Magoebaskloof Accommodation at Stanford Lake Lodge Haenertsburg Self Catering
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  • Guests36
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  • Minimum Stay1-3 Nights

About Stanford Lake Lodge

Amidst the high country of Haenertsburg / Magoebaskloof in the Limpopo Province, land of mountains, lakes, waterfalls and forests, stands the elegant Stanford Lake Lodge, a tribute to those seeking nature at its best ...

ACCOMMODATION

We offer self-catering single- and double-storey log cabins overlooking the 17-hectare Stanford Lake whose waterfall feeds the spectacular Ebenezer Dam. There is also three semi-detached self catering cottages only a stone’s throw from the indigenous forest. Stanford Lake Lodge is less than a three-hour drive from Pretoria.

The Cabins (Upmarket Accommodation):
Overlooking and just 50m from Stanford Lake, which feeds the Ebenezer Dam via a waterfall here on our farm. Trout and Bass fly-fishing available and our bird life is fantastic – Fish Eagles are the norm! Take a 2.4km walk through our indigenous forest – it is nothing but spectacular – nature at its best! Or get on your mountain bike for a 9km ride along a lake, dams, and indigenous forest! By choice, no TV in the cabins - there are places close by (pubs and restaurants) with TV screens for sports enthusiasts, etc.

Double Storey Cabin:
3 bedrooms, 2 upstairs with a double bed and a single bed in each and a room downstairs that has 2 single beds. There are two bathrooms, one on each level. Open plan living area consisting of lounge, dining and fully equipped kitchenette with a stove, fridge, microwave, pots, pans, cutlery, etc. Towels and linen provided. The fireplace inside is for those chilly nights here on the mountain. Weber Braai for braaing on the deck which overlooks our 17hectare dam also known as Stanford Lake.

Single Storey Cabin:
3 bedrooms, 2 with a King bed in each and one with 2 single beds. One big bathroom with a shower. Spacious open plan living area consisting of a lounge, dining and a fully equipped kitchenette with stove, fridge, microwave, pots, pans, cutlery, etc. Towels and linen provided. The fireplace inside is for those chilly nights here on the mountain. Weber Braai for braaing on the deck which overlooks our 17hectare dam also known as Stanford Lake.

Honeymoon Cabin:
Open plan area with genuine wooden floors that includes a kitchenette, lounge, dining and bedroom with a queen bed, all with stunning views of the lake and forests. The Kitchenette will be fully equipped with stove, fridge, microwave, pots, pans, cutlery, etc. Towels and linen provided. Fireplace inside for chilly nights here on the mountain. One full bathroom - bath and shower (with a great view of our lake and forests).

The Cottages (Great Value Budget Accommodation):
You can take a 2.4km walk through our indigenous forest, which is situated 30m away from the cottages – it is nothing but spectacular – nature at its best! Our bird life is fantastic – Fish Eagles are the norm! The farm boasts a bird list of over 90 birds! Or get on your mountain bike for a 9km ride along a lake, dams, and indigenous forest! 50m away from the Growth Centre - this is available to guests! 500m away from our 17hectare dam also known as Stanford Lake which feeds the Ebenezer Dam via a waterfall here on our farm. Trout and Bass fly-fishing available. By choice, no TV in cabin - there are places close by (pubs and restaurants) with TV screens for sports enthusiasts, etc.

Two Bedroom Cottage (Side):
Rustic semi-detached two bedroom cottage which has a double bed in the one room and two single beds in the other. The bathroom has a bath with a shower. This cottage has an open plan living area consisting of a lounge (with a sleeper couch) and a dining room. The kitchenette is fully equipped with a stove, fridge, microwave, pots, pans, cutlery, etc... Towels & linen are provided. The Fireball fireplace inside is for those chilly nights here on the mountain. Use the built in Braai in the living area and listen to the birds on the outside deck which overlooks the lake, with the indigenous forest is only a stone throws away!

Two Bedroom Cottage (Front):
Rustic semi-detached two bedroom cottage which has two single beds in one bedroom and a double bed in the other. The bathroom has a toilet, basin and a shower. The open plan living area consists of a lounge (with a sleeper couch), dining room and a fully equipped kitchenette with a stove, fridge, microwave, pots, pans, cutlery, etc... Towels & linen are provided. The Fireball fireplace inside is for those chilly nights here on the mountain . Use the Braai on the covered stoep and sit on the outside deck which overlooks our 17 hectare dam also known as Stanford Lake with mountains in the background and listen to the birds in the indigenous forest right next to you!

Four Bedroom Cottage:
Rustic semi-detached four bedroom cottage which has four bedrooms; 3 with queen beds in each and one with 2 single beds. Two bathrooms with showers. The open plan living area consists of a lounge and dining room. The separate kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, fridge, microwave, pots, pans, cutlery, etc... The Fireplace inside is for those chilly nights here on the mountain. There is also an enclosed stoep which overlooks the lake. There is a Braai on the outside deck, which overlooks our 17 hectare dam also known as Stanford Lake, with the majestic Wolkberg Mountains in the background.

ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS

Bird Watching:
The indigenous forest and well placed bird baths host a fantastic variety of birds, like the 'royal ' knysna lourie, the elusive narina trogon and the majestic fish eagle. The forest is one of the most interesting areas and has the specials.

Fishing:
Right at your doorstep, the 17 hectare Stanford Lake, whose waterfall feeds the spectacular Ebenezer Dam, has trout and bass to test your fly fishing skills. The Haenertsburg Trout Association sells permits to two other fishing venues on the mountain and if you need any buy or rent equipment the local Fishing shop in Haenertsburg village will see to you needs.

Stanford Lake / Ebenezer Dam - Mountain Bike Blue Route:
This 5.3km route is suitable for families with young children. It follows the edge of Stanford Lake and Ebenezer Dam on well used roads and is fairly flat with two uphill sections of about 150m towards the end of the route. It can be extended by 3km by following the road along Ebenezer dam further and returning the same way. It can be accessed from Stanford Lake Lodge.

Cheerio / Sequoia - Mountain Bike Orange Route:
This 5km route is suitable for families. It passes through the pine plantations, avo orchards and the beautiful gardens of Cheerio and Sequoia along grass paths and roads. The climb to the top of the hill is made worth the effort by the spectacular views of the Wolkberg and Cheerio Valley. It can be accessed from Cheerio Trout Lodge, Sequoia and Cheerio Gardens.

Magoebaskloof Adventures - Mountain Bike Black Route:
This 10km route is for very experienced mountain bikers. 5km of single track hug the contours of the Letaba Gorge through riverine forest. A steep climb gives spectacular views of Georges Valley before a steep descent back to the start. It can be accessed from Magoebaskloof Adventures.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

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

Food & Drink

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

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Rooms & Rates

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

Double Storey Cabin (Upmarket)

Fully equipped; 3 bedrooms; 2 upstairs with a double bed in each and room downstairs has 2 single beds. Two bathrooms. Spacious open plan living area consisting of a lounge with a fireplace and outside deck with a Weber; overlooking the lake.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 10 guests (max 10 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Single Storey Cabin (Upmarket)

Fully equipped; 3 bedrooms; 2 with a King bed in each and 3rd bedroom has 2 single beds. One bathroom with bath and shower. Spacious open plan living area consisting of lounge with fireplace and outside deck with a Weber; overlooking the lake.

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

Two Bedroom Cottage (Side - Budget)

Rustic accommodation: 2 bedrooms; double bed in 1 room and two single beds in other. Bathroom with a bath with a shower. Fully equipped kitchenette and lounge with a fireplace. Built in Braai on the covered stoep. Outside deck overlooking lake.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 5 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Two Bedroom Cottage (Front - Budget)

Rustic accommodation: 2 bedrooms; queen bed in 1 room and two single beds in other. Bathroom with a shower. Open plan living area consisting of a lounge with a fireplace, dining room and kitchenette. Braai on enclosed deck. Outside deck overlooking lake.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 5 guests (max 5 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Four Bedroom Cottage (Budget)

Rustic accommodation: 4 bedrooms; 3 with queen beds, 1 with 2 single beds. 2 Bathrooms with showers. Fully equipped kitchen and open plan living area. Enclosed stoep and an outside deck with braai that overlooks the lake.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 8 guests (max 8 adults)
Children: from 0-12 years are allowed; over 12 years treated as adults

Honeymoon Cabin (Upmarket)

Fully equipped; Open plan area - kitchenette, lounge, dining and bedroom with a queen bed, all with stunning views of the lake and forests. One bathroom with bath and shower. Outside deck with a Weber, overlooking the lake.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 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

A fantastic weekend thank you we will come back soon.

August 2018

Martina (Pretoria)

Verified reviewvery good

What a wonderful experience. We arrived in the rain and felt like taken into a secluded world Just what we've needed To get away from the world and be able to relax in such a beautiful place. We found a real gem and will certainly visit again

April 2015

Geri Meiring (Secunda)

Need to Know

Response timeStanford Lake Lodge typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 13h00
Check-out by 10h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

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

Listed on SA-Venues.com since November 2007

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