With its name, ‘The Cottage’ and its resemblance to a small child’s
drawing of a house our latest Churchhaven find is simplicity itself. Not
a bell or whistle in sight, this home’s glory is in its location – set within
the original ‘Churchhaven’ village, tucked under the lee of the hill
behind it and offering complete protection from the South-Easter wind.
For many of us, the year of COVID has bought a new appreciation of
life’s simple pleasures – and here is a place where that is what’s on offer.
Days that start with coffee brewed on the stove, then a meander to the
beach for a morning spent frolicking in the lagoon’s warm waters.
Return, sandy-footed, to The Cottage for a wholesome lunch, then take
a walk into the reserve and check out the incredible biodiversity of the
flora and fauna of the West Coast National Park. Or take a siesta…
days move at a pace we all long to embrace yet so rarely get the chance.
The startling turquoise lagoon with its flocks of pink flamingos make it
hard to feel anything but a deep appreciation of Mother Nature’s
bounty in this spot… the natural beauty that surrounds you is
The Cottage is a place of reconnection with those you love, where
evenings are gently illuminated by firelight and oil lamp and guitars
and song provide the acoustic soundscape. Eat, drink and make merry
under the stars.
This brilliantly located cottage is for sale and is based in one of the most extraordinary and beautiful locations in South Africa, Churchaven.