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Wild Almond,A Petite Country Cottage In McGregor

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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
A petite 2 bedroomed,2 bathroom cottage right in the heart of McGregor, a working farm village, Western Cape, South Africa. It is only 2 hours from the center of Cape Town This very pretty cottage is set in a typical Klein Karoo garden with a cooling plunge pool to enjoy in the summer months. The cottage has a stylish lounge ,with a log burning stove for those colder months, abutting a dining area and fully fitted kitchen with stove, microwave oven, crockery, pots and pans and even recipe books, antique Cape Dining table and chairs completes the scene. Over 250 contemporary movies await your viewing pleasure(no live tv).a music system and a selection of eclectic music. Large outdoor entertaining space with Barbecue, dining area and loungers looking out over the garden and a shared pool, i...A petite 2 bedroomed,2 bathroom cottage right in the heart of McGregor, a working farm village, Western Cape, South Africa. It is only 2 hours from the center of Cape Town This very pretty cottage is set in a typical Klein Karoo garden with a cooling plunge pool to enjoy in the summer months. The cottage has a stylish lounge ,with a log burning stove for those colder months, abutting a dining area and fully fitted kitchen with stove, microwave oven, crockery, pots and pans and even recipe books, antique Cape Dining table and chairs completes the scene. Over 250 contemporary movies await your viewing pleasure(no live tv).a music system and a selection of eclectic music. Large outdoor entertaining space with Barbecue, dining area and loungers looking out over the garden and a shared pool, ideal space to soak up the tranquility and peace of the village while sipping a chilled glass of the regions best. The cottage also comes with complimentary internet connectivity. It takes less than 5 minutes to stroll down to some first class country restaurants and some fun pubs McGregor is situated on the 'Road To Nowhere' it ends a few kilometers at the base of the Famous Riviersondeeinde Mountains which separate McGregor from our sister village Grayton. The magic of McGregor will bring you back again and againMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
1)Not suitable for noisy gatherings 2) Water preservation is essential through primarily using showers,not leaving unattended taps running etc 3) Wild Almond is used at own risk.The owners will not entertain any claim for injury,loss of life,loss of personal property whilst staying on the property. Pool is used at own risk and any injury or loss of life is the responsibility of the guest/guests.Children must be supervised at all times and are only allowed to use pool with supervision of parents
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Dennis H
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
Interaction with guests
Once you have booked Wild Almond,I will send you a comprehensive 'Welcome Pack Email' which will inform you regarding keys,restaurants,wine estates etc etc which you will find very useful
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Reviewed 13 October 2019

We spent two nights at Wild Almond. From the welcome to the accommodation, it could not have been more perfect. Dennis was a wonderful host and the cottage was spotless with beautiful touches like fresh flowers and tea, coffee and milk provided. Two separate bedrooms,...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank donnaCapeTown
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Wild Almond is indeed a petite country cottage, yet surprising spacious inside. It is well equipped, comfortable, clean and full of character. A warm welcome from Dennis, a fire on the chilly evenings and time spent exploring the delightful village of McGregor all made our...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Penny H
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Home away from home. Our host Denis welcomed us and spent time explaining everything this spacious and beautifully appointed cottage has to offer. One can cook or braai and there are facilities indoors and out to dine. On a hot day the plunge pool is...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank dhvardi
Management response:Responded 27 December 2017

Dear Donna What a pleasure to host such a lovely family and thank you for your fabulous commentary.We look forward to welcoming you all back Kind regards Dennis Wild Almond

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Fantastic value for money, hotel quality bedding, ideal location, just a stroll from the main road!!

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank KateyHiggs
Management response:Responded 14 November 2017

That you for your great comments....really appreciated

Reviewed 20 July 2017

I have stayed at Wild Almond Cottage twice now and have loved it thoroughly both times! A storybook cottage in a storybook town, the cottage is cosy and beautiful in both summer and winter. Dennis and his wife pay great attention to detail to make...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank BucketListBuddy
Management response:Responded 20 July 2017

Thank you Jess for the fab review.It so lovely to hear that you, our special guests have enjoyed and appreciated their stays at Wild Almond.We look forward to your return. Kind regards Mo and Dennis

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Spent the weekend in this fantastic cottage.Dennis was really friendly and welcoming .We had some chilly, weather but the complimentary bottle of wine , electric blankets and heating provided kept the cold at bay . Was well equipped and comfy . The little garden was...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Afrivistatours
Management response:Responded 15 June 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed hosting Niel and his family.Great communication prior to visit and treated the cottage like home.Thank you for visiting and look forward to welcoming you and your family back

Reviewed 25 March 2017

McGregor is a beautiful village filled with traditional Cape Dutch architecture with white washed walls and thatched roofs. Wild Almond cottage ticks all the boxes - traditional, comfortable, beautiful and romantic where a good meal can be cooked in the well appointed yet simple kitchen...More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank JeanneL726
Management response:Responded 25 March 2017

Thank you Jeanne fo the lovely review.....hope to see you again one day Dennis

Reviewed 21 March 2017

We could not have asked for a more beautiful cottage in the most incredible setting. The owners were so helpful and attentive from the word go and all the small touches and well thought out cottage was perfect in every way. We had the best...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank AlexandraPaterson
Management response:Responded 22 March 2017

Thank you Alex and family for being such great guests.....always welcome

Reviewed 14 March 2017

We lost our hearts to this welcoming and delightful cottage, in keeping with its surroundings and revealing in its decor a deft artistic hand. We only had two blissful nights and couldn't bring ourselves to stir farther than walking around the village to enjoy breakfasts...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank susannaj
Management response:Responded 15 March 2017

So pleased that you enjoyed Wild Almond and being such special guests

Reviewed 2 December 2015

We stayed the weekend at Wild Almond and had the most divine time. The cottage is quaint and charming, spotlessly clean, with remarkable attention to detail by the owner. Every detail is taken care of, and I could not fault it at all. Great location...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank 11cyndym
Management response:Responded 23 March 2017

Thank you for beig such special guests

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Porch
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
City Getaway
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
McGregor is situated in the Breede River Valley,known as the 'Valley Of Wine And Roses' It is a major Wine and Fruit producing area McGregor was founded in the Victorian period and has many traditional 'adobe cottages'The village is surrounded by fields of vine and the McGregor Wine Company is a couple of kilometres outside of town.McGregor is home to numerous artists,health therapists,wellness clinics The main street in McGregor passes right through the village and winds through the beautiful surrounding country side for about 10kms until it reaches a high point at the start of a 4-5 hour hike across the Riviersondereinde Mountains to Grayton (permits are required and are available from the McGregor Tourism office in McGregor
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Frequently Asked Questions about Wild Almond,A Petite Country Cottage In McGregor

Wild Almond,A Petite Country Cottage In McGregor is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Wild Almond,A Petite Country Cottage In McGregor has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Wild Almond,A Petite Country Cottage In McGregor has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Wild Almond,A Petite Country Cottage In McGregor must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.