Big Sky Ranch  Verified Listing

Excellent Rating: 5.0 / 5
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Deluxe King Suite 1  From R2550 /night

Good Breakfast included

Sleeps 4 people, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom.

This lovely unit has a King bed with en-suite bathroom. ... If an extra bed for a child is required please contact us. The room has tea and coffee making facilities, Air-con and also Breakfast is included in the rate.

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Bedroom 1

1 King

From R2550 /night

 

Good Breakfast included

Deluxe Queen Suite 2  From R2250 /night

Good Breakfast included

Sleeps 2 people, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom.

This lovely room has a Queen Bed with en-suite bathroom. ... Air-con, tea and coffee making facilities. Also, Breakfast is included in the rate

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Bedroom 1

1 Queen

From R2250 /night

 

Good Breakfast included

Deluxe Queen Suite 1  From R2250 /night

Good Breakfast included

Sleeps 2 people, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom.

The Deluxe Double room is situated on the first floor. ... Its consists of one double bed. The open plan bedroom has a bath, coffee station and a wardrobe.

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Bedroom 1

1 Queen

From R2250 /night

 

Good Breakfast included

Deluxe King Suite 2  From R2550 /night

Good Breakfast included

Sleeps 4 people, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom.

Nestled in the amazing vast Karoo, Big Sky Ranch (formerly ... known as Gary Player's Horse Stud) is the perfect stop over for any traveller. Peace and tranquility are guaranteed. With breathtaking views, all rooms offer comfort and style.

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Bedroom 1

1 King, 2 Single

From R2550 /night

 

Good Breakfast included

Superior King Suite 2  From R2550 /night

Good Breakfast included

Sleeps 2 people, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom.

This superior King room overlooks the garden and dam.

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Bedroom 1

1 King

From R2550 /night

 

Good Breakfast included

Superior King Suite 1  From R2550 /night

Good Breakfast included

Sleeps 2 people, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom.

The Superior Twin Room has garden and dam views. It ... consists of two single beds. The bathroom consists of a separate bath and shower.

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Bedroom 1

1 King

From R2550 /night

 

Good Breakfast included
Private Bathroom
Garden
Breakfast included
Horse Riding
Linen
Parking on Premises
Hiking/Walking trails
Fireplace
Aircon
No smoking
Tea and coffee facilities

We are delighted to have been able to acquire a farm with more than 135 years of thoroughbred race horse heritage. Big Sky Ranch (formerly known as the Gary Player Horse Stud) was founded by the Ellis family in 1883 as a horse stud. The Ellis family bred numerous champions and stud book dynasties on the farm including Prestisimo, Hey Presto, Magic Charm, Magic Link, Mowgli, Lavonia, Pussmoth, Preston Pam and Pipes of Pam.

Gary Player acquired the farm in 1974. His personal involvement with the stud and winning philosophy produced Creator, My Advantage, Amajuba, Kadarko, Foreign Source, World Over, Foolish Pride, Kazatka and Pinehurst to name a few.

The choice of the estate near Colesberg has proved to be a master stroke for all that have owned it. The quality of its breeding stock over the years has become acknowledged by the increasingly selective and sophisticated South African and international thoroughbred market.

For the past couple of years, under the stewardship of Greg Morris, the farm has undergone a tremendous upgrade. Buildings and stables have been modernised to meet the modern breeders aspirations. The veld and associated farm lands are all going through a revitalisation program and the operation has diversified to include an Nguni Stud. The introduction of cattle is a key element needed for the veld restoration program the farm has adopted.

Thorough bred race horse breeding remains a key element of the farms operation and whilst this has been downscaled significantly, horses and the breeding thereof will always be at the "heart" of our farming operation.

Natural Karoo veld is renowned for its rich trace elements and high calcium content, ideal for growing strong boned and resilient animals.

The extreme climate is perfect for breeding racehorses - The cold kills off parasites and the warmth is essential for proper growth.

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Property Type Bed and Breakfast, Guest Farm, pets-by-arrangement
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Check-in 02:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Check-out before 10:00 AM
Cancellation Policy Flexible
Can Be Used For Film Location, Still Shoots
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Heidi-Lee Robertson
11 September 2021

An oasis in the Karoo and a not to be missed stop over between Johannesburg and Cape Town. Beautiful position, historically fascinating, and much appreciated wonderful hospitality. Loved our stay!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Jan Nel
24 April 2021

Excellent service, accomodation and food!!!

Superb. 5 out of 5

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Colesberg Reviews

Tina Traill
22 November 2021

The roads are in great condition, we did not go into the town.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Craig starling
31 August 2021

Just travelling through ....

Superb. 5 out of 5
Anonymous
04 May 2021

The scenery.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
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Kim Bezuidenhout
23 April 2021

The local pub....Horses and Mill.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Shelley Brits
18 March 2021

Game drive and scenery!

Superb. 5 out of 5
Lyneen
19 January 2021

Views!

Okay. 3 out of 5
Annemarie Wolmarans
24 November 2020

Tzamenkomst.

Superb. 5 out of 5
Allan Ingram
11 December 2019

I enjoyed my meal at Bordeaux Restaurant.

Okay. 3 out of 5
johan
05 December 2019

Very friendly place.

Fabulous. 4 out of 5
Chrisstelle van Heerden
26 November 2019

Friendly staff at all the places you visit

Superb. 5 out of 5