Southford Cottage Guest House or Self Catering in Gariep Dam, Free State

Southford Cottage

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at 10 minutes from Gariep Dam, near Norvalspont off the R58 to Colesberg, Xhariep Region, Free State, South Africa. Show on Map

About Southford Cottage

Southford Cottage is situated on a scenic sheep and horse stud farm on the banks of the Orange River. It lies between South Africa’s two major dams, seven kilometres below the Gariep Dam and 60 kilometres above the Van Der Kloof Dam. Norval’s Pont is two kilometres away. The farm is on the R58 and is 38 kilometres from Colesberg and 10 kilometres from Gariep Dam village.


This ideal family stop over or weekend getaway spot offers two spacious, charmingly decorated private family suites with four large bedrooms, sleeping eight to ten guests with comfort.

• Fans in summer, heaters and electric blankets in winter
• Lounge with DStv and log fires in winter
• Cape cottage furniture in dining room
• Original artwork throughout
• Farm kitchen and barbeque facilities for self-catering
• Coffee, tea and milk gratis
• Large, tranquil, shady garden overlooking horse paddocks
• Pets by arrangement
• Air-conditioned main bedroom


Enjoy English breakfasts and farm style dinners, with Karoo lamb being the specialty.

Activities and Attractions

The farm has so much to offer besides wide open spaces, fresh air and pure beauty, these include:
• Fly fishing
• Bird watching
• Walks through tree lined paddocks
• The Gariep Dam (sailing, waterskiing)
• Golf courses
• Gariep Nature Reserve

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Wheelchair access

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -30.613575
Longitude: 25.444570833

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 15h20
Check-out by 09h10

Listed on
October 2014 - No guest reviews.

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