There are 12 self-catering cottages on the Thornville Farm just outside McGregor. Perfectly situated on the road between Robertson and McGregor, our cottages are ideal for that weekend getaway or family holiday.

minimum of 2 nights stay – available until end of September 2023

Please Note: PUBLIC HOLIDAYS ARE CHARGED AT WEEKEND RATES

Stone Cottage

Sleeps 4/R2000/Per Night

Up on the hillside with great views over the farm and valley, Stone Cottage is a cosy cottage with thatched roof. As one frazzled parent proposes, “I could watch my kids cycling for hours on the many farm tracks below us.” Maybe you should follow suit and earn some well-deserved R&R on the covered stoep.

Our mountainous scenery owes much of its rugged charm to the Palaeozoic sedimentary rocks, dating back to 355 million years ago.

This valley can be visited throughout the year as each season reveals a gloriously secret beauty, especially  for bird watching, hiking, fishing, picnics, cycling and resting. Enjoy tranquil surroundings and real farm peacefulness.

Facilities

1 x Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub

1 x Double Bed

2 x Single Beds Upstairs (can make double bed)

1 x bathroom with bath & Shower (sharing)

Fireplace – Braai/Barbecue

Outdoor Fireplace / Braai

Air-conditioner

DSTV

2 Mountain Bikes

Kayaking by the dam

No Pet Friendly

Springboks in the reserve

Firewood included

RATES
R1800 per night during the week
R2000 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 4 People
(Min of 2 nights)

FROM 1 DECEMBER  2024 – END NOVEMBER 2025

R1900 per night during the week
R2200 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 4 People
(Min of 2 nights)

GPS: S33º55. 147’ E 019º 50. 435’

Pinotage House

Main House Sleeps 10/R4800 Per Night – Main House and Annexus Sleeps 16/R5600/Per Night

Previously the venue of ‘Eseltjies Rus’ a Donkey sanctuary & restaurant just outside McGregor, this 5 bedroom main house and 3 bedroom annex  has been transformed into a beautiful self-catering home.

Ideally suited for families, reunions and wedding accommodation that can accommodate up to 16 people.

With plenty of trees, a stunning garden and play area for the kiddies, this is the perfect break away weekend and the holidays.

Facilities

MAIN HOUSE SLEEPS 10 PEOPLE

5 Bedrooms
2 x Double Bed & En-Suit

1x Double Bed

2 x 2 Single Beds (Double bed option)

Bathrooms

2 x big bathrooms with Shower (sharing)

1 x Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub

Large lounge and

entertainment area

DSTV

Fireplace – Braai/Barbecue

Outdoor fireplace

Air-conditioner

2 Mountain Bikes

Kayak and Boat

Swimming Pool

Private kids playground

Not pet friendly

FREE Wifi

(Min of 2 nights)

 

Each of our cottages have spectacular views of the valley. This is a perfect destination for a break away weekend or family holiday. A great area for cycling, walking, bird watching and fishing in our farm dams.

Explore the wine route of Robertson wine valley and spend quality time relaxing. Leave feeling rejuvenated & refreshed. Children friendly accommodation.

 

GPS: S33º55. 949’ E019º 51.436’

  ANNEXUS SLEEPS 6 PEOPLE

Can be booked TOGETHER WITH MAIN HOUSE

1 X 1 Double En suite (bath & shower)

1 X 3 Single Beds En-Suite (bath & shower)

Open Plan Kitchen – single bed

Air-conditioning in all rooms

Bedding and towels included

Outdoor braai facilities

Firewood included

RATES

Main House

R4200 per night during the week
R4800 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 10 People
(Min of 2 nights)

Main House and Annexus

R5200 per night during the week
R5600 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 16 People
(Min of 2 nights)

FROM 1 DECEMBER  2024 – END NOVEMBER 2025

Main House

R4600 per night during the week
R5000 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 10 People
(Min of 2 nights)

Main House and Annexus
R5600 per night during the week
R6000 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 16 People
(Min of 2 nights)

 

Lavender Cottage

Sleeps 2/R1600/Per Night

The Lavender Cottage is situated on Thornvilla wine farm, just 3km from the quaint little village of McGregor.

From the front veranda you have a beautiful view over the vineyards as well as the McGregor Winery, McGregor town on to the Riviersonderend Mountains. There is also an indoor braai or fireplace as well as outdoor fire and braai facilities.

Facilities

1 x Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub

1 x Double Bed

1 x Bathroom with Shower

In Door Fireplace / Braai

Outdoor Fireplace / Braai

Air-conditioner

2 Mountain Bikes

1 kayak and boat with fishing rods

DSTV

Firewood included

Not Pet Friendly

RATES

R1400 per night during the week
R1600 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People
(Min of 2 nights on weekends)

 ADD sleeper couch for 2 children

R1500 per night during the week 
R1700 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People
(Min of 2 nights on weekends)

 

FROM 1 DECEMBER  2024 – END NOVEMBER 2025

R1500 per night during the week
R1700 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People
(Min of 2 nights on weekends)

 ADD sleeper couch for 2 children

R1600 per night during the week 
R1800 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People
(Min of 2 nights on weekends)

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Aloe Cottage

Main House Only – Sleeps 4/R2000/Per Night – Main house and Annex – Sleeps 6/R2500/Per Night

Aloe Cottage sleeps up to six guests (including the Annex) and sports a double room with en suite shower and bath, with a second room with two single beds.

From the private patio you have a beautiful view over the dam on your left and also a stunning view of McGregor to your right.

Here you can relax in peace while listening to the song of Fish Eagles. There is also an indoor braai or fireplace as well as outdoor fire and braai facilities.

Facilities

Mainhouse (4 people)

1 x Double Beds en suite (bath and shower)

2 x Single Beds en suite (shower)

Annex (+2 people)
2 x Single Beds / 1 King size bed ensuit (shower)

FACILITIES
1 x Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub

In Door Fireplace / Braai

Outdoor Fireplace / Braai

Air-conditioner

DSTV

2 Mountain Bikes

1 kayak and boat with fishing rods

Pet friendly

Firewood include

FREE Wifi

RATES

Main House
R1800 per night during the week
R2000 per night during the weekend
– sleeps 4 people
(Min of 2 nights)

Main House and Annex
R2200 per night during the week
R2500 per night during the weekend
– sleeps 6 people
(Min of 2 nights)

 

GPS: S33º55. 949’ E019º 51.436’

Aloe Cottage has won a Certificate of Excellence Award for McGregor Accommodation.

FROM 1 DECEMBER  2024- END NOVEMBER 2025

Main House
R1900 per night during the week
R2200 per night during the weekend
– sleeps 4 people
(Min of 2 nights)

Main House and Annex
R2400 per night during the week
R2700 per night during the weekend
– sleeps 6 people
(Min of 2 nights)

Lemon Tree Cottage

Sleeps 4/R1800/Per Night

Add a little extra comfort and relaxation to your break away here at Lemon tree cottage.

Each cottage have its own private outdoor KolKol hot tub.

Imagine yourself soaking in a steaming hot pool on a chilly evening, add a crackling fire, an endless starry sky and a glass of wine or maybe make an early start to your day and enjoy the hot water whilst sipping on a freshly brewed cup of coffee and watching the sun rise on the horizon.

Lemon Tree Cottage is 1km away from the Donkey Sanctuary, Eseltjiesrus with a Restaurant for delicious breakfast or lunch! And the beautiful, historical town,

McGregor is just 3 km away.1km From Vrolikheid Nature Reserve hiking trail.

Lemon tree cottage: S33º55. 949’ E019º 51.436’

Facilities

1 x Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub

2 mountain bikes and 1 kayak for fishing or canoeing on dam 200m away.

Picnic spot at the dam.

1 X Double room en suite ( bath & shower) – aircon

1 x 2 Single beds en suite (shower) – aircon

DSTV

Min of 2 nights

FREE Wifi

RATES
R1600 per night during the week
R1800 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 4 People
(Min of 2 nights)

FROM 1 DECEMBER  2024 – END NOVEMBER 2025

R1700 per night during the week
R1900 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 4 People
(Min of 2 nights)

Holiday homes in McGregor
Lemon Tree Cottage in McGregor received a Best Value Holiday Home Award

Tango Guesthouse

Sleeps 10/R4000/Per Night

Tango guest house is situated on the same farm Thornvilla, McGregor.
Fully equiped selfcatering house on a wine farm.

Facilities

TANGO GUEST HOUSE (ACCOMMODATES 10 PEOPLE)

MAIN HOUSE (SLEEPS 4 PEOPLE)

1 x Double room – Air Con

1 X 2 Single beds – (make double bed) – Air con

Big Bathroom (bath & shower) sharing.

1 Kitchen fully equipped

1 X Dining room (10-12 seater table) with indoor braai

1 X sitting room

Indoor braai/outdoor braai

DSTV

 

ANNEX 10M AWAY (SLEEPS 6 PEOPLE)

1 Double Bedroom en suite (shower)

1 x 2 single beds (make double bed) en suite (shower)

1 x 2 single beds (make double bed) en suite (shower)

FREE Wifi

DSTV

Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub.

Indoor and outdoor braai, first bundle wood for free, dishwasher . 2 Mountain bikes. 2 Kayaks for fishing or canoeing.

The dam is 300m away from the house.

Different dirt roads and routes for you to ride on the farm.


RATES

R3700 per night during the week
R4000 per night during the weekend
(Min of 2 nights)

 

FROM 1 DECEMBER  2024 – END NOVEMBER 2025

R3900 per night during the week
R4200 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 4 People
(Min of 2 nights)

“The Proprietor, its agent’s and/or its employee/s shall not be liable for, and the guest/s hereby waive/s and abandon/s any claims of whatever nature including but not limited to that for theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, against the Proprietor, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise. The guest/s, in addition to the aforesaid, hereby indemnify the Proprietor against any claims which may arise from whatever nature, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise.”

Albatross Cottage

Sleeps 2/R1600/Per Night

Relax in your own private wood-fired KolKol Hot-Tub, soaking in the steaming water on a chilly evening. Add a crackling fire, an endless starry sky and a glass of wine.

From the front stoep with veranda and braai you have a beautiful view over the vineyards,and the Langeberge.
At your cottage there will be 2 mountain bikes for riding on the farm and 1 kayak for fishing or canoeing on dam 200m away.

This cottage is situated just 3km from the beautiful town of McGregor & 1km away from the Donkey Sanctuary, Eseltjiesrus.

Facilities

41 x Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub

Aircon

DSTV

1 x Double Bed

1 x Bathroom with Shower  (En-Suite)

Open plan kitchen & living room

In Door Fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace / Braai

2 Mountain Bikes

1 kayak and boat with fishing rods

FREE Wifi

Firewood included

RATES
R1400 per night during the week
R1600 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People
(Min of 2 nights)

FROM 1 DECEMBER  2024 – END NOVEMBER 2025

RATES
R1500 per night during the week
R1700 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People
(Min of 2 nights)

“The Proprietor, its agent’s and/or its employee/s shall not be liable for, and the guest/s hereby waive/s and abandon/s any claims of whatever nature including but not limited to that for theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, against the Proprietor, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise. The guest/s, in addition to the aforesaid, hereby indemnify the Proprietor against any claims which may arise from whatever nature, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise.”

Bateleur Cottage

Sleeps 2/R1600/Per Night + Sleeper Couch for 2 Children R1700/Per Night

Relax in your own private wood-fired KolKol Hot-Tub, soaking in the steaming water on a chilly evening. Add a crackling fire, an endless starry sky and a glass of wine.

From the front stoep with veranda and braai you have a beautiful view over the vineyards,and the Langeberge.
At your cottage there will be 2 mountain bikes for riding on the farm and 1 kayak for fishing or canoeing on dam 200m away.

This cottage is situated just 3km from the beautiful town of McGregor & 1km away from the Donkey Sanctuary, Eseltjiesrus.

Facilities

1 x Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub

Aircon

DSTV

1 x Double Bed

1 x Bathroom with Shower

1 x Sleeper Couch for kids

Open plan kitchen & living room

In Door Fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace / Braai

2 Mountain Bikes

1 kayak and boat with fishing rods

Firewood included

FREE Wifi

RATES

(Min of 2 nights)
R1400 per night during the week
R1600 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People

R1500 per night during the week
R1700 per night during the weekend
(with added sleeper couch for kids)

FROM 1 DECEMBER  2024 – END NOVEMBER 2025

(Min of 2 nights)
R1500 per night during the week
R1700 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People

R1600 per night during the week
R1800 per night during the weekend
(with added sleeper couch for kids)

“The Proprietor, its agent’s and/or its employee/s shall not be liable for, and the guest/s hereby waive/s and abandon/s any claims of whatever nature including but not limited to that for theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, against the Proprietor, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise. The guest/s, in addition to the aforesaid, hereby indemnify the Proprietor against any claims which may arise from whatever nature, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise.”

Crane Cottage

Sleeps 2/R1600/Per Night

Relax in your own private wood-fired KolKol Hot-Tub, soaking in the steaming water on a chilly evening. Add a crackling fire, an endless starry sky and a glass of wine.

From the front stoep with veranda and braai you have a beautiful view over the vineyards,and the Langeberge.
At your cottage there will be 2 mountain bikes for riding on the farm and 1 kayak for fishing or canoeing on dam 200m away.

This cottage is situated just 3km from the beautiful town of McGregor & 1km away from the Donkey Sanctuary, Eseltjiesrus.

Facilities

51 x Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub

DSTV

Aircon

1 x Double Bed

1 x Bathroom with Shower (En-Suite)

Open plan kitchen & living room

In Door Fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace / Braai

2 Mountain Bikes

1 kayak and boat with fishing rods

Firewood included

FREE Wifi

RATES
R1400 per night during the week
R1600 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People
(Min of 2 nights)

R1500 per night during the week
R1700 per night during the weekend
(with single bed in living area)

 FROM 1 DECEMBER  2024 – END NOVEMBER 2025

R1500 per night during the week
R1700 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People
(Min of 2 nights)

R1600 per night during the week
R1800 per night during the weekend
(with added sleeper couch for kids)

“The Proprietor, its agent’s and/or its employee/s shall not be liable for, and the guest/s hereby waive/s and abandon/s any claims of whatever nature including but not limited to that for theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, against the Proprietor, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise. The guest/s, in addition to the aforesaid, hereby indemnify the Proprietor against any claims which may arise from whatever nature, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise.”

Dove Cottage

Sleeps 2/R1600/Per Night

Relax in your own private wood-fired KolKol Hot-Tub, soaking in the steaming water on a chilly evening. Add a crackling fire, an endless starry sky and a glass of wine.

From the front stoep with veranda and braai you have a beautiful view over the vineyards,and the Langeberge.
At your cottage there will be 2 mountain bikes for riding on the farm and 1 kayak for fishing or canoeing on dam 200m away.

This cottage is situated just 3km from the beautiful town of McGregor & 1km away from the Donkey Sanctuary, Eseltjiesrus.

Facilities

1 x Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub

DSTV

Aircon

1 x Double Bed

1 x Bathroom with Shower

Open plan kitchen & living room

In Door Fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace / Braai

2 Mountain Bikes

1 kayak and boat with fishing rods

Firewood included

FREE Wifi

RATES
R1400 per night during the week
R1600 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People
(Min of 2 nights)

FROM 1 DECEMBER  2024 – END NOVEMBER 2025 

RATES
R1500 per night during the week
R1700 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People
(Min of 2 nights)

“The Proprietor, its agent’s and/or its employee/s shall not be liable for, and the guest/s hereby waive/s and abandon/s any claims of whatever nature including but not limited to that for theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, against the Proprietor, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise. The guest/s, in addition to the aforesaid, hereby indemnify the Proprietor against any claims which may arise from whatever nature, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise.”

Eagle Cottage

Sleeps 2/R1600/Per Night + Sleeper couch for 2 Children R1700/Night

Relax in your own private wood-fired KolKol Hot-Tub, soaking in the steaming water on a chilly evening. Add a crackling fire, an endless starry sky and a glass of wine.

From the front stoep with veranda and braai you have a beautiful view over the vineyards,and the Langeberge.
At your cottage there will be 2 mountain bikes for riding on the farm and 1 kayak for fishing or canoeing on dam 200m away.

This cottage is situated just 3km from the beautiful town of McGregor & 1km away from the Donkey Sanctuary, Eseltjiesrus.

Facilities

1 x Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub

DSTV

Aircon

1 x Double Bed

1 x Bathroom with Shower

1 x Sleeper Couch for kids

Open plan kitchen & living room

In Door Fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace / Braai

2 Mountain Bikes

1 kayak and boat with fishing rods

Firewood included

FREE Wifi

RATES

(Min of 2 nights)
R1400 per night during the week
R1600 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People

R1500 per night during the week
R1700 per night during the weekend
(with added sleeper couch for kids)

FROM 1 DECEMBER  2024 – END NOVEMBER 2025

(Min of 2 nights)
R1500 per night during the week
R1700 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 2 People

R1600 per night during the week
R1800 per night during the weekend
(with added sleeper couch for kids)

“The Proprietor, its agent’s and/or its employee/s shall not be liable for, and the guest/s hereby waive/s and abandon/s any claims of whatever nature including but not limited to that for theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, against the Proprietor, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise. The guest/s, in addition to the aforesaid, hereby indemnify the Proprietor against any claims which may arise from whatever nature, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise.”

Flamingo Cottage

(Wheelchair friendly)

Sleeps 4/R1700/Per Night 

Relax in your own private wood-fired KolKol Hot-Tub, soaking in the steaming water on a chilly evening. Add a crackling fire, an endless starry sky and a glass of wine.

From the front stoep with veranda and braai you have a beautiful view over the vineyards,and the Langeberge.
At your cottage there will be 2 mountain bikes for riding on the farm and 1 kayak for fishing or canoeing on dam 200m away.

This cottage is situated just 3km from the beautiful town of McGregor & 1km away from the Donkey Sanctuary, Eseltjiesrus.

Facilities

1 x Outdoor KolKol Hot Tub

DSTV

Aircon

1 x double bedroom en suite with  (bathroom/shower)

1 x 2 single beds room en suite with (bathroom/shower – (wheechair friendly)

Open plan kitchen & living room

In Door Fireplace

Outdoor Fireplace / Braai

2 Mountain Bikes

Fishing rods

The canoes, kayaks and picnic spots at the dam are free to use for our Fossil Hills guest only

Firewood included

FREE Wifi

RATES

(Min of 2 nights)
R1500 per night during the week
R1700 per night during the weekend
Sleeps 4 People

RATES FROM 1 DECEMBER 2023 – 30 NOVEMBER 2024

R1600 per night during the week
R1800 per night during the weekend

 RATES FROM 1 DECEMBER 2024 – 30 NOVEMBER 2025

R1700 per night during the week
R1900 per night during the weekend

“The Proprietor, its agent’s and/or its employee/s shall not be liable for, and the guest/s hereby waive/s and abandon/s any claims of whatever nature including but not limited to that for theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, against the Proprietor, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise. The guest/s, in addition to the aforesaid, hereby indemnify the Proprietor against any claims which may arise from whatever nature, whether arising from the Proprietor’s default, negligence or otherwise.”

OPEN VENUE/LAPA

Venue & Accommodation for 50

IT WILL BE AN HONOUR TO HOST YOU AND YOUR SPECIAL FRIENDS/FAMILY!

CATERING, DECOR AND FLORIST SPECIALISTS & BAR (No cash Bar)

The function coordinater (person who hires) organises all these specialities themselves, we can supply you with a contact list of caterers/florists/decor specialists in Robertson. On the list will also be contact details of music, DJ, photographer, videographer, beauticians, graphic designer, rental facilities, wedding/function co-ordinators, wine boutique, mobile bar, etc.

Items included in our hiring fees:

10 wooden tables

60 chairs

20 wooden church benches (Seating for 60)

2 wine barrels (perfect for pre-drinks)

3 zinc baths & 3 x 6L cocktail jars

Free Wi-Fi available

5 stainless steel cocktail tables

Stylish guest bathrooms with hand towels, soap & cleaning stuff

Kitchen and cold storage facilities

Standard cutlery & crockery (50 units of each)

Ice buckets, crockery & urn

Cleaning service the next morning after function

Picnic & fleece blankets

Free RSVP & wedding website

Additional costs/services to hire:

Bags of wood for sale

Music starter kit & microphone

Waiters/car guards/cleaners/bar tenders

Fairy lights/salad bowls/lanterns/bunting & more decorations

Patio gas heaters

Comfortable seating for 6

Cake stands/hot plates

Pinotage house accommodation

It is compulsary to book the Pinotage Self-catering House. See rates on our Website.

Pinotage House is a house which can accommodate up to 15 guests all together.

Fossil Hills can accommodate a total of 50 guests in total, we have 11 cottages all close to the venue.

Make sure you book out Fossil Hills venue and accommodation for 50 in advance!