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About Birch Grove

Birch Grove is a charming log cabin in the heart of Hogsback. The comfortable accommodation set in the lush forests will have guests feeling like they have escaped the world.

The log cabin has two bedrooms. The main bedroom has a queen-size bed as well as a single bed, and the second bedroom has a double bed. Both bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms with baths. The beds have electric blankets to keep the winter chill at bay.

The comfortable cabin has a lounge area where guests can relax. It is equipped with a fully fitted kitchen including tea and coffee facilities. There is a gas heater for winter. Guests can stay on either a self-catering rate or a bed and breakfast rate. The log cabin also has a braai area to complete the picture.

Hogsback lies on the western edge of the Amatola Mountains and is surrounded by indigenous Afromontane forests which give a mystical feel to the area. Guests are able to enjoy the scenery when walking, hiking or mountain biking. There are many opportunities to enjoy the calls of birds, or spend a relaxing afternoon fishing.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 6 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 5
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 29 Reviews

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Hiking
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English

Important Information

Bed and breakfast rates are available.

Availability and pricing

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  • Log Cabin Sleeps 5 Includes: Self-catering The main bedroom has a queen-size bed and a single bed, as well as an en-suite bathroom with a bath. The second bedroom... see more Features:  Double beds, Queen beds, Bath only, En-suite, Balcony/patio, Self-catering see more Double beds, Queen beds, Bath only, En-suite, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Heater, Television, No Smoking in Rooms, Garden views
    from R600 For 2 guests
    • Adults

      Reviews for Birch Grove

      29 guest reviews Reviews of

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      Debbie Cornforth
      12 July 2018

      The linen on the beds was not all cleaned . The 2 seater couch has collapsed and you sit on the piece of wood that sticks up. The cottage is advertised at having a gas heater. The gas heater has no gas bottle in it and we were apparently meant to bring our own, but we were not told to. The electric blanket on the one double bed doesn't work very well and we had both our kids getting in to our bed shivering in the middle of the night. We stayed at 3 similar types of places on our holiday and all similarly priced but this one lagged far far behind the others. Disappointed....

      Megan Maartens
      09 July 2018

      Lovely stay with friends in Brich Grove, though it was cold outside our warm electric blankets kept us warm at night. We enjoyed our stay in the cottage with all the basics we required. Friendly staff that was ready to help.Thank you

      Rina Smith
      07 July 2018

      Nobody to welcome you or tell you where to get the key. Poor communication. Freezing cold insight, light switch for bathrooms are at entrance of bedroom not near bathroom. Electrical blankets need replacement. Poor place for x4 people to sit in kitchen area. X2seater bench need attention.

      Johan Duvenhage
      29 May 2018

      The cabin is good value for money and the booking and reception experience was great. Excellent location.I would have liked a shower, and the hot water seems to be a bit finicky (you can't have both the hot and cold taps open at the same time) ... but the water was really hot.There were sufficient utensils of all sorts. The microwave does not seem to have correct glass plate, so expect a few unexpected noises there. Whilst a gas heater is available, there was no gas bottle provided — not sure if they only stock it when it gets bitterly cold or if it has to be provided by yourself. However,...
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      Brenda Perrin
      24 January 2018

      The house was spotless, and well equipped. We loved the fresh flowers that were provided.

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      Birch Grove Map

      Birch Grove is 0.7km from the centre of Hogsback , the nearest airport 112.3km (East London Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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