Self catering accommodation Plettenberg Bay – Winemakers Cottage

Winemakers Cottage

Sleeping 2 adults in self catering accommodation Plettenberg Bay.

Hidden amongst the trees, private and secure, Winemakers Cottage is ideal for the outdoor enthusiast, spend the day cycling, hiking or exploring the many activities that Plettenberg Bay has available, in the evening relax and enjoy a glass of perfectly chilled Packwood, pre order your homemade farmhouse cheese board which we can deliver to your cottage,  an open plan ground floor area with an enclosed and private deck to the front as well as a small terrace to the rear. 1 x Double room with separate shower room and 1 x twin room with shower ensuite.  During COVID times this cottage is available for a maximum of 2 people.

The cottage sits amongst beautiful trees which provides great privacy,  perfect cover for the Knysna Loeries and the abundant birdlife at Packwood,  picture window views of the farm will surely tempt you to get on your bike, hike or explore the countryside and SANPARKS pristine indigenous Fisanthoek  forest, famous for the Petrus se Brand MTB trail,  you can cycle to Diepvalle and beyond to Knysna, or through our farm to Wittedrift & Plettenberg Bay. End your day with a glass of perfectly chilled Packwood wine and a delicious cheese board which you can pre order.

The open plan living area and outdoor space is perfect for relaxing and listening to the birdsong with your book in one hand and a glass of Packwood in the other.  If you would like to wander to the luncheon area where you can sprawl on the lawns you are most welcome to do so.  If we dont have any guests at the farmhouse, ask a staff member, you can meander down and experience the most fabulous views of the farm. 

Please note that the cottage is not equipped with a washing machine or dishwasher as water is our most precious commodity, we do offer a wash and go service if required for a nominal fee. As a sustainable enterprise we encourage a green room policy. Towels are changed every 3 days and linen is changed once every 7 days for longer stays.  Please note the cottage water system works from an electrical pump, in the event of an Eskom power failure we will provide drinking water. Sorry we do not have generators, the cottage has a gas cooker and charcoal braai.

In winter (low season) you are welcome to bring your best 4 legged friend along for a great escape. 1 small to medium dog only.  You can walk for 18 kilometres there and back on the main forest road, there are several beautiful beaches in Plett that allow dogs on leads, only 15 mins to Plett using the airport road.

Conditions for bringing your pooch:

Dont forget to bring your pets bed, strictly no pets allowed on the furniture, dogs to be kept on a lead at all times when outside the cottage area.  Pets must not be left unattended at any time, we request your dog is brought inside during the evening as we have a lot of wildlife, wild buck roam freely, baboons and monkeys, bush pig and porcupine. Please ensure all dog mess is disposed of in a sealed bag.

There is a surcharge of R100 per day for your pet.  Any damage to the property i.e. little mishaps  will be invoiced accordingly and should be paid in full prior to departure.

There are 2 other dogs on the property belonging to the owner and winemaker.  Fred the basset and Margaret the lab.

Unique wine farm accommodation

High Season

(13th Dec –11th Jan)

R700 per person per night sharing – maximum of 2 adults during COVID

(Additional R500.00 per person per night)

Low Season

(12th Jan – 12th Dec)

R600 per person per night sharing – maximum of 2 adults during COVID

(Additional R400.00 per person per night)

  • We have a minimum stay of 2 nights apart from  Xmas
  • We have a minimum stay of 10 nights over the Xmas period
  • Always call or email us direct to see if we are running any specials, for long stays during the rest of the year, 
  • Prices are based on 2 people sharing one room

Always call or email us direct for more competitive rates on longer stays. We are very flexible and we will always try to make a plan.


Hidden amongst the trees. Winemakers Cottage has two bedrooms, 1 with twin beds and shower en-suite and one double bed with a shower room off the open plan living area. The cottage has an open plan ground floor area and an enclosed (and very private) deck to the front as well as a terrace to the rear for dining outside. The ideal place to relax, pop on the braai and enjoy a bottle of Packwood.

The cottage itself, is positioned amongst many shady trees for real privacy, dappled views of the farm will surely tempt you to take a walk and explore the countryside and indigenous forest.

During COVID we encourage you to DIY housekeeping, alternatively there are cleaning agencies in the Plett area.

As a sustainable agricultural farming enterprise we encourage a green room policy. Towels are changed every three days and linen is changed once a week. Please help us to look after our water.

Accommodation Facilities at a glance

  • Mobile heaters in rooms
  • Wood burner fire
  • 1 x full bathroom
  • Kitchen is equipped apart from washing machines (we offer a wash and go laundry service)
  • Towels
  • Cotton linen
  • Braai (BBQ)
  • Dappled Sun deck
  • Android TV, we have limited Wifi available, please dont forget your data if you would like to watch movies, Youtube and Netflix,

During high season the pool is for the exclusive use of the owners and guests staying at the country house.

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