Oppi-Plaas is situated on the farm Brakfontein between Aliwal North and Lady Grey. We are 45km from Aliwal North and 22km from Lady Grey. The farm is only 5km away from the R58 (the main road between Aliwal North and Lady Grey) and 2x4 or 4x4 vehicles can easily reach the farm.
Self Catering Accommodation
The house is available as a unit. It is a spacious house with three bedrooms. The main bedroom has one double bed as well as a baby cot and there is plenty space to also accommodate small children on a mattress. This bedroom also has a cupboard for personal items and a dressing table with a mirror.
The 2nd room has two single beds with a cupboard for personal items. The 3rd room has two single beds with a cupboard for personal items. It also has a beautiful view towards the mountains in Lady Grey and overlooks some of the camps where the sheep are grazing. All bedrooms are provided with linen as well as towels but please bring your own swimming towels.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a microwave, stove, kettle, toaster, fridge (with small freezer space). A dining table with six chairs is in the kitchen. All crockery for up to eight persons are provided as are glasses, mugs, pots, pans and utensils for using in the braai area.
The lounge is also spacious; with no television or Wi-Fi connection (all MTN, Cell C and Vodacom signals are available). A few magazines are in the house as well as board games and one or two puzzles to keep you busy. Visitors’ can unwind and read books, play board games or cards to get a full getaway from the city in this lounge. A patio (stoep) also overlooks the rest of the farm and you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of the sounds of birds such as fish eagles, mahems and lots of tarentaal.
The undercover braai is just outside the backdoor of the house. Bring your own firewood or charcoal. There is also an undercover parking on site for two vehicles. The house has Eskom power and candles are provided for load shedding.
You are welcome to experience the daily farm activities like sheep and dairy tending. Sometimes if you are lucky and here at the right time of the year you will also be able to feed the “hanslammers” or experience shearing of sheep. You are welcome to join us in the milking parlour which takes place twice a day.
Kick off your shoes and relax. There is plenty of space on the farm to go for an early morning stroll before sunrise or late afternoon or even a jog on the main gravel road which can differ in distance to your own choice. Bicycles are also welcome; guests can ride on their bicycles on the farm or on the main gravel road or even the 20 km to Lady Grey and back.
A swimming pool is situated about 120m away from this house in the garden of the main house where the owner lives. Guests may use this swimming pool on arrangement and availability only. No children are allowed without adult supervision and guests may use only on own responsibility. There are a few dams on the farm where you can go fishing. Bring your own fishing gear. Bring your own canoe or paddle ski to use on one of the dams.