South Africa Apartment Vacation Rental Beautiful Views of Mountains and River Stanford
This 3 bedroom fully self catering apartment has Double bedrooms all with queen beds, two bathrooms with showers only, one en suite, full kitchen with all utensils, lounge with TV and DSTV, free wifi, diningroom/sunroom, deck with braai and table with the most beautiful views of the mountains and river. Minimum stay 2 nights (4 nights from 16 December to 10 January).
Boating – Canoeing & paddling, as we are situated on the Klein River, put on your costumes and slide the canoes off on the bank and try to spot the elusive otters and terrapins
Swimming – Excellent safe swimming on our doorstep
Walking – Walk around the property and sit on the benches under the trees overlooking the river and soak up the beautiful scenery. The River Meander walkway in Stanford village follows the river from one side of Stanford to the other. Stroll around the historic town, stop at the art galleries, antique shops and junk shop.-3,4 & 7km Nature trails at Salmonsdam Nature Reserve
Birding – We are but a short paddle from a bird sanctuary at the estuary to the Klein River lagoon. Over 100 species can be spotted in the area.
Cycling – Great mountain bike rides and great riding conditions for road bikes on the road to Napier
4×4 Trails – The Fisherman’s Trail in the Walker Bay Nature Reserve (only accessible with a 4×4) which takes you to secluded beaches and the various fishing spots from where you can fish or just sit on the beach.
Whale watching – from these secluded, and often deserted, beaches
Quad Bike Trails – EcoQuad offer trails on the Robert Stanford Estate
Wine tasting – The new Stanford Wine Route has just been launched, with Springfontein Wine Estate, our neighbour, being a 5 minute walk away! Raka is a 15 minute drive & Jacksons 10 minutes.
Beer tasting – at Birkenhead Brewery & Restaurant
Cheese tasting – Visit the Klein River Farm where you can taste and buy cheese as well as picnic baskets which you can enjoy on the banks of the river
Horse riding – African Horse Co. offer horse trails for all levels.
River Cruises – On River Rat, Platanna or the African Queen
Restaurants – From world class restaurants to quaint country pubs for breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Two within a 5 minute walk – both on Springfontein Wine Estate
Wild Cat Sanctuary – Panthera Africa is an environmentally friendly sanctuary for any captive bred big cats where they will be protected and prosper for the rest of their lives, without any trading or breeding taking place.
Within 20 minutes drive from Stanford you will find the resort town of Hermanus with its many shops and restaurants, wine tasting, 11km cliff path walk, excellent whale watching (the Whale Festival is held in September), flea markets, art galleries, deep sea fishing and golf course as well as long white beaches.
Gansbaai is in the other direction and boasts the best great white shark encounters, boat trips, fishing trips, beaches and wonderful views of Walker Bay. Perfect stopover for the Garden Route or a day trip to Agulhas, Napier, Swellendam.
Discover our other accommodation along the Klein River
Our Guest House Room with Kitchenette
Our Luxury Guest Room
Our Double Rooms
per night, from ZAR 2800
Rate is for the entire room
Maximum occupancy: 2
Low Season : 1 May – 30 September
High Season : 1 October – 30 April
Minimum stay 2 nights (4 nights from 16 December to 10 January).
Beautiful scenery. Very relaxed an quiet atmosphere. Well kept accommodation. Everything one could ask for if one wants to explore this area. Rooms are very clean and serviced daily. Plenty of restaurants to get food at in the immediate vicinity
Spoken languages : English