The Olive Thrush Cottage

4.94

Tiny house hosted by Marelize

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 2 beds, 1 bath
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92% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Pets allowed
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The Olive Thrush Cottage is on a small-holding at the edge of town and offering views of a freshwater dam with lots of bird life. The Cottage is peaceful and tranquil, a few minutes’ walk from the beautiful Karoo countryside, yet only a 10-minute walk from the shops and restaurants in Prince Albert. Prince Albert is the prettiest of all Karoo towns. Prince Albert is nestled at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountains, at the very edge of the Great Karoo.

The space
The cottage is beautifully decorated with an open-plan living are and kitchen. Indoor fireplace (starter pack of wood provided). Free WIFI.
The bedroom has air conditioning, mosquito nets and mosquito screens on the windows to protect you from some flying visitors, if they do make an appearance. There is also an electric blanket to keep the cold Karoo nights at bay.
It sleeps two to four people comfortably in one bedroom and has one bathroom. Ideal for a family of 4. The bedroom has one extra length king-sized bed, and two extra length single beds. There is also a sleeper couch in the living room. The bathroom has a large shower and soft fluffy towels are provided. The more adventurous have the option to a refreshing outside shower, under the stars, which is great for those hot summer evenings.
The cottage has private BBQ area and a lovely patio.
There is safe off-street parking available.
The Olive Thrush Cottage, making it the perfect, comfortable choice of self-catering in Prince Albert.

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi – 10 Mbps
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Private backyard
Indoor fireplace
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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4.94 out of 5 stars from 17 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Prince Albert, Western Cape, South Africa

The Olive Thrush Cottage is situated in the heart of Prince Albert, one of the most picturesque villages in South Africa. Prince Albert is located at the foot of the Swartberg mountains in the Karoo and offers something for everybody, from olive and cheese tastings to stargazing, hiking, mountain bike trails, 4 x 4 routes, guided walks, yoga classes, cooking lessons at a local cookery school, live performances at The Showroom Theatre, farmer’s market on Saturday mornings and exploring historical sites.
Restaurants that we recommend to our guests include Karoo Kombuis, The Real Food Company, The Rude Chef, Swartberg Hotel’s Victoria Room, Lah-di-dah Farm Stall and the Bush Pub. Activities that we can recommend are Astro Tours, The Story Weaver, Striking Metal, Avoova, Renu-Karoo Indigenous Nursery, The Showroom Theatre. Shops in the town include: The Olde Shoppe, Handmade Karoo Handgemaak, Kredouw Fijnhuis and Kredouw Olive Estate, Prince of Africa Crafts, Louis Botha Photography, The Real Food Company Deli. Major attractions in our area are the Swartberg pass, Cango Caves, Rust en Vrede Waterfall, Ostrich riding in Oudtshoorn, De Rust, Meiringspoort and Weltevrede Fig Farm.

Hosted by Marelize

  1. Joined in April 2015
  • 17 Reviews
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 2:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Checkout: 10:00 a.m.
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
No smoke alarm
Nearby lake, river, other body of water

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