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Seweweekspoort Mountain Bike Challenge (weekend of September 30th/October 1st 2016) - please note that a minimum 2 night stay will be applicable. 

Ladismith Country House is situated 7km outside the town Ladismith, alongside Swartberg mountains. Only four hours from Cape Town, this privately owned and managed Guest Farm offers the discerning traveller the perfect Klein Karoo experience. With 55 hectares of mountains and plains, Ladismith Country House is a nature lover’s paradise offering a variety of birdlife, fynbos and succulents.

Ladismith Country House is 2hrs drive from George Airport and 3hrs drive from Cape Town International Airport, Paarl, Stellenbosch & Franchhoek. The Alan Blyth Hospital is within 7km from the Country House

MANOR HOUSE

The Manor House consists of four individually and tastefully decorated suites that provide the warmth and relaxation that only the Klein Karoo can satisfy. Each suite has it's own entrance and offers a patio with direct access to the beautiful garden. The 4 en-suite rooms offers air cons(hot & cold), white cotton bed linen, safes, coffee & tea making facilities.

TO EAT

Ladismith Country House offers a heart-warming breakfast in the perfect Karoo setting. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast in our dining room or on the patio overlooking the garden and Klein Karoo landscape with the welcoming sounds of guinea-fowl, hadeda, partridge and pheasants. Evenings are characterized by delightful candlelight 3-course dinners, using local and fresh produce out of our garden and Green House, which are creatively prepared and beautifully served. You will have a choice between various main course dishes. Delicious organic lamb from our own farm will always be on the menu. You will come back for more!

WHAT TO DO, VISIT & SEE

During the day, enjoy scenic walks on the farm and do hiking trails within 5km of the Country House before heading out to the famous Seweweekspoort. The gateway to the Greater Karoo. The Seweweekspoort is a mere 10 minute drive from the Country House and is a must when travelling on the R62. The Poort offers an abundance of unspoilt beauty and breathtaking views. When doing a day trip, guests can travel through the poort and turn towards Boschluyskloof and Gamkapoort dam. Seweweekspoort peek is the highest point in the Western Cape province.

The annual Seweweekspoort Mountain Bike Race passes the Country House and if you are a mountain bike lover, bring your bike along and enjoy scenic back roads.

Within 5-7km from the Country House :
For the hiking enthusiast there are the famous Elandsberg mountain trail. That takes you all the way to Stanley's light or Towersig mountain trail, which takes one to Ladismith's famous landmark, Towerkop. Ladismith also has as 9-hole golf course and squash course.

Ladismith is situated in the most beautiful region of the Klein Karoo. The beautiful town has a rich architectural heritage and several buildings have been declared as National Monuments. Ladismith, as with the rest of the Klein Karoo benefited from the ostrich feather boom period at the beginning of the previous century.

If you want to do your own day trip, discover Ladismith by visit historical churches, Zoar & Amalienstein. Proceed (30min) to Calitzdorp for tasting Champion Port wines at several Calitzdorp cellars. Then head for Oudtshoorn (30min) via the scenic Kruis River Rd passing Red Stone Hills to the famous Cango Caves and Cango Wildlife Ranch or visit one of several Ostrich Farms in the area. Within one hour you will be back at the Country House to enjoy our mouth watering famous home cooked candlelight dinner on the patio or during winter, at the fire place.

Light lunches can be enjoyed at De Oude Pastorie Restaurant in the main road in Ladismith. Rated as one of the best restaurants in the Klein Karoo, it offers fantastic coffee and mouth watering meals. For interesting finds, wander around in the gift shop and purchase local preserves and jams from the Padstal. Ladismith wines and local brandy can be tasted at the tasting room. It also offers Ladismith Cheese. The Parmalat Shop also offers a wonderful range of cheeses.

Otherwise, just chill in the shade of the apple trees on the loungers at the swimming pool filled with fresh mountain water or enjoy a cold drink. At night do star gazing from your patio or walk to the old threshing-floor to pick your favourite star.


GUIDED TOURS

A 3-6hr or full day guided cultural and biodiversity tour can be arranged by Management to discover Ladismith, Calitzdorp, van Wyksdorp as well as the rural areas and scenic landscape and environment of the Klein Karoo. Game drives can be arrage as well.

Facilities

- Fully licenced

- Air conditioning, all, excl. Paddasang Cottage

- Minibar
- Braai / Barbecue - onsite
- DSTV sattelite TV in communal area
- Game drives (less than 30km)

- Breakfast & Dinner available

- Laundry facilities

- Nature trail (less than 2km)
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Free parking all onsite
- Private entrances
- Tea & Coffee making facilities

 
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