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Open plan living area features full kitchen, small dining table, bookshelf and comfy sofa and armchair Open plan living area features full kitchen, small dining table, bookshelf and comfy sofa (turns into a bed) and armchair
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Sunny garden apartment

Nicky User Profile

Sunny garden apartment

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

This comfortable and private apartment in the heart of bohemian Melville has a proper kitchen, comfy living room, spacious bedroom with queen sized bed, safe parking, wifi and lovely sunny garden, minutes from shops and transport.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

I'm fairly easygoing - do what you like, within reason. You're welcome to socialise and have friends around but wild parties on school nights are not a good idea. While I'm very fond of children and animals, I'd appreciate it if you'd check with me before you bring your pets or offspring.


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance


21 Reviews

Matt User Profile
July 2015
Fantastic! Nick was very helpful and the cottage was lovely
Kat User Profile
October 2018
Excellent place, excellent location - and superfriendly, uncomplicated hosts! I will book again; and you should go there if you like to stay with cool, connected people that respect privacy and all that jazz.
Shirley User Profile
September 2018
July, one of our singers in a chamber opera project, stayed at Nicky's place, and it was great. Ideal location, lovely place, friendly people. Highly recommended.
Noël User Profile
September 2018
Had a very pleasant stay. Especially appreciated how accommodating Nicky & Joe were wrt me bringing along my kittykat, who’s very curious & adventurous!! Thank you
Diederik User Profile
July 2018
It’s a nice place to stay in one of the most beautiful and vibrant neighbourhoods of Melville. Reception and interaction were great. A bit more kitchen equipment (esp bigger pans) would’ve been nice. But apart from that a really nice place to stay for a couple weeks
Alberto User Profile
January 2018
I spent 3 weeks in Nicky's cottage and it was a wonderful stay. Nicky is very helpful and friendly, while giving you the space and privacy you want. Easy communication before check in. Perfect location in Melville, walking distance to shopping and eating spots. Lovely large bedro…
Jessica User Profile
January 2018
This space is so pretty! I loved the many windows and light that came into the rooms. Also felt quite secure. Take advantage of the (Website hidden by Airbnb) stunning after a bit of rain. Nicky was approachable and flexible. Her place will be my first choice if I need to make an…

Hosted by Nicky

Johannesburg, South AfricaJoined in September 2014
Nicky User Profile
32 Reviews
I'm an academic working at Wits University. Originally from Joburg, I lived in other parts of the world (mostly Brighton, UK) for 13 years, studying, being a journalist, working at festivals, playing in odd bands, wearing silly outfits, then moved back home in 2012 for a lecturin…
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