River Ikhaya is our romantic chalet with vast open spaces and has a river frontage.
It is perfect for honeymooners or for couples just wanting to enjoy privacy, peace and relaxation of body and mind.
It is an open planned studio type chalet with a queen size bed.
There is a fully equipped kitchenette, indoor fireplace for chilly karoo evenings, a free standing Victorian bath and a unique indoor/outdoor shower with a view of the beautiful mountains.
The patio is under cover with a built-in braai and seating, perfect for those lazy sundowner drinks.
Your own little jetty along the small river bank and outside lapa complete the picture.
Please note: River Indlu and River Ikhaya are totally separate from one another and are on the opposite side of the road to the farmhouse therefore allowing absolute privacy.
3G reception available
Fire & braai facilities
Cutlery, Crockery, Cooking utensils, Fridge, Microwave, Two-plate oven, Kettle & toaster, Linen & towels, 3G reception available, Hairdryer, Braai area , Fire place
All cottages are totally self catering. A “welcome” bundle of wood is supplied and more can be bought at our reception area. Please bring your own swimming towels.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, we are pet friendly by request please.
Are there wild animals on the Farm?
Yes, we have zebra and nguni cattle. Our farm gates must please be closed behind you at all times because our animals are all free roaming.
Yes, there is electricity but candles are provided for ambiance. Please note that we rely on electric pumps for everything on the farm but we do provide an emergency kit for those annoying load shedding breaks.
What are your check-in and check-out times?
Check-in is from 2pm onwards and check-out by 11am please.
Are the chalets self-catering?
Yes, all chalets are totally self-catering. Every chalet has a fully equipped kitchen plus a hairdryer for those bad hair days. We also provide braai tongs, grid and hand grids for those delicious “braai-broodjies”.
No. There are short gravel roads to the reception and chalets but no 4x4 vehicles are necessary.
The farm is surrounded by game fences and lockable gates so your car will be safe.
No. We have good cell reception but no wi-fi.
Is there fire wood available?
Yes. We provide a welcome bundle of wood and more can be purchased from our little reception area.
Where can I purchase your olive oil?
Our olive oil and olives can also be purchased from reception. You are welcome to taste.
How does the farm handle waste?
Septic tanks are utilized at the farm so we ask you please to be sensitive to that fact.
Do I need to bring my own linen and towels?
No. We provide linen and towels but ask you please to bring your own swimming towels.
Can I swim in the dam, river and rock pools?
Yes but please check with us first.
Is the farm situated in a drought area?
Yes. We are in a drought area although we have a dam, river and nearby rock pools for swimming we do advise the avid swimmer to check with us first.
Can I launch my boat from the jetty?
No. There are no boat launching facilities.