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About Skaapwagtersrus

About Skaapwagtersrus

Skaapwagtersrus is situated on the popular R62 on Al Bustan farm, four and a half kilometers from the town of Barrydale heading towards Montagu, in the Little Karoo. Perched on a hill, it is easily accessible by car and overlooks our olive groves and the neighbouring farm. According to the locals this cottage originally served as accommodation for sheep and goat herders, dating back to roughly 100 years. The cottage is restored in such a way that it retains its former character, with facilities that are simple yet functional.There is no electricity, so lighting is pro

 Sleeps 2
Check-in: 1:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Reviews: 35 reviews
 Minimum stay: 2 Days

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R520 per night with a minimum stay of two nights.

Guest Reviews

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johan zanoli
October 2020
Definition of rustic....
martin & erika janutsch
October 2020
We loved the coziness of the cottage. Unfortunately our weekend was overshadowed by really bad weather with rain-storms almost through-out our 3-night stay and cold temperatures. But the wood-fired stove was a great asset during this time. In bad weather the cottage inside is very dark with the door being closed as windows are small. On our departure day we had great weather and with the door... Read more
eric potgieter
March 2020
A place to go and relax.
anneke brandt
October 2019
Truly a stay that was food for the soul! The cottage was equipped with everything that would be needed. Loved everything about it. From the initial booking, Wayne was very contactable and on arrival very welcoming. Close enough to Barrydale for a wander around if you can drag yourself away from the total peacefulness the setting of the cottage provided. Bonus...Wayne's olives! We highly recommend... Read more
barry de villiers
October 2019
I stayed in the cottage for 4 nights, and it was exactly what I was looking for. Quiet and peaceful, the perfect place to get away from it all. But very close to Barrydale, if you need entertainment or supplies. The cottage has a rustic charm, with no electricity. The inquisitive lizards on the stoep are entertaining to watch... and the geckos at night are welcome guests. If I can make one suggest... Read more


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
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Skaapwagtersrus location

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Skaapwagtersrus is 6.3km from the centre of Barrydale , the nearest airport 191.2km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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