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About The Bell @ Fernwood

The Bell is situated on Fernwood, at the foothills of the majestic Cathkin Peak.Surrounded by the little berg, free roaming game and privacy of the champagne valley, it is the place to come home to.

The Bell received a minor facelift in October of 2013, and we can proudly announce that is has received a 4 stars rating from the South African Tourism Grading. We strongly believe that the unique and beautiful location is its best assets.

The Bell is a fully equipped three bedroom six-sleeper chalet, with two bathrooms and a reading room. The spacious open plan living area leads onto a cosy veranda with amazing views giving you an instant connection to berg life. The kitchen is well equipped and daily cleaning services will ease you into a relaxing mode. The Bell is privately situated and no other units are visible from the house. For cold winter nights, the Bell is equipped with a fireplace, underfloor heating in the main bedroom and bathroom and electric heaters in all the other bedrooms.

Wild antelope and birds feed on the lawn and can be seen in early mornings.
Fernwood consists of 230ha of pristine mountain property adjacent to the UNESCO Ukhalamba World Heritage Park.

The Bell is the only commercially rentable chalet in this private development. The Bell - the best of the Berg.

We regret, no pets allowed.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Response Time: 6 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Includes: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 30 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Please note: we require a minimum of four guests per night over the high season.

We regret, no pets allowed.

The Bell @ Fernwood Rooms

Reviews for The Bell @ Fernwood

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Phil Vardey, England
23 November 2015

The pictures do not do this place justice. The inside is so spacious nicely decorated. The area is stunning and one evening we had a braai surrounded by zebra on the lawn. Could not recommend this place enough

Janine Scholte, Netherlands
21 August 2015

The Bell is beautifully located in the mountains of Drakensbergen, you see no neighbours, only nature. The view is absolutely stunning. The house is well equiped and the fireplace is a must in wintertime. You can do nice walks on the grounds of Fernwood to the waterfalls and there is short cut on foot to the National Park. Zebras do walk around in your garden.The whole family enjoyed it. 

Eloy Lopez, Spain
13 April 2015

The facilities were perfect all around the house. So the house did not have any thing missing. In front of house, we could see zebras.

Shafiek Sheik, South Africa
15 January 2015

The Berg was very hot during the day, but cool in the evenings - the chalet was very airy & equipped and comfortable. The reserve is very peaceful with many walking trails. There is plentiful of springbuck, zebra and horses on the reserve, which graze around the chalets. Staff very responsive and pleasant. A great stay, thanks!Sheik-Essop

Gabriela Dragone, Argentina
22 November 2014

Super beautiful, conformable, clean, everything for the kitchen, good decor. A place to rest, excellent location, beautiful view of the mountains. Of course I have recommended and will recommend this place. Of couse I will back Gabriela of Buenos Aires, Argentina

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The Bell @ Fernwood Map

The Bell @ Fernwood is 2.9km from the centre of Cathkin Park , the nearest airport 197.7km (King Shaka International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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