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Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse, in its awesome setting with splendid views of the mountains and running with crystal clear streams and waterfalls, is the ultimate in peace, tranquility and solitude.

It is ideal for its intended purpose as a restful refuge with professional yet understated service and most of all a gourmet experience to remember.

All the ingredients are in place for a complete treat at Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse:
* warm snug beds with mohair blankets and crisp, fresh cotton sheets
* a spectacular view of the mist covered mountains emerging from the early morning sun
* the aromas of a country kitchen tempting hunger heightened by the brisk mountain air
* loving meals of hearty soups
* vegetables, freshly caught trout, local cheeses and homemade breads
* bundles of fresh herbs and vegetables just picked from the kitchen garden
* a friendly dining room filled with the quiet buzz of contented conversations
* a roaring fire in the lounge, cantilevered over a trout-filled dam.

Choose just the right wine from the underground wine cellar and prepare your senses for the tastes and flavours for the food. Passion and dedication are the keywords in the Cleopatra kitchen.

PLEASE NOTE: we do not accept kids under 12 yrs old.

Accommodation at Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse:
We have developed a gourmet getaway with six luxurious en suite double/twin rooms, 2 spacious suites with queen beds and separate lounges and one luxury suite with his and hers bathrooms, dressing room and fireplace in the lounge.

All rooms have TV, separate bath, separate shower and separate loos with cotton sheets, mohair blankets and heated under blankets and heated towel rails.

Tea and coffee with homemade biscuits are also available in the rooms. Attention to detail is evident everywhere.


Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is tucked away in the beautiful Kamberg valley close to Giant's Castle Nature Reserve, and all the normal mountain pursuits such as swimming, walking and hiking are available.

Clothing and Accessories:

Our attitude to clothing is very relaxed and ranges from the informal to smart casual for dinner.
Please remember to bring good walking shoes, hat and sun screen.
Rain gear is advisable during the summer months.
Warm jackets are recommended for evening wear during the winter as we often sit round the outside fire.

Health and Climate:

As we are situated in the Drakensberg, summer temperatures may range from 20° C to 30° C during the day, often with dramatic afternoon thunderstorms.

Winter daytime temperatures range from 10°C to 25°C and the night temperatures can drop to below 0° C.

Rooms and Units Available:

Cleopatra Homestead

Originally the home of Richard and Mouse Poynton, this exceptional property is now a villa available to guests to book exclusively, accommodating up to 12 guests. The villa is situated right on the Little Mooi River.

Sleeps 12 Adults

Executive Cottages
Private unit with veranda overlooking natural wetland with glorious mountain views. Room includes double bed with spacious lounge, fireplace, tea & coffee making facilities, minibar, ceiling fan, TV, hairdryers, safe, electic blanket and heated towel rail
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Executive Suite
Room includes a King Size bed with spacious lounge, fireplace, his and hers bathroom tea & coffee making facilities, minibar, ceiling fan, TV, hairdryers, safe, electric blanket and heated towel rail
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Luxury Suites
Slightly larger than the Standard Rooms, these double bed rooms have fireplaces, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bars, TV, electric blankets, heated towel rails, ceiling fans, safes and hairdryers.
Amount of similar units: 3
Sleeps 2 Adults

River Run Cottage
Self Catering self-contained cottage with braai (BBQ) facilities. Ideal for small family. Situated on the Little Mooi River and at the foot of the little Drakensberg ... Mt. Lebanon
Sleeps 4 Adults and 2 children

Standard Rooms
Open plan sitting and bedroom area with en-suite bathroom and separate water closet. These rooms can be either a double or twin bedded room and have tea and coffee making facilities, mini bars, TV, electric blankets and towel rails, safes and hair dryers
Amount of similar units: 5
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Honeymoon Couples
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
24-Hour Room Service
Wedding facilities
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Parking (off-street - covered)
Hiking / Walking Trails

Cancellation Policy:

More than 28 days prior to arrival : 10% Cancellation fee
From 22 - 28 days prior to arrival : 25% Cancellation fee
From 15 - 21 days prior to arrival : 50% Cancellation fee
From 08 - 14 days prior to arrival : 75% Cancellation fee
Less than 7 days prior to arrival : 100% Cancellation fee
Kindly note that cancellations or amendments to reservations must be made in writing.
Any refunds on the deposits are at the discretion of management and are dependent on the ability to re-let the room.


We are near Giants Castle (just below Highmoor dam) in KwaZulu Natal approx. 4.5 hours from Johannesburg and 2 hours from Durban on good roads.

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