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Posted on: Thursday, 9 May 2013

Schoone Oordt Country House – Doesn’t This Look Inviting?

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With winter just around the corner it is time to make use of the fantastic spots around the country, one such place is the town of Swellendam. Doesn’t the swimming pool at Schoone Oordt Country House look completely inviting? The gracious dame who has been lovingly restored over time by Richard and Alison Walker welcomes you with open arms.

The area itself offers a wide variety of activities from wine tasting to fantastic hiking trails and nature walks and plenty of wonderful places to eat. This luxury 5-star graded accommodation will be a wonderful break and perhaps you can even spoil that special someone in your life with a little break away to this gorgeous hotel in Swellendam


Schoone Oordt Country House

With this magnificent setting why would you want to be anywhere else?

Review by: Franco, Cape Town:
Very impressed with this accommodation. Service was excellent, better than some nice restaurants I’ve been to and very friendly. Looking to stay here again at the end of the year. Highly recommended.

You are in for a treat because the The Manor House has the most exquisite light and airy conservatory, built by Richard himself in true English style. Other touches adding to this home from home is a cosy fire-lit bar and lounge, an intimate dining room and a true country kitchen. The warmth of the original wooden floors, ceilings and doors coupled with many quirky antique pieces creates a wonderful welcoming ambience and you will be encouraged to relax and enjoy yourself.


Schoone Oordt Country House


Review by: Kladensky, Austria, Linz:
Definitely the best and most beautiful house we stayed in while our 3-week-trip to Western Cape region. All the details are perfect. The breakfast is absolutely world-class! Warm and very friendly hosts and services!!!! We will definitely come back.

Your accommodation:
A stay at Schoone Oordt Country House allows a choice of accommodation on the extensive grounds. Decide between one of the eight sumptuous suites, a quaint, private family cottage and a romantic and secluded honeymoon hideaway in the magnificent gardens. Each luxurious room has conceded to every modern convenience whilst unique, restored (mostly by Richard) antiques retain the Victorian feel of the Manor House and a bygone era.

Contact Information:
To make a booking or for further details telephone Alison and the team on +27 (0)28 514-1248 or +27 (0)82 772-6881.
If you’d like to see more photographs and information visit their listing on SA-Venues.com at Schoone Oordt Country House.

Area Information:
Elgin Valley Wine Estates
Things to Do in Swellendam
Swellendam Restaurants


Schoone Oordt Country House


Christine Searle


One of the original founders of SA-Venues.com, Christine enjoys spending time with her family and her fur-kids, Dexter, Sherrie and Hercules. Her love and interest in flora and fauna is evident in her stunning garden which has been carefully designed and well maintained. Christine loves her work and is keen to show others what South Africa has to offer. When she is not working she likes to relax at home in the garden or enjoy her favourite hobby, photography.

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