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The Nelsbells Cottage

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Overview
4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Nelsbells Cottage situated within walking distance from the heart of Clarens offers self-catering accommodation in rustic Victorian-style. The main house comfortably accommodates 6 guests in 3 upstairs bedrooms. The first bedroom with a double bed leads out on to a wrap-around balcony, whilst the second bedroom has two single beds and the third bedroom a queen bed. All beds have electric blankets. There are two bathrooms in the main house, the first situated downstairs with a bath and toilet, and the second upstairs with a shower and toilet. The open-plan living area is comprised of a comfortable lounge with a fireplace for those winter evenings, and a cosy reading corner which leads out on to the wrap-around veranda. The kitchen is equipped with a kettle, fridge, gas & electric co...The Nelsbells Cottage situated within walking distance from the heart of Clarens offers self-catering accommodation in rustic Victorian-style. The main house comfortably accommodates 6 guests in 3 upstairs bedrooms. The first bedroom with a double bed leads out on to a wrap-around balcony, whilst the second bedroom has two single beds and the third bedroom a queen bed. All beds have electric blankets. There are two bathrooms in the main house, the first situated downstairs with a bath and toilet, and the second upstairs with a shower and toilet. The open-plan living area is comprised of a comfortable lounge with a fireplace for those winter evenings, and a cosy reading corner which leads out on to the wrap-around veranda. The kitchen is equipped with a kettle, fridge, gas & electric combo stove, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, cutlery and crockery. A DSTV premium bouquet package is available as well as a DVD player. The property includes braai facilities, secure parking and pets are welcome! In addition to the house guests have access to the garden flat, which has a queen bed comfortably accommodating 2 adults, tea- and coffee-making facilities, small minibar fridge, shower and toilet. The village of Clarens has become known as the 'Jewel of the Free State', attracting artists, photographers and nature lovers. The town is known for the many Art and Craft shops, offering a wide range of curios and original artwork, the sandstone buildings add to the picturesque atmosphere of the village. Clarens has become the ideal getaway for city dwellers from Johannesburg, Bloemfontein, and Durban, as these cities are all approximately 300 kilometres away. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Andrien B
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2015
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Reviewed 27 April 2021

What a beautiful treasure nestled in Clarens! The house is very cosy and the kitchen is stocked with all cutlery and crockery you could need and then some. Huge garden and quiet neighbourhood. Will definitely be going back.

Date of stay: April 2021
Thank MichelleS9599
Reviewed 2 March 2021

It was a breakaway for my birthday and the main item the agenda was quality family time. Grandma and grandpa stayed in the flat and the children and grandchildren in the house. We had an amazing time in a fully equipped house. I cannot wait...More

Date of stay: February 2021
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Reviewed 30 September 2020

I found this cottage online years ago and have wanted to stay ever since but never had an opportunity... until now! We spent a weekend with some friends at the cottage and it absolutely lived up to my expectations!! It’s so quaint, perfectly located close...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank tarynduncs
Reviewed 5 November 2019

The cottage fits perfectly into the experience of Clarens. The home is cosy and filled with antiques. The open plan lounge, kitchen and dining room make for easy flow and a social setting. Bedrooms are neat and we all slept well. Just make sure you...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Heidilararf
Reviewed 17 September 2019

The cottage is beautiful and very spacious! Very neat, clean and well equipped. We really enjoyed our stay and will definitely be returning soon. Thank you!

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank corras-neitjie-ne
Sightsee608456, VR Owner at The Nelsbells Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2019

Dear Corne Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are delighted to welcome you back in the not so distant future. Yours sincerely Andrien

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Reviewed 17 June 2019

What an amazing little gem this is. We were 8 people and fitted very comfortably in this home. This cozy little cottage is so full of character and homely comforts. It is well stocked with everything you need. The heaters, fireplace and hot water made...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Alison v
Sightsee608456, VR Owner at The Nelsbells Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2019

Dear Alison Reading your review warms our hearts. Thank you for the feedback and we look forward welcoming you back. Yours sincerely Andrien

Reviewed 30 May 2019

Thank you to Andrien and the Nells Bells team for making our stay superb. It was a positive experience for our family from booking to staying and departing from the beautiful blue house. We have returned two years in a row for special family celebrations.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Freedom47486604330
Sightsee608456, VR Owner at The Nelsbells Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2019

Thank you Zelda See you again soon.

Reviewed 21 May 2019

Great value for money, everything you can ever ask for. The rooms and living areas are spacious and very neatly kept, no need to look for something else.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Herman M
Sightsee608456, VR Owner at The Nelsbells Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2019

Thank you for reviewing our property. We look forward to your next stay. Yours sincerely Andrien

Reviewed 18 February 2019

So beautiful and nice. Very clean and cosy. All the bedrooms are upstairs. Great views. Close enough to town center to walk.

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank ElizmaC4
Sightsee608456, VR Owner at The Nelsbells Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review The Nelsbells Cottage. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 24 October 2018

We had a great braai on the stoep. Enough seating outside and inside. Fire place inside working 100% and gave wonderful heat throughout the house! Fully equipped laundry and kitchen with dishwasher. Lots of plates and cutlery available. Beautiful bedrooms upstairs. The decor throughout the...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank MarieS_designdesk22
Sightsee608456, VR Owner at The Nelsbells Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Dear Marie Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate it and hope to welcome you back soon. All the best. Andrien

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Suitable For Children Under 5
Linens Provided
Mountain Views
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Terrace
Towels Provided
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Nelsbells Cottage

The Nelsbells Cottage is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

The Nelsbells Cottage has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

The Nelsbells Cottage has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Nelsbells Cottage must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.