About Augusta De Mist Country House and Kitchen
Experience stylish country living in a historic Cape Dutch estate dating 1802 is centrally situated in the historic heart of Swellendam. The guest house is owner managed, offering superb hospitality with great attention to detail.
3 Luxury cottages (1 double), 2 garden suites and 1 family unit, set in 1,5 hectares of luxuriant gardens with much indigenous flora and an abundance of birdlife.
Spacious guest areas in and around the historic house where one can relax and enjoy a drink in the lounge, on the patios or the veranda overlooking the gardens. A memorable breakfast is given under the vines in summer and in front of the log fire in winter.
Suite 1: Garden Suite 2+1 Protea
Queen-size bed plus additional bedroom with single bed, open plan, private lounge, bath & walk-in shower. Own parking. TV & DVD.
Suite 2: Garden Suite Aloe
Twin beds or king-size bed, private lounge. Shower only. TV & DVD.
Suite 5: Garden Cottage Strelitzia
Queen-size bed, private lounge, double bath & shower. Private courtyard & just a short stroll to the pool.
Suite 6: Garden Cottage Arum Lily
Private setting. King-size bed, private lounge, spa bath, walk-in shower. Honeymoon suite. DStv.
Facilities & Services
Breakfast under the vines in summer and in front of a log fire in winter.
Cheese platters and a fine selection of local wines are offered to enjoy in the comfort of your own room in front of a crackling fire or on your private patio.
Guest lounge, veranda and patios
Safe off street parking
Large salt water swimming pool
Small interesting libary
Picnic baskets on request
Car wash service
Complementary muskadel wine
Tea and coffee facilities
Stocked bar fridge
100 % percale bedlinnen
CD and radio player
Fire place in all rooms stocked with wood
Most rooms have hot and cold air-conditioning
Electric blankets in winter
Some with microwave
Swellendam is the jewel of the Overberg and the 3rd oldest settlement in South Africa situated halfway between Cape Town and the start of the Garden Route. Swellendam is renowned for its architecture, fascinating history, potters and great outdoor life i.e. Horse riding, Hiking, Canoeing.
The area offers a variety of scenic routes which includes
De Hope Nature Reserve for whale watching and its pristine beaches.
The Tradouw pass to Barrydale, linking the Overberg to the Little Karoo.
Local wineroute with some outstanding award winning wines.
Bontebok National Park, only 7 km from Swellendam
Golf : Well-maintained 9-hole golf course.
Picturesque setting with fantastic views over the Langeberg mountains.