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Merino Cottage

5 reviews
Self Catering
  • Capacity: 4 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 19:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Appeldoorn Road, Tuin Farm, Philippolis, 9970, Free State
  • All ages welcome
  • From R2 400 per night (for 4 people)


The Merino Cottage is located on a sheep farm in the Philippolis district and offers quality accommodation for a small family or group of friends. The cottage boasts a large patio with breathtaking views of the fields and hills.

The cottage comprises 2 bedrooms, an open-plan kitchen, a sitting and dining area and 2 bathrooms.

The stylish bedrooms each have their own private entrance. The first bedroom has a double bed with an en-suite bathroom fitted with a bath and a shower and the second bedroom has 2 single beds with an en-suite bathroom with a shower only. There is complimentary Wi-Fi for guests' use during their stay.

The kitchen has a fridge, 2-plate gas stove, microwave, kettle, toaster, cutlery and is equipped for basic self-catering.

The large patio has a built-in braai with complimentary wood is provided. There is also a boma a few metres from the cottage, which is ideal for sundowners and star-gazing. Complimentary tea, coffee and rusks are provided and the cottage is serviced daily.

Enjoy long walks on the farm, let the children explore and play freely, and mountain bikers can take to the beautiful trails. Things to do in the district include Laurens van der Post Memorial Garden, Jobhuis Art Gallery, Otterskloof Nature Reserve and Tiger Canyon. The cottage is easily accessible from the road between Philippolis and Colesberg and is a very popular overnight stop for people travelling between Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Breakfast and dinner are available on request only.

Sleeping Arrangements

A booking at Merino Cottage includes:

Double Bed
Bedroom 1
Sleeps 2 people
1 xDouble Bed
Single Bed / Three-Quarter Bed
Bedroom 2
Sleeps 2 people
2 xSingle Bed / Three-Quarter Bed


Braai Area
Secure Parking
Free Wifi


  • Braai Area
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • No Smoking Indoors
  • Malaria Free
  • Self Catering
  • Serviced Daily
  • Serviced On Demand
  • Free Wifi
  • WiFi

Activities Onsite

  • Bird Watching
  • Cycling

Activities Nearby

  • Fishing
  • Game Drives
  • Mountain Biking

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Meal Types Offered

  • Dinner By Arrangement
  • Meals By Arrangement

Conferencing Facilities

  • Air Conditioned

Parking Facilities

  • Secure Parking

Payments Accepted Onsite

  • Cash
  • Electronic Bank Transfer

Review Summary

4.8 out of 5from 5 reviews for Merino Cottage
Value for money


  • Appeldoorn Road, Tuin Farm, Philippolis, 9970, Free State
  • Guests think Merino Cottage is in an excellent location
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  • Capacity: 4 people
  • Check-in: 14:00 to 19:00
    Check-out: 10:00
  • Address: Appeldoorn Road, Tuin Farm, Philippolis, 9970, Free State
  • All ages welcome
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