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Klipkraal Self Catering GuestfarmAfrikaans

Location & Contact Details
Address: Rietfontein Farm
Heidelberg District
Gauteng
South Africa
Contact : Celeste Leonard
Cell : 083-4125272

KLIPKRAAL GUEST FARM  - Selfcatering Cottages and Hiking Trail Base Camp

Set snug in amongst the hills of the Suikerbosrand, Klipkraal Guestfarm offers the perfect sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the nearby city life.

Klipkraal is situated on the farms Rietfontein, Hartebeesfontein and Stryfontein in the Heidelberg/Vereeniging/Villiers triangle (near the Vaaldam), 100km south of Johannesburg.

Accommodation

Klipkraal Guest Farm has a wide range of different forms of accommodation.

Kiepersol Cottage: Kiepersol is a stone house, very private and secluded. The cottage nestles amongst Kiepersol trees in the hillocks of the Suikerbosrand. Fire place in living area. Fully contained for self catering. Double bed in bedroom and two single beds in living room. One bathroom. Bed linen and towels. Solar power and gas.

Blinkblaar-Wag-'n-Bietjie Guesthouse: Blinkblaar is also very private and secluded. From here guests have a 360º view on the surrounding Suikerbosrand hills and waving grass fields. Enjoy beautiful sunsets from the cosy braai area. Fireplace in living area. Self catering. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. 4-7 persons. Bed linen and towels. Solar power and gas.

Taaibos Cottage: Taaibos is the latest addition to the Guest Farm. Also very private and secluded. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. 2-4 persons. Bed linen and towels. Fire place in living area. Self catering. Solar power and gas. At this stage Taaibos is only reachable with a 4x4 vechile or a bakkie.

"Die Post Kantoor": Die Post Kantoor is part of the hiking trail basecamp. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. 4-8 persons. Cosy  lapa and braai area - beautiful view over the farm dam. Self catering. Bed linen, bring own towels. Electricity.

Korhaan and Hadida: Also part of the hiking trail basecamp. 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchen and lapa. (12-20 persons). Self catering. Bed linen, bring own towels. Electricity.

Bokmakierie Hut: Bokmakierie is also part of the hiking trail basecamp. Ideal for 2 people. Beautiful view over the farm dam. Bathroom with shower and toilet. Bed linen and towels. Kitchen outside on the stoep/lapa. Electricity.

"Die Plaashuis": Old farmhouse with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Fire place in living area. Die Plaashuis is adjacent to our game camp. 6-14 persons. Self catering. Bed linen and towels. Electricity.

"Ouma se Huisie": Old farmhouse with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Fire place in living area. The Afrikaans Movie “Ouma se Slim Kind” was filmed in and around this farmhouse. “Ouma se Huisie” is also very private and secluded. No electricity – paraffin lamps, gas geyser, gas stove, gas fridge. 6-10 persons. Self catering. Bed linen and towels.

"Die Opstal": This is also an old farmhouse, but Die Opstal is part of the main farm and is about 400m away from where the owners stay. Guests will see the cattle, geese, and horses. This will be a real farm experience! 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in the house. Extra bedroom outside and 2 bathrooms. Fire place in living area. 10-20 persons. Self catering. Bed linen, bring own towels. Electricity.

"Die Stal": Die Stal has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Die Stal is also part of the main farm.
4-6 persons. Self catering. Bed linen and towels are provided. Electricity.

Klipkraal has a conference/teambuilding/prayer meeting facility at the Habitat Base Camp: Die Raadsaal.

Klipkraal also has a new venue: Die Klipskuur (90-150 guests)
To see more pictures of the venue, please kindly contact us.

Klipkraal Hiking Trail Basecamp: The Habitat basecamp can accommodate 35 hikers in 9 rooms. Hikers bring their own bedding and towels.   
A spacious lapa with braai facilities and overlooks the farm dam. Canoes available for rowing on the dam.

Activities

Game Viewing: More than 17 mammal species to be seen on farm - Black Wildebeest, Springbok, Zebra, Blesbuck, Jackal, Duiker, Steenbock, Mountain Reedbuck and more.

Bird Watching : The farm is abundant in birdlife. More than 120 species have been identified - a bird checklist is available.

Hiking: Klipkraal Hiking Trail is an accredited trail (HOSA)
There are two main day hiking trails: Panorama - 13km and Kraal - 10km. Shorter versions of these trails are available.

Trail Runs: 3 Trail Runs available (7km, 13km and 21km)

Farm dam: Free use of canoes for rowing on the dam.    

Volleyball Court: At Habitat Basecamp.

Cycling: Bring mountain bikes to cycle on the mountain bike trails.

No quadbikes, pets or fishing allowed.

No smoking inside the huts.

NO DAY VISITORS.

Your hosts, Maurice and Celesté Leonard, are looking forward to welcoming you at Klipkraal Guest Farm.

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  • Payment Methods
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  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Facilities
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • conference venue onsite
  • fireplace
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • nature trail onsite
  • parking all onsite
  • Special Categories
  • Guest Farm Accommodationdetails
    Is your establishment on a working farm?
    Yes
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodation
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