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Copperleigh Trout Cottage

Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Dargle, KwaZulu-Natal
This Establishment has been endorsed with the Superior status by the AA. Copperleigh Trout Cottage is a modern self-catering home, built overlooking the calm waters of the trout stocked Mavela Dam in the beautiful KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Our fully functioning farm has both sheep and beef cattle, as well as other small farm animals to interact with. A perfect place to come and relax, enjoy fly fishing, bird watching (including African fish eagle and the rare Wattled Crane) or take a hike up the nearby Inhlosane mountain. It is a 30min drive to the town of Howick.

Guests also enjoy a welcome basket which has tea, coffee and other tasty treats, there is complimentary WiFi, shower soap and shampoo, a large bundle of firewood is supplied each day for the indoor fireplace (additional bundles can be purchased from management), Premium DSTV, a l...
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Listing #HL8865182
About the Owner
Ashley C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2017
Interaction with guests
Each guest staying on the property is required upon check in to complete and sign the Indemnity Form. Check-In: From 14:00pm, Check-Out: 10:00am. Please text or call Ashley with an ETA of your arrival as we would like to be able to greet you and provide a short walk-through of the cottage with the primary occupant and answer any questions you may have about the farm. Management live on the farm, and are readily available to answer any questions. We also speak Afrikaans.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent facilities, comfortable, good fishing. Money for value is excellent. Very modern feel in the countryMore

Date of stay: November 2018
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Ashley C, VR Owner at Copperleigh Trout Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Richard and family Thank you all so much for choosing to stay at Copperleigh Trout Cottage whilst you were visiting here in South Africa, and for taking the time to review our cottage. Safe travels on your way back to Zambia and we look...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

attention to detail is the best way to describe this stunning cottage, impecably presented and furnished with everything you could want or need. It is situated in the perfect location next to a beautiful lake with crystal clear water. Wonderful hosts who went out of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Ashley C, VR Owner at Copperleigh Trout Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your rating and review of our cottage Andre, we really appreciate your kind words, and really look forward to your next trip - I'm sure the trout will be biting then! Kind Regards Ashley Crookes Manager

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at Copperleigh Trout cottage was absolutely awesome!! Such a friendly and accommodating family. The cottage is such a beautiful place with all you could need inside!! The location next to the dam is really great and it was such a peaceful and relaxing...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Ashley C, VR Owner at Copperleigh Trout Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to rate and review our cottage, and we are extremely thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us here on the farm. We look forward to hosting you both again in the future! Kind Regards...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No events or parties.
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    2 Fulls
    1 Bunk
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About the neighbourhood
The naturally beautiful and relaxing Dargle Conservatory Area, which can be found in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, offers displays of nature that will captivate visitors and provide an escape from the rush of city living and make for a spectacular vacation. One of the gems situated within the Natal Midlands Meander, Dargle continues to enchant visitors from all over the world as well as locals who are lucky enough to live nearby. As you enjoy your holiday accommodation in Dargle, you can appreciate the presence of the majestic Drakensburg Mountains as they create a stunning backdrop.
Getting around
You will require either your own vehicle or a hired one as we are situated out in the countryside, and are far from major train or bus routes.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: King Shaka International: 160.0 km
GPS Coordinates: S29deg 31' 25.882' E29deg 57' 55.2341'

* From N3 highway near town of Howick in KZN, take Howick/Tweedie exit. Head away from Howick towards Lions River.
* At the T-Junction, turn right. Continue straight, drive through small town of Lions River then look for the Dargle/Impendle road sign on left hand side, turn left. If you see Piggly Wiggly shopping area you've gone too far.
* Continue on the Dargle/Impendle road (P134) for +-20km, do not turn off.
* It will turn into a gravel road (P130). Continue for another 7km.
* Look for the Boston/Everglades turnoff, then turn left onto that road (P132).
* Travel another 500m and look for the 'Copperleigh Trout Cottage' sign on your left and turn in there.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 138.0 km.
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