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Rockwood - Main House

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Situated in the Champagne Valley, just past The Drakensberg Boys Choir, one finds this private and unique getaway home. As you meander down the driveway, you realize it’s a rare find indeed, and pat yourself on the back. In front of you appears an uninterrupted view of The Dragons Back range and you feel humbled by your smallness in comparison. Dragons back gets its name from the outline of the peaks and escarpment that combine to resemble the profile of a sleeping dragon. The original farm dates back to the turn of the century and this home has been lovingly restored over four years by the Rockwood Fella, to give you a sense of complete one with nature. It takes you back to the colonial times in this uKhahlamba World Heritage site when animals roamed free and tribal people beat out their ...Situated in the Champagne Valley, just past The Drakensberg Boys Choir, one finds this private and unique getaway home. As you meander down the driveway, you realize it’s a rare find indeed, and pat yourself on the back. In front of you appears an uninterrupted view of The Dragons Back range and you feel humbled by your smallness in comparison. Dragons back gets its name from the outline of the peaks and escarpment that combine to resemble the profile of a sleeping dragon. The original farm dates back to the turn of the century and this home has been lovingly restored over four years by the Rockwood Fella, to give you a sense of complete one with nature. It takes you back to the colonial times in this uKhahlamba World Heritage site when animals roamed free and tribal people beat out their daily existence, and wars were an eventuality to claim pieces of this splendor. Reed buck and Duiker take their refuge in the surrounding indigenous garden in the whispering of the winds through the grass. As night tucks everything away, a million billion stars appear high above you winking sleep tight, you are safe. More
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About the Owner
Theresa G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
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ROCKWOOD EARTH LODGE GUEST INFORMATION SHEET WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU BEFORE ARRIVAL. Please PRINT OUT this page of essential info to ensure you have everything you need for a great getaway:… Rockwood is a private holiday home – there is no-one present on our property so please read carefully…. Arrival time: 2pm The latest we will take a call is 10pm!! Departure time: 10am (please make alternate arrangements for other times = we need to plan gate standby & cleaning crew)
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Pool Table
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Ceiling Fans
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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Would you recommend this holiday rental to someone who wants to stay at a 'unique' property?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Rockwood is perfectly centrally situated for you to explore a host of activities from helicopter flips to fishing to horse riding - a list with contact info will be emailed to you. Safe hikes are booked at Monks Cowl close by.
How to get there
Rockwood is very accessible by tar road, 2½ hours from Durban / 4½ hours from Joburg. R600, No 3 Highlands Estate, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensburg
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