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*From R3750
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Location & Contact Details
Address:Portion 30 of the farm, Welbedacht 282, Parys, Free State, South Africa
Contact:Gavin Penkin
Tel:+27-11-6752320
Cell:+27-83-2510702

Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • PayPal PayPal
Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
Bed Configuration
  • Whole House (Sleeps 40) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single, single, single
    • Room 2 - bunk, bunk, bunk
    • Room 3 - single, single, single
    • Room 4 - double, single, single, single
    • Room 5 - single, single, single
    • Room 6 - double, bunk, bunk
    • Room 7 - double, bunk, bunk
    • Room 8 - bunk, bunk, bunk
Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodation
    Accommodates how many people?
    25

    The following apply
     Kitchen accessible
     Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
     Sufficient parking space
     Wireless internet connection
     A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
     Wheelchair friendly
     A specified area for coaches and buses to stop to allow delegates and guests to embark and disembark safely
     Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight

  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodation
    The following apply
     Can bring own fishing equipment
     Can bring own boat (no petrol motors)
     Catch and release

  • Interesting Place Accommodation
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    The venue is very private and away from other venues and guests. As a result we can host large groups for bachelor parties, large group gatherings and simialr events.

  • Pet Friendly Accommodation
    The following apply
     Small dogs
     Big dogs

  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodation
    The following apply
     Bring your own bicycle
     Bicycle - free to explore
     Quad bikes – free to explore
     Bring your own off-road motorcycle

  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodation
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
     Yes

  • Wedding Venue Accommodation
    Capacity Information
    40
    60

    The following apply
     Reception area
     Fully catered
     Couple must provide own catering
     Cutlery and crockery rental
     Cleaning / serving staff

  • Wheelchair Friendly Accommodation
    For every 25 parking bays, at least one should be 3500mm wide
    10

    The following apply
     Ramps provided in close proximity to stairs
     All areas well and evenly lit
     Fixed slip-resistant floor surface. Wooden floors, tiles or close pile carpet no higher than 13mm
     Re-positioning of furniture, and other obstructions in the room to meet guest requirements
     Floors should be level. If a difference in level is unavoidable this should not exceed a 1.3cm difference
     Floor surfaces at wheelchair areas should be level, stable, firm and slip-resistant. Carpet or carpet tile used on the floors must be securely attached, and be of a low pile type (1.3cm thick or less) with a firm pad

    Minimum unobstructed space infront of doors
     A minimum of 90cm x 120cm

    Size of all door openings, when measured in the 90-degree open position
     Minimum of 76cm wide

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Last updated on 16 May, 2022.
Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 8 years

The Container House is the PERFECT VENUE for BACHELOR PARTIES
and FAMILY GET TOGETHERS.

The container house is constructed from 6 shipping containers and then cladded with insulated decorative cement panels.

When you rent the container house, you get exclusive use of the house and property.

The house has 5 large bedrooms, 2 large bathrooms, a large kitchen and huge centre entertainment area.

There are additional 3 rooms each with their own bathrooms.  We can accommodate up to 40 people.

The facility can be used for functions such as bachelors, large family gatherings, conferences etc

Kitchen
There is a large kitchen.  with 3 fridges, an ice maker, urn, kettle and toaster.
Cutlery for 20 people is provided as standard.  We have cutlery for 70 people available.
Sufficient pots, pans etc are available to cater for groups of 20 people.
3 Potjie pots, 2 small and 1 large are available.

Tables and Chairs
There are 30 plastic chairs, a 5 seater lounge suite.
Tables are set up as required. Tables can be set up for groups of up to 40 people.

Fishing, Swimming and Boating
80m of River Front is available for fishing and water activities. Motor boats cannot be used as the River is too shallow.It is safe to swim in the river as it is relatively shallow.
There are a number of canoes with Oars which can be used. Life jackets are available. There are 8 big tubes which can be used on the River.

Fishing
The fishing in this area is very good.We encourage catch and release.

Braai facilities are available. There are 3 drum braais and a smaller flat braai.

Facilities
  • Braai / Barbeque facilities
  • Canoeing onsite
  • Dinner on request
  • Fireplace
  • Fishing onsite
  • Parking all onsite
  • Parking onsite
  • Private airfield (less than 15km)
  • Tea / coffee making facilities
  • Wifi
Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodation
    Accommodates how many people?
    25

    The following apply
     Kitchen accessible
     Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
     Sufficient parking space
     Wireless internet connection
     A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
     Wheelchair friendly
     A specified area for coaches and buses to stop to allow delegates and guests to embark and disembark safely
     Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight

  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodation
    The following apply
     Can bring own fishing equipment
     Can bring own boat (no petrol motors)
     Catch and release

  • Interesting Place Accommodation
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    The venue is very private and away from other venues and guests. As a result we can host large groups for bachelor parties, large group gatherings and simialr events.

  • Pet Friendly Accommodation
    The following apply
     Small dogs
     Big dogs

  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodation
    The following apply
     Bring your own bicycle
     Bicycle - free to explore
     Quad bikes – free to explore
     Bring your own off-road motorcycle

  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodation
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
     Yes

  • Wedding Venue Accommodation
    Capacity Information
    40
    60

    The following apply
     Reception area
     Fully catered
     Couple must provide own catering
     Cutlery and crockery rental
     Cleaning / serving staff

  • Wheelchair Friendly Accommodation
    For every 25 parking bays, at least one should be 3500mm wide
    10

    The following apply
     Ramps provided in close proximity to stairs
     All areas well and evenly lit
     Fixed slip-resistant floor surface. Wooden floors, tiles or close pile carpet no higher than 13mm
     Re-positioning of furniture, and other obstructions in the room to meet guest requirements
     Floors should be level. If a difference in level is unavoidable this should not exceed a 1.3cm difference
     Floor surfaces at wheelchair areas should be level, stable, firm and slip-resistant. Carpet or carpet tile used on the floors must be securely attached, and be of a low pile type (1.3cm thick or less) with a firm pad

    Minimum unobstructed space infront of doors
     A minimum of 90cm x 120cm

    Size of all door openings, when measured in the 90-degree open position
     Minimum of 76cm wide

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  • Directions
    Directions to The Container House - Vaal River Plot

    GPS Coordinates: S26 46.00 E27 35.02

    Directions from Pretoria, Johannesburg Northern and Western suburbs: (See below for directions from Johannesburg Eastern Suburbs and Southern Suburbs)Take the N1 (South) towards Bloemfontein.
    Go through the Grassmere Toll Plaza. From the Toll Plaza, Travel 37.8km and take the turn off that says R53 Potchefstroom / R42 Vanderbylpark. (Do not take the first turn off to Vereeniging as this goes to Sasolburg)
    You will see a Garage on the right side of the highway with 2 high green pillars with cars on top of them.
    Turn left towards Vanderbylpark.
    Travel 2km and turn right to Loch Vaal.
    Travel 4.8km to a T Junction. Turn right.
    Travel 1.5km and then turn left to Parys (R42).
    Travel 6.5km (over Vaal River by the Barrage).
    **Turn right to Vaal Eden.
    Travel 9.8km to where the tar road ends. Turn left.
    The road is now a gravel road. Travel 650m and turn right to Welbedacht farm. As you go down the farm road, where you see a sign keep right, you must go left.
    Go through the gate. Close the gate after going through.
    Follow the farm road for about 100m and turn to the left just before the pig sty. Follow the road for about 800m. Don’t turn right where the Electricity Pylon meets the road. Continue along the road for about 800mwhere you will see a sign Doncaster Drive. Turn right and follow the road through the lane of trees towards the River. You will see a number of large Shipping containers, a house,
    and green water tank on top of a stand. You have arrived.

    Address is: Portion 30 of the farm Welbedacht 282, District Parys, Free State.

    Directions from Johannesburg Eastern Suburbs and Southern Suburbs)
    Take the R26 to Vereeniging. Continue along this road, through Sasolburg towards Parys. Look out for the sign to “Barrage” about 10km the other side of Parys. Turn right. Follow the road until the T Junction. Turn left. Travel about 2km until the sign to Vaal Eden. Follow the directions as above where you see **.
Directions
Directions to The Container House - Vaal River Plot

GPS Coordinates: S26 46.00 E27 35.02

Directions from Pretoria, Johannesburg Northern and Western suburbs: (See below for directions from Johannesburg Eastern Suburbs and Southern Suburbs)Take the N1 (South) towards Bloemfontein.
Go through the Grassmere Toll Plaza. From the Toll Plaza, Travel 37.8km and take the turn off that says R53 Potchefstroom / R42 Vanderbylpark. (Do not take the first turn off to Vereeniging as this goes to Sasolburg)
You will see a Garage on the right side of the highway with 2 high green pillars with cars on top of them.
Turn left towards Vanderbylpark.
Travel 2km and turn right to Loch Vaal.
Travel 4.8km to a T Junction. Turn right.
Travel 1.5km and then turn left to Parys (R42).
Travel 6.5km (over Vaal River by the Barrage).
**Turn right to Vaal Eden.
Travel 9.8km to where the tar road ends. Turn left.
The road is now a gravel road. Travel 650m and turn right to Welbedacht farm. As you go down the farm road, where you see a sign keep right, you must go left.
Go through the gate. Close the gate after going through.
Follow the farm road for about 100m and turn to the left just before the pig sty. Follow the road for about 800m. Don’t turn right where the Electricity Pylon meets the road. Continue along the road for about 800mwhere you will see a sign Doncaster Drive. Turn right and follow the road through the lane of trees towards the River. You will see a number of large Shipping containers, a house,
and green water tank on top of a stand. You have arrived.

Address is: Portion 30 of the farm Welbedacht 282, District Parys, Free State.

Directions from Johannesburg Eastern Suburbs and Southern Suburbs)
Take the R26 to Vereeniging. Continue along this road, through Sasolburg towards Parys. Look out for the sign to “Barrage” about 10km the other side of Parys. Turn right. Follow the road until the T Junction. Turn left. Travel about 2km until the sign to Vaal Eden. Follow the directions as above where you see **.
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Listed on WhereToStay.co.za for 8 years
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