About Osfontein Corbelled Guest House
Corbelled houses appear only in the Karoo in an attractive small area. These were the first houses built by the Voortrekkers in the early 1800’s.
At Osfontein, guests will have the experience of staying in one of these rebuilt houses and, as it is built entirely of stone with a well-insulated roof, the house is warm in winter and nice and cool in summer. The house has four rooms, one of which is furnished with a double bed and the other with two single beds. The bathroom is equipped with a washbasin, a flushing toilet and a shower. Hot water is also available.
The house is self-catering with the necessary cutlery, bedding and towels being provided. There is an electric stove and a fridge with a freezer. Candles are used for lighting so as not to spoil the atmosphere of this unique experience. The original fireplace with a thick yellow wooden beam can also be found inside and now serves as a barbecue area. Fires can also be made outside and wood can be bought at the farmhouse for R20.
If anything is needed, the farmhouse is within walking distance and also has a swimming pool where guests can cool off. With all the wide open spaces guests can go for long walks or mountain biking.
Sitting outside, guests will see the incredible star-filled sky at night which adds to the unique experience of staying in the Karoo.
Please note that our rates are subject to the number of guests staying at Corbelled House, hence we advise guests to request the appropriate tariffs.
Osfontein Corbelled Guest House Rooms
Reviews for Osfontein Corbelled Guest House20 guest reviews Reviews of
4.5 out of 5 stars
Osfontein Corbelled Guest House Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Things to do in and around Carnarvon
(0.2 km from Carnarvon)
The Skietfontein hiking trail is an eight-kilometre walk along the riverbank of the Skietfontein settlement. The walk starts at the antique shop on Church Street in Carnarvon and passes by a spring, a graveyard, and the U.R. Church. The trail...
(1 km from Carnarvon)
Carnarvon Museum was built in 1907 as a community hall for the Dutch Reformed Church. In 1973 it was donated to the municipality and turned into a museum. The museum exhibits the cultural history of Carnarvon, which is located in the Northern Cape...