Klipkraal Cottages

Heidelberg, Gauteng

Set snug in amongst the hills of the Suikerbosrand, Klipkraal Cottages offers the perfect sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the nearby city life.

Accommodation:

Habitat Basecamp:

Habitat is ‘n camp that can accommodate 25-36 people.  Ideal for family reunions, church / youth groups / birthday parties and conferences.  2 lapa areas as well as a lecture room (with fire place).

  • Accommodation rooms:
    • Bokmakierie Hut:  1 double bed
    • Bleshoender:   2 single beds & 1 bunk bed
    • Kiewiet:   1 double bed & 1 bunk bed
    • Hamerkop:  2 single bed (OR 1 double bed) & 1 bunk bed
    • Hadida(1):  2 bunk beds
    • Hadida(2):  2 single bed (OR 1 double bed) & 1 bunk bed
    • Hadida(3):  2 single bed (OR 1 double bed) & 2 bunk beds
    • Korhaan(1):  2 single bed (OR 1 double bed) & 1 bunk bed
    • Korhaan(2):  2 single bed (OR 1 double bed)
  • Visitors can either bring their own linen and towels or choose the option where this is supplied
  • Kitchen: 2 huge kitchens each with fridge, stove, micro wave oven, kettle, toaster, cutlery, pots, potjies (no2 & no3), pans
  • Camp not serviced. If you need a servant for the weekend, the cost is R150 per servant per day. Please arrange in advance.
  • Electricity
  • Self-catering
  • Big thatched roof lapa with braai facilities overlooking the dam.
  • Canoes available to row on the dam.
  • R400. pp for the weekend (linen included).
  • Weekends – min 2 nights
  • Long Weekend – min 3 nights
  • Easter Weekend – min 4 nights

Bokmakierie:

Bokmakierie is a thatched roof hut at the Habitat Hiking Trail Base Camp.

  • Suitable for 2 persons.
  • Bedroom
    • Electric blanket on the bed
  • Kitchen (stoep/lapa): Fridge, 2 plate stove with oven, Microwave. Electric frying pan, cutlery, pots and pansLinen and towels supplied
  • Bathroom:  Toilet, shower and basin
  • Self-catering
  • Electricity.
  • R490.00 per unit per night.
  • R55.00 admin fee, once off per reservation.
  • Weekends – min 2 nights
  • Long Weekend – min 3 nights
  • Easter Weekend – min 4 nights

 

 

Kiepersol Cottage:

Set snug in amongst the hills of the Suikerbosrand this cottage offers the perfect sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the nearby city life.  Ideal for a small family.  Cottage 3 km from owner’s house.

  • Max 5 people
  • No electricity, solar energy
  • Bedroom
    • Bedroom : 1 Double bed
    • Living room : 3 single beds
  • Bathroom:  One bathroom with a bath and toilet, Gas geyser for hot water
  • Kitchen: Gas fridge, 3-plate gas stove, Flat-bottom cast iron pots, Plates, knives, forks, Bottle opener, No microwave
  • Bed and bath linen provided
  • No TV, plug or reception
  • Fire place in living room
  • Self-catering
  • Braai grids/Lapa
  • House not serviced
  • Accessible to wheelchairs
  • R690.00 per unit per night (1-2 people)
  • R130.00 pp.pn extra
  • R95.00 per child pn (2-12 jr)
  • R55.00 admin fee, once off per reservation.
  • Weekends – min 2 nights
  • Long Weekend – min 3 nights
  • Easter Weekend – min 4 nights

 

 

Blinkblaar-wag-‘n-bietjie Guesthouse:

Blinkblaar-Wag-‘n-Bietjie is situated in a game camp, remote and very quiet. Lovely views. Ideal for a family or group of friends.

  • Max 8 people
  • No electricity
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Main bedroom with double bed & bunk bed, second bedroom with 2 single beds
  • 2 bathrooms:  1 with bath, toilet & basin, 2nd with shower, basin and toilet
  • Kitchen: Gas fridge, gas stove with oven, cutlery, crockery, pots & pans
  • Self-catering
  • Linen & towels included
  • Own towels for swimming in farm dam.
  • Gas, solar power for lighting and lamps
  • R990.00 per unit per night (1-4 people)
  • R130 per person extra
  • R95 per child pn (2-12 jr)
  • R55.00 admin fee, once off per reservation.
  • Weekends – min 2 nights
  • Long Weekend – min 3 nights
  • Easter Weekend – min 4 nights

 

Ouma se Huisie:

Ouma se Huisie is an old farm house with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a lounge with fire place.  Huge veranda with outside braai & camp fire area.  The house is secluded and very private.

  • Min 6 people
  • Max 10 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kitchen: gas fridge & gas geyser, cutlery, crockery pots & pans
  • Paraffin lamps and lanterns for outside use.
  • Self-catering
  • House not serviced
  • Own towels and linen.
  • R200 pp.pn
  • R55.00 admin fee, once off per reservation.
  • Weekends – min 2 nights
  • Long Weekend – min 3 nights
  • Easter Weekend – min 4 nights

 

Taaibos:

Taaibos Cottage is a private and secluded cottage. Lovely view! Taaibos has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Fireplace in the living area. Also an outside stoep and fireplace. Taaibos is suitable for 2 persons, a small family or 2 couples.

  • No electricity
  • Max 5 people.
  • 2 bedrooms
    • Main bedroom with double bed
    • Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds
    • Living area : 1 sleeper couch
  • 2 Bathrooms
    • Bathroom 1 : bath, toilet, basin
    • Bathroom 2 : shower, toilet & basin
  • Self Catering
  • Bedding and towels are provided
  • Kitchen : Gasfridge, 3-plate gas stove, cutlery, pots and pans
  • Bring own swimming towels for swimming in the farm dam
  • House not serviced
  • Gas, solar power, paraffin lamps and lanterns
  • R730.00 per unit per night minimum (1-2 people)
  • R130.00 pp.pn extra person.
  • R95 per child pn (2-12 jr)
  • R55.00 admin fee, once off per reservation.
  • Linen & towels included
  • Weekends – min 2 nights
  • Long Weekend – min 3 nights
  • Easter Weekend – min 4 nights

 

Die Opstal:

Die Opstal is not a secluded house like our other houses. Die Opstal is 500m away from the main farm house. You will see the cattle, a few horses and geese. A real farm experience!

  • Die Opstal is an old farmhouse with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and lounge with a fireplace (ideal for the cold winter evenings!).
  • Min – 12 people
  • Max – 20 people
  • Kitchen: 2 fridges, a stove and a microwave oven.
  • Outside bedroom room and 2 more bathrooms.
  • Outside lapa.
  • Lecture room – seating 20 persons.
  • House not serviced. If you need a servant for the weekend, the cost is R150 per servant per day. Please arrange in advance.
  • Guests at Die Opstal can also do the Klipkraal Hiking Trails or you are welcome to drive with your own vehicle in our game camp.
  • Electricity
  • Self-catering
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Linen included
  • Own towels
  • R200.00 pp.pn
  • R55.00 admin fee, once off per reservation.
  • Weekends – min 2 nights
  • Long Weekend – min 3 nights
  • Easter Weekend – min 4 nights

 

Die Plaashuis:

Die Plaashuis is and old Farm House with 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms.  Lounge (with fire place).  Kitchen with fridge, electric stove, wood burning stove and micro wave oven.  Braai facilities.  Die Plaashuis adjoins the game camp.

  • Min – 8 people.
  • Max – 12 people.
  • Electricity.
  • Linen and towels are supplied.  Please supply own towels for swimming
  • Electric blankets supplied.
  • House not serviced. If you need a servant for the weekend, the cost is R150 per servant per day. Please arrange in advance.
  • Guests at Die Plaashuis can also do the Klipkraal Hiking Trails or you are welcome to drive with your own vehicle in our game camp.
  • Self-catering.
  • R240.00 pp.pn.
  • R55.00 admin fee, once off per reservation.
  • Weekends – min 2 nights.
  • Long Weekend – min 3 nights.
  • Easter Weekend – min 4 nights.

 

Die Stal:

Die Stal is a comfortable home approx. 500 m from the owner’s house.  Lovely veranda

  • Min – 4 people
  • Max – 6 people
  • 3 bedrooms.
    • Melk room 1 x double bed / Room Room 2 x single beds
    • Botter room 2 x single beds3 bathrooms
  • Kitchen with fridge, electric stove, wood burning stove and micro wave oven
  • Braai facilities
  • The farm animals in the vicinity of the farm yard offers a peaceful farm atmosphere at this comfortable homestead with luxury facilities
  • Linen and towels are supplied.  Please supply own towels for swimming
  • Electric blankets supplied
  • House not serviced. If you need a servant for the weekend, the cost is R150 per servant per day. Please arrange in advance.
  • Guests at Die Stal can also do the Klipkraal Hiking Trails or you are welcome to drive with your own vehicle in our game camp.
  • Electricity
  • Self-catering
  • R290.00 pp.pn
  • R55.00 admin fee, once off per reservation.
  • Weekends – min 2 nights
  • Long Weekend – min 3 nights
  • Easter Weekend – min 4 nights

Pertinent Information:
  • Please bring: Food, Drinks, Hiking Shoes, Mountain Bikes, Mosquito Repellant, Torch, Sunscreen, Hat, Binoculars, Birding books, own towels for swimming, a warm jacket as nights may be cool.
  • Wood and charcoal: 1 bag of each are provided
  • Extra wood for sale: R13 per bag and Charcoal, R25 per 4 kg bag, Blitz @ R10.00/packet. Please arrange in advance,
  • No smoking inside the buildings.
  • No pets or fishing are allowed
  • No Quad bikes or Motorbikes
  • The Rietfontein farm operates as a beef farm.
  • Gravel road to farm in good condition
  • Walk on the Klipkraal hiking trail or bring bicycles and mountain bikes to cycle on farm roads. Hiking, self-guided, maps provided
  • Game: Springbok, Blesbok, Black Wildebeest and Zebra, duiker and jackal.
  • Birds: bird list available (more than 100 species)
  • Trees and shrubs are marked
  • Canoe’s available for rowing on the farm dam.