The cottage is set in the mountains of the Southern Drakensberg. It is a four bedroom cottage consisting of the following;
Master Bedroom: Double bed & En-suite bath
Second Bedroom: Twin beds pushed together
Third Bedroom: Two Beds pushed together
Fourth Bedroom: Two bunk beds or Twin beds.
Two bathrooms, one with a bath and one with a shower. Outdoor shower with magnificent mountain views. Bedding and towels are provided but are not changed daily. If you are staying for a week or longer the bedding and towels will be changed.
The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen, dining room and lounge with a TV and fire place. The TV only has SABC 1, 2, 3 & ETV. There is a large covered veranda with hammocks and chairs and beautiful views for tranquil afternoons or morning coffee.
Elizabeth, our housekeeper, will be there to greet you as you arrive and help you with your luggage. If it is cold there will be a fire lit and the kettle on the boil. Elizabeth bakes scones and pancakes which you can request from breakfast. Or if you would like, you can bring eggs and bacon and ask her to cook that for you. Please take milk and eggs is you would like scones and pancakes, all the dry ingredients will be there. Elizabeth comes in, in the morning and early evening to straighten up and set the table for dinner.
There is a small shop about 1km down the road and the Drakensberg Gardens Hotel about 2km in the opposite direction. The hotel offers a wide range of amenities such as golf, horse riding, putt putt, walking trails, a playground and a pool. There is also a restaurant and pub here.
We hope you enjoy your stay!!
Driving from Durban:
Travel on the N2 past Pietermaritzburg.
Take the Howick turn off (Exit 99)
Turn left at the turnoff and travel straight along this road for approximately 100km until you reach Underberg
Travel straight through Underberg and about 4km past.
You will reach a bridge, turn right before the bridge.
Carry on along this road for approximately 40kms.
You will pass a shop on you right called Elands Rest, carry on straight for approximately 500m.
You will see a dirt road on your left and a bunch of signs. (Our sign is not there) Turn right here.
Travel approximately 1km along the dirt road. You will travel up a small hill and as you start to go down the hill you will see our cottage on your left.
Our sign is on the gate.