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About Roodepoort Farm Self Catering

Under angry cumulus clouds and ancient sandstone cliffs, we rear fine Angus Cattle, grow beans, soya and maize on Roodepoort Farm. It is here where we have built, restored & renovated two warm and glad cottages flanking the stately centarian farmhouse. Every Friday night there's a steady cloud of dust that leads to Roodepoort Farm from the metropolis. Coolers in the back, and exited kids on the backseat and eager folks wanting to kindle friendships and relationships. You can have a lot of fun in a Jozi minute, but there's some things you can't do inside those city limits.
And that is what we bring to you.
You can come as you are as there ain't no dress code, just some rural rules that you need to know:
Don't mess with the bull as he can get real mean.
Don't forget to shut the gate.
Stay out of the beans.
Don’t step in it.
Respect all things great and small.
Do not play with fire.
Treasure the memories

Roodepoort Farm consists of three rustic yet comfortable self-catering units situated on 1400 acres of natural land in the picturesque Clarens district. It is the ideal getaway from the fast pace of the city and is great for relaxing and enjoying Eastern Free State nature right on your doorstep.

The units cater for different accommodation needs, with Mila’s Place having three bedrooms, Lexi’s Quirky Cottage having one bedroom and Lara’s Homestead having five bedrooms. Each unit is well-equipped and has BBQ facilities. The Farm also offers guests secure parking.

Roodepoort Farm compromises of bird-watching, cycling routes, picnicking or simply relaxing outdoors with a good book while soaking up nature.


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

Balance of deposit due three days before arrival.

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  • Lara's Homestead Lara's Homestead Sleeps 10 Includes: Self-catering Lara's Place dates from 1883 and features five spacious bedrooms and two comfortable bathrooms, two roomy lounges and... see more Features:  Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Mountain views, Separate toilet, Garden views see more Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Mountain views, Separate toilet, Garden views, River views, Three-quarter beds
    • Adults
      • Lexi's Quirky Cottage Lexi's Quirky Cottage Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Lexi's Cottage is romantic, cosy, thatched cottage and features a lovely thatched bedroom (en-suite bathroom) and a... see more Features:  Queen beds, Bath only, En-suite, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Upstairs see more Queen beds, Bath only, En-suite, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Upstairs, Self-catering, Outdoor shower, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, River views, Dam views
        • Adults
          • Mila's Place Mila's Place Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering Fully equipped self-catering villa featuring a beautiful view. Three spacious bedrooms and 2 bathrooms of which one is... see more Features:  Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Balcony/patio see more Queen beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Dam views, Three-quarter beds
            • Adults
              • Tintin Trailer Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Looking for something a little more?exotic? Come and stay in this stylish Retro Parkhome. Inside there's a fully fitted... see more
                • Adults
                  • Nkandla Rondawel Sleeps 2 Includes: Room Only This Rondavel has 2 single beds. It does not offer self-catering and can only be anexed to Lara's & Lexi's. It has a... see more Features:  Private bathroom, Shower only, Mountain views, Single beds, Outdoor shower, Garden views see more Private bathroom, Shower only, Mountain views, Single beds, Outdoor shower, Garden views, Three-quarter beds
                    • Adults
                      • The Longhouse Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering The Longhouse is a 3 bedroom 6 sleeper (3 Queensized Beds) fully equiped unit with 2 bathrooms and an open-plan Lounge... see more
                        • Adults

                          Reviews for Roodepoort Farm Self Catering

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                          Johannie Van Rensburg
                          08 March 2018

                          What a surprise was our first time visit to Roodepoort guest farm, to be in such a beautiful environment, the grazing cattle and sheep was an experience! We will definitely return to the Tintin trailer

                          Lieneke Pieterse
                          04 February 2018

                          We stayed in Lexi's Quirky Cottage for a weekend and would recommend it to any couple. The views are stunning and the cottage is well equipped an very private. The dirt road can be challenging when it rains, but overall everything was great. We will definitely be going back.

                          Carin Vd Merwe
                          11 August 2017

                          Loved the location, beautiful scenery. Kitchen equipped for everything you can think of. Very nice place. The road is very gravelly - you have to keep in mind this is located on a farm and this is out of the owner's control. Will definitely visit again.

                          Bertus Ras
                          13 March 2017

                          What a lovely weekend at Lexi's, you will not be disappointed. The unit was so quaint, but with more than enough facilities. Cutlery and crockery to feed an army, complimentary rusks, milk and bottled water. Seriously comfortable bed. Absolutely stunning views (especially from the bath!!). And the peacefulness. We saw one other person during the weekend, and that was Austin waiting for us upon arrival. Oh, and the cows that grazed behind the unit. Other than that, nothing. It was sublime. We will definitely be back! I'm not sure how chilly it gets in winter, but there is a gas heater for the...
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                          Alet Van Niekerk, South Africa
                          23 November 2016

                          Romantic, cozy, private,breathtaking views!!!Love it, Love it!! Love it!!

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                          Roodepoort Farm Self Catering is 11.5km from the centre of Clarens , the nearest airport 153.6km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
                          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling