Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

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N1 Colesberg, Hantam Karoo and Upper Karoo 9795

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Colesberg, Charm, history and convenience. Kuilfontein Stable Cottages is perfectly situated as a stopover for travellers from Gauteng and KwaZulu Natal to the Cape, near the N1 and Colesberg.


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This historic racehorse stud and sheep farm has been in the family since 1876. Leigh & Penny Southey and their family and staff are renowned hosts where guests become dear friends.

* Accommodation

The delightful old stable quarters have been converted with style and comfort. Crisp white cotton percale linen, mohair blankets and feather pillows add luxury to rooms decorated with family antiques and country style. There are two luxury units, one family unit and five standard units. Children 6 and older welcome.

* Dining

Gourmet food is served on gleaming yellowwood tables in a cosy dining room. The resident chef uses farm fresh produce including their world-famous succulent Karoo lamb. Vegetarians are catered for with delicious dishes of couscous stuffed peppers and crisp vegetable pastas. Health breakfasts include homemade breads, muffins jams and preserves with fresh fruit and farm butter and cream.

* Drinks

Meet fellow travellers for a pre-dinner drink in the charming pub or watch a magnificent Karoo sunset with a sundowner. After dinner drinks and coffee are served in a delightful gazebo or under the black starry skies.

* Activities

Swim in a fresh springwater pool, play boules, or search for Boerwar relics. Stroll on the vast estate where you can view game on foot or go birdwatching with the extraordinary number of bird species migrating in the summer months. The farm is an active operation with lamb being produced for specialist shops. There are springbuck and cattle, wild ostriches and other game species.

* Honourable Mentions

Top 10 Getaway, Femina Places to Stay, Portfollio Collection, House & Leisure Where to Stay, London Telegraph Places to Stay and Horizons BA Magazine.



Kuilfontein Stable Cottages is located just outside of Colesberg in the Karoo, on the N1, and is perfectly situated as a stop-over for travellers from Gauteng to the Cape.

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