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Robertson - valley of wine & roses

Robertson - valley of wine & roses

 
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Robertson is located in the fertile Breede River Valley -- also known as the valley of wine and roses. It's a safe, charming country town with Victorian buildings, jacaranda-lined streets and beautiful gardens, and forms part of the Route 62 tourist route.

It was founded in 1853 and named after a minister of the Scottish Dutch Reformed Church Minister, Dr William Robertson.

The town's original industries were farming and wagon building were the town's original industries. After the second Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902, the wagon building industry collapsed when the railways took over the transport of all goods.

Robertson subsequently became famous for its ostrich farming, but that collapsed as well shortly after World War I and farmers turned to wine and fruit farming. Later, several successful racehorse stud farms were founded. Agriculture remains the mainstay of the town's economy up to the present day.

Tourism has also grown in recent years and the town has several South African National Monuments, such as the Pink Church (1859), the Museum (1860), the Edwardian-style house 12 Piet Retief Street (1904), the Victorian-style house 59 Van Reeneen Street (1914) and the Powder House (which used as a storage for gunpowder).

The wine industry in Robertson has grown from less than 25 cellars in 1995 to more than 50 registered wine cellars today.

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GUBAS DE HOEK meet eat sleep
GUBAS DE HOEK meet eat sleepis an eco-friendly, owner managed guest house providing bed & breakfast as well as self-catering accommodation and a fine dining cuisine in Robertson, only...
 
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Rosendal
 
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Tierhoek Cottages
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Barry House veranda with braai.jpg
Category: Self-catering
Large self-catering farm house near Robertson can accommodate 10 to 14 people in 6 bedrooms sharing 4 bathrooms. Braai wood and WiFi included.
 
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The LemonTree House
The LemonTree House is our guesthouse in the heart of the beautiful town of Robertson in the valley of wine and roses and at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains....
 
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Paul Kruger 63
Category: Self-catering
Paul Kruger 63 self-catering cottages are central;comfortable and convienient. Secure off street parking and free wireless internet. Fully kitted kitchen and towels and bedding supplied.
 
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Cape Dutch Manor House
De Oude Opstal (the oldest house in Robertson) is a historical Cape Dutch Manor House located on 2 acres in Robertson in the Breede River Valley of Wine and...
 
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Orange Grove Farm Wouterspan Lodge Views
Category: Self-catering
Majestic mountains, crystal clear waterfalls, and abundant fauna and flora - at Orange Grove Farm guests can discover the wonders of nature, choose from a vast range of outdoor...
 
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Cottages
Category: Self-catering
Eric and Laetitia invite you to come and have a rest on our peaceful and beautiful farm. Enjoy stunning views of nature and the Langeberge. Limited cell phone recepton...
 
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