Oupa Attie's Guest House Description
Oupa Attie's Guest House is a converted South African Railways residential dwelling dating back to the 1900's and is situated at Malanstasie alongside the main railway line from Cape Town to the North. Regular train services pass by, including the exclusive Blue Train and Rovos Rail heading as far as Victoria Falls and Dar es Salaam. The property includes an olive grove of some 500 trees that produce olives commercially. Wine-producing vineyards surround the property, which is 7 kilometers from the historical town of Wellington. This is a Four Star Graded Self Catering Establishment and we offer four comfortable bedrooms.
A check list of things to do! ◦Mountain biking. ◦Bird watching. See article by a visitor from the United Kingdom. ◦Walking, hiking or jogging. ◦Horse trails for advanced riders. ◦Walking up Bains Kloof or just driving up the pass at sunset with a glass of chilled local sparkling wine to enjoy the view. ◦Taking a 1 hour trip over the scenic pass to visit Ceres the fruit growing centre of our Boland region. ◦Visit the historic towns of Riebeeck Kasteel, Riebeeck West, Franschhoek, Paarl, Stellenbosch and Tulbagh. (All within an easy drive of Wellington.) ◦Wine tasting at some of the Cape's wine estates or cellars ◦Or if you choose, just laze next to the pool with a book and enjoy the Cape ambience.
Oupa Attie's Guest House Directions
Directions to Oupa Attie's Guest House On the N1 from Cape Town take the turn-off Exit Wellington/Klapmuts/Stellenbosch. Turn to the left direction Wellington R44. Follow the Agter Paarl road cross the 4 way stop at Florida Nursery. Continue to just outside Wellington. Turn left before the railway bridge (at the traffic lights at the golf course). This is the continuation of the R44. Take the continuation of the R44 turn-off in the direction Hermon/Ceres. You proceed through the industrial area of Wellington. Drive past the Soetendal Primary School on the right. Continue for some distance until you pass the farm on your right with the avenue of tall palm trees called Kanaän. At the bottom of the hill you will see a sign pointing to Malanstasie railway station. Turn off to the right onto the gravel road and go under the railway bridge. Follow the gravel road to No 8 Malanstasie on the left. This is approximately 8 kilometres from the Wellington turn-off at the golf course.