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Oakhurst Farm Cottages


26 bedroom Self-Catering Cottage in Wilderness from R500 per person sharing
Family-Friendly and Romantic Farm-Style Stay

On the same property as Garden Route Luxury Glamping Tents AfriCamps at Oakhurst

Oakhurst Farm Cottages consists of various Self-Catering Cottages on a private farm near Hoekwil, Wilderness.

Situated in the heart of the Garden Route, this historical property is one of the few remaining, large working farms in the region. Covering some 640 hectares, 200 of which are pristine fynbos and indigenous forest, it’s currently owned and managed by the Crowther family, the sixth generation.

Oakhurst Farm Cottages is an ideal get-away for those seeking a tranquil escape into nature with scenic forest views. On-site activities include horse outrides, various nature walks, visit to the dairy during milking times, dam fishing, bird watching and swimming at the waterfall. There is a portable jacuzzi which can be set up at your accommodation unit at an additional charge. Complimentary Wifi if offered throughout.

Accommodation consists of The Forge – a 150 year old blacksmith’s stone cottage with a rustic country elegance, beautifully transformed into the ultimate family or romantic retreat. It has thick stone walls, timber beams and is tastefully furnished throughout. There are two spacious bedrooms each with king size beds, one bedroom has a wheelchair-friendly en-suite bathroom. There are two additional single beds for children in the loft room as well as a second shared bathroom. Sleeps max 6. The kitchen with gas stove and open-plan living area opens via glass doors onto a lovely covered deck with views onto the open fields and forests. There is a wood-burning fireplace in the cozy lounge. Outdoors is a secluded, open-air hot shower as well as a private plunge pool.

There are five identical Cottages nearby, all over 30 years old and authentically restored from old farmhouses into beautiful holiday accommodations. Each is privately positioned with designated parking bays. There are three cozy bedrooms, the main bedroom with double bed and the other two (interleeding) with twin beds. Sleeps max 6. The shared bathroom has a shower only. The fully equipped kitchen with wooden floors and indoor fireplace is open plan with the dining area and lounge, the latter opens onto an undercover deck with seating arrangements and built-in BBQ/Braai. Enjoy scenic garden & forest views from the comfort of your abode.

In addition to the above mentioned accommodations are four character-packed Schoolyard Cottages, lovingly restored from the original Oakhurst Farm school. Each cottage has two bedrooms, main bedroom with double bed and the other with twin beds. Shared bathroom with shower only. Sleeps max 4.  There is a fully equipped kitchenette, indoor lounge and dining area, private patio with seating arrangement, dining table and BBQ/Braai facilities plus lovely farm and mountain views. Three units are all adjoining, two with inter-leading doors whilst the fourth is totally separate.

Oakhurst Farm Cottages is ideal for couples, families and group of friends or larger groups.

Oakhurst Farm can provide an ideal setting for a wedding. There is a chapel built on the property, the Farm Cottages can accommodate up to 40 guests, catering services can be arranged.


  • Unique and Tranquil Setting
  • On-Site Activities


The Forge

There are 2 bedrooms and 1 open-plan loft sleeping 6 people very comfortably.

Main Bedroom: King size bed. Forest Views.

Second Bedroom: King size bed. En-suite (wheelchair friendly bathroom).

Mezzanine Loft: Twin beds, ideal for children.

Bathroom: Open-air shower. Forest Views.

The Cottages

Each offers 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 6 people.

Bedroom 1: Double bed. Forest views.

Bedroom 2: Twin beds.

Bedroom 3: Twin beds. Leads off Room 2.

Bathroom: With shower only.

Schoolyard Cottages

Bedroom 1: Double Bed. Farm views.

Bedroom 2: Twin Beds.

Bathroom: With shower only.


The Forge

Open-plan. Forest views.

Living Area – Cozy in the nook with comfortable seating arrangements. Lounge with indoor fireplace.

Dining Area – Dining table seating up to 6 people. Flows into the kitchen.

Kitchen – Fully equipped with fridge, gas stove and electric oven. Kitchen Island.

Outdoors – Wrap-around, landscaped garden. Covered deck with seating arrangemengts. Table & chairs. BBQ/Braai. Hot & Cold water outdoor shower. Private swimming pool (no safety net).

The Cottages

Open-plan. Forest views.

Living Area – Intimate lounge area with comfortable seating. Opens onto undercover deck.

Dining Area – Dining table seating up to 6 people. Indoor fireplace. Opens onto same deck.

Kitchen – Fully equipped with gas stove, oven and fridge.

Outdoors – Undercover wooden deck with table, chairs and a day bed. Built-in BBQ/Braai. Garden & Forest Views.

Schoolyard Cot

Open-plan. Farm and mountain views.

Living Area – Lounge area with comfortable seating. Opens onto patio.

Dining Area – Dining table seating up to 4 people.

Kitchen – Fully equipped with gas stove, oven and fridge.

Outdoors – Patio with comfortable seating and dining table. Built-in BBQ/Braai. Garden &/or Mountain Views.


The Forge

Indoor fireplace. Garden. Outdoor hot & cold water shower. BBQ/Braai. Wifi. Private swimming pool.

The Cottages

Indoor fireplace. Garden. BBQ/Braai. Wifi. Undercover deck with day bed.

The Schoolyard

Garden. BBQ/Braai. Wifi.


Complimentary extras included in your stay: One crate of firewood, including firelighter pack. Fresh Farm milk on your arrival. Daily Tour of our Dairy. Access to Fishing Dams. Canoes for the Dam. Jungle Gym, climbing wall and Swing for Children. Use of Mountain Bike and Pump Track. Forest Walks and Waterfall.

Extras available to be paid direct during your stay: Housekeeping Service. Laundry Service. Guided Horse Riding. Bicycle Hire. Hot Tub delivered and set up at your cottage. Sunrise Breakfast picnic Basket. Braai meat. Oakhurst Farm produce.

High Chair for babies & children’s toys are provided at The Cottages.

Weddings can be arranged on request at All Saints Church, built on the property. The chapel can seat up to 150 people and the Oakhurst Cottages can accommodate up to 40 guests. Catering services can be arranged as well.


Designated on-site parking.


Upon request, at additional charge. Laundry service additional.


Hoekwil, Wilderness.

Beach – 15 minute drive

Restaurants – 15 min drive

Sedgefield – 20 min drive

George – 40 min drive


Oakhurst Farm Cottages, Wilderness, Self-Catering Cottages.

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