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Olievenhoutsrus

Situated  in the Waterberg Biosphere 30mins from Ellisras

Enjoy a breakaway in the heart of the Waterberg Biosphere only two hours north of Pretoria. This is the perfect place-to-go with your family or friends. 

Olievenhoutsrus offers two cosy Rondavels, which sleeps two and two comfortable Family Cottages that sleeps four to six, which are all equipped with a fridge/microwave and coffee and tea making facility. The thatched Rondavels have a bedroom with double bed and en-suite bathroom. There is also an open-plan lounge and kitchenette. Our Family Cottages have two to three bedrooms, a bathroom and an open-plan lounge and kitchen area. 

The accommodation is in a beautiful garden setting all with views of the bushveld. Watch many different game species grazing nearby! There are central facilities included. Lapa with braai facilities, a fully-equipped kitchen, DStv, swimming pool and a large open fireplace, that is popular for social evenings under the stars. 

The farm offers great self-guided game and bird viewing walks as well as horse- and pony rides. There are plenty of things to do and recreational facilities in the nearby area. 

Olievenhoutsrus is also conveniently situated en-route to Botswana, which makes it the perfect stopover for the overland traveller. For these adventurers we have a neat bushveld campsite tucked away in the bush and away from the Main Lodge. 

Accommodation:

Rondavel x 2

Includes: Self-catering

Olievenhoutsrus has two cosy thatched rondavels each equipped with double bed, bathroom en-suite, kitchenette fridge/microwave/coffee tray and a small lounge area with fan. A sleeper couch can be provided in the lounge area for small children. Olievenhoutsrus has a large garden area and communal outdoor facilities. This includes a lapa with braai facility, a fully-equipped kitchen and DStv. There is also a stunning swimming pool, as well as an open boma with a large fireplace and more braai facilities, which is popular for social evenings under the stars

Cottage x 1

Includes: Self-catering

We have one family cottage with three bedrooms, one double bed and two rooms each equipped with two single beds, bathroom, separate toilet, open-plan lounge and kitchen area. Olievenhoutsrus has a large garden area and communal outdoor facilities. This includes a Lapa with braai facility, a fully-equipped kitchen and DStv. There is also a stunning swimming pool, as well as an open boma with a large fireplace and more braai facilities, which is popular for social evenings under the stars.

Features available

Beds Double beds, Single beds

Cottage x 1

Includes: Self-catering

We offer another family cottage with two bedrooms, main bedroom with double bed and children’s room with bunk bed, bathroom, open-plan lounge and kitchen area. Olievenhoutsrus has a large garden area and communal outdoor facilities. This includes a Lapa with braai facility, a fully-equipped kitchen and DStv. There is also a stunning swimming pool, as well as an open boma with a large fireplace and more braai facilities, which is popular for social evenings under the stars.

Lodge x 1

Includes: Self-catering

Consists of two thatched and cosy rondavels, one three-bedroom family cottage and one two bedroom family cottage, all with own bathroom and kitchenette. A central boma with braai facilities, a fully-equipped kitchen, DStv and a swimming pool is available for your use and is the ideal spot to spend the midday heat or social evenings. It is also a great place to watch the little bushbabies playing in the garden during sunrise and sunset.

Facilities

Facilities and Services

  • Parking Available
  • Garden
  • Braai / Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Communal MNet
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Communal Television
  • Communal Satellite TV
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen

Dining

Breakfast Served

Facilities in Rooms/Units

  • No Smoking in Rooms
  • Fan in Rooms
  • Tea and Coffee in Rooms
  • Bar Fridges in Rooms

Environment

  • Countryside
  • Game Reserve
  • Nature Reserve
  • Great Outdoors
  • Main Through Route
  • Farm
  • Malaria Free Zone

Activities Nearby

  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Health & Fitness
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Camping

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Afrikaans