Just metres above the surf, a sun-washed wooden leisure and pool deck is the place to relax and enjoy sunset cocktail and listen to the waves.
The self-contained apartments are light and airy, fully serviced and lavishly equipped with linen, towels, crockery and kitchen utensils.
Clinical psychologist Prishika Pillay said the mother has a lower-than-average IQ and her reasoning and problem-solving ability were impaired.
After being tipped off about the advertisement, police set up a sting operation which resulted in the woman selling the toddler to an undercover police agent for R5 000.
The “deal” was concluded in the city on October 15, and the policewoman walked away with the child after handing over the money.
She said she decided to sell her son after her boyfriend withdrew financial support for the baby when a DNA test confirmed he was not the father.
He then demanded back the R24 000 he had paid in maintenance.
Yesterday’s sentencing took place in front of the glare of a television camera after the crew obtained permission from regional magistrate Rose Mogwera to film the proceedings.