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Description

Rural and river retreats in tranquil surroundings, Stanford Country Cottages are self-catering establishments situated throughout the Victorian village of Stanford, and on farms nearby. Perfect getaways from stressed city living, they offer a unique base from which to explore this magical village and fascinating surrounding area of the Cape Overberg and Whale Coast. Stanford nestles in the quiet space between the Kleinriviersberg Mountains and the meandering Klein River.  

Art galleries and antique shops invite the casual browser, and mouthwatering fare in cafes, pubs, restaurants and the local cheese farm entice the senses. The mountain fynbos, the river and the coastline attract a fascinating diversity of birdlife. Hikers and mountain bikers can choose the coastal or mountain routes, or merely amble along the village wandelpad. Paddlers can escape to the solitude and silence of the river Stanford is the ideal base for exploring the many attractions of this region. From July to December, whales languish in Walker Bay and can be seen up close from the cliff paths in Hermanus and De Kelders.  A short drive further along to Gansbaai takes one to the white shark capital of the world, where cage diving is offered for the adventurous.

Please note that the rates displayed are for two guests and additional guests will pay an additional R150 per person; hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
  • AA Highly Recommended

Important Information

Provisional reservations can only be confirmed with 50% deposit within 48 hours after booking is made (bank details to be provided) Payment to be made in full 7 days prior to reservation date.
Please note that the rates displayed are for two guests and additional guests will pay an additional R150 per person; hence we advise guests to request...
Provisional reservations can only be confirmed with 50% deposit within 48 hours after booking is made (bank details to be provided) Payment to be made in full 7 days prior to reservation date.
Please note that the rates displayed are for two guests and additional guests will pay an additional R150 per person; hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.
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ON REQUEST
Thursday 11th September
  • Per Person Sharing:
  • R450
  • Per Person:
  • R600
  • Per Unit:
  • R1350
  • Minimum Stay:
  • 2 Nights
 
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Claudes on Church Cottage>X 1
Includes: Self Catering
This is one of Stanford’s original cottages, it has been restored with shuttered windows and doors and tastefully furnished in traditional, uncluttered style. The bedroom is furnished with a comfortable queen-size bed and Kiwinet mosquito netting, ensures uninterrupted sleep. The unit has a spacious en-suite shower room. The well equipped separate kitchen has a dishwasher, and the unit has a separate laundry with washer and dryer. The lounge has an open fireplace as well as a Satellite TV and guests are welcome to bring their own decoder and smart card. The living area opens out onto a deep, shaded patio with a portable barbecue facility. It has beautiful views across part of the village to the mountains, and is located just around the corner from the river. There is a large, open garden with ample room for play. Please note that the rates displayed are for two guests and additional guests will pay an additional R150 per person; hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite Beds Queen beds Other Fireplace, Self-catering TV Television, Satellite TV Views Mountain
 
Claudes on Church Cottage
Sleeps 4 Price:
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The White House>X 1
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A rambling family home-away-from-home, with a wooden deck overlooking the village and the river bend below. The main living area upstairs consists of an open-plan lounge and kitchen area with breakfast counter. The well-equipped kitchen includes a gas cooker, an oven, a microwave, and a fridge-freezer. The lounge is furnished comfortably and features a Queen Anne stove to keep warm during the winter months. The downstairs games room offers table tennis and soccer games, and the enclosed back garden has a cricket practice net as well as a large paved area with comfortable sun loungers. A DVD player and dual feed DStv are available, ensuring that TV can be watched upstairs and downstairs. The deck sports comfortable couches as well as dining table and chairs for leisurely meals, and the portable barbecue facilities can be used on the deck or in the garden. Pets are allowed by prior arrangement. Please note that the rates displayed are for two guests and additional guests will pay an additional R150 per person; hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.
Beds Bunk beds, Single beds, Queen beds TV Television, DStv
 
The White House
Sleeps 10 Price:
  • R2,700
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Thula >X 1
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Thula is an attractive, spacious, newly built house with upstairs wooden deck offering wonderful views of the village and mountains. A well-equipped open-plan kitchen includes a microwave, a large fridge-freezer and a stove, as well as a washer and a dryer. The comfortable lounge features a high, open beamed ceiling, and large fireplace. DStv is available with guests' own smart card. The separate dining room features generous dining table and its own large fireplace. A comfortable covered patio with portable barbecue facilities makes for enjoyable outside dining. Please note that the rates displayed are for two guests and additional guests will pay an additional R150 per person; hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.
Other Fireplace, Self-catering TV Television
 
Thula
Sleeps 8 Price:
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The Ark>X 1
Includes: Self Catering
This intriguing house nestles amongst giant trees in a huge wooded garden a few steps away from the meandering river. It has been tastefully furnished with French country flair, and comprises of a downstairs lounge and a dining area with a large kitchen, a formal dining area and a small breakfast nook. The kitchen is fully equipped with a large fridge-freezer and five-plate gas stove with an electric oven. A small laundry area houses a washing machine, a dishwasher and an ice-maker. The unit also has a fireplace doubling as an indoor barbecue. A covered veranda features built-in seating and a generous table for al fresco dining. An outdoor barbecue is available and adequate secure off-street parking is provided behind a lockable farm gate. Please note that the rates displayed are for two guests and additional guests will pay an additional R150 per person; hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite, Separate toilet Beds Single beds, Queen beds, King beds Other No Smoking in Rooms, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Self-catering Views Mountain, River
 
The Ark
Sleeps 8 Price:
  • R2,300
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Bed Lemon>X 1
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This rambling family home has been built in true Stanford style. The large downstairs living space has an open-plan lounge and dining area, and ends in an efficiently spaced kitchen with spacious pantry. True to the architectural style, the ceiling in the kitchen is lined with reeds, and almost all the windows are dressed with original wooden shutters. The kitchen is well equipped, but without a dishwasher and a washing machine. The pantry has adequate storage space and double happy doors lead from the kitchen to the entertainment area, with seating and dining space overlooking the spacious garden with a large sparkling pool, set in a lovely garden with mature trees and stunning views of the Klein River Mountains. A spacious entertainment room upstairs allows children to play to their hearts content. An unusual shaped fireplace in the lounge keeps one warm and cosy during chilly, wet winters. A small garden cottage is set in the pretty patio garden. This can sleep an additional two guests in a double bed with an en-suite shower room. Please note that the rates displayed are for two guests and additional guests will pay an additional R150 per person; hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite, Shower only Other Fireplace, Self-catering Views Swimming pool, Mountain
 
Bed Lemon
Sleeps 6 Price:
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Journey's End>X 1
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This sprawling holiday home is ideal for languid family holidays and get-togethers with close friends. The house has four bedrooms and the air-conditioned main bedroom has a queen-size bed. The three additional bedrooms have two single beds each and share the sizeable family bathroom which has a bath and a shower. The fully equipped kitchen has a double-door fridge-freezer, a four-plate stove with oven and a microwave and generous counter space. A washing machine is also provided. A large dining table comfortably seats eight guests. The comfortable, air-conditioned lounge has a flat screen TV with DStv and a DVD player. The fireplace between the dining area and kitchen can also be used as an indoor braai during inclement weather, whilst hot summer days may be spent at the outdoor braai next to the swimming pool or at the gas braai on the back patio. A children’s playroom is equipped with comfy seating, toys and a flat screen TV. Situated in the quiet western edge of the village, it is a block away from the river and proclaimed nature reserve. Just a short walk takes one to large open fields; ideal for bike riding, exploring and kicking balls. Please note that the rates displayed are for two guests and additional guests will pay an additional R150 per person; hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.
Bathroom Facilities Shared bathroom Beds Single beds, Queen beds Other Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Air-Conditioning TV Television, DVD player, DStv
 
Journey's End
Sleeps 8 Price:
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Garden Cottage>X 1
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This cosy one bedroom cottage is tucked away in a far corner of a sprawling garden in the heart of the core conservation area of Victorian Stanford. The bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed with Kiwinet mosquito netting, ensuring uninterrupted sleep, and the room has an en-suite shower room. Light and sunny, the open-plan living area consists of a fully equipped kitchenette with a double-door fridge freezer, a two-plate stove, an oven and a microwave, a dining area and a lounge. A comfortable couch and rattan chairs nestle near the built-in fireplace. Meals can be enjoyed at the sturdy Oregon pine dining table and antique colonial chairs. The covered patio enjoys views of the garden and provides outdoor seating for relaxed al fresco meals and a Weber braai is available. A short stroll takes one to the centre of the village amenities on Queen Victoria Street. Please note that the rates displayed are for two guests and additional guests will pay an additional R150 per person; hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.
Bathroom Facilities En-suite Beds Queen beds Other Fireplace, Self-catering
 
Garden Cottage
Sleeps 2 Price:
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Reviews for Stanford Country Cottages

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01 September 2013

Had a wonderful two nights in Stanford, staying at Bed Lemon. Ansie was marvellous! Our grateful thanks to all for allowing us to take our dogs along, they loved Stanford as much as we did.

29 January 2013

Nice house in the middle of beautiful Stanford. Clean, well kept with all nescessary facilities.

28 December 2012

We had a fantastic stay, the garden and pool and cottage have a welcome and homely feel. It is well equipped and tastefully decorated. My only criticism is that it would have been nice to have fans in the rooms as it gets a little hot at nice but is cool in the day. We would definitely go again.

10 July 2012

We had a lovely weekend at Journeys End. There is a nice big indoor braai for those chilly nights. Ansie was very helpful, and the people in the town very friendly.

Stanford Country Cottages Map

Stanford Country Cottages is 0.4km from the centre of Stanford , the nearest airport 108.7km (Cape Town International Airport).

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