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Address: 20 Grimthorpe Avenue, Lincoln Meade, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal
Contact : Monica or Ken
Cell (1) : +27-82-8098595
Cell (2) : +27-72-2186346

Lincoln Cottages was conceived, designed and landscaped by Ken and Monica Phillips. The tastefully decorated Cottages were hand built by the owners, and therefore the accommodation which is offered bears a reflection of love and commitment to excellence.

Lincoln Cottages is nestled amongst indigenous Acacia trees in the tranquil suburb of Lincoln Meade, Pietermaritzburg. We offer an ideal base from which both the business man and holiday maker can operate from, be it for that business convention lunch, or participating in the varied sporting events that Maritzburg is frequently host to, or simply to explore what our region has to offer the tourist. Pietermaritzburg is the hub of the Natal Midlands, and is the Capital of Kwa-Zulu Natal. The City therefore plays a leading role in the economics of the region.

Lincoln Cottages spans more than three quarters of an acre and comprises of four fully self-catering cottages which are able to sleep up to 16 guests.
Our Cottages are all fully Self Catering, with superior decor for the discerning. When we say we are "self-catering" we justly mean it! All cottages are equipped with everything that one would need to cater for the needs of those who require a "home away from home"

The following are standard features of all our Cottages:

  • Fully equipped kitchen - stove, microwave, wash up facilities, fridge, deep freeze, kettle, toaster, bread box, pots pans, Utensils, and crockery.
  • Iron and ironing board.
  • Ceiling fans and heater
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • DSTV (Hotel package)
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Hairdryers in each cottage
  • Off road parking behind remote control gates
  • Serviced daily (Sundays excluded)
  • Laundry service at nominal charge.
  • Child friendly complete with jungle Gym and outdoor play area
  • Communal swimming pool.
  • Strategically located to shopping malls, medical facilities, various schools, sporting amenities & entertainment facilities.

The Cottages:

The Nederberg Cottage - (Sleeps up to 4 persons)

This quaint cottage is home away from home. It has a separate bed room and open plan lounge and separate kitchen, and is serviced by a quarry tiled shower. The main bedroom is equipped with a queen size bed and two single beds are provided in the lounge area. It has an undercover outside patio area which is situated under a majestic Acacia tree.

The Backsburg Cottage - (Sleeps up to 3 persons)

This cottage sleeps up to three people. It is essentially one large room equipped with two single beds and a sleeper couch. The kitchen is also located within the room and is fully equipped with granite work tops. There are separate wash up facilities and an on suite shower area leading off this room. The unique feature of this cottage is the covered outside patio that has the best views of the gardens, and faces the communal braai area.

The Obikwa Apartment - (Sleeps up to 5 persons)

This apartment is attached to the main house. It is tastefully decorated and comprises a main bedroom equipped with a queen size bed and an open plan kitchen / lounge area which can accommodate 2 single beds. It has a separate baby's room equipped with a single bed.

The Chateau Cottage - (Sleeps up to 6 persons)

This is the largest of all our self-catering cottages. It has two rooms, the main bed room is served with a king size bed (2 single beds together) and second bed room is equipped with two single beds each, and a further two beds are located in the lounge area if required. The kitchen boasts fully fitted cherry wood cupboards with granite work tops, complete with a hob and oven as well as a breakfast nook. The bathroom boasts both a shower and a bath.

Local Attractions:

  • City Hall (start of Comrades marathon) - 7km , 11 min
  • PMB Action Sport Cricket- 5km( 7mins)
  • Midmar Dam ((Hosts Midmar Mile) - 40,5km , 36 min
  • Midlands Meander - 46,2 km , 37 min
  • King Sharka Airport - 102km , 1 hour 5 min
  • Pietermaritzburg Oribi Airport - 7,2km , 12 min
  • Liberty Mall - 10,1km , 17 min
  • Royal Agricultural Show grounds - 9,9km , 16 min
  • Duzi River (Start of Duzi canoe marathon) - 2,6km , 5 min
  • University of Kwa Zulu Natal - 5,2km , 10 min
  • Golden Horse Casino - 4,8km , 7 min
  • Drakensberg Mountains - 231km , 2 hours 43 min
  • Secret Gardens Wedding Venue - 10,4km , 18 min
  • Savannah Estate Wedding Venue
  • Pietermaritzburg Golf Club - 4km , 6 min

Lincoln Cottages is also centrally located to many of the various schools, hospitals and recreational facilities.

  • air conditioner
  • airport transfers
  • bar fridge (some units)
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • ceiling fans
  • DSTV in room
  • DSTV in room - Hotel Package
  • electronic safe (some units)
  • hair dryer
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • microwave in unit
  • private pool
  • serviced
  • stove in unit
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • washing machine onsite
  • wheelchair friendly
  • wi-fi / hotspot

  • Payment Methods
  • American Express American Express
  • Diners Club Diners Club
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • MasterCard MasterCard
  • PayPal PayPal
  • Visa Visa
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Bed Configuration
  • 20 On Thorpe (Sleeps 3) x 1
    • Room 1 - double, single
  • Backsberg Cottgage (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - double sleeper couch, king
  • Cabernet Cottage (Sleeps 3) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - single
  • Chardonnay Cottage (Sleeps 5) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - single, single
    • Room 3 - single
  • Chateau Cottage (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - single, single
    • Room 3 - single, single
  • Chateau Cottage (Sleeps 6) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - single, single
    • Room 3 - single, single
  • Merlot Cottage (Sleeps 2) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
  • Nederburg Cottage (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
    • Room 2 - single, single
  • Obikwa Apartment (Sleeps 4) x 1
    • Room 1 - queen
    • Room 2 - single, single
  • Special Categories
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : Lincoln Cottages was conceived, designed and landscaped by Ken and Monica Phillips. The tastefully decorated Cottages were hand built by the owners, and therefore the accommodation which is offered bears a reflection of love and commitment to excellence. Majority of cottages have safes available.

  • Pet Friendly Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Small dogs
    Big dogs
    Dogs have to be on lead whilst outside
    Kennels provided
    Kennels must be used
    Other animals on the property
    Horse stables – bedding provided
    Horse stables – bedding not provided
    Horse paddocks
    Grooms available
    Parking area for horse box / float
  • 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.
  • Wheelchair Friendly Accommodationdetails
    For every 25 parking bays, at least one should be 3500mm wide
    Number of bays : 6

    The following apply
    Ramps provided in close proximity to stairs
    Textured surfaces, such as roughened finishes, on all ramps, stairways and main circulation paths
    Route surface firm and even – surface should be hard with no gravel or cobble type finishes
    Clear unobstructed routes provided throughout the facility
    All areas well and evenly lit
    Door handles in the area located at a height of between 120cm – 80cm
    Signage displaying the international symbol of accessibility at the accessible pickup/drop-off point
    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
    At registration any guest with a functional limitation [or any guest requesting such facility] is highlighted in the system, so that in the event of an emergency, special procedures can be taken to locate and evacuate these guests
    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
    Hand rails in the bathrooms
    Stable seating area in the bath / shower
    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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