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What we love

  • Stunning views of  luscious tranquil gardens
  • Infinity swimming pool
  • Spectacular mountain views
  • Tennis courts
  • Private Chef

Nestled against the slopes of the famous Table Mountain, this villa is the ultimate base from which to explore the many scenic attractions of Cape Town. A Caribbean-style breakfast deck and dining area as well as lounge have stunning views and overlook luscious tranquil gardens. An infinity swimming pool overlooks the tennis courts under the magnificent Table Mountain backdrop. Enjoy a laid-back poolside afternoon on one of sun loungers, or for the more energetic a game of tennis, followed by a picturesque dinner on the balcony.

A stone's throw away from Cavendish Square Shopping Mall and 35 kms from Cape Town International Airport, this luxurious villa offers great comfort, peace and privacy.

Power cruise the Cape Town waters from fabulous Clifton Beach to False Bay to the Langebaan Lagoon in world class style and elegance while being entertained by the irresistible charm and cuisine offered on the Ocean Princess, 18 on Hillwoods' very own yacht. Moored at the V&A Marina, Africa's most celebrated playground, the Ocean Princess offers a most exclusive travel experience.

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In-Depth Villa Details


5 Beautifully furnished en-suite bedrooms, 2 upstairs and 3 downstairs all with spectacular mountain views

Room 1 – Upstairs

- King size double bed


- Air Conditioning

En-suite Bathroom

- Bath

- Separate Shower

- Heated towel rails

Room 2 – Upstairs

- King size double bed


- Air Conditioning

En-suite Bathroom

- Bath

- Separate Shower

- Heated towel rails

Room 3 – Downstairs

- King size double bed


- Air Conditioning

En-suite Bathroom

- Bath

- Separate Shower

- Heated towel rails

Room 4 – Downstairs

- King size double bed


- Air Conditioning

En-suite Bathroom

- Shower

- Heated towel rails

Room 5 – Downstairs

- King size double bed


- Air Conditioning

En-suite Bathroom

- Bath

- Separate Shower

- Heated towel rails

Services and Amenities included in your stay

- High-speed Wireless Internet

- 7 day a week housekeeping service

- Laundry and ironing services on request

- Linen and Towels

- Grocery Stocking

- Airport meet and greet transfers

- Concierge Services

- Local phone calls

- Taxes

- Security alarm, beams & electric fencing with a direct link to armed response

- Gas Barbeque

- Complimentary daily newspaper

- Secure off street parking

- Daily pool and garden service

- Welcome bottle of wine

- Fruit platter on arrival

- Tea and coffee making facilities

- Slippers and bathroom amenities

- Romantic turndowns, with sparkling wine for honeymooners

- Hot water bottles placed in beds at turndown in winter

- Dedicated onsite House Manager

Services supplied at an additional cost

- All beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)

- Private Chef

- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner catering as requested

- Tours

- Taxis or private transfers

- Restaurant reservations

- Babysitting

- International telephone calls

- The Wilderness Foundation donations

- Gratuities


From Cape Town International Airport

Follow the N2 from the Airport towards Cape Town

When you reach the mountain turn left on the M3 – Muizenberg/Kirstenbosch/Rhodes Drive turn off

(N.B. Do not take the M5 - Muizenberg)

Continue on the M3 through 4 sets of traffic lights

Look out for the Bishopscourt - Upper Torquay Rd turn off

Turn right into Upper Torquay Rd

Take first left into Forest Drive

Take first right into Hillwood Avenue

We are approx. 400 meters on the right hand side - Number 18

Near/close attractions

1.4km: Kirstenbosch Gardens

5.4km : Royal Cape Golf Club

14km: Cape Town V&A Water front

17km: Clifton beach

19km: Cape Town International Airport

Points of interest

There are many rewarding experiences that can be enjoyed within a short distance of the villa – on foot or with a short vehicle trip.


Suburban Cape town boasts entertainment galore. The Baxter Centre (10 minutes drive) hosts top drama, dance, music and comedy. Maynardville Open-air Theatre (10 minutes drive) presents annual Shakespeare and ballet seasons in January/ February. Kirstenbosch's Summer concerts offer top local/global music acts on its lawns from November to end-March.


No visit to Cape Town is complete without a visit to world famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens (10 minutes drive or 25 minutes walk from 18 on Hillwood). It showcases the Cape Floral Kingdom,the most species-rich on earth and South Africa's varied biomes. A staggering aerial tree-canopy walkway is just one of its many attractions, which also include open-air concerts on the lawns in summer.


Sport-lovers are within walking distance of the famous Newlands Cricket and Rugby stadium which both host a variety of local and international and test fixtures seasonally. Other major events held near the villa are events like the famous Two Oceans Marathon and the Argus Cycle Tour. Three top-rated urban Golf courses are 15-20 minutes away.


18 on Hillwood is 5 minutes drive from the heart of the major shopping hub of Claremont. Its most well-known retail centre is the upmarket shopping precinct of Cavendish Square, which offers exclusive local and global outlets that offer everything from designer apparel and accessories to top local design, interior, travel, IT, foreign exchange outlets and more. Almost every guest retail need is easily available here.

Local Arts & Crafts

There are a variety of local fine art and craft facilities in the southern suburbs. One of the loveliest is the Montabello Design Centre, located just 5 mins drive from 18 on Hillwood. Synonymous with some of the roots of Cape art and design, it houses fine art, ceramic, jewellery, craft and other working studios as well as a restaurant and nursery. Locally made art, crafts and gifts are for sale. An art-lovers 'must- see'.

Wine & Brewing Heritage

The Constantia Winelands, praised by Europeans from Napoleon to Jane Austen, are over the hill from 18 on Hillwood. Estates like Klein Constantia afford a chance to discover classic vintages and Cape Dutch homesteads, and are the ideal 'alternative' for time-limited guests unable to visit the Stellenbosch region. Josephine Mill, 10 minutes from the villa, is an opportunity to experience South Africa's original beer and Brewing history.

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