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About Zandrivier Working Farm

Zandrivier Working Farm situated in the heart of the Karoo and is the highest farm in the Western Cape, only 65 km from Laingsburg and 50 km from Ladismith. This farm offers quiet private accommodation in a beautiful setting nestled between the Klein Swartberg and Elandberg.

Zandriver has three separate private cottages surrounded by the Swartberg and Elandsberg mountains and offers the opportunity of either getting away from it all, or being part of farm life. Children are encouraged to interact with our animals, perhaps milk a cow, feed the chickens, ducks and donkeys or enjoy the lambs and calves that are close to the main house.

The farm offers a relaxing environment and being about 1200 m above sea level, it enjoys snowfall during most winters. All cottages are fitted with fireplace. Guests can enjoy the walking trails on the farm and feel free to bring mountain bikes. Zandrivier is a sheep farm with some Nguni cattle.

The farm has easy access to the Seweweekspoort Piek - the highest point above sea level in the Western Cape. There are two kloofs with rock pools than can be explored by the more adventurous guests.

Electricity is provided and there is cell phone reception but no MTN network.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 13
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 7 Reviews

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Parking on Premises
  • 220 Volt
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Double bed
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Kids Stay Free
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
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Availability and pricing

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  • Ben's Cottage Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering This romantic cottage sleeps two people in a double bed and has a large en-suite bathroom with a large romantic bath... see more Features:  King beds, Bath only, En-suite, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio see more King beds, Bath only, En-suite, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Garden views, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection
    from $53 Room rate
    • Adults
      • Bergzight Cottage Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering This cottage consists of two bedrooms and is fully self-catering. There is a main bedroom with a double bed and a second... see more Features:  Double beds, Shower only, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Self-catering see more Double beds, Shower only, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Self-catering, Separate toilet, Sleeper couch, Single beds, Garden views, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection
        from $70 Room rate
        • Adults
          • Stone Cottage Sleeps 7 Includes: Self-catering Zandrivier Farm - Stone Cottage is located in the heart of the Karoo, 65 km from Laingsburg, and is easily accessible... see more Features:  King beds, Shower only, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Self-catering see more King beds, Shower only, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Tea and Coffee Facilities
            from $70 For 2 guests
            • Adults

              Reviews for Zandrivier Working Farm

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              Martie Coleske
              19 March 2021

              Baie dankie vir jou gasvryheid, Ben ! Ons het baie lekker gebly. Ben's Cottage is lieflik ruim, netjies en goed toegerus met 'n pragtige uitsig. Sanna se tuisgebakte brood,plaasbotter en konfyt was heerlik!! Ons sal beslis weer hier kom kuier!

              Peter Raap
              03 December 2020

              Loved rustic, rural peaceful farm environment. All farm animals doing what they do! Cottage is a delight. All necessary amenities. Very big bed, modern bathroom with an enormous bath. The luxury can only be enhanced by a walk in shower. Dankie Ben en Jolene.

              Neil Clarke
              23 February 2018

              Lacking care, no hot water, tables and chairs dirty and unkept. No shower. Avoid if possible.

              Christo Klopper
              02 May 2017

              Very nice place. Friendly people. Great Farm Feeling.

              David Morris, South Africa
              18 January 2016

              We stayed for one night at Ben's Bergzicht Cottage (more a small farmhouse) which was delightfully furnished and cool in the terrible prevailing heat.The outdoor area was our favourite, shady and with views across the valley, an excellent braai plek and every conceivable facility to make long Karoo evenings perfect (right down to citronella oil burners to repel goggas).The kitchen was well fitted and kitted, the bedrooms clean and comfy, visits from the various dogs welcome and two lambs bleating a reminder of what is really important in our quotidian lives.Well recommended, dankie Ben!
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              Zandrivier Working Farm is 11.7km from the centre of Seweweekspoort , the nearest airport 139km (George Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling