8km from Underberg, Blackbrook Self Catering Cottages comprise 3 self catering units: Dean’s Cottage, Struan’s Cottage and The Outlook. Each has its own fully fenced garden, so we welcome furry family members. We are situated conveniently close to all the amenities of the Southern Drakensberg, but being on a small working farm, have the peaceful tranquility required for a relaxing break from the city rat race.
Struan’s Cottage has a separate bedroom with a king size bed (twin beds on request) and a double bunk bed in the lounge. The bathroom has a large shower and toilet. Dean’s Cottage is 40m away; the separate bedroom has a kingsize bed and 1 single (en suite – shower/toilet); an open plan kitchen living area; shower, toilet and mezzanine level (3 beds) which overlooks the living area – king size bed arranged on request. Both are stone-clad, thick-walled, thatched cottages but no fireplaces; a portable gas heater is provided – you may provide your own 9kg gas cylinder or pay a fee/night should you use our gas cylinder; wall heaters (bedrooms), extra blankets and hot water bottles provided. DSTV Premium available. A minimum booking of 2 adults (both cottages) and 4 adults weekends and peak periods (Dean’s only) is applicable.
Close by is a dam stocked with bass and trout where guests may fish for free. A short walk away is another small dam (near the main house) which is stocked with trout. You may also fish here, but only fly fishing is allowed. Fishing is strictly on a catch and release basis only.
The Outlook is a 5 bedroom vacation home with magnificent views of the Southern Drakensberg into Lesotho. The jewel is the deck, which has a built in braai, a large table for leisurely family meals and a cozy lounge area for sundowners or a pot of tea and a good book. There are 2 bedrooms downstairs which open onto the deck (queen beds); 2 bathrooms (1 with bath and shower, 1 with shower only) and upstairs are 2 rooms with twin beds. The lounge/dining area is open plan with a fireplace and huge windows which brings the view into the lounge. The 5th bedroom en suite is tucked away behind the garage, has it’s own private patio and stunning mountain views. A kettle and cups are provided for the early morning cuppa without going into the main house. Twin beds on request. A minimum booking of 4 adults is applicable. This home is perfect for a large family or a combined family holiday.
You have everything you need in our holiday homes – a fully equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, 4 plate gas stove with oven, microwave oven, kettle, toaster, etc . The cottages have granite tops, braai and outside seating areas – please bring your own wood/charcoal. The Outlook has a beautiful custom-made cypress kitchen/dining top – firewood and charcoal are available for purchase on site.
Get away to the country, be seduced by the tranquility and vistas while the wild life, with their different calls, lull you to sleep at night.