Sun Cottage - Fouriesburg, Eastern Free State

Self-catering
Fouriesburg Accommodation
Fouriesburg, Eastern Free State

Sun Cottage

Fouriesburg, Eastern Free State - Accommodation

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Sun Cottage in Fouriesburg

Sun Cottage is a charming thatched cottage nestled in the farmlands of the Eastern Free State Highlands and overlooking the majestic Maluti Mountains. It is situated on a working organic farm. Sun Cottage is quiet and peaceful, and it is set in its own secluded garden. We will show you around the farm and explain the concepts of organic farming with garlic, sheep, pigs, chickens, earthworms and bees.

The cottage has spectacular, ever-changing views of the mountains and it is self-catering with a fully-equipped kitchen. There is a cosy fireplace in the open-plan living room and you can relax and enjoy the scenic braai area. We are a short and spectacular drive from Clarens and Golden Gate. Lesotho and the ski slopes are also close by. There are lots of things to do and see in the area and we will gladly help you organise your activities.

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at Sun Cottage,Fouriesburg, Eastern Free State

Facilities
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Cosy
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Pet Friendly
Activities Nearby
  • 4 X 4 Trails
  • Bird Watching
  • Fishing
  • Fishing - Fly
  • Fishing - Freshwater
  • Game Drives
  • Health & Fitness
  • Horse Riding
  • Paddling - Whitewater-Rafting
  • Quad Biking
  • River Rafting/Expedition
  • Snowboarding/Skiing
  • Trekking
  • Trout Fishing
  • Walking

Nearby Towns:

Alternative accommodation near Fouriesburg, Eastern Free State

TOWN, REGION DURATION DISTANCE
Fouriesburg, Eastern Free State Current Current
Clarens, Eastern Free State 33 mins 36.4 km
Bethlehem, Eastern Free State 43 mins 48.4 km
Ficksburg, Eastern Free State 48 mins 53.0 km
Clocolan, Eastern Free State 1 hour 12 mins 82.7 km
Rosendal, Eastern Free State 1 hour 0 mins 82.8 km
Phuthaditjhaba, Eastern Free State 1 hour 16 mins 87.9 km
Senekal, Eastern Free State 1 hour 22 mins 95.1 km
Kestell, Eastern Free State 1 hour 8 mins 97.0 km
Marquard, Eastern Free State 1 hour 36 mins 114 km

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 28° 12' 59.8" E / 28° 37' 58.7" S

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Driving to Sun Cottage in Fouriesburg, Eastern Free State

Departing: Bloemfontein Airport
Address: Bloemfontein Airport (BFN), Unnamed Road, Bloemfontein, 9301, South Africa
Distance: 0.6 km / Duration: 2 hours 29 mins
1.Head south1.1 km
2.At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit0.6 km
3.Turn left to merge onto N8 toward Maseru120 km
4.Continue straight onto R26115 km
5.Slight right toward R71170 m
6.Slight right onto R7111.5 km
7.Turn right0.3 km
8.Turn right0.6 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

Bloemfontein Airport - Bloemfontein

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President Jacob Zuma renamed Bloemfontein International Airport to Bram Fischer International Airport on 13 December 2012. Bram Fischer was a lawyer notable for anti-apartheid activism.

Bram Fischer International Airport caters for more than 400 000 passengers per year and is only 15 kilometres from Bloemfontein city centre.

Reviews for Sun Cottage

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Good acomadashon and nice people plus goog friends of mine

review by Super Skater sedastian w f

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review by Fritz Kerkhoff

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review by Marinda S

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review by Marinda

"Over prized!"

We enjoyed our stay, view, fire place and dog BUT: 1. No Name Sign on main road at turn off. 2. Dirt road in bad condition for a normal car (middle man and hobbles to high). 3. No proper storage space in kitchen for groceries. 4. Fridge - photo on web page misleading - too small and no space for bottles (space in door - broken). Only 2 shelves. 5. Steps inside cottage not visible in photo on web, not of normal height (friend 58yrs old, walking with crutches and had to move up and down between living area and bathroom/bedroom. 6. 1 x Cupboard and dressing table was full of extra linen. We couldn't unpack on day of arrival. Only the next afternoon after we asked the host, she came and remove stuff. 7. Place and carpets not properly cleaned - very dusty. During our stay of 5 nights, after asking, cottage was only cleaned once. After asking, I was informed they service the cottage only after departure. 8. After indicating that we are 3 adults, 2 F and 1 M sleeping seperately, the accommodation was not really suitable. The sleeper couch wasn't made up and no proper instructions were given. It was only mentioned that we had to put a wooden sheet under the mattress (MATRESS VERY THIN). An extra rolled mattress was supplied but so heavy, we couldn't lift it. All bedding was next to the couch in a plastic zipper bag. 9. Curtains in bad status - not hooked properly - looks untidy. 10. NO proper safe parking for vehicle. 11. Toilet door doesn't close. Have to use key everytime.
Thank You

Establishment's response:

Dear Werna

Thank you for your feedback. We always appreciate hearing from our guests.

I have noted and will attend to the toilet door, curtain hooks, sign post & fridge rack, thank you. The fridge is the same one we have always had in the cottage so it definitely is the one in the online photo!

I make every effort to only advertise what is available:
The Sun Cottage website does not say that it is disabled friendly
Nor that it is serviced.
I do not advertise lock-up parking.
The description clearly says, one bedroom...and a sleeper couch in the open plan lounge-kitchen This implies a communal area that can be used as a sleeping area - with a sleeper couch that is not made up as it is used as a couch during the day.
As advertised we are on a farm so there is a dust road. I use the road with my Mazda sedan.

The carpets and floors were most definitely cleaned on the day of your arrival and midway through your stay. Please remember that August is a windy, dusty month in the Free State!

If you had brought your problems to me at the time of your stay, I could have moved the linen earlier, helped with the sleeper couch and dealt with any other concerns you had at the time.

We are, however, glad that you enjoyed your stay and our beautiful view despite the points you outline above.
Kind regards
Sarah


review by Werna Crause

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Neat farmyard getaway

review by Fredrik Cooper

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4 1/2 stars. Excellent accommodation. Fully-equipped and very secure.Friendly dogs.Stunning fireplace with lots of wood.Warm, comfortable bed.Relaxing views from patio.Fresh, country air!

review by Cedric Van Dyk, South Africa

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