is a lovely riverfront self-catering cottage ideally located in Stanford. Stanford is an unspoilt village in the Cape Overberg and features an assortment of Cape Victorian and Edwardian architecture, quaint country lanes and an overall atmosphere of natural calm.
Pristine yet laid-back, this heritage enclave is the perfect balm for families needing to escape the city crush. At its heart is River’s Edge, a delightful double-storey home thoughtfully equipped with every modern convenience while still retaining its old-world charm.
Lush lawns lead down to the pristine Klein River where you can swim, boat or kayak; or simply laze on the banks admiring the natural splendour, or simply relax at the pool. Take a slow, scenic cycle through the village, and make a point of visiting the Saturday morning market for scrumptious homemade goodies. Stanford is fast becoming a culinary hotspot, boasting award-winning bistros, hotel pubs, vineyards, a cheese maker and micro-brewery.
The kitchen includes a scullery with a washing machine and a dishwasher, and the cosy lounge offers a log-burning fireplace. The French doors lead to a covered patio area. The house is fully alarmed and includes a Bose iPod docking station.
Accommodation at River`s Edge:
The cottage can accommodate up to a maximum of eight guests and comprises three double bedrooms, two of which are en-suite, one double bunk room, three bathrooms, an open-plan kitchen, lounge and dining room, an upstairs veranda and a patio with dining furniture.
River's Edge - Stanford Activities:
With the Kleinrivier running through it, mountain views, and just 30 minutes from the sea-side town of Hermanus, Stanford is ideally positioned for couples and families looking for a laid-back getaway in a quaint and historic village that remains true to its entrepreneurial roots – pop into one of the antique stores, restaurants, vineyards or coffee shops.
For the adventurous – horse riding, boat cruises, hikes, bird watching and Great White Shark Cage diving are all within a 20 km radius of the village. Whether you want to shop, see, sip or sleep.
River's Edge - Stanford Map:
Guest Rating: (3 reviews)
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Guest Rating: (2 reviews)
Stay in Stanford in a historical country cottage that has been tastefully decorated preserving the original village architecture but with today's mod cons. Sit on your stoep, take in the country air or stroll down to the Market Square.
Avec Plaisir Pinot Noir Cottage - Situated on the southern slopes of the Klein River mountains and overlooking the peaceful village of Stanford, this historic estate is steeped in Overberg history.
Three cottages (sleep 4 -6) and The Homestead (sleeps 11) offer comfort and self-contained convenience. Fully equipped kitchenette, and a shower/bathroom. Ideal for weekend getaways to the country.
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