About 166 Cradock Street
166 Cradock Street is a large and luxurious classic Karoo house, a national monument. Situated in Graaff Reinet’s famous Cradock Street but within a short walking distance of Parsonage Street and other central areas, museums and restaurants, the house is an ideal and comfortable base for a visit to the town.
Self Catering Accommodation
166 Cradock Street offers three bedrooms and two bathrooms. One bedroom has a double bed and en-suite bathroom (with bath only) and the second bedroom has twin beds. The third (small) bedroom has two single beds and is more suitable for children. The second bathroom has a shower.
The house also offers also a combined kitchen / breakfast room, separate sitting room and a large dining room.
The property boasts rare antique Cape Dutch features; such as built in wall cupboards with yellow wood and stink wood doors, as well as yellow wood room doors, bamboo reed ceilings and antique light fittings. There are also some classic antique furniture items and prints.
There is a large walled garden with views of the mountains surrounding the town and a shaded patio with a table, chairs and braai facilities. There is secure off-street parking for two cars and a garage.
• Air conditioning
• Satellite TV
Activities in Graaff Reinet
• Admire the views of the Valley of Desolation in Camdeboo National Park
• Experience life as it was in the 1800’s with a visit the historical Reinet House, Old Residency Museum, Urquhart • House and the Military Museum. The Black Acorn grapevine planted by Charles Murray in 1870 is still growing at Reinet House!
• Admire the architecture of the Dutch Reformed Church (Groot Kerk), Drostdy Hotel, Stretch’s Court and the cottages in the town
• Enjoy the artwork at the Hester Rupert Art Museum
• Check out the biggest Cacti collection on the planet and walk the fascinating succulent plant labyrinth at Obesa Nursery. There is also a ceramic gallery where you can buy beautifully crafted pots in which to plant your Karoo rose-like succulent
• Visit the historical John Rupert Theatre