Clarens Accommodation at Aquila Holiday Cottage in Free State
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  • Property TypeHouse
  • Guests8
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms4
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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  • Listed on since April 2010

Aquila is a highly recommended property for self catering in Clarens for up to 8 guests visiting the Thabo Mofutsanyana region.

About Aquila

Aquila, meaning ‘Eagle’, is a newly built home on the Clarens Golf and Trout Estate in the picturesque town of Clarens in the Free State. A popular tourist getaway destination, Clarens is the ideal town in which to relax over a weekend, or longer, depending on how much time you have at your disposal. Aquila is a modern, luxurious home offering such relaxation.


Aquila is an up-market home with all the essential elements for a comfortable stay. The house sleeps 8, in 4 beautifully appointed, spacious bedrooms. Three rooms have double beds and the fourth bedroom has twin beds. Each bedroom is en-suite, with both shower and bath. Large built in cupboards and a dressing table completes each room. All towels and linen are provided.

Living Area:
On the second level on the house, an open plan living area of lounge, dining room and conversation nook, is spacious and beautifully furnished. A fire place, essential for Clarens winters and cold evenings is situated in this area. Leading out from two sliding doors, an outdoor covered patio complete with outdoor furniture and a built in braai, lends itself to unending views over Clarens, the surrounding Rooiberg, and the distant Maluti Mountains of Lesotho. There is also full complement of DSTV channels provided together with a large flat screen TV for all the guests to enjoy.

The kitchen overlooks the living area, and is fully self catering with granite counters, under-counter oven, glass top hob, fridge / freezer, microwave, and other appliances. From the kitchen, there is a scullery complete with dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, and wash-up area.


Recently, the original 9-hole golf course has been developed and upgraded to an 18-hole course by developers, Pinnacle Point. The par 72 golf course, has been designed and constructed by Golf Data. All 18 holes meander along and across the tranquil river and its splendid series of trout dams and cascading waterfalls. The new Club House is well appointed and offers wonderful mountain views.


Visitors to Clarens have a variety of activities to choose from and they include, white water rafting, horse riding, quad biking, hiking, tennis, squash, trout fishing, art courses, golf, abseiling, mountain trails and nature reserves which also have some bushman paintings. Enquiries for all these activities can be made at the local information centres in Clarens. In the winter, Aquila will provide uninterrupted views of the snow-covered mountains.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fireplace
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Parking (garage)

Food & Drink

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Self-Catering Lodge

Aquila is an up-market home with all the essential elements for a comfortable stay. The house sleeps 8, in 4 beautifully appointed, spacious bedrooms. Three rooms have double beds and the fourth bedroom has twin beds. Each bedroom is en-suite.

  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Complimentary toiletries  
  • Fireplace  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with satellite)

Sleeps: 8 guests (max 8 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

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Guest Reviews

11 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Beautifully designed house in a very calm and serene area. Highly recommended

April 2018

Razeena Kaskar (Cape Town)

Verified reviewexcellent

Stunning house. We had a lovely weekend and enjoyed the view and space . Will definitely go back

July 2017

Eileen Burke Burke (Kromdraai, Krugersdorp)

Need to Know

Response timeAquila typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Bloemfontein Airport - 300km
OR Tambo International - 300km
King Shaka International - 400km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since April 2010

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