The Donkey Dairy Kothuis - Plaaswerf Verblyf
- Capacity: 4 people
Check-in: 14:00 to 19:00
- Address: Off HD 23, Boschfontein Farm, Maanhaarrand, 0346, North West
- No children under 2
- From R790 per night (sleeps 4)
Situated on the slopes of the majestic Magliesberg, The one-of-a-kind Donkey Dairy Kothuis - Plaaswerf Verblyf offers comfortably furnished self-catering accommodation for 2 adults and 2 children on a working donkey farm, only 16 km from Hekpoort and the town of Magaliesburg.
The farm is home to alpacas, miniature donkeys, horses, chickens, rabbits, chinchillas, goats and cows, and the accommodation is offered in a cottage located separate but near the main house.
Ideal for 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children (15 years and younger), the cottage has a private entrance, and comprises 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and a kitchenette. The bedroom is furnished with a double bed (for 2 adults), as well as a sleeper couch for 2 children, and has a large walk-in closet. A TV with an HDMI cable, as well as a Mini Displayport to HDMI cable, and Wi-Fi access is available in the cottage but DStv and Netflix are unfortunately not available.
The bathroom is fitted with a shower, and a toilet, and for convenience, linen, bath towels, toilet paper and a bar of natural, donkey-milk soap are provided. Guests please need to bring their own swimming towels.
The kitchenette is equipped with a 2-plate stove and oven, a microwave, a bar fridge-freezer, pots and pans, cutlery and crockery, tea- and coffee-making facilities, as well as an iron and ironing board. Complimentary coffee, tea, milk and home-baked rusks will be available upon arrival.
The cottage opens onto a verandah with a dining table, and outdoor braai and boma area with hammocks for guests who want to enjoy the starry sky, and a small private pool to cool down in. Covered parking is provided, and a small chicken coop next to the cottage, offers guests the opportunity to fetch fresh eggs for the morning’s breakfast.
Firewood and firelighters can be bought at an additional cost.
The Mini Farm Stable offers guests soft drinks, sweets, homemade jams and rusks, as well as the well-known Donkey Dairy products such as milk, soap and face creams. For travelling farmers with animals in transit, safe accommodation for animals can be provided, as well as bales of grass at an additional cost.
Guests will have full access to the 35-hectare farm, and are welcome to interact with the farm animals, participate in farm duties such as feeding the baby goats. The farm offers a family-friendly hiking trail, Brayer's Eye, with the mountain donkeys and is 2 km long. Picnic blankets and backpacks for the hiking trail will also be provided. For romantic couples, a hike to Long Ears Lookout, will offer a lovely view of the Magaliesberg plains while enjoying a glass of sunset wine.
A booking at The Donkey Dairy Kothuis - Plaaswerf Verblyf includes:
- Swimming Pool
- Braai Area
- Kitchen Facilities
- No Smoking Indoors
- Malaria Free
- Self Catering
- Serviced Daily
- Free Wifi
- Bird Watching
- Horse Riding
- Big Five
- Bird Watching
- Wine Tasting
- Game Drives
- Game Viewing
- Guided Walk
- Mountain Biking
Meal Types Offered
- Meals By Arrangement
- Secure Parking
- Behind Remote Gate
- Covered Parking
Payments Accepted Onsite
- Electronic Bank Transfer
- Off HD 23, Boschfontein Farm, Maanhaarrand, 0346, North West
- Guests think The Donkey Dairy Kothuis - Plaaswerf Verblyf is in a very good location