Natal Midlands Accommodation at Caversham Mill Guest House Balgowan
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Caversham Mill is a property for self catering in Balgowan for tourists visiting the Natal Midlands region.

About Caversham Mill

In the heart of the KwaZulu Natal Midlands in South Africa, is the historical self catering Caversham Mill. They are situated only 20 minutes from Nottingham Road and Howick. The Caversham Mill Restaurant is within walking distance of the cottages, in a peaceful country setting overlooking the Lions and Impafana Rivers.

Self Catering Accommodation

Caversham Mill Manor is a beautiful, old yellowwood and stone house. It offers three unique and private suites for those who have a taste for accommodation of distinction. Two of the suites are double rooms, each with their own bathroom (bath and shower), and open onto their own deck areas.

The third is a family suite, consisting of two bedrooms separated by a bathroom. Beds can be configured as either king size or two singles. Tea, coffee, sugar, milk and kettle are supplied and are topped up daily in each suite.

All suites are serviced on a daily basis. Guests have access to the common areas in the Manor: a casual TV lounge with log fireplace in close proximity to the open plan fully equipped kitchen (only used when the whole house is booked by one group) and dining area; a formal lounge, also with an antique log fireplace and a library.

Outdoor deck and veranda areas are ideal relaxing and a braai with plenty of wood is supplied. The Manor opens onto a beautiful lawned garden with the Lions River flowing through it.

Dining

Caversham Mill Restaurant overlooks the Lions River waterfall and the historical site of the original Caversham Mill. It is a first class, well-priced establishment open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, teas and drinks. Dinner is served from Wednesday through to Saturday. There are also other eateries and pubs along the Midlands Meander waiting to be explored and experienced.

Activities and Attractions

Caversham Mill is a paradise for birdwatchers, from Orioles to Gymnogenes, and it is renowned for fly fishing, particularly Yellow Fish and Bass from October to March (bring your own rods.) Other sports in the nearby vicinity include hiking, horse riding, swimming (the Midmar Mile is an annual event), tubing, golf, polo, biking, hot air ballooning.

Caversham Mill is situated in the heart of the Midlands Meander, a 50km arts and craft route offering a large variety of beautiful hand made goods. Shop for gorgeous turned wooden bowls and boards, exquisite beadwork, jewellery and embroidered ware, ceramic pots of every shape and size, glassware and stained glass goods, lavender oils and soaps, leatherware - the list is endless.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Desk
  • Fireplace
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Rooms & Rates

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

Two-Bedroom Cottage

Two-Bedroom Cottage is suitable for four guests. The first bedroom is furnished with one double bed and the other with twin beds. Each cottage has a log fireplace to keep you warm on a chilly winterís evening. There is a lounge with TV and dining room in each cottage. Fridge, freezer, microwave, stove and oven facilities are provided in each kitchen. Braai facilities are also provided and wood is supplied. Cottages are serviced daily. Linen is changed every 3rd day for long staying guests. Laundry facilities are available to those who wish to have their laundry done at a minimal charge.

  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Desk  
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Three-Bedroom Cottage

The Three-Bedroom cottage is furnished with double and single beds. The is a comfy lounge area, a dining room and a fully equipped kitchen. The first bedroom is furnished with one double bed and the others with twin beds. Each cottage has a log fireplace to keep you warm on a chilly winterís evening. There is a lounge with TV and dining room in each cottage. Fridge, freezer, microwave, stove and oven facilities are provided in each kitchen. Braai facilities are also provided and wood is supplied. Cottages are serviced daily. Linen is changed every 3rd day for long staying guests. Laundry facilities are available to those who wish to have their laundry done at a minimal charge.

  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Desk  
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

One-Bedroom Cottage

One-Bedroom cottage is furnished with a double bed and has a bathroom with a bath. There is a fully equipped kitchen and a lounge. Each cottage has a log fireplace to keep you warm on a chilly winterís evening. There is a lounge with TV and dining room in each cottage. Fridge, freezer, microwave, stove and oven facilities are provided in each kitchen. Braai facilities are also provided and wood is supplied. Cottages are serviced daily. Linen is changed every 3rd day for long staying guests. Laundry facilities are available to those who wish to have their laundry done at a minimal charge.

  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Desk  
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

1 Review from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewvery good

Beautiful cottage in peaceful surroundings with everything we needed.

October 2020

Kate M. (Durban)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)Pietermaritzburg Airport - 45km

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, Diners, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since March 2013

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