Situated in central South Africa, Plover Cottages would like to invite you to make us part of your journey.
We are ideally situated, as we are within 1 km off the N1 freeway, in the peaceful Glen-area, just North of Bloemfontein. We offer the ideal stop-over for the weary traveller.
Come relax in the beautiful countryside of ‘ Big Sky Country’ and breath the fresh air of the Orange Free State. Make your overnight stop part of your journey. We cater for the overnight traveller and those visiting Bloemfontein who prefer the peace and quite of the countryside over the noisy city. We offer a home away from home experience in comfortable rustic accommodation.
Come and enjoy our true Free State hospitality and taste our lovely home-cooked meals.
Our accommodation consists of five units which are spread over three buildings:
Plover Cottage 1
This is a free-standing rondawel unit at the entrance of the property. It has a one bedroom area with a queen bed. It has an en-suite bathroom with shower facilities. Unit has a kitchenette with dining/lounge area with an outside braai area.
Originally a farm dam, Plover 1 is a quirky unit with a cozy feel. The bedroom looks out onto the lush garden, inviting nature to be part of your bedroom.
Unit has basic cooking facilities which include, a two plate stove, small microwave, toaster, kettle and bar fridge. We supply coffee and tea facilities. It also has utensils and cutlery with linen.
Plover Cottage 2
This family unit has downstairs a main room with a queen bed with en-suite toilet, basin and shower. Upstairs is a lofted area with two single beds. Upstairs is a toilet and basin but the people who share upstairs will utilize the shower which is downstairs en-suite to the main room.
This unit has an open-plan lounge/living/dining area. In the kitchen area it has a stove-top with oven with fridge. Unit has also got a kitchenette area with washing up area. It has a kettle, toaster, microwave and cutlery and utensils. All linen are provided. Unit has got braai facilities.
Plover Cottage 3
This is the smallest unit of all and does not have a zink in the kitchenette area. Dirty dishes will be cleared in the morning.
It has two single beds with en-suite bath and toilet and basin. It has a dining table and coffee and tea facilities.
It has a microwave, bar fridge and toaster. (Basic self catering here). (no braai facilities)
NOTE PLOVER 3 and PLOVER 5 can be added to PLOVER 2 to create a 6 sleeper or 8 sleeper.
Plover Cottage 4
This is a free-standing unit and can be either a family unit or a unit to sleep maximum 3 adults. It has a lounge/dining/living area with one bedroom. In the room there are three single beds and a pull-out mattress.
Unit has shower facilities. It has a kitchenette with washing up facilities. It has a two-plate stove, microwave, toaster, kettle and coffee and tea facilities. It also has a bar fridge. All utensils, cutlery and linen are provided. Unit does have a braai area. It has a dining table as well.
Plover Cottage 5
This unit is at the end of the building which houses Plover 2, 3 and 5. It has a queen bed with a single bed. It also has a pull-out mattress for a small child. It is ideal for a young family or three adults stopping over. (not for a long period as it is a small unit). It has a kitchenette with washing up facilities. It has a two-plate stove, microwave, toaster, kettle and coffee and tea facilities. It also has a bar fridge. All utensils, cutlery and linen are provided. Unit is like a large room in a "L" shape. Unit has a braai area. It has a dining table as well.
NOTE PLOVER 3 and PLOVER 5 can be used as a family unit or added to Plover 2 to make an 8-Sleeper
Not only do we welcome the "humans", all pets are also welcome!
We are pet-friendly but we don’t have garden areas between units so while pets are visiting, they must please be on leash when outside on grounds.
No dogs are allowed alone on grounds or in units without the owners’ supervision.
Owners will be held accountable for damages made by pets.