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The Arbour Cottage

Entire chalet hosted by Pieter
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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This charming cottage is a unit in the fabulous Steynshoop Valley Lodge. It is situated close to the homestead, in a high position in the quadrangle, overlooking its garden.
The unit has its own full kitchen and well-equipped bathroom (bath, shower and two basins).
Sleeping area with queen-size double bed. Walled outside shower area.
Sitting/dining room, with flat-screen TV, DSTV and DVD player. Interesting Balinese furniture.
Patio sitting area, with garden table and chairs, Weber braai

Other things to note
Activities on the Steynshoop estate include:
Swimming (2 pools)
Volleyball
Badminton
Croquet
Tennis (all-weather flood-lit court)
Billiards (full-size table)
Braai and outside seating (gazebo) facilities
Walking & Hiking
On the adjoining Steynshoop Mountain Lodge, which is under the same ownership as Steynshoop Valley Lodge and is in a proclaimed nature reserve, full of indigenous forest, bush and extensive game, there are a variety of walks from 2-4 hours, including magnificent mountain hikes. The area includes thousands of natural protea trees.
By prior arrangement longer hikes with a guide provided by the Lodge may be made over the extensive adjoining properties owned by the Mountain Club of South Africa, which includes famous sites such as the Castle Gorge.
Wildlife
Steynshoop Mountain Lodge has extensive natural game including bushbuck, nyala, mountain reedbuck, baboons, monkeys, kudu, warthog and leopard.
Bird Watching
At Steynshoop Mountain Lodge there is prolific bird life - for example there are frequent sightings of Cape Vultures, of which there is a cliff-side nesting colony less than five kilometres from the lodge, and Black Eagles, with a nesting pair near the lodge.
This charming cottage is a unit in the fabulous Steynshoop Valley Lodge. It is situated close to the homestead, in a high position in the quadrangle, overlooking its garden.
The unit has its own full kitchen and well-equipped bathroom (bath, shower and two basins).
Sleeping area with queen-size double bed. Walled outside shower area.
Sitting/dining room, with flat-screen TV, DSTV and DVD player. Int…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Fire extinguisher
Smoke alarm
TV
Pool
Hangers
Essentials
Kitchen
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Location

Hekpoort, Gauteng, South Africa

The Lodge is situated in a world heritage site - the Cradle of Humankind, which has interesting facilities nearby, such as Maropeng and the Sterkfontein Caves. There are interesting wildlife centres such as an elephant sanctuary, the de wildt cheetah reserve and Askari game lodge (which has the big five).
The Magaliesberg Mountain Range offer superb scenery and hiking facilities, as well as hot air ballooning safaris.
The Lodge is situated in a world heritage site - the Cradle of Humankind, which has interesting facilities nearby, such as Maropeng and the Sterkfontein Caves. There are interesting wildlife centres such as an…

Hosted by Pieter

Joined in July 2016
  • 77 Reviews
  • Response rate: 100%
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Learn more
Smoke alarm