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

* 7 bedrooms (some with self-catering option) * free WIFI * off street parking * Swimming pool * Golf nearby * 20 km to airport * 10 minutes from beach.

You love the antiques, but you do not want it to feel ‘old’. You want a warm room in winter, a cool room in summer, a good breakfast, space for your luggage, an iron and ironing board, a hairdryer, a small fridge, good quality coffee in your room, a firm mattress, percale linen, good quality pillows - that is essential. At Fairview Historic Homestead you’ll find all of that and more...

Desmond is at the helm of the garden and Philda runs the guest house– assisted by Elize.

Do contact us - we'd love to have you stay.

Go to the Bedrooms page for detail and photos. Go to the Book Online page for rates and availability.

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

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about house rules and Dachshunds

Posted on Nov 25, 2013 | 0 comments

One of the sites we market on, just asked to give the ‘house...

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visit the gardens of the Garden Route

Posted on Nov 23, 2013 | 1 comment

So often guest will arrive at Fairview Historic Homestead and exclaim how...

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Attractions we recommend: reasons to stay a week

Posted on Nov 14, 2013 | 0 comments

George is known as the heart of the Garden Route and makes the perfect base...

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when one is two and two is one and when things go wrong, they go wrong

Posted on Nov 10, 2013 | 0 comments

Last Saturday evening we went to bed early as we only had one couple staying...

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Remembrance – a poem by Maria Stander-Retief

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 | 0 comments

In March 2008 we had as guest the granddaughter of one of the Stander...

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jokes aside…right of admission reserved

Posted on Oct 17, 2013 | 0 comments

Man comes to the front door of a guest house and says he’s Mr Smith,...

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the room is fine, but…

Posted on Sep 27, 2013 | 1 comment

I once  sat in a meeting targeted at  accommodation providers and the speaker...

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about blogging

Posted on Sep 13, 2013 | 2 comments

Before starting my guest house blog I had planned to start a blog where a few...

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