Cypress Cottage

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Dining area, Lounge, Kitchen & Patio area.

Cottage Overview

Pine and slate floors and reed ceilings, offset the country antique furniture of this charming cottage (also pop-up screen one), which has comfortable living and dining rooms and three ensuite bedrooms that offer different but equally comfortable options:

  • Room 1 has twin beds, plus bath and a shower cubicle.
  • Room 2 has a double bed, plus bath with shower cubical.
  • Room 3 has a double bed plus two single beds plus bath and shower cubicle and makes an ideal family room.

The cottage opens onto a secluded private garden and has access to the extensive gardens of the main house, a swimming pool and a special playground for children.

Breakfast

A super sumptuous traditional country affair at Cypress Cottages with the best of fresh farm produce that the Karoo has to offer. Fruit in season, picked from the orchard, figs, grapes, apricots, new-laid eggs and bacon, homemade preserves.

Included are all the usual cereals, muesli and yoghurt, served indoors at the cosy dining table, or out in the garden.

1st Room

An antique brass and iron bedstead is the inviting focus of this spacious room in which a scheme of cool blue and white combines with country furniture to provide a classic Karoo ambience with every modern comfort. The ensuite bathroom has a bath with a telephone shower.

  • Room 2 has a double beds, plus a bath with a telephone shower
  • Room 3 has a double bed plus two single beds plus bath and shower cubicle and makes an ideal family room

2nd Room

This bedroom is a cool retreat that combines luxury with stylish simplicity. Crisp white linen offsets a magnificent pair of antique stinkwood bedsteads, the dark wood of which is echoed in the panelling of the ensuite bath and shower room.

  • Room 1 has twin beds, plus bath and a shower cubicle.
  • Room 3 has a double bed plus two single beds plus bath and shower cubicle and makes an ideal family room.

3rd Room

Reed ceilings and cottage furniture make this a cheerful, cosy room. Spacious enough to accommodate one double and two single beds, it also has an ensuite bathroom and a shower cubicle, all of which makes it an ideal room for a young family.

  • Room 1 has twin beds, plus a bath and shower cubicle
  • Room 2 has a double bed plus bath with shower cubicle

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The Great Karoo

This vast semi desert with its seemingly endless plains and castellated mountains provides a perfect escape from city crowds and concerns. It’s a stark landscape but also one of dramatic beauty and endless fascination, where you can enjoy crystal clear air, spectacular dawns and sunsets – and brilliant stars.

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Graaff-Reinet

Graaff-Reinet is the fourth oldest town in South Africa , founded in 1786 as the furthest outpost of the Dutch East India Company. The nineteenth century saw it grow from a wild frontier station into a prosperous staging post and farming centre, thanks to its strategic position on the main route between Algoa Bay and the developing interior.

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Valley of Desolation

There’s no better place to see the drama of the landscape, to learn about its geological evolution or to view the amazing setting of the town, or to watch the sun rise or set over the Plains of Camdeboo than from these extraordinary cliffs and crags. You may also be lucky enough to see the resident pair of black eagles circling at sunset.

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