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About Karoo Cottage

Karoo Cottage is a delightful air-conditioned little cottage situated under a giant pine tree in the heart of the village of Loxton. It is fully-equipped for self-catering. The cottage comprises one large living-cum-bedroom with one double bed and one single bed, fitted with good quality linen and bedding.

The main room is wall to wall carpeted and includes a small dining table and chairs, comfy armchairs, and other furnishings. Television is provided, with standard SABC channels. The en-suite bathroom has a shower, basin and toilet. The adjoining kitchen has a full size fridge/freezer, a small microwave oven, and a two-plate gas cooker, no oven, plus a range of cutlery, crockery, and cooking utensils. The air-conditioner unit serves to both cool and heat the cottage, and in winter electric blankets are fitted. Small pets are allowed with prior arrangement.

Karoo Cottage has its own access and is totally private. The lockable car gate leads into a shade net-covered carport and there's a private braai area behind the cottage also ideal for stargazing. Wood and braai packs are available by prior arrangement.

Breakfast is an optional extra - we can put ingredients into the cottage for you either for a light breakfast or self-cook - by prior arrangement. The pretty village of Loxton is small and has few facilities so the owners request that you arrange meals in advance. If you'll be self-catering, it's advisable to bring all your supplies with you from a larger centre.

Loxton is a delightful hamlet situated beneath a canopy of trees in the heart of the Karoo. This is not a destination that speaks of bright lights, but rather of bright stars. Thanks to no light or air pollution, we have awesome night skies and have seen see up to twenty satellites within two hours of star gazing.

There are also lovely walks around the tiny, pretty village with its old vernacular architecture, you can climb our koppies, for never-ending views across the plains, and in spring our streets are a fairytale picture of white pear blossoms.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 29 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Regrettably, no children under 12 are accepted.
Small pets are allowed with prior arrangement.

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  • Self-catering Cottage Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering Karoo Cottage is an air-conditioned cottage with one large single open plan bedroom with a bathroom that has a shower,... see more Features:  Double beds, Local channels, Shower only, Air-Conditioning, Self-catering, Single beds see more Double beds, Local channels, Shower only, Air-Conditioning, Self-catering, Single beds, Heater, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms
    from R760 For 2 guests
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      Reviews for Karoo Cottage

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      Johnnie Hay
      08 January 2018

      Ons het heerlik gebly in 'n eenheid waar alles byderhand is. 'n Mens kan agterkom dat die eienaar vooruitgedink het aan elke moontlike behoefte van gaste.

      Erik Kullander
      21 November 2017

      Very comfortable and

      Renier Van Schalkwyk, South Africa
      10 October 2016

      Loxton is a small quint town. You go there because you expect peace, quiet and old world charm. Karoo Cottage is all of these things. Steve is wonderful host. Down to earth, friendly and helpful. If it weren't for him we'd have taken the wrong road back to Cape Town. The cottage is in great condition and the amenities are sufficient. We only stayed a night because we we're passing through, but we'll definitely stay longer next time.

      Elane Strauss, South Africa
      04 July 2016

      We had an awesome stay and would like to thank Steve again!! We'll be back for sure!

      Claire Weerepas, South Africa
      26 August 2015

      Comfortable and convenient

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      Karoo Cottage is 0.5km from the centre of Loxton , the nearest airport 280.7km (George Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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