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Back o' the Moon cottage

11 reviews
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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
This thatched old-world cottage is situated in a well established garden, in the village of Hogsback. The cottage is exceedingly comfortable, carefully furnished with antique furniture and has a cosy fireplace in the central living / dining room. It has a fully equipped kitchen with electric and gas stove, microwave and freezer / fridge. The three bedrooms can sleep 6 people. There is a bathroom / toilet plus a separate shower / toilet. Full DSTV and wi-fi. Weber and open braai facility. All linen, electric blankets, towels, crockery and cutlery provided. Within walking distance to the one waterfall, and several hiking trails....This thatched old-world cottage is situated in a well established garden, in the village of Hogsback. The cottage is exceedingly comfortable, carefully furnished with antique furniture and has a cosy fireplace in the central living / dining room. It has a fully equipped kitchen with electric and gas stove, microwave and freezer / fridge. The three bedrooms can sleep 6 people. There is a bathroom / toilet plus a separate shower / toilet. Full DSTV and wi-fi. Weber and open braai facility. All linen, electric blankets, towels, crockery and cutlery provided. Within walking distance to the one waterfall, and several hiking trails.More
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About the Owner
Norma F
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2015
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

We keep coming back to back o’ the moon! It really is our home away from home in Hogsback and we can’t get enough of it. Derek and Norma always make us feel so welcome and look after us so well, and even Sasha the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank jessngolly
Management response:Responded 28 July 2018

Thank you Jess. You know that you and LeRoy are always welcome "home" We love to have such nature lovers like you here in Hogsback. Warm greetings Norma

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Back o' the Moon is arguably the most special self catering cottage in the whole of Hogsback. The cottage is steeped in history and one is able to leap back in time to experience the ambience of bygone days complete with cicadas and the aura...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank STEVE F
Management response:Responded 14 June 2018

It has been such a pleasure to have Steve & Sheryl staying here @ Back o' the Moon last weekend. They are the kind of guests one would like to return again....appreciative, interactive, creative in suggestions etc. Thank you for a positive review. Warm greetings!...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lovely little house to stay in. Very comfortable and cozy. The atmosphere is so warm and rustic and has everything you need! Norma was very friendly and helpful. The garden is absolutely beautiful, with all the flowers in bloom in September. We will definitely return!

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank minke k
Management response:Responded 6 October 2017

Thank you dear Minke. Lovely to have shared our slice of heaven with you. Do visit us again. Warm greetings, Norma Fivaz

Reviewed 24 September 2017

Having spent time in Hogsback on a fairly regular basis for the past 60 years, I am well qualified to say that if one is looking for an outstanding 'old world' experience of what the ambiance of Hogsback represented before the advent of everything modern,...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Mark L
Management response:Responded 24 September 2017

Thank you Mark. We'd love to have you and the rest of your family (including your twin sister) back. Warm greetings, Norma & Derek Fivaz

Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you want to explore Hogsback this is a good starting point. Beautiful little house with 3 bedrooms. very simple and down to earth. Lovely fireplace for winter. Lovely garden. The only problem would be that 2 of the bedrooms are outside and one has...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank JulietteP_SA
Management response:Responded 9 September 2017

Thank you Juliette, for your very positive review. Much appreciated. The layout of the cottage is typical of the time period it was built in (1935). All the old farm houses were along that style.....and we wanted to keep it in the vintage style. Glad...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Fireplace
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Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby
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