Welgelegen Venue and Guest Farm Fouriesburg

Welgelegen Guest Farm

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering at Farm Welgelegen 151, Road S508, Fouriesburg District, 9725, Free State, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeFarm Stay
  • Guests51
  • Units/Rooms12
  • Minimum Stay2 Nights

About Welgelegen Guest Farm

Welgelegen Guest Farm is situated 15kms outside the town of Fouriesburg, next to the Witteberg Mountain range, 40km from Clarens. It is a working farm with cherry and apple orchards, cattle and guest houses sleeping 55 guests.

Cherry and apple trees blossom in mid September offering an incredible sight of delicate white flowers. Cherry trees bear fruit during October and November. Apple trees bear fruit from February to April. Beautiful autumn scenes are created with bright orange cherry trees. During winter the snow capped Maluti Mountains are spectacular and Witteberg in the background always creates fantastic photo opportunities.

Accommodation

Cherry House and Apple House
The Cherry House and Apple House consist of a fully equipped kitchen, lounge with fireplace, dining room, three bedrooms and two bathrooms sleeping five and six persons respectively. Built in braai facilities are available on the outside covered stoep. The Cherry House overlooks the Witteberg Mountains and the Apple House overlooks the dam and Maluti Mountains.

The Chalets
There are ten chalets and each chalet consists of two bedrooms sleeping four persons. It includes a fully equipped kitchen and lounge area. Separate braai facilities are available on the outside covered stoep overlooking the Witteberg Mountains.

Breakfast

Breakfast is available on request.

Apple and Cherry Tours

The farm is a working cherry and apple farm and guests can enjoy the cherry and apple tours, as well as the bass fishing in crystal clear waters with the Witteberg and Maluti mountains in the background.

Tour Involves:
Short introduction of the farm on arrival
A drive through the cherry and apple orchards (depending on Season)
Learn how cherries and apples are picked and loaded onto tractors
Experience the sorting, grading and packing of cherries
Light lunch of traditional South African Cuisine with a cherry and apple twist
Display of cherry and apple products that are on sale at your own leisure

Activities

The Welgelegen Cherry farm is situated next to the Witteberg Mountain range. On top of the mountain, spectacular views of the Maluti's and surrounding areas can be enjoyed. The beautiful sandstone formations are distinctive features of the area. If you want to do something more active, you could bring mountain bikes for cycling on the farm or along the farm roads and through the cherry orchards. It is nestled next to the dam stocked with Bass.

Magnificent views of the mountains can be seen from all corners of the house. Various 4x4 tracks in the vicinity and hiking trails are available on the farm and in the vicinity. Down at the dam you can paddle in canoes and try your hand at bass fishing or stroll up to the summit of the mountains to enjoy the quietness of nature and do some bird watching.

There are the most wonderful indigenous flora and fauna to explore against the slopes of the hills. If you are a photographer this is the ideal place!

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Amenities

In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Fireplace
  • Heater(s)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Television (SABC, eTV only)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Restaurant / dining room

Transfers

  • Tour assistance

Accreditations

AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly Recommended

  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 1200
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -28.6026
Longitude: 28.056863888888888

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Listed on SA-Venues.com
July 2013 - 1 Review

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