Magoebaskloof Birders' Cottage  Verified Listing

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Narina Cottage (From R630 /night.)

Sleeps 3 people, 1 Bedroom.

Narina Cottage has a double bed plus a large couch ... in the bedroom suitable for younger children. It has a portable braai stand and a built- in braai/fireplace in the rondavel. The rondavel braai is perfect for those cold and wet Magoebaskloof days.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Bedroom 1

1 Double

From R630 /night
 

Robin Cottage Two bedroom (From R900 /night.)

Sleeps 6 people, 1 Bedroom.

Two bedroom cottage. First bedroom -double bed, second bedroom ... two levels - double bed on mezzanine level and 2 x single beds on lower level. Sitting room with fireplace. Shower and toilet inside. Private outside double bath and shower.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Bedroom 1

1 Double, 2 Single

From R900 /night
 

Trogon Cottage (From R630 /night.)

Sleeps 2 people.

Trogon Cottage can have either a King size bed or ... two single beds depending on guests requirements.Trogon Cottage has an inside shower and double bath with a private double bath outside. It is fully equipped for self-catering.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

From R630 /night
 
Full Kitchen
Garden
Oven
Stove
Fridge
Microwave
Covid-19 Certified
Swimming Pool
Braai/BBQ Area
WiFi
Fireplace
No smoking
Tea and coffee facilities

Magoebaskloof Birders’ Cottages are located on Dragonwyck Farm in the Magoebaskloof (near Haenertsburg) on the edge of the Limpopo Drakensberg escarpment. The cottages are accessed by a 2km dirt road. The road is not suitable for very low profile cars.

In Room Facilities:

All cottages have WIFI. Robin Cottage has two bedrooms. Both bedrooms have double beds. The first room has an en-suite outside bathroom. The shower and double bath are in the open but are very private. The toilet is under cover. There is a shower and toilet within the cottage as well.
The second room has a double bed on the mezzanine level with two single beds on the lower level. Its bathroom is indoors. Linen and towels are provided. The cottage is not serviced.
Narina Cottage has a single bedroom with a double bed plus a large couch in the bedroom suitable for younger children. It has a built- in braai/fireplace in the rondavel. The rondavel braai is perfect for those cold and wet Magoebaskloof days. Narina Cottage has an inside shower and a private outside double bath. It is fully equipped for self-catering with a gas stove, fridge/freezer, microwave and kitchen utensils. Linen and towels are provided. Narina is not serviced daily. Hot water is supplied by an electric geyser.
Trogon Cottage has a single bedroom and can have either a King size bed or two single beds depending on guests requirements. The inside fireplace is designed to be also used as a braai when it is cold and wet. Trogon Cottage has an inside shower and double bath with a private double bath outside. It is fully equipped for self-catering with a gas stove, fridge/freezer, microwave and kitchen utensils. Linen and towels are provided. Trogon is not serviced daily. Hot water is supplied by an electric geyser.
Trogon Cottage has a splash pool.
The cottages are no-smoking zones and smokers are kindly requested to smoke outside. Unfortunately no pets are allowed.

Area Information:

Today, much of the forests remain and the grasslands are mostly planted with avocado, macadamia and bluegums. The property is usually below the mountain mist yet out of the intense lowveld heat. We do experience very wet conditions in summer.

Dragonwyck Farm is a working farm producing avocados, kiwis and indigenous plants. We practise natural farming methods and as a result have many birds and animals coexisting with us on the farm. We do our best to offer our guests peace and quiet and the opportunity to get the most enjoyment from our environment. Each cottage is surrounded by indigenous plants providing the ideal habitat for many birds and animals. There are walks on the farm which follow the streams and provide access to escarpment forest.

Property Facilities:

The kitchens are fully equipped for self-catering with a gas stove, fridge/freezer and microwave. A braai stand is supplied. We supply firewood for the indoor fireplaces, please bring your own braaiwood or charcoal. The cottages are no-smoking zones; smokers are kindly requested to smoke outside. Regret no pets allowed.

Attractions:

Woodbush forest, one of the premier birding spots in South Africa, is a short drive away. Both grassland and bushveld habitats are also a short drive away. There are a number of scenic drives in the district for excellent bird watching opportunities. Fishing and mountain biking are on offer in the Haenertsburg area.

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Property Type Self Catering
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Cancellation Policy Moderate

Reviews

Tina Van Der Westhuizen
03 May 2021

What an amazing stay. This is defenitely our new home away from home. The cottage is so nice, cozy and clean. The view and peace and quiet is amazing. Was such a romantic weekend with me and my hubby in front of the fireplace. Will definitely recomend for a peaceful break away. Thank you Mark and to all the staff that keep everything well maintained.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Rachel de Saxe
18 June 2019

We had a lovely time in the cottage cozying up with the fire. The outside bath was a lovely to spot to spend time in the sun reading a book and the walks were lovely. We did get rather lost though so make sure you stick to the MBC signs.

A High Clearance Vehicle would make the drive to the cottages much easier, but I think generally in Magoebaskloof having a HCV would be useful.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Anthony Boy
13 May 2019

Fantastic stay in a very secluded part of the kloof. Mark and staff are very helpful. Will surely visit again to walk the river walk once more.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Joanne Buttress
02 October 2018

Well equipped Cottage. Very good bed-spacious, comfortable with a delightful plunge pool and a romantic bath outside-weather permitting. Owner's delightful and very helpful.
Great place to get away from it all.
Was allowed to Bird ring which was a huge plus for me.
Bird life magnificent plus lovely walks in and around.
Highly recommendable!

Superb. 5 out of 5

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Magoebaskloof Reviews

Mari Pretorius
22 June 2021

Lots of outdoor activities. There is something for everyone. Really good food and good views. Go hiking, birding, driving, adventurous activities, eating, drinking or just relax. Very dog friendly.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Lisa Mayer
27 April 2021

The Herb Cottage was lovely, situated in the this lush Forrest.
Tzaneen area absolutely great.
If you got a 4x4 take the forest drive in Woodbush Forest.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Sanet Day
10 January 2021

Forest walks by the Dap Naude dam.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Pretesh Daya
03 November 2020

Scenic.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Bevan Turner
11 September 2020

We loved our stay at Lind-End, we stayed in the Studio which was very pleasing with its modern decor and facilities. Apple TV with Netflix, Prime Video and Showmax. A Braai Area, and a outside deck with an amazing view of the George's Valley. They have a gorgeous pool on the site which is shared with other guest, we were lucky that we had the farm to our self for the most part. Our host Samantha was excellent, and provided us with lots of ideas of what to do in the area. We enjoyed many walks in the mist and rain and in the sunshine right from outside the Lind-end Gate, and also loved the Louis Changouin Trail from Haenertsburg. Would definitely be back again.

Superb. 5 out of 5
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Stephanie le Grange
17 February 2020

Beautiful forests, dams and good options available to eat out!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Anette Erasmus
29 December 2019

Visited the Berry farm to pick organic Berries, and really enjoyed lunch and cheese cake at the restaurant.
Also visited Pot and Plaugh for their very famous pizza.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
FRIEDA BRITZ
25 December 2019

Scenery!!!!! Fruit!!!!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Johannes Andries GREYLING
04 November 2019

Nature!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Elsie van Rooyen
30 October 2018

The scenery and friendly people in Magoebaskloof.

Superb. 5 out of 5