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About The Gables

Overlooking the majestic Maluti Mountains, The Gables offers families and large groups a tranquil retreat in the scenic town of Clarens in the Eastern Free State.The house has two lovely en-suite bedrooms (king beds and full bathrooms) as well as a family wing (one room with 2 single beds adjacent to one with a king bed) and another private bedroom with 2 single beds, all 3 sharing a full bathroom. The loft (sleeps 4 - single beds, kitchenette, bathroom with shower, aircon) can be made available on request at an additional charge. NOT SUITABLE FOR SMALL CHILDREN OR ELDERLY DUE TO THE STAIRS All rooms have beautiful views of the garden and surrounding scenery, adding to the peaceful atmosphere.The spacious living area has a comfortable lounge with a fireplace, perfect for those cold winter evenings. There is also a fully equipped kitchen and indoor braai facilities, ideal for all your self-catering needs. Meals can then be enjoyed in the lovely dining area.Guests can spend their days relaxing in the swimming pool, or making use of the outside braai facilities. Enjoy a meal under the stars on a balmy summer evening. The beautiful garden is the ideal space to unwind while appreciating the truly magnificent views of the surrounding area.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 12 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 5 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Check In 2pm
Check out:10am

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Reviews for The Gables

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Mosa Lephoi, South Africa
28 November 2016

We had a great experience at the Gables, a neat and well kept homey loft that had everything we needed. We are difinitely visiting again soon.Thank you we really enjoyed our stay. Mosa

Andrea Taylor, South Africa
20 June 2016

We stayed there over the long weekend in June.We were 4 couples (so 8 people in total). The guesthouse had a kitchen big enough for us to make family meals, with enough fridge space and an indoor braai which was great as the weather was cold.The lounge area was a little small, it couldn't seat 8 people, but the dinning room table was perfect for 8 people.The house in general had everything we needed. The domestic came to do dishes and make beds everyday and the gardener cleaned the braai everyday.We had a fantastic time in Clarens and cant wait to go back!
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Nouleen Botha, South Africa
22 March 2016

Great experience, location excellent, very comfortable walking distance to town. House beautiful with all the facilities one could wish for. Lovely massive yard for kids to play in. This house is perfect for a large family or group of friends. 

mari ellis, South Africa
22 January 2015

We really enjoyed staying at The Gables in Clarins. Rob and his wife made us feel so welcome, and are very nice people. We had 6 children, my 3 sons and my sisters 3 children, the kids loved Rob and his wife. It felt like a second home. And what a beautiful place. You can hear your own thoughts. We loved it and will most definitely visit Rob and his beautiful wife at The Gables again.

Carla Pelser, South Africa
27 October 2014

We had a lovely weekend at the Gables. Beautiful views, well equipped house, spacious and walking distance to all the shops and restaurants in Clarens. I would recommend The Gables to anyone.

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The Gables is 1.1km from the centre of Clarens , the nearest airport 141.8km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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