Ladismith Country House Ladismith
Country House is situated 7 km outside the town of Ladismith in the Klein Karoo
and nestles on the slopes of the Klein Swartberg Mountains. Only three and a
half hours from Cape Town, this privately owned and managed guest farm offers
the discerning traveler the perfect Klein Karoo experience. With 55 hectares
of mountains and plains, Ladismith Country House is a nature lover's paradise
offering a variety of bridlife, fynbos and succulents.
Accommodation: Accommodation at Ladismith Country House is made up of The Manor House and Paddasang Cottage. The Manor House consists of four individually and tastefully decorated suites that provide the warmth and relaxation that only the Klein Karoo can satisfy. Each suite has it's own entrance and a patio with direct access to the beautiful garden.
Air-conditioning, heaters and ceiling fans
White cotton bed linen
Mosquito netting for Karoo summer days
Coffee & tea facilities
Soap & Shower Gel
Activities: Situated in the tranquil Hoeko Valley, means there is plenty
to keep the avid nature-lover busy at Ladismith Country House. During the day,
enjoy a scenic walk on the farm before heading out to the well known
Seweweekspoort. Visit the historical mission towns of Amalienstein and Zoar.
Calitzdorp, the Port capital of South Africa, is a mere thirty minute drive
away. Oudtshoorn with it's famous ostrich farms and Kango Caves is only an
hour's drive and George International airport only two hours away.
If you feel like exploring the town of Ladismith, there is plenty to offer. The town's friendly people will charm you. Visit Ladismith Cheese Factory with a selection of fine and delectable cheeses. Ladismith Wine Cellar offers the wine lover a great selection. Ladismith also have a golf course.
Passes & Poorts: If you aim is to drive as many of the old passes as possible and spend as little time as possible on the tar, then you might be interested in some of these:
Seweweekspoort - on the Route 62 towards Calitzdorp - approximately 10km from Ladismith Country House
Groenfontein - via Calitzdorp - 50km circular gravel road passing the Nelsriver dam
Kruisriver - via Route 62 - 50km circular gravel road passing the spectacular Redstone Hills and regional architecture
Matjiesvlei - Towards Calitzdorp and then a 16km gravel road with secluded farm among aloe-clad hills
Huisriver Pass - Tar road towards Calitzdorp with breathtaking views
Swartberg Pass - 45km gravel road via Groenfontein / Kruisriver and a 15km tar road with spectacular views
Trails: For the Hiking enthusiast there is the Elandsberg Mountain trail,
which takes you all the way to Stanley's light (seen from Ladismith at night)
or the Towersig Mountain trail, which will take you to Ladismith's major
Elandsberg - Circular route up Elandsberg, running pass Stanley's light - a stiff climb of 792m - distance: 12.2km & duration: 5 - 8 hours
Towersig - Circular route in the hills north of Ladismith offering views of the town and Towerkop mountain - distance: 2 - 12 km & duration: 1 - 4 hours
“PADDASANG” Self-Catering Accommodation: The rates for Paddasang exclude
breakfast and dinner, but can be enjoyed at the Manor House at an extra cost
“Paddasang” is situated conveniently away from the Manor House. It is very secluded with unobtrusive views of the Klein Karoo Koppies and the farm dam housing a variety of bird- and frog species.
Rates per room per night, specials, seasons, meals, children policy: on request
Guinea Fowl Suite: Air-Conditioned Garden Suite with Private Patio, En-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower. Magnificent views of Towerkop Mountain and the Klein-Swartberg Mountains
Pheasant Suite: Air-Conditioned Veranda Suite on outside Patio En-suite bathroom with shower. Beautiful views of the surrounding Klein Karoo koppie
Hadeda Suite: Air-Conditioned Garden Suite with Private Patio Ceiling fan for hot summer days. En-suite bathroom with separate bath & shower. Magnificent views of the surrounding Karoo Koppies & Garden
Heron Suite: Air-Conditioned Garden Suite with Private Patio Separate Lounge area to accommodate a third person, En-Suite bathroom with Shower Magnificent views of the surrounding Karoo Koppies & Garden
"Paddasang" offers an open-plan kitchen with lounge, two bedrooms and a bathroom with bath and shower. A sleeper couch in the lounge can also accommodate a fifth/sixth person. Air-Conditioning in the Lounge and Swimming in Dam / Swimming Pool.
Contact & reservations:
1) you can e-mail us requesting information and/or rates
Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Terms & conditions, Payment options and Cancellation policy
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