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About Evergreen River Guest Farm, Groot Marico

Evergreen River Guest Farm is a privately owned farm situated on the banks of the Groot Marico River, approximately 9 kms outside of Groot Marico. We are a comfortable 2 - 2,5 hrs drive from Johannesburg on the N4 Platinum Highway in the North West, between Rustenburg (90 kms) and Zeerust (40 kms). We are a 2 hr drive from the Botswana border. Accommodation comprises of 2 free standing private cottages, "Le Butterfly & "Star Gazer", away from the main farm house and close to the river - and 1 free standing cottage "Rain Lily" that is 20m away from the main farm house. Le Butterfly & Star Gazer offer the same facilities. Each cottage can accommodate up to 6 guests. Each cottage has 1 main bedroom with a double bed and en suite bathroom. 1 private bedroom with 2 single beds and en suite bathroom. The open plan dining/sitting room has 2 single beds. The cottages have a large open plan sitting/dining/kitchen room area with an indoor fireplace and large sliding doors that lead onto the patio and undercover braai area. There is a private natural rock splash pool, outdoor shower (stoute stort) with hot and cold water and large firepit for star gazing. Should you be a larger group than 6 paying guests in the cottage, we are able to afford you the opportunity of camping in your tents and sharing the cottage facilities. Tenting costs are 0 to 5 years no charge, 6 to 11 years R50 per child per day and 12 years and up R100 per person per day. The cottages are mountain facing and within 200m of the river. Rates at Star Gazer and Le Butterfly are: 0 to 5 years no charge, 6 to 11 years at R200 per child per night and 12 years and up at R400 per person per night. Rain Lily is a free standing unit that is 20m away from the main farm house and offers the following: Established garden, private entrance, carport. There is a large open plan sitting and dining room with sliding door leading onto the garden. Fully equipped kitchen. Private bedroom with en suite bathroom. Bedroom leads onto patio. Bathroom has a bath and stand-in-bath shower. There is an undercover braai on the patio. Rates at Da Flat are: 0 to 5 years no charge, 6 to 11 yrs R150 per child per night and 12 and up R300 pppn.Our units are self catering. We do not provide swimming/bath towels. Bring your own bikes and enjoy riding all the dirt roads in and around the farm. Come hike, swim, fish, picnic, star gaze, read, walk, pick citrus in the orchard and pecan nuts (when in season), feed the hens, feed the sheep, or just chill!The Marico Eye is 30kms away from us. Bring your scuba/snorkelling gear and maybe spend a day braaing/picnicing at the Eye.Bring your own tubes and lilo’s to enjoy the Groot Marico River that runs through the farm – and your own fishing rods to catch yellow fish, barbell and bass.There is a substantial amount to be seen and done in and around Groot Marico and we will gladly assist with information on these activities.

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Family friendly: Get close to nature. Pick your own seasonal veges in our organic vege garden; feed the chicken and collect eggs for breakfast. Pick citrus from the orchard and pecan nuts when in season.

Romantic: Have a romantic picnic at the river. Sit at the firepit and star gaze in our unpolluted skies. Enjoy the private outdoor facilities.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 7 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 10 Reviews

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Parking on Premises
  • Hiking
  • Cosy
  • Romantic
  • Conference Venues
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Smoking is not permitted in the units
There are no TV's in the unit
There is limited cellphone coverage
We regret, no credit card facilities are available
Minimal charge per adult is R450,00 per person for a 1 night stay
Minimal charge per child is R225,00 per person for a 1 night stay
Should you wish to have your unit...
Smoking is not permitted in the units
There are no TV's in the unit
There is limited cellphone coverage
We regret, no credit card facilities are available
Minimal charge per adult is R450,00 per person for a 1 night stay
Minimal charge per child is R225,00 per person for a 1 night stay
Should you wish to have your unit tidied during your stay the rate is R20,00 per hour and needs to be requested in advance
Should you wish to have the unit serviced after departure the rate is R100,00 and needs to be requested in advance
Well socialised and trained dogs are welcome at a duration stay cost of R80,00 per dog. Visitors need to bring beds, bedding and bowls for pets. Pets are not allowed on any of the cottage furniture. If this happens, an additional laundry fee will be requested. Pets are not allowed to be left unattended in the cottage. When making a reservation, please confirm number of pets, size and breed. Consideration must be given to our 3 resident dogs.
Please note that we have 2 children policies. Le Butterfly and Star Gazer is 0 to 5 yrs at no charge. 6 to 11 yrs at R200 per child per night and 12 yrs and up at R400 per person per night
Please note that the children policy at Da Flat is 0 to 5 yrs at no charge. 6 to 11 yrs at R150 per child per night and 12 trs and up at R300 per person per night
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Reviews for Evergreen River Guest Farm, Groot Marico

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Liezl Westenraad
12 February 2018

I will recommend this any time. Will definitely go again. Beautiful place. Lynnie and Rob is amazing people and go out of their way to make this a pleasant experience. The river and surroundings..... breathtaking views. Thank you

Themba Tshabalala
12 November 2017

I love the view of mountains,straight from my cottage window and the sound of baboons.

Giel Naude
08 November 2017

Ons is hartlik ontvang deur Rob en Lynn en rondgewys en vertel hoe alles werk en wat daar is om te doen. Die huisie was skoon en netjies met alles daarin wat jy nodig het- neem net jou eie handdoek saam. Ons het dit baie geniet en sal weer terug wees in die toekoms.Giel & Ria

Lesley Pace
02 October 2017

A marvellous, spotless, beautiful, well run place. We had an amazing weekend and will definitely return in the near future. Rob and Lynnie went out of their way to assist us in any way they could.

Liza Oberholzer
18 September 2017

We enjoyed an absolutely wonderful weekend, and recommend this place highly. Our children enjoyed picking oranges, feeding the goats, playing in the river, looking at the stars and much more.

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Evergreen River Guest Farm, Groot Marico is 7.1km from the centre of Groot Marico , the nearest airport 89.2km (Pilanesberg International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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