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Woodland Gardens in the Magaliesberg, self catering chalets, fully equipped, secluded, romantic with fireplaces, built in braais and own log fire pits, secluded in gardens and a woodland ambience

Our units are perfect for singles, couples and families needing to get away. We offer tranquil gardens, a rock swimming pool with deck and the majestic Magaliesberg Mountains in the distance. Pets can be accommodated by arrangement.

Woodland Gardens is a private, romantic, retreat with a very special energy that supports anyone requiring time out and a need to de-stress and get back on track with their dreams and goals! A place where you are left in peace to work on yourself! 5 cottages for couples, one bigger group/family cottage with 2 main rooms and bunk beds

Pet friendly accommodation, by arrangement, social pets, NO pets on furniture or beds, bring your own throws to protect our equipment please! Pets have their own enclosures and gates but may run around the property off lead if social and mix well with other dogs

Accommodation at Woodland Gardens:
Our self catering accommodation is situated 12 km past Magaliesburg on top of the rolling hills with our entrance on the main route towards Koster. We are easily accessible from the main road so you do not need an off road vehicle. We are close to all amenities in Magaliesburg.
Gardens at their best from November to May, rainfall period, winter look from late May through to Sept/Oct or until rainy season

Area Info:

We are 12km from Magaliesburg town, towards the NW, surrounded by farmlands and open space, we are on google maps and location pin

Attractions:

The Magaliesberg mountain region and biosphere has many attractions and activities for visitors, just a short drive away, from hiking, canopy tours, game reserves and game drives, horse riding, hot air ballooning, fishing, to the Cradle of humankind visitors centre and caves. We have a pool and 8 hectares of spcae, surrounded by farmlands, short walks or long hikes available in the area. Enjoy the space and peace, views across to the mountains in the distance.

We offer Massage services at the lodge - you dont need to go anywhere, the massage therapists comes to you!
The treatments based at chalet - for your own convenience.
Woodland Gardens is perfect for couples groups that would like to relax & laid back .

Activities:

Woodland Gardens is Private self-catering lodge , fully equipped .
Situated 12 km from Magalies town easy access, ( no dirt roads to us )with our view of Magaliesburg mountains in the distance!

Gardens & shrubbery around the chalets, planted by Granny & her love of indigenous trees, plants & flowers… and we continue the legacy of her dream ...
An oasis in the middle of the Highveld with nature comes along surrounded countryside views :)
The chalets are wooden chalets include fireplaces , verandas , fully equipped indoor & outdoor ( Braai Barbeque) cooking facilities .
We offer Massage services at the lodge - you dont need to go anywhere, the massage therapists comes to you!
The treatments are based at chalet - for your own convenience.

Want to break from the hustle & bustle of the city and come for a quick Getaway? - Woodland Gardens Private Lodge is your place!
In house Activities:
Rock Swimming pool
Private Bon fire for each chalet.
Walks along the paths in the Woodlands
Observation deck with the view of Magaliesburg mountains
Fish pond sitting area
Massage services on request; massage services can be set up at your chalet for your own convenience.
Are you feeling adventurous? Take a lovely drive,

The Magaliesberg and Cradle of Humankind has something for everyone from the adventurous, to the laid back, to experience.
In & around Magaliesburg, you need to drive to the venue:
Places to eat out
Fishing
Hiking
Mountain bikes
Candle dipping
Quad bikes & horse riding
The Cradle of humankind Maropeng visitors centre and the Sterkfontein caves
Microlight Flights
Gliding
Hot Air Balloon Safaris
Game reserves around the area as well as not far from Rhino & Lionpark on way to Lanseria airport
Canopy tours and the Mountain sanctuary park

Clothing and Accessories:

Casual, comfortable and good walking shoes, bring own swim towels

Bring umbrellas in rainy season

Sunblock and hats in summer, warm things in winter, very cold at night, bring throws to sit outside by fire or braai in winter

Insect repellant necessary depending on season, we are surrounded by farms

Health and Climate:

Covid pandemic restrictions apply, cottages are cleaned and sanitised as per specifications hospitality industry

For all bookings, if guest has a Covid related or other illness, may be postponed to a later date within reason and during same seasonal rate period, if new date falls in a different season, the seasonal rates will need adjustment

Hot summer days, thunderstorms and accompanying power outs common, rainy season from Nov to April, gardens at their best, from June through to the end of Sept, mid Oct the gardens are in winter mode and struggle a bit in Sept/ Oct until we get rain, not at their best

Winter can get very cold from mid May through to end August, days are comfortable and sunny (unless a cold front present) nights very chilly and you need extra warm things and throws for sitting outdoors by the fire. There are fireplaces indoors in every cottage

Rooms and Units Available:

Kingfisher family/group cottage : SLEEPS 4 to 8
1st room - 1 queen size bed
2nd room - 2 single beds or king size bed
3rd open plan room - 4 bunk beds


Two full bedrooms and a separate bedroom with four bunk beds. The two bedrooms have a either a queen size bed or two singles that combine to a king size bed. Quality mattresses with bedside tables, lamps and wardrobes. Both bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, one with a Victorian bath. Both bathrooms have glass and tiled showers, basins and toilets with hand and body towels supplied.
The two bedrooms and bathrooms are on opposite sides of the chalet for maximum privacy.
The 4 bunk beds are in an extra room off from the lounge area. (Max 80 kg each)

The lounge is big with a sleeper couch, comfy couch, coffee table, romantic wood fire place, dining room table, 32” flat screen TV with DVD player and DSTV capable. (Please bring your own DSTV decoder, smart card, RCA cables and remote control).
Small DVD library available.
The kitchen is equipped with a tall fridge, microwave, full gas stove, kettle, toaster, cutlery, crockery and lots of prep space.
The lounge opens out onto a large veranda deck with cane chairs, down to a patio with built in braai and bonfire pit

Ibis garden cottage: Sleeps 2

Ibis is a Self Catering fully equipped chalet, that sleeps two people with a Romantic Indoor fireplace, quality King size bed, can be made into 2 singles, wardrobe, 32” flat screen TV with DVD player and DSTV capable. (Please bring your own decoder, smart card+cables and remote control).
Small DVD library available.
Kitchen is equipped with a fridge, microwave, 2 plate gas top stove, kettle, toaster, cutlery and crockery.
Glass and tiled shower, basin, vanity and toilet with hand and body towels supplied.
Ibis has an extra feature, sunken bath on a deck which is open to the elements but private.
Tranquil water feature, private Bon fire area and braai surrounded by beautiful gardens and trees, enclosed with a fence and gates.




Hornbill: Sleeps 2


Self Catering fully equipped chalet, that sleeps two people with a Romantic Indoor fireplace, quality King size bed, can be made into 2 singles, wardrobe, 32” flat screen TV with DVD player and DSTV capable. (Please bring your own decoder, smart card+cables and remote control).
Small DVD library available.
Kitchen is equipped with a fridge, microwave, 2 plate gas top stove, kettle, toaster, cutlery and crockery.
Glass and tiled shower, basin, vanity and toilet with hand and body towels supplied.
Ibis has an extra feature, sunken bath on a deck which is open to the elements but private.
Tranquil water feature, private Bon fire area and braai surrounded by beautiful gardens and trees, enclosed with a fence and gates.

Lourie Honeymoon suite: Sleeps 2 - 3 guests

Sleeps 2 main room and has an extra sleeper couch for an adult or kids, shared bathroom
Loerie is self-catering fully equipped, has a separate bedroom from an open plan lounge/kitchen.
Full bedroom with a King size bed ( or 2 singles beds ) and quality mattress, bedside tables and lamps, wardrobe, en suite toilet, sky light and big bay windows overlooking the beautiful Magaliesburg mountains.
Lounge With Sleeper couch, romantic wood fireplace, 2 arm chairs, coffee table and a 32” flat screen TV, DVD player +DSTV capable.( Please bring your own DSTV decoder, smart card, RCA cables and remote control ).
Fully equipped kitchen with tall fridge, microwave, full gas stove, kettle, toaster, cutlery, crockery and a dining table with chairs.
Bathroom with double basins and big corner bath unit, hand held shower attachment
Patio area with a built in braai place, table and chairs. Water feature, and private Bon fire area overlooking the mountains, all surrounded by woodlands and gardens.

Fenced and gated

Hornbill garden cottage

Self Catering fully equipped chalet, that sleeps two people with a Romantic Indoor fireplace, quality King size bed, can be made into 2 singles, wardrobe, 32” flat screen TV with DVD player and DSTV capable. (Please bring your own decoder, smart card+cables and remote control).
Small DVD library available.
Kitchen is equipped with a fridge, microwave, 2 plate gas top stove, kettle, toaster, cutlery and crockery.
Glass and tiled shower, basin, vanity and toilet with hand and body towels supplied.
Ibis has an extra feature, sunken bath on a deck which is open to the elements but private.
Tranquil water feature, private Bon fire area and braai surrounded by beautiful gardens and trees, enclosed with a fence and gates.

Sleeps 2 Adults

Ibis garden cottage

Ibis is a Self Catering fully equipped chalet, that sleeps two people with a Romantic Indoor fireplace, quality King size bed, can be made into 2 singles, wardrobe, 32” flat screen TV with DVD player and DSTV capable. (Please bring your own decoder, smart card+cables and remote control).
Small DVD library available.
Kitchen is equipped with a fridge, microwave, 2 plate gas top stove, kettle, toaster, cutlery and crockery.
Glass and tiled shower, basin, vanity and toilet with hand and body towels supplied.
Ibis has an extra feature, sunken bath on a deck which is open to the elements but private.
Tranquil water feature, private Bon fire area and braai surrounded by beautiful gardens and trees, enclosed with a fence and gates.


Sleeps 2 Adults

Kingfisher family/group cottage

SLEEPS 4 to 8
1st room - 1 queen size bed
2nd room - 2 single beds or king size bed
3rd open plan room - 4 bunk beds


Two full bedrooms and a separate bedroom with four bunk beds. The two bedrooms have a either a queen size bed or two singles that combine to a king size bed. Quality mattresses with bedside tables, lamps and wardrobes. Both bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, one with a Victorian bath. Both bathrooms have glass and tiled showers, basins and toilets with hand and body towels supplied.
The two bedrooms and bathrooms are on opposite sides of the chalet for maximum privacy.
The 4 bunk beds are in an extra room off from the lounge area. (Max 80 kg each)

The lounge is big with a sleeper couch, comfy couch, coffee table, romantic wood fire place, dining room table, 32” flat screen TV with DVD player and DSTV capable. (Please bring your own DSTV decoder, smart card, RCA cables and remote control).
Small DVD library available.
The kitchen is equi

Sleeps 4 Adults and 4 children

Loerie chalet

Sleeps 2 main room and has an extra sleeper couch for an adult or kids, shared bathroom
Loerie is self-catering fully equipped, has a separate bedroom from an open plan lounge/kitchen.
Full bedroom with a King size bed ( or 2 singles beds ) and quality mattress, bedside tables and lamps, wardrobe, en suite toilet, sky light and big bay windows overlooking the beautiful Magaliesburg mountains.
Lounge With Sleeper couch, romantic wood fireplace, 2 arm chairs, coffee table and a 32” flat screen TV, DVD player +DSTV capable.( Please bring your own DSTV decoder, smart card, RCA cables and remote control ).
Fully equipped kitchen with tall fridge, microwave, full gas stove, kettle, toaster, cutlery, crockery and a dining table with chairs.
Bathroom with double basins and big corner bath unit, hand held shower attachment
Patio area with a built in braai place, table and chairs. Water feature, and private Bon fire area overlooking the mountains, all surrounded by woodlands and gardens

Sleeps 3 Adults and 1 child

Oriole Chalet

Self catering, fully equipped cottage on a raised deck, very secluded, lovely open view of surrounding lands and mountains in distance, surrounded by shrubbery, gardens and woods

Separate bedroom with King size bed (or split to 2 singles) wardrobe, electric blankets, side tables and lamps, bathroom has a big corner unit bath and hand held shower attachment. Lounge with TV and DVD player, dstv capable, open plan fully equipped kitchen and meal area, with tall fridge, microwave, full gas stove, kettle, toaster, cutlery, crockery, table and chairs on veranda. Built in covered braai on patio area outside veranda, there is a gate that can be closed onto the veranda and tinkling water feature. Outside bonfire pit, wood can be loaded when required, smaller bags wood also on sale for indoor fireplace, or bring your own if preferred

Sleeps 2 Adults

Sunbird chalet

Self catering, fully equipped cottage on a raised deck, very secluded, lovely open view of surrounding lands and mountains in distance, surrounded by shrubbery, gardens and woods

Separate bedroom with King size bed (or split to 2 singles) wardrobe, electric blankets, side tables and lamps, bathroom has a big corner unit bath and hand held shower attachment. Lounge with TV and DVD player, dstv capable, open plan fully equipped kitchen and meal area, with tall fridge, microwave, full gas stove, kettle, toaster, cutlery, crockery, table and chairs on veranda. Built in covered braai on patio area outside veranda, there is a gate that can be closed onto the veranda and tinkling water feature. Outside bonfire pit, wood can be loaded when required, smaller bags wood also on sale for indoor fireplace, or bring your own if preferred

 

Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Babies
Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Pets
Pets only by Arrangement
Wedding facilities
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Spa
Fireplace on the Premises
Garden
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - covered)
Wi-Fi
Afrikaans
English
Other Language
DVD and/or VCR
Swimming Pool
Nature
Hiking
Mountain Bikeing
Birdwatching

Cancellation Policy:

Non-refundable deposit if booking cancelled within 30 working days of the arrival, if booking cancelled more than 30 days before arrival, 50% of the deposit is refunded, and 60 days or more prior to arrival, refund less 15% admin fee.
Please note bookings can be postponed to another date, due to illness or other family committments, if reasonable, by arrangement, cancellation policy applies
Please be aware as part of checking in/out we charge:
Refundable CASH key deposit of R 50.00.
Refundable damage deposit R 250.00 plus extra will be charged to replace damages
Refundable damage deposit R 350.00 for big groups plus extra will be charged to replace damages

• Damages includes: Fabric stains/damage to towels, curtains/blinds, bed linen, cloths, blankets
• Broken crockery/glassware, damages or lost cutlery, damage to furniture + fittings.

Terms and Conditions

Flexible Cancellation policy as below

OUR BOOKING POLICY :  “FIRST COME FIRST SERVE”

Once quote sent out, arrange payment of 50% as a deposit and confirm the booking.

No booking confirmation without a deposit.

CHECK IN DEPOSITS POLICY:

Please be aware as part of checking in/out we charge

Refundable key deposit of R 50.00.

Refundable damage deposit R 250.00 plus extra will be charged to replace damages

Refundable damage deposit R 350.00 for big groups plus extra will be charged to replace damages

·      Damages includes: Fabric stains/damage to towels, curtains/blinds, bed linen, cloths, blankets

·      Broken crockery/glassware, damages or lost cutlery, damage to furniture + fittings.

CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% deposit refund, if booking cancelled before 30 days of the arrival, if booking 14 days before arrival, 50% of the deposit is refunded, and 5 days or less prior to arrival, regrettably no refund

Please note due to the Covid Pandemic, bookings can be postponed to another date, within that year, seasonal rates apply if moved to a peak season date

Latest Reviews

Awesome place to go to. Very private. Good service.
Herman Schalkwyk Feb 2018
Very good, accommodating and friendly. Felt like a home away from home.
Chris-Mari Delport Aug 2016
Ideal place for friends coming together for quiet time.
Nkhangwe Kekana Jul 2016

Directions:

We are on Google maps, Woodland Gardens R 509 Koster rd 12 km from Magaliesburg to NW province border. Location pins are sent to each guest with any directional assistance required, no difficult off roads, main tar road to our gate, ordinary smaller cars can easily get here, shadecloth covered parking on premises, secure and safe access


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Children Policy


Only 2 of our cottages cann accommodate children, Kingfisher group/family cottage and Loerie cottage, the other 4 are couples cottages or 2 single adults only

Babies under 2 are welcome if sleeping with their parents, no charge

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  • Accommodation Type: Self-Catering
  • Minimum stay: 2 Day/s
  • Sleeps: 19
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM