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About Bird Cottage

Bird Cottage is situated in the beautiful seaside village of Sedgefield and lies midway between Knysna and George, in the heart of the Garden Route. The owner, Andy Nortje, has a special interest in birds of prey and the rehabilitation of injured raptors; guests may have the opportunity to view these raptors on the premises.

Guests have a choice of staying in the lovely Bird Cottage or the Guinea Room. Both units are furnished with comfortable double beds and sleeper couches, and each unit has an en-suite bathroom. The Bird Cottage has a lounge equipped with a TV offering DStv, and the kitchen is fully equipped. The unit has a private entrance and braai facilities in the garden. The Guinea Room has a comfortable lounge with a TV offering local channel access, and there is a kitchenette equipped with a mini stove, oven, fridge and freezer.

Bordering the Goukamma Nature Reserve and the Wilderness National Park, Sedgefield leaves the visitor spoilt for choice when it comes to birdwatching and walks amoungst indigenous fauna and flora. The Groenvlei Lake lies to the east of Sedgefield and is popular for its bass fishing. Guests can go horse riding on the beach and in the forest, or go on train trips on the famous Outeniqua Choo-Choo. There is kitesurfing and paragliding for the more adventurous.

  • Response Rate: 93%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 12 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 11 Reviews

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue

Languages Spoken

  • English

Important Information

Please note that the rates are subject to seasonal change.We are not pet friendly.

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Reviews for Bird Cottage

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Helouise Wallace
23 April 2018

Loved the space an convenience. Everything u needed was there. The little private was great!

Renee Eyman
09 July 2017

Awesome facilities. Ideally situated. Vey comfortable. Excellent value for money. Will definitely stay there again.

Juanita Loubsesr
18 April 2017

We enjoy the stay Bird Cottage however the 2-plate stove take hours to warm up and we can'tt boil potatoes or even bacon and eggs . We put it all under the grill to cook. Nice hot water and very friendly hosts.

Heidi Schonfeldt, South Africa
20 January 2017

We use bird cottage annually for our family getaway and it never disappoints. Highly recommended!

Dolores Donovan, South Africa
12 April 2016

The accommodation was not per friendly as requested.

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Bird Cottage is 2.4km from the centre of Sedgefield , the nearest airport 44.5km (George Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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