Wellington: Kleine Bosch
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Kleine Bosch is situated about 6 km from Wellington and 70 km from Cape Town close to Du Toits Kloof.

Accommodation is provided in a comfortable fully equipped three-bedroom house and two one-bedroom guest apartments on an exclusive olive farm.

Each of the accommodation units has a built in fire place to provide heat and atmosphere on chilly nights. The farm is a mountainous area and borders on a nature reserve with an enormous variety of Protea species.

Enjoy the majestic view, fresh mountain air, blue skies, sound of the wind amongst the trees, clear cool water and long hikes. Horseback riding is available and a 30 km mountain bike trail meanders over the property. A lovely swimming pool is available to spend the day and enjoy the view or cool down after a long hike.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY THE CEO OF SPECIALIZED TOURISM & MARKETING SERVICES (FARMSTAY)
A cottage and 2 maisonettes set high on the mountain slopes amidst pine trees and an olive grove
A cottage and 2 maisonettes set high on the mountain slopes amidst pine trees and an olive grove
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Activities:

Game Viewing Visit the nearby Paarlberg Nature Reserve, a snake park or an ostrich farm nearby.

Bird Watching Birding on farm and in surrounding forest and mountains.

Hiking Trails Trails for hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking on the farm and adjacent areas.

Other Activities Visit any of the wine cellars in the vicinity. There is a leather works and tannery in Wellington. Riding on horseback on two neighbouring farms.
 
Rates:
Season Single Double
In season R 0.00 R 0.00
Out season R 0.00 R 0.00
Remarks: Rates on request - minimum 2 nights. Children of all ages are welcome. Pets are allowed.
Rooms include :   Yes  Yes   No  No
Phone No
Television Yes
Radio Yes
Heater Yes
Roof Fan Yes
Airconditioner Yes
Comfortable main bedroom in the well equiped cottage (small) and another beautiful setting (large)
Comfortable main bedroom in the well equiped cottage (small) and another beautiful setting (large)
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Nearest Town:
Wellington
Distance: 6km
Police: Yes
Hospital: Yes
The Western Cape's magnificent mountain ranges, major wine producing areas, wheat and livestock farms, beautiful unspoilt beaches, excellent golf courses and the most spectacular wild flowers, which bloom in the spring, are all within easy reach. RESERVATIONS: Make a reservation enquiry (this is only an enquiry) by clicking on the reservation icon at the bottom of this page or contact the Farmstay reservation office: 039 313 0608 or phone August after hours on 082 882 7475. E-mail enquiries to August at august@farmstay.co.za
Tourist attractions in the area.
Wellington is the undiscovered jewel of the Boland. It is well known for the role it played in shaping theology in South Africa and indeed the world. The famous Andrew Murray once served this parish and seated statue of this religious pioneer is prominently place in front of the majestic church where he once preached. Wellington once boasted the theological school. Presently these facilities are known as the Huguenot College where, amongst others, missionaries and social workers are trained. A well-preserved Blockhouse on the outskirts of the town reminds

Any other information which may interest tourists to the area
Wellington is the undiscovered jewel of the Boland.

Agricultural sites of interest in the area.
The Paarl valley is a major producer of wine, table grapes, plums, peaches and nectarines. Wheat, vegetables and animal products are also produced. Visit the KWV for a cellar tour or any of the wine cellars in the vicinity to purchase some of the best wines in the country.
The Menu
Supper on Request (also for touring groups) may consist of a traditional braai of either meat and/or fish, traditional fare such as bobotie and "potjieskos" or game (in season). All meals are self catering.

Farm Details
Farm Name/s:Kleine Bosch - 34 ha
Farming Activities: Olive growing. Picking, processing and pressing of olives. Enormous variety of proteas.
Farm History: Kleine Bosch is part of a bigger farm leased to the Du Toit family in 1693. It is steeped in Afrikaner cultural history and the growth of the Afrikaans language. The first Afrikaans private school was established on the original property and is soon to be renovated.

A bit about your hosts:
Pat and Piet Potgieter reside in Cape Town, where they also have another guesthouse. Piet is employed by the Cape Technicon as Co-ordinator Co-operative Learning in Tourism, while Pat runs the guest facilities on a full time basis. They have been involved in guesthousing since 1990. The house provides accommodation for up to eight people, while each of the apartments sleeps a maximum of four people. The pool (small pic) and owner Piet Potgieter (left) toasting two regular German visitors
The pool (small pic) and owner Piet Potgieter (left) toasting two regular German visitors
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How to get there:
Route map supplied when reservations are made.

  Photo gallery

A 30 km mountain bike trail  crosses the farm
A 30 km mountain bike trail crosses the farm
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   Beautoful setting (small) and inlay of kitchen area in maisonette (large)
Beautoful setting (small) and inlay of kitchen area in maisonette (large)
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