Packwood Wine and Country Estate

  • TGCSA Grading:
  • Bed & Breakfast, Guest Farm, Self Catering
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Packwood Wine and Country Estate is set in 1 000 acres of green pastures with breathtaking views over the estate. Vicky and Peter’s hospitable home offers a true taste of country living with a first class Jersey dairy and recently planted vineyard. Indulge yourself with sumptuous breakfasts, lunches and dinners made with produce from the dairy, farm and gardens. Lunch and dinner by arrangement.

Packwood Wine and Country Estate offers many activities without leaving the estate, fishing in the dams for black bass and tilapia, for the twitchers we have had over 60 varieties of birds spotter on the farm, hiking and cycling around the estate and through the Knysna forest, wonder through the vineyard and have a picnic under the shade of the trees, treat yourself to a deep tissue massage by our local masseuse (by booking only), cool down in the pool after a busy day of relaxing.

Discover a hidden Treasure! Packwood Country House is a beautiful thatched farmhouse offering a truly Afro-Saxon experience, the ideal private retreat for any discerning traveller.

All rooms are fully equipped with tea and coffee facilities, pool towels, fridges and satellite television. An additional 2 cottages offer 2 - 6 guests fully equipped self catering accommodation also available with optional breakfast.

Packwood is ideally suited for longer stays, we have a min booking policy of 3 nights for the smaller self catering cottages and a min of 5 nights for the main country house out of season. During the December holidays a min of 7 nights.

Accommodation at Packwood Wine and Country Estate:
Bottle Brush Cottage:
Thatched cottage with queen sized bedroom upstairs and open plan bathroom leading onto a large deck with braai facilities. Open plan living accommodation downstairs with an additional single bed. Min booking policy of 3 nights out of season. During the December holidays a min of 7 nights.

Family Cottage:
Family self catering cottage with 2 single bedded rooms and 1 double bedded room. Full bathroom with additional WC. Spacious open plan living accommodation with fireplace and large deck. Min booking policy of 3 nights out of season. During the December holidays a min of 7 nights.

Hill Cottage:
A delightful thatched 2 double bedroom cottage, 1 ensuite and 1 separate shower bathroom, open plan living area with large enclosed and very private deck to front and terrace to the rear. Ideal for 2 couples or mom, dad and 2 children. Min booking policy of 3 nights out of season. During the December holidays a min of 7 nights.

Packwood House:
Packwood House is the main homestead, it has 3 large en-suite double rooms all individually styled in warm African colours, a home from home environment. Sleeping a maximum of 6 adults only (including housekeeping Mon-Fri and exclusive public holidays). Packwood’s housekeeper, Ilsa, is also available as your cook (charged additionally). NB - Due to high volumes of guests during peak season (December and January) Ilsa is unavailable. Min booking policy of 5 nights for the main country house out of season. During the December holidays a min of 7 nights.

Activities:

The following activities are between 5 mins and 40 mins driving time:
- Whale and dolphin watching
- Horse Trail Riding
- Sea Kyaking and canoeing
- Monkey Land and Birds of Eden
- Elephant Park
- Tsitsikamma National Park
- Scenic Flights
- Helicopter Rides

Cancellation Policy:

- 50% of deposit refunded if cancellation 8 weeks prior to arrival
- 25% of deposit 4 weeks prior to arrival
- less than 4 weeks no refund

Facilities & Services:

Special Meals on Request
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Restaurant
Spa
Fireplace on the Premises
Garden
Parking (off-street - covered)
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
Swimming Pool
Directions:

From Knysna:
Travel 20 kms on the N2 direction Plettenberg Bay. Take the Fisanthoek turnoff to the left as you enter the Harkerville area and continue for 6kms on a very good gravel road. The gates of Packwood are on the right hand side at the top of the hill.

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Units and Rooms

Bottle Brush Cottage
Bottle Brush Cottage is a pretty double story thatched cottage with an open-plan ground floor area and an upstairs bedroom with en-suite bathroom (no shower) which opens on to a lovely large and very private sun deck.
Max Persons: 3
Hill Cottage
A delightful thatched 2 double bedroom cottage, 1 ensuite and 1 separate shower bathroom, open plan living area with large enclosed and very private deck to front and terrace to the rear. Ideal for 2 couples or mom, dad and 2 children.
Max Persons: 4
Main House
Packwood House is the main homestead, with 3 large en-suite double rooms individually styled in warm African colours, sleeping a max of 6 adults only incl. housekeeping Mon-Fri excl. publ. holidays. Rate is for entire house, price per room on request.
Max Persons: 6
Family Cottage
The family holiday cottage has a double and 2 twin rooms with 1 full bathroom. It features a large open-plan sitting room, dining and kitchen area, leading on to a spacious deck with fantastic views.
Max Persons: 6
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