De Kuilen combines the warmth and graciousness of traditional Cape Dutch hospitality with all modern comforts in one of Johannesburg’s most convenient northern suburbs - perfectly positioned for a peaceful setting and a spacious venue for relaxation. Your hosts offer you a warm welcome with security, privacy and tranquility.
Minutes away from Sandton City, Fourways Mall, restaurants, fitness centre, golf courses and driving ranges. Set in 7 acres of countryside, and lovingly filled with treasured family heirlooms and magnificent antiques, it is a place of peace and pampering.
Some of your hosts also speak German.
* small conference venue
* Laundry and pressing service (dry cleaning drop-off and collect)
* Car and shoe cleaning.
* Safe covered parking on the property with excellent security.
* Airport transfers and car hire arranged.
BIRDSONG COTTAGE consists of a luxurious bedroom and a separate dressing room which can take a cot. It has an en suite bathroom with both bath and free standing shower, a very large lounge/dining room leading on to the outdoor living area and a fully equipped kitchen (self catering)The Birdsong Cottage can be made interleading with Pomegranate Cottage for families. Together, these two cottages can accommodate a family of five.
Romantic favorite of honeymooners, Pomegranate is tucked away in a secluded corner of the beauteous gardens. It is beautifully decorated with imported Persian rugs and original art. The en suite bathroom also has a free standing shower.
The large airy bedroom leads into a conservatory - filled with fragrant exotic plants and orchids where you can relax and enjoy long lazy breakfasts under the southern skies in all weathers. You can unwind and renew yourself in a pristine sunken Jacuzzi. And for more relaxation the outdoor terrace is also totally private with fountain, roses, herbs, tall trees, a hammock, many magazines and coffee table books.
ARUM LILY COTTAGE consists of an en suite bedroom, a beautifully equipped kitchen (self catering)and private conservatory verandah for outdoor dining and relaxing. Can be made interleading with Lavender House to accommodate a minimum of 4 adults.
LAVENDER HOUSE consists of an en suite bedroom, a cozy lounge with fireplace and a private verandah for outdoor dining.
THE TREE HOUSE, a smaller suite with a large romantic bedroom that leads out into a roof garden with a covered outdoor lounge, where you
can relax on a summer evening to the sound of the fountain, or bask in the warm Highveld sunshine in winter.
* You may choose to have breakfast served on your own private garden verandah, or in the rose-filled courtyard of the main house
* Cottages consists of private telephone, satellite TV, video/C.D. player, bedroom safe, hairdryer, fluffy white toweling gowns and slippers - no disturbances
* CHILDREN OVER 12 ARE WELCOME, but in the combined Birdsong and Pomegranate Cottages, made inter-leading by special request, we cater for children of all ages at a reduced rate up to 9 years old
* Fax and e-mails received, modem jack (ADSL) and desk in each room
* There is a mini-bar fridge in each suite, fresh fruit and flowers in abundance
* Kettle, hospitality tray, coffee machine, microwave available for each suite
De Kuilen Country House Activities:
* Enjoy Game-bird shoots organised from de Kuilen,
* ON-SITE: BEAUTICIAN trained in slimming treatments, facials, aromatherapy and massage: in your suite by appointment,
* Jogging track,
* swimming pool,
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