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About Petersfield Mountain Cottages

Petersfield Mountain Cottages is delightful self-catering accommodation, less than a two-hour drive from Cape Town in the golden valley of Citrusdal. Petersfield is an export citrus and rooibos tea mountain estate, overlooking the majestic Cederberg Mountain Range and the lush orchards of the fertile valley.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our accommodation and the beauty of the surrounding countryside. We offer four fully equipped self-catering cottages, situated more than 1 km apart in a 2000 hectare mountain wilderness area. Each cottage has a distinct character and ambiance, all with unique settings, private plunge pools and privacy.

Several hiking, mountain biking and 4x4 trails in the pristine fynbos mountain provide an opportunity to enjoy the unique ecological splendour of the Western Cape.

Small game abounds around De Kom Cottage and during the late afternoons guests can watch as eagles hunt for basking dassies on the cliffs in front of the cottage. There is a secluded mountain dam approximately 300 m from the cottage as well.

With the emphasis on comfort and complete privacy, Dassieklip Cottage provides every modern convenience.

Die Veepos Cottage is the latest and most spacious addition to Petersfield, offering a luxurious country experience for larger groups or families. In a beautiful setting, nestled against a magnificent rock outcrop, it is completely private with beautiful views over the Olifants River Valley to the north.

Stonehaven Cottage is set high on the mountainside surrounded by fynbos and sandstone formations and boasts spectacular views over the valleys and onto the impressive Cederberg Mountains. It was designed to accommodate one couple only. The accent is on romance and total privacy and the setting would appeal to honeymooners and couples seeking a chic bush getaway.

  • Response Rate: 99%
  • Response Time: 10 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 01:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Hiking
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

• 50% On booking, payable strictly within 7 days.
• 10% Admin fee charged on cancellation.
Our cottages are indeed pet-friendly.

Petersfield Mountain Cottages Rooms

Petersfield Mountain Cottages Map

Petersfield Mountain Cottages is 46.8km from the centre of Cederberg , the nearest airport 161.6km (Cape Town International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Cederberg

Rooibos Teahouse

(7.4 km from Cederberg)

1 review

Do you want an unique Rooibos tea experience? Then you must visit the Rooibos Teahouse at NetMar in Clanwilliam. Within the 5 Clan's of Rooibos you have more than 100 flavoured/blended Rooibos teas. From natural, herbal, fruity and sweet to spicy -...

Stadsaal Caves and Rock Paintings

(58.8 km from Cederberg)

1 review

From Dwarsrivier, take the road towards Ceres until you see a Nature Conservation sign indicating the Stadsaal Caves. Permits can be purchased at the gate. Walking to the Stadsaal Caves and rock art sites is really just a doddle from the parking...

Wolfberg Cracks and Arch

(42.5 km from Cederberg)

1 review

Seasoned hikers should only attempt the spectacular hike to the Wolfberg Arch via the Wolfberg Cracks. Purchase permits and a map from the office at Dwarsrivier or Algeria Forest Station (Cape Nature HQ for the Cederberg Wilderness). The route...

The Baths Hot Springs

(66.6 km from Cederberg)

1 review

The Baths, with its natural hot water springs of 43º Celsius, is situated only two hours' drive from Cape Town in the scenic Olifants River Valley. In addition to the hot and cold water swimming pools and hot mineral spring water baths, relaxing...