Hermitage Huisies  Verified Listing

  • The beautiful surroundings and setting of Hermitage Huisies in Swellendam, Western Cape , South Africa
    The beautiful surroundings and setting of Hermitage Huisies
  • En route to Aardvark Burrow
    En route to Aardvark Burrow
  • The Aardvarks Burrow
    The Aardvarks Burrow
  • Decor details
    Decor details
  • Main bedroom with double bed
    Main bedroom with double bed
  • Main bedroom with double bed
    Main bedroom with double bed
  • Coffee and tea facilities in kitchenette
    Coffee and tea facilities in kitchenette
  • Farm life
    Farm life
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  • Enjoying the horses
    Enjoying the horses
  • MANUAL
    MANUAL
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Swimming Pool
Bath towels
Heater
Selected DSTV Channels
Parking on Premises
Ceiling fans
Kitchenette
Tea and coffee facilities
Wheelchair Friendly
Child friendly
Linen
TV
Pet Friendly
Fan
Microwave
WiFi
Fridge
No smoking
Fireplace
Garden
Patio
Our little farm, in the picturesque Hermitage Valley, is situated just 2km’s outside of Swellendam at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains, an area well known for its spectacular views, tranquillity, abundant outdoor activities and pretty Berry Farms.

The Zaayman Family would love for you to share a little piece of our heaven and stay a while in one of the 4 self-catering cottages on the farm.

All our cottages are very comfortably furnished with all the necessities. You will be glad to know each cottage comes with an essential Braai area. We furthermore appreciate the importance of a good nights rest and therefore all adult beds are equipped with pocket spring mattresses for your sleeping pleasure. Three of our cottages are fitted with free Wi-Fi.

We do allow dogs on the farm should you stay in either River or Rose Cottage. Please just note that these cottages are NOT enclosed and we do hold horses so only very well behaved dogs might apply.

There's much to see and do in and around Swellendam. We really have it all: Horse Trailing, sunset boat cruises on Buffeljagsdam, Mountain Biking Routes, Hiking in Marloth Nature Reserve, Game viewing in the Bontebok National Park,in-season (Nov - Dec) Berry Picking, some of the best restaurants South Africa has to offer and much more.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to paradise.
Property Facilities:
Outdoor Braai (All Cottages); Indoor Fireplace (Rose & River); Free Wi-Fi (All Cottages); TV, bring your own DSTV decoder & card or watch the 18 channels on the OVHD decoder provided (Rose & Guinea Fowl & Aardvark); Pet Friendly (pending owner approval); Fully Equipped Kitchenette (All); Indoor Heating (All); Bathroom with Shower & Toilet (All)

Area Information:
Swellendam is the 3rd oldest town in South Africa with over 50 national monuments. It also boasts the largest youngberry growing region in South Africa. Enjoy berry picking (Nov – Dec), liqueur tastings, and a variety of historical outings.
Swellendam, has been named after Governor Hendrik Swellengrebel and his wife Helena Ten Damme. In 1795 the residents, who were frustrated at the inadequacies of the company, revolted and declared themselves a Republic, with Hermanus Steyn as President. The Republic was short-lived due to the arrival of British settlers who soon turned Swellendam into a profitable commercial empire. In 2011, the Swellendam Municipality area re-declared itself a Republic dedicated to the principles of the New South Africa; celebrating rural life, racial harmony, and respect for nature and wildlife.
Swellendam is a prosperous agricultural area, known for its Mediterranean climate that makes it an ideal holiday destination all year round.
Swellendam has many historic buildings that serve as a reminder of its exciting past.
Nature lovers will enjoy the plentiful nature reserves around Swellendam, including Marloth Nature Reserve, Sambona Wildlife Reserve, Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve, and Bontebok National Park. Wildlife in Swellendam includes the endangered Bontebok and Cape Mountain Zebra as well as bushbuck, klipspringer, baboon, mongoose, and the occasional Leopard.

In Room Facilities:
Linen & Towels (All Cottages); Heating (All); Fans (All); Deluxe Pocket Spring Mattresses on Queen sized beds (All); Tiled Floors (All)

Attractions:
Liqueur, Berries & Deli Tasting at Wildebraam Cellar (100m); Horseriding at Two Feathers Horse Trails (5.5km); Birding, Hiking, & Mountain Biking at Marloth Nature Reserve (1.5km); Swimming in Marloth OR Municipal Dam OR Berry Adventure Farm (1.5km) OR Bontebok National Park OR Umshanti (10km); Golf (1.5km); Sulina’s Fairy Sanctuary, Local Potters and Art Galleries, Drostdy Museum, Bee Things Shop with Honey-on-Tap, Craft Beer at the Barrel and Blues, Rain (products and spa), and more in town.

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Property Type Cottage, Holiday Home, Self Catering
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Reviews

Joannne Davies
13 December 2018
Very accommodating, clean and comfortable. We stayed at River Cottage, so peaceful and picked organic spinach fresh from garden to table! Thank you for making our stay so memorable.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Desiree du Plessis
03 September 2018
We loved staying in Rose Cottage. Very neat and clean with everything we needed for self-catering purposes. We also thoroughly enjoyed visiting the horses. Thank you, Nadia.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Roelof
28 August 2016
Dankie vir heerlike verblyf. Het dit geniet hier by julle op die plaas. Baie rustig. Die bed is fantasties!
Superb. 5 out of 5
Nelia Dreyer
19 July 2016
Dankie vir ons heerlikke oorslaap in Aardvark. Jul hartlike ontvangs, die genot om met n koffie en beskuit die son se laaste strale teen die Langeberge (van ons stoep af) te bewonder en die sit en droom terwyl n worsie met die kole gesels, het ons batterye weer gelaai vir die nuwe kwartaal. Sterkte met jul onderneming. Daar is min plekke wat met jul netjiese huisies, lieflike omgewing en billike prys kan meeding.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Nicole
16 July 2016
A gem located next to beautiful horses
It was a very nice and spacious cottage with a nice sitting area in the front. We felt very comfortable and have been given helpful advice about where to have dinner. Nadia was very nice and helpful and I could even borrow her blow dryer in the late evening. Right next door is a berry farm which offers liquor and jam tasting but was unfortunately closed on Sunday. We would definitely recommend this place and would have liked to stay longer than just for one
Superb. 5 out of 5
Kevi Levin
14 July 2016
We just wanted to thank you, we had a peaceful night and were stunned at the beauty surrounding us this morning. We will be back!
Superb. 5 out of 5
Jacques
01 July 2016
Heerlik geslaap. Netjies. Rus en vrede. Baie lekker verblyf. Alles netjies en die plek is veilig
Superb. 5 out of 5
Steve
28 June 2016
We showed up to Swellandam late & without a place to stay and Nadia was very welcoming. She gave us the Guinea Fowl cottage, which had just been built and had everything we needed: hot shower with good water pressure, great little kitchen with an induction hot plate (first time using one, and it was terrific), a beautiful braai, and a nice bed. And can't forget the horses drinking outa bathtubs in our backyard. Finally, It's only a 5 min drive from Marloth reserve and we had an lovely hike/run i
Superb. 5 out of 5
Fritz, Louise en Leane
19 June 2016
Julle plek is pragtig. Ons het lekker gekuier. Ons kom BESLIS weer
Superb. 5 out of 5
Malcolm and Amy
18 June 2016
Thanks so much for a great stay. We really enjoyed the peace and quiet compared to the crazy city!
Superb. 5 out of 5

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Swellendam Reviews

DB Coetzee
02 May 2019
Love the countryside
Superb. 5 out of 5
Karla Willkinson
07 March 2019
Historical landmarks, beautiful scenery.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Andrew Connold
07 January 2019
Relaxed and safe atmosphere. Lots of places and museums of historical interest. Good restaurants and convenient grocery/food shopping. Friendly people. Well located as a base to explore the Southern Cape.
Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Ayesha Abrahams
14 October 2018
Kind hearted and down to earth natured people.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Jaco Badenhorst
05 September 2018
Historic town with lots of activities and very clean. Also one of the safest in Western Cape.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Desiree du Plessis
03 September 2018
The beautiful nature and visiting some of the historic buildings.
Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Saskia Valente
15 August 2018
The nature reserve.
Fabulous. 4 out of 5