Accommodation

Pitlochrie Cottages offers the best Drakensberg farm stay experience

We are perfect for large groups of friends and families – come have your reunion and celebrations here! Pitlochrie is also perfect for singles and couples.

Our accommodation is comfortable farm-style and self-catering. We provide linen and towels. You can choose if you want your accommodation to be serviced – see our Covid-19 procedures.

Our water is pure mountain water and safe to drink.

We provide a limited amount of wood, but you can buy more from us.

Please bring your own food, drinks and all medical requirements. The closest town is Barkly East (31km) which supplies the basics in food and drink and petrol/diesel. There is no pharmacy.

There are excellent doctors in Barkly East with dispensary and an adequate hospital.

We offer free WiFi except for campers. It is a 2mb line but we can upgrade it for you at an additional cost. There is no DSTV, nor cell phone reception in the accommodation. You can find cell reception within a short walking distance.

We support responsible waste management and encourage you to throw your waste plant matter into our compost bins. We also separate glass and provide containers for you to fill with your soft plastics to make eco-bricks.

Please tip our staff generously.

Come enjoy the best Drakensberg farm stay experience with us!

The Cottage

This beautiful stone cottage with annex has magnificent views of the mountain countryside. It sleeps four people and is perfect for couples, or couples with small children.

  • 1 double bedroom
  • 1 annex bedroom 2 singles
  • 1 bathroom with shower & bath
  • 1 fully equipped kitchen (gas top stove with electric oven)
  • Open plan lounge and dining room with sleeper couch (¾)
  • Open fireplace (Limited amount of wood provided and more can be purchased)
  • Veranda
  • Braai facilities
  • Linen & towels provided
  • Serviced daily (see Covid-19 procedures)

Rates:

Adults per person sharing:           R 400.00

Children 3-12:                                R 200.00

The White House

Perfectly situated in a beautiful garden, the White House provides a comfortable haven. It sleeps eight people and is perfect for couples, groups of friends or families.

  • 2 double en-suite bedrooms with open fireplace and wood stove
  • 2 twin-bed bedrooms sharing bathroom – shower & bath – and separate toilet
  • 1 fully equipped open plan kitchen and dining room (gas top stove with electric oven; dishwasher)
  • 1 lounge with open fireplace (Limited amount of wood provided and more can be purchased)
  • Veranda
  • Braai facilities
  • Linen & towels provided
  • Serviced daily (see Covid-19 procedures)

Rates:

Adults per person sharing:           R 400.00

Children 3-12:                                R 200.00

The Farm House

This grand old house has great historical value in the story it tells of the wool-boom years. Step back in time; enjoy the expansive rooms and the beautiful garden setting with red oaks, silver birches and a copper beech. It sleeps 10 people and is perfect for groups of friends and families.

  • 2 double bedrooms
  • 2 twin bedrooms
  • 1 bedroom with three single beds
  • 1 shower room
  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 toilets
  • 1 fully equipped kitchen (electric stove with separate gas plate; dishwasher)
  • 1 lounge with open fireplace (Limited amount of wood provided and more can be purchased)
  • 1 dining room
  • 1 sunroom
  • Expansive veranda
  • Braai facilities
  • Linen & towels provided
  • Serviced daily (see Covid-19 procedures)

Rates:

Adults per person sharing:          

2 – 6 adults: R 400.00

7 – 10 adults: R 350.00

Children 3-12:                                Half price

Fieland Cottage Camping

This beautiful stone cottage provides the best place to enjoy the mountains surrounding it. It is close to the Three-Drifts stream which runs into the Diepspruit and then the mighty Kraai River. The cottage is perfect for a couple, a family or four adult campers and is easily accessible.

  • The cottage is prepared for your stay but is not serviced daily
  • Long drop
  • Gas shower inside
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 lounge and kitchen with double gas plate
  • Braai facilities BUT
PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO FIRES LIT DURING DROUGHTS OR FIRE DANGER SEASONS

Rates:

Adults per person sharing:           R 150.00

Children 3-12:                                R 75.00

Don’t miss out on the farm stay adventure of a lifetime. Book now!

Photograph: Simon Sephton