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About Riparian Retreat

Situated on a game farm on the bank of the Vaal River just outside Parys, this jewel is the perfect place to unwind and appreciate nature in its full glory. Riparian Retreat is a self-catering home that offers guests a truly unique experience, whether you want to play golf at the 18-hole championship course at Vaal de Grace; two minutes away, or appreciate a walk in the bush to appreciate the wild life, bird watching, leisurely shop away the hours at an array of antique shops in Parys, or for the more adventurous Parys offers a plethora of outdoor activities like wild water rafting, ab sailing and quad biking to name a few.Riparian Retreat sleeps 10 and offers four bedrooms, each with its own stunning view of the Vaal river and Vaal de Grace Golf course. The Main bedroom features its own spacious en-suite bathroom finished to perfection. The Victorian bath is the perfect place to unwind with its own stunning view over the Vaal River. The Main suite offers its own private lounge, perfect to enjoy your morning coffee or your favorite book, or just to sit in absolute tranquility and enjoy the view. The guest bathroom also features Victorian bath and spacious shower. The open plan design of the entertainment areas is the perfect setting to spend family time around the fireplace. The patio is where you will spend most of your time and overlooks the landscaped garden, sparkling pool and of course the 100 meters private river front that will leave you breathless time and time again. The patio also features a built-in gas braai and dining area. The home is tastefully decorated in a French country style. A separate gazebo on the river provides the perfect backdrop for a late brunch or enjoy a sundowner with the tranquil sound of nature in the background. Make a fire in the private boma on the river bank and entertain the night away. For the fishing enthusiast, your own private piece of the Vaal river awaits, Fish the days away at your own dedicated fishing spot. Riparian is situated on 2.5 hectares of private property ensuring privacy for you and your guests. The rental of this truly magnificent property includes daily cleaning services and a butler on site.

Golf: Situated right opposite the award winning Vaal de Grace Golf estate

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 129 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering, Country House
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Shona
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

* No more than 10 people.

* No pets allowed for we have free roaming game on the property.

* No smoking in the house.

* No parties or events without the consent of the owner.

* No fireworks

* No shooting of guns

The price is R3999-00 per night / full payment must be made and proof of...
* No more than 10 people.

* No pets allowed for we have free roaming game on the property.

* No smoking in the house.

* No parties or events without the consent of the owner.

* No fireworks

* No shooting of guns

The price is R3999-00 per night / full payment must be made and proof of payment must be send for reservation to be secured.
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  • River View Rooms Sleeps 10 Includes: Self-catering There are four bedrooms, self catering country home on the river. Main suite has a Queen size bed and features its own... see more Features:  Double beds, Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shared bathroom, Air-Conditioning see more Double beds, Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shared bathroom, Air-Conditioning, Fireplace, Single beds, Safe, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, River views, Garden views
    from R2999 Room rate
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      Reviews for Riparian Retreat

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      Lynnette Joubert
      23 February 2018

      After confirming that the house and bathroom would be wheelchair accessible, it was not!Butler advertised with house? No butler but housekeeper!Ants and insects all over the house......House advertised for 10 people....but only 2 bathrooms in the house? Not value for moneyStill awaiting feedback from owners / booking agents after 1 week of staying there.........

      Thabitha Dolamo
      22 May 2017

      the place is clean. you have just about everything so it feels like home away from home.

      Riparian Retreat Map

      Riparian Retreat is 6.1km from the centre of Parys , the nearest airport 124.7km (Lanseria International Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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