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About Fossil Hills Farm Cottage

It is a heaven for those who can indigenous the Karoo  in a private nature  reserve. Our mountainous scenery owes much of its rugged charm to the Paleozoic sedimentary rocks, dating back to 355 million years ago. This valley can be visited through out the year as each season reveals a gloriously secret beauty, specially  for bird watching, hiking, fishing, picnics, cycling and resting. Enjoy tranquil surroundings and real farm peacefulness.   

The Fossil Hills Cottage is a beautiful self-catering, fully equipped farm cottage with two bedrooms, bathroom (shower and bath), open plan lounge and kitchen, cozy fireplace and patio. Accommodation for four people. Equipped with an indoor as well as an outdoor fire and braai facilities. Well-known McGregor cellar is within a radius of 3 kilometer as well as the Donkey Sanctuary and the charming village of McGregor. It’s private and perfect for a getaway weekend or holiday.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 28
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 19 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

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Reviews for Fossil Hills Farm Cottage

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Carin Coerecius
04 June 2018

My partner and I enjoyed our short stay at the lavender cottage it had everything we needed it peaceful and romantic. The cottage left a special place in our hearts and were definitely coming back for more. We will also bring family and friends to check our the other cottages too

Wayne Smith, South Africa
07 July 2015

Highly recommend Fossil Hills Farm Cottage. The cottage is well equipped and really provides for a very comfortable stay. The views from the front porch are amazing.

Orffer Ernst, South Africa
30 September 2013

On arriving at the cottage we were blown away with both the scenery and the location. Inside the cottage was beautiful and clean.Will recommend Fossil Hills to anyone.

Tavia Boertje, South Africa
22 April 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cottage and would love to visit again. Love the attention to detail and the Fossil Hills wine.

Surika van Rensburg, South Africa
22 October 2012

Had a wonderful time. Cottage well equipped and with taste. Wonderful fireplace.

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Fossil Hills Farm Cottage is 3.2km from the centre of McGregor , the nearest airport 138.2km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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1 review

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Heron Trail

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