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accommodation in the Garden Route, South Africa

Desmond is at the helm of the garden and Philda runs the guest house– assisted by Elize, who can speak German, Dutch and French.

This authentic Cape Georgian house (circa 1861) has been sympathetically restored as a Boutique B&B targeting guests with an appreciation for gardens and history.

The food is home-made, home-grown or locally sourced.

* 7 bedrooms * sumptuous breakfast * free WIFI * free off street parking * Swimming pool * Golf nearby * 20 km from the airport * 10 minutes from beach * Some rooms equipped for self- catering .

Go to the Bedrooms page for detail and photos.

Read the blog posts for the story of a house and garden, lovingly restored and shared with our guests... .....

Recent Blog Posts

cooking demonstration exchange : Dolmathes for Bobotie…

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 | 2 comments

I think I should offer cooking class exchanges officially on my website! I was...

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take a drive to Mosselbay

Posted on Feb 23, 2013 | 0 comments

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coffee – make mine a Nespresso please.

Posted on Feb 21, 2013 | 0 comments

I love a good cup of coffee…Remember, we lived in Namibia for 13 years...

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Posted on Feb 21, 2013 | 2 comments

RECIPE  for  Snoek Spread:  Saute 1 medium sized onion in 30ml butter until...

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Philda’s favourite fish pie

Posted on Feb 15, 2013 | 1 comment

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we have pets…

Posted on Jan 30, 2013 | 4 comments

  This December I’ve had a guest make the booking and then mention...

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Lady Chatterley’s lover…

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 | 0 comments

A few years ago a guest wrote in our guest book: Fairview = Philda. Initially I...

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Posted on Dec 1, 2012 | 2 comments

This morning I found an envelope with 2 photo’s of the Knysna Dwarf...

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