Avon Heights

Last Updated: June 2016

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Location

  • Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa

  • Longitude: 25.674647
  • Latitude: -32.697608
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Accommodation Offered

  • Self Catering
  • Farm Getaway

Languages

  • English

Payment Options

  • Bank Deposit (EFT)

About Avon Heights

The mountainous farm has stunning scenary with beautiful mountains, valleys and rivers.  Day hikes amongst the mountains are encouraged.  There a natural flora reserve in one of the valleys through which a river flows that supports swimming and fishing.  

The cottage is a comfortable authentic old farm style - no electricity - hot water by donkey, lights by lanterns, fireplaces for warmth, cooking and fridge on gas.  A true experience of times gone by.

Room / Unit Features

  • Fireplace In Rooms
  • Kitchen (fully Equipped)
  • Tea And Coffee In Room

On Site Features

  • Braai / Barbecue
  • Dinner (prior Arrangement)
  • Child Friendly (all Ages)
  • Gay Friendly
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (garage)
  • Pet Friendly (by Arrangement)
  • Smoking (non Indoors)
  • Swimming Pool

Map and Directions to Avon Heights

GPS : 32° 41' 51.39" S / 25° 40' 28.73" E

From Graaff-Reinet

  • Enter Somerset East on the R63 and continue to the end of Nojoli Street
  • Turn right into Worcester Street (towards Cookhouse) travelling out of Somerset East past the turnoff to the aerodrome
  • At the next intersection turn left into Glen Avon Road (opposite the Bloemhof turnoff)
  • Follow this road to the top of the mountain, about 11.6 kms, to where three tracks intersect and turn right
  • Avon Heights is at this intersection and the guest house is 100m up the road to your left

From Cookhouse

  • On the R63 pass the water canal on your right hand side
  • At the first intersection after the canal turn right into Glen Avon Road (opposite the Bloemhof turnoff)
  • Follow this road to the top of the mountain, about 11.6 kms, to where three tracks intersect and turn right
  • Avon Heights is at this intersection and the guest house is 100m up the road to your left

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