Located in a vibrant area of Johannesburg, our roomy cottage in a beautiful garden setting offers a comfortable bedroom, well appointed dining area kitchenette and an en-suite bathroom with all expected amenities.
Welcome to our little haven of comfort and convenience! Set in a beautiful, secluded and lush flower and vegetable garden, our two-person cottage located next to the house we live in offers visitors a safe, centrally located stay-over that’ll ensure your visit to Johannesburg is both hassle-free and memorable.
The cottage is a spacious 50 square meter living area featuring a kitchenette, dinning area, comfortable bedroom and modern en-suite bathroom with shower. The kitchenette includes a fridge, microwave oven, one plate induction table top stove, toaster, crockery and utensils. You’ll also find a ready supply of ground coffee and South Africa's famous Rooibos tea! If you stay longer than three days, a complementary bottle of South African wine will await you on your arrival.
In summer you can have meals outside in any of the three outside garden patio areas. The bedroom features a comfortable double bed with crisp linen and duvet. The room also includes a hair dryer, extra blanket, towels and television with movie channels. In colder months you will find warm cosy winter linen, an electric blanket and a heater to keep you snug. There are many extras that make it a home away from home - loads of books to read, and a large selection of music CDs with sound system. It goes without saying that the WiFi is free and fast, making communication with your loved once at home easy!
You’ll also be within a five minute walk from our local shopping mall with a post-office, supermarket, banks, and the best fish and chips shop in town! It is ideally located for exploring Johannesburg, and perfect for the professional traveller visiting Johannesburg for work or study.
The University of Johannesburg and Wits University takes less than five minutes to get to, and the SABC, Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital and various NGO offices are all a short drive away from the cottage. Because we’re centrally located most sightseeing attractions and places of interest are within easy reach and only a short ride away.
The Apartheid Museum and Gold Reef City, and the attractions of the rejuvenated Johannesburg CBD and the arts districts of Newtown and Braamfontein are all reachable in less than fifteen minutes drive. For transport, we’re a mere ten minute drive from the Gautrain Park Station where you can catch either a taxi, Uber or the famous tourism red bus for a day trip around Johannesburg's main attractions.
The cottage is on a minibus taxi route to Newtown and SAB World of Beer museum. Uber is well established in Johannesburg, and are normally only three minutes away to take you anywhere at a reasonable price.
Interaction with guests
Please let us know your approximate arrival time beforehand so that we can make arrangements to meet you at the cottage. We'll then show you around and share a few tips and tricks about the area, what to see, where to eat, and help you with specific requests you may have.
Other things to note
Our cottage is walled and has an alarm system to ensure you're safe and secure at all times.
Washing of clothes at an additional fee.
Guests will receive fresh linen and towels weekly.
Cleaning of the cottage will be done biweekly.