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Bokwagtershuis Self-Catering (From R600 /night.)

Sleeps 6 people, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom.

The main bedroom has a double bed and the other ... two bedrooms has 2 single beds each. There is an air-conditioned lounge with a fireplace and also a dining room, adjacent to the kitchen with a 4 seater table. Bathroom has a bath and a shower. Wi-Fi Access.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Bedroom 1

1 Double

Bedroom 2

2 Single

Bedroom 3

2 Single

From R600 /night

Middelplaas Self-Catering (From R535 /night.)

Sleeps 4 people, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom.

The main bedroom has a double bed, the second bedroom ... has 2 single beds. The bathroom has a shower. Air-conditioned lounge with a fireplace. There is a circular braai on the grass adjacent to the stoep. Fully equipped kitchen. Wi-Fi access.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Bedroom 1

1 Double

Bedroom 2

2 Single

From R535 /night

Die Stalle Self-Catering (From R600 /night.)

Sleeps 6 people, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms.

Main en-suite bedroom has a double bed, the second and ... third bedrooms have 2 single beds each, with air-con in the middle room. Bathroom has a bath, and a shower. There is a spacious stoep with a built-in braai. Fully equipped kitchen. Wi-Fi access.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Bedroom 1

1 Double

Bedroom 2

2 Single

Bedroom 3

2 Single

From R600 /night
Boma Fire
Full Kitchen
Private Bathroom
Garden
Oven
Fishing
Stove
Fridge
Linen
Microwave
Covid-19 Certified
Kettle
Outdoor furniture
Braai/BBQ Area
Parking on Premises
Hiking/Walking trails
WiFi
Fireplace
Dining Area
Aircon
Communal Swimming Pool

Welcome to Matjiesvlei Cottages.

Die Bokwagtershuis, “Goat keeper’s house”, was originally built during the 19th century as accommodation for the goat keeper of Matjiesvlei. His task was to tend to all the goats of the different farmers in the valley. The house has been authentically restored to maintain its atmosphere, with addition of modern amenities.

Present research indicates that Die Stalle (The Stables) was originally built as the residence of the first formal famer in the valley. In all likelihood it is the oldest existing building in the valley. Generations of farmers continued to occupy it as residence, until later owners altered it into stables for horses. The building has now been restored into a comfortable 3 bedroomed cottage with a beautiful view of the valley and mountains.

The history of the cottage on Middelplaas (Middle Farm) is unknown. It is the only house on Middelplaas and was probably many decades ago used as a residence for the people looking after the farm for the owners who lived elsewhere in the valley. Over the years it became very run down before it was renovated by the present owners into a cottage with the beautiful view over the olive orchard, veld and mountains.

Guests of Die Stalle and Bokwagtershuis can swim in the nearby unchlorinated farm dam. The dam was built to irrigate the garden and the olive grove.
All our guests can use our picnic site next to the river. There they can swim, braai and relax. This is walking distance from the Middelplaas house and about 2 km from Die Stalle and Bokwagtershuis.

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Property Type Cottage, Holiday Home, Self Catering
Conditions Show
Check-in after 02:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict
Can Be Used For Film Location, Still Shoots
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Reviews

Jc
29 January 2019

Peace and quietness. Friendly Jack Russel dog that guarded us.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Dave
12 January 2019

Cottage was very clean and neat and had everything we needed.
Very quiet and peaceful with no interruptions or intrusions. Really great self catering cottage in a spectacular location.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Josh Edwards
30 December 2018

Our second visit, this time with our 6 month old son. The views are stunning and the houses are timeless. We will always be back.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Stephanie
27 December 2018

The location was great. Lovely views. Comfortable.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Anonymous
05 November 2018

Peace and quiet. Lovely place if you want solitude.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Travel72
03 October 2018

It was the second time we stayed and will go again. Comfortable house, they thought of everything.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Nicola Collins
05 July 2018

We booked Die Wa-Huis at the last minute and we discovered an absolute gem! No cell phone signal or electricity ensures a different experience yet truly special stay! The views are majestic and the cottage has everything you need. We loved exploring the area on our mountain bikes. We will definitely be back for longer!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Electa
25 June 2018

It’s away from everything, quiet, but comfortable. Lovely decor, recently added extra touches to make the joy of being away from the hustle and bustle of normal life even more comfortable. Lovely little fireplace to warm the whole living area in winter, washing machine, crispy linen. Aloes in bloom all around, a whole experience! Very well organized with directions and all details, thanks Jack!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Estelle
04 May 2018

Very clean and well equipped house in beautiful mountainous area. This location is ideal if you want to escape from the busy life and get recharge.
The larger area offers very nice cycling and running opportunities.
Calitzdorp is about 25 minutes drive away.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Josh Edwards
29 April 2018

What an incredible place, our dogs absolutely loved it, we will be back.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5

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