This stylish 1830 homestead is centrally situated in the heart of the port capital of South Africa, Calitzdorp, overlooking port vineyards and within walking distance of all the wineries, galleries, shops and the museum in town.
The thatch roof homestead in Karoo and Victorian architecture has large vine-covered patios, where you can enjoy the Karoo sunsets, scrumptious dinners and breakfasts. Relax in the lush garden, including a fragrant rose garden, or by the sparkling pool.
Room Types:5 en-suite double rooms,4 en-suite twin rooms,
Of which:1 en-suite twin room which is wheelchair accessible,with a roll-in shower and required grab rails in the bathroom
A family unit with two en-suite rooms sleeping 5 in total and a private entrance. Four poster Beds, Air conditioning,Ceiling fans,heaters,Hairdryers, Tea/coffee making facilities, Complimentary port wine, Lounge and Dining room with fire place, Wheelchair friendly, Restaurant (fully licensed & open to public), Vine-covered patios, Bar, Large swimming pool, Fragrant rose garden, Secure off-road parking?
In Room Facilities:
Fourposter Beds, Air-conditioning, Ceiling fans, heaters, Hairdryers, Tea/coffee making facilities, TV with DSTV.
Go for a leisurely walk and do some wine and port tasting, or just go for a walk in the vineyards;
Walk through the town and enjoy its historical architecture,
visit an art gallery, listen to an organ recital, learn more about our history at the Museum,
or be moved by the wall hangings in the church hall;
Have an excellent cup of coffee/tea and a light lunch at Die Handelshuis,
OR let Tracey pamper you with a beauty treatment or massage;
Walk through the Hennie Cloete Veldtuin and discover the magical world of the succulent Karoo;
Visit Judy Bumstead at her art studio in the Veldtuin;
Visit Derick McKenzie in his photograph studio in the Old Post Office;
Bring your binoculars and go bird watching;
During November and February respectively, you can pick your own apricots or grapes at De Krans and stay with them for a country lunch;
Buy fresh fruit, the best dried fruit and sweets (Elnatan), as well as fruit preserves;
Simply go fishing at our local dam; / Visit Ebenhardts to buy a handmade pipe.
Restaurant (fully licensed & open to public), Vine-covered patios, Bar,
Large swimming pool, Fragrant rose garden, Secure off-road parking.
Ostrich show farm,
Donkey Trail over the Swartberg Mountains,
Gamkaberg Nature Reserve, home of the endangered mountain zebra.
Go hiking or mountain biking, especially in winter.
Cango Caves, Meerkat Magic,
Various historical mountain passes, including Swartberg, Huys River, Rooiberg and Gamkaskloof (Die Hel).