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Bald Ibis is ideally located within the Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate with one of the best views available in the entire estate.  Highland Gate is just two and a half hours from Johannesburg, nestled in the picturesque Steenkampsberg mountains near the popular fly-fishing village of Dullstroom.

Each bedroom has twin beds and, in two of the rooms, guests can elect to configure the beds as either twin beds or king beds.  In the other two rooms, the beds are always configured as twins.  Two of the en-suite bathrooms have baths and showers and two have showers only.  In addition, there is a large study with ample workspace as well as a queen-size sleeper couch (there is no en-suite bathroom for the study).

The kitchen is fully equipped with all appliances including a fridge-freezer, gas stove, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer, as well as all cutlery, crockery and cookware.  There is a Nespresso coffee machine (guests to supply their own coffee pods).

A large wood-burning fireplace in the living room keeps the house warm on cold Dullstroom nights and firewood is provided.  There is a separate indoor/outdoor braai area, suitable for use in all weather conditions, with a large dining table and a built-in braai.  Stacking doors open to the large, well-maintained garden.

The house has a full DStv package, uncapped Wi-Fi and there is an inverter, solar panels and battery backup.

Please note that golf bookings at the Ernie Els signature golf course are not included in the booking and guests are required to make arrangements with the pro shop directly.  The pro shop can be contacted at or 066 195 5316. 

Establishment Facilities:
* Large covered patio with dining table and built-in braai
* Stacking doors open from the patio to the garden
* Mountain views
* Inverter, solar panels and battery backup
* Off-street parking
* Garden
* Secure estate


Area Info:

The Highland Gate estate spans 700 hectares and is located only two and a half hours from Johannesburg, nestled in the Steenkampsberg mountain range near Dullstroom. Highland Gate is the perfect weekend retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. The focus is not only on the championship-level golf course but also the wealth of leisure activities the estate offers, including hiking trails, fly fishing, mountain biking, picnicking, swimming and bird watching to ensure the whole family is catered for in this rare and tranquil setting.


* Golf
* Hiking
* Birding
* Mountain biking
* Trout Fishing
* Tennis
* Padel (coming soon)

Rooms and Units Available:

Luxury Holiday Home with Mountain View
The luxury house can sleep 10 guests and has 4 en-suite twin bedrooms, a spacious open-plan dining and living area, a fully equipped kitchen and coffee bar, a study with sleeper couch, a guest toilet, and an enclosed patio with BBQ and stacker doors.
Sleeps 8 Adults and 2 children

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Parking (off-street - covered)
Hiking / Walking Trails
Tennis Court
No Pets Allowed
Mountain Biking

Cancellation Policy:

-  If cancelling 7 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the booking total.
-  If cancelling 14 days before arrival, forfeit 50% of the booking total.
-  If cancelling 21 days before arrival, forfeit 25% of the booking total.

Terms and Conditions

* Strictly no smoking indoors (including the patio).
* No loud noise or music permitted.
* No pets are allowed.
* Please report any breakages.


- Depart from O.R. Tambo International Airport: - Exit the airport on Voortrekker Road, turn right, and follow signs for the R21/Pretoria, continue for 550 m. - Merge onto R21, continue for 10.1 km. - Take exit 32 for R25 toward Bronkhorstspruit/M87/Tembisa/Johannesburg, continue for 850 m. - Turn left onto R25, continue for 5.6 km. - Continue straight to stay on R25, continue for 7.7 km. - Continue straight to stay on R25, continue for 3.6 km. - Turn left to stay on R25, continue for 3.0 km. - Continue straight to stay on R25, continue for 38.8 km. - Turn right to merge onto N4, continue for 900 m. - Merge onto N4, continue for 48.6 km. - Keep right to stay on N4, continue for 89.2 km. - Take the exit toward R33, continue for 450 m. - Take a slight left to merge onto R33. - Merge onto R33, continue for 2.8 km. - Turn right onto Steven Masango St, continue for 270 m. - Continue onto R540, continue for 30.8 km. - Turn right onto Kruisfontein Rd, continue for 13.7 km. - Turn right at the Highland Gate Estate security entrance. - Once through the gate, at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit, continue for 1.5 km. - Keep right, continue for 500 m. - Destination: Turn right to 856 Highland Gate Estate.

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Children Policy

Children aged between 0 and 18 pay 100% of the sliding scale rate.

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  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering
  • Malaria Area: No
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM