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Stuurmansfontein Corbelled House

| 5 Excellent 10 reviews
 Sleeps 4
Response Rate: 100%
 Minimum stay: 1 Days
Check-in: 1:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM

Stuurmansfontein Corbelled House is situated near Carnarvon in the Karoo and has been restored to its former glory to provide guests with an experience of the way life was over 200 years ago. This National Monument offers guests three bedrooms; two furnished with double beds and the other room with two single beds.

The shared bathroom features a large wash basin for bathing and water needs to be boiled for hot water, while the outdoors shower only has cold water. Water is pumped from the fountain to the house with the use of a "windpomp" and the house has a modern flush toilet, as well as a long-drop away from the house. The kitchen is fully equipped, with a Dover stove and a gas fridge and stove. Guests can also relax in the lounge and enjoy the old world feel of the Corbelled House or do their cooking or have a barbecue in the asbosskerm, which is only found in the Karoo.

The Corbelled House is available for self-catering or bed and breakfast and dinner is available on request. Situated on a farm, guests have wide open space to go for walks or cycle along the paths, while the lack of electricity ensures that guests will enjoy beautiful starry nights. For absolute peace, tranquility and security, no better retreat will be found than Stuurmansfontein Corbelled House.


  • Braai/Barbecue

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

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theresa alder
April 2019
We absolutely loved our stay in the Corbelled house and the location was incredible, the hosts were extremely accommodating and friendly, would highly recommend.,
sarietjie musgrave
January 2019
We loved our stay at Stuurmansfontein. The night sky was something we will never forget. The accommodation offered everything we needed. We would gladly return to stay longer.
mike von der heyde
September 2018
A remote and private but very special place about 4 km away from the farmhouse. Ideal for a 2 Night stay (or longer if used as a base for exploring the Karoo) on self catering basis. Arrive early and consider driving time of nearly one hour from Carnavon. A historic building but with modern comforts.
doris zimmermann
May 2018
The house is beautifully restored and decorated. One has everything one needs. The location is amazing. The owners were very friendly and helpful and even organized meat for our braais. The lack of cell phone reception did not bother us at all and we were not far from the owners house but still very private.
helena janisch
January 2018
What a special place! It’s about as remote as one can imagine so the sense of peace and relaxation is profound. The house is quirky and old and we had to adapt especially in the kitchen to no electricity or plumbing and just an outside tap but very quickly it all seemed natural and charming (there is gas for cooking, fridge and hot water and plumbing in the bathroom). It is a very comfortable hous... Read more

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Stuurmansfontein Corbelled House is 52.9km from the centre of Carnarvon , the nearest airport 281.7km (Upington Airport).
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