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Far Away Place

10 reviews
Self Catering
  • Capacity: 11 people
  • Check-in: 13:00 to 19:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Old Currys Post Road, Whinstone Estate, Curry's Post, 3295, KwaZulu-Natal
  • All ages welcome
  • From R1 500 per night (for 2 people)

Description

Far Away Place is a self-catering establishment situated in the heart of the idyllic Midlands Meander and offers a view of the Karkloof Valley. The establishment is owned by a gay couple and the dams on the property are ideal for trout fishing. The 2 self-catering cottages are 80 m from the owners' main home, and are fairly private owing to some trees and garden shrubs between the main house and cottages.

Accommodation is offered in 2 self-catering cottages; Dashy Cottage and Nguni Cottage. Dashy Cottage can accommodate up to 5 guests and comprises 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom with a shower, toilet and basin, and an open-plan kitchen and living area. The main bedroom contains a queen-size bed and the second loft-style bedroom contains a double bed and a single bed. All beds are fitted with 100% cotton percale linen.

The kitchen is equipped for self-catering with a gas hob, a fridge-freezer, a convection microwave oven, a kettle and toaster, and cutlery and crockery. There is also a breakfast bar with stools. The lounge is furnished with a comfy lounge suite and a wall-mounted Smart TV with Netflix; there is no DStv or satellite dish but feel free to hook up any of your devices to the Smart TV. The living area opens up onto a lovely patio area which has an outdoor patio set & dining table. The cottage offers beautiful views and there are 2 dams on the property if one fancies fishing or a swim.

Nuguni Cottage offers beautiful views down the Karkloof Valley into the dairy fields and forest. This cottage can accommodate 6 guests and comprises 2 bedrooms and a loft bedroom. The main bedroom is situated downstairs and contains a queen-size bed and an en-suite bathroom with a shower. The second bedroom is upstairs and contains a queen-size bed and an en-suite toilet. The loft bedroom also contains a queen-size bed. All beds are fitted with Egyptian cotton linen.

The cottage also comprises an open-plan kitchen, lounge and dining room. The kitchen is equipped with a fridge, a gas hob, a convection microwave, and a kettle and toaster, as well as a breakfast bar. There is a fireplace in the lounge for those chilly winter evenings, as well as a wall-mounted TV with Netflix.

Your hosts - MARK & LEE are social people who love their friendly fur kids, of which there are 6. You will be welcomed by 5 dachshunds named Smooch, Chino, Wimpy, Peanut and Toffee, as well as Lady. Your hosts are both avid mountain bikers and are happy to advise on some of the mountain-bike routes in the neighboring forest. The cottage are located 5.4 km from Terbodore Coffee Roasters on Old Currys Post Road, and 16.2 km from Nottingham Road.

Features

Braai Area
Pets by Arrangement
Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Braai Area
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • No Smoking Indoors
  • Malaria Free
  • Pets by Arrangement
  • Self Catering
  • Serviced On Demand
  • Free Wifi
  • WiFi

Activities Onsite

  • Fly Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Trout Fishing
  • Bird Watching
  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking

Activities Nearby

  • Horse Riding
  • Fly Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Trout Fishing
  • Wine Tasting
  • Mountain Biking

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Parking Facilities

  • Behind Remote Gate

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Cash
  • Electronic Bank Transfer

Review Summary

4.9 out of 5from 10 reviews for Far Away Place
Cleanliness
4.9/5
Service
5.0/5
Location
5.0/5
Safety
4.9/5
Value for money
4.9/5

Location

  • Old Currys Post Road, Whinstone Estate, Curry's Post, 3295, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Guests think Far Away Place is in an excellent location
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  • Capacity: 11 people
  • Check-in: 13:00 to 19:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Old Currys Post Road, Whinstone Estate, Curry's Post, 3295, KwaZulu-Natal
  • All ages welcome
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