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 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.
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 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.
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
- 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
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.