Blouhuis Farm Self Catering Cottage - Ladismith - Western Cape

Blouhuis Self Catering Cottage is approx 18 kms, off the R62 on the Riversdale/Ladismith  road (R323) approx 30kms from Ladismith (Western Cape) and 50kms from Riversdale.You can see us from the R323 as we are 300 metres off the road. We have a fully equipped self-catering cottage over looking our lucerne fields. The cottage, was the original farm house, is 160 years old, has been modernised, and is typical of Karoo homes in that era, with the attic space on top, which keeps the cottage very cool. We offer a very comfortable queen size bed in the bedroom and single bed in the living area, we can supply an extra bed if requested,(an extra charge for third and forth person) and all quality linen/towels are supplied. Tea, coffee and milk are supplied on arrival. Braai facilities are available, and we can organise braai packs if notified in advance. Blouhuis farm is a working farm with lucerne fields, quality Red Angus cattle, and Dorper sheep. Our farm is ideal for hikers, bird watchers (70 identified species) and those interested in the flora and fauna of the Klein Karoo. Blouhuis Farm has 360 hectares for you to enjoy with the Brand River running through our farm, in which you are welcome to swim. We also have an interesting cacti and succulent garden, some cacti being approximately 65 years old. The fruits when in season are pears, apricots, grapes, figs (3 varieties), pomegranates and prickly pears. Come and enjoy the perfectly wonderful starry Karoo evenings, experience the Klein Karoo at its best and get away from it all - to the peace and quite of our farm. Easily accessible from the farm for a days outing  is Stillbaai, Riversdale, Calitzdorp, Oudtshoorn, Ladismith, Barrydale, Seweweekspoort.

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Reviews

  • "Blouhuis farm"

    21 August 2015

    "Clean and comfortable, we enjoyed the peace and quiet and the walks and dogs."

    Gillian Woods, South Africa
  • "Blouhuis back to basics."

    05 January 2015

    "After a wonderful but hectic holiday all we needed was a place to rest overnight with silence, simplicity, friendly hosts and a bunch of farm dogs that made you feel instantly welcome. Birds, pepper trees, big hot bath and a working farm experience made it a great end to our annual leave. If you visit don't forget to take the dogs to the dam, that in itself is a joy to the heart. Most enjoyable."

    mary marshall, South Africa
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