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About Piet-my-Vrou Farm Guest Cottage

Piet-my-Vrou Farm Guest Cottage is a two-bedroom, self-catering cottage situated on a working farm which is private and fully-equipped. The cottage can sleep up to six guests and meals are available on request.

Piet-my-Vrou is the Afrikaans name for the mockingbird or red chested cuckoo that you will find here during spring time. The cottage is situated on the working farm called Drayton, at the foot of a beautiful mountain. Drayton is one of the oldest farms in the Overberg area and the original mill, that dates back to the mid 1700's, is still on the farm. The farm is only 8 km outside of Caledon, on the N2 in the direction of Riviersonderend. Visitors can reach the cottage by car and will only have to travel on 800 m of gravel road.

On arrival, guests will receive freshly baked bread and home baked rusks. A menu from which guests can order home cooked meals and freshly baked goods to be enjoyed in the privacy of the cottage, is also provided. Guests can relax on the verandah and enjoy the scenery, or take an easy hike to the waterfall in the nearby mountain. A small mountain stream also flows past the cottage.

The coastal town of Hermanus is 65 km away and picturesque Greyton is only 40 km away. In the nearby Hemel and Aarde Valley, there are a number of wine cellars that can be visited. The hot springs and casino are only 8 km away. There is a golf course in Caledon, as well as a few restaurants and gift shops. The Arabella Hotel, with its very popular golf course and spa, is only 20 minutes away.

  • Response Rate: 87%
  • Response Time: 11 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 7 Reviews


  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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      Reviews for Piet-my-Vrou Farm Guest Cottage

      7 guest reviews Reviews of

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      Janice Willemse, South Africa
      14 September 2015

      Enjoyed every moment of the entire weekend at piet-my-vrou cottage!! Most of our time we spent sitting infront of the fireplace.. Thanks to René-Louis for the freshly baked bread. Will certainly come again just to break away. 

      Beverley Best, South Africa
      18 May 2015

      Quaint little cottage. Neat and clean. Beautiful and peaceful surroundings. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and we will without hesitation revisit again should we be in the area.

      Marthe McLoud, South Africa
      27 October 2014

      We enjoyed our one night stay immensely. Beautiful rustic cottage. Lovely views. Perfect for a break.

      Lucy Etherton, South Africa
      02 September 2014

      We had a lovely weekend at Piet-my-Vrou cottage and the children absolutely loved staying on the farm. Rene-Louise was absolutely brilliant, so friendly, and baked delicious bread. Thank you very much!

      karen kingon, South Africa
      19 May 2014

      A real break away. Awesome views and great hosts. The bread and rusks were delicious.

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      Piet-my-Vrou Farm Guest Cottage Map

      Piet-my-Vrou Farm Guest Cottage is 10.2km from the centre of Caledon , the nearest airport 106.6km (Cape Town International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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