The Red Barn Dullstroom

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#4 of 9 limited service properties in Dullstroom
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The Red Barn is a country wedding venue and guest farm set in the soft rolling hills of the Highlands near Dullstroom, Mpumalanga. Easily accessible with a quick car trip from either Gauteng or the Lowveld, Dullstroom is a favourite stop over and destination for many travellers looking for a peaceful break away. Owner run by married couple, John & Claire, The Red Barn is the heart of a dream to swap the big city for a simpler country life. The business started when the Watsons moved to the farm in January 2011. They built a venue and guest homes that would be easy, relaxed and sit beautifully in the rolling hills and highland countryside that they had fallen in love with themselves. From special farm weddings, both large and small, to little country breaks for families and friends in the self-catering cottages, it’s the prefect farm setting to relax, reconnect and enjoy the quiet and peaceful countryside.
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Free parking
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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3.5 of 5 stars

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1 Boschhoek Rd, Dullstroom 1110 South Africa
Getting there
Johannesburg Intl Airport
227.4 km
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ScottClanZA wrote a review Feb 2021
Emalahleni, South Africa292 contributions36 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Red Barn is on a situated on a quiet farm a short drive from Dullstroom. Conveniently situated near the main road, it makes it possible for non 4x4 to get there in one piece. The secure farm area has all the units well spaced so that everyone enjoys their own space in total piece and quiet. We stayed in The Homestead which is a well appointed house that can sleep 8 people very comfortably. The Homestead is great for large families with enough space to have a great break away. There is enough to keep yourselves busy in the area, and also enough space if you just need to relax. Dams on the property make it attractive to the fisherman in the family, With the owner John's tips we were able to catch a few fish. With it being a pet friendly stay the whole family was able to enjoy this well kept farm. Plenty of space for long walks, in and around the farm. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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MelissaNel123 wrote a review May 2021
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
This pet friendly accommodation option is a wonderful and peaceful stay. Lots of privacy and tranquility. Clair is so friendly and we enjoyed walking on the farm. With game-viewing from the porch. Our two English Bulldogs were welcomed and enjoyed the ponds on the farm. The outside wedding venue is so beautiful and we took a lot of nice photos there. Although there is another house on the premises we still had complete privacy with only nature's music to be heard.

The Dairy Cottage is absolutely lovely with everything you need. Kitchen is well equipped and spacious.

We will be back very soon.
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Date of stay: April 2021
4.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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3.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
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5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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dlove154942 wrote a review Apr 2024
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Stables are in a gorgeous setting, a view of the dam and the mountains and a feel of complete isolation.

The rooms are comfortable and surprisingly warm.

The kitchen and lounge building has plenty of room and great facilities. It's a minute's walk from the bedrooms which I guess could be an issue with prolonged rain but we loved it.
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Date of stay: March 2024
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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karienschutte wrote a review Sept 2021
Centurion, South Africa1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Most beautiful, comfortable stay. Lovely setting and very friendly owners. Our dogs loved it. Will definitely visit Red Barn again. Location is perfect and will recommend for small intimate weddings. Really a little bit of sanity in this crazy world. Thank you John and Claire - see you soon!!!
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Date of stay: September 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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gvanrhyn wrote a review Jul 2021
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We had an excellent time at the Red Barn. We stayed in the Dairy Cottage. The unit is well equipped - we had everything that we needed for our stay. There is more than enough room for the kids to play. The Red Barn is a great place to unwind. I can definitely recommend the place.
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Date of stay: July 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
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5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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lin3venter wrote a review Mar 2022
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We recently visited the Red Barn for the 3rd time. The first time we stayed there, we fell in love, so much so that we actually decided to get married there. It is our happy place! If we could get away more often, we would most certainly spend more time there.
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Date of stay: March 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
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5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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infoC2930RI wrote a review Jul 2022
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
We had a wonderful weekend at this very clean and spacious farm house. It can comfortably host large groups. My only suggestion would be to add a bit more carpets. The house is very large and has cement floors.
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Date of stay: July 2022
3.0 of 5 bubblesValue
3.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
3.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
3.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Response from Claire Watson, Owner at The Red Barn Dullstroom
Responded 28 Jul 2022
Thank you for your review and suggestion, we value all contributions from our guests.
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christinabornman wrote a review Jan 2022
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
We would recommend The Red Barn to anyone seeking a peaceful getaway with breathtaking views. The house was beautiful and comfortable with everything we needed and the owners were very hospitable & friendly.
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Date of stay: December 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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Response from Claire Watson, Owner at The Red Barn Dullstroom
Responded 12 Jan 2022
Hi Christina, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad that you enjoyed your time on our guest farm. Keep well and hope to see you soon. Kind regards, John and Claire
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joannemarx5 wrote a review Apr 2021
Port Elizabeth, South Africa1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The Red Barn was the highlight of our tour through Mpumalanga. We were only planning on staying one night but this place was so awesome that we stayed longer. The host is friendly and we will definitely stay there again.
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Date of stay: April 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
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5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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JannekeNel wrote a review May 2019
Barberton, South Africa14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We had a friends wedding at The Red Barn and stayed at the Homestead for the weekend. Great accommodation. Great scenery. Awesome wedding venue.
Claire was even so kind to help me when I had forgotten items at the house. Thank you!
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
R 789 - R 991 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Red Barn Dullstroom
What are some of the property amenities at The Red Barn Dullstroom?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a lounge, free parking, and kids activities.
What food & drink options are available at The Red Barn Dullstroom?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at The Red Barn Dullstroom?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are pets allowed at The Red Barn Dullstroom?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
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