Lidgetton Accommodation at The West House Self-Catering, Natal Midlands

The West House

Self Catering at Versameling Farm, Lidgetton, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

About The West House

A 400 hectare private farm in the beautiful Caversham Valley - in the heart of the Natal Midlands - with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

Exotic Alpacas from Chile, river walks, proximity to riding stables, golf courses, a renowned Health Spa and Country restaurants complement the charm and tranquillity of The West House.

Situated on a 400 hectare private farm in the beautiful Caversham Valley - the heart of the Natal Midlands - with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, The West House is close to the Midmar Dam and surrounded by the attractions of the Midlands Meander.

Easily accessible and near to Natal's well-known private schools. You choose to be active or completely relaxed in an ideal environment. Enjoy the luxury of your own house away from the madding crowd. Come to The West House and discover why Chris and Gill Griffith left the city to establish themselves in this heavenly valley.


The West House complex is comprised of two houses. The privacy of each is secured by its own fenced garden with panoramic views of the Lions River Valley. Each house has a well-appointed kitchen, DSTV, double garage, braai (barbecue) facilities and a full time maid.

The West House
The West House has two double bedrooms en-suite and a further double room and single room. The furnishing is luxurious. Open fireplace in the sitting room. The dining room will easily seat 10 guests.

The Hill House
Hill House has a double bedroom en-suite and a further two double bedrooms and bathroom. Luxurious furnishings with an open fireplace. The dining room seats 10. Attached to the house is a stand-alone double room with shower facilities. Enjoy the securely fenced swimming pool.


The Lions River meanders 4 kilometres through the farm. The area is secure and peaceful. Access is via a 13 kilometre all-weather road system off the N3. Four kilometres are properly maintained gravel roads.


Situated, 17 kilometres from Howick and 35 kilometres from Pietermaritzburg in the heart of the Midlands Meander. Enjoy the peace, tranquillity and charm of the countryside and dine out at your choice of nearby high quality restaurants. Choose to visit the Drakensberg resorts, local game farms, golf courses or the Midmar dam - or hike on river and hill trails - or relax, enjoy the view and recharge your batteries.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Video player
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Security (guard)
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee

Price Range
Available on request

Contact: Gill and Chris Griffith

Tel: +27 (0)33 234-4580
Fax: +27 (0)33 234-4166
Mobile: +27 (0)82 491-7442

Physical Address:
The West House, Versameling Farm, Lidgetton, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -29.416721999333333
Longitude: 30.095128999666667

Closest airport(s)
Pietermaritzburg Airport - 40km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 10h00
Check-out by 02h00

Listed on
December 2002 - 1 Review

Travellers' Reviews

I highly recommend The West House to a group of up to 8 people who want to do self catering or B and B. The price includes a continental breakfast which...

Tanya Goodison, Durban Travellers' Rating


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