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Self Catering and Bed and Breakfast Accommodation
We offer accommodation in unique, private self catering cottages on a historical working farm with a rich recorded history in an attractive tranquil mountainous area just under 2 km from the N 3 and only about 3 hours from Johannesburg, Durban or Blomfontein.
Aloe Cottage has a large loft with a Queen size bed and a single, then downstairs there is a second bedroom with two single beds next to a bathroom with a shower. The living area incorporates the well equipped kitchen including microwave, mini stiove fridge etca, a dining and sitting area with a fireplace. There is a large covered veranda with a stunning view of the mountains and there is a covered braai area in the garden which is enclosed and suitable for guests dogs. There is a TV showing SABC 1,2, 3 and ETV plus there is a satellite dish if you want to bring your own card and decoder
Poplar Cottage has 2 bedrooms downstairs, one with a double bed and en suite bathroom with a shower, the second bedroom has 2 single beds and there is a second bathroom with a bath. Upstairs there is a large loft with up to 4 single beds. The large living area has a well equipped kitchen including a stove and microwave, fridge etc., dining area and sitting area with a fireplace. In the garden there is a covered braai area and the garden is totally enclosed suitable for guests dogs. The TV shows SABC 1,2, 3 and ETV and there is a satellite dish if you want to bring your own card and decoder
The Old Trading Store has 3 bedrooms, one with 2 single beds which has an ensuite bathroom with bath and shower, another bedroom has a double bed and a bathroom en suite with a bath. The third bedroom has a Queen size bed and a single and is next to a bathroom with a shower. The well equipped kitchen is separate with a full stove, microwave, fridge etc.The living room is very large and has a dining and a sitting area with a fireplace and has 2 single sleeper couches. The TV shows SABC 1, 2, 3 and ETV and there is a satellite dish if guests want to bring their own card and decoder. The veranda has a stunning view of the mountains and there is a covered braai in the garden.
The Garden Cottage is a bed sitter type of room with a sitting nook at one side and kitchen at the other. There is a double bed and a single and the bathroom has a bath. The veranda looks on to the swimming pool and there is a portable braai. The TV shows SABC 1,2, 3 and ETV and there is a satellite dish if you wish to bring your own card and decoder. The garden is enclosed and is suitable for guests dogs.
Jacaranda Cottage is another bed sitter type of room with a fireplace at one side and mini kitchen at the other which has a mini stove, microwave, fridge etc. In the main room there is a double bed and a single and the bathroom has a shower. The cottage verandah looks on to the farm dam and there is a braai area.
Horse Riding, Walking and Hiking, Mountain Biking - bring own bikes, Birding, Swimming in pool or farm dams, interacting with farm animals such as pigs, sheep. cattle and horses.
Day trips are possible to Battlefield sites and Northern Drakensberg resorts or the Eastern Highlands of the Free State.
FacilitiesBreakfast is available at R60 per person.
DirectionsComing from Johannesburg/Harrismith on N3 take note of the Halfway Caltex Garage on left at Van Reenen and continue on N3 towards Ladysmith for 9km and see our signs on brown boards directly opposite the Pyramids Motel (previousley Andrews Motel). Turn left on to farm road (tarred), then left again immediatly and follow arrows to Wyford passing one house and stables on the left. It is aproximately 1.8km to the main house from where you will be directed to your individual cottage.
Coming from Durban/Ladysmith on either the N3 or R103 travel a further 15km from the Tugela Toll Plaza on the N3 and follow the signs to Wyford directly opposie Pyramids Motel (previously Andrews Motel) and continue as directed above.