Garden Route Accommodation at Joans Place Self Catering in Great Brak
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  • Property TypeHouse
  • Guests8
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Minimum Stay2-7 Nights

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Joan's Place is a highly recommended property providing self catering in Great Brak for up to 8 guests visiting the Garden Route region.

About Joan's Place

Joan’s Place is a rustic beach house - so if you want luxury it's not for you, but it is very functional, with everything you need in a self catering vacation home.

The house has fantastic river frontage, is out of the wind, relaxing and peaceful; a complete haven for the outdoor person. We are five minutes’ walk to the beach if you prefer the sea and there is food fishing in front of the house. The perfect place to kick back and relax is on the verandah with a cold one, whilst the barbeque fire is blazing in front of the river.

Self Catering Accommodation

The house sleeps up to nine in four bedrooms (five single beds, two double beds). The house has a family bathroom (with bath and toilet), a shower room and another two separate toilets. There are also servant facilities with an en suite bathroom.

There is a lounge, dining room, kitchen, store room and games room. The kitchen is equipped with a kettle, toaster, iron, stove, microwave, two fridges, a freezer and a washing machine. Linen and towels are provided.

There is a large covered deck as well as a private garden and a braai facilities. Wood for one braai is provided. A DVD player is provided, as is a TV and a table tennis table. Satellite TV is available on request.

The house is perfect for children of all ages and is also suitable for people with minimal restricted mobility but not for people in wheelchairs as there are stairs to the bedrooms.

Additional Facilities

Off street parking outside the house is available and pets are allowed. Please make sure you smoke outside and definitely not in the upstairs rooms. We are only 500m from the beach and 5km to the Great Brak village.

A holiday here is a real Garden Route experience. We are close to nine top class golf courses, as well as many Garden Route towns like Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Oudtshoorn and Mossel Bay.

Activities and Attractions

The Garden Route is world renowned as one of the most beautiful areas in South Africa, offering magnificent views and warm water beaches, a mild climate, beautiful mountain ranges close by and natural charm. There is a local airport in George, but should you prefer to drive, the area is approximately four hours from Cape Town (on the west) and Port Elizabeth (Eastern Cape).

Great Brak is centrally situated in the Garden Route, halfway between George and Mossel Bay. There are two parts to the town; the small village itself nestles in a valley surrounded by wooded hills, and consists of a single horseshoe road from which you can access everything you would need.

The village has a basic supply store, several butcheries and some utterly charming lunch and tea venues, some displaying locally produced artworks and clothing. Great Brak is the centre of art in the Garden Route and there are four art galleries and an art school. Beautiful hikes and cycling trails abound, and of course one can take a canoe up the Great Brak River which flows through the town.

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Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Rooms & Rates

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Joan's Place

The house sleeps up to nine in four bedrooms (five single beds, two double beds). The house has a family bathroom (with bath and toilet), a shower room and another two separate toilets. There are also servant facilities with an en suite bathroom. There is a lounge, dining room, kitchen, store room and games room. The kitchen is equipped with a kettle, toaster, iron, stove, microwave, two fridges, a freezer and a washing machine. Linen and towels are provided. There is a large covered deck as well as a private garden and a braai facilities. Wood for one braai is provided. A DVD player is provided, as is a TV and a table tennis table. Satellite TV is available on request. The house is perfect for children of all ages and is also suitable for people with minimal restricted mobility but not for people in wheelchairs as there are stairs to the bedrooms.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 8 guests (max 8 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewexcellent

Joan's Place is a well established abode revelling in family history and recorded testiments of the many people who have enjoyed their time staying at this unique accommodation over past years. Indeed 'Rustic' no red carpet, four poster beds just plain simple home comforts that meet every requirement of the self catering community. Location breathless, stunning and ideally situated for all types of outdoor recreation, our passion golf so we were centred within easy reach of many of the best golf courses South Africa has to offer. As for your hosts, D&G well hospitality is their middle name you will not want for anything.......definately be back!!!

January 2014

JOHN BRAISHER (Weymouth, UK)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome - Joan’s Place is a haven for children, due to the safety of the Island and the freedom for children to explore this small area without danger. However, please note that the house is set in front of a tidal river. Children who cannot swim are thus required to wear protective garments or water wings at all times. We will take no responsibility for accidents in this regard.

Closest airport(s)George Airport - 18km

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

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since September 2013

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