Dundee

Penny Farthing Country House

Guest house
(5 rooms)
(6 customer reviews)
Penny Farthing is situated on a 3 000 hectare cattle and game farm in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal battlefields and is in close proximity to Rorke's Drift, Isandlwana and Blood River. The house is built on the original foundations of the colonial home founded by the Vermaak family in 1847.

Luxury ensuite accommodation is offerd in a safe and tranquil environment. Set in a large garden with a fish pond and swimming pool and graced with abundant bird life, Penny Farthing Country House offers warm and personal attention.

Room types


Standard

(5 rooms)

Room information


  x 1 (Double)
  Ensuite Bathroom (Bath and Shower)


Description: Luxurious en-suite bedrooms.
Facilities:
  • Fan
  • Fireplace

Reviews

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"Battlefield Visit"

(South Africa) Eric | 22 January 2016

"Food was absolutely delicious made with fresh produce from their own veggie garden. Big, old style farmhouse with lovely atmosphere and lots of books. Linen was fresh and room very pleasant. Large swimming pool to cool off in. The trip to the Battlefields was a never-to-be-forgotten experience, lea..."

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"Food was absolutely delicious made with fresh produce from their own veggie garden. Big, old style farmhouse with lovely atmosphere and lots of books. Linen was fresh and room very pleasant. Large swimming pool to cool off in. The trip to the Battlefields was a never-to-be-forgotten experience, learnt so much."


"Excellent location"

(South Africa) Mr golding | 9 April 2014

"Penny Farthing is located in an ideal location for exploring the Battlefields. The rooms are beautifully furnished and very comfortable and we enjoyed an evening meal with the owner and his manager who provided us with a wealth of information about the farm and the battlefields. In the morning we we..."

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"Penny Farthing is located in an ideal location for exploring the Battlefields. The rooms are beautifully furnished and very comfortable and we enjoyed an evening meal with the owner and his manager who provided us with a wealth of information about the farm and the battlefields. In the morning we were provided with an excellent breakfast which set us up for a hard days ‘exploring. We would like to return for a longer period in order to enjoy the farm and hiking trails."

Location


Address:

Kalwerfontein Farm , Route 33 Dundee/Greytown Road , Dundee District
Directions:
From Johannesburg take either N3 or R23 to Newcastle and then proceed to Dundee. From Dundee take R33 to Greytown for 30 km and at the 14 km milepost turn right at Penny Farthing signpost on to farm road for 2 km. Read More ›

Facilities


Languages:
  • English
  • Afrikaans
Environment:
  • Nature Reserve
  • Countryside
Dining:
  • Breakfast served
  • Dinner served
Leisure facilities:
  • Bird Watching
  • Garden
  • Swimming Pool
General:
  • Parking available
In all rooms:
  • Fan
  • Fireplace

Policies


Check-in:
14:00
Check-out:
10:00
Kids policy:
Children age 12 and over are charged as adults.

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