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De Molen

Location & Contact Details
Address: Golden Gate/Clarens Road
Free State
South Africa
Contact : Elrine Britz
Local Tel : 058-2561096
INT Tel : +27-58-2561096
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De Molen Farm is situated in the Rooiberge Mountains between Clarens and the Golden Gate National Park, a few hundred metres off the tar road.

The farm was established in 1872 and holds a 3 star rating from the South African Tourism Grading Council.

Accommodation consists of:

A Sandstone Farmhouse suitable for 6 guests, comprising of a large farm-style veranda, spacious lounge (with open fireplace) and dining room with magnificent view of the mountains, large farm kitchen, fully equipped with fridge/freezer, stove/oven, microwave, etc., 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, one with shower and bath.

Fisherman's Cottage, which sleeps 4 guests, has 2 bedrooms en suite with showers in the bathrooms, a kitchenette and open plan cosy lounge area with open fireplace and outside veranda.

Hideaway Cottage, ideal for a couple, boasts a large bedroom and bathroom, open plan kitchenette, dining room and lounge with open fireplace and mountain view. Single bed placed in main bedroom could be used for a young child.

Oak Tree Cottage, quaint and compact, and under thatch roof. Rondavel- style and suitable for a couple. Bathroom consists of shower only. Kitchenette only suitable for preparation of breakfasts or light meals, ideal for those who prefer to explore the cuisine in town. Small patio overlooking mountain view.

Backpackers offers low cost accommodation and can host 4 guests.
The Backpackers is secluded from the main farm area and has a 360 degree panoramic view of the valley.It has an open plan lounging area, kitchenette with fridge and microwave. The bathroom is spacious and includes shower only. Backpackers has a fireplace and linen is included.

Management request no smoking in the establishment and no pets as the farm management have their own pets on the premises.The farm does not have TV facilities, however there are numerous bars and lounges available in the town of Clarens for these purposes.

Romantic open fireplaces and electric blankets for chilly evenings, fully furnished and equipped (including linen and towels), serviced daily, self catering.

Hiking and Mountain Bike Trails, gentle walks, picnic areas, river and dam for catch and release fishing, caves to explore, 7km of the Little Caledon River.

Nestled in 360 degree panoramic mountain view. Explore the Maluti Drakensberg Mountains and the delights of Clarens, the art capital of the Free State.

Restaurants, pubs, art galleries and coffee shops 5km from the farm. Other attractions include the Cherry Festival, Asparagus Festival, Clarens Golf Estate, Golden Gate National Park, abseiling, white river rafting, horseriding, quad-biking and bushman paintings all within close proximity of De Molen.

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