Set on 650 ha wine, fruit and olive estate, Canetsfontein ( our Cottage offers a holiday retreat in a very quite and beautiful surrounding. Undisturbed by neighbours and in the middle of lush, green and rugged wineland, fynbos and forest areas, yet only 10 mintes away from Wellington and 60 minutes from Cape Town.
The Cottage is surrounded by park, lawn and vinyards. Our lake (very clean stream water) is just 100m away and can be used for swimming and fishing.
The swimming pool (rim-flow 14 x 5 meter and entertainment area of the main house is rented out together with the cottage and for exclusive use of the Cottage's guests (the main house is not occupied when the cottage is rented out).
The Cottage was fully refurbished until Jan 2018 and offers unpretentious and tasteful accomodation.
The Cottage has the following rooms:
Room 1: Kingsize bed
Room 2: Kingsize bed
Room 3: 4 bunks beds
Open living /dining room
Total ground floor space is app. 120sqm.
Trampoline (6x4m up to 130 KG)
Full breakfast (including special orders)
Housekeeping and cleaning
At extra costs:
Delievery or collection of bikes
Cooking of lunch or diner
Babysitting, child care
Hiking or MTB guide
Mountain Biking: We have hosted 1 stage of the Cape Epic Mountain Bike Race 5 times and offer trails for intermediate and expert riders with many single trails on 1.500m of ascent). Bike rentals can be arranged. Renowned Trails: Full Monty 1,2,3; Aap Duez (Strava Segment); Route 66; Point Break; Rodeo; Cool Runnings. Exclusive rides can be arranged.
Hiking and climbing: Our property includes the summit of the Seven Sisters Mountains and Obikwa, 1.430 and 1.250 m of altitude, which offer a view beyond Cape Town to Cape Point. Hikes from easy to very difficult.
Wine tastings in our small cellar.
Swimming and fishing in lake.
Wild life watching: On our property we regulary encounter the following animals: Leopard, Lynx, Klipspringer, Steenbok, Duiker, Baboons, Procupine, Wild Boar, Aardvard, Eagle, Buzzard, Owl etc.
Horse riding: Rides for beginners, lessons, jumping parcours and outrides, can be arranged on neighboring farm.