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The Old Village

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodations:

Situated in Citrusdal on the West Coast in the Western Cape, The Old Village on Modderfontein Farm has been lovingly restored to its former authentic glory. It is re-launched as a venue, conveniently situated on the N7 and the Spring Flower Route with the Cederberg Mountains. The country retreat features up-market guest cottages and an elegant country restaurant and pub offering the highest quality food and service.

Cottages:
ROOIBOS COTTAGE (OLD STORE HOUSE)
Tastefully decorated with leather Chesterfield lounge suite and antique Persian rugs, it is also the largest of the cottages with authentic glazed Oregon doors which open onto the large balcony with magnificent views of the Olifants River Valley encased by the mountains beyond.Two bedrooms en-suite (one with extra length double bed and one with two singles with bath and showers.The large, fully equipped kitchen ensures that families will not go hungry.

THE SMITHY
Now returned to its original farm with the original bellows as a reminder of its previous use.Two bedrooms en-suite (one with extra-length double bed and one with two singles) with bath and pebble-floored shower. Air-conditioned, fully equipped kitchen and comfortable dining area.Escape the summer heat on the enormous veranda with built-in braai and dining, overstuffed couches and sweeping views of the surrounding mountains.

THE KERKHUISIE (CHURCH HOUSE)
Lovingly referred to as ‘The Honeymoon Suite’ with its antique yellow wood double bed, this single bedroomed cottage was the original Jonkershuis on the farm. Air-conditioned, fully equipped open-plan kitchen and lounge ensure privacy with views over a pastoral landscape complete with the obligatory cows and donkeys in the sanctuary. Just a stone throw away from the orange orchards, which fill the night air with their intoxicating scent.

BAINS COTTAGE
Overlooked by the extraordinary Grey’s Pass, named after the then governor of the Cape, and built by convicts by hand, this rustic cottage is for those wanting to Get Away From It All.Two bedrooms under beamed ceiling and thatch roof share a rietdak bathroom with shower and bath. The verandah encompasses views from deep in the kloof over the dam to the mountains beyond. Sunrises do not get more beautiful than here! The authentic kitchen with its beamed hearth and grain mortar in the floor, now using gas for the modern appliances. Hot water comes from a solar panel, as does electricity for the lights.

FACILITIES

  • Restaurant
  • Bar Lounge
  • En-Suite Bathrooms
  • Air-Conditioned
  • Braai Area

ACTIVITIES

  • 4×4 Routes
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Citrus Pack Stores
  • Farm Stalls
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Rock Art
  • Wine Tasting
  • Tea Farm Tours

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