The house is suitable for a maximum of 7 persons & the cottage, for 2.

After having, more than a few, very bad experiences, with the booked number of guests being exceeded & parties. We urge you to book elsewhere, if this is your intention!

Helen Joseph Rd, only 2.4km away, has many bars & restaurants, making it the perfect place to meet with your friends.

We work extremely hard to maintain our 5 star rating which enables us to keep our Superhost status & want to be sure that we meet all your expectations.

Great care has been taken to be as precise as possible with our location & property description.

The beach is 5km away. uShaka Marine World is 5.6km.

We are 450 meters from the renowned Glenwood Bakery, 2.4km from

Davenport Square Mall, grocery shopping & the restaurants & night life on Helen Joseph Road. Its 2.9km to Wilsons Warf & 3.5km to the yacht harbour.

The International Congress Center is a 4.7km drive. It's 6km to the Moses Mabhida Stadium.

We also have 2 private hospitals (Entabeni & St Augustine’s) within a 2km radius, as well as the university & medical school, both less than 1km away.

Penzance Primary School is 130 meters down the road, & Glenwood High School 1.3km along the road. Durban Girls High School is 260m up the road.

Generally, everything is easily reachable within a +/-10 minute drive. The airport is 32km away.

Please take a minute to read "Other things to Note”

Where you'll sleep

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What this place offers

Garden view
Bay view
Wifi – 17 Mbps
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Private outdoor infinity saltwater pool
Private hot tub
43" HDTV with standard cable, Chromecast
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

We are centrally located in a quiet leafy, suburban neighbourhood, with Penzance, Glenwood & Durban Girls High schools, five major hospitals, two universities and the medical school all within a close proximity.

We are a 450m walk from the renowned Glenwood Bakery. Gouden's Indian take away (Voted the best “Bunny Chow”) is 500m down the road.

Grocery Shopping (Checkers & Woolworths) Dirks Butcher and a bottle store can all be found at Davenport Centre Mall on Helen Joseph Road, which is 2.4km away. There are also many restaurants to choose from & a vibrant night life.

Spend the day at the beach, 5km away & watch the surfers from the piers or hire a surf board or kayak.

Take a walk, or hire a bike for an edge of the sea view from our magnificent, 7km long beach front promenade stretching from uShaka to Blue Lagoon, where the river meets the sea.

Have breakfast or lunch at Circus, Circus or Surf Riders Cafe, directly on the promenade with a beautiful sea view & equipment hire close buy.

On Point is a cluster of restaurants located at the entrance to the harbor at the end of Mahatma Ghandi Road, where you can watch the ships close up

At the south end of the promenade, 5.7km away, is Ushaka Marine world, our world class aquarium & water park with a really nice shopping mall & restaurants as well.

Snorkel on Vetches Reef or Scuba Dive with Umhlanga Scuba, both very close to the aquarium.

St Augustine’s & Entabeni private hospitals are up the hill, within a 2.1km radius.

KZN University & the Nelson Mandela Medical School, is an easy 1.6km walk.

Generally, most attractions are within a +/-10 minute drive.

Kings Park Rugby is 7km away & Kingsmead Cricket only 4.7km.

The Kings Park swimming stadium is 4.1km away.

The International Congress Center is a 4.7km drive.

It's 6km to the Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Drive 6.3km to Suncoast Casino.

Take a boat around the harbour, book a fishing trip or eat at the restaurant’s on the waters edge at Wilsons Warf which is 2.9km away.

The yacht harbour is 3.5km away.

Shop, go to the movies or visit the restaurants at the Pavilion Mall which is 5.7km and Musgrave Mall 3.1km away.

We work extremely hard to maintain our 5 star ratings, which enables us to keep our Superhost status & have taken great care to be as precise as possible with our property description & location information!

Should you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to ask.


• Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto is the third largest hospital in the world, occupying around 70 hectares, with approximately 3 200 beds and about 6 760 staff members.

• Pretoria has the second largest number of embassies in the world after Washington DC.

• South Africa mines deeper than any other country in the world, up to depths of 3.9km at the Western Deep Levels Mine.

• It has the largest hydro-electric tunnel system in the world at the Orange-Fish River Tunnel.

• South Africa is the world’s largest producer of macadamia nuts.

• South Africa is the world’s biggest producer of gold, platinum, chromium, vanadium, manganese and alumino-silicates. It also produces almost 40% of the world’s chrome and vermiculite.

• Durban is the largest port in Africa and the ninth largest in the world.

• There are about 280 000 windmills on farms across South Africa, second in number only to Australia.

• The Southern African Large Telescope (SALT), now rising from a Karoo koppie in Sutherland, is the largest telescope in the southern hemisphere (and third largest in the world).

• South Africa has 19 004 miles of railway track – 80% of Africa’s rail infrastructure.

• The Sterkfontein Caves, in Gauteng, is the site where the oldest human skeletal remains were found in the world (3,5 million years old). This is the place where the human race was born

• South Africa has the longest wine route in the world.

• South Africa has the world’s second oldest air force, established in 1920

• The Guinness Book of Records lists the Anglo-Boer War as Britain’s most costly war outside of the two World Wars.

Hosted by Nikky

  1. Joined in August 2014
  • 379 Reviews
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I am an ex hotelier now back living in South Africa after spending many years in Europe, North Africa and the USA.
My husband and I spend most of our time in or on the ocean.
We are outdoor people who are able to organise most sporting activities, including scuba diving, fishing, snorkeling, cycling, golf and tennis.
Being frequent traveller's who enjoy the convenience of home. We endevour to give our guests these comforts, and hopefully more :)
Life is an adventure, enjoy the journey & make every day count!
I am an ex hotelier now back living in South Africa after spending many years in Europe, North Africa and the USA.
My husband and I spend most of our time in or on the ocean.…

During your stay

We like to give our you as much privacy as you require.

If you have questions or concerns, or if there is anything that we can do to make your stay with us even better. Please don't hesitate to let us know.

We are outdoor people and can assist with numerous activities, especially culinary, ocean and sports related.

We live in the front section of the main house, so are close buy if necessary.
We like to give our you as much privacy as you require.

If you have questions or concerns, or if there is anything that we can do to make your stay with us even better…

Nikky is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Checkout: 9:00 AM
Self check-in with building staff
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
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Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy