Accommodation

Granted as a 'freehold farm' in 1723, the historically significant buildings at Jan Harmans' schat (Jan Harmans Treasure) are featured in the writings of Lady Anne Barnard. The original meter thick walls and yellow-wood details provide an authentic country experience filled with ambience, charm and history.

Jan Harmsgat Country House offers ten beautifully decorated rooms which are situated in three different buildings. Flat screen TV's with a selected DSTV package is featured in all rooms plus free Wi-Fi.

The Classic Quarters 

Cape Dutch style building is the original Slave quarters on the Farm built in 1723. The beautiful thatch roof encompasses 4-Rooms and two communal lounges, complete with an Honor Bar facility, private courtyard and is situated next to the salt-water pool.

Room 1 - Is downstairs off the communal Lounge area and has a ceiling fan, king size Sleigh bed, coffee & tea facilities, percale linen and under floor heating, large shower and en-suite toilet. Beautiful orchard views.

Room 2 - Is downstairs off the communal Lounge area and has a ceiling fan with a king size bed (can also be made-up as twin beds) as well as single bed for child or 3rd person, coffee & tea facilities, percale linen, under floor heating, en-suite bathroom with claw foot bath and hand shower. Beautiful orchard view.

Room 3 - Is on the second floor off the upstairs communal Lounge with thatch roof and air-conditioning, king size bed (can also be made up as twin beds), coffee & tea facilities, percale linen and beautiful Victorian bath with hand shower in main bedroom and en-suite toilet.

Room 4 - Is on the second floor off the upstairs communal Lounge with a mountain facing view and a thatch roof and air-conditioning, king size bed, coffee & tea facilities, percale linen and beautiful Victorian bath with hand shower in main bedroom and en-suite toilet. Orchard view.

Room 10 - Has an inter-leading door with Room 9. These two rooms are ideal for travelling families, bridal parties or close friends. This open plan bed and bathroom has a king sized bed (can be made up as twins), percale linen, coffee & tea facilities, stocked mini bar and air-conditioning. The open plan bathroom has a stone bath, double headed large shower and en-suite toilet. Orchard view.

The Superior Suites 

This beautiful house was built in the 1800's. Adjacent from the main building, its newly built suites have their own private entrances, top of the line fittings and plush furnishings.

Room 7 - Overlooks the herb garden. This open plan bed & bathroom comforts you with a king-size 4-poster bed, percale linen, coffee & tea facilities, stocked mini bar and air-conditioning. The open plan bathroom has a freestanding stone bath, large shower for two and en-suite toilet. Private patio for your personal enjoyment.

Room 8 - Overlooks the herb garden. This open plan bed & bathroom comforts you with an antique French king-size bed, percale linen, coffee & tea facilities, stocked mini bar and air-conditioning. The open plan bathroom has a freestanding claw foot bath, oversize shower for two and en-suite toilet. Private patio with water feature wall for your personal enjoyment.

The Executive Suite 

Is housed above the original wine cellar and features the original meter-thick walls, updated-thatch roof and original doors. The building has been lovingly restored to its original glory and exudes the magic of yesteryear.

Room 5 - has a private staircase leading to views of mountains and the pecan nut tree orchard. This extremely spacious room has a thatch roof, king size Sleigh bed, air-conditioning, coffee & tea facilities, fully stocked mini-bar and percale linen. An open-plan bedroom & bathroom, the Victorian bath is pride of place with a separate shower, en-suite toilet and bidet.

The Executive and/or Family Suites

Room 6 - Has the original wooden floor, a long-length king-size bed (can also be made up as twin beds), percale linen, air-conditioning, coffee and tea facilities and stocked mini bar. The en-suite bathroom with opulent bath, oversized shower, toilet and bidet also has under floor heating Enjoy the large porch area for private dining and lounging. This room also has an extra single bed in the entrance hall to accommodate a child and/or a cot can be put in here for infants. Orchard view.

Room 9 - Is for those who desire extra space. This open plan bed and bathroom will spoil you with a king-size bed, percale linen, coffee & tea facilities, stocked mini bar and air-conditioning. The open plan bathroom has a claw foot bath, large shower complete with en-suite toilet & bidet. Orchard view.

Recreation:

  • Wine Cellar and Tasting
  • Hiking
  • Bird Watching
  • Swimming Pool
  • Backland Drives
  • Horseback Riding
  • Trips down the Breede River
  • Bike Riding
  • Bocce Ball
  • Crocket
  • Lounge

Best of Travel Group 

For international tailor-made holidays we at Jan Harmsgat only use one team to book overseas accommodation: "Best of Travel Group" They are a collaboration of European tour operators. These long-distance specialists place great emphasis on customer service and being your personal partner in planning your dream trip, ensuring you are 100% happy with the result.