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About Gelukshoop Cottage

Gelukshoop Cottage Tankwa is a charming self-catering cottage, located on Gelukshoop Farm which is a working sheep and game farm, and offers a great breakaway in the Onder-Karoo or succulent Karoo.

The farm is situated approximately 60km from the Tankwa National Park and 58km from Sutherland. Set on a 3000-hectare farm, the comfortable cottage can accommodate up to four guests. The cottage contains two bedrooms, a bathroom, a kitchen, a dining area, a living room, and a boma. The first bedroom contains a double bed, and the second bedroom contains two single beds. The bathroom contains a shower and hand wash basin, the toilet is seperate with hand wash basin. The kitchen is well-equipped for self-catering with a two-plate gas stove, an open fireplace and a fridge. A freezing facility is available. Hot water is generated by means of a 'donkey' furnace, and the cottage electricity is produced through solar power. The boma contains a well equiped braai area. Firewood for the donkey is supplied. Guests are encouraged to bring braai wood as limited wood is available on the farm.

There is a cement dam close to the cottage with fresh borehole water continiously pumped in by windmills for swimming and relaxing under a tree. Two other cement dams on the farm can also be used for swimming.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 13 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 12:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Hiking
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Minimum of two nights stay required.

Availability and pricing

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  • Cottage Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering The Cottage has a main bedroom with queen-size bed, a wardrobe, a bookshelf, a chair, bedside lamps, and a fan. The seco... see more Features:  Queen beds, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Self-catering, Separate toilet see more Queen beds, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Self-catering, Separate toilet, Single beds, Fan, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms
    from R760 For 2 guests
    • Adults

      Reviews for Gelukshoop Cottage

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      Tracey Jooste
      06 October 2017

      I loved the simpleness of the cottage and that every part was used. It had a very peaceful feeling. We enjoyed driving through the farm seeing the game. A well worth visit.

      Jo-Anne Duffett
      14 July 2017

      Very well equipped cottage

      Gelukshoop Cottage Map

      Gelukshoop Cottage is 41.8km from the centre of Tankwa Karoo Region , the nearest airport 241.1km (Cape Town International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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