On a 3 000-hectare slice of farmland above the Doring River, this 16-sleeper holiday home beckons.
Characterised by spectacularly beautiful rock formations and seemingly endless stretches of fynbos-dotted plains, the Cederberg conservancy casts a sacred spell over anyone who traverses it.
And here, in the midst of this hallowed landscape, perched cliffside on a privately owned farm above the flowing Doring River, this magnificent villa takes centre stage.
Situated on 3 000 hectares of private farmland, this holiday home (comprising a main farmhouse and four stone cottages) opened doors to guests in 2020 and offers all the sought-after services and facilities you could possibly fathom for an uninterrupted and exclusive stay in nature.
Accommodating 16 guests in total (four in the farmhouse, and between two and six people in each of the four cottages), Doringbos is a delightful mix of classic farm style and contemporary comfort.
- two en-suite bedrooms in the main house
- two en-suite cottages with one bedroom each
- two en-suite cottages with three bedrooms each
- one en-suite semi-enclosed outdoor bedroom
- fully equipped kitchen (main house)
- two living rooms (main house)
- formal dining room (main house)
- large terrace for outdoor living and dining
- breakfast boma
- two swimming pools with views
- wood-burning hot tub
- complimentary wifi
All you need and more
With two rim-flow pools overlooking the arid valley, a wood-burning hot tub, full-time housekeeping staff, in-house spa treatments on request and a farm manager on hand, the house is a haven for hedonists.
The spacious kitchen is at your disposal should you wish to prepare your own meals. Guests seeking a complete break from domestic duties have the option of requesting a chef and sous chef to whip up all your meals (at an additional cost).
Those looking to get out and explore the area can do so, with quad-biking, horse-riding, mountain biking and kayaking along the Doring River (included in your stay). Fly-fishing lessons, picnics on horseback and helicopter transfers are available on request.
The 10-year-old home blends seamlessly with its natural environment, carrying with it an undying sense of charm and character, where attention to detail, breathtaking surrounds and heavenly highlights set the scene for an unforgettable escape.
Distance from CT 3.5 hours
Good to know The house is available to rent on an exclusive-use basis only, for a minimum of two nights.
Child friendly? Yes
Pet friendly? Yes
Where to find it Doringbos Farm, Cederberg, Western Cape
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