Located in the picturesque valley we welcome you to a comfortable country estate atmosphere. We trust you will find the brick and stone built cottage a haven for you to unwind, whether it be your destination or just a stop along the dusty road and gateway to the Low Veldt and the Kruger National Park beyond. We will always strive to exceed your expectations and make your stay memorable for all the right reasons.
Fishing and Wildlife
The estate is complete with 13 dams, should you enjoy trout fishing. Catch and release is practiced in order to ensure an ample stock of trout. Overhead you may see the local raptors as they seek their prey, common sightings, include fish eagle, long crested eagles, jackal buzzards and more. Mongoose, civet, and may been seen foraging for food. In the evening hours zebra may be seen grazing around the cottage, but do not fear they are quiet and are harmless.
Dullstroom has a host of eateries to suit your taste from a casual cup of coffee to a sumptuous meal. The Walkersons Hotel and Spa is on your door step and an interesting venue. Phone numbers for restaurants can be found in the Discover Dullstroom magazine. A visit to Mrs Simpsons restaurant is a must.
The local brewery is worth a visit, as well as Wild about Whisky which has one of the best selection of whiskies ever seen.
Arts and crafts are found along the high street, whether it is the street vendors or the retail outlets that have available African curious, fine crafted leather goods, mohair blankets, fine silk garments and more. The arts are complimented by the galleries providing work from local artists.
The Highlands Gate golf course is a must for the golfing fraternity. It is spectacular with challenges and stunning views in equal quota to test your mettle. Along the way you will pass the Birds of Prey Sanctuary. A worthy institution caring for damaged and injured raptors of the region.
Located at the highest point in Mpumalanga, Dullstroom sits close to the escarpment and access to the low veldt. Notable day trips can be made to Pilgrims Rest, Hazyview, Sabi, God’s Window, Burkes Drift, Twee Rondaavals and of course a host of game reserves crowned by the unforgettable Kruger National Park. For those returning to Gauteng the N4 is host to a remarkable a collection of African wildlife, including Rhino, Cape Buffalo, Eland and a host of other buck at the Alzu Service Station.