crowned eagle cottage

Tucked into the forest, Crowned Eagle Cottage is both modern and warm decorated in rich reds and oranges. The porcelain lamp fitting was restored by Helen and her father. The wooden deck provides a breath-taking view over the forest. This is the territory of a pair of Crowned Eagles – the nest has been in the same spot for at least 70 years and is visible from the cottage. A family of dassies (Rock Hyrax) have made their home beneath the deck. Follow a secret path down to a stream in the forest for a moment of absolute solitude.

This self-catering cottage has underfloor heating to keep you snug, a queen-sized bed and an antique cast iron Victorian tub and shower in the en-suite bathroom. The spacious, open plan living area has a large Spanish-style fireplace. A wooden ladder leads up to a loft with two single beds. The kitchen is equipped with a two plate hob, fridge and microwave. The sun deck has a small braai. There is an electronic safe available. A laundry service and a housekeeper are available if required.

There are a couple of things in your cottage for your convenience that you might not expect to find so we have made a list for you, it isn't comprehensive, please feel to ask if you have any queries:

  • camp cot (by arrangement)
  • hair dryer
  • umbrella
  • mini-weber braai
  • charcoal, firelighters and tongs
  • salt & pepper grinder
  • coffee plunger

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“Deeply blessed and delighted feel we touched our souls, humbled to the knee.
How thankful, grateful and honoured we are as healed and soothed, all happiness, no fuss.
Inspired by such a gracious Landlord and his Lady.
Thanks to the mist belt forest, our pain is healed.
This magical valley has soothed our bruises . . . our hearts with love . . . once again sealed.

This is a magical place and that means everything; the dogs, horses, birds, forest, quaint cottages, garden and more than anything else, the love, care and wisdom from Barend and Helen . . . . x”
Louis and Lize
7 May 2017
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