Ideal for families wanting to share some time together or just getting to know each other again over a bottle of red wine, shared around a large kitchen table with the warmth of an old wood stove.

The main house offers 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lounge with fireplace, kitchen/dining room with wood stove, kitchen with electric stove, microwave and fridge. (Sleeps 8)

De Oude Waenhuys, on the same property, is a beautiful restored cottage with a open plan bedroom/lounge with fireplace, kitchen and bath with separate toilet. (Sleeps 3).

Ontsnap uit die stadsgejaag en kom geniet die gemak van 'n ou karoohuis ten volle toegerus vir u gerief. Besigtig die wonderlike sterrehemel om 'n heerlike braaivleisvuur. Indien u nie self in 'n kombuis wil deurbring nie, maak gebruik van die restaurant aangrensend aan The Velvet Olive en geniet geregte soos net in die Karoo voorgesit kan word.

  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Laundry Facilities on site
  • Parking on site
  • Pets allowed
  • Radio in dining room
  • Television in lounge and cottage(non satellite)
  • Medical facilities (2km)
  • Golf course(3km)
  • Private airfield (15km)
  • Braai facilities
  • Sutherland Astronomical Observatory. Sallt Telescope (25km) Visits on appointment.
  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • Tourism Grading - 3 Stars
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • hunting (less than 30km)
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • medical facilities (less than 5km)
  • microwave in unit
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • parking all onsite
  • pets allowed by prior arrangement
  • private airfield (less than 15km)
  • private entrance
  • radio in room
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in room (non-satellite)
  • tennis court (less than 5km)

Coming along the N1 from Cape Town, take the R354 from Matjiesfontein inland to Sutherland. Once into Sutherland at the first fourway stop turn right into Kerk St and then first left into Jubilee St. The Velvet Olive will be the second house on the right.