Immersed between the magestic eastern Free State mountains, nestles Affi Lande Boetiek Guest Farm
1740 m above sea level - a sandstone mountain retreat that is excitingly different.
Here, where peace prospers, you can experience a farmstay in the heart of the Brandwaterkom, hike to the historical Rebel memorial, enjoy the most spectacular sunsets on top of the mountain, picnic in a cave, and gaze at the stars.
Our beautiful 5 self catering chalets guarantee an excitingly different and elegant stay. There are 2 units that are not self catering but offers tea and coffee facilities and a luxurious home away from home experience. Each chalet is uniquely decorated in a different interior style with top of the range bedding and linen to ensure a good night’s rest under the bright stars.
Attention to detail is key and nothing has been spared to make your stay unforgettable.
Perfectly situated in the middle of the eastern Free State hype, Clarens is only 30 km away on the most scenic route, the Caledon border post to Lesotho only 10 km and Afriski Mountain Resort 80 km up the mountain. The quaint little Fouriesburg village is only 5 km from our doorstep with easy access to the main road.
We invite you to rediscover yourself, rest and relax.
Accommodation at Affi Lande Boetiek Guest Farm: Bloureen chalet (Sleep 6) Self catering
This beautiful sandstone chalet with it’s high pitched roof has unsurpassed views on the mountains. Decorated with flair, the interior is a blend of fine pieces mixed with an earthy rustic element. Attention to every detail, makes for an unforgettable stay. It is a self catering chalet with a fully equipped farm kitchen and open plan lounge that lead to the patio. The built in braai, table and chairs for dining by candle light and a comfortable couch ensure that great memories will be made on this patio. The two double bedrooms each has it’s own en suite bathroom. Bedroom one has a queen bed and there is a bath in the bathroom. Bedroom two has a queen bed plus 2 single beds and there is a shower in the en suite bathroom. Egyptian cotton linen, down duvets and fresh mountain air promise your best sleep ever. There is a Jetmaster in the lounge for the cold nights.
Magrietjie chalet (Sleep 5) Self catering
This beautiful sandstone chalet with it’s high pitched roof has unsurpassed views on the mountains and is adjacent to Bloureen. The soothing sound of the water fountain and abundant bird life will be your music. It is decorated in an unique style where interesting pieces marry the earthy rustic element. Attention to detail can be found everywhere. It is a self catering chalet with a fully equipped kitchen that leads to the patio which is like an extra room. There is a ball and claw lounge suite in front of the built-in braai that can also serve as a fireplace. The dining nook is cosy and has views on the beautiful gardens. The two double bedrooms each has it’s own en suite bathroom. Bedroom one has a queen bed and there is a bronze ball and claw bath in the bathroom. Bedroom two has a queen bed plus 1 three quarter bed and there is a shower in the en suite bathroom. Egyptian cotton linen, down duvets and fresh mountain air promise your best sleep ever.
Die Kliphuis chalet (Sleep 4) Self catering
The Kliphuis is a stone and thatch two storey cottage that reminds of a French chateux. It is adjacent to Strandloper but is very private with it’s own garden and mountain views. Decorated with flair the interior is a blend of fine pieces mixed with an earthy rustic element. The smallets attention to detail can be seen eveywhere. It is a self catering cottage with a fully equipped quint farmstyle kitchen that leads to the patio. The patio is the show stopper with a built-in sandstone braai and fireplace. There are two comfortable lounge chairs in front of the fireplace and the large built-in daybeds ensure for a relaxing experience. The bedroom has a queen bed with state of the art block out curtains and the ‘piece de resistance’ spiral staircase leads to the open plan loft where there are two single beds. The separate bathroom with a view on Visierskerf has a double volume shower. Egyptian cotton linen, down duvets and the brightest stars delivering the promise of the best sleep ever.
Strandloper chalet (sleep 4) Self catering
This unique two storey stone and thatch chalet reminds of a West coast cottage, complete with it’s own white sand, cocktail boat and private beach! Barefoot luxury living. The white and Greek blue theme is an oasis in the middle of the Free state. Decorated in a dominant nautical West coast style with blue, white and splashes of red, attention to the finest detail has not been spared. This self catering chalet has a huge, fully equipped kitchen with a large gas stove and oven. The open plan lounge also features a sleeper coach and leads to the patio with a built-in braai and dining nook. Take off your shoes and step onto the soft, white sand of your private beach and private garden with views of the mountains and Sussex cows in the fields. Egyptian cotton linen, down duvets, the brightest stars and the sound of the farm promise your best sleep ever.
Morung glamcamp (sleep 2) Self catering
Morung is the Sotho word for “in the bush”. Nestled amongst indigenous bush, lies a secluded and serene little piece of heaven at the foot of the mountain where you will become one with nature. It is off the grid with no electricity but with luxurious touches such as a quality queen bed with Egyptian cotton linen and a down duvet. Attention to detail and stylish elements mixed with the rustic, makes this little retreat heaven. There is a "donkey" system that burns with wood to provide hot water for the rain forest shower. The chalet is a log cabin with rolled up canvas windows. Blinds, lamps, fairy lights and elegant décor elements set the mood. The quint little queen anne antrasite stove provides heat and atmosphere. It is self catering and the open air kitchen with 2 plate gas stove is equipped with crockery, cutlery and everything that is needed for a bush stay, but no fridge. We provide a large coolbox. There is a fire pit and braai area for a braai under the stars. The bathroom is an open air shower and there is a separate log cabin toilet with basin. The garden is a backdrop for a fairy tale movie. Ponds, pathways, secret corners, benches and hammocks are your very private playground. Abundant bird life, the bush, mountain and bright stars make this the stay of a life time.
Die Studio (sleep 2) Room with en-suite bathroom
The Studio is a non self catering unit and is attached to the main building but has it`s own private entrance and quiant enclosed French patio with table and chairs. This stylish and elegantly decorated Studio features a chaise lounge and state of the art block out curtains. Attention to the finest detail are everywhere. There is a queen bed in the bedroom and the en suite bathroom features a beautiful ball and claw bath. This room has coffee and tea facilities.
Die Hartbeeshuisie (sleep 2) Room with en suite bathroom
The Hartbeeshuisie used to be the old “dairy room” and is a sandstone and thatch loose standing chalet. It is not self catering but has a large enclosed private garden with table and 2 chairs, hammock and bench. Rustic elements combined with creative style makes this an unique little cottage. The open plan bedroom features a canopy king bed with Egyptian cotton linen and a down duvet with soft finishings. The bathroom has a shower. There is coffee/tea facilities and a bar fridge.
Facilities & Services:
- Children under 12 years
- Honeymoon Couples
- Self-Braai / Barbecue
- Fireplace on the Premises
- Parking (off-street - open)
- Tswana / Sotho
- Hiking / Walking Trails
Affi Lande Boetiek Guest Farm Activities: Amenities:
Beautiful well kept gardens with prize winning roses and lavender all around. Interesting corners, seating areas, a day bed under the shady trees and a trickling featured water fountain.
Stone lapa and boma with fire pit, tables and chairs for 30 people for group special occations.
Bush church with seating for 100 under 100 year oak trees trees.
Rebel memorial of two rebels that where shot in 1914 on the farm.
Activities on the farm:
Hiking trails on the farm. Can hike to the breathtaking water tunnels and the overnight hut further away.
Mountain bike trail on the farm.
Spa treatments can be arranged on request.
Bird watching. A Secretary bird pair is home to Affi Lande.
Picnic on top of the mountain can be arranged on request.
- Destiny's castle en route to Caledon border post
- Mafube farm to see dinasaur footprints on R711 towards Clarens
- Rose house- The Rose bud restaurant and winery (On Clarens road, just 8 km outside Fouriesburg) See wineyards in the Free State and taste their wine
- Hiking trail (most scenic ever!) 5 km away in Meiringskloof Fouriesburg.
- Cheetah lion and cheetah farm on R26 towards Bethlehem
- Clarens extreme adventure in Clarens for Putt putt, zipline, quad bikes, white water rafting
- Clarens beer brewery
- AfriSki in Lesotho 80 km from here
- Lesotho-Maliba 5* resort. (40 km away) Most scenic and beautiful road. Enjoy lunch on a deck overlooking mountains with a breathtaking view. Spoil yourself to a decadent spa treatment in the most beautiful surroundings. Swim in the natural rock pool
- Katse dam in Lesotho
- Golden gate national park (50 km from here)
- Ficksburg: Chocolate deli and restaurant at The Blik plek
- Clocolan: (The Cabin) for stunning food and handmade gifts - 80 km away
- Clocolan: Constantia farmstall just before The Cabin. Most beautiful gifts
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