This unique Karoo style House in Oudtshoorn is the ideal self-catering breakaway. Oudtshoorn is central to use as a base for activities and sightseeing in the surrounding area. This purpose-built guest house has four large rooms that open onto a large patio with your own private swimming pool to enjoy. The rooms are cooled down by aircon and ceiling fans. Each room has a spacious en suite bathroom with toilet, basin and shower. The house is ideal for two couples with children as the four rooms are divided by a large living area with leather sofa and large dining table. This provides privacy for separate groups of people. The kitchen adjoins the living room and has all the equipment needed to make your stay more comfortable, including gas stove top and refrigerator plus a fireplace. The separate self-catering unit has a single bedroom with a double bed & en-suite shower, as well as a living area with sleeper couch which converts into a double bed. The unit also has its own private stoep with pool access. Fully-equipped kitchen, lounge with big screen TV & DStv, double garage and courtyard with braai area. The house is surrounded by indigenous rock and Aloe plants and trees provide shade all year round. The Karoo Retreat overlooks our own organic vegetable garden. The Karoo Retreat is in a cul de sac so it is a wonderful environment to go for strolls or cycling with the children. Within walking distance is a few farm animals for children to view: ostrich, sheep, cows, horses and a donkey. We do have braai facilities. We can also organize baby sitting and provide a laundry service. If you do not feel like cooking we do have breakfast baskets for a treat. All of this for you to feel at home. We welcome you!
Private swimming pool, private patio, braai area, spacious enclosed indigenous garden, secure parking, organic vegetable garden for use by the guests. Optional extras include: Breakfast Basket, Laundry Service, Cleaning Service.
Golf course and 50 m swimming pool situated close by, as well as Tennis courts and Walking trails. The Airport is located 40 min away and the beach can be reached in an hour. Close to Game farms as well as the International pilot training academy. The Swartberg Nature Reserve is also located in Oudtshoorn - with a huge variety of fauna and flora, this area will be sure to touch the hearts of all nature lovers. Oudtshoorn has a variety of Ostrich Farms to visit, such as Cango Ostrich Farm, Safari Ostrich Farm and Highgate Ostrich Farm. Some really good local Restaurants include Jemima's, CafÃ© BrulÃ© at The Queens and Su Casa at Surval Boutique Olive Estate.
In Room Facilities:
For Karoo Retreat Guest House: Air con, heaters, ceiling fans, TV with DStv, own spacious en suite bathroom with toilet, basin and shower, safe for valuables.
For Karoo Retreat Unit: Heater, big screen TV with DStv, own spacious en suite bathroom with toilet, basin and shower.
Buffelsdrift elephant camp, Meerkat safaris, Camel rides, 4X4 Drives, Oudtshoorn Ballooning - Experience the unique sensation of Hot Air Ballooning in the Klein Karoo, The Cango Caves - Explore the historic caves that form such a rich part of Oudtshoorn's history, The Cango Wildlife Ranch - Touch a cheetah or go crocodile cage diving, Wilgewandel - Take the family out for a picnic while going on little boat rides, camel rides or ride their zip line, Crocodile Wild Range, Farmers Market, Swartberg pass, Pottery studio, Galleries, Art and Music Festivals, Hunting safaris, Horse riding, Bowling, Cycling.