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Lake Heron Game and Trout Farm

 
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Lake Heron Game and Trout Farm

Location

Elanskloof Dullstroom

Price range - complete one of the options

Rates/person
R350 - R600

About the establishment

General facilities & services
  • Braai
  • Child-friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Gay-friendly
  • Pet-friendly
  • Secure parking
  • Self-catering facilities
  • Wedding specialists
Activities offered
  • Bird-watching
  • Fishing
  • Game watching
  • Golf
  • Hiking
Getting there/ what's nearby
  • Shopping nearby
  • Farm-stays

Lake Heron Game and Trout farm located 20km from Dullstroom 

 

Situated in the Elandskloof Valley, just 19 km from the village of Dullstroom. It is ideally suited for the keen fisherman or a quiet, romantic weekend away and family getaways . Two trophy fishing dams are available and fishing is on a catch and release basis only.

San - Solina Cabin - The stone cabin is a two sleeper luxury self - catering.
 
There is one bedroom with a extra length kingsize and under blanket  heaters ( two singles can be requested ) a fly - net canopy over, fireplace  and doors opening out onto the surround patio.( This room receives the morning and day sun )
 
There is one bathroom which has a shower, vanity basin, toilet and a Victorian slipper bath. There is a ceiling heater unit and a heated towel rail as well.( soaps and towels are provided )
 
There is an open plan kitchen /lounge and eating area. The country kitchen is fully equipped and also has a coffee machine. There is a large leather couch, small round dining table, fireplace and  Dstv with all the doors opening out onto the large surround patio having table chairs & umbrella , a webber & barrel braai and overlooks Lake Heron dam. Parking is alongside a under a covered carport.
 
Stary - Krowa - This larger stone cottage is a 4 (2 kids under12)  sleeper luxury self - catering
 
There are two bedrooms (main only with a jet master fireplace & doors opening out onto a private garden area - which is pet friendly) have  Kingsize beds which singles can be requested, & have under heater blankets.
An additional  double - bunk bed in the passage el - cove, caters for two children under 12 yrs old.
 
 There is one bathroom which has a large bath, shower, basin & toilet .( Soaps & towels provided )
 
There is an open plan kitchen /lounge /eating area. The country kitchen is fully equipped, and also has a coffee , ice making & dish washing machine, micro wave, under counter oven & gas hob. The breakfast counter seats 6 with couches & chairs in the lounge for watching Dstv in front of an open fire. Doors open out onto a morning patio with seating & umbrella and to the boma area.
 
The huge alongside entertainment boma is covered  ( open sided all round with the best view of farm & waters ) hosting a built in braai / fireplace & outside seating for gatherings.(An additional webber braai is also available)
 

Maly - Fisher

Is our smaller cosy 2 sleeper cottage. There is an open plan kitchen /lounge and eating area. The country kitchen is fully equipped.   There is a  2 seater couch, and a breakfast nook, Queen Ann fireplace and  Dstv with all the doors opening out onto the large covered wooden deck with a build in braai. Parking is under a covered carport. The  bedroom doors opening out onto the wooden deck  and  have  Kingsize beds which singles can be requested, & have under heater blankets.

Fly fishing is available at the bottom dam Lake Heron (2ha) with Lake Troy (3ha) a further 500m away on the other side of the old farm house & new cottage. All angling is catch and release only, with fly tackle and barbless hooks. There is a small rowing boat, basic rod and reel, & C/R net, available for your use at each cottage. The dams are stocked with rainbow , brown trout .

The farm is fully game fenced a has Eland, Black Wildebeest, Fellow Deer, Mountain Reedbuck, Blessbuck, Waterbuck, springbuck, Duikers & Bush Pig. (They are often seen in front of the fruit trees and make night sounds around the cottage at night)
 
Other activities are clay pigeon shooting & hunting.
We have a clay pigeon shooting range on the farm, a  CTSASA registered service provider . Our hunting activities include, wingshooting, the famous triple McNabb hunt & hunts on indigenous species of game during the hunting seasons.

We have a 120 seater Wedding & Function center for groups - full catering to suit your needs available on request.


Standard amenities in the cottages include, coffee, tea, mineral water, complementary sherry, milk, a small, firewood  and lighters. There is no service over the weekends as no staff reside on the farm . ( Please note for your convenience, the hot water system is continues, as it operates on the latest gas burner system imported from Italy )

 

PET POLICY:                                    

Maximum of 2 dogs per cottage!

Dogs sleep inside – please bring own dog beds, bedding & bowls. Dogs are not permitted on the furniture or beds and must be free of ticks & fleas on arrival.  We must also consider the next guests, who may be allergic

PLEASE NOTE: No swimming is permitted in any of the dams. Consideration must be given to resident dogs, cats, horses, farm animals & wildlife. Dogs must be leashed when around the other cottages, guests and staff on the farm, but can run freely elsewhere under strict supervision by their owners. ONLY ONE OF THE UNITS, Starry Krowa , IS PET FRIENDLY for large breed dogs. The other 2 units on Lake Heron Game and Trout Farm are strictly SMALL DOGS ONLY .

NOTE that owners are fully responsible for their pets and any damages caused by pets must be paid by the owner prior to departure.

Please be considerate pet owners, pick up and dispose of pet waste and keep pet noise levels to a minimum, considering other guests on the farm.

Pets stay FREE.

 



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