Sunbird Cottage - Relaxed Farm Getaway


Entire cottage hosted by Sylvie

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 3 beds
  4. 1 bath
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Sunbird Cottage is on a working farm 30km from Volksrust and Wakkerstroom Wetlands, it is a place to come and relax and recharge, there is great birding, walking, mountain biking and bass fishing on site, there are also kayaks for the dams. The cottage overlooks a gorge that goes down to the Slang River with an indigenous forest and has great views over the valley towards Amajuba Mountain and Battlefields for those interested in history.

The space
The cottage is built along a gorge overlooking an indigenous forest with a deck. There are 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed which leads onto the deck and the second has two single beds, the bathroom is in between the two bedrooms and has a shower and bath which faces the forest. The Kitchen and Lounge are open plan and there is a table on the deck and there is a hammock for the deck. The cottage is fully equipped and there is a wood burning stove in the lounge and firewood is on site for the fireplace and weber, we do not supply charcoal. There will be a liter of fresh farm milk, farm eggs & jam in the kitchen as a welcome. There is also a bookcase with a selection of books and games.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

What this place offers

Mountain view
Valley view
Lake access
Free parking on premises
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
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Where you’ll be

Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga, South Africa

We are situated on a large farm so your neighbours are farm animals, wildlife and lots and lots of birds. We also have 6 dogs so we do not allow pets as we do not want any altercations.

Hosted by Sylvie

  1. Joined in November 2016
  • 74 Reviews
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  • Superhost
Farmer who loves growing veggies and flowers, preserving is a passion & I fish and pull weeds to relax.

During your stay

95% of the time there is always someone on site and we will inform you if we are not here as we are a working farm. We are available if you have any problems or questions. Kids are welcome to help on the farm and collect eggs or explore the extensive veggie gardens.
95% of the time there is always someone on site and we will inform you if we are not here as we are a working farm. We are available if you have any problems or questions. Kids a…

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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No smoke alarm
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection

Cancellation policy