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Pennygum Country Cottages
Offering a warm welcome and beautifully appointed accommodation.

Pennygum Country Cottages has some of the most magnificent views in the Southern Drakensberg Mountains – a World Heritage Site - and is set in peaceful, unspoilt surroundings in beautiful grounds with apple orchards. Our four cottages are perfectly equipped for self-catering.

The owners Paul and Sarah Cooper live on site to give you their personal attention.

Accommodation at Pennygum Country Cottages:
African Dreams
Our African Dreams ‘Honeymoon’ thatched rondavel is tastefully decorated in this theme and sleeps 2 adults and a further 2 adults or 2 children can be accommodated on a sofa bed in the lounge. It has one bathroom with large romantic corner bath and 1 shower room together with an open fireplace in the lounge. It is fully equipped for self-catering and has a private garden with outdoor seating and braai facilities. There are outstanding views of the Giants Cup from the bedroom and lounge. It is equipped with a dvd. Ideal for a romantic getaway or a honeymoon.

Lavender Cottage
Our Lavender Cottage is a beautiful, bright cottage with a country feel. It has a double bedroom with a lovely corner bath en suite and a further twin bedded room with a shower room en suite. There is a full kitchen with a breakfast bar, a sitting room with DVD player and a patio area with braai and glorious views over the mountains and orchard. There is a sleeper couch in the lounge which can sleep 2 children so the cottage sleeps 4 adults and 2 children.

Family Cottage
Our Family Cottage is double storey with its own entrance and large garden area – ideal for a large family or groups. There are 3 double bedrooms and a dormitory room in the loft with a further 4 single beds. The cottage sleeps 10 people. The cottage has 2 bathrooms and an open plan kitchen. The lounge/dining room has an open fireplace and a dvd player. Enjoy a braai (Weber type), spotting birds on the veranda with magnificent berg views or star gaze into a sky with virtually no light pollution.

Apple Cottage
Our Apple Cottage is perhaps the `star`. It sleeps 6-8 people. It has 3 bedrooms - 1 Queen with an en suite shower room, 1 twin and 1 double. It has a full bathroom and a large lounge with a fireplace, dvd player and a sofa bed which can sleep a further 2 people. It also has a large dinning room and a beautifully appointed kitchen with large gas/electric range style cooker. There is a large veradah with glorious views over the berg and over the gardens and orchards with a Webber braai and shaddy trees to sit under in the hot weather.

All cottages are serviced most days and have electric blankets in Winter.
R650.00 per unit

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Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Disabled
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Pets only by Arrangement
  • Elderly
  • Laundry Service
  • Limited Room Service
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • English
  • Other Language
  • DVD and/or VCR

Pennygum Country Cottages Activities:

We offer Rafting and Tubing in season and providing there is enough water in the river.

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Pennygum Country Cottages Guest Review

Average Guest Rating: 
  3.0 out of 5 based on 1 review.

Really enjoyable and relaxing.
 Reviewed by Peter de Beer over a year ago

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