Ridge Road Country House Clarens
Create your own 'Year in Provence' in this beautiful stone French style farmhouse with natural rock pool. It has featured in Elle Dιcor, Country Life and many more. Sleeps 10 very comfortably. Every window frames a magnificent view.
Ridge Road is 9 kilometers from Clarens on the newly tarred Fouriesburg Road the R711. It is perched on a sandstone ridge overlooking a stream and trout pond, surrounded by 28 hectares of indigenous grassland and mountain views. The multi level stone and Oregon pine house designed by artists Simon Addy & Lyn Hoyle is tucked behind a sandstone outcrop and not visible from the main tar road. The driveway to the house is only 500m.
Self Catering Accommodation
There are five bedrooms - two luxury en suite with king size beds, one luxury en suite with queen size bed and two large rooms sharing a bathroom. These two rooms are flexible & can be either two single beds or a king. All have crisp white 100% cotton percale linen, fluffy white towels, electric blankets, wall heaters and tea/coffee facilities.
The open plan downstairs incorporates the fully equipped kitchen with AGA, microwave, griller, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine & dryer and under floor heating. The large high ceilinged TV lounge, reading lounge and entrance hall are flooded with sunlight and lead through over-sized double doors onto the pool, deck area and al fresco eating area.
The house is perfect for large family and friends reunions. Sleeps 10 comfortably but can accommodate more if requested.
The Honeymoon Suite is only available during the week. It has a fireplace, en suite loo & basins, under floor heated spa room with steam room, shower and jacuzzi. Its own kitchenette, large deck with braai facilities and a separate entrance.
Room 1 - Queen bed (En suite and shower)
Room 2 - King bed (En suite and bath)
Room 3 - two singles or king (shares bathroom / shower)
Room 4 - two singles or king (shares bathroom / shower)
Room 5 - king bed (Honeymoon Suite)
RIDGE ROAD FEATURES
28 hectares of open countryside, indigenous grasslands, fynbos and sandstone cliffs
Stocked trout pond with covered brick shelter and braai area
Secluded natural stone swimming pool with balau decks
Covered patio with braai area
Under floor heating and AGA stove in fully equipped kitchen
Double lock-up garage and parking on site
Sunny reading lounge
TV lounge with DSTV bouquet (sports and movies)
Private entrances to two of the rooms
Natural water on tap
Tea / coffee in every room
ACTIVITIES IN AREA
Excellent dam and river trout fly-fishing
Scenic hikes to famous bushman cave paintings and dinosaur sites
Grade 5 white water rafting
Mountain biking (bikes for hire)
4 x 4 quad biking
Rock climbing and abseiling