von Abercron Residence
Von Abercron Residence offers two self-catering apartments and is situated on a mountain slope directly above the Hermanus Golf Course and adjacent to Fernkloof Nature Reserve with magnificent and panoramic mountain and sea views. It's only a few minutes to the centre of Hermanus and the best places to watch whales, or to the two main beaches (Grotto Beach & Voelklip Beach).
Guests are offered not only a high standard of comfort, but also a restful environment in a quiet, safe and peaceful area. Guests are invited to use the lovely garden with a saltwater pool and barbeque facilities under the covered lapa.
Enjoy nature with the sound of birds and unbelievable views, only metres from the superb golf course and mountain trails.
There are two beautifully decorated and comfortable apartments each with a fully equipped kitchen:
Blue Ocean apartment-
The prime apartment consisting of a double room with queensize bed, bathroom en-suite, living area with daybed and library, kitchenette and big balcony with table and chairs overlooking golf course and sea.
Rose Garden apartment-
a Beautiful apartment overlooking the rose garden and fountain, consisting of a double room with kingsize bed, bathroom en-suite, living area with daybed, kitchenette and covered terrace.
Other facilities include: heater, satellite TV, internet access, safe, under-floor heating, heated towel rail, hairdryer, radio, laundry service, secure parking on premises.
There are many top golf courses in and around the area: Hermanus, Arabella, Kleinmond, Strand etc.
We are a non-smoking house. Please bring your own beach towels. We can book your tee times at all golf courses around Hermanus and you are welcome to store your clubs in the garage. On request we make bookings for restaurants, shark-cage diving and whale-watching trips.
- Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
- National Accommodation Association
- beach (less than 500m)
- boat / marine slipway (within 5km)
- boat trips (less than 5km)
- braai / barbecue - onsite
- canoeing (less than 5km)
- car hire (less than 20km)
- dishwasher onsite
- DSTV in room
- exercise facilities (less than 5km)
- fishing (less than 3km)
- golf (less than 5km)
- horse riding (less than 5km)
- internet facilities
- kitchen (fully equipped)
- lake (less than 5km)
- laundry facilities (less than 2km)
- laundry facilities onsite
- live entertainment (less than 3km)
- lock-up safe
- medical facilities (less than 5km)
- microwave in unit
- nature trail (less than 2km)
- outdoor pool
- parking all onsite
- parking off-site
- private entrance
- radio in room
- restaurant (less than 5km)
- shark cage diving (less than 10km)
- squash court (less than 5km)
- tea / coffee making facilities
- television in room (non-satellite)
- tennis court (less than 5km)
- water skiing (less than 10km)
- whale watching (less than 10km)
- whale watching onsite
Coming from Cape Town direction, drive past Hawston, Vermont, Onrus and Sandbaai.
When entering Hermanus via the Main Road, past first set of traffic lights and keep straight. At the second set of traffic lights the road will force you left, follow it and keep straight. You will then come to a four-way stop street, cross over it and keep straight. Drive for at least 1km until you
see Shell garage and Spar on your left side. Turn left at the road directly after Shell garage. Follow this meandering road and turn right at the first road where it is possible to do so. You are now in Fernkloof Drive. Keep in this meandering road until you go over a hill and see a small brown sign on the left side displaying: Von Abercron Residence. Turn left, you are now
facing Von Abercron Residence, 75 Fernkloof Drive.
Directions to Von Abercron Residence from Franschoek
From Franschoek take the R45 towards Villiersdorp. You will reach the Theewaterskloof Dam.
Option 1: Turn Left and drive VIA Villersdorp. Then take the R43 towards Botriver. (You will turn onto the N2 for a short while) Take the R43 in the direction of Hermanus You will pass the Kleinmond turn. Pass Fisherhaven, Hawston, Vermont, Onrus and Sandbaai. After Sandbaai Traffic Lights you will pass through two more sets of lights. At the Marine Hotel turn left into SIR ROBERTSON STREET. At the end of this street turn left again. Now you are in front of the Hermanus Golf Course turn left again into Fairway Ave. Carry on these street leads into Fernkloof Drive. Nearly at the end of Hermanus Heights you will see a board on the left sign: VON ABERCRON RESIDENCE.
Option 2: Turn right onto the R321 towards Grabouw. You will reach a stop street. Turn Left Towards Hermanus. You will pass over the Houw Hoek Pass. As you come down this pass Botriver will be on you Left hand side and shortly after you will see a turn off to Hermanus R43 to your left. Carry along straight along the R43. You will pass the Kleinmond turn. Pass Fisherhaven, Hawston, Vermont, Onrus and Sandbaai. After Sandbaai Traffic Lights you will pass through two more sets of lights. At the Marine Hotel turn left into SIR ROBERTSON STREET. At the end of this street turn left again. Now you have the Hermanus Golf Course in front of you and the Montessori School on your left hand side, turn left again into Fairway Ave. Carry on these street leads into Fernkloof Drive. Nearly at the end of Hermanus Heights you will see a board on the left sign: VON ABERCRON RESIDENCE.
Directions to Von Abercron Residence from Knysna
Take the N2 in the direction of Cape Town. Once you have passed the town of Riviersonderend look out for a sign on your left hand side towards Hermanus (R326). Turn Left follow the road until you reach STANFORD. You will reach a stop street (there will be a small garage on the right in front of you and on the left a farm stall) Turn RIGHT before going into Stanford. Follow this road straight into Hermanus. Pass the Traffic circle/Roundabout and go straight into the town.
You will reach the Main Road, on the right side you will sea a Shell Garage turn right into FAIRWAY AVENUE. Follow the sign DOM BOSCO CHURCH. This street leads automatically into FERNKLOOF DRIVE. Keep driving until see on the left side the board: VON ABERCRON RESIDENCE.
Enjoy your journey