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Want to get away and relax this is the place. We stayed in Cosy Cottage. It has everything you need so just pack your clothes and food. Trevor and Sharon have gone out their way to make you feel at home. It is pet friendly and your doggie bowls are even filled with water on arrival. Welcoming drinks in the lounge was a lovely touch. If your fishing you will love the well stocked dams, stocked with 800g -1kg trout made fishing special. Will be going back for sure.
Dams were poorly stocked despite specifically asking how well stocked the dams were when making a booking enquiry. Very disappointing as we are a family of 4 experienced fishermen who are only able to get together once a year as a family to fish. Mr Schaefer needs to be honest about his stock in the dams, when I enquired I was told dams are always well stocked, then when we were there and I asked when last the dams were stocked he said some time ago and tried to avoid the topic.
Noise of the nearby main road certainly doesn't give you a feeling of escaping joburg for the countryside. We found the traffic noise much worse than living in joburg, especially while trying to fish in the dams. Not relaxing at all. A pity as views are spectacular.
Supply of wood was wet, we had to stock up and replace wood ourselves. Very smokey fires due to wet wood.
Units are not serviced.
Surface Cleanliness good but rubbish under couch and under second bedroom beds.
Accommodation comfortable, warm, bath only and an outside shower, not our choice for winter.
Trevor and Sharon as hosts are friendly and sorted out 2 minor problems we had.
Toilet paper short supplied.
Great set up for pets.
Remember to take DSTV card.
Wow!! That was my first reaction when we were shown to our cottage at Schaefers Halt. My husband is a wheelchair user and the whole cottage had been very thoughtfully and carefully planned to enable very easy access to all of the rooms and outside areas. Even the beds were the right height to ensure easy transfer from the wheelchair. We thoroughly enjoyed our few days there and would highly recommend it to anyone. We were asked by the owners if we could think of anything to make it more comfortable for a wheelchair user....we honestly couldn't think of anything at all. I just wish that there were more places like this.
Most beautiful and comfortable cottage we've ever stayed in. Well equiped, very clean, overall excellently done. The perfect cozy hideaway in winter.
We had our wedding at Schaefers' Halt on the 3rd of November 2012. We couldn't have asked for anything more. The gardens were stunning for our outdoor ceremony. Trevor and Sharon were great hosts! They put out games for the guests while we did our photo's and they were extremely accommodating to our group! Absolutely love this place and would recommend it to anyone in the world!
This is one of the most breathtaking places I have ever visited It has a lovely warm personal touch with two very special owners making it a stay worth recommending. They went out of their way to make us feel at home and the scenery, gardens and bird life is to die for!!! It really is fantastic!
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Kruger Mpumalanga Airport - 150km
OR Tambo International - 275km
Children of all ages are welcome.
Check-in from 15h00
Check-out by 10h00
Listed on SA-Venues.com
June 2010 - 6 Reviews