Gatehouse is a 6 sleeper unit (4 adults 2 children) with a communal kitchen/dining/sitting area between the two en-suite bedrooms. There is a bunk bed in one of the bedrooms which makes it ideal for 4 adults and 2 kids. It is characterised by a spacious wooden deck with a braai and alfresco dining area. The main attraction at Gatehouse is the deep wood-fired outdoor hot tub where many a glass of champagne has been enjoyed watching the sunset over the mountains.

Gatehouse may also be booked as a single bedroom unit for couples looking for a romantic getaway. Please enquire via email regarding pricing and availability for this option.

The rates below are for the entire unit and are based on a minimum stay of 2 nights. We only allow one night stays from Mon – Thurs out of holiday season. 50% is required to secure a booking with the balance payable a week prior to arrival.

Guests: 4 Adults 2 Kids

Rooms: 2

From R3,000 / per night

Minimum Nights: 2


High Season Rates

15 Jan 2021 – 1 May 2021

6 people                    R3,600


1 Sep 2021 – 1 May 2022

6 people                    R3,800


1 Sep 2022 – 1 May 2023

6 people                    R4,000

Low Season Rates

2 May 2021 – 31 Aug 2021

6 people                     R3,000


2 May 2021 – 31 Aug 2022

6 people                     R3,200





Outdoor Deck

Nespresso Machine

Linen & Towels



Indoor Fireplace

Hot Tub

Additional Information

  • Nespresso machine, coffee, tea, and cleaning materials are provided.
  • Linen and towels provided.
  • Please bring your own braai wood. Extra wood is available at R60 per bag.
  • The living area does have a TV but NO DSTV. Bring an HDMI cable and use the screen to stream from your phone or Android box using the free WiFi.

About us

Located in the middle of Hemel en Aarde Valley, our 4 cottages offer the perfect opportunity to unwind and relax in the picturesque surrounds.


This is a 3 roomed cottage (rooms not inter-leading), which has a large semi-covered deck with loungers, outdoor dining table, sofas, a braai facility, and a nice, deep, outdoor wood-fired hot tub. It sleeps, 4 adults and 2 children.

From R3,000 per night


This is a spacious 1 bedroom cottage with 2 small bathrooms, kitchenette, and open plan sitting room that opens onto an outside deck. There is a 6 seater outside dining table with a braai and a Weber. The deck overlooks one of the dams and the outdoor hot tub with the mountains in the background.

From R1,500 per night

Barn Owl

This Loft unit is situated upstairs with 2 ensuite bedrooms. There is a compact kitchen, sitting room, and dining area, which caters comfortably to 4 people. This is the only cottage without an outdoor hot tub, but it does have a semi-covered outdoor deck with a Weber braai and a spectacular view over the dam towards the mountains.

From R2,000 per night


There is a large wrap-around balcony where many lazy hours have been spent chilling on the outdoor sofas. There are also loungers and a lovely 6-seater yellowwood dining table in front of a built in braai looking onto an outdoor wood-fired hot tub. There are 2 spacious bedrooms downstairs both with king beds and a shared full bathroom in between. There is a third loft bedroom room upstairs with another king-sized bed (or 2 singles if necessary) and an extra toilet and basin.

From R3,000 per night