Fossil Hills  Verified Listing

  • Fossil Hills Cottage in McGregor, Western Cape, South Africa
    Fossil Hills Cottage
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Full Kitchen
Sauna
Braai/BBQ Area
Dining Area
Patio
Covid-19 H&S Certified
Fireplace
Aircon
Fossil Hills is situated on the farm Thornvilla in the Breede Valley between Robertson and McGregor. Thornvilla has been producing wine sine 1950 and has been in the Naudé family for 3 generations and is currently a working wine farm.
In Room Facilities:
From the private patio you have a beautiful view over the dam on your left and also a stunning view of McGregor to your right. Here you can relax in peace while listening to the song of Fish Eagles. There is also an indoor braai or fireplace as well as outdoor fire and braai facilities.

Area Information:
The name Fossil Hills, comes from the fossils that were and are still found on the farm which date back to the fish age of 355 million years ago.

Come and enjoy the peace and quietness of staying on a working wine farm near the most beautiful town in the Western Cape, McGregor. Here life is slow, tranquil and gentle. Relax in total privacy while enjoying our spectacular mountain views.

Forming part of the McGregor Winery, grapes, plums, apricots and various vegetables are harvested each year by Botha and his two sons, Jacob & Anthon.

Property Facilities:
* 2 Mountain Bikes.
* Kayak and Boat.
* Private kids playground.
* Firewood included.
* Springboks in the reserve.
* Hot Tub outside
* 2 Mountain bikes
* Dam for fishing /kayak
* 2 fishing rods
* hiking trail

Attractions:
The area offers many outdoor activities, arts and crafts, tranquillity and relaxation. Surrounded by mountain trails, fruit orchards, olive groves and vineyards, the village has maintained a rural peaceful ambience which is an inspiration to artists.

There are walking/hiking trails, mountain biking, 4x4 trails, bird watching in Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve, a pottery studio, art galleries, cob house building and enjoyable meals and chats at one of our coffee shops, restaurants or pubs.

The famous donkey sanctuary 'Eseltjiesrus' is situated 1km from the farm where you are able to feed, interact and maybe even adopt one of the donkeys.

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Property Type Cottage, Self Catering
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McGregor Reviews

Mariska van der Heide
02 December 2019
Loved the quite and nature.
Superb. 5 out of 5
HC Lamprecht
08 October 2019
Peace and nature.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Anonymous
02 October 2019
Lovely little quaint village.
Very relaxing.
Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Josephine Thorne
05 May 2019
Peaceful & quiet town set among beautiful scenery! Best for weekend visits! Tabaldi's restaurant at Temenos Retreat is a must for delicious food and fine dining.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Christine Higgins
15 October 2018
McGregor is very very quiet midweek, would like to visit again at the weekend to see if it comes alive.
Superb. 5 out of 5
Noeleen KLEVE
18 August 2018
Enough good food and wine to enjoy without being commercialized and touristy. Enjoyed the countryside and being “away from it all”.
Fabulous. 4 out of 5