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About Die Paalhys

Die Paalhys is a Canadian type fully equipped solid log home overlooking un-obstructed natural mountain terrain. The house is set in the quite village of Kaapsehoop where horses run free and the cool morning mist creates a magical setting in the mountains.

The house has two bedrooms and an open-plan living area with a fully equipped kitchen and a deck. The open-plan kitchen includes an old-style six-seater dining room table adjacent to the lounge with a television, local channels only. There is two additional sleeper couches for children in the large double volume lounge area. The huge deck area has a Webber braai and views of the natural surroundings. Covered paring is provided.

The small village offers many trails and restaurants run by the local residents creating a homely atmosphere to enjoy a peaceful vacation.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 35 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 12 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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  • Self-catering House Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering The house comprises a large main bedroom upstairs in the loft with a double bed and en-suit toilet, basin and bath. The... see more Features:  Double beds, Local channels, Private bathroom, Bath only, En-suite, Shower only see more Double beds, Local channels, Private bathroom, Bath only, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Self-catering, Sleeper couch, Single beds, Fan, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Garden views
    from R620 For 2 guests
    • Adults

      Reviews for Die Paalhys

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      Maryna de Bruin
      03 October 2018

      The view was great. Everything is there what you need. Its one of the best plases to stay in kaapsehoop

      Venecia Van Loggerenberg
      24 February 2018

      One of the best accommodation venues! The photos really do not do justice to this beautiful venue.

      Lareine Milne
      15 November 2017

      A place worthy of a return visit.

      Iselle Combrink-Groome, South Africa
      11 July 2016

      Die Paalhys is really beautiful, well equipped and spacious, making it a very comfy stay away from home. The owner made sure we had enough wood to keep the fire going on the first night and there were electric blankets on the beds. It is a lovely unit, catering for every possible need. The only negative point: we weren't aware that the ground floor is a permanent residence. Unfortunately the unit is not sound resistant at all, so we could hear every word of every conversation the owners had downstairs until they went to bed at night, taking something away from the exceptional quietness that...
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      Hilde Postorius, South Africa
      29 February 2016

      Die Paalhys has the perfect atmosphere - cozy and stocked with everything you need. The owner is very friendly and made our stay a memorable one. I will recommend Die Paalhys to anyone who wants to spend time away in Kaapsehoop!

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      Die Paalhys is 0.2km from the centre of Kaapsehoop , the nearest airport 43.6km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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