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Angels Rest Farm Retreat: natural peace to restore body and soul

54 reviews
Interior, Merlin's Cottage
Seasonal farm produce
Kitchen, Merlin's Cottage
'Farm manager' Kashmir, Merlin's Cottage
Exterior, Merlin's Cottage
Exterior, Merlin's Cottage
Anglo-Arab horses, Angels Rest Farm
Angels Rest Farm
Watsonia (fynbos) by the lily pond, Angels Rest Farm
Lily pond, Angels Rest Farm
Seasonal proteas, Merlin's Cottage
Seasonal water hole, Angels Rest Farm
Egyptian geese at the waterhole, Angels Rest Farm
Bushbuck visiting, Angels Rest Farm
Meadow fynbos in summer, Angels Rest Farm
Maya, Angels Rest Farm
Sunset over Angels Rest Farm
Seasonal proteas, Merlins Cottage
Angels Rest Farm
Angels Rest Farm
Rhode Island Red, Angels Rest Farm
Angels Rest Farm
Sun rise over Angels Rest Farm
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
Seventeen hectares of natural peace, Angels Rest Farm Retreat is a haven to relax and be yourself. Our award-winning self-catering accommodation sleeps up to five guests comfortably with beautiful views over farmland and forest and an emphasis on peace and tranquillity. You’ll find luxurious touches such as down duvets, soft feather pillows, fluffy towels, and for winter, fur-style throws and a cosy fireplace with unlimited firewood. And if you’re so relaxed you don’t feel like cooking, let us arrange a delicious breakfast or evening meal. Surrounded by nature, we have one unit only so if you like to get away from the crowd be assured you will be our ONLY guests during the period of your booking. Our two-bedroom cottage has a spacious living/dining area which is open plan to a well-equipped kitchen. The main bedroom has a queen bed and t... Read more
Listing #FKN3975249
About the Owner
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
A warm welcome awaits you. We love having guests and aim to give each of our visitors the best stay possible. We deal with all bookings, guests and guest-related matters personally. The farm is our home and we are on hand to share local info and advice as needed. We live in a beautiful place and enjoy sharing it with visitors. Our friendly horses visit Merlin's Cottage regularly along with Kashmir the socialite of our 3 cats. We'll prepare a welcome basket of fresh farm eggs and herbs from our garden on arrival specially for you and happily share produce from our veggie garden in season.
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

We had an amazing stay here at Merlin's cottage. The cottage itself is very comfortable and boasts a cosy fireplace, perfect for quiet evenings. The cottage looks out over a beautiful, lush meadow which is surrounded by natural forest. Horses roam the meadows and even...More

Thank robgoullee
Reviewed April 10, 2018

We loved out stay at this beautiful cottage and it was much better than we had anticipated. beautifully located and perfect for some rest and quiet. The horses came to the cottage and our little son (2) was able to feed them and enjoy getting...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Merlins Cottage is a quiet retreat away from all the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The cottage has wonderful views of all the local wildlife including the resident horses that come up to meet you on the decking most mornings. You can take a...More

Thank Jabindy
Management response:Responded October 9, 2017

Such a pleasure to have you stay with us and hope to see you again soon! All good wishes, Liz and Hannes

  • Blender
  • Books
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Relax and enjoy! Smoking is outdoors is fine. We love kids but we are a farm with trees, water and large animals so ask parents please to be mindful of safety and ensure kids are...
    1 Shower
    1 Queen
    1 Full
    1 Twin
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
Jun 22, 2018 -
Jun 28, 2018
Winter holidays
2 nights
Jun 29, 2018 -
Jul 7, 2018
Oyster Festival
2 nights
Jul 8, 2018 -
Jul 14, 2018
Winter holidays
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rate based on exclusive use of Merlin's Cottage for two people sharing on a self-catering basis. Up to three additional guests can be accommodated at £10 per adult per night (£15 peak season) and £10 per accompanied child per night. Accompanied children under 2 years free of charge.
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About the neighborhood
Seventeen hectares, 42 acres, of natural peace. Angels Rest Farm Retreat lies within the Garden Route National Park in one of the most tranquil parts of the Southern Cape. A peaceful rural neighbourhood, yet just 12km from Plettenberg Bay and 20km from Knysna. Whatever you want to do, our relaxed accommodation offers a peaceful get away, your home from home ideal for exploring the natural beauty of the area and with easy access to many local attractions including wineries, animal sanctuaries, artisan handicrafts, blue flag beaches, nature reserves, hiking and biking trails and adrenalin sports.
Getting around
You'll need a car to reach us and get around in the Garden Route. Main roads are tarred and well-maintained in general but public transport is not widely available. Several car hire firms operate locally and from regional airports. In addition, there are minicabs for hire and local tour operators offering bespoke sightseeing experiences.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Plettenberg Bay: 6.2 mi
Angels Rest Farm Retreat is 1.5km south of the N2 highway and about 20km East of Knysna or 12km West of Plettenberg Bay. Leave the N2 highway opposite Saturday Market, signed to Plettenberg Bay airport. After 1km pass Harkerville Primary School on the left. Just after the school take the small slip road on the left signed ‘Bronze Field’ then keep left where the road forks. Angels Rest Farm is the first gate on the right after the fork in the road. The sign ‘F43’ is on the gate. Merlin's Cottage is the first building you come to on the driveway. Fenced guest parking is at the side of the cabin, to the right of the front door.
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 7.5 mi.
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