Garden Route Accommodation at Milkwood Cottage Self Catering in Great Brak
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  • Property TypeHouse
  • Guests8
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms4
  • Minimum Stay2-17 Nights

Milkwood Cottage is a highly recommended property for self catering in Great Brak for up to 8 guests visiting the Garden Route region.

About Milkwood Cottage

Milkwood Cottage is your private hide-away in the heart of the Garden Route, situated in Hersham, a quiet seaside village in the Garden Route, South Africa. This self-catering holiday accommodation is nestled amongst Milkwood trees and offers an ideal retreat for a relaxing holiday. Milkwood Cottage sleeps 8 people comfortably.

A ten-minute walk or short drive away from the cottage is the pristine Hersham beach. Enjoy nature at its best while swimming or fishing in these beautiful surroundings


The cottage comprises of a spacious open plan lounge / kitchen, four double bedrooms, with three en-suite bathrooms. The fourth bedroom is separately located (outside entrance) downstairs with its own bathroom.

The fully equipped kitchen features a 4-plate gas hob, a microwave, fridge/freezer, as well as all necessary cutlery/crockery for a convenient stay. The living area offers comfortable seating, open fireplace, television (DSTV) and DVD player.

French doors open onto the sun deck with barbecue facility. Guests can barbecue on the deck or follow a secluded path in the garden to discover the lapa. The lapa is sheltered by trees and is equipped with an open fireplace and a weber. Definitely a place where families can truly bond and friends can be made.

Additionally the garden boasts an outside shower, a trampoline, swings and a big sandpit that will keep the children entertained while you relax on the deck.

Bath towels and linen are provided, but please bring your own beach towels.

Heated blankets and the fireplace in the lounge make the cottage a welcoming getaway during winter months as well! South African mild winters are made for long walks on the beach, whale watching and exploring all beautiful towns the Garden Route has to offer.

Secure parking on the property.

Attractions and Activities

A brisk five minute walk from the cottage will take you to the sea for a stroll or swim at Hersham Beach. There is also a swimming beach at Southern Cross, Great Brak or at the Great Brak Lagoon, ideal for children with its safe, calm waters and very popular for a picnic or braai.

The cottage is situated a five minute drive from the village of Great Brak. The town offers all amenities including supermarkets, a pharmacy, doctors, a library, churches, laundromats, restaurants and coffee shops.

A 15 minute drive takes you to the George Airport. For a quick round of golf, the Dolphin Creek Golf Course is down the road or for the more seasoned golfer, the choices are endless from Bramble Hill at Fancourt to the new Pinnacle Point in Mossel Bay.

There are a variety of mountain bike options in the area, 4 x 4 routes, paddling, kayaking and fishing … come explore and discover this beautiful part of the Garden Route!


Hersham Beach is situated midway between Mossel Bay and George.

Features you'll appreciate

  • parking
  • kitchen
  • braai / bbq
  • fireplace
providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Disabled equipped
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

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

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Rooms & Rates

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Milkwood Cottage

The cottage comprises of a spacious open plan lounge / kitchen, four double bedrooms, with three en-suite bathrooms. The fourth bedroom is separately located (outside entrance) downstairs with its own bathroom. The fully equipped kitchen offers a microwave, fridge / freezer, a 4 plate gas hob as well as all the necessary cutlery / crockery for a convenient stay.

  • Additional bed / mattress  
  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Disabled equipped  
  • Fireplace  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Safe for valuables  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities  
  • Television (with satellite)

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

Take the Tour

Guest Reviews

5 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewvery good

We had a stunning time at this charming cottage,a good place to relax and just enjoy the scenery. Everything was neat and clean and the host friendly and helpful. Our 3 dogs were welcomed and the garden and surrounds provided ample space for them to run around. The local beach was a delightful quiet place for early morning and evening strolls. We really had a delightful time and I would recommend this cottage to people seeking a relaxing break. Even though the cottage is in a suburb ,the feeling is one of solitude and tranquillity.

October 2017

anita segal (port elizabeth)

Verified reviewexcellent

We absolutely loved our stay in Milkwood Cottage. The cottage comfortably sleeps up to 6 people in 3 double rooms. The main bedroom has a full en-suite bathroom. A second bathroom is shared with the other two rooms (where one room has direct access through a door within the bedroom). The kitchen has all the necessities to cook good meals and the lounge sits next to it in an beautiful open plan living space. There is a really pretty fireplace in the lounge which would be perfect for cold days (we visited in summer). The lounge has a tv with full DSTV. The bedrooms have double beds, which are very comfortable, and each bedroom has double doors either opening onto the veranda or garden. The views from all the bedrooms is amazing because the cottage is set within a forest like garden. Outside there is an area to braai and play area for children. Lara was such an incredible host. She made sure we had everything we needed and gave us our space to enjoy our stay. A big plus for us was that we were able to take our pets with us - not often that you find such beautiful accommodation that allows extended family members to join.

January 2017

Charlene (Cape Town)

Verified Host

  • Telephone & email verified
  • Host identification on file
  • Proof of address on file
  • Property listed on since September 2009

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.
A cot can be provided if required.

Closest airport(s)George Airport - 10km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 15h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the property EFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since September 2009

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