Over the Mountain Guest Farm Herold B&B or Self Catering, Karoo
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  • Property TypeFarm Stay
  • Guests23
  • Rooms/Units7

Over the Mountain Guest Farm is a highly recommended B&B with self catering option, providing accommodation in Herold for tourists visiting the Karoo region.

About Over the Mountain Guest Farm

Situated in the secluded hamlet of Herold on the famous Route 62 and part of South Africa's sublime Garden Route, Over the Mountain Guest Farm offers more than just luxurious accommodation.

World class accommodation and hospitality are taken a step further with unique, experience based holiday packages that will see guests not only delving deeply into the soul of the stunning surroundings but also taking part in the vibrant art and culinary culture that define this picturesque part of the South African landscape. Make it a destination or a pit stop.


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


The old Police Station has been transformed into a stunning dining area and lounge which despite renovations boasts original features including the wooden floors, doors and windows adding to the charm of this already idyllic space.


Luxurious accommodation and stunning surrounds are complimented by a handy set of facilities, taking Over The Mountain's already generous offerings a step further.

Secure and convenient parking is made available to guests staying in any of the suites. Hiking is available during your stay but you shouldn't have to hike to your room!

A Wi-Fi internet connection is available in the reception area for those looking to keep up with emails or wanting to post about their phenomenal holiday on Facebook or Twitter. Remember to tag us if you do!

Pool and Braai Facilities:
There is a lovely pool on property with ample seating or sunbathing space as well as braai (barbecue) facilities for those wanting to make the most of a hot day.

A delectable 3 course meal is made available on request which promises to please any food enthusiasts. The menu changes from night to night so expect something fresh and interesting every evening. Dietary requirements can be discussed with your hosts on arrival.

Satellite TV:
Local satellite providers, DStv offer an incredibly wide range of programming from popular sports and movie channels to celebrity gossip and local news. Satellite TV is available in the Main Lounge and promises to keep any sports fans or film buffs happy during their stay.

Tea Garden:
A breathtaking Tea Garden forms part of the property, where guests are welcome to relax out in the fresh mountain air. Coffee, tea, scones, cake and toasted sandwiches are served on request.

Airport Transfers:
Over the Mountain Guest Farm is less than an hour's drive from the International George Airport and transfers to the Guest Farm can be arranged on request.

Features you'll appreciate

  • pet friendly
  • swimming
  • parking
  • kitchen
  • braai / bbq
  • wake up
  • fireplace
providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Fireplace
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Pets allowed (by arrangement)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Restaurant / dining room
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Rooms & Rates

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

The comfortable triple rooms are each furnished with one queen-size bed and a single bed. The en-suite bathroom is equipped with hand basin, bath tub and shower. Rooms have separate entrances for convenience and each has access to a stunning traditional porch ideal for late afternoon reading and relaxing.

  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 4
Sleeps: 3 guests (max 3 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Welsch House Family Unit

Welsch House Family Unit is a four sleeper unit. The rooms have wooden floors and reed ceilings and vine covered veranda. Fully equipped kitchen, one bedroom is furnished with a double bed, the second bedroom is furnished with a three-quarter bed and there is an additional three-quarter bed in the living area. The bathroom is en-suite of the main bedroom with both shower and bath. Located on an elevated section of the farm, wonderful vistas of the valley can be enjoyed from the vine covered veranda. A braai area with swimming pool is situated alongside the Welsch House.

  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

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

House of Grace Family Unit

House of Grace Family Unit is a six sleeper unit. The cottage sleeps six people in two double beds and two single beds. There is a fully equipped kitchen, fireplace and a bathroom with a shower. It has the most incredible view of the majestic Outeniqua mountains. Built from stone and mud during the construction of the Montagu Pass, the House of Grace has been restored to maintain its original beauty with modern necessities being subtly added over the years.

  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Heater(s)  
  • Patio / verandah / balcony  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

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

Guest Reviews

2 Reviews from SA-Venues.com travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

Great stay!

November 2021

Andries P. (Johannesburg)

Verified reviewvery good

Dave thank you for the wonderful food and carrot cake we could enjoy at your place on Saturday 19 July 2014. Everything was well prepared and the salad was fresh fresh. Wonderful place to visit. Philip , Monica, Heleen & Karel

July 2014

M. Herholdt (Cape Town)

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  • Property listed on SA-Venues.com since November 2007

Need to Know

Response timeOver the Mountain Guest Farm typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages welcome.

Closest airport(s)George Airport - 40km

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

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

Listed on SA-Venues.com since November 2007

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