All Comments for Blue Gum Farm Cottage

Reviews 16 of 16
Everything one expected and more
Ruan van Rhyn, South Africa - 14 November 2016
Looking at the photos and previous reviews we knew we wouldn't be disappointed, and we certainly weren't! It was beautiful out there, the views are spectacular from the stoep, the house was really clean, it had everything we needed for our stay - altogether a great experience!
Ann-louise De Villiers, South Africa - 11 September 2016
Wonderful place with an incredible view. We had everything we needed and all enjoyed our stay.
Perfect in every way
Shari Daya, South Africa - 22 June 2016
From our warm welcome from Lizette on Thursday evening, to our reluctant departure on Sunday morning, our stay at Blue Gum Farm Cottage was just wonderful. The cottage is perfectly equipped, comfortable, cosy and beautifully situated with a view of the fields and distant mountains. There is a fireplace indoors and a braai with grid (and light!) outside. Even though it was cold we couldn't resist sitting outside for hours at the table, enjoying the view and the fresh air and playing ball games on the lawn. We also took several day trips to nearby towns, including Arniston, Napier, Greyton and the enchanting Genadendal. Coming back to 'our' cottage every afternoon was always a pleasure. Our three-year-old loved the games, toys and sweets that were so thoughtfully provided, and the adults enjoyed special sweet treats on our pillows too! This cottage is among the loveliest we have stayed in, and we have done a fair number of self-catering holidays around South Africa. Thank you, Lizette, for a very special farm stay! 
Alison Volpi, South Africa - 23 May 2016
What an awesome place to spend a weekend.... I will definitely recommend it to others. Friendly hosts,  and the little touches made all the difference. Thank you!
Exactly what we needed
Karen Loubser, South Africa - 13 April 2016
if you want a supremely clean, modern, but quiet countryside get away, this is what you need. We enjoyed the absolute quite no-traffic anywhere overnight stay. The owner's friendly instructions and good communication made it easy to locate. I we could, we would have stayed longer. (No TV. forces one to talk and spend time together, instead of looking at a screen all the time - bad habit)
Lisa Kinshella, South Africa - 03 December 2015
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the beautiful Blue Gum cottage. Such beautiful scenery and the cottage had everything we needed. We look forward to visiting again. Thank you to Lizette for being so accommodating.
Judine Williams, South Africa - 14 April 2014
We really had a great time at the cottage. A place we will definitely go back to. We like the view and the nice quietness - made it very relaxing to us. We would like to thank Lizette for the clean environment in the cottage itself.
Blue Gum Farm Cottage
Nicholas Volschenk, South Africa - 02 September 2013
It was a beautiful tranquil cottage, with attention to detail and the little things that make a big difference. We loved our stay and would definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking to relax and get away from the city life.
Judy Patterson, South Africa - 30 March 2013
What a gorgeous tranquil place to stay. We will definitely stay there again. I have given 4 stars as if I had been staying longer I would have liked an oven but maybe next time we will just bring the weber. Thank you Lizette for supplying such great accommodation.
Very nice
Lika Buitendag, South Africa - 20 June 2012
We had a very nice time at Blue Gum Cottage. It is a very neat little cottage with the most amazing views! Thank you Lizette for a wonderfull stay.
Quiet weekend away
Neil Harrower, South Africa - 21 February 2012
It was fantastic and so peaceful. The staff were very attentive.
Anonymous, South Africa - 18 November 2010
We were very impressed with the attention to detail in the cottage. It is very clean and well stocked. Great kitchen, bathroom (incl bath) lounge furniture, stoep couch and braai.
Gavin Dale, South Africa - 28 May 2010
Lizette was the perfect host on the farm. Leaving us to enjoy our little cottage in privacy while always being on hand if we needed anything. Blue Gum is a place to unwind and my two sons loved the chance to run a bit wild on a real sheep farm.
Wonderful stay at Blue Gum Farm Cottage
Esther van der Merwe, South Africa - 16 November 2009
The most relaxing, quite and wonderful weekend in a long time. Everything was 100% on our arrival and there is nothing more that you need. Everything is perfect! Will definitely go back and tell my family and friends about Blue Gum Farm Cottage.
Totally tranquil
Sian Evans, South Africa - 08 November 2009
This cottage is surrounded by beautiful valleys of fields of colour. It is so tranquil here at Blue Gum that it was a pity we didn't stay longer. Lizette has put so much love and care into this cottage; it has everything you need and the bed is extremely comfortable. Very clean, spacious and well-decorated, it felt luxurious! Definitely a place to unwind and catch up with your partner or friends. I can't wait to return.
Absolutely wonderful!
Derris Lund, South Africa - 29 October 2007
It was great being on the farm at wheat harvesting and sheep shearing time. As photographers we enjoyed the many photographic opportunities. Lizette was a wonderful hostess and made us very welcome. We will definitely go back there when we are in the area.

Blue Gum Farm Cottage
Blue Gum Farm Cottage offers upmarket self-catering accommodation on a working wheat and sheep farm and is situated approximately an hour from Cape Town, between Caledon and Villiersdorp. The cottage comprises two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchenette, and an indoor fireplace.

Villiersdorp, known as the "sleeping beauty of the Overberg", is a small town surrounded by rich farmlands and the nearby Theewaterskloof Dam - one of the largest in South Africa. Enjoy water sports, fishing or golf at the Theewaterskloof Country Club's 9-hole course, hiking trails in the Villiersdorp Nature Reserve, or visit the Wild Flower Garden and Nature Reserve for a spectacular array of fynbos, proteas and birdlife.



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