The Stone Cottage

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About The Stone Cottage

The Stone Cottage

The Stone Cottage offers guests the opportunity to experience the tranquillity of the Karoo countryside. The more energetically inclined, can spend time at the swimming pool; enjoy exploring the veld; cycling or canoeing (seasonal). The early mornings are ideal for birding enthusiasts. Children of all ages will enjoy experiencing farm life first hand.

The cottage has DSTV, though guests will most probably find they don’t even think to switch it on since farm life offers a wide variety of other, more interesting activities. There are lambs to feed, veld drives to be enjoyed and vast open spaces to be relished.
As evening draws near, it is time to slow down and indulge in a sundowner at the dam. The sky changes colour, slowly the light fades and the night sky exposes a myriad of patterns made up of trillions of stars.

The Stone Cottage has a separate main bedroom with a double bed. An open plan living and dining area is where the family can gather to enjoy their meals and to play board games in the evenings. The living room has two single beds. A separate modern bathroom with shower is ample to wash off the Karoo dust after an exciting day's exploring.

A fully equipped kitchenette is provided for the family who would like to make their own meals; but for those that are too tired after the day's farm activities we can arrange a hearty dinner for the whole family. We will gladly provide you with picnic baskets at your request. We will also organise a Karoo breakfast for you in the veld for a wonderfully different experience.

This self-contained cottage is ideal for self-catering although breakfast and/or dinner will gladly be served. There is a braai (barbecue) facility with ample wood provided.

Features of The Stone Cottage

  • Room / Unit Features
  • Electric Blanket(s)
  • Fan In Room
  • Hair Dryer In Room
  • Heater In Room
  • Internet Connection
  • Kitchen (fully Equipped)
  • TV - DSTV
  • Wifi Hotspot
  • On Site Features
  • Bar (honesty Bar)
  • Braai / Barbecue Area
  • Dinner (prior Arrangement)
  • Child Friendly (all Ages)
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Ice In Summer
  • Laundry Service Available
  • Safe Deposit Box (at Reception)
  • Smoking (non Indoors)
  • Swimming Pool

Directions to The Stone Cottage

GPS :  32° 43' 21.68" S  /  24° 54' 19.54" E

From Port Elizabeth on the R75, 10 km north of Jansenville turn right onto the R337 (gravel road) and travel 28 km.  We are at the intersection.

From Graaff-Reinet take the R75 southwards for 42 km, then turn left at the "Wheatlands" turnoff (gravel road) and travel 28 km.  We are at the intersection.

From Somerset East on the R63, at Pearston turn left onto the R337 (gravel road) and travel 28 km.  We are at the intersection.

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Rates at The Stone Cottage

Self-catering                R300 pp per night
Bed & Breakfast            R400 pp per night
Dinner Bed & Breakfast R550 pp per night
Children under 12         Half Price


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