Softwaters Farm Guesthouse is situated along the Soutpansberg Mountain range, at the foot of the Luondo Mountain (Approx 26 km East of Louis Trichardt and 110 km West of Punda Maria gate). The Guesthouse is situated on the farm and is the ideal place to get some well needed R&R.
Softwaters is a working farm which produces a range of fruit and nuts; Machadmia nuts the main crop is supported by Pecan nuts, Avacados and Litchis. The cropping season normally runs from late February to July. Lichis are harvested in the middle of summer and over the Christmas holiday “festive"season.
The Guesthouse has been built from the remains of the original farm homestead. The character of the old house has been maintained during its transformation, which has taken 9 years. Please be aware not all the walls are straight and corners square! Rooms are comfortable with direct access to secure private gardens.
Apart from the busy farm and beautiful scenery we have three accommodation units, Ida`s Cottage (2 Pax), Mahogany Cottage (2 Pax) and the Guesthouse which contains Choctaw Room (2 Pax) and is the only B&B unit. All are fully furnished and equipped to make your stay as pleasant as possible.
With over 300 bird species in the area and a few wild animals scattered about walks and bike rides are sure to be very enjoyable. There are a number of other activities that guests are able to indulge in, whilst staying over.
Accommodation at Softwaters Farm Guesthouse:
Choctaw is located in the Guesthouse with large patio doors that open onto a small secluded part of the gardern where you can enjoy a nice coffee. The room is en suit and can accommodate two people and is the only B&B unit.
Ida`s Cottage is a self-catering cottage that is nestled underneath a swath of large trees at the bottom end of the garden. Sleeps two with the possibility of an additional bed for a child.
Mahogany Cottage is a self-catering cottage that is nestled underneath a swath of large trees at the top end of the garden. Sleeps two with the possibility of an additional bed for a child.
Birding Trails, hiking in the mountains, fishing near by, Mountain biking, Relaxing, Kruger park, Pottery in the local villages and lots more.
Softwaters Farm is a Nut producing farm and we process and store nut here as well. In the rainy season it is advised that high clearance and 4x4 vehicles are used as farm road may from timt to time may be very muddy.
The Mahogany Cottage is a double story cottage. Bedroom is up stairs with a view on the garden. This cottage comes with a kitchen and a small but cosy lounge with a wood burning oven. PLEASE NOTE: 4x4 Highly Recommended if it has RAINED.