About Peppertree House
Named after a majestic Pepper tree which was over hundred years old and once served to provide shade for visitors horses we offer our guests comfortable accommodation in tranquil surroundings. We strive to provide excellent service and warm hospitality to make your stay as pleasant and memorable as possible.
Peppertree House offers both B&B and self-catering accommodation in a Victorian style home and 5 recently renovated and comfortable cottages.
The Main House
Accommodation in the main house consists of two double en-suite rooms and one twin bed room. With their glowing wooden floors and homely atmosphere the rooms offer nothing but a comfortable stay. Each of the rooms has a bar fridge, television, heaters for the winter, fans for the summer, mosquito machines for the mozzie infested times of year and tea and coffee facilities.
The self-catering accommodation consists of five cottages. Three of the units can sleep two persons (double beds or sinlges) comfortably. One of the units sleeps two persons and there is a sleeper couch which can cater for a third person if needed. The fifth cottage is a double story and can sleep four persons (double beds or singles).
Each of the cottages has an en-suite bathroom, a kitchenette equipped with all you might need to cook a tasty meal or make a midnight snack, select DStfv channels, fans, heaters, and mosquito machines. Our cottages are welcoming and, along with the large garden and braai facilities, offer you a home-from-home.
Entrance to the property is controlled by an electric motor gate for our guests peace of mind. There is a sparkling pool to cool off in, a barbeque area to enjoy, a large garden to stroll around, secure on-site parking, and a guest lounge. Breakfast includes a choice between a full English breakfast or health breakfast. Dinners and lunch packs are provided on request.
Services / Facilities
Barbecue area, (wood and braai packs available)
Large, tranquil garden
Full English breakfast or health breakfast
Fans and heaters in all bedrooms
Guest lounge with DSTV
Dinner on request
Tea and coffee facilities in rooms
Hostess trays in rooms
Bar fridges in rooms
TVs in rooms with MNet, SABC and selected DSTV channels
Linen and towels provided
Automatic gates, remotes provided
Activities and Attractions
Fort Beaufort is ideally placed to be used as a base to explore the following picturesque and historic surrounding areas:
Hogsback (various forest walks and waterfalls) - 45 minutes
Fort Fordyce (game and nature reserve and various walks) - 40 minutes
Grahamstown (historic town, National Arts Festival) - 60 minutes
Alice (University of Fort Hare where Nelson Mandela studied) - 20 minutes
Katberg Eco Mountain Resort (golf, hikes, horse riding) - 45 minutes
Bedford (quaint little town famous for its garden festival in October)
East London - 90 minutes.
Double Drift (45 minutes) and Mpofu (40 minutes) game reserves