Driefontein - Vrede, Eastern Free State

Vrede Accommodation
Vrede, Eastern Free State


Vrede, Eastern Free State - Accommodation

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Driefontein in Vrede

Driefontein is a lovely working farm offering a self-catering cottage set along a dam, situated 24 km east of Vrede. The cottage consists of two bedrooms, a private bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and a lounge area. There are also braai facilities outside for some fun social gatherings.

The biggest feature here is the absolute peace and tranquility, away from the busy city life. There are numerous hikes, mountain biking trails, areas for caving, abseiling and rock climbing in the area, whilst the town offers a number of activities that require little effort, such as quaint little pubs, restaurants and arts and crafts shops.

The pretty little town of Vrede lies in what is described as the 'spine' of the Drakensberg, surrounded by rolling hills covered in highveld grasses, and home to a particularly striking sandstone church. Situated just off the N3 northeast of Harrismith and virtually on the border with Mpumalanga, Vrede is on the main route from Johannesburg via Newcastle to the North Coast and is thus an automatic stopover.

A visit to Driefontein Guest Cottage could include, trout fishing from your front door, hiking- trails, bird watching at the nearby Seekoeivlei-Resort 45km from Driefontein, golf, bowls, tennis, squash courts in Vrede

Roads ideally suited for cycling and our biggest asset is the peace and tranquility of the Eastern Free State.

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at Driefontein,Vrede, Eastern Free State

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Hiking
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises

Nearby Towns:

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 29° 16' 12.2" E / 27° 31' 51.8" S

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Driving to Driefontein in Vrede, Eastern Free State

Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport
Address: O.R. Tambo International Airport, O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa
Distance: 2.0 km / Duration: 2 hours 11 mins
1.Head northwest0.5 km
2.Keep right at the fork to continue on Exit 46, follow signs for R24/Johannesburg0.6 km
3.Continue onto R24
Partial toll road
8.4 km
4.Merge onto N12/R24
Toll road
1.1 km
5.Take exit 113 for N3 S/N12 toward M2/Kimberley/Germiston/Durban
Toll road
1.2 km
6.Merge onto N3 Eastern Bypass/N12/N3
Toll road
7.3 km
7.Keep left at the fork to continue on N3, follow signs for Heidelberg/Durban/N17/Springs
Partial toll road
142 km
8.Take exit 133 for R34 toward Vrede/Frankfort
Toll road
0.9 km
9.Turn left onto R3413.2 km
10.Turn right onto R103/R3414.9 km
11.Turn left onto R3413.6 km
12.Turn right to stay on R3415.0 km
13.Turn left4.4 km
14.Slight right2.0 km

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O.R. Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg

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OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg is the busiest airport in South Africa and Africa, with about 17 million passengers coming through every year. Johannesburg International as it was known previously, was renamed in 2006 to honour the memory of Oliver Reginald Tambo, contributor to the liberation of South Africa.

OR Tambo International Airport is 20-minutes away from the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg and 45 minutes from Sandton unless you take the gautrain which takes only 15 minutes to get to Sandton.

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