The Farm House Description
Secure and private accommodation in country setting. The cottage is on a smallholding in the Hartebeestfontein Conservancy, which is on the buffer zone of The Cradle of Humankind. Accommodation is for 2. The Lounge is open plan to the bedroom and has a 2 seater sofa and arm chair. The bed is queen-size and linen is provided. The bathroom has a corner bath, shower, basin and toilet. And the kitchen is fully equipped with all pots, pans, cutlery and crockery, has a fridge/freezer, microwave, 4-plate hob. The garden is fenced which adds to the privacy and to cool off from the heat of the day there is a splash pool. The cottage is serviced daily and if you let Brighton know what time you wish to Braai (bbq) he will have the fire ready for you.
The majestic Magaliesberg Mountains are to the west and offer good hiking, climbing and abseiling. The cottage is situated on the Magalies Meander so there are loads of interesting places to visit and things to do – to name but a few :- Sterkfontein Caves where the skull of Mrs. Ples was found; Maropeng a museum listing the evolution of man; Hot Air Ballooning, Horse riding, Micro lighting are all within a stone throw. Shop up a storm for African curios at the craft market situated near Hartebeestpoort Dam or visit the Snake Park, Aquarium, Monkey and Elephant Sanctuary. Go game viewing and see the big 5 in Pilanesburg, which is set in an extinct volcano, visit Sun City and try your luck in the casinos or just have a lazy day in the valley of waves. These are just a few of the activities on offer in and around our holiday home. Come and enjoy the best that Gauteng and North West Provinces in sunny South Africa have to offer.
The Farm House Directions
Directions: From Randburg Take the R512 (Lanseria Road/Malibonhwe Drive) to Hartbeespoort Dam. Turn left at the 3-way stop at Pelindaba and follow the road to Hartbeespoort Dam, pass Peacanwood Estate on your right. Continue with this road until you come to a T-junction. Turn left at the T-junction and continue on this road toward Magaliesburg, Pass through the town of Scheerpoort, Bill Harrops Balloon Safaris. Just before the Gauteng border sign turn right (onto a dirt road, "Tolbos will be on your left. The sign reads “Hartbeesfontein”. Continue on this road to another T-junction – go left and the farm is on the left side just after the Gauteng sign (approximately 5.8km from the main road. Street Number HH84 is on the gate. From Florida Glen/Bergbron Take the M47 (Hendrik Potgieter) toward Krugersdorp. Continue with this road, crossing over the R28, and continuing until you come to a T-junction, Oaktree Zennex Garage and Nursery are opposite the T-junction. Turn right and follow the signs to Hekpoort. At the next T-junction turn right (towards Hartebeestpoort Dam) and approximately 1km turn left at the “Hartbeesfontein” sign. Follow the dirt road for approximately 6.5km. The farm is on your right. Road Number HH84 is on the gate.