Drakensberg Self Catering at KarMichael Farm Accommodation in Himeville
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  • Property TypeFarm Stay
  • Guests20
  • Rooms/Units7

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KarMichael Farm is a highly recommended guest house with self catering option, providing accommodation in Himeville for tourists visiting the Drakensberg region.

About KarMichael Farm

KarMichael Farm is situated on a 35 Ha working farm just outside the Village of Himeville. The Farm has superb views into Lesotho with Hodgson’s Peaks very prominent on clear days. The turn off to Sani Pass is just over 1km away.

Accommodation

KarMichael Farm has three self catering cottages and four bed and breakfast rooms. The cottages have braai facilities and are serviced daily. There is hot / cold air-conditioning for your convenience, and wall panel heaters are provided as well as hot blankets for the chilly winter evenings.

Please see the individual room descriptions with photographs below, to assist you with your choice.

The property also has two freshwater dams that can be fished. At present, there is only bass in the dams and it's a strictly catch and release policy.

Facilities

• Air Conditioning (some units)
• Complimentary Tea / Coffee (B&B Rooms)
• Braai Facilities at the Cottages
• Daily Cleaning Service
• Secure Free Parking
• Wi-Fi Hotspot at The Shed
• Fishing Dams

Dining at The Shed

The old tractor shed has been converted. It was once a dumping ground for all the implements and tools, it has now been transformed into a useful dining area and guest lounge. Breakfasts are served here and dinners can be arranged as per your request. Self catering guests can also enjoy breakfast and dinner here by request. As we are not a restaurant, we cook a meal suitable to everyone’s needs. A braai facility is also available. There is a free Wi-Fi hotspot in The Shed.

Activities

• Sani Pass Tours
• Specialist Nature Tours - on birds and plants in the Drakensberg Mountains and surrounding areas
• Bushman Rock Art tours.
• Mountain Biking – Sani Spoors and Sani Pass
• Trail Running
• Fly Fishing
• Hiking
• Photography

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bathroom (separate)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Smoking: not allowed

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Smoking: none indoors

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Rooms & Rates

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

Originally a chicken shed, Rose Cottage has been transformed into a comfortable two bedroom self catering cottage. It has an open plan lounge, dining room and fully fitted kitchen. The kitchen looks over the pastures and across the dam to the mountains. If you are up early you will see the sun rising from the kitchen window. The lounge area has a Jetmaster fireplace that will warm the whole place in winter. There are two bedrooms, one with a King-size bed and the other has two three quarter beds. Each has its own spacious private bathroom with large shower, bath, toilet and hand basin. Wall mounted heaters and hot blankets are supplied. The Cottage is private. There is a beautiful Oak tree outside to sit under and braai and watch the sunset across the fields and Mountains of Lesotho.

  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Fishermans Cottage

Fisherman’s Cottage has three bedrooms, a comfy lounge and open plan kitchen and dining area. One room has a Queen-size bed and the others have three quarter and single beds. Hot blankets will be supplied for those chilly winter evenings. There is a large single shower, toilet and hand basin. The unit has a stove, fridge, microwave, kettle and all cutlery and crockery required. Fisherman’s has its own private parking area. Outside the front door is a patio and braai area that overlooks the pastures and dam with extended views too the mountains as well.

  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 6 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Originally part of six stables, we have turned three of them into a quaint unit. The stables are situated at the entrance to the farm overlooking the fields with a beautiful view of the mountains into Lesotho as well as Sani Pass. Outside is a small private garden area where one can relax. This is a perfect unit for a weekend away for two. This unit has two three quarter beds and is self catering. The kitchen area has a small fridge, toaster and microwave oven. There is also a combined small two plate cooker and oven. There is a very spacious en-suite bathroom with a large shower and toilet and hand-basin. There is hot / cold air conditioning for your convenience, and wall panel heaters and hot blankets for the beds are provided for the winter evenings.

  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Livingstone Room

Livingstone is one of four tastefully decorated and spacious, bed and breakfast rooms. It was originally part of the stables. Livingstone has been converted into a luxury room. One stable has been used for the spacious bathroom which has a huge walk-in shower. There is also a corner bath unit and toilet and hand basin. Two stables have been used for the bedroom, which has a King-size bed. There is hot / cold air conditioning for your convenience and wall panel heaters are provided as well as hot blankets for the chilly winter evenings. The room also has a mini fridge as well as tea and coffee facilities and a comfortable sitting area as well. The private entrance opens onto a grassed outside seating area with magnificent views across the paddocks towards Sani Pass and Lesotho.

  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Serenity is one of four tastefully decorated and spacious, bed and breakfast rooms. It is next door to Tranquility and has its own private entrance and nice views across the front lawn towards the berg. Serenity has a full en-suite bathroom with bath, shower toilet and hand basin. Serenity has two comfortable three quarter beds and hot blankets for winter. The room has tea and coffee facilities. A hairdryer is also supplied.

  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Tranquility is one of four tastefully decorated and spacious, bed and breakfast rooms. It is between Serenity and Augusta. It has its own private entrance and nice views across the front lawn towards the berg. Tranquility has a full en-suite bathroom with bath, shower toilet and hand basin. There is also a hot blanket for relief from the chilly winters. Tranquility has a King-size bed. The room also has tea and coffee facilities. A hairdryer is also supplied.

  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Augusta is one of four tastefully decorated and spacious, bed and breakfast rooms. It is next door to Tranquility and has its own private entrance and has open views across the front lawn towards the berg. Augusta has a full en-suite bathroom with bath, shower toilet and hand basin. There are hot blankets for relief from the chilly winters. Augusta has two comfortable three quarter beds. The room also has tea and coffee facilities. A hairdryer is also supplied.

  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Smoking: not allowed

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Guest Reviews

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

Verified reviewexcellent

Absolutely beutiful farm. Very quite and Kevin and such a good host. I would go back there again

March 2021

Amanda K. (Johannesburg)

Need to Know

Response timeKarMichael Farm typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

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 November 2020

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