About our Cottage
Our self-contained serviced cottage has its own private garden and outdoor furniture for dining and relaxing on the veranda, which overlooks the pool. Free, fast Wi-Fi and a flat-screen satellite DSTV with multiple channel selections are installed. A welcoming tropical fruit basket and there is a drinks tray with a selection of teas, coffee, and drinking water.
In the kitchen, there is a fridge, gas hob, microwave, double sink, crockery, cutlery, and cooking utensils. The bathroom has a lake view and instant rainforest-volume hot shower, and toiletries. African print bathrobes and a basket with additional towels for swimming are provided.
The bedroom has a double four-poster bed, individual reading lights, a ceiling fan, and a mosquito net. Easy seating, an office chair and desk with a reading light and bookcases furnish the living room which can be changed on request to a twin-bedded room with a table fan, reading light, and mosquito nets. A travel cot and high chair are avaialble.
The cottage veranda and private garden overlook the natural stone-lined swimming pool. The pool area and the large, mature garden has mixed tropical plantings attracting many varieties of birds and butterflies and offering several places to work, read and relax. The fruit trees, vegetable and herb garden provide fresh produce for our tasty home-cooked meals. Chickens are kept in a run next to the vegetable garden and produce delicious yellow-yolk eggs.
Guests may choose to be self-catering or to eat on the dining veranda in the main house. Self-catering guests in the cottage are welcome to have a buffet breakfast at a cost of $5 extra or a cooked breakfast at $10 extra per person. see the meals and drinks page for details. Breakfast, (either cold buffet or cooked), two-course lunch (either packed or eaten in-house), and the three-course dinner may be booked in advance on the meal booking form.
Our home-cooked menu caters for vegetarians, vegans, and guests who need a gluten-free or lactose-free diet. For other allergy or dietary requirements, please ask us. Our honesty bar in the main house has a choice of wines, beers, spirits, and soft drinks.
Our Africana library, book exchange (red bookshelf on the upstairs landing in the main house), and selection of board games are available for visitors to the cottage.
Please ask us for information about activities and places of interest so that you can plan your visit for maximum enjoyment.