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Barry House on Riverton

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Overview
6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
14 guests
2 nights minimum
Farmhouse
Exclusive self-catering 4 star original farmhouse with modern bathrooms on Riverton thoroughbred horse stud and wine farm. Nestled in the heart of wine tasting estates in the Breede Valley, 6 km from the restaurants in the village of Robertson. Sleeps 10 to 14 guests in 6 bedrooms with 5 bathrooms. Relax in the shade of the long veranda and drink in the magnificent views of the horse paddocks and vineyards back-dropped by the Langeberg mountains. The bedrooms have either an ac or a fan and panel heater and coffee/tea making facilities. The home is spacious with a lounge, dining room, breakfast room, fully equipped kitchen and family/TV room with a flat screen TV offering the full DSTV bouquet of channels, DVD, iPad/IPhone docking station, card table, board games and table tennis.Guests a...Exclusive self-catering 4 star original farmhouse with modern bathrooms on Riverton thoroughbred horse stud and wine farm. Nestled in the heart of wine tasting estates in the Breede Valley, 6 km from the restaurants in the village of Robertson. Sleeps 10 to 14 guests in 6 bedrooms with 5 bathrooms. Relax in the shade of the long veranda and drink in the magnificent views of the horse paddocks and vineyards back-dropped by the Langeberg mountains. The bedrooms have either an ac or a fan and panel heater and coffee/tea making facilities. The home is spacious with a lounge, dining room, breakfast room, fully equipped kitchen and family/TV room with a flat screen TV offering the full DSTV bouquet of channels, DVD, iPad/IPhone docking station, card table, board games and table tennis.Guests are welcome to walk around the farm or wander down to the river for a spot of bass or carp fishing. Young children must please not walk around unaccompanied as our horses aren't tame. Horse riding can be organised at the nearby Robertson Riding School. Optional: Housekeeping can be arranged on request. Optional: Single, couple or group Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports or Combination massages in the privacy of your room or under the trees in our beautiful garden for a unique experience can be arranged in advance. Price: ZAR650 pp paid directly to the therapist. We include firewood for the BBQ and fire drum so that our guests can celebrate time together in true South African style. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 4270102371 VAT Reg No. 14%More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Drink the water provided in the jugs or from the reverse osmosis spout in the kitchen - the tap water comes from the farm dam. Smoking is only allowed outside the house - ashtrays provided. Guests welcome to walk around the farm or down to the river. DO NOT go into the horse paddocks. Young children NOT to wander around unaccompanied. Check that you have all your belongings on departure including your cell phone charger. You leave it, you lose it and our farm staff thank you for your donation.
Bathrooms
3 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath, 1 Shower
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About the Owner
Natasha B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
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Reviewed 13 March 2021

Barry House is the perfect place for a group of friends to experience farm life with peace and quiet and a large ‘ Stoep’ with views of the horses in the paddocks . Natasha and Duncan make you feel as if you are staying with...More

Date of stay: March 2021
Thank pamknipe
Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

We stayed at Barry House for the second time and were, once again, super impressed with the experience. Duncan and Natasha popped in to welcome us and Eva made sure that we had homemade bread and breakfast in spite of load shedding. We enjoyed having...More

Date of stay: February 2020
2  Thank Ilze P
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

A wonderful weekend spent at Barry House! The house is stunning and we loved hearing about the history behind it. It is well catered for large groups and offers the perfect space for entertaining. Natasha and Duncan were extremely accommodating and made us feel right...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank JustineM1586
Management response:Responded 27 June 2018

So glad you enjoyed your stay at Barry House on Riverton! It was lovely meeting you all!

Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is a quaint sprawling house that is perhaps a little lost in time. The rooms are nicely done and there's everything you need but it does feel like the owners left thirty years ago It's very close to Robertson and in a vineyard//stud farm,...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank HHH666Y
Management response:Responded 12 April 2018

We appreciate your honest assessments and have included them in our budget planning. To help our guest to enjoy the view whilst chilling on the long veranda we have installed 3 overhead fans - the moving air currents are successfully keeping the flies away. Whilst...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had the privilege to stay in Barry House for a weekend. Each of our group had a lovely bedroom and could enjoy the most lovely decor and antique furniture while being spoiled with all the modern facilities. The owners were friendly and welcoming and...More

Date of stay: November 2016
Thank Ilze P
Management response:Responded 31 January 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review! We love that you and your group appreciate the historic charm of Barry House on Riverton as much as we do. Good to hear that our staff were friendly and efficient and came up trumps with your home-baked bread...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Barry House is a delightful old family home on a beautiful horse farm. The house is wonderfully presented with ample space for large groups. The setting is outstanding, offering beauty and tranquility. We were lucky enough to witness a goal being born, which was fantastic....More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Angie047
Management response:Responded 28 November 2016

Very glad that you had the opportunity to experience that special moment of a foal being born and then taking its first wobbly steps! So awe inspiring! Thank you for your wonderful review and we look forward to welcoming you back to Barry House!

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Returning guests for the past four years. The only place we will ever stay. Exceptional stay, especially for a big group like ours.

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Anna078340
Management response:Responded 17 August 2016

Thank you! Always such a pleasure to have you and your wonderful friends on the farm! Very honoured that the little bundle of joy also joined you for his first stay at Barry House!

Reviewed 9 May 2016

We were 8 ladies staying 3 nights. What an awesome place. Lost each other often in this big house. More than enough space to sleep, place to bath or shower, place to play games and make a fire or sit outside in the garden with...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank williireland
Management response:Responded 13 May 2016

Thank you Langebaan Golfing Girls! It was a such a pleasure meeting you all and experiencing the unbeatable dynamic between you! May your long and short games go from strength to strength and all bunkers be avoided when next we meet again. Glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 28 April 2016

This place is one of a kind, it is the old family home and that is exactly the feel you get when staying there...it's not just another holiday rental but it has charm and a fantastic atmosphere. There is plenty of space for larger groups,...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank FlyingGonzo_10
Management response:Responded 6 May 2016

Thank you! It warms our hearts that you have described Barry House so perfectly! It is a well loved rambling home from a bygone era when families were huge and visitors didn't just pop in, they stayed for days. So glad you all enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 23 August 2015

Just left Barry House and want to go back! Had such a wonderful weekend here with 10 friends and 3 little kiddies. The house is huge so we all had our own space and it is equipped with anything you may need. Every care was...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank NicholaCapeTown
Management response:Responded 6 May 2016

Thank you for your wonderful review! Glad that you found everything you needed to enjoy your weekend so that you could just relax on the porch with a glass of wine, good company, and the tantalising smell of the braai!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Optional
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Paper Towels Provided
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Porch
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
The people in the picturesque Robertson area are warm and friendly. Wine tasting is usually offered at no charge. Viljoensdrift wine estate also offers picnic lunches to be enjoyed on board a river cruise down the Breede. Nerina offers authentic South African cuisine breakfasts, lunches & sundown dinners on board a barge. Birds Paradise has 300 cages of exotic birds and animals with a play park for the children to enjoy whilst the adults enjoy the tea room. Breakfast or partake of a low GI lunch under the pepper trees or in air conditioned luxury at neighbouring Bon Courage wine estate. Celebrate sun down at Mo & Rose whilst strolling through their extensive cactus garden.
Getting around
Contact us to arrange a wine tour. However to really explore the area it is advisable to rent a car at the airport. Due to the vastness of the country South Africa's transport system is not that convenient.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Barry House on Riverton

  • Barry House on Riverton is able to accommodate up to 14 guests. See all property details.

  • Barry House on Riverton has 5 bathrooms available. See all property details.

  • Barry House on Riverton has 6 bedrooms available. See all property details.

  • Stays at Barry House on Riverton must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.