• Bonnievale self-catering accommodation

Farm Cottage

  • 6 guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 toilet

Escape to serene Farm Cottage, where you can bask in the beauty of nature while soaking in your own wood-fired hot tub with breathtaking mountain views overlooking the farm dam. Wake up to stunning sunrise views over rolling hills and green pastures.

Check-in: 14h00 | Check-out: 10h00 


Each of the 3 thoughtfully appointed bedrooms is a haven of tranquility, providing the perfect respite after a day of exploration. The bathroom is centered within the house, with a freestanding tub and shower. Immerse yourself in comfort, with plush bedding, modern amenities, and charming decor that reflects the beauty of the original farm cottage.


Bedroom: 1 | King Bed

Bedroom: 2 | King Bed

Bedroom: 3 | Queen Bed

Large shared family bathroom with a free standing bath tub and shower


Melkhout Farm Cottage offers an array of amenities to cater to your needs, including: Complimentary WiFi to keep you connected with loved ones and the world. A cozy lounge area with Smart TV and indoor fireplace where you can unwind, read a book, or watch a movie. Impeccably maintained gardens, with scenic views of the mountains and farm dam while enjoying a traditional outdoor braai.

The kitchen is fully equipped with the addition of a dishwasher and washing machine. There is a gas hob and electric oven.


Situated on Melkhout Guest Farm, located between Bonnievale and Swellendam just off the R60. Escape to the tranquil Breede River and breathtaking Langeberg mountains. This is a true haven for nature enthusiasts, adventure seekers, and those who yearn for a peaceful retreat away from bustling city life. Indulge in a variety of activities during your stay. Experience the charm of cows, tractors, and the beauty of nature all at once, in one unforgettable getaway. Allow the calming embrace of nature to rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit as you create unforgettable memories along the peaceful river banks.


Basic pantry items are provided; salt, pepper, tea, coffee and sugar.

Wood (1 bag) and firelighters are provided.

Additional wood and ice can be purchased on the farm.

The property is fenced off which allows toddlers to play safely or for you to bring your pet with prior arrangement at an additional cleaning fee of R350.

Approximately 2km gravel road, before arriving at Melkhout Guest Farm when using the turnoff from R60 or Stormsvlei.

The nearest shop in Bonnievale is 20 km away and approximately 28 km if you are heading towards Swellendam.


Eat & Drink

Weltevrede Wine Estate

Adrendsig Wines

Jan Harmsgat Estate




Farm Walks


Bird watching


50% deposit is required to make a booking. 

If cancelling 7 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the booking total.

If cancelling 14 days before arrival, forfeit 100% of the deposit.

If cancelling 21 days before arrival, forfeit 50% of the deposit.

If cancelling 30 days before arrival, forfeit 25% of the deposit.


  • WiFi
  • Hot Tub
  • Dishwasher
  • Braai
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Secure Parking


  • For Friends and Families


03 Apr 2024 - 19 Sep 2024 Mid-Week
R3,051.00 Per Unit Per Night

Rates based on number of pax

03 Apr 2024 - 19 Sep 2024 Weekend (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
R4,920.00 Per Unit Per Night

Rates based on number of pax

20 Sep 2024 - 30 Sep 2024
R4,920.00 Per Person Sharing Per Night

Rates based on number of pax.

01 Oct 2024 - 30 Nov 2024 Mid-week
R3,051.00 Per Unit Per Night

Rates based on number of pax.

01 Oct 2024 - 30 Nov 2024 Weekend (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
R4,920.00 Per Unit Per Night

Rates based on number of pax.

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