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Comfortable, homely self-catering accommodation in historical homestead

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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This quirky, charming stone house, built in 1840 as a soldiers' convalescent home, is set on a rustic smallholding just outside Grahamstown. Transport is necessary for the short, scenic 5km drive to town. It is now home to rescue donkeys and a large cluster of chickens. Jessam offers a tranquil, pastoral, secure environment, ideal for those needing time out to write, read, bird watch or contemplate the spacious natural surrounds. The generous 'stoep' provides an ample, sheltered, comfortable area to be outdoors. The separate kitchenette is a light, sunny space for use by guests, and by arrangement, fresh garden veg and eggs can be used. In this water-stressed area, we have our own borehole and rain harvested of excellent quality, however we do ask guests to be sparing when showering; we a...This quirky, charming stone house, built in 1840 as a soldiers' convalescent home, is set on a rustic smallholding just outside Grahamstown. Transport is necessary for the short, scenic 5km drive to town. It is now home to rescue donkeys and a large cluster of chickens. Jessam offers a tranquil, pastoral, secure environment, ideal for those needing time out to write, read, bird watch or contemplate the spacious natural surrounds. The generous 'stoep' provides an ample, sheltered, comfortable area to be outdoors. The separate kitchenette is a light, sunny space for use by guests, and by arrangement, fresh garden veg and eggs can be used. In this water-stressed area, we have our own borehole and rain harvested of excellent quality, however we do ask guests to be sparing when showering; we are not an establishment that can offer deep baths or more than 5 minute showers. Rates are especially affordable for long-term visitors, and Jessam is ideally suited for those looking for home-from-home accommodation while on academic or other business in Grahamstown. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Suitable For Children Under 5
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About the Owner
Liz C
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2017
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