Cottage Pie Clarens
situated on the picturesque Free State Highlands Route, 17 kms from the Golden Gate National Park, 3 hours from Gauteng, Pretoria and Bloemfontein, and 4 hours from Durban, a special place awaits you.Cottage Pie Clarens
is a quiet tribute to solitude and peace, nestling beside a trickling stream amongst indigenous trees at the foot of a magnificent sandstone mountain.
A variety of birds with occasional visits from buck, hare, dassie, baboon and porcupine, make living in the country a truly special experience.
Recreation in the area includes trout fishing, walking, hiking, climbing, tennis, squash and horse riding. Local pubs aplenty.
Skiing in nearby Lesotho during winter.
Art galleries and gift shops galore.
A hearty cooked breakfast is provided in the main dining room.Accommodation at Cottage Pie Clarens
Upstairs 2 cosy bedrooms, suitable for a family of 4, 1 x double bed, 2 x single beds, full bathroom, a private reading room with a daybed. Downstairs you have a beautiful farm style kitchen with and open plan living and dining area leading out onto an undercover stoep. The living area has an anthracite fire place to keep you cosy and warm in winter. A guest bathroom is available downstairs. DSTV - guest house bouquet, free wifi.
Upstairs under thatch room:
The room has a queen size bed and an en suite bathroom. Coffee and Tea making facilities with a small bar fridge. DSTV - Guest House bouquet, free wifi.
Ground level bedsitter:
2 single beds (can be made up as a king size bed), and 1 three quarter bed, en suite shower, small kitchenette for basic self-catering, DSTV - guest house bouquet, free wifi
Rustic Wooden Cabin:
Free standing unit, close to the stream also equipped with a queen size bed and an en suite shower. Small kitchenette for basic self catering, no wifi or tv.
Last time upgrade (very nice surprise). Nice view. Nice People.
Hospitality is great, but facilities are average.
Cottage Pie cottage is lovely - beautiful views - and is in a great location. We were comfortable although the kitchen was not very well equipped and there are a few small problems (like the leaking shower) that need fixing.
We enjoyed the company of the owners.