Search

MacFarlanes Country Retreat

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Harrismith

Warm hospitality and a beautiful countryside await our guests and their pets if they arrive at MacFarlanes. Its picturesque setting on the bank of a large lake allows idyllic days of birding (120 species), bass fishing and canoeing. It also offers imaginative opportunities for mountain biking and long walks and climbs, and the discovery of some small game sighting gems. The latter abounds on the farm. All this allows for de-stressing in utmost tranquillity and peace, and the renewal of family ties that will forever be fondly remembered. A huge antique dining table is the ideal setting for such bonding.

An otter family splashing in the water, mountain reedbuck wandering down to water occasionally and fish eagles calling reminds one why Africa is so special. Whilst the hunting and mating calls of jackal, and the nocturnal sounds of birds make the campfire (traditional lapa) experience under our stunningly clear sky unforgettable.

The man made lake (15 ha or 30 rugby fields of water) provide several recreational options. No charge for either fishing or the use of canoes, but please bring own life jackets. A proper bass-dinghy powered by battery can be hired on site.

The cottage has two comfortable en-suite double-bed bedrooms and two upper decks with four single beds each, all with beautiful views. A sleeper couch in the lounge area provides an extra double size bed. A cosy lounge area with fireplace, fully equipped kitchen and the mentioned dining room table that was brought out by the garrison that was stationed in Harrismith after the Boer War.

Linen, extra blankets, and towels are provided, as well as electric blankets for our famous winter nights. Please bring own towels for recreational purposes. Lapa presents several braai options, including kettle braai. DSTV Commercial provided. Servicing is available by prior arrangement (and an additional fee).

MacFarlanes is situated 37 kilometres from Harrismith via the R74, turnoff is opposite Sterkfontein dam (14 km dirt road). It is also 21 kilometres from Swinburne (all dirt). The escarpment is within easy reach, as is Sterkfontein dam and the Berg area.


Onsite Facilities And Features

  • DSTV in room
  • boat / marine slipway onsite
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • fireplace
  • fishing onsite
  • hunting (less than 30km)
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • lake onsite
  • microwave in unit
  • nature trail onsite
  • parking all onsite
  • pets allowed by prior arrangement
  • tea / coffee making facilities
Show Rates E-mail Booking / Enquiry

More Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Harrismith.

Showing 6 results for accommodation.
Book Online
... Riverview Country Inn offers overnight accommodation in Swinburne. Perfectly situated just 1km from the N3 this budget-friendly accommodation is the perfect option for a single night stop-over, or as a base from which to explore the area. Our acc
The living and dining area leading out onto the sundeck offers breathtaking views on the whole valley. The kitchen is fully equipped with cutlery and crockery with a scullery, gas stove and gas fridge. The bath room is equipped with a gas geyser. ...
Dumbe- where the Voortrekkers entered Natal on their trek to the Drakensberg - an escarpment of history. This stone and thatch 2-sleeper lodge offers accommodation with breathtaking views of times gone by. (One double bed.) Eskom Power is provided...
Accommodation is in two comfortable rooms in the cabin which is environmentally friendly. Power and hot water are derived from a solar generating system and cooking is on clean gas stoves. There are lovely outside lapa's for braai's, one at the ...
Little Switzerland really is something special, from the beautifully manicured grounds, to the main building with authentic thatched roofing and local wood framings and furnishings, each with stories of their own.
From
R920.00
Per Unit
... Shady Pines offers Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the town of Harrismith, halfway between Durban and Johannesburg. Equidistant from Johannesburg and Bloemfontein, this beautiful home is situated in spacious gardens with full views of Platberg
Search for accommodation nearby
© WhereToHoliday.co.za 2016 - 2021