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About Red Earth

If you and your family need a quiet, peaceful breakaway then Red Earth farmhouse is just the place for you. The farmhouse was built from red earth dug on the farm. The bricks made from the red clay were sun dried and used without firing them. This retained the rich red colour.

It's very much a homemade home. Red Earth is on the farm Buffelsfontein, 25 kilometers from Magaliesburg and 40 kilometers from Rustenburg. It lies in the Bankenveld, which is on the transition between the Bushveld and the Highveld.

Here life is simple and unwinds into peacefulness and tranquility. There are still small buck, baboons, porcupines, monkeys, rabbits and a variety of bird species on the farm.

Red Earth offers self catering accommodation for the family, sleeping 6 guests. There are 3 bedrooms, a large lounge, dining area, kitchen, pantry and a bathroom with a bath and shower.

The main bedroom has a queen bed and the 2nd bedroom has a double bed. The 3rd bedroom has a single bed and a futon. The kitchen is fully stocked with cutlery, crockery, toaster, fridge and stove. There is a braai facility on the stoep, we supply firewood. Children of all ages are welcome to stay at Red Earth.

Things to do include hiking into the kloof to find the cave and up the big mountain to view ancient stone circles. Bring your own bikes to cycle on the kilometers of dirt roads in the area. Swimming in the farm reservoir. Suntan and relax on the walls, enjoying the stunning view.

Children can interact with the chickens and rabbits we keep. Drawing materials and paper is available for them to use.

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • No TGCSA Grading

Important Information

A minimum of 3 guests.
Long weekends: Minimum stay is 3 nights.

Availability and pricing

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  • Red Earth Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering There are 3 bedrooms, a large lounge, dining area, kitchen, pantry and a bathroom with a bath and shower. The main bedro... see more Features:  Double beds, Queen beds, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Self-catering, Single beds see more Double beds, Queen beds, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Self-catering, Single beds, No Smoking in Rooms, Garden views
    from R500 For 2 guests
    • Adults

      Reviews for Red Earth

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      Ruben Dos Reis
      05 November 2018

      The pics are a bit deceiving. The pool looks amazing but was full of algae and about 200m away from where you staying. There are no rails on teh stoop to protect kids from fulling 2m down into the garden in some places. There were many flies when we were there which was a bother. There were two dogs who kept begging for food which was also a bit of a bother. Be careful of teh ticks!!!

      Margaret McClement
      08 October 2018

      It was a wonderful break from the city. No motor vehicle road noise. Tranquil and peaceful. Walks were amazing as was swimming in the reservoir. Beautiful bush. Really great bird life on your doorstep. Allan was very helpful and the girls loved going to see the chickens and rabbits with Farmer Allan

      Christine Webb
      22 August 2018

      Loved the infinity pool, the beautiful hiking trail and Charlie the resident cat:)

      Teresa Stockter
      27 June 2018

      Peace and tranquility

      Kim Harrisberg
      13 May 2018

      What a gem! A refuge from the city. Perfect for weekend getaways. Allen was so helpful. Definitely back soon.

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      Red Earth is 21km from the centre of Magaliesburg , the nearest airport 63.3km (Lanseria International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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