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Blackwoods Farm Cottage (From R445 /night.)

Sleeps 5 people, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom.

Comprises 2 bedrooms &1 bathroom. The main bedroom has ... a king bed and the second has a queen bed. A sleeper bed/couch for an additional person is available on request in the lounge. The bathroom has a shower and a toilet.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Bedroom 1

1 King

Bedroom 2 & Living area

1 Queen, 1 Sofa bed

From R445 /night

Blackwoods Antique Cottage (From R445 /night.)

Sleeps 4 people, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms.

Comprises 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms. The main bedroom has ... a king bed and the second has a queen bed. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and a shower, and the guest bathroom has a shower and a toilet.

Rate Basis: Self catering (no meals included)

Bedroom 1

1 King

Bedroom 2

1 Queen

From R445 /night
Full Kitchen
Garden
Oven
Patio
Stove
Fridge
Linen
Microwave
Covid-19 Certified
Kettle
Outdoor furniture
Braai/BBQ Area
Parking on Premises
Hiking/Walking trails
Fireplace
Dining Area
Bar fridge
Hairdryer
Heater

Welcome to Blackwoods Farm Cottages,

Blackwoods Farm offers 2 Separate, Unique, tastefully decorated, self-catering cottages about 100m apart, on different sides of the farmyard enclosure. Each cottage must be individually booked.

Blackwoods Farm Cottage:

The Farm Cottage can accommodate up to 5 guests. It comprises 2 bedrooms & 1 bathroom. An equipped open-plan kitchen, dining and living area with a very effective wood burning fireplace. Firewood is available. The main bedroom features a king bed and the second has a queen bed. There is a sleeper couch for an additional person in the lounge (available on request). The bathroom has a shower and a toilet. The kitchen is well-equipped for self-catering with a gas stove and oven, microwave, toaster, fridge, cutlery and crockery. There is a round dining table and chairs. The lounge opens onto a covered patio with views of the farm mountain and farmlands. A Weber braai is available with wood supplied from the farm. The farm is self sufficient utilizing solar power and mountain water.

Blackwoods Antique Cottage:

The Antique Cottage can accommodate up to 4 guests. It comprises 2 bedroom & 2 bathrooms.An equipped open-plan kitchen, dining and living area with a very effective wood burning fireplace. Firewood is available. The main bedroom features a king bed and the second has a queen bed. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and a shower, and the guest bathroom has a shower and a toilet. The kitchen is well-equipped for self-catering with a gas stove and oven, microwave, toaster, fridge, cutlery and crockery. The lounge opens onto a covered patio with views of the farm mountain and farmlands. A Weber braai is available with wood supplied from the farm. The farm is self sufficient utilizing solar power and mountain water.

The working farm has cattle, horses, 2 friendly pot -bellied pigs, chickens and faithful farm dogs. Guests can enjoy the experience of a true working farm, peace and quiet, breathtaking mountain and valley views, walks on the farm and mountain paths, mountain streams, rock pools, hiking, cycling and picnicking on the farm dam and the Little Caledon River.

The cottages are situated in the farmyard of Blackwoods Farm, a working farm between Clarens and Fouriesburg. Access to the farm is from the R711, 26 km from Clarens and 7 km from Fouriesburg in the Eastern Free State. The Golden Gate National Park is just beyond Clarens for easy driving day outings.

Blackwoods has a rich history of the Boer War (with Surrender hill and the Brandwater basin nearby), dinosaurs (and dinosaur fossils) the Maluti mountains and the Little Caledon River. Blackwoods has links to interesting stories of the Boer War involving the De la Harpe and the Van Reenen families, as well as the "Love Story" of Clarens. Clarens, the Golden Gate National Park and Ficksburg are a short drive away. Clarens is a haven of restaurants, craft shops, art galleries and has its own brewery. The Golden Gate National Park makes a fine day out picnicking.
Close by Fouriesburg is a fine up-and-coming little town steeped in history with some restaurants, pubs and shops. Fouriesburg is the gateway to "Afriski".

In Room Facilities:

The main bedroom has a King-sized bed and the second has a Queen-sized bed.

Area Information:

The Eastern Free State town of Fouriesburg is in the scenic Brandwater Basin, surrounded by the Maluti, Rooiberg and Witteberg mountain ranges, on the border of Lesotho.
Fouriesburg is named after Christoffel Fourie, on whose farm, Groenfontein, it was established in 1892. During the Anglo Boer War, it was declared the capital of the Orange Free State Republic – a proclamation yet to be rescinded!
With a primarily agricultural economy – wheat, cherries, asparagus, sunflowers, beans and mielies – it also offers unique scenic beauty, activities for nature and adventure enthusiasts, arts and crafts, places of historical and architectural interest, and small-town hospitality.
A quieter alternative to the bustling village of Clarens (just 35km away), Fouriesburg is a comfortable commuting distance from three of South Africa’s major urban centres: Johannesburg (350km), Durban (400km) and Bloemfontein (250km).

Property Facilities:

* A Weber braai is available with wood supplied from the farm.
* Warm water supplied by a gas geyser and we also have a gas oven and stove.
* Solar energy and mountain water.

Attractions:

* Horse Riding
* Fishing
* Wine Tasting
* Cycling
* Guided Walk
* Activities Onsite
* Basotho Cultural Village
* Clarens Village Conservancy
* Golden Gate National Park
* Maloti Route 26
* Moteng Pass
* Basotho Cultural Village
* Clarens Village Conservancy
* Golden Gate National Park
* Maloti Route 26
* Moteng Pass
* Art Workshops
* Horse Riding at Pumula Farm
* Horse Riding at Ventersberg Stables
* Kututsa Hiking Trail
* Lesoba Hiking Trail
* Bird Watching
* Cycling

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Extra Info

Property Type Cottage, Guest Farm, Self Catering
Conditions Show
Check-in after 02:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Moderate
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Reviews

Stuart Masson
04 January 2020

Sit back and relax, that pretty much sums up the beautiful location of Blackwoods. The cottage is really well equipped with all the essentials and much much more than traditionally found at self catering accommodation. The farm has an amazing setting with the backdrop of beautiful mountains which remind you of the Golden Gate mountain range. The friendly horses and cute pot-belly pigs really let you embrace the farm style holiday.

Superb. 5 out of 5
CHERYL CHEZZI
04 January 2019

We spent an amazing few days at the farm. I can't say enough about how tranquil and lovely the cottage and farm is. The cottage itself is elegantly decorated and has all the facilities one could need. We were extremely comfortable there and lacked nothing during the stay. The hosts are warm and genuine people and made us feel right at home. Blackwoods is a must and I would highly recommend it as a place to recharge your batteries away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Superb. 5 out of 5

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Fouriesburg Reviews

Mianda Thompson
23 March 2020

Scenery! Mountain climbing and view over Lesotho.
Quietness! Self isolation.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Andre Drury
27 November 2019

Site Seeing (Clarens / Golden Gate).
Cherry Festival.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Nchimunya Hamukoma
18 June 2019

It's close to Clarens and great hiking.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Alta Zanchetta
09 November 2018

Relaxing atmosphere, beautiful scenery, interesting shops.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Suzette Van Wyk
13 August 2018

Everything in Fouriesburg.

Superb. 5 out of 5