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About Old Sam's Cottage

Old Sam’s Cottage is situated just outside of the town of Bredasdorp. It is located on a farm and affords nature-loving guests a unique opportunity to view the free-roaming eland.

This charming cottage has one en-suite bedroom, making it a great option for couples. The comfortable living space has a well-equipped kitchenette for all of your self-catering needs.

The cottage is ideal for guests hoping to escape the modern world. There is no electricity at the cottage and power is supplied by gas, lanterns and rechargeable lights. A donkey-type hot water system also ensures that guests have access to hot water.

The Karsrivier is not too far away and is a great spot for fishing enthusiasts. Birdwatchers will also not be disappointed by the abundance of species in the area. The farm has many biking and walking trails for guests to enjoy. The evening provides the ideal time to relax on the patio while appreciating picturesque views of the surrounding area.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: an hour
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 9 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

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  • Self-catering Cottage Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering This quaint cottage has one en-suite bedroom with a double bed. It also has a open-plan living area with a kitchenette.... see more Features:  Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Self-catering see more Double beds, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, No Smoking in Rooms, Garden views
    from R620 For 2 guests
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      Reviews for Old Sam's Cottage

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      Lorinda Winter
      15 January 2018

      The cottage is perfect - just big enough and has everything you need. The river is safe to swim in and a lovely cool experience on a hot day.

      Kooven Govender
      08 January 2018

      My biggest concern about this place was while staying here with my wife, was the safety issue, as we got the impression we would be in total isolation.. and to put your mind at ease. You very safe! The no electricity was awesome, a chance to switch off and re connect. The peacefulness of the Old Sam's Cottage is intoxicating.. you short of nothing and the Corrie and Cecilia were absolute legends.. and there's a swimming hole ;) which was a nice surprise aswell. We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 nights at Old Sam's Cottage and will definitely be back again.The Zebras, Elands, Springbok were an amazin...
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      Stephen du Toit
      20 December 2017

      Really a pleasant surprise. Definitely worth more visits.

      Denise Mentz
      14 August 2017

      We had a wonderful stay and enjoyed the peace and wild life. It was perfect, thank you very much

      Ruhan Vosloo
      10 August 2017

      The cottage was perfectly simple, clean and spacious with a touch of creativity where it mattered. It was equipped well with the basic necessities and we really enjoyed firing up the donkey! With the Eland and one Zebra grazing about and the birds singing away, we felt so relaxed as we enjoyed our time out. We took a nice walk to the horses and ended up kayaking down the river. Highly recommended and would love to go back again.

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      Old Sam's Cottage is 9.7km from the centre of Bredasdorp , the nearest airport 179km (Cape Town International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling