Clarens Accommodations

Accommodations in Clarens

Home/Apartment
5br Home/Apartment
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The SpaceWe are thrilled to share ‘Amaluti’ with people who enjoy spending time in majestic surroundings. It is unique; a tasteful blend of five star luxury, comfort, elegant décor, space, colour and glorious views to the Maluti Mountains. Its special ambience is both peaceful and relaxing. The open plan design and frameless glass walls enhance the spectacular views and bring the outside in. It is cool in summer, warm in winter and has friendly helpful staff. Situated in the secure Clarens Golf Estate Amaluti is a three drive from Gauteng, Durban or Bloemfontein and the ideal place to spend a few days on your travels round South Africa. The accommodation consists of four double en suite bedrooms; two upstairs and two down, each with its own colour scheme. The rooms have either king-size double beds or twin beds. All have luxurious linen, superbly comfortable mattresses, masses of soft pillows, down duvets, electric blankets and under-floor heating to ensure a good night’s rest in even the coldest weather. The bathrooms, ‘open plan’ behind the bedrooms, have luxury fittings, a glass shower, a floating basin and matching ‘Perfekt’ bath, Beautiful Earth toiletries, luxurious cotton bath sheets and twin dressing gowns. Upstairs the ‘Loft’ can sleep two adults or four children. It has two three quarter beds, a double ‘sofa bed’, its own TV and shower with basin with toilet. The upstairs living area has one seating area around the gas fireplace and TV (DSTV + PVR), and another in front of the folding glass wall providing spectacular, uninterrupted views.  Downstairs the living area has a mini kitchen, two sofas, a second TV (DSTV + PVR) and another lovely folding glass wall opening into the garden. The open plan kitchen on the Upper level is spacious and fitted with all that a chef could want, including gas hob, electric oven, microwave, a wine chiller, deep freeze and fridge, dishwasher and H2O water filter. The serving counter gives ready access to the dining table that can seat twelve. Adjacent is the Bar unit. Outside the wisteria covered patio has verandah furniture and a gas braai for the lovely warm summer days. The whole house has under floor heating, gas fires and extra oil heaters for those chilly winter nights. Guest AccessThis self catering accommodation is just for you. It sleeps a maximum of 10 adults and can be leased in different ways: The whole house, sleeping up to 10 adults (or 8 adults and 4 children) The upper level sleeping up to 6 adults (or 4 adults and 4 children) The lower level sleeping up to 4 adults There is a double garage and covered parking, for four cars. Amaluti is serviced daily by helpful and efficient Anna Mlangeni or Siena Mokoena who clean, wash up and make beds but do not cook. Interaction with GuestsAs we do not live nearby, our house is managed by Gavin Northcote and Dolores Moeti who live in Clarens. And our Housekeeper Anna Mhlangeni will look after you every day. We can be contacted by cellphone with pleasure The NeighborhoodClarens, known as ‘The Jewel of the Free State’ is beautiful at any time of the year. It is charming and friendly with exciting places to visit and things to do. There is something to please everyone; Situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains, the spectacular sandstone scenery in and around the Golden Gate National Park is only 20 kms down the road. An excellent Golf course and a wide range of Historic Explorations and Outdoor activities which include Fossil sites, a Dinosaur trail, Hiking, Biking, Fishing, Horse Riding, White Water Rafting and Quad Bike Trails to name a few. The village has Old World charm, a village square with sandstone buildings, a Home Brewery, numerous interesting Curio and Craft shops, first class Art galleries and many good Restaurants. As well as delicious fresh cherries straight off the trees in November! Getting AroundThere is NO public transport so a car is essential. On site undercover parking is available for four cars Other Things to NoteThe charge of $350 per night for the house (during off peak) allows for 6 guests. Guests over this number are charged $45 per person per night. Prices negotiable for longer stays. In 'off' seasons or weekdays smaller parties may be accommodated. Minimum stay of 2 nights required
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Okay
4 reviews
2br Home/Apartment
  • Pets Allowed
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The SpaceDSTV available on request Min 2 night stay Guest AccessDSTV available on request Interaction with GuestsA house manager is available to assist guests. Other Things to NoteMin 2 night stay
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6br Home/Apartment
  • Wifi
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
The SpaceRooms are let individualy at R400/person/night during the week. The whole house is let over weekends for R3500/night. Minimum stay is 2 nights Guest AccessThe living area , kitchen, braais, pool, and the garden are for all guests The NeighborhoodBeautiful view, resturants, golf, horse riding,hiking, bicycle hire, white water rafting. Getting AroundThe house is 50m from the Market square and shops and resturants. Other Things to NoteThe owners share the Kitchen during the week
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1br Home/Apartment
    The SpaceLa Poste is situated on the village square in the hub of the village.Views are across the Clarens roof-tops to Horeb mountain beyond. Private patio overlooks charming courtyard. Walking distance to restaurants, galleries, shops and village square. Whatever takes your fancy! Go out to eat at any of the 14 restaurants within stumbling range then cuddle on the leather couch in front of the telly watching a DVD or favourite program. Relax & soak in the deep slipper bath with a glass of red. In the morning take a brisk walk around our picturesque village and then a leisurely breakfast -either order in from the restaurant below or buy croissants and something special from our many delis. Then on to lunch or horse riding or abseiling or (URL HIDDEN) many options!!!!!!! Interaction with GuestsThe managers of Addy Hoyle Gallery hold the keys and will be happy to help with any enquiries.
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    Bedroom
    • Wifi
    • Breakfast
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    The SpaceGuesthouse providing luxury B&B accommodation in the heart of the Eastern Freestate. Rooms can be twin or king bed all with bath and shower en suite. Breakfast provided in on site restaurant. Walking distance to all galleries and gift shops. Beautiful bedroom with ample space Access to on site restaurant for dinner bed and breakfast Staff are available at all times to make your stay as pleasant as possible The Eastern Free State is the fastest growing tourist area in the Free State, surrounded by the magnificent Maluti Mountains and the Golden Gate National Park. Walking, climbing, pony riding and many adventure sports available. self drive is the best way to access the area Guest AccessAccess to on site restaurant for dinner bed and breakfast Interaction with GuestsStaff are available at all times to make your stay as pleasant as possible The NeighborhoodThe Eastern Free State is the fastest growing tourist area in the Free State, surrounded by the magnificent Maluti Mountains and the Golden Gate National Park. Walking, climbing, pony riding and many adventure sports available. Getting Aroundself drive is the best way to access the area
    Shared Room
    1br Shared Room
    • Wifi
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    The SpaceThe View bed and breakfast is a Edwardian family home that was build in 1912 in Harrismith, Orange Free State, South Africa. It still has its original Rhodesian Teak pillars on the veranda and all the doors, ceilings and floors are original Oregon pine. Relax in the comfort of our home. Elegantly decorated with lovely antiques, the atmosphere is warm and inviting. The magnificently decorated bedrooms invite you to unwind in comfort and style. Five bedrooms are tastefully and stylishly decorated with a warm ambiance echoing country hospitality. Our guest rooms feature generous sized mattresses, fine quality cotton linens, Goose down duvets and cotton or mohair blankets to ensure your nightly comfort. Breakfast and dinner is served in the elegant dining room or al fresco on the veranda which over looks the well maintained garden. Harrismith is conveniently located just off the N3 halfway between Durban and Johannesburg and an hours drive from the Drakensburg mountains. Whether you are enjoying a holiday or a business visit, we will pamper you with our personalised service and hospitality. We will strive to make your visit a truly memorable experience.
    Home/Apartment
    Good
    8 reviews
    1br Home/Apartment
    • Wifi
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    The SpaceThis luxury cottage is private, quiet and is designed to give guests a relaxing break from the city. A perfect honeymoon retreat. Guest AccessThe village centre is a five minute walk, where restaurants, art galleries and boutiques are the main attractions. The surrounding mountains and trails offer excellent hiking opportunities for all. Adventure sports also feature as a tourist attraction. Interaction with GuestsOn arrival the guests are welcomed and told that I am available if needed.
    Home/Apartment
    6br Home/Apartment
    • Pets Allowed
    • Parking
    • Swimming Pool
    The SpaceIt is a beautiful home with huge space. The views are very beautiful plus it is private so you really feel like you can relax and get away from it all Guest AccessNatural pool, Braai and pool deck magnificent surroundings The NeighborhoodThe sandstone cliffs and big skies Other Things to NoteThree of the bedrooms have king beds. The other 3 have a set up of either a king in each room or 2 single beds. 4 rooms are en suite 2 rooms share a bathroom
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    Bedroom
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    The NeighborhoodDe Molen Farm is situated in the Rooiberge Mountains between Clarens and the Golden Gate National Park, just a few hundred metres off the tar road. The farm was established in 1872 and holds a 3 star rating from the South African Tourism Grading Council. 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 and dam for catch and release fishing, caves to explore and 7km of the Little Caledon River. Nestled in 360 degree panoramic mountain views. 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 which offers: abseiling, Whitewater rafting, horse riding, quad-biking and bushman paintings all within close proximity of De Molen Farm. Other Things to NotePlease note that all accommodation is fully equipped self-catering.
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    2br Home/Apartment
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    The NeighborhoodDe Molen Farm is situated in the Rooiberge Mountains between Clarens and the Golden Gate National Park, just a few hundred metres off the tar road. The farm was established in 1872 and holds a 3 star rating from the South African Tourism Grading Council. 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 and dam for catch and release fishing, caves to explore and 7km of the Little Caledon River. Nestled in 360 degree panoramic mountain views. 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 which offers: abseiling, Whitewater rafting, horse riding, quad-biking and bushman paintings all within close proximity of De Molen Farm. Other Things to NotePlease note that all accommodation is fully equipped self-catering.
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    1br Home/Apartment
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    The SpacePeaceful and relaxed environment yet 5 minutes away from the town of Clarens. Beautiful mountain views and walks to the cave and along 7 km of the Little Caledon River. Fly fishing is available on the farm. Guest Access300 hectares of space available with mowed walks for easy accessibility. Interaction with GuestsStaff will be available throughout your stay to assist you with any issues or queries. The NeighborhoodDe Molen Farm is situated in the Rooiberge Mountains between Clarens and the Golden Gate National Park, just a few hundred metres off the tar road. The farm was established in 1872 and holds a 3 star rating from the South African Tourism Grading Council. 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 and dam for catch and release fishing, caves to explore and 7km of the Little Caledon River. Nestled in 360 degree panoramic mountain views. 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 which offers: abseiling, Whitewater rafting, horse riding, quad-biking and bushman paintings all within close proximity of De Molen Farm. Getting AroundThe farm offers safe parking facilities. There is no public transport available. Other Things to NotePlease note that all accommodation is fully equipped self-catering. In the vicinity of the farm are golf courses, horse riding, white river rafting, quad bike facilities and the many art galleries, restuarants and coffee shops. The town offers many quaint shops and curio shops.
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    9br b&b
      Birch Bush B&B; is situated in the beautiful town of Bethlehem in the Eastern Free State, South Africa. We provide luxury accommodation on a B&B; or self catering basis. Our establishment is a quality assured with accreditation of the AA with a rating of highly recommended. The Eastern Free State is well known for its sandstone mountains and fertile valleys with maize fields and apple orchards. This scenery makes it exceptional for hiking, biking, fresh water fishing, white water rafting and some of the best bird watching can be part of your experience. Two very good golf courses either 5 minutes or half an hour away The Eastern Free State well known for sandstone mountains and sandstone geology. The area also renowned for some of the best fossil findings over the years. Golden Gate Highlands National Park just 40 minutes drive where some of the best mountain viewing and hiking is available. If you are lucky you might even spot the endangered Bearded Vulture.
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      4br house
      • Pets Allowed
      The Nelsbells Cottage offers self-catering accommodation in a rustic victorian-style cottage located within walking distance from the heart of the small village of Clarens. The main house comfortably accommodates 6 guests in 3 bedrooms located upstairs. The first bedroom with a queen bed, leads out on to a wrap-around balcony. The second bedroom with a double bed and the third bedroom with two single beds. The open-plan living area is comprised of a comfortable lounge with a fireplace for those winter evenings, and a cosy reading corner which leads out on to the wrap-around verandah. The kitchen is equipped with a kettle, fridge, gas stove, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, cutlery and crockery. There are two bathrooms in the main house, the first situated downstairs with a bath and toilet and the second situated upstairs with a shower and toilet. A DSTV premium bouquet package is available and a DVD player is provided for guests as well as secure parking. There is a portable braai for guests to use and all beds have electric blankets. Additional to the house guests have access to the garden flat. The garden flat has a queen bed comfortably accommodating 2 adults, tea- and coffee-making facilities, small minibar fridge, shower and toilet. The village of Clarens has become known as the 'Jewel of the Free State', attracting artists, photographers and nature lovers. The town is known for the many Art and Craft shops, offering a wide range of curios and original artwork, the sandstone buildings add to the picturesque atmosphere of the village. Clarens has become the ideal getaway for city dwellers from Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, and Durban, as these cities are all approximately 300 kilometres away. The Nelsbells Cottage offers self-catering accommodation in a rustic victorian-style cottage located within walking distance from the heart of the small village of Clarens.
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      2br cottage
        Andes Clarens Guesthouse is situated on a working farm in the beautiful Eastern Freestate, 5km outside Clarens, with 2 luxury units and en-suite bathrooms. Each unit comes with a kingsize bed, aircon, fireplace, kitchenette (fully equipped), underfloor heating, plazma TV's with DSTV, and our outside braai and swimmingpool in our award winning garden provides for the more outdoor client. Our wedding venue caters for up to 160 guests, with a fully equipped kitchen and bar. Game drives can be arranged on request, and hiking trails into the mountain or fishing are only part of what we have to offer. 5km Outside Clarens in the Eastern Freestate, South Africa. On a working farm environment, we take pride in our farm-style hospitality, our price awarded garden and the highly recommended Wedding Venue with a bush church. Clarens is well known for it's art shops and a variety of restaurants, and the Golden Gate game reserve is within a 15km drive from our farm. Game drives, hiking, trout fishing and horse riding are all available in the surrounding area. Come and enjoy the tranquility of our beautiful farm in 4-star accommodation!
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        3br cottage
          Ihophe ( "Turtle Dove") thatched double storey Cottage with beautifully appointed accommodation nestles in the peaceful spectacular Champagne Valley of the Central Drakensberg in KwaZulu Natal boasting unrestricted views of Champagne Castle, Cathkin Peak, Dragons Back and Sterkhorn, This picturesque cottage lends itself to relaxation, it is ideal for persons of all ages- there is something for everyone from this base- a romantic retreat, family getaway,and friends "get together." The 120 sq.m cottage sleeps 6 people in three bedrooms (1 has a double bed) -2 downstairs and 1 upstairs and has 2 bathrooms A Fireplace plus TV is in the Lounge (Please bring your own Smartcard for DSTV) Dining Room there are maps of hikes in the area Well equipped Kitchen 2000m2 sq. garden WIFI is in the Valley should you need it Cottage is fully burglar guarded and doors are gated, Covered parking area with space for 2 vehicles One can hike, horse ride, river raft, quad bike, mountain bike, abseil, glide, fish There are a number of golf courses, the nearest being the 18 hole Champagne Sports Golf Club, Local interest includes the Anglo / Boer War battlefield sites of Spioenkop, and Winston Churchill's capture and ambush site. The internationally renowned Drakensberg Boys Choir, whose three decades of mountain-top public performances reaching legendary status., is a stone' s throw away .Regular concerts are held each Wednesday evening in the school auditorium during term. The nearest Bushman Painting are to be seen at Wonder Valley, lying between the Champagne Valley and Injasuti and can be accessed after a long walk from the R 600 just below Champagne Castle Hotel. Paintings can also be viewed at Giants Castle, Leopard Cave,Black Ox Shelter, Maartens Shelter A must to see is Falcon Ridge Bird of Prey display center in the Central Drakensberg - Falcon Ridge is situated high up in the Champagne Valley 2km past the Drakensberg Boys Choir School. Several good restaurants are in the valley as well as a number of interesting curio shops, boasting among other things candle-making and rug weaving. Helicopter flights are also available. Hot Air ballooning is a popular pastime where one can enjoy the spectacular "Berg" scenery Thokozisa Lifestyle Centre is a collection of small shops on the R600 not far from Winterton. The Central Drakensberg has peaks reaching an average height of 3000m, it is an area of scenic grandeur.and consists of Cathedral Peak, Champagne Castle, Monks Cowl, Cathkin Peak, Injasuti and Giants Castle Champagne Valley is situated in the central Drakensberg at Monks Cowl, overlooked by Champagne Peak which is one of the highest peaks in the Drakensberg But it is the enchantedness of the Champagne Valley that draws visitors to escape to a place of rare beauty that manages to remain almost entirely unaffected by development. Champagne Valley in Kwa Zulu Natal's Drakensberg Mountains is towered over by two mountains, Cathkin Peak and Champagne Castle, and is a popular family destination for visitors. The valley, which is easily accessible from the N3. Champagne Valley is renowned for the number of activities available to visitors here, and to the delight of bird watchers there are over a 150 different species. In the Mdedelelo Wilderness Area, named after 'he who cannot be overcome' - is the imposing, sheer-faced flat-topped block known in English as Cathkin Peak. Adjacent to Cathkin Peak in the Central Drakensberg on the N. side is Mount Memory and a large cross honouring those who died in WW2 Between Cathkin Peak and the escarpment, Monk's Cowl presents one of the most difficult climbs in all the Berg The Drakensberg area is a rich source of Bushman Rock art with some caves containing hundreds of these beautiful works of art offering a large activities and attractions for you to part take in. The Central Drakensberg mountains contain thousands of Bushman Rock Art sites, evidence of the small, primitive San people who practiced a prehistoric life style in the area long ago. The earliest of these paintings is about 3000 years old, and the golden age of the painters was between 400 and 200 years ago. F In the event of there being less than 6 person occupying the property, please Contact Advertiser for revised rates- this will be less than than the advertised rate. Will consider long lets- just get in touch DIRECTIONS FROM JOHANNESBURG Take N3 South down Van Reenen's Pass and through Tugela Toll Plaza Take next exit and turn left on N2 towards Ladysmith At T junction, turn left on R74 to Winterton Go 500m, then turn right at Engen Garage onto R600 to Central Drakensberg Go on R600 towards Champagne Castle Hotel-- see map under Photos or Contact Advertiser who would be happy to send the map FROM DURBAN Take N3 North to EXIT 179, Estcourt North & Central Drakensberg. (DO NOT TAKE Estcourt South, Giants Castle or Wembezi exits) Turn left and go 28km through Loskop and continue past Injusuti turn off Turn left at Thokozisa onto R600 to Central Drakensberg Go on towards Champagne Castle Hotel- see map under Photos, or contact Advertiser who will be happy to send you the map GPS co-ordinates 3340 postal code 29째 1' 38.262" S 29째 26' 10.435" E
          b&b
          9br b&b
            Luxury B&B; en-suite rooms and 3 self catering units all suitable for the holiday or business traveller. We are an AA quality assured B&B; with the status of highly recommended. Private entrance to all rooms. Free Wi Fi available and DsTv in all the rooms each with its own decoder and thus be able to watch your own channels. We are situated in the beautiful town of Bethlehem in the eastern Free State with magnificent sand stone mountains and interesting geology. We are also about half an hour's travel from the Lesotho border. Bethlehem is situated in the Eastern Free State with magnificent Sandstone mountains, beautiful valleys with corn fields, apple and cherry orchards and lovely views of the Drakensberg and Maluti mountains in Lesotho. This setting is excellent for hiking, fresh water fishing and bird viewing. White water rafting very popular and all of this within a half an hour's drive from the establishment. Two lovely golf courses in Bethlehem and Clarens. Game viewing also just a half an hour away. Good restaurants in town to end your day with some good food.
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            4br house
              Marmalade Cottage is up-market self catering situated in the quaint little village of Geluksburg in the Little Berg, 25 kms from Bergville, Kwa Zulu Natal. It comprises 3 bedrooms downstairs, & a mezzanine with 2 extra beds upstairs. The main bedroom has a king sized bed & there is an en-suite bathroom. The other bathroom has a large walk-in shower. The mezzanine leads onto a big deck absolutely perfect for sun-downers. There is a huge sitting room with an open fire, a dining room with a refectory table that can seat 8, a fully equipped kitchen & a games area that has a pool table & an exercise machine. There is a large garden & wood is supplied for the braai & the fire. All bedding & towels are supplied & there is maid service. There is also safe, off road parking. Marmalade Cottage is situated in Geluksburg, a sleepy little village in the Little Berg region of Natal, situated about 25kms from Bergville along dirt roads. For the traveller who wants peace and quiet off the beaten track, but who enjoys comfort too, this is the place for you. Cattle roam the streets and the silence is usually only broken by a rooster's crow. The view from the deck of Marmalade Cottage is of rolling fields leading to the majestic Berg on the horizon. If you're a nature lover, you may see Duiker or Reedbok in the veldt behind the Cottage and in Winter, the endangered Ground Hornbill wanders around the village. Come & see for yourself, you'll be so glad you did. The area is ideal for walking or mountain biking enthusiasts.
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              4br house
                For that perfect get-away-from-it-all holiday this is the place for you. Marmalade Cottage is up-market, fully equipped, serviced, self-catering, accommodation situated in the quaint little village of Geluksburg, 25kms from Bergville. There are supermarkets & various other shops in Bergville. Marmalade Cottage can sleep up to 8 people in comfort & comprises a large living room, a large dining room & kitchen. The main bedroom has a king-sized bed (or 2 singles) with an en-suite luxury bathroom. There are two more twin bedrooms either side of a luxury shower room & 2 further beds on the mezzanine level which leads onto a viewing deck (perfect for sun-downers). There is safe parking in the garden of the cottage. For your enjoyment when staying with us we offer a pool table, exercise machine, darts board, DSTV , books and a radio/CD player. Peace, quiet, get-away from it all. Bird song & mountain views. Country living at its best. Cozy open fire for Winter weather or a deck to sit on for sun-downers on Summer evenings. The perfect off the beaten track holiday destination
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                4br Home/Apartment
                • Pets Allowed
                • Parking
                For a peaceful and quiet, get-away-from-it-all holiday, off the beaten track, this is the place for you! More cows than people in this quaint little village. If you just need to unwind and enjoy the view, we've got what you need.
                Bed & Breakfast
                Excellent
                10 reviews
                1br Bed & Breakfast
                • Wifi
                • Pets Allowed
                • Parking
                Other Things to NoteThis rate is a special summer rate and does NOT include breakfast.
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                7br Home/Apartment
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                Up-market, serviced self-catering accommodation in the sleepy little village of Geluksburg . Off the beaten track with peace and quiet and views of the Drakensbergs. The perfect place for those who want to get away from it all and unwind.
                Home/Apartment
                Good
                31 reviews
                4br Home/Apartment
                • Pets Allowed
                • Parking
                The SpaceApplegate Lodge is one of very few self-catering houses in Clarens that can comfortably accommodate 8 guests (3 x twin bedrooms, 1 x double bedroom, and 2 x full bathrooms). Guest AccessAll areas/rooms are accessible except for the garage. Interaction with GuestsWe are always contactable by phone/email should you need help with anything. Having spent many weekends in Clarens ourselves, we are happy to make recommendations regarding restaurants/pubs, places to see and things to do. The NeighborhoodThe village of Clarens is situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains in close proximity to the Golden Gate National Park and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. The tranquil village ambience combined with excellent restaurants, scenic views and wide range of activities - makes for an ideal getaway for city dwellers and tourists alike. The Clarens Brewery is a great place to soak up the village atmosphere while sipping back on a locally brewed lager, ale or cider. Getting AroundIt is a 15 min walk to the village centre, a 5 min walk to the local coffee house/restaurant, and for those golf enthusiasts, you can be parking your car at the picturesque 18-hole Clarens Golf Course within 3 minutes after leaving the lodge. Although Clarens is easily walkable, a car is highly recommended.
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                4br Home/Apartment
                • Pets Allowed
                • Parking
                The SpaceThe Nelsbells Cottage offers self-catering accommodation in a rustic victorian-style cottage located within walking distance from the heart of the small village of Clarens. The main house comfortably accommodates 6 guests in 3 bedrooms located upstairs. The first bedroom with a queen bed, leads out on to a wrap-around balcony. The second bedroom with a double bed and the third bedroom with two single beds. The open-plan living area is comprised of a comfortable lounge with a fireplace for those winter evenings, and a cosy reading corner which leads out on to the wrap-around verandah. The kitchen is equipped with a kettle, fridge, gas stove, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, cutlery and crockery. There are two bathrooms in the main house, the first situated downstairs with a bath and toilet and the second situated upstairs with a shower and toilet. A DSTV premium bouquet package is available and a DVD player is provided for guests as well as secure parking. There is a portable braai for guests to use and all beds have electric blankets. Additional to the house guests have access to the garden flat. The garden flat has a queen bed comfortably accommodating 2 adults, tea- and coffee-making facilities, small minibar fridge, shower and toilet. The village of Clarens has become known as the 'Jewel of the Free State', attracting artists, photographers and nature lovers. The town is known for the many Art and Craft shops, offering a wide range of curios and original artwork, the sandstone buildings add to the picturesque atmosphere of the village. Clarens has become the ideal getaway for city dwellers from Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, and Durban, as these cities are all approximately 300 kilometres away. Guest AccessThe main house sleeps 6 and the garden flat sleeps 2. On the property we can accommodate 8 guests in total.
                Hotel
                4-star Hotel
                This family-friendly Jagersrust apartment is located in a rural location, 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from Driekloofdam Pier, and within 32 mi (52 km) of Basotho Cultural Village and Bergville Mosque. Harrismith Memorial Park and Didima San Rock Art Centre are also within 32 mi (52 km).
                Hotel
                Poor
                6 reviews
                7br 3.5-star Hotel
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                Situated in Harrismith, this guesthouse is within 1 mi (2 km) of Harrismith Country Club and Thebe District Hospital. Harrismith Memorial Park is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) away.
                Hotel
                3-star Hotel
                Set in Sterkfontein Nature Reserve, this family-friendly apartment is within 16 mi (25 km) of Driekloofdam Pier, Harrismith Memorial Park, and Harrismith Country Club. Lion's Park and Thebe District Hospital are also within 20 mi (32 km).
                Shared Room
                1br Shared Room
                • Wifi
                • Parking
                The SpaceThis hostel is hand decorated in true South African fashion! Fully equipped kitchen available! Free WiFi available! Guest AccessGuests have access to all public areas such as the TV room, Garden, Communal Kitchen, Stoep with mountain view etc. Interaction with GuestsThe owners of the hostel are always available! Let us know if you need any assistance! The NeighborhoodThis lovely old town lying at the foot of Platberg Mountain offers a tranquil environment for travelers! Lots of natural scenery surrounding this picturesque town of Harrismith.
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                3br Home/Apartment
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                The Neighborhoodthe quaint town of clarens is located at the foot of the maluti mountains, and just before the entrance of the golden gate national park. within a short drive is the mountain kingdom of lesotho , which is known for its skiing. clarens is dotted with galleries, local eateries and the famous clarens brewery. 4paddocks is walking distance from the town square. Getting Aroundshort distances to town, mountain bike trails, hiking trails, adventure sports and loads more .
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                Good
                4 reviews
                3br Home/Apartment
                  The SpaceThe kitchen is well-equipped for self-catering and features a stove, oven, kettle, fridge/freezer utensils and microwave. There is also a comfortable six-seater dining table and chairs in a spacious lounge dining area. Outside braai facilities are available for those great fireside chats. It can sleep 6 people. Guest AccessCycling route Hiking trail The NeighborhoodRoodepoort Farm is situated in the Clarens district. Roodepoort Farm is well known for ”Life Mineral Water” and “Clarens MTB Race”. It consists of three rustic yet comfortable self-catering units nestled on 1400 Acres of natural land in the picturesque Clarens district. It is the ideal getaway from the fast pace of the city and is great for relaxing and enjoying Eastern Free State nature right on your doorstep. Roodepoort Farm offers bird-watching, cycling routes, picnicking or simply relaxing outdoors with a good book while soaking up nature. Facilities include a barbecue and kitchen facilities at the foot of a beautiful and majestic sandstone mountain. The town of Clarens is just 15 km away on a dust road fit for normal vehicles.
                  Hostel
                  1br Hostel
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                  The SpaceThis Hostel is hand decorated in a true South African mixture. Guest AccessGuests have access to all public areas ie. communal kitchen, braai, garden, lounge etc. Interaction with GuestsThe hosts are always available for assistance! The NeighborhoodWe lie at the foot of Platberg Mountain, the highest point is (2398m) and the mountain is 9km long. Old trees are lining the wide streets. We are walking distance to town centre! Getting AroundWe have safe parking on site. The minibus taxi rank is a 15min walk. The two City Liner bus stops are both 10min walking distance away.
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                  23 reviews
                  1br Home/Apartment
                    Guest AccessYou will have the entire unit available to yourself. You may explore the vicinity and the farm on foot or by Mountain Bike Interaction with GuestsWe have permanent Staff on the farm, and we are always available if you need our assistance. The NeighborhoodRoodepoort Farm is situated in the Clarens district. Roodepoort Farm is well known for ”Life Mineral Water” and “Clarens MTB Race”. It consists of three rustic yet comfortable self-catering units nestled on 1400 acres of natural land in the picturesque Clarens district. It is the ideal getaway from the fast pace of the city and is great for relaxing and enjoying Eastern Free State nature right on your doorstep. Roodepoort Farm offers bird-watching, cycling routes, picnicking or simply relaxing outdoors with a good book while soaking up nature. Facilities include a barbecue and kitchen facilities at the foot of a beautiful and majestic sandstone mountain. The town of Clarens is just 15 km away on a dust road fit for normal vehicles. Getting AroundThe estate is located 15 km from the tranquil town of Clarens and is well known to cyclists who traverse the estate annually in the Clarens Cycle Race. Other Things to NoteClarens with all its restaurants, art galleries, golf course and various other activities is a leisurely 15km away
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                    The SpaceVery comfortable environment. Decorated in true South African fashion! Guest AccessAll public areas will be accessible to guests ie. main kitchen, tv room, garden etc. Interaction with GuestsThe Owners are always available for assistance! The NeighborhoodSituated at the foot of Platberg Mountain (2398m) 9km long. Big old trees lining the wide streets of Harrismith. Close to all major hikes in the area as well as many other outdoor activities. Getting AroundWe have safe off street parking available. Walking distance to all bus stops. Other Things to NoteLots of information available on the area!
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                    The SpaceNkandla is not self-catering. It is a rondawel that could be annexed to a booking at any of the other three units, Lara's, Mila's & Lexi's. It offers three single beds with an open-air (private) bathroom. Guest AccessFull access to the farm. Interaction with GuestsWe are available should you require anything. Austin is ever present on the farm to offer assistance or service. The NeighborhoodClarens is a small, quaint village with sandstone buildings, surrounded by the spectacular Maluti Mountains of the Golden Gate National Park, which is only 20 km from the village. It has become known as the “Jewel of the Free State” due to the beauty of its pristine natural surroundings. Be ready to be surprised by the simple things in life here, the village is an acclaimed area as one of the best trout fishing spots in South Africa and it offers magnificent routes for horse riding through the valleys. It is lined with fruit tree blossoms which are an unforgettable site during spring time and lombard poplars gracing the streets in autumn. Clarens also has an established artist community, with some of the most prominent artists in South Africa regularly making a stop for inspiration. The village square boasts a number of art galleries and cosy restaurants offering delicious country-style meals. There is also the Clarens Craft Brewery where you can sit back and sip on a freshly brewed beer or cider at the foothills of the Maluti Mountains. The Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve is another great place to enjoy the outdoors in Clarens. It is a bird lover’s paradise and visitors can canoe in the dam, enjoy a picnic, or meander on the various walking trails.
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                    3br Home/Apartment
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                    The Space1Gino is beautiful up-market, self-catering unit. Consisting of dining room & formal lounge with a beautiful fire place, with full DSTV. Fully equipped kitchen, 3 bedrooms: Main Bedroom is en-suit with a King size bed. The Second Bedroom has a queen bed Third Bedroom has 2 bunk beds Second & Third Bedroom share a bathroom Guest AccessClarens is perfect for everyone if your looking for a relaxation weekend or for the nature lovers and adventure addicts. Beautiful mountains, excellent trout fishing, horse riding trails and several art galleries and restaurants. The NeighborhoodClarens has been acclaimed as one of the best trout fishing spots in South Africa. It has spectacular horse riding countryside. Several adventure activities from quad biking to water rafting. This beautiful village has more trees then most towns in the Free State, giving the town the most beautiful colours as the seasons change and when all the fruit trees blossom. Take a leisurely walk around the centre square and visit art galleries or eat in one of the many restaurants.
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                    The SpaceRoodepoort Farm is situated in the Clarens district. Roodepoort Farm is well known for ”Life Mineral Water” and “Clarens MTB Race”. It consists of three rustic yet comfortable self-catering units nestled on 1400 acres of natural land in the picturesque Clarens district. The kitchens are well-equipped for self-catering and features a stove, oven, kettle, fridge/freezer utensils and microwave. It is the ideal getaway from the fast pace of the city and is great for relaxing and enjoying Eastern Free State nature right on your doorstep. Roodepoort Farm offers bird-watching, cycling routes, picnicking or simply relaxing outdoors with a good book while soaking up nature. Facilities include a barbecue and kitchen facilities at the foot of a beautiful and majestic sandstone mountain. The town of Clarens is a leisurely 15 km on a dust road fit for sedan vehicles Guest AccessYou will have the entire house to yourself, with full access to the rest of the farm and hiking trails and MTB trail. Interaction with GuestsIt is an operating farm, so we are always in the vicinity should you require assistance. There is a full time housekeeper on the farm to welcome you and advise you when you arrive. The NeighborhoodClarens is a small, quaint village with sandstone buildings, surrounded by the spectacular Maluti Mountains of the Golden Gate National Park, which is only 20 km from the village. It has become known as the “Jewel of the Free State” due to the beauty of its pristine natural surroundings. Be ready to be surprised by the simple things in life here, the village is an acclaimed area as one of the best trout fishing spots in South Africa and it offers magnificent routes for horse riding through the valleys. It is lined with fruit tree blossoms which are an unforgettable site during spring time and Lombard poplars gracing the streets in autumn. Clarens also has an established artist community, with some of the most prominent artists in South Africa regularly making a stop for inspiration. The village square boasts a number of art galleries and cosy restaurants offering delicious country-style meals. There is also the Clarens Craft Brewery where you can sit back and sip on a freshly brewed beer or cider at the foothills of the Maluti Mountains. The Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve is another great place to enjoy the outdoors in Clarens. It is a bird lover’s paradise and visitors can canoe in the dam, enjoy a picnic, or meander on the various walking trails.
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                    Hotel
                    Situated in the mountains, this bed & breakfast is within 1 mi (2 km) of Richard Rennie Art Gallery and Art and Wine Gallery. Golden Gate Highlands National Park and Fouriesburg Park are also within 25 mi (40 km).
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                    3br house
                      Charming 3 bedroom house with breathtaking views of the Maluti Mountains. Within walking distance from the town square this quaint home sleeps 6 comfortably. The quaint town of Clarens is located at the foot of the Maluti Mountains , and just before the entrance of the Golden Gate National Park, within a short drive is the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho, which is well known for its skiing. Clarens is dotted with galleries, local eateries and the famous Clarence Brewery.
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                      4br farmhouse barn
                        Where The River Runs... is a self-catering farmhouse situated 20 kms from of Harrismith, 3 kms from the Sterkfonteindam, en route to the magnificent Northern and Central Drakensberg. We cater specifically for groups between 4 and 10 people who wants to use the farm as their base when fishing, boating, hiking, mountain biking and sight seeing in the vicinity. The 250-hectare farm is owned by a local family that wanted to share the experience of an unpretentious, tranquil breakaway with other like-minded people. Whether it be exposing the children to a wonderful farm environment, a group of friends that meet halfway between Johannesburg and Durban or a family reunion, Where The River Runs... is sure to create a desire to return again and again. The comfortable four-bedroom house offers affordable accommodation for up to ten people and features a fully equipped kitchen, a large dining room with a 12-seater table, and a sunny lounge with fireplace that opens out onto the veranda where spectacular views of the farm and surrounding area can be enjoyed. Guests have full access to the farm to enjoy long walks and are welcome to bring their mountain bikes or motorbikes along. There is plenty to do in and around the area, with the Sterkfontien Dam a short distance away, several tourist attractions in the nearby Drakensberg area, and Clarens a picturesque part of the world to visit.
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                        2br guest house
                        • Pets Allowed
                        Clarens Cottage is self-catering accommodation situated within 10 minutes walking distance of the Village centre. This modern 2 bedroom cottage can accommodate 4 guests. One bedroom has a queen bed, en-suite bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and basin. The second bedroom has 2 single beds that can be made up as a king size bed if required. Bathroom has a shower, toilet and basin. Fully equipped Kitchen, Dining room and Lounge are open plan leading off to an open patio with braai facilities. Undercover parking in lock up single garage with open parking for additional vehicle. Full DSTV Premium is included. Facilities included: Fireplace, Electric blankets, fan and tea and coffee. Establishment is Pet friendly with totally enclosed garden, max 2 medium/large size dogs.
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                        Located in Jagersrust (Drakensberg Mountains), aha Alpine Heath Resort is within the region of Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve and Driekloofdam Pier. This 4-star apartment is within the region of Royal Natal National Park and Tugela Falls. Make yourself at home in one of the 100 air-conditioned rooms featuring fireplaces and plasma televisions. Have private patios. Kitchens are outfitted with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, ovens, and stovetops. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms have deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Amenities Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 3 outdoor swimming pools, a nightclub, and an attached winery. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and an arcade/game room. Satisfy your appetite at the apartment's restaurant, which features a bar. Is also available at a coffee shop/café. Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Planning an event in Jagersrust? This apartment has 3361 square feet (312 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.
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                        When you stay at Qwantani in Sterkfontein Nature Reserve (Drakensberg Mountains), you'll be within the vicinity of Lion's Park. This family-friendly apartment is within the region of Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve and Driekloofdam Pier. Treat yourself to a stay in one of the 53 guestrooms, featuring fireplaces. Have private patios. Kitchens are outfitted with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves. Cable television is provided for your entertainment. Amenities Don't miss out on recreational opportunities including an outdoor pool and an outdoor tennis court. This apartment also features an arcade/game room, wedding services, and a television in common area. Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Qwantani. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Free self parking is available onsite.
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                        Good
                        4 reviews
                        2br Home/Apartment
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                        Clarens Cottage is a beautifully furnished self-catering establishment, within 10 minutes walking distance of the village’s shops and local amenities. This modern, two-bedroom cottage can accommodate four guests. All beds have electric blankets. Living area is open plan with lounge, dining and fully equipped kitchen. Flat screen TV and fireplace. Single lockable garage provides secure parking and is perfect housing for pets with access to totally enclosed garden. Pet Friendly establishment.
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                        1br Bed & Breakfast
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                        Martelle’s B&B is situated in a quiet area in Bethlehem and within easy reach of the business sector, gym, shops and restaurants. The establishment offers 5 luxurious rooms with en-suite bathrooms rooms in tranquil surroundings. Dinner upon request.
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                        Excellent
                        19 reviews
                        1br Home/Apartment
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                        The SpaceWorking farm and if interested can join in. Guest AccessThe whole farm is available . Some areas require 4X4 Interaction with GuestsGame and cave walks are available by prior arrangement The NeighborhoodClarens is 35 minutes drive and various out door activities can be arranged. We are on the S217 and can be found on (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) maps under Beth's Pottery Studios or Jacobrust. Getting AroundAs this is a rural area public transport is limited. Other Things to Note5 km of gravel road travel is required
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                        The SpaceThe Silver Pebbles Suite Elegantly furnished with a Queen size X-long bed and a single sleeper couch, dressed with fresh crisp 100% cotton linen. The clean flow white bathroom is en-suite. We are loving work in progress, endeavouring to create an eco-friendly, organic environment and are moving to be as self sufficient as possible, planning one day to be off the grid!! Guest AccessGuests are encouraged to walk along the meandering pathways and enjoy the caressing serenity of the trees. Guests have their own private covered patio looking onto the garden and can watch the adventurous visitor abseil off Flat Top Mountain. There is free secure parking available on the property. The main gate is locked at night and guests have their own key for late night access. Interaction with GuestsBoth Sherrene and Roy love interacting with their guests but are also aware of their own and the guests desire for private space and quiet time. The NeighborhoodWoodlands Retreat is a peaceful getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, however if you want to liven up your day or night, especially on weekends, the Main Street of Clarens is a hop skip and a jump away. (Please note: Mid week can be quiet in Clarens). Most weekends you will find live music and various other activities. Look up Craft Beer Festival, Hogs Roadshow, Live Music Festivals, Art Retreats, Sports Events to name a few. Getting AroundParking in Clarens is free and safe, however if you prefer to walk everything is within easy reach for both the young and mature, night and day. Other Things to NoteClarens is endeavouring to maintain its individuality, there are no fast food establishments. There are two small 'supermarkets' which stock ones basic needs, Horeb Butchery and a small Bottle Store. These shops close early in the evening so please do not expect big city opening times. During the week if the town is quiet a number of the restaurants may also close early. However there are many activities to do and see in and around Clarens. Clarens is known for its wonderful Art Galleries, Fine Food Dining, Craft Beer as well as being the Adventure Capital of the Free State for all its outdoor activities and extreme sports. The stunning Rooiberg Mountains surround Clarens and are backed up by the mighty misty violet/blue Maluti Mountains. In winter there is usually snow on the Maluti Mountains and one can travel into Lesotho (with a passport) to experience winter sports. On occasion we have snow in Clarens too. The Golden Gate National park is a 20km drive and is a lovely outing for the day. It used to be the place where Dinosaurs roamed now watch out for Eland, Mountain Reedbuck, Oribi, Black Wildebeest, Blesbok, Burchell's Zebra, Springbok to name a few. The rare Bearded Vultures circle the skies above the lost pathways of the San hunter-gathers, who once dwelt in the park's caves and left their stories in their paintings. There is an 18 Hole Golf Course less than 5 minutes away.
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                        3br Home/Apartment
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                        The SpaceThe Log cabin is situated on a large piece of ground with is fenced off and has an electric gate at the driveway entrance. Guest Accessmystic Mountain is within walking distance to all the art galleries, coffee shops, pubs, restaurants, antiques & collectables and much more. The NeighborhoodActivities in and around Clarens include: San Rock art, Brewery, Day Spa, Dinosaur Tours, Quad Biking, Hikes and Mountain bike tracks, Hot air Ballooning, Game viewing, Paint ball, Zip lining, Horse Riding and more Other Things to NoteActivities in and around Clarens include: San Rock art, Brewery, Day Spa, Dinosaur Tours, Quad Biking, Hikes and Mountain bike tracks, Hot air Ballooning, Game viewing, Paint ball, Zip lining, Horse Riding and more
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                        Lesotho villages are unique and Lesotho people are friendly. We are one hour to Afri ski and 2 and half hours to Katse dam. Very close to Butha Buthe center. Village hikes could be done from here as well as pony treks. A good stop over for coffee.
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                        The SpaceThe B&B has its own private entrance with secure off road parking. Magazines, books and full DSTV available. River and mountain walks 100 m from house. Interaction with GuestsHost always available on site. Breakfast served by host. The NeighborhoodQuiet neighbourhood surrounded by magnificent sandstone mountains, Getting AroundClose to Golden Gate National Park approx 20 km. View game zebra, wildebeest, red hartebeest, blesbok . Eland and jackal if lucky. Also home to the bearded vulture and black eagle. Other Things to NoteFull English and health breakfast served.
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                        1br Home/Apartment
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                        The SpaceFree roaming antelope and walks to bushman paintings. Guest AccessWorking farm Interaction with GuestsAvailable for walks on the farm The NeighborhoodMany outdoor activities from Clarens Getting AroundFarm roads must be anticipated. We are 35 minutes or so from Clarens and Bethlehem depending on the vehicle and route used. Other Things to NoteThe cottages are strictly self catering
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                        2br Home/Apartment
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                        • Swimming Pool
                        The SpaceTwo further cottages are listed if a private family weekend is required. Guest AccessMany different game species , cliff walks and bushman paintings. This is a working farm you are welcome to join in. Interaction with GuestsIf Beth or I are traveling Bert our manager will welcome you to Jacobrust. Other Things to NoteUnfortunately no meals are available . The cottages are self catering. Clarens is 30 to 40 minutes by road with either a 5 km or a 20 km sand stretch depending on the route chosen.