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McGregor Welgedaan Farmhouse

180km from Cape Town
Rustic farmhouse near the start of the Boesmanskloof Hiking Trail - 8km from McGregor
  • Living area
  • Living area
  • Winter evenings
  • Dining area
  • Dining area
  • Double room
  • Twin bedroom
  • Outside deck
  • Outside deck and braai area
  • Views from living room
  • Views from deck

Rate Guide

From R200 per person nightly.

Budget Getaways Review

On a farm tucked into the foothills of the McGregor mountains, the rustic and no-nonsense McGregor Welgedaan Farmhouse looks like a chilled stay for family, friends, or couples (with or without Fido in tow, as it's pooch-friendly).

What’s more, Welgdaan lies pretty close to Boesmanskloof Hiking Trail, making it a good springboard for weekend hikers.

In keeping with the remote location, Welgedaan is off-the-grid; instead, gas geysers, oil lamps and head torches are the order of the night here.

Drilling into the layout of the cottage, you’ve got a total of three bedrooms: a double ensuite (bath, shower, loo), a second double room, and a third sporting two single beds. The latter two rooms share a bathroom with shower and loo. All bedding and towels are thrown in with the deal.

The living area is cosy and shares space with a small open-plan kitchen. There’s a dining table and bar counter, as well as an open hearth to keep the winter chill at bay. Chuck into the mix a bottle or two of Old Brown, and you'll be cosy as a bedbug.

Throw open the large double doors and head onto the covered deck and outside braai area (bring own wood). Suck up those majestic views over the valley and the Sonderend Mountains cutting the distant horizon.

Whether you’re here for hiking, biking or chilling, Welgedaan ticks the boxes. The couch potats among us can alternate between the deck or curled up with an airport novel in front of the fire.

Hikers and bikers have an endless list of options to tuck into, and there are great gravel road drives you can do from the cottage - ask your host for the details. Plus, McGregor's good spread of eating houses will no doubt lure you in at some point.  

All in all, a rustic and cosy looking cottage, well positioned, well priced, and with an outlook second to few. 

Quick Facts

Where
8km from McGregor
GPS
S 33°58'24''
E 19°45'44''
Sleeps
7
Equipped
Yes
Linen
Yes
Towels
Yes
Fireplace
Yes
Braai
Yes
Meals
Restaurants and coffee shops in McGregor 8km away
Pet-Friendly
Yes
Activities
birdwatching, hiking, mountain biking, restaurants, rock climbing, stargazing, swimming, walking
Guest Reviews
Overall Rating (based on 2 reviews)
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"Get off the grid! For a dose of sublime tranquility with nothing to distract you but the twittering of birds, Welgedaan Farmhouse is just what the doctor ordered. With three spacious bedroom, three bathrooms, piping hot showers, fluffy towels, funky decor, indoor and outdoor fireplaces and views to sooth your soul, the house has everything you need for a chill out and more. If you're not into chilling, you could party up a storm on the huge deck because the nearest neighbours are about five k's away. The only visitors we had were twelve blue cranes. Pet friendly, human friendly, wildlife friendly and without electricity (work can't follow you there) it is a retreat from the world. Only thing is - your low slung Alfa ain't gonna get up that hill. Need high ground clearance for the rocky ride. Worth the trek up the hill to Rocky Nirvana."

"We had a lovely weekend at Welgedaan Farmhouse. The view from the deck is spectacular and the house is equipped with everything you need. A good night's rest is guaranteed with lovely beds and fresh bedding. The surrounding area offers plenty to do and the house is filled with good books if you just want to relax. The rustic feeling of the farmhouse will remind you of your great grandparents' loving homes. We took our furry friend and he explored the whole day. My family had a lovely time and we will definitely be back! Thank you Bernardo for your kind and helpful hospitality."

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McGregor Welgedaan Farmhouse, McGregor, Western Cape
GPS: S -33.9734   E 19.7622
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