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

Welcome to our delightful country cottages for rent on the garden route.

We are located between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.

With our proximity to all Garden Route attractions and activities, Packwood is the ideal place for families or couples to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the countryside, yet be only a short distance from the many beaches and attractions this area has to offer. Surrounded by breathtaking countryside and nature in abundance, Packwood Wine Estate offers a diverse holiday experience, on the doorstep of the Garden of Eden and Fisanthoek’s pristine forest which is a haven for hikers and cyclists, bird twitchers and countryside enthusiasts.

Bottlebrush cottage - Suits couples or as honeymoon accommodation Bottlebrush Cottage: R1100- R1250 per unit per night [Sleeps two]

Bottle Brush Cottage is a pretty double storey thatched cottage with an open-plan ground floor area and an upstairs bedroom with en-suite bathroom (Bath but no shower; the bathroom is in the eaves which does not suit taller people). The bedroom opens on to a lovely large and very private sun deck. Ideal for a couple. Especially honeymooners.

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hill-cottage-bedroom2Hill Cottage: R1200 – R1350 per unit per night [Sleeps four]

A pretty 2 bedroomed thatched country 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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Family HouseFamily House: R1350 – R1500 per unit per night [Sleeps four]

The family cottage is open plan living and sleeps 4 people in 1 double, 1 twin and 1 single, 1 full bathroom.  A good sized enclosed deck off the sitting room ideal for catching the sun and relaxing with a glass of Packwood.


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Country house farm stay at Pacwood's main living roomPackwood Country House: From R1500 per unit per night for 2 [Sleeps six]

Originally home to the Gent family,  this beautiful thatched African farmhouse has 3 large double bedrooms all with en-suites, sweeping views over the estate,  plenty of space for alfresco dining, ideal for 3 couples.

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Whether you are into relaxing,  drinking good wine and eating fresh farm produce or hiking, cycling and nature, Packwood is the perfect place for you to enjoy a country holiday

Although our accommodation is on a self catering basis, we trust you will be tempted to join us for breakfast & bubbles at least once during your stay.

We serve our famous breakfast & bubbles at the “lunchbox” daily and we are open for lunch where you can savour one of our delicious homemade cheese platters whilst sipping your favourite Packwood wines.

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 – 19th Apr

  • We have a minimum stay of 3 nights throughout the year except over the festive period
  • Between the 15th December and the 10th January we have a minimum stay of 7 nights
  • Our family swimming pool is for all the guests to enjoy with discretion, located below Packwood House.

Always call or email directly – we are flexible and we will always try and accommodate you.

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, organically grown chicken and eggs, what more could you want your holiday accommodation to offer?

Facilities available to all those staying in Packwoods accommodation include use of the swimming pool

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

Points to note:

  • You are welcome to use the communal 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 award winning wines and bubbly or the Lunchbox to savor our farm produce
  • Plettenberg Bay is our nearest town just 15 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.
  • if you would like us to put a small hamper together for your arrival please let us know in advance
  • Treat yourself to Breakfast and Bubbles at our Lunchbox served from 8.30 until 11 am, or for one of our homemade cheese platters.
  • DSTV is available at R25 per day.
  • As a sustainable farm we are extremely diligent in conserving as much water as possible,  we  suffered this year from the worst drought in 20 years which had a huge impact on our water resources, water is very precious, our green room policy is to provide linen once a week and not on an earlier basis, unless absolutely necessary.  This results in a huge saving of water and guests can rest assured that their hosts are providing an environmentally responsible holiday stay.
  • 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