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Waterford House

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Waterford House
Location & Contact Details
Address: 252 The Clarens Golf Estate
Free State
South Africa
Contact : Reservations
Cell : 082-8855290

The charming artistic village of Clarens, situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains and just 3 hours by car from Johannesburg, is the picturesque location for The Clarens Golf Estate, which features an 18-hole golf course. There are also over 30 kms of river as well as numerous dams for the trout fishing enthusiast. Golden Gate National Park is a short drive from Clarens and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho is an easy day trip.


Situated in a quiet enclave on the Clarens Golf Estate, this luxury home is available for the discerning self catering guest. Built in traditional Free State farmhouse style, the house has sandstone cladding and green 'tin' roof and has generous covered patios with wonderful views of Mount Horeb.

The large double volume lounge has a loft library/study accessed by spiral staircase. There is a separate and comfortable TV lounge with large plasma screen TV/PVR/DVD as well as an 8 seater dining room for relaxed holiday dining. A fully equipped designer farmhouse kitchen and scullery offer gas/electric stove, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier. There is also a guest cloakroom.

Folding cottage pane doors allows access from all living areas to the enormous patio with traditional 'afdak', just perfect for summer living. There is a large wood burning fireplace in the lounge and under floor heating in all rooms to keep you warm and cosy in the winter. All beds have electric blankets.

There are four en suite bedrooms, each with their own entrance and private patio areas. Two of the en suite bathrooms have showers only, one bath only and main has both bath and shower facilities. The house is fully equipped and serviced daily, excluding Sundays. Braai/potjie facilities are available and there is a double carport as well as additional off street parking.

Note: Minimum 4 guests / maximum 8 guests

Golf Course

The par 72 golf course, designed and constructed by Golf Data, is bound to excite every level of golfer.
Preferential rates for golf are available for guests staying at Waterford House. A golf cart is also available for hire.


The village of Clarens offers an abundance of restaurants, coffee shops, art galleries and interesting shops for the browser. For those who enjoy more physical activities one is spoiled for choice - white water rafting, mountain bike and 4x4 trails, hiking, fly fishing, golf and quad biking. There are also a number of interesting historical and fossil sites in the Clarens vicinity. For those who need a bit of pampering there are also spa facilities within a few kilometres of Clarens.

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • National Accommodation Association

Directions from Johannesburg

How to get there
From Johannesburg:
Take the N3 "Heidelberg/Durban" road.
Directly after crossing the Vaal River (after the Engen One Stop before Villiers), take the slip-way to the left, which puts you onto the R26.
Turn right to cross the bridge (crossing the N3).
Follow the R26 to Frankfort.
Just before Frankfort, turn right at the T-junction.
Pass Frankfort, and cross the Wilge River.
About 300m further, watch for a sign board "Reitz/Tweeling" and turn left.
Follow the R26, pass Tweeling and Reitz.
Drive straight through Bethlehem on the Durban road N5.
About 5 km out of Bethlehem, turn right onto the Clarens/Golden Gate road (R712).
Travel for about 35 km to Clarens.
The Clarens Golf and Trout Estate is on your left just past the entrance to Clarens village. There is a large entrance thta is clearly marked.

You will be required to fill in a security form – the house is on Stand 252.

As you proceed through the security gate, turn right and travel up the road until you reach Stand 252 (on the right)
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  • Bed Configuration
  • Waterford House (Sleeps 8) x 1
    • Room 1 - king
    • Room 2 - queen
    • Room 3 - queen
    • Room 4 - twin
  • Facilities
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • dishwasher onsite
  • DSTV in communal area
  • fireplace
  • fishing (less than 3km)
  • fridge in unit
  • golf (less than 5km)
  • hair dryer
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • lake (less than 5km)
  • linen & towels provided
  • live entertainment (less than 3km)
  • microwave in unit
  • nature trail (less than 2km)
  • on golf estate
  • parking all onsite
  • restaurant (less than 5km)
  • rock art (less than 20km)
  • serviced
  • stove in unit
  • television in communal area
  • tumble dryer in unit
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine in unit
  • washing machine onsite
  • Special Categories
  • Golf Estate Accommodation
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Last updated on 21 May, 2019.

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