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Location & Contact Details
Address: Rietfontein Farm, Heidelberg District, Gauteng, South Africa
Contact : Celeste Leonard
Cell : +27-83-4125272

KLIPKRAAL GUEST FARM

Self-catering 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.

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

Secluded veld hide-aways

Kiepersol Cottage
This stone cottage nestles amongst Kiepersol trees in the hillocks of the Suikerbosrand and is ideal for a couple or young family.

  • Self-catering.
  • Double bed in bedroom and two single beds in living room (sleeps two to four persons)
  • One bathroom
  • Bed linen and towels.
  • Fireplace in the living area.
  • Solar power and gas (no electricity)
     

Blinkblaar-Wag-'n-Bietjie Guesthouse
From here guests have a 360º view on the surrounding Suikerbosrand hills and waving grass fields. Enjoy beautiful sunsets from the cosy braai area.

  • Self-catering.
  • Two bed rooms, two bathrooms (sleeps four to seven persons)
  • Bed linen and towels.
  • Fireplace in the living area.
  • Solar power and gas (no electricity)
     

Taaibos Cottage
This hidden gem is only accessible via 4x4 vehicle or bakkie. With only the rolling hills, the stillness of the veld and the occasional visit from curious cattle this is the perfect place to recharge and return to the city with renewed energy.

  • Self-catering.
  • Two bed rooms, two bathrooms (sleeps two to four persons)
  • Bed linen and towels.
  • Fireplace in the living area.
  • Solar power and gas (no electricity)
     

Ouma se Huisie
The Afrikaans Movie "Ouma se Slim Kind" was filmed in and around this farmhouse.

  • Self-catering.
  • Three bed rooms, two bathrooms (sleeps six to ten persons)
  • Bed linen and towels.
  • Fireplace in the living area.
  • Solar power and gas (no electricity)
     

Habitat Hiking Trail Basecamp

The Habitat hiking trail basecamp can accommodate a total of thirty-three hikers in nine separate rooms, with a spacious lapa and braai facilities overlooking the dam. Canoes and life jackets available free of charge for rowing. Visitors to the basecamp are welcome to make use of 'Die Raadsaal' to host a conference/teambuilding/prayer meeting.

  •  Self-catering
  • Nine bed rooms, six bathrooms (sleeps thirty-three persons)
  • Hikers are requested to bring own towels, bed linen is provided
  • Electricity

The basecamp can also be divided in smaller units to be used by smaller groups:

Die Post Kantoor

  • Self-catering
  • Two bed rooms, two bathrooms (sleeps four to eight persons)
  • Bed linen provided
  • Please bring own towels
  • Electricity
  • Lapa and braai area
  • Kitchen
     

Korhaan and Hadida

  • Self-catering
  • Six bed rooms, three bathrooms (sleeps twelve to twenty persons)
  • Bed linen provided
  • Please bring own towels
  • Electricity
  • Lapa and braai area
  • Kitchen
     

Bokmakierie Hut

  • Self-catering
  • Ideal for two people
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Electricity
  • Lapa and braai area
  • Kitchen outside on the stoep/lapa
     

Farmhouses for family/friends getaways

Die Plaashuis

This beautifully renovated old farmhouse is adjacent to our game camp and within walking distance from the dam at the Habitat hiking trail basecamp.

  • Self-catering
  • Five bedrooms, four bedrooms (sleeps eight to fourteen persons)
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Electricity
  • Fireplace in living area
     

Die Opstal
Die Opstal is an old farmhouse which forms part of the main farm and is about 400m away from where the owners stay. Guests will be able to see the cattle, geese, sheep and horses, making it a true farm experience.

  • Self-catering
  • Four bedrooms, four bathrooms in the main house. Two additional bedrooms and two bathrooms outside (sleeps ten to twenty persons)
  • Bed linen provided
  • Please bring own towels
  • Electricity
  • Fireplace in living area
     

Die Stal
The building used many moons ago as part of the farm’s diary, has been transformed into three cosy bedrooms. Die Stal is located 400m away from where the owners stay. Guests will be able to see the cattle, geese, sheep and horses, making it a true farm experience.

  • Self-catering
  • Three bedrooms, three bathrooms (sleeps four to five persons).
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Electricity


Die Werf
Die Werf is a new addition to our accommodation. Die Werf is a beautiful farmhouse
on the adjacent farm.

  • Self-catering
  • Four bedrooms, three bathrooms in the main house. One additional bedroom
    and bathroom outside (sleeps six to ten persons)
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Electricity
  • Fireplace in living area


Farm 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 Viewing: 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) Please visit www.footprint.co.za/klipkraal.htm for more information.
    There are two main day hiking trails : Panorama – 13km and Kraal - 10km. Shorter versions of these trails are available.
  • Trail Runs: Three 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 quad bikes, pets or fishing allowed.
  • No smoking inside the huts.


NO DAY VISITORS.

Klipkraal guest farm boasts a wedding venue: Die Klipskuur can host wedding celebrations for 70 to 150 guests.
For more information please contact us.

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

Facilities
  • Bird watching
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • canoeing (less than 5km)
  • conference venue onsite
  • Cycling
  • cycling trails
  • fireplace
  • fridge in unit
  • hiking
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • kitchenette (some units)
  • Malaria free
  • microwave (some units)
  • mountain biking
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • nature trail onsite
  • not serviced
  • parking all onsite
  • stove in unit

  • Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • Sorry, Credit cards not accepted Sorry, Credit cards not accepted
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Bed Configuration
  • Blinkblaar (Sleeps 5) x 1
    • Room 1 - single, single
    • Room 2 - single, single, single
  • Die Werf (Sleeps 10) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - single
    • Room 3 - double
    • Room 4 - single, single
    • Room 5 - single, single, single
  • Habitat (Sleeps 33) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - double, bunk
    • Room 3 - single, single, bunk
    • Room 4 - single, single, bunk
    • Room 5 - single, bunk
    • Room 6 - single, single, bunk
    • Room 7 - single, single, bunk
    • Room 8 - single, single
    • Room 9 - bunk, bunk, bunk
  • Kiepersol (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
  • Opstal (Sleeps 18) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
    • Room 2 - single, single, bunk
    • Room 3 - single, single, bunk
    • Room 4 - single, single, single
    • Room 5 - double
    • Room 6 - single, single
  • Ouma se Huisie (Sleeps 8) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
    • Room 2 - double, single
    • Room 3 - single, single
  • Plaashuis (Sleeps 13) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - single, single, single
    • Room 3 - single, single
    • Room 4 - single, single, bunk
    • Room 5 - double
  • Stal (Sleeps 5) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - single
    • Room 3 - single, single
  • Taaibos (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - double
    • Room 2 - single, single
  • Special Categories
  • Guest Farm Accommodationdetails
    Is your establishment on a working farm?
    Yes
  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Bring your own bicycle
    Bicycles to hire
    Bicycle set trails
    Bicycle - free to explore
    Bring your own quad bike
    Quad bikes to hire
    Quad bike set trails
    Quad bikes – free to explore
    Bring your own off-road motorcycle
    Off-road motorcycles to hire
    Off-road motorcycle set trails
    Off-road motorcycle – free to explore
    4x4 vehicle set trails
    4x4 vehicle – free to explore
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
    Yes
  • Wedding Venue Accommodationdetails
    Capacity Information
    Overnight accommodation for how many people? : 80
    Max people allowed at the venue? : 140

    The following apply
    Reception area
    Chapel
    Area for wedding ceremony
    Undercover area for signing the register
    Fully catered
    Couple must provide own catering
    In house events coordinator (compulsory)
    In house events coordinator (not compulsory)
    Liquor license
    Fully stocked bar
    Cutlery and crockery rental
    Cleaning / serving staff
    Bridal suite
    Honeymoon suite
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