Langfontein Guest Farm
  • Graaff-Reinet

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Location

  • P.O. Box 521, Graaff-Reinet 6280

  • Longitude: 24.164722
  • Latitude: -32.197222
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Accommodation Offered

  • Self Catering
  • Farm Getaway

Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking / walking
  • Horse Trails

Languages

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Accreditations

  • TripAdvisor

Rates

  • R490 pp per day self-catering

    R300 per child under 12 per day self-catering

    Please note that we do offer midweek specials. 

Rates Disclaimer

  • Rates may vary and reduced rates may apply to additional persons. All rates are indicative only, may be seasonal and are subject to change without notice.

About Langfontein Guest Farm

Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet farm getaway
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet accommodation
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet accommodation
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet accommodation
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet farm getaway
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet farm getaway
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet self catering
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet self catering
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet self catering
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet
Langfontein Guest Farm, Graaff-Reinet

"It was not like I expected the Karoo to be,” says Marliza, “when Thinus said he was buying a farm in the Karoo all I could think of was endless dry, dusty, rocky plains. What a surprise! Langfontein is a bit of paradise, green and lush – truly a hidden part of the Karoo just 50 km away from Graaff-Reinet.”

And what a surprise it was, driving through those dry, dusty, rocky plains and steadily entering a lush environment reminiscent of Mpumalanga. It was like entering a different era, where peace and tranquility rule.

Turning off the sand road one travels down an avenue of oak trees, past the dam before arriving at the manor house. It is here that a warm welcome awaits the weary traveler – a cup of tea, coffee or something cold to refresh you before settling into your accommodation in the 1830's cottage at Langfontein, the farmhouse or Dot's Cottage at Westbrook.

All units are well equipped for self-catering, braai packs are available and dishes such as Chicken Pie, Karoo Lamb Pie and Bobotie can be ordered from the farm kitchen,by prior arrangement.Our staff can also bake bread for our guests.

Peaceful, relaxing, stunning scenery...

1830's Cottage

This building, formerly a police station outpost, has been beautifully restored and converted into a cottage sleeping 4 – 6. It is the ideal getaway for a couple, or small family, searching for that illusive sense of tranquility that is steadily disappearing from modern life. This venue, a few hundred metres from the manor house, is perfect for those that want to laze with a good book next to the pool, but for those more energetic there is the entire farm to discover.

Braai areas have been provided for those who enjoy sitting around a fire; there is also a well equipped kitchen for those that want to test their culinary skills.

Westbrook

“It's like owning your own farm without all the hassles,” one ecstatic guest was heard to comment about Westbrook. And so it seems as Marliza leaves you to your own devices and heads back to Langfontein. One is amazed at the stillness and vastness of the surrounding Karoo landscape. “Every view is a painting,” another guest remarked.

Sleeping 12 - 14 comfortably in 6 bedrooms (main-en-suite and 3 private bathrooms), Westbrook is a place for a family gathering or a party of friends that feel the need to escape the big city for a weekend. The large dining room is perfect for long evenings around the table with good food, wine and excellent conversation. If the weather turns chilly, the fireplace in the lounge provides that cosy heat one expects in the country.

Westbrook and Dot's Cottage are a beloved work in progress for Marliza as she is constantly is search for that right piece of furniture to add to the ambiance of this homestead.

Take a stroll in the early evening along the many paths on the farm – with luck you may see impala, springbuck, wild rabbit and reedbuck. Or sit on the stoep and enjoy the colours on the surrounding veld as the sun sets.

Restore the soul and rekindle romance

Dot's Cottage

For those who would appreciate a hint of Provence or Tuscany, Dot's Cottage, a stone's throw from Westbrook's homestead, is a beautiful stone and red brick building lovingly restored and maintained by Marliza and Thinus. It is ideal for a couple who want that little bit of solitude to restore the soul and rekindle romance.

Room / Unit Features

  • Bar Fridge In Room
  • En Suite Bathroom
  • Fireplace In Rooms
  • Kitchen (fully Equipped)
  • Tea And Coffee In Room

On Site Features

  • Braai / Barbecue Area
  • Child Friendly (all Ages)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Ice In Summer
  • Parking (off Street)
  • Pet Friendly (by Arrangement)
  • Swimming Pool

Map and Directions to Langfontein Guest Farm

GPS : 32° 11' 50.00" S / 24° 9' 53.00" E

From Graaff-Reinet

  • Follow Kerk Street south out of town onto the N9
  • After approx 10 km turn right at the sign "Adendorp / Camdeboo" onto the gravel road
  • Follow this road for about 30 km and take the road that forks left
  • About 6.5 km further the entrance to Langfontein Guest Farm is on the right.

From George

  • Take the N9 towards Graaff-Reinet
  • Just over 37 km past the turnoff to Aberdeen turn left at the sign "Uitkomst" onto the gravel road
  • After about 9.5 km turn left at the T-junction
  • After about 7.8 km take the road that forks left
  • About 6.5 km further the entrance to Langfontein Guest Farm is on the right.

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