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About Bain's Barn

Bain’s Barn, dating from 1801, offers centrally located, self-catering accommodation in historic Church Street, Tulbagh. Its Cape Dutch architecture features a thatched roof, and sleeps two guests in one bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. The unit has a fully equipped kitchen and offers a spacious lounge area as well as a secluded courtyard.

The ever-so-romantic en-suite bedroom opens onto the private courtyard, which is decorated with pebble stones and features a beautiful pink bougainvillea tree. The room is equipped with a queen-sized bed, high-grade cotton linen, towels, a panel heater, and a hairdryer.

The fully fitted open-plan kitchen, equipped for two people, includes an electric oven, a fridge, a microwave, a kettle, a toaster, a coffee maker, pots, pans, cutlery, and crockery. The spacious lounge area is tastefully decorated and furnished to the highest specifications with modern conveniences including a flat-screen TV with DStv access.

This tranquil valley, surrounded by sublime mountain ranges, is the perfect getaway for those who enjoy a country lifestyle. Enjoy outdoor activities such as a round of golf in the heart of nature, horseback out rides, or adventure and adrenaline rushes at the Ceres Zipslide Adventures. Explore Tulbagh by visiting award-winning wine cellars, indulge in cheese, olives, and chocolates, or enjoy spa treatments on offer by highly qualified therapists.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: an hour
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 9 Reviews


  • Satellite TV*

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

A late check-out can be arranged, subject to availability.

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      Reviews for Bain's Barn

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      Denver Daniels, South Africa
      23 March 2015

      We absolutely enjoyed our time at Bain's Barn. This was the perfect escape from the busy Cape Town life. The accommodation was neat and well kept. I really enjoyed the comfortable bed and listening to the jazz fusion music from a near by cafe. We will definitely be back. 

      Uhaan Yssel, South Africa
      16 February 2015

      I must say that I enjoyed my stay at Bain's Barn very much! So clean and quiet and peaceful.  An extremely romantic atmosphere.  A must for any romantic getaway!

      Tiaan Fourie, South Africa
      22 September 2014

      Brilliant and spacious with plenty of small touches! Bedding was excellent and the electric blanket was a wonderful surprise. Awesome option for a romantic getaway.

      Johan van Zyl, South Africa
      14 March 2014

      The perfect self-catering spot in historic Church Street: spacious, well equipped, close to the best Tulbagh has to offer. The only thing that bothered us was rather loud music until 23:00 from somewhere in the vicinity, probably the theatre or a restaurant.

      david mcconnell, South Africa
      08 October 2013

      Fantastic stay in unique and atmospheric accommodation, with huge attention to detail, down to milk, jam, rusk and water available. If you are going to stay in Tulbach, you need to stay in Church Street, and this reasonably priced accommodation is right in the heart.

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      Bain's Barn is 0.3km from the centre of Tulbagh , the nearest airport 96.8km (Cape Town International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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