Stanford Hills Cottages
- Capacity: 21 people
Check-in: 14:00 to 23:00
- Address: Stanford Hills Estate, Stanford, 7210, Western Cape
- All ages welcome
- From R880 per night (sleeps 2)
Stanford Hills Cottages is situated on the historic Weltevrede Farm and offers comfortable self-catering accommodation within close proximity to the quaint village of Stanford, which is situated on the banks of the Klein River.
Accommodation is offered in 3 separate units comprising Brunia Cottage, Sylvia Cottage, The Homestead (Manor House). The historic laborers' cottages, Brunia and Sylvia, have been restored to offer comfort and self-contained convenience. Brunia Cottage and Sylvia Cottage are adjacent to one another, approximately a 5 minute walk from the admin office and restaurant. The original old farmhouse, the Homestead (Manor House), is steeped in history and is believed to have been built by Philippus de Bruyn, the founder of the village Stanford. Guests of the Homestead (Manor House) have access to a private swimming pool. Guests are welcome to explore the farm and enjoy the natural flora and fauna of the area.
The Tasting Room Restaurant is open 7 days a week. Breakfast is served from 08h30 to 11h00 and lunch is served from 12h00 to 16h00. Guests staying at Stanford Hills Cottages are welcome to a free tasting of the wines produced on Stanford Hills Estate. A renovated original farm cottage is the setting for the charming tasting and bar area, with views over a dam to the Stanford valley beyond. The 3 farm dams are fed by mountain streams and are fairly safe for swimming, one of the farm dams, located in front of the restaurant, has a rowing boat and canoe for guests to use at their own risk. Another farm dam is stocked with bass and guests are welcome to try their luck on a catch and release basis. Guests are required to bring their own fishing equipment. Horse riding is available on the farm and there are 2 hiking trails, one is 2 km and the other is 5 km. Children of all ages are welcome and there is a large playground with a swing, trampoline, and jungle gym located in front of the restaurant, as well as various toys. All facilities at Stanford Hills are pet-friendly.
- Stanford Hills Estate, Stanford, 7210, Western Cape
- Guests think Stanford Hills Cottages is in a very good location