Recently renovated in comfortable country style by interior decorator Mariska du Preez, Groenvy Farmhouse is the ideal place for a family gathering.  It has a huge lawn in front of the generous stoep with a built-in braai and hot tub. There is a spacious living area open plan kitchen. All the cupboards are made from Blackwood trees that grow alongside the river running past Beloftebos.

R3 000  per night.

GPS Co-Ordinates: S34’44.90/ E19’60.184

Die Melkstal, the ‘used to be dairy’, is a Family Farm Lifestyle experience for the more discerning traveller. It has a beautiful view overlooking natural fynbos mountains and a swimming/ fishing dam.  The main bedroom has a king size bed with an en-suit bathroom.  There is a second bedroom with 2 three-quarter beds and separate bathroom. The open-plan lounge area features a long table and cosy fireplace with an additional double-bed sleeper couch.  It includes a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and coffee ‘lovers’ machine walking out onto a semi-enclosed stoep with braai area and wood-fired hot / cold tub. Die Melkstal is ideal for a family break-away, any special occasion or romantic anniversary.

Amenities: Wi-Fi, towels, wood, coffee / tea, rusks, coffee plunger and an authentic farm shop

Activities: Swimming (dam / plunge pool), fishing (catch &release), hiking / nature walks, mountain bike trails, star gazing, trail running, bird watching. All single track trail permits for MTB / running is included in the cost.

Sleeps: 4-6 guests, with an option for 2 extra on the double-bed sleeper couch

Cost: R2 225 for the house per night

Granaat: 8 guests

Situated on a hill overlooking some of the surrounding farms and a poplar grove, Granaat Cottage boasts a large stoep in the front and a dam with the best clay at the back. Pomegranates (Granate in Afrikaans), is found during autumn on the surrounding trees. Recently gone off the grid.  Thus fully gas and solar powered.

Lovely cosy corner in the living room to soak up the winter sun.

Situated walking distance from Melk en Heuning cottage.

Cost: R2 500 per night.

GPS Co-Ordinates: S34’26.543 / E19’35.390

9 GUESTS

2 BEDROOMS AND A LOFT

2 BATHROOMS ( ONE OUTSIDE)

For rest and renewal come and stay at our cottage on the hill, Light Cottage. Overlooking a dam, Light Cottage offers panoramic views and borders on the Salmonsdam Nature Reserve.

Accommodation is cosy and comfortable. Appliances are gas powered, and lights are solar powered from an inverter, where you can also charge your cell phone. Oil-lamps and solar light jars add to the romantic setting.

Light Cottage has a large hearth inside and a brand newly built hot tub and fire pit outside. The cottage sleeps 9 people – Both bedrooms have double beds. There are 5 single beds in the loft … a great attraction for the children but could be challenging for the elderly!

Cost:  R2 100

Melk en Heuning’ is situated amongst fruit trees and huge old oaks. The last permanent resident, Old George, was the shepherd on the farm for three generations of de Villiers’s. He retired at the age of 80, and drove the donkey cart which was used as a wedding carriage until not so long ago!  The cottage walking distance from Granaat Cottage.  Recently gone off the grid.  Thus fully gas and solar powered.

Cost: R1 800 per night.

GPS Co-Ordinates: S34’26.633 / E19’35.269