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Skeiding Guest Farm is a friendly family farm, an education for city slickers, a place to relax and enjoy beautiful mountain views as the farm is situated on high, open rolling terrain.

Enjoy home cooked country cuisine prepared. A three course menu is served every evening at the family dining table.

Enjoy local wines of the region, particularly the Robertson and Bonnievale area.

Skeiding Guest Farm is a 1200 hectare working far. We farm 1500 free range ostriches, 1500 Dohne Merino sheep, 200 Boerbok (domesticated goats), a small herd of Nguni beef cattle (a very hardy African breed) and we plant 500 hectare of Canola, Wheat, Barley, Coriander and Peas.

Our natural method of ostrich farming is distinctive we allow the birds to range freely and raise their young themselves, nurturing them under their big wings.

Accommodation at Skeiding Guest Farm
Our rooms and cottages have all you need to feel pampered: Honesty Bar, Tea and Coffee making facilities, En suite bathrooms with strong showers, Heater, Ceiling fan, Electric blankets, Ostrich leather slippers and gown, Hair dryers and good South African Port (on the house) to enjoy on the patio as a sun downer.

The rooms and cottages are named after birds commonly found in our area, which is a real birderss paradise.

Ossie the Ostrich
This room is inside the main homestead with a private entrance that opens onto spectacular Langeberg Mountain views. It have a double bed and full bathroom (shower and bath). It can be interleading with the Blue Crane room for a family suite.

Blue Crane
This room is also in the main homestead with a wheelchair friendly bathroom (shower) and twin or king size bed. It can be interleading with Ossie the Ostrich room for a family suite.

Cottages
The two cottages each have a living area, main bedroom and a bathroom with a shower. They can serve as self-catering cottages. It sleeps maximum four (two adults and two children who sleeps on a sleeper couch in the living area).

A Dover stove in the living area will keep you warm and cosy in the winter months.

Southern Red Bishop is fitted with a twin or king size bed. Guineau Fowl is fitted with a queen size bed.

Rooms and Units Available:

Aloe Cottage
300m from main house. Spacious two bedroom cottage.One bathroom with shower. Open plan kitchen and living area. Fully equipped kitchen. Fireplace or indoor braai. Hilly country side scenery. Twin or king bed in rooms.
Sleeps 4 Adults

Blue Crane Room
Wheelchair friendly room in main hometead Twin/King bedded. One child can sleep on extra bed. Mountain views. Tea & Coffee making facilities, hair dryer, heater, ceiling fan, gowns, slippers, amenities, central mini bar.
Sleeps 3 Adults

Campsite
Our campsite is the perfect escape from the city life and offers an exclusive experience. Tucked along the Langeberg Mountains and on a working farm, the site can only be booked by 1 group at a time. Relax and enjoy the peaceful sounds of nature.
Sleeps 20 Adults

Denham Bustard Cottage
This Cottage is 300m away from the main homestead. It has 3 bedrooms (on with a twin / king bedand the other two with twin beds), one bathroom with a shower, fireplace, small kitchenette and living area. Outside you can enjoy views over rolling fields.
Sleeps 6 Adults

Guinea Fowl Cottage
Small Cape Dutch style cottage with panoramic mountain views from the stoep. Living area with a fireplace. Queen bed, ceiling fan, hair dryer, heater, mini bar, slippers, bathrobes, tea & coffee, en suite shower, amenities.
Sleeps 3 Adults

Nguni Luxury Room
King/Twin beds. Unending mountain views. Fireplace. Coffee and tea making facilities, honesty bar, fan, hair dryer, guest amenities. Open onto a big patio with hilly country side views. Heated spa bath. One child on matress. Bathroom with shower.
Sleeps 2 Adults and 1 child

Olien Cottage
300m from main house. Spacious two bedroom cottage.One bathroom with shower. Open plan kitchen and living area. Fully equipped kitchen. Fireplace or indoor braai. Hilly country side scenery. Twin and double bed.
Sleeps 4 Adults

Ossie the Ostrich Room
Part of the main homestead with a private entrance. Panoramic mountain views outside on the stoep. Double bed. One child on matress. Bathroom with bath and shower. Tea & Coffee making facilities, gowns, slippers, ceiling fan, heater, central mini bar
Sleeps 2 Adults and 1 child

Porcupine Studio
300m from main house. Small studio. King/Twin beds. Open fire place. Coffee and tea making facilities, honesty bar, hair dryer, guest amenities, fan, electric blankets. Hilly country side views. Open onto a big patio.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Red Bishop Cottage
Small Cape Dutch style cottage. Panoramic mountain views. Fireplace. Small kitchenette, amenities, mini bar, heater, ceiling fan, en suite shower, gowns, Tea & Coffee making facilities. Next to an open swimmingpool.
Sleeps 3 Adults

Suikerbekkie Room

Garden room with Queen bed. Amenities, mini bar, under floor heating, electric blanket, en suite bathroom with spa bath & double shower, gowns, hair dryer, tea & coffee making facilities.

Sleeps 2 Adults and 1 child

Facilities & Services available:

Elderly
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Wine Tasting
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Restaurant
Fireplace on the Premises
Garden
Parking (off-street - covered)
English
Other Language
Swimming Pool
No Pets Allowed

Directions:

From Swellendam:
Take the N2 towards Mossel Bay.
45 km after Swellendam turn at farm signed left.
Follow the tar road for 2 km.
Farm then signed left onto a gravel road. 3 more km and another left turn.
House on hill.

From Heidelberg:
Take the N2 towards Swellendam. 10 km after Heidelberg farm signed right.
Follow the tar road for 2 km.
Farm then signed left onto a gravel road. 3 more km and another left turn.
House on hill.

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  • Accommodation Type: Guest Farm and Self-Catering
  • Sleeps: 53
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM