Cape Dutch estate offering superb hospitality with great attention to detail, focussing on quality, comfort and style. Set in 1,5 hectares of luxuriant gardens with much indigenous flora and an abundance of birdlife. Memorable breakfast.
Experience country living on a historic Cape Dutch estate built 1802, centrally situated in the historic heart of Swellendam. The guest house is owner managed, offering superb hospitality with great attention to detail, focussing on quality, comfort and style. 3 Luxury cottages (1 double), 2 garden suites and 1 family unit with classic contempary decor, set in 1,5 hectares of luxuriant gardens with much indigenous flora and an abundance of birdlife.
Spacious guest areas in and around the historic house where one can relax and enjoy a drink in the lounge, on the patios or the veranda overlooking the gardens. A memorable breakfast is given under the vines in summer and in front of the log fire in winter.
Swellendam is the jewel of the Overberg and the 3 rd oldest settlement in South Africa situated halfway between Cape Town and the start of the Garden Route. Swellendam is renowned for its architecture, fascinating history, potters and great outdoor life i.e. Horse riding, Hiking, Canoeing.
The area offers a variety of scenic routes which includes:
Room 1 : family suite, queen-size bed plus small bedroom with single bed. Bath and shower.
Room 2 : double room in main guest house, standard double bed. Shower only.
Room 3 : Garden suite : single beds or king-size bed. Shower only.
Room 4 : Free standing honeymoon garden suite : Queen-size bed. Double bath and shower
Room 5 + 6 : 1 very spacious thatched cottage, ideal for group or family. Bath and shower.
Room 7 : Luxury cottage, king-size bed, spa-bath, walk-in shower, double basin
Room 8 : Luxury honeymoon cottage, king-size bed, spa-bath, walk-in shower, double basin
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