Copperleigh Trout Cottages Self Catering in Dargle, Natal Midlands
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  • On Special - 3+1 night freeBook and pay for 3 nights and get an additional night free (stay 4 nights). Valid 25 August to 6 December 2019.
  • Property TypeFarm Stay
  • Guests12
  • Rooms/Units2
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

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  • Listed on since July 2017

Copperleigh Trout Cottages is a highly recommended property for self catering in Dargle for tourists visiting the Natal Midlands region.

About Copperleigh Trout Cottages

Situated on a working sheep and cattle farm in upper Dargle, Copperleigh Trout Cottages boasts two beautifully decorated modern self-catering holiday homes, overlooking the calm waters of Mavela Dam. The dam is stocked with trout by the NFFC (Natal Fly Fishers Club) on an annual basis and is a fly fisherman's delight.

Self Catering Accommodation

The Cottage has three bedrooms upstairs. Two bedrooms have Queen-size beds and feature ceiling fans, electric blankets and hairdryers. The loft room has a bunk bed and Queen-size bed perfect for four children sharing. The two bathrooms each feature a shower and toilet, the master bedroom has a heated towel rail. There is an open plan lounge, dining room and fully equipped self catering kitchen on the ground floor, including dishwasher and washing machine. The lounge is equipped with a flat-screen TV which includes DStv Premium and a DVD player with a large movie selection. Complimentary Wi-Fi is also included. Large wood burning fireplace for use on chilly evenings. Complimentary bundle of firewood is included daily, additional firewood can be purchased from management. The lounge opens out onto the verandah which has a braai and a beautiful large garden to relax in.

The Cabin is the newest addition to the farm. Guests have fallen in love with this cosy wooden self catering unit built quite literally on the waters edge! Featuring one bedroom with a Queen-size bed, electric blanket and hairdryer with en-suite bathroom (includes a shower, toilet and heated towel rail), it also has an open plan lounge with double sleeper couch and a beautifully equipped kitchen. Flat-screen TV with movie selection included. The braai area is outside and overlooks the dam, firewood provided daily. If you are looking for a romantic getaway, this is the place to choose!

Fishing & Other Activities

Guests have free access to the 10ha Mavela Dam. Please remember to bring your own fly fishing rods and equipment to fish for trout.

There are some short walks you can take on the farm, with amazing views of Inhlosane Mountain and the upper Dargle countryside to be seen.

The sheep can be seen going out to pasture at 07h30 and returning from 15h30 onwards. There are also other farm animals which include chickens and bunnies for the kids to see.

Small boats to go paddling out on the dam with (please bring own life jackets) and some tubes for kids to swim in the dam with.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (garage)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)


  • Free Wi-Fi

Rooms & Rates

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Copperleigh Trout Cottage

The cottage has 3 bedrooms upstairs. 2 have Queen size beds and feature ceiling fans, electric blankets and hair dryers. The loft room has a bunk bed and double sleeper couch suitable for 4 children sharing. The two bathrooms each have a shower and toilet. Downstairs has a guest toilet.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 8 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Copperleigh Trout Cabin

Copperleigh Trout Cabin ~ Couples will enjoy the cozy space or fishing buddies can enjoy having quick and easy access to Mavela Dam for trout fishing. Features one bedroom, one bathroom, lounge and kitchen.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-18 years are allowed

Guest Reviews

104 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

We planned to only stay for the weekend, but loved it so much we extended our stay by another night. We will definitely be back. A real gem! Thank you!

March 2019

Turner Family (Durban, KZN)

Verified reviewexcellent

Thank you for sharing this little bit of heaven with us. Peaceful & rejuvenating. Spotless & perfect. Well equipped with a lot of thought going into it. We had a wonderful stay. See you again soon. Thank you for your hospitality. P.S. Loved the birds & all the little critters too. Saw a tree frog.

March 2019

Clive & Marcelle' Lovelock (Pretoria)

Need to Know

Response timeCopperleigh Trout Cottages typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome. A cot can be supplied on request.

Closest airport(s)Oribi Airport - 62km
King Shaka International - 163km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 14h00 to 18h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyPaypal, EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since July 2017

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