De Molen Farm was established in 1872 and is situated in the Rooiberge Mountains between Clarens and the Golden Gate National Park, a few hundred metres off the tar road.
Accommodation consists of:
Fisherman's Cottage, which sleeps 4 guests, has 2 bedrooms en suite with showers in the bathrooms, a kitchenette and open plan cosy lounge area with open fireplace and outside veranda.
Hideaway Cottage, ideal for a couple, boasts a large bedroom and bathroom, open plan kitchenette, dining room and lounge with open fireplace and mountain view. Single bed placed in main bedroom could be used for a young child.
Oak Tree Cottage, quaint and compact, and under thatch roof. Rondavel- style and suitable for a couple. Bathroom consists of shower only. Kitchenette only suitable for preparation of breakfasts or light meals, ideal for those who prefer to explore the cuisine in town. Small patio overlooking mountain view.
The Old Milkshed, sleeps up to 7 guests. It has 3 bedrooms. The main bedroom has a King size bed and a single bed in the same room. The second bedroom has a double bed. The third bedroom has a bunk bed that can sleep two adults or children. The bunk bed can be made into two single beds. There are two bathrooms, one has a shower and the other has a bath. Neither are en-suite.
The open plan area is very spacious and includes a modern kitchen, dining room and lounge. The wooden deck patio has a stunning view of the mountains. There is a braai facility and we supply the wood.
You may be fortunate enough to see lambs pronking around in the field near to The Old Milkshed or a herd of Ngunis and calves grazing in the meadow. There is a private entrance and you will probably feel as though you are on
your own farm. However the main farm house and other cottages are within 50 meters behind the Old Milkshed.
Owners request no smoking in the establishment and no pets as the farm owners have their own pets on the premises. The farm does not have TV facilities, however there are numerous bars and lounges available in the town of Clarens for these purposes.
Romantic open fireplaces and electric blankets for chilly evenings, fully furnished and equipped (including linen and towels), serviced daily, self catering.
Hiking and Mountain Bike Trails, gentle walks, picnic areas, river fishing only for catch and release, caves to explore, 7km of the Little Caledon River.
Nestled in 360 degree panoramic mountain view. Explore the Maluti Drakensberg Mountains and the delights of Clarens, the art capital of the Free State.
Restaurants, pubs, art galleries and coffee shops 5km from the farm. Other attractions include the Cherry Festival, Asparagus Festival, Clarens Golf Estate, Golden Gate National Park, abseiling, white river rafting, horseriding, quad-biking and bushman paintings all within close proximity of De Molen.