About Audrey's Vineyard Cottage & Homestead
Come and escape from the city stress to a place filled with birdsong, where the pace is relaxed and tranquility a high priority! Audreys Vineyard Cottage & Homestead is on a working grape farm in the scenic Nuy Valley, at the foothills of the majestic Langeberg Mountains between Worcester and Robertson on Route 62 and the Worcester Wine Route.
Unwind on the verandah with a glass of wine or cup of steaming coffee while watching the sunset over the vineyards, listening to the call of the guinea fowl or later the owls and nightjar while admiring the crystal clear starry nights a relaxing experience beyond compare where you have the opportunity to unwind and forget about everything.
Audreys Vineyard Cottage & Homestead is an ideal family holiday venue or romantic breakaway for families and couples wanting to spend quality time together and leave rejuvenated and refreshed!
Enjoy bird watching, walking or jogging on the farm, cycling or mountain biking, hiking, canoeing, fishing and river boat cruises amidst spectacular scenery. Award-winning wine-tasting & olives at nearby wine cellars and olive estates or eating out at the surrounding restaurants or pub close by.
The Homestead is the original Victorian farmhouse, built in 1892, under oak trees, alongside a dam and overlooking the vineyards. There are five bedrooms, sleeping 10 people (four bathrooms, two en-suite). It has a large lounge with a fireplace and a big well equipped kitchen with both microwave and stove. Two bedrooms have double beds while the other three have twin beds /King size double beds.
Outside barbeque facilities (grid and wood provided)
Reservoir with fresh mountain water for swimming in at your own risk
AA recommended - quality accommodation
Bedding and inside towels provided, plus tea, coffee and sugar
Alarm system installed
An enclosed back garden for pets - strictly on request (please note pet policy below)
Complimentary bottle of Nuy Wine Cellar wine for two night stay
There are a number of resident barn owls in the shed next door and the babies can be seen and heard at certain times of the year. Swallows return every summer to their home on the patio. Finches also love the oak trees at the reservoir for their nests.
This spacious wooden Cottage is a self-catering retreat also next to the vineyards, which has a lounge / dining room with a fireplace and an enclosed patio. The well equipped kitchen has a microwave, stove, dishwasher & washing machine. There are 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and it can sleep 8 people.
The Master Bedroom has a queen size double bed; the 2nd bedroom has a double bed; the 3rd bedroom has twin beds/King size double bed and the 4th bedroom, which is a walk through to the 3rd bedroom, has two single beds for children.
Outside Barbeque facilities (Grid & 1 crate of wood provided)
Private enclosed garden
Well-equipped Kitchen with microwave, stove, dishwasher & washing machine
AA Highly recommended
Bedding & inside towels provided
An enclosed garden for pets strictly on request (Please note pet policy above)
Reservoir with fresh mountain water for swimming in at your own risk, 80m away
Complimentary bottle of Nuy Wine Cellar wine for 2 night stay
Alarm system install
Continental breakfasts are available for an additional charge and by prior arrangement.
According to South African Health Regulations smoking is not permitted inside the Homestead or Cottage.
Pet Policy - strictly on request
Pets need to be well trained, have their own sleeping blankets, do not jump onto furniture or sleep on beds / couches and are flea free. We reserve the right to hold you responsible for any damage caused by your pets. The pets may not be allowed to roam unaccompanied on the farm outside the enclosed back garden.
Things to do
The location is well situated for easy access to the Breede River Valley and Route 62. There are many diverse attractions from a lazy river cruise to an energetic mountain bike ride or hike to tasting award-winning wines and eating out. The region is well known for its wines and olives. Outdoor activities include:
Bird watching by day and owls at night
Relaxing walks or jogging amongst the vineyards and on the farm
Cycling or mountain biking
Hiking in the nearby mountains
Fishing in the farm dam or on the Breede River (20 minutes away)
Canoeing on the dam or on the Breede River (20 minutes away)
Wine tasting at the popular Nuy Wine Cellar (4km), open weekdays 08h30 - 16h30 and Saturday 08h30 - 12h30
Willow Creek Olive Estate (2 km) - open weekdays 08h30 - 16h30 and Saturday 09h30 - 12h30
Experience the activity on this working farm
Restaurants within 5 km and country pub weekends (13km)
River boat cruises
Leipzig Country House Tractor trips and picnic (Saturdays)
Attractions in Worcester:
Worcester Wine Route with its many wine cellars/ wineries
Kleinplasie Open Air Agricultural Museum - open Monday to Saturday 09h00 - 17h00
Karoo National Botanical Gardens - open daily from 07h00 - 18h00
Golf - 18 hole Gary Player designed course - open daily from 07h00 - 17h30
Local farm stalls with fresh farm produce, jams, preserves and knick knacks - Pitkos Padstal (6km), Pampoenstalletjie (8km), Tweefontein Padstal (17km)