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Set on route to the Cango Caves, in the picturesque Schoemanshoek Valley (14 kilometers from Oudtshoorn), Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages is an intimate guesthouse experience. It offers 6 en suite bedrooms (renovated in 2008) in the original Farmhouse and 6 self catering cottages (2 renovated and 4 newly built in 2007 and 2008). The restaurant offers breakfast & dinners reservations only. The beautiful lush gardens have 2 swimming pools and Berluda is furthermore surrounded by ostriches and apricot orchards, as well as our famous Karoo veld, where long hikes can be undertaken to enjoy the special indigenous vegetation.

Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages is well known for its authentic South African farm hospitality and traditional South African cuisine. Owner, Piet Schoeman, runs one of the largest working ostrich farms in the area, and was elected the Western Capes Young Farmer of the year 2006. His wife Laura gives a tour in English, Afrikaans, German and/or Dutch. This is an experience which is not to be missed.

If you are looking for peace and quite in a beautiful country setting, with fine touches in hospitality, you need to look no further - be our guest at Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages! We will do our utmost to assure the best possible experience in personal service and sincere South African farm hospitality.

Private Lounge and Reading Room
The lounge in the farmhouse is beautifully decorated with antiques and the air-conditioning provides a cool escape from the hot summer days. DSTV is available in the lounge. If you do not want an update on the latest news, you can just relax and indulge yourself on some of the informative books on the coffee table. Or sit on the patio, breathing in the Karoo air while listening to the birds in the garden.

Dining Room
In 2007, the old tobacco barn next to the farmhouse, was beautifully renovated and upgraded into a spacious and cosy dining room. With reed ceilings, large Oregon and stained glass chandeliers and bold ostrich leather pieces, this barn provides the perfect background for intimate weddings or parties. Dining at Berluda is a taste adventure you will never forget. Try our local Karoo lamb or ostrich delicacies, and some award-winning local wines and sweet wines. During the hot summer months, guests can enjoy Rosie`s sumptuous breakfast on the patio. On chilly winter evenings, the huge fireplace attracts people to enjoy a glass of local wine after of before dinner. The dining room also offers a private book collection with informative books on the area, as well as DSTV, Wifi, and a small boutique with quality ostrich leather handbags, wallets and belts.

Services at Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages:
* Departure time is 10h00
* We have a same day Laundry service
* Secure parking is available on the premises
* Swimming pool towels are available to our guests
* Bookings are essential and need to be made before noon
* Smoking is restricted to the patio or garden areas only
* Breakfast is served daily between 07h00 and 09h00 in the dining room
* An Honesty Bar is located on the patio and guests are welcome to partake at their leisure
* Dinner is available on request from Mondays to Saturdays (four course meal)

Activities:

Join Leon on a tour of one of the biggest ostrich farms, and learn more about the unique products of this big bird such as the leather, feathers and healthy meat. A visit to the hatchery completes this unforgettable experience.

Our tours offer an animal-friendly alternative, with no riding of ostriches. One of the highlights when visiting Berluda is the introduction of our Meerkat Family!

Join us on an early morning drive down to their burrows. Your guide will introduce you to the daily lives of these cute creatures. Wait patiently with a cup of coffee/tea in the hand, as they start to appear in the early morning to start their day. A once in a lifetime experience, only possible in the Little Karoo.

Rooms and Units Available:

Buffelsdrift Log Cabin
Set 9 km from the main lodge, this rustic cabin offers nature lovers the perfect getaway. Enjoy panoramic views of the Swartberg Mountains while sitting on the porch. Self-catering cabin offers rustic yet elegant interior. Sleeps 8 comfortably.
Sleeps 6 Adults and 2 children

Family Cottage

Luxury family cottage with 2 bedrooms and one bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, and patio with BBQ facilities.

Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 4 Adults and 1 child

Family Cottage 2

Cottage with 2 bedrooms (1 x Queen size bed, 2 x Single beds) and 1 bathroom.

Amount of similar units: 3
Sleeps 4 Adults

Luxury Cottages
A Superior cottage with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The luxury interiors boast spacious rooms with king size or twin beds, en-suite bathrooms with spa bath and separate toilet and shower. There is also a fully equipped kitchen, open plan living area with
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 4 Adults

Luxury Double Rooms
Luxury large room with king size bed and air-conditioning. Spacious en-suite bathroom with spa bath, separate toilet, shower and double basins. Double doors opening onto a private patio overlooking garden and mountains.
Amount of similar units: 3
Sleeps 2 Adults

Luxury Honeymoon Suites
Spacious, luxury garden cottage with king size bed, antique interior and romantic atmosphere. Modern bathroom with separate shower, spa bath, toilet and granite top double basins. Fully equipped kitchen for a self-catering option. Private braai-facilities
Amount of similar units: 3
Sleeps 2 Adults

Luxury Twin Rooms
Luxury large room with twin beds and air-conditioning. Spacious en-suite bathroom with spa bath, separate toilet, shower and double basins. Double doors opening onto a private patio overlooking garden and mountains.
Amount of similar units: 3
Sleeps 2 Adults

Montana Luxury Twin Room
Luxury twin room with twin size beds and air-conditioning. Spacious en-suite bathroom with separate toilet, shower and double basins. Recently renovated Private patio overlooking garden/mountains. Small bar fridge with coffee and tea facilities. Free wifi
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Montana: Family Suite
Family suite with separate bedroom (king size bed) and living room with 2 single beds for children under 12. Separate bathroom with shower only. Fireplace and sitting area in living room.
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children

Montana: Luxury Double Room
Luxury large room with king size bed and air-conditioning. Spacious en-suite bathroom with separate toilet, shower and double basins. Private patio overlooking garden/mountains. Small bar fridge with coffee and tea facilities. Free wifi
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Montana: Luxury Suites with Spa Baths
Bedroom with a king-size bed, and a separate lounge area. The bathroom consists of a separate shower and toilet, as well as a jacuzzi bath and double basins. Two of the suites also off a self-catering option, as well as 2 extra beds for children.
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Babies
Children under 12
Elderly
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Airport Shuttle Service
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Limited Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Restaurant
Jacuzzi
Cots available
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Garden
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
Wi-Fi
Afrikaans
English
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
Playground
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

-  0 to 14 days: Full payment
-  Forfeit full deposit if cancelled

Directions:

- Follow the R328 from Oudtshoorn towards the Cango Caves.
- 14 km further, you will find the turn off, left, to Schoemanshoek.
- Turn left, and drive straight ahead towards the church.
- Turn 90 degrees left at church.
- Berluda is 300 meters further on the right on gravel road.

Climate
Winter: Cold in evenings, moderate day temperaturses
Summer: Excellent summer evenings, warm day temperatures


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  • Accommodation Type: Bed & Breakfast, Guest Farm, Guesthouse and Self-Catering
  • Sleeps: 48
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM