Country House at Packwood

Winery accommodation Western Cape; farm stay country cottages on The Garden Route

Welcome to our delightful country retreat and cottages for rent on The Garden Route between Knysna & Plettenberg Bay.

We require a minimum of 2 people per cottage. Additional adults at reduced rates.

Country House Retreat

From R700 – R1050  per person per night sharing – minimum 2 adults [Sleeps six]. Extra adults FROM ONLY R700 pppn!

The Country House is an original thatched African farmhouse with plenty of space, it has 3 large double bedrooms all with en-suites, sweeping views over the farm, large terrace with braai for outside dining.  If you are looking for a destination to relax and unwind and re-connect with nature you are at the right place.

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Bottlebrush Cottage

R550 – R650 per person per night sharing – minimum 2 adults [Sleeps two].

Bottlebrush Cottage is a pretty, double storey, self catering thatched cottage with a romantic bedroom upstairs with doors opening onto your own private elevated deck and a very spacious and welcoming open plan kitchen, dining and sitting room.

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Hill Winemakers Cottage

R450 – R550 per person per night sharing – minimum 2 adults [Sleeps four]. Extra adults FROM ONLY R300 pppn!

A 2 bedroomed farm cottage hidden amongst the trees, (1 double and 1 twin), one with en-suite and a further shower room off the open plan living area with enclosed and very private deck to the front and small terrace to the rear.

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Think of Packwood as your own private retreat enjoy a well deserved rest at this beautiful destination.

To stay in one of our country cottages, please bear in the mind the following:

Low Season 20th April – 10th Nov

High Season 11th Nov – 12th Dec & 11th Jan – 19th Apr

Christmas Period 13th Dec – 10th Jan

  • We have a minimum stay of 2 nights in low & high season
  • We have a minimum stay of 10 nights over the Christmas period
  • Always call or email us direct to receive our specials, we are very flexible and we will always try to make a plan.
  • Prices are based on 2 people sharing one room

Re-connect with nature

Reconnect with nature and learn how to embrace the peace and quiet of the countryside, sip beautiful wine, savour fresh farm produce, take a hike or bike ride through pristine forests, or through beautiful farmland into ravines and along stunning coastal routes, Packwood has a bit of everything.

With our proximity to all Garden Route attractions and activities, Packwood Country House Retreat, the clue is in the title, escape from the stresses of life and learn how to listen to the peace and embrace the tranquillity of Packwood, a short distance from the many pristine beaches and attractions this area has to offer. Surrounded by breathtaking countryside and shouldered by forests, nature is in abundance, Packwood Country House Retreat and cottages offer a diverse holiday experience, on the doorstep of the Garden of Eden a haven for hikers and cyclists, bird watchers and nature lovers.

Breakfast & bubbles

Although our accommodation is on a self catering basis, we hope to see you for some organic farm fresh eggs benedict & a glass of bubbly.

Breakfast & bubbles are served daily , sip and savour one of our delicious homemade cheese platters whilst sipping your favourite Packwood wines.

Our family swimming pool is for all the guests to enjoy with discretion, located below Packwood House. If you love the outdoors and dream of living the “country lifestyle”, our country cottages are for you.

Surrounded by beautiful views, award winning wine and bubbly, “jerseylicious” homemade cheese, locally grown farm produce what more could you want your holiday accommodation to offer?

Things to do Nearby

Please note:

  • You are welcome to use our family pool, with consideration to other guests and the owners.  Braais, music and private parties are not allowed at the pool area.
  • Visit our wine tasting room to sip our wines and bubbly or visit our luncheon area to savor our handcrafted cheese lunch and farm produce
  • Plettenberg Bay is slightly closer just 20 minutes away and Knysna 25 minutes.
  • Basic housekeeping is provided at an additional charge for the properties Mon – Fri mornings EXCLUDING public holidays.  It is important to remember during the Dec/Jan holidays there are several public holidays, this needs to be booked in advance.
  • if you would like us to put a small hamper together for your arrival please let us know a day before arrival
  • Treat yourself to farm fresh eggs benedict or a handcrafted cheese lunch served from 8.30 until 11 am.
  • DSTV is available at R25 per day, Please remember we are based in the country and the signal can be volatile.
  • As a sustainable farm we are extremely diligent in conserving as much water as possible,  it is our most precious commodity. Linen is changed once a week, towels every 3 days, this results in a huge saving of water and guests can rest assured that their hosts are providing an environmentally responsible holiday stay.  Please be diligent throughout your stay and save water.
  • Please note that any breakages or damages to the cottage facilities during your stay will be charged accordingly.

Our Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be submitted in writing, cancellation charges apply as follows:

More than one month prior to check in no fore-fit full refund

22-30 days prior to check in fore-fit 25% of refund

15-21 days prior to check in fore-fit 50% of refund

8-14 days prior to check in fore-fit 75% of refund

1-7 days prior to check in fore-fit 100% of deposit

Non arrival or early departure – No refund. The total booking value is fore-fit and payable