Sleeps: 25 in various rooms
Minimum booking: 1 nights
Rates: vary depending on room
The Barn is a quaintly rebuilt and renovated old farm shed or barn, with sash windows and shutters and dark beamed ceilings, and offers accommodation in 3 separate bedrooms for 5 persons. The unit is furnished with antique furniture, carpets and paintings collected over many years. The large open plan kitchen and lounge has a fireplace to warm cold Winter’s nights and in Summer a glass sliding door leading to the veranda, allows a cool breeze to enter. Stunning views are to be had over the Riviersonderend Mountains and Klein Karoo. Come and stay at The Barn for a relaxing break from the city rush and enjoy the small-town buzz of McGregor, founded in 1861, a small heritage dorpie with 1900 style historical architecture.
The Barn sleeps 5 persons in a double-bedded room, a twin-bedded room and a three-quarter bed in the Monks Room; as it has been dubbed. The bathroom has an outside shower, a Victorian bath on legs and a quaint old “Was Tafel”. All 3 rooms have mosquito nets, wall mounted heaters or oil heaters and extra blankets for cold nights and an electric fan to cool down for the warmer Summer nights.
The Kitchen is fully equipped with one refrigerator for food and a Mini Bar refrigerator for drinks. Also available is crockery and cutlery, pots and pans, kettle, toaster, microwave, dishwasher, Piccolo coffee percolator (bring your own capsules), blender and juicer and an electric stove with oven. The open plan lounge and dining area has comfortable seating surrounding the fireplace and two dining tables. Free Wi-Fi is available, a small wall mounted safe and DSTV for those who do not want to miss their favourite sport match. Braai Facilities with an outside entertainment area is available on the kitchen back stoep.
The Garden is lush and green with a myriad of birds visiting the bird pond and nesting in the fruit bearing Olive trees. The garden is fully fenced which makes it possible to bring your pet along. (Only by prior agreement, one dog only) Secure on-site parking is available for 3 cars.
Things to Do:
The Barn is within walking distance of art galleries, pottery studios, a garagiste winery, a wine-tasting venue, restaurants, a Courtyard Event Spot where famous and, non-famous persons perform to the delight of the audience. Spa and wellness treatments as well as yoga and spiritual experiences can be had nearby and once a year the famous Poetry Festival takes place in August. Cycling fanatics have a racing calendar throughout the year with a few of the most famous races being the Cape Epic and Road to Nowhere Race. Hands on Harvest in February; Wacky Wine Festival in June and Wine on the River in October are part of a wine celebrating culture which draws many visitors year after year. The hiking trail between McGregor and Greyton is any hikers dream with waterfalls, rock pools for swimming, amazing views, vegetation and wildlife. Every Saturday morning a farmer’s market sells homemade delicacies and home grown produce at country prices.
1 Person R 1,140.00 pp per night
2 Persons R 570.00 pp per night
3 Persons R 490.00 pp per night
4 Persons R 450.00 pp per night
5 Persons R 425.00 pp per night
Up to 2 years FOC and from 2 years up to 12 years: 50% of adult tariff.
Deposit: 50% of full accommodation rate required upon confirmation,
Balance due 14 days before arrival.
More than one month before arrival: 50% of deposit refundable
More than 2 weeks before arrival: 25% of deposit refundable
Less than 2 weeks before arrival: 0% of deposit will be refunded
IncludedThe BarnDSTVGardenIndoor fireplaceTea/coffeeBraai/barbecueFully equipped kitchenWifiLinen and towelsPets by request
Not IncludedTVWheelchair accessHeatingLocked safeAccommodation onlyServiced (on request)Non-smokingThatched roofSwimming poolParkingBreakfast