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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
Family Unit:
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.


Activities in village or near by:- 9 hole golf course (plans to upgrade to 18hole), - Squash court, - Tennis, - Bowls, Hiking, - Ab-sailing, - Quad biking, - River rafting. - Ten restaurants/pubs. - Seventeen art galleries and plenty of little shops- 20kms from the Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Rooms and Units Available:

Family Unit
Family Unit has 2 Bedrooms and a Full Bathroom Upstairs with a pyjama lounge. Downstairs has a kitchen living, dining area and a guest loo. WiFi
Sleeps 4 Adults and 2 children

Ground Level Bedsitter
Apartment with a king-size bed and a three-quarter bed. Chairs for relaxed reading or watching TV. The en-suite bathroom has a shower. A Kitchenette equipped for basic self-catering. A patio with a picnic table for dining. There is a TV with a DSTV
Sleeps 3 Adults

Rustic Wooden Cabin
It comprises a queen-size bed, a small en-suite bathroom fitted with a shower, and a kitchenette. Pet-friendly by prior arrangement.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Upstairs under Thatch Room
Features a queen-size bed, an old-fashioned bathtub, and tea and coffee making facilities. A bar fridge and a microwave is also available
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Hiking / Walking Trails

Cancellation Policy:

- cancellations of 30 days and more from the time of arrival: 100% refund - cancellations between 29 to 15 days from the time of arrival: 50% of total cost be refunded - cancellations 14 days or less, a no-show or early departure: 0% refund

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  • Guests Rating: (1)
  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering
  • Sleeps: 13
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM