In the 'hood, Prince Albert as a destination

Prince Albert had its origins in 1762 when a loan farm named Kweeckvalleij "the valley of cultivation and plenty" was established in a green and fertile valley at the foot of the awesome Swartberg Mountains. Today, the town is one of the prettiest in the country - a place of great serenity and charm, with beautiful architecture, fascinating flora and fauna and great Karoo hospitality. Just 2 ... cont.

15 Nuwe Street, Prince Albert, 6930, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to The Artist's Cottage

From Cape Town
Take the N1 for ca. 400 km until you reach the turn off, to your right, for Prince Albert at Prince Albert Road (R328). Continue for a further 45 km and enter the town by the main thoroughfare, Church Street. At the corner of ABSA Bank, turn right and continue straight ahead and upward, across Mark Street, until you reach the 2nd parallel street to Church Street: Nuwe Street. Turn left. The blue and white Skuinshuis Artist’s Cottage is at No.15, to your right. Park at the front gate.

From George
Take the R62 to Oudtshoorn and enter the town. Look out for the R29 to De Rust and/or Beaufort West - you will turn off to your right from the main street. Follow signs for De Rust, passing through this village and continuing through Meiringspoort towards Beaufort West. After passing Klaarstroom, leave the R29 and take a left turn towards Prince Albert (R407). Continue for a further 42 km and enter the town by the main thoroughfare, Church Street. At the corner of ABSA Bank, turn left and continue straight ahead and upward, across Mark Street, until you reach the 2nd parallel street to Church Street: Nuwe Street. Turn left. The blue and white Artist’s Skuinshuis Cottage is at No.15, to your right. Park at the front gate.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (0.5 km)
  • Business Services (0.5 km)
  • Car Hire (0.5 km)
  • Internet Café (0.5 km)
  • Laundromat (0.5 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1.5 km)
  • Grocery Store (2 km)
  • Airport (200 km)

Activities

  • Bird watching
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Farm activities
  • Galleries / museums
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Theatre (performing arts)
  • Township tours
  • Wine tasting

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