|Spookfontein – a wine and olive farm situated in the Hemel and Aarde valley – is home to an unbelievable selection of birdlife ranging from the gracious blue cranes to buzzards, owls and hoopoes. The farm has more than 100 hectares of fynbos stretching up the mountainside to border Hermanus’s Fernkloof nature reserve at its highest point.
||Spookfontein is a wonderful getaway offering the tranquility of huge expanses of fynbos and mountain walks and yet providing many activities for adults and children and accessibility to the Hemel and Aarde wine route and nearby Hermanus beaches.
Spookfontein offers two picturesque self-catering cottages. Fresh crisp white linen, airy cupboards and spacious rooms provide for an easy and relaxing city get-away. The cottages are only 15 minutes by car from Hermanus' bustle and both are family friendly. A baby cot is available at request and little ones can safely play in and around the cottages.
Blue Crane Cottage is a real charmer with its high reed ceilings, large stone fireplace and magnificent views. Nestled between vineyard and mountain, visitors can relax with simple country décor, a well-stocked practical kitchen and two bathrooms. All rooms spill onto the patio via French Doors, allowing a soft sea breeze and vistas from every corner. Although there is no allocated parking spot, visitors can simply park next to the cottage with easy access through the kitchen or via the patio.
|Sunbird Cottage - surrounded by vineyard and valley - offer visitors a sizeable covered patio and plenty of moving space. In true country fashion, visitors can enjoy a barbeque at the back door with its built in braai or entertain and unwind on the front patio leading to living areas and bedrooms. Plain décor, and fuss-free furniture makes this cottage family friendly with a small fireplace to keep the chill at bay and a large fridge for stocking up comfortably. Visitors can park in the undercover parking bay; a second vehicle can park under nearby trees.
- Sleeps 4 people (2 double an-suite bedrooms)
- Minimum 2 guests @ R440 pppn (Price valid from Jan 2018 - Dec 2018)
- Children under 12 @R220 pppn (Price valid from Jan 2018 - Dec 2018)
- Minimum stay for 2 nights – surcharge of R 100 pp for 1 night stay
- Linen & towels provided
- Fully equipped kitchen, open plan dining, living with veranda
- Bathroom with bath & shower
- Bathroom with bath
- Braai facilities
- No TV
- No Microwave
- Electricity & gas
- Initial crate of firewood provided, extra at R45 per crate/bag
|Take the Hermanus turnoff from the N2, turn left just before Hermanus at the R 320
and travel 11.1km where you will see the stone farm gateposts on your right.
Driving time from Cape Town is approximately one hour 15 minutes.
Rates: are from R 440 per person per night with reduced rates for children