Country House at Packwood

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

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

Come and stay with us at Packwood Winery. Accommodation options include our country house retreat or cosy farm cottages. Sip and savour wines and bubbly from our vineyard, eat eggs benedict for breakfast and enjoy handcrafted farmhouse cheeses made using produce from the farm.


Country House Retreat

From R900 – R1100  per person per night sharing – minimum 2 adults [Sleeps six adults only]. Extra adults FROM ONLY R700 pppn! For a single person occupancy the house is R1500.00 per day

The Country House is a spacious thatched farmhouse with plenty of room, 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 where you can re-connect with nature, completely switch off,relax and unwind you are at the right place.

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Bottlebrush Cottage

R650 – R1100 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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Winemakers Cottage

R700 – R800 per person per night sharing – minimum 2 adults [Sleeps two]. 

A pretty farm cottage hidden amongst the trees, cosy and private,  open plan living area with enclosed and very private deck to the front and small terrace to the rear. Log burner for the cooler days, wood available for purchase.  Charcoal braai, gas cooker. Amazing cycle and hiking trails on the doorstep.

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

If you love the outdoors and dream of living the “country lifestyle”, our  country house or cottages could be for you. Surrounded by beautiful views, award winning wine and bubbly, homemade cheese made from our own dairy and locally grown farm produce what more could you want your holiday accommodation to offer?

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

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, at Packwood Country House Retreat you can escape from the stresses of life. Reconnect with nature and embrace the tranquillity of this special place, a short distance from the many fabulous beaches and attractions this area has to offer. Surrounded by breathtaking countryside and surrounded by Knysna’s indigenous forests, nature is abundant, accommodation at Packwood offers a diverse holiday experience, on the doorstep of the Garden of Eden a haven for hikers and cyclists, bird twitchers and nature lovers and not forgetting wine lovers.

Handcrafted Cheese Lunches

Although our accommodation is on a self catering basis, we offer a beautiful breakfast of organic farm fresh eggs benedict, this pairs perfectly with a bottle of our bubbly, stay for brunch or lunch and savor one of our handcrafted cheese lunches, pair with any of our wines.

Points to note:

When you stay at one of our properties, please bear in the mind the following:

  • Low Season: May – November | High Season: December – April
  • We have a minimum stay of 2 nights during the year apart from the Christmas period – min stay 10 nights
  • 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
  • The Country House and the owners has exclusive use of the pool during Dec and January,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.
  • If you require housekeeping please book well in advance we can provide you with details of local cleaning companies.
  • Treat yourself to farm fresh eggs benedict for breakfast served from 8.30 until 11 am.  Join us for brunch or lunch and savor one of our handcrafted cheese lunches
  • Android tv available,  limited access to wifi, please bring data to download movies etc, we are in the countryside and the signal can be difficult.
  • 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, kindly report and leaks you may see around the property.
  • 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