Superbly comfortable thatched and timber cottages perfectly situated for forest and wilderness trails, birding and trout angling.
Nestled at the foot of the Amatola Mountains and bordering the Kologha forest, Croft Guest Cottages
is the perfect place for accommodation in Stutterheim. Our self-catering cottages ensure a wonderfully peaceful stay in idyllic surroundings.
Situated only 7km from Stutterheim in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, The Croft provides an ideal rural environment for family holidays, peaceful weekends or overnight stops and is perfect for business persons who need comfort and privacy.
Enjoy summer evenings admiring the view from the patio, or spend winter nights in front of a roaring log fire. Spend the days in the magnificent forests - on foot, horseback or mountain bike. Experience the serenity of the nearby dams with excellent trout angling, or bass fishing and visit the local country club for a round of golf or a game of tennis or squash.
Extraordinary birdlife, including the Cape Parrot, clouds of butterflies and pristine grassland full of flowering plants all await you in Stutterheim.
Croft Guest Cottages accommodation:
Set on the edge of a grassy meadow with stunning views of the mountain panorama, The Croft Cottages provide the perfect accommodation in Stutterheim, South Africa. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of these homely, welcoming thatched and timber cottages.
The Croft Cottages are entirely self-contained, beautifully decorated and comfortably furnished. Each cottage has two bedrooms, one upstairs under the eaves. You will also find spacious living rooms, kitchens and bathrooms.
All cottages are fully equipped for self-catering with stove, fridge, bath or shower, linen, towels, crockery, kitchen utensils and outdoor furniture and cooking facilities. The cottages are serviced daily, and firewood and kindling are provided for the open fireplaces and braais. The units also offer Hospitality DSTV and Wi-Fi.
There is ample room for parking next to your own cottage. The forest and mountain walks are also only five minutes from your door...
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Activities near Croft Guest Cottages:
The Amatola Mountains near Stutterheim are clad with lush indigenous forest and capped with flower-rich mountain grassland. They have a special beauty and serenity - a place to relax and enjoy. Clear streams tumble over waterfalls in the depths of the forest, which is carpeted with ferns and flowers. The forest trails are a special experience and start five minutes from your door at the picnic site.
The forest roads are perfect for mountain biking, walking or pony trails, whilst there is excellent hiking on the mountains themselves, including the Amatola Trail. The birding is extraordinary, including the Cape Parrots, Robins, Orange Thrush and the Cape Black Cap.
For angling, nearby Gubu Dam is home to trout for superb fly-fishing, whilst bass are available at Wriggleswade Dam, together with swimming, sailing and boating. Stutterheim also boasts a magnificent Country Club where golf, tennis and squash are available.
We stayed at Croft to break a long drive through the Eastern Cape. The accomodation was clean, comfortable, secure and suited to family. The Cottages are in a beautiful setting with some amazing birdlife. Warrick and Simone are excellent hosts who made us feel welcome and went out their way to ensure our stay was excellent. We highly recommend The Croft Cottages and hope to visit again!
We were very happy.
The guest house is situated in a lovely, beautiful spot, the rooms are neat and clean and the owner is friendly and ready to make an extra effort to help her guests.
We were looking, for our family of five, for comfortable and reasonably priced accommodation to break our car trip from Durban. The welcome was good as was the breakfast the next morning. We experienced a cold evening, but found the heating absolutely fine. Would repeat.
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