from R 2,600 - 2,600
NB: Always check with the getaway about taking your pets, so make your intentions clear when you send an enquiry.
Stillewaters is a lovely, big main 1880 farmhouse on the working farm Stillewaters which is situated only 5 km from Richmond and the N1 out on the Graaff-Reinet road R388. This holiday home is the perfect stopover or getaway for weekends with families, friends, bird watchers, nature lovers, fans of country living, landscape photographers, writers or anyone seeking peace and quiet with a real Karoo farm experience! Guests are free to roam around the yard and the nearby grazing lands, river and dams. 4 x 4 Tracks, horse-riding and horse or donkey cart rides are available upon request.Catch a glimpse of a few black wildebeest, springbok and ostriches while you are out in the veld and have close encounters with Merino sheep, Nguni cattle, horses and donkeys. There is a spring water dam and a running river with spring water a few meters from the house and a rain water dam.<br /><br />The main farmhouse comfortably sleep 10 people. This spacious house can be booked for one group at a time upon prior request; alternatively the rooms are booked separately. Accommodation comprises of the En-suite room which has 1 double bed and 1 single bed. This room has its own en-suite bathroom with a shower and a bath. The Garden budget room has 1 double bed and 1 single bed. This room shares a separate bathroom with the Sunroom. The shared bathroom has a shower and a bath. The Sunroom has 1 double bed and 2 single beds. This room shares a separate bathroom with the Garden room and has a shower and a bath. <br /><br />The house is comfortably furnished, beds are made and towels are provided. All 3 bedrooms have access to the fully-equiped, large, communal, farm-style kitchen. There is also a communal dining area with an indoor braai and a communal sitting area with a fireplace. There is one separate outside braai area. Wood is sold at the Caltex garage in Richmond. There is also a large, grassy, enclosed courtyard adjacent to the kitchen.<br /><br />There is also a separate flatlet accommodating 4 people that has one bedroom with a double bed and a sitting area and one bedroom with either 2 single beds or a bunk bed. This unit has a kitchenette and separate bathroom with a shower.<br /><br />The Hunting Lodge is separate from the main farmhouse and accommodates 6 people. It is a spacious, self-catering unit with a breakfast bar, living area, private bathroom and fireplace. There is a large room with a double bed and 4 single beds. The kitchen has a fridge, stove and oven.<br /><br />Pets are welcome upon prior arrangement. Dogs must be on a leash when taken out of the yard. Trained pets are welcome to sleep inside on their own beds. <br /><br />Free Wi-Fi is available.<br /><br />Make Stillewaters your halfway stop or bring the whole family for the weekend!