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Parys Accommodation


Self Catering in Parys

African Olive Country Estate

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African Olive Country Estate
Location & Contact Details
Address: Potchefstroom Road
Free State
South Africa
Contact : Deon Burger
INT Tel (1) : 083-5644715
Local Tel (2) : 056-8115878
INT Tel (2) : +27-56-8115878
Local Fax : 0056-8115878
INT Fax : 0+27-56-8115878
Cell (1) : 083-5644715
Cell (2) : 083-3073600

African Olive Country Estate, is a privately owned establishment situated a mere 1 km from Parys town centre on tarred road. The estate forms part of the gateway to the Domeland - the Vredefort Dome World Heritage site - a natural wonder of ± 300 km in diameter, the result of 2km asteroid ( about the size of Table Mountain), that collided with earth some 2020 million years ago.

African Olive Country Estate is situated within walking distance to the breathtaking Vaal River and conveniently close to Parys Town and all establishments along the Kopjieskraal road and the banks of the Vaal River.

The estate boasts 5 Ha of natural Domeland. We may not be positioned next to the mighty Vaal River however we do have the century old Vaal River Canal passing through the estate, offering you as our guest, a peaceful tranquil country atmosphere. The Estate is a working farm. Enjoy the beauty of nature together with the farm animals such as cattle, chickens and guinea fowl. There are plenty of wild birds too, so bring your binoculars. Accommodation on the Estate comprises of 2 x Luxury Cottages and 2 x Studio Apartments.

The 2 x Luxury Cottages include the following:

  • Fully equipped for self catering.
  • Luxurious air conditioned bedrooms.
  • Queen sized bed fitted with cotton percale linen.
  • Stunning bathrooms with bidet and comfortable bath and shower for 2.
  • Spacious well appointed living area with a romantic fireplace.
  • All linen and towels provided.
  • Well equipped Kitchenette with mini stove, microwave and full size fridge.
  • Kettle braai and patio suite
  • Extra Sleeper couch available on request.
  • Flat Screen TV with DSTV ( Hotel package)

The 2 x Studio Apartments include the following:

  • Equipped for basic self catering
  • Air-conditioning.
  • 2 x single beds(king Bed) fitted with cotton percale linen.
  • Sleeper couch available for extra person/child.
  • Cozy living area forms part of the bedroom
  • Equipped kitchenette with microwave and full sized fridge. Dining table for 2.
  • One room has a shower whilst the other has a bath
  • All linen and towels provided.

The Family Suite/Cottage

  • 1 x Bedroom, double bed, with bathroom en-suite (bath, basin & toilet)
  • 2 x Single beds in Living area.
  • Second bathroom with shower, toilet and basin
  • Unit air-conditioned/heated
  • Flat screen TV with DSTV, hospitality package (all movie and sport channels, TV 1,2,3 & e-tv, Kyknet, History & BBC Lifestyle).
  • Living area with cosy fireplace.
  • Fully equipped kitchenette for self-catering, stove with oven, full size fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, tea/coffee station.
  • Own braai and veranda with views onto domeland.

Also available to guests is use of a sparkling swimming pool and fully equipped lapa.

General Information of things to do:

Parys is known to be the antique mecca of the Free State boasting 11 antique shops and 8 Art Galleries. So whilst visiting our picturesque country town do visit our shop Oak Tree Junction, situated at 32 Bree street (Our Main Street through town), where you can find that long last treasure. Not only does Oak Tree Junction, have the largest selection of hallmarked silver and Moorcroft Pottery, the shop also houses fine pieces of collectable art, furniture, toys, like Dinky, Antique clocks and jewellery, porcelain, enamelware, kitchenalia and glassware. Should adventure sports be your thing, Parys has loads to offer. We will gladly assist with your sporting arrangements. There are a number of recommended Restaurants in town where we can also assist with reservations.

  • Payment Methods
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Bed Configuration
  • Annex Unit (4 Pax) (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - twin
  • Family Cottage (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - twin
  • Luxury Cottage (2 Pax) (Sleeps 2) x 2
    • Room 1 - queen
  • Studio (2 Pax) (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
  • Twin Singles / King (2 Pax) (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - twin
  • Facilities
  • air conditioner (all units)
  • airport (less than 15km)
  • airport transfers
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • DSTV in room
  • exercise facilities (less than 5km)
  • fireplace
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • kitchenette only
  • microwave in unit
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • remote security
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
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