is a four star Bed and Breakfast which also offers self-catering accommodation. Waterford Manor is situated on a 10-hectare property on the Mooi River, just outside the small village of Rosetta, in the picturesque and serene KwaZulu Natal Midlands. We are 8kms from Nottingham Road and 12 kms from Mooi River.
We have 700 metres of Mooi River frontage with many idyllic spots for fly fishing and picnicking. The property has indigenous forest, with magnificent trees and abundant wildlife species, and walking trails for the enjoyment of guests. There is a swimming pool with a wooden deck and braai lapa overlook the river, which is available for guest use and comfort.
Our B&B suites are the most luxurious units, so if you are looking for a special weekend away, these are highly recommended. Our self-catering units are slightly more basic, but very comfortable. All units have DSTV, heaters, electric blankets and their own entrance.
There are abundant wildlife species, which move freely through all the properties in the region, so be on the lookout for buck, mongoose, porcupines, jackal and otters. The bird life is also prolific - we have a couple of resident Paradise Flycatchers and have frequent visits from the Brown Eagle as well as the Hammerkop. We also have a pair of resident Gymnogenys.
Accommodation at Waterford Manor:
Protea is our very best suite and is recommended for special occasions or if you would like to treat yourself. Protea is attached to the main house with its own private entrance. It has a four poster king size bed, with en-suite bathroom which consists of a large bath and large shower. There is a kettle and bar fridge. The Protea Suite has stunning views of the river and country side.
Tamarind B&B suite is one of our premium suites and is attached to the main house with its own private entrance. It has a queen size bed, walk-in closet, large bathroom with bath, shower head and hand-held shower. There are beautiful views of the garden, pool and river from the quart yard. A kettle is provided. DSTV (bouquet) incl. Our B&B units are our most luxurious units, so if you are looking for a special weekend away, these are highly recommended.
Hibiscus is our smallest B&B cottage and consists of a bedroom with double, four-poster bed and small, modern bathroom with shower. A kettle is provided. There is DSTV (bouquet) and wall-mounted heaters. Hibiscus has its own paved garden patio.
Jasmine is a thatched cottage, which has two bedrooms, bathroom (with bath and shower head) and separate toilet. The main bedroom has a king-size bed and the second bedroom has two 3/4 beds. This is our most luxurious family cottage. A fridge, kettle and microwave are provided. There is DSTV (bouquet), under floor heating and beautiful views from the main bedroom and quart yard.
Jujube is a thatched cottage and has a double four-poster bed and a separate bathroom with bath and hand held shower. The lounge area, kitchen and bedroom are open plan. There is a kettle, fridge, microwave, mini stove and oven unit and a small kettle braai provided. The self-catering units are more basic but very comfortable. There is an electric blanket and heaters .This cottage is the closest to the road and parking so is not recommended for light sleepers or those seeking a private weekend away.
Lavender is an open planned cottage which has one bedroom (with queen-size bed) en-suite bathroom (with bath & shower head) There is a fireplace, electric blanket and heaters. The kitchen has a kettle, fridge, microwave, mini stove and oven unit. There is DSTV (bouquet). Lavender has a paved, covered patio and a braai. The self-catering units are more basic but very comfortable.
Sunflower cottage has two bedrooms. The main bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom
has two single beds. There is a bathroom (with bath), kitchen, open-plan lounge with fireplace, DSTV
(bouquet) & braai area. The kitchen has a kettle, fridge, microwave, mini stove and oven unit. Electric
blanket and heaters are provided. The self-catering units are more basic but very comfortable.
We were made very welcome by the house-sitters and thought the room was very well appointed. The breakfast was excellent and the walks on the property were enjoyable. It was just a shame that we could not do our walk at Kamberg but that gave us more time to enjoy the facilities at the Mansion. Having Wi-Fi and DSTV were great advantages as our main trip had fallen through!!! Will look to come again to the self catering side and bring other guests.
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