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About The Farside Farm

The Far Side Farm consists of self-catering and boutique bed and breakfast venues offering classic, upmarket and homely country accommodation, all with modern appointments and facilities, nestled in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Meander.

Spacious bedrooms, magnificently appointed with antique furnishings, ball and claw baths with Victorian-style brass fittings, quality linen, electric blankets, under floor heating and DStv.

One of the rooms, which also boast all the same furnishings, fittings and facilities - has a comfortable sleeper couch so that young children can be accommodated with parents.

The self-catering cottage has two caringly appointed bedrooms nestled on either side of a cosy open plan living area which opens onto a patio with magnificent views over an 11/2 hectare trout dam. These spacious, homely bedrooms are equipped with antique furnishings, quality linen, electric blankets and television.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 26
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 25 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

The FarSideFarm boasts a well-stocked and well-cared-for fly dam. Rod
fees apply - these are seasonally adjusted. You need to have your own
equipment. Fishing is barbless and on a Catch-and-Release basis only.
The Dam Cottage requires a minimum two night stay.

The Farside Farm Rooms

Reviews for The Farside Farm

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Roderic Lichkus
08 July 2018

The view from the cottage and the beautiful furniture.

Raymond Mashau
25 March 2018

God bless you, thanks for the hospitality

Helen Quayle
28 August 2017

We only spent the one night there, but felt right at home. The animals welcomed us as family and were an unexpected treat.

Wendy Peel, South Africa
05 January 2017

we had 5 wonderful days at the Dam Cottage at The Farside Farm. We found the cottage to be so much more than we expected and was well equipped and comfortable. We loved the quietness of its location and the stunning views. The cows were a wonderful addition - coming and eating the grass in front of our patio each evening. The cottage was perfect and beautifully decorated - did not want to leave! Wonderful staff too. The only down side was that the main bedroom had a double bed and my husband and I found it a little small - but that is really our problem, not the venues!! Will definitely...
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19 December 2016

Lovely place to stay with personalized service. Breakfast, service and accommodation was wonderful, and Graham, our host, was very welcoming and hospitable. Abel was amazing, and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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The Farside Farm is 8.3km from the centre of Nottingham Road , the nearest airport 122.1km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling