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Merlin's Cottage: natural peace

We offer award-winning self-catering farm accommodation with the emphasis on peace and tranquillity

Merlin's Cottage sleeps up to five guests with long, relaxing views over farmland and forest 

We have one guest cottage only so if you like to get away from the crowd be assured, you’ll be our ONLY guests for the duration of your stay with us

Merlin’s Cottage: a warm welcome awaits 




A warm welcome awaits you at Merlin’s Cottage, our award-winning self-catering accommodation sleeping up to five guests comfortably. Beautiful views over farmland and forest and an emphasis on natural peace and tranquillity. You’ll find luxurious touches such as down duvets, soft feather pillows, memory-foam mattresses, real coffee and for winter, fur-style throws and a cosy fireplace with unlimited firewood. And if you’re so relaxed you don’t feel like cooking, let us arrange a delicious breakfast or evening meal. Surrounded by nature, we have one guest cottage only so if you like to get away from the crowd be assured you will be our ONLY guests for the duration of your stay. We'll prepare a welcome basket of fresh farm eggs and herbs from our garden especially for you and happily share produce from our veg garden in season

No TV, instead tune in to nature ... regular wildlife visitors are bushbuck, caracal (lynx), mongoose, vervet monkey, chacma baboon, wild pig, porcupine, honey badger and many birds, Knysna loerie, fish eagle, forest buzzard, African spoonbill, Egyptian goose, whistle duck, yellow-billed duck and African hoopoe. Our friendly horses visit Merlin's Cottage often along with Kashmir the socialite of our 3 cats

Whatever you want to do, our relaxed accommodation offers a peaceful get away, your home from home for exploring the natural beauty of the Garden Route and with easy access to local attractions including wineries, animal sanctuaries, artisan handicrafts, blue flag beaches, nature reserves, hiking and biking trails and adrenalin sports

Merlin’s Cottage has two bedrooms, spacious living/dining area, well-equipped kitchen and bathroom with fully-enclosed shower with WC and hand basin. The main bedroom has queen bed and the second bedroom double and 3/4 (large single) beds. Outside there’s a sun deck and boma with fire pit/braai (BBQ). Free wifi. Cosy fireplace with unlimited firewood. Every window giving beautiful views over farmland and forest with free-roaming horses

From R650 per night for 2 guests with additional charges for 3rd, 4th and 5th guests. We welcome children