You will immediately feel at home as you slow down to the relaxed pace of country life and take time to experience simple beauty, the attention to detail, the small unexplained things, the dogs the cat the ducks and the horses – the odd shaped rooms - the garden with quirky stone men - the warm and inviting lounge leading onto a large shaded garden with swimming pool, bedrooms with French doors and shutters opening into the garden - the harshness of the Karoo that gives you grace in the evening and gentleness in the morning.
Our guest accommodation and facilities are separate from our own, affording our guests a level of privacy not normally associated with a guesthouse.
We accept credit cards (Visa and MasterCard only) and guests are most welcome to use the Wi-Fi.
Each of the 5 air conditioned guest rooms has its own special character with en-suite bathrooms. After breathing the fresh country air, you’ll sleep soundly in the comfortable beds with crisp percale linen.
Open thatched roof - Kingsize bed or twin beds en suite with shower open plan lounge area – fully equipped tea and coffee facilities with bar fridge. Private entrance off the front veranda – air conditioning and wall heaters. A single bed can be added for a child.
Open thatched roof – Queen size bed en suite with shower – tea and coffee facilities. Private entrance off the garden court yard – air conditioning and wall heater.
Open thatched roof – Queen size bed en suite with shower – separate lounge area with air conditioning and wall heaters – Kitchenette fully equipped with tea and coffee facilities and bar fridge – Private front entrance off Bank Street and door opening onto the garden with swimming pool. Singe bed can be added for a child. Together with Room 4 this is ideal for a family as the rooms are separated by a passage.
Opened thatched roof - Kingsize bed or twin beds en suite with shower open plan lounge area fully equipped tea and coffee facilities with bar fridge. Air conditioning and wall heaters - Private front entrance off Bank Street – French doors opening onto the garden. A maximum of 2 beds can be added for children. Together with Room 3 this is ideal for a family as the rooms are separated by a passage.
Kingsize bed or twin beds en suite with bath and hand shower private entrance and patio under a 100 year old grape vine early morning tea or coffee is delivered to the room prior to breakfast – air conditioning and wall heaters.
Breakfast is served in the garden under the trees in summer weather permitting and in winter in the main guest lounge with fire place.
The generous Onse Rus farmhouse breakfast is a real treat: homemade muesli, fresh farm dairy products, fruit juice, bacon and eggs with mouth-watering local preserves... and just wait until you taste the cream!
We are fully licensed and cater for large tour groups. Dinner is served upon request with a minimum of 4 guests booking - you might fancy a simple omelette or a three course Karoo dinner - chat to Lisa. If you prefer to eat out we can recommend a number of excellent restaurants all within walking distance from the guesthouse.
We serve tea and cake on arrival. In summer you might choose to sit in the gazebo next to the swimming pool or in winter the guest lounge with fireplace which doubles as an art gallery.
The inviting sparkling pool provides a sanctuary on hot summer days. The shady garden has braai facilities and a bar. The dining room has a large ceramic fireplace for winter, and our library in the guest lounge offers books to suit every taste.
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