Matjiesvlei is situated at the foothills of the Swartberg mountain range, near Calitzdorp. The spectacular mountain views along with the mixed farming activities of the valley provide a tranquil atmosphere. The hustle and bustle of city life melts away - the perfect place to relax and unwind. Things to do at Matjiesvlei: fly-fishing in the Gamka river; walking in the valley and veld; mountain biking on valley roads; bird watching; swimming and paddling on the river.
There are three different accommodation facilities to choose from:
Die Bokwagtershuis (Goat keeper's house)
2 bedrooms (1 double & 2 single beds) - sleeps 4. Bathroom with bath, shower and basin. Separate toilet. An electric geyser provides hot water. Linen included. Air conditioner in lounge. Free WiFi. Washing machine. Braai grids,fire tongs and swartpotjie available. Spacious stoep with built-in braai overlooks the veld and mountains. R360 per person per night.
Middelplaas (Middle Farm)
2 bedrooms (1 double & 2 single beds) - sleeps 4. Bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. Lounge with open fire place for heating in winter, which can be used as built-in braai. Linen included. Kitchen with crockery, cutlery, kettle, microwave oven, stove and fridge/freezer. A gas geyser provides hot water. Air conditioner in lounge. Free WiFi. Circular braai on grass. R340 per person per night.
Die Stalle (The Stables)
3 bedrooms (1 double & 4 single beds) - sleeps 6. Two bedrooms have a Queen Anne stove. Bathroom with bath, shower, basin and toilet. Main bedroom has en-suite bathroom with a shower. The spacious stoep acts as kitchen, dining room and lounge. The kitchen is fitted with al necessary crockery, cutlery, kettle, microwave oven, stove, dishwasher, washing machine, built-in braai, Dover Stove. There is an air-conditioner in the middle bedroom. Free WiFi. Braai grids, fire tongs and swartpotjie available. Circular braai on grass. R385 per person per night.
Turn-off 40 km from Ladismith on Route 62 or 5,6 km from Calitzdorp. The turn-off is clearly marked (GPS S33 29.767; E21 38.925).
Once on the gravel road, carry on for 7km till reaching a T-junction (GPS 33 26.878; E21 38.845).
To go to Middelplaas:
Turn left at T-junction.
Continue along the road. Middelplaas is 3 km further on (GPS S33 26.564; E 21 37.887).
To go to Die Bokwagtershuis and Die Stalle:
Turn right at the T-junction. Continue for about 600m.
The signs for Die Bokwagtershuis as well as Die Stalle are on the fence to the left (GPS 33 26.882; E 21 39.070).
Use the gate to the right of the sign for Die Bokwagtershuis (GPS 33 26.861; S21 39.070) and the gate to the left for Die Stalle (GPS 33.26.820;E21 29.105).
Type: Self-catering - fully equipped.
Pensioners: during the week stay for 3 days, pay for 2 days (excluding school holidays)
* Levy: R100 surcharge for single person booking per cottage per night.
Contact: Jack Scannell Mobile: +27(0)72 1979 015