About The Nelsbells Cottage
The Nelsbells Cottage offers self-catering accommodation in a rustic victorian-style cottage located within walking distance from the heart of the small village of Clarens.
The main house comfortably accommodates 6 guests in 3 bedrooms located upstairs. The first bedroom with a queen bed, leads out on to a wrap-around balcony. The second bedroom with a double bed and the third bedroom with two single beds. The open-plan living area is comprised of a comfortable lounge with a fireplace for those winter evenings, and a cosy reading corner which leads out on to the wrap-around verandah. The kitchen is equipped with a kettle, fridge, gas stove, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, cutlery and crockery. There are two bathrooms in the main house, the first situated downstairs with a bath and toilet and the second situated upstairs with a shower and toilet. A DSTV premium bouquet package is available and a DVD player is provided for guests as well as secure parking. There is a portable braai for guests to use and all beds have electric blankets.
Additional to the house guests have access to the garden flat. The garden flat has a queen bed comfortably accommodating 2 adults, tea- and coffee-making facilities, small minibar fridge, shower and toilet.
The village of Clarens has become known as the 'Jewel of the Free State', attracting artists, photographers and nature lovers. The town is known for the many Art and Craft shops, offering a wide range of curios and original artwork, the sandstone buildings add to the picturesque atmosphere of the village. Clarens has become the ideal getaway for city dwellers from Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, and Durban, as these cities are all approximately 300 kilometres away.
Family friendly: Camping cot and stroller available on request.
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Things to do in and around Clarens
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It is said that Clarens is one of the most beautiful and terrain rich areas in South Africa for the Mountain biking enthusiast. There are guided tours that can be arranged for those who prefer or for those who seek the adventure of it there are...
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The Spruit Walking Trail is a quick and easy route along a stream and into a ravine. Along the way it passes through a patch of indigenous Oldwood forest and a small poplar and cedar plantation. Duration: 30 minutes Difficulty: Easy Distance: 1 km
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The Addy & Hoyle Art Gallery is on the square in the middle of the little artists' village of Clarens. This beautiful mountain retreat is rightfully gaining the reputation as an art centre in South Africa. The gallery is the major outlet for local...