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About Petra's Country Guesthouse

Petra's Country Guesthouse is affordable self-catering accommodation, situated on a farm. The guest house is a historic Victorian sandstone homestead in the Skurweberg Valley, only 9 km from Vryheid.We offer comfortable fully equipped units, hosting up to 45 guests. There are rooms available for singles, couples or groups. There are beautiful mountain views, clean air and fresh spring water. Continental and Farmers breakfasts can be arranged on request.Fundamentally a coal mining and beef farming town, Vryheid lies roughly 70 km northeast of Dundee in Zululand. Whilst Vryheid’s surrounds are largely dominated by timber farming and crops such as groundnuts and maize, the town also lies near the sources of four major rivers named the White and Black Umfolozi, Mkhuze and Pongolo.Access to the wetlands in the area are thus good, and some of them are of regional importance, which is of added benefit to birdwatchers and provides a diversity of scenery for hikers to the area, coupled with the added value of several nature reserves.

Safari: Hikes on the farm. Bird Watching, Visit San Bushman paintings and waterfall. Spend a day out and Visit the magnificent Itala Game reserve (70) km or the Vryheid Hill Reserve (10 km)

Conference Venues: Conference venue for 25 people. We have data projector and whiteboard available. Ideal for family gatherings, birthdays, school/church groups getaways, think scrums, and team-building.

Family friendly: We have fresh open air, friendly farm animals and plenty of space for the kids to run and a boma with braai facilities over looking a beautiful valley view.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 7 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Guest House
  • Sleeps: 30
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 33 Reviews

Facilities

  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Parking on Premises
  • Hiking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Late arrivals after 18h00 should be advised and arrange with us. This is for security reasons and to assist you with your keys

Availability and pricing

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  • Homestead Main Homestead Main Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering The room have a Queen bed one single bed en-suite bathroom with toilet, bath and shower a TV in the room. Access to... see more Features:  Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, En-suite, Balcony/patio, Self-catering see more Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, En-suite, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Sleeper couch, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
    from R550 For 2 guests
    • Adults
      • Homestead Room 2 Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering 1x Queen & 1 x single bed en-suite bathroom ; (Toilet, Bath and Shower) sharing bathroom with Homestead 3.TV in room.... see more
        from R550 For 2 guests
        • Adults
          • Homestead 3 Homestead 3 Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering This room has 1 x double bed and 1 x single bed TV in room. sharing bathroom with Homestead 2 (Toilet, Bath and Shower... see more Features:  Double beds, M-Net, Local channels, Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Single beds see more Double beds, M-Net, Local channels, Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
            from R550 For 2 guests
            • Adults
              • Jacaranda Family Room Jacaranda Family Room Sleeps 5 Includes: Self-catering The room has 1 x queen bed and 3 x single beds en-suite bathroom (Bath and Toilet) TV in room. Access to fully equipped... see more Features:  Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, Private bathroom, Shower only, Mountain views see more Queen beds, M-Net, Local channels, Private bathroom, Shower only, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
                from R550 For 2 guests
                • Adults
                  • Jacaranda Room 2 Jacaranda Room 2 Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering 2x single beds Own bathroom (Shower & toilet) Access to fully equipped kitchen, Lounge / Dining room with full bouquet... see more Features:  M-Net, Local channels, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Balcony/patio see more M-Net, Local channels, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Heater, Television, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms
                    from R550 For 2 guests
                    • Adults
                      • Kiepersol  Cottage   Kiepersol Cottage Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Studio Unit 2x Single Beds,Luxury & Private, secluded with own entrance Fully equipped kitchenette. en-suite bathroom... see more
                        from R550 For 2 guests
                        • Adults
                          • Oak Tree Oak Tree Sleeps 5 Includes: Self-catering 1 x Double bed and 3 x Single beds. En-suite bathroom (shower, toilet basin) fully equipped kitchen and full DSTV. Features:  Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views see more Double beds, DStv, En-suite, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Fan, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, No Smoking in Rooms
                            from R550 For 2 guests
                            • Adults
                              • Palm Cottage Palm Cottage Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Cottage Studio unit 1x Queen & 2 Single Beds Luxury & Private, secluded with own entrance. Fully equipped kitchen.... see more
                                from R550 For 2 guests
                                • Adults
                                  • Yellowwood   Cottage   Yellowwood Cottage Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Studio Unit 1x Double Bed,Luxury & Private, secluded with own entrance. Fully equipped kitchenette. en-suite bathroom... see more
                                    from R550 For 2 guests
                                    • Adults

                                      Reviews for Petra's Country Guesthouse

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                                      Derek A Blount
                                      17 June 2018

                                      Loved the animals! Will recommend to othe parkrunners.

                                      Roger Kerr
                                      07 April 2018

                                      Had a short 1 night stopover in Vryheid for business but was very impressed with Petra's accommodation! It exceeded expectations! Highly recommended!

                                      Pretty Hlatshwayo
                                      26 March 2018

                                      I have stayed well enjoying, having freedom and piece of mind. I could be pleased if you can maybe fix the road, which is coming to Petra's house, cz if it is raining is a big problem to drive through. Thank you so much I'm gonna arrange and book again. We also enjoyed to see different animals.

                                      Nardi Van Rooyen
                                      04 March 2018

                                      Ons het net vir een aand gebly, maar wens ons kon nog kuier. Baie mooi uitsig en lekker rustig. Die kleinding het baie plek gehad om te speel na die lang stil sit. Die huisie was baie skoon en netjies. Gaan verseker weer n draai maak.

                                      Vivienne Fishwick
                                      29 June 2017

                                      I loved the soft winter sheets, hot shower and simple comfort of Petra's on this cool winter's day. Having the full Dstv bouquet was a bonus.

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                                      Petra's Country Guesthouse is 9.8km from the centre of Vryheid , the nearest airport 99.8km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
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