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Ripon Country Cottage

Entire cottage hosted by Erika
11 guests4 bedrooms11 beds4 baths
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Exclusive use of Farm Cottage uniquely positioned in the valley below the famous Sani Pass. Ripon Farm views the winding road up into Lesotho and on clear nights the Sani Top Chalet is visible on the skyline.
Offering ideal accommodation for large families or groups of friends.

The space
While Ripon is a working farm, guests can walk freely amongst the Nguni herd and stroke a tame calf. Ideal location for runners, hikers and cyclists alike.
Two farm dams with bass fishing are available and rods can be hired on site.
The views of The Giants Cup and Sani Valley, within the uKhahlamba Maloti Drakensberg Park, are truly spectacular.
The Cottage boasts a braai and fire pit with a view.Pricing is based on occupancy starting at R1500 per night for up to 5 people thereafter additional R300 per person per night.
Exclusive use of Farm Cottage uniquely positioned in the valley below the famous Sani Pass. Ripon Farm views the winding road up into Lesotho and on clear nights the Sani Top Chalet is visible on the skyline.
Offering ideal accommodation for large families or groups of friends.

The space
While Ripon is a working farm, guests can walk freely amongst the Nguni herd and stroke a tame calf. Id…
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Kitchen
Essentials
Private entrance
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Himeville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The Underberg area is an ideal Mountain Biking and Trail Running play ground, and guests have free access to the incredible Sani Spoors mountain bike trails. Visit their website for more information. Long quiet gravel district roads also provide ideal training roads for cyclists and runners. Himeville Museum is highly rated and a pleasant outing.
Rafting and Tubing is available in Underberg in season and Mountain biking is a year round activity. The uMzimkulu River offers paddlers clear and clean waters to enjoy.
We can assist with booking of tours to Sani Pass as well as professional Birding Tours with an experienced guide.
The Underberg area is an ideal Mountain Biking and Trail Running play ground, and guests have free access to the incredible Sani Spoors mountain bike trails. Visit their website for more information. Long quiet…

Hosted by Erika

Joined in August 2018
  • 3 Reviews
Erika Smith will be your host.
During your stay
Ripon Country Cottage is available all year round for rent, and bookings can be made directly with the owners, Ed and Erika Smith. Erika is your host and will assist with all queries. She is fluent in German, Afrikaans and English.
  • Languages: English, Deutsch
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a day
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House rules
Check-in: After 12:00 p.m.
No smoking
No pets
Health & safety
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