Pleasant Places is an exceptional guesthouse that will delight ALL your senses.
There are many reasons to enjoy a wonderful stay at Pleasant Places and whether the initial reason for your stay is an occasion, sporting event, school function, the various attractions of the Midlands Meander or simply to unwind and escape the stresses of daily routine. You will be able to relax and find yourself rejuvenated in our tranquil valley in the countryside.
Stroll down through the pastures below the house to the Lions River or enjoy a leisurely walk around our 16 hectare property, enjoying some of the spectacular scenery.
Relax in the garden and watch or simply listen to the abundant birdlife. There are a variety of trees in the garden, as well as the pine forest along the river and Blue Gum forest higher up. These are home to numerous species of birds to delight keen bird watchers.
Our amenities are:
TV (DSTV satellite) which can be viewed in the lounge and family room.
Cosy fires warm the lounge and dining area on chilly nights.
Laundry on request.
Fabulous craft gin and wine selection.
Delicious breakfasts included as part of your stay.
Snack and lunch menu.
Gourmet four course dinner.
Earlier children specific dinner available.
Special dietary requirements can be catered for - please discuss when booking.
Our kitchen does not meet the Halaal or Kosher requirements.
No self catering facilities are available.
Pleasant Places Guesthouse is a stylish, charming place that serves great food and drinks which celebrates simply living in the moment, whilst enjoying your own conversations and laughter, in a relaxed country environment designed to captivate your senses.
* Walking around the property down to the Lions River
* Midlands Meander Arts & Crafts Route - we are in the centre of this well-known attraction
* Nelson Mandela Capture Site is 15km away
* Karkloof Canopy Tours
* Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve - 6 walking trails, for a great time outdoors.
* Abseiling down the Howick Falls close on 100 meters to the bottom
* Waterfalls - visit the well-known Howick Falls or the attractive Karkloof Falls.
Leave the N3 at Exit 107, Howick north/Tweedie.
Turn left at the top of the off ramp.
Travel 1.2 Km to the T Junction.
Turn right here and follow the R103 for 8.8 km
Turn left into Lidgetton Valley Road, just past sign to Pleasant Places.
Follow Lidgetton Valley Road and Pleasant Places signs for 4.4 km up the road.
The individually decorated, thatched rooms have their own separate entrances.
There are five luxury double en-suite bedrooms and a family unit with two double en-suite bedrooms.
These rooms are generously proportioned with comfortable beds, varying textures and tranquil colours to relax the senses - all combining to provide a welcome sanctuary.
All rooms have heating. A seating area with tea and coffee-making facilities and hair driers.