Situated in the peaceful Thornvilla Wine farm in Breede Valley, between Robertson and McGregor, is the Fossil Hills Wine farm accommodation. The location is perfect for guests looking to get away from the city and enjoy a simple romantic or family getaway.
Thornvilla has been producing wine since the 1950’s and has been run by the Naudé family for more than three generations to date. The wine farm forms part of the McGregor Winery.
Fossil Hills has six self-catering cottages, one house and a guesthouse on offer for their guests.
All cottages are equipped with a bathroom with a bath or shower, an indoor and outdoor braai/fireplace (firewood provided), air-con, coffee and tea-making facilities, and an outdoor hot tub.
The Lavender Cottage can sleep two guests, which makes it perfect for couples.
The Fossil Hills Cottage sleeps four people, great for a family. Cats are welcome at the cottage and Springbok can be spotted in the fields.
The Aloe Cottage sleeps four people and can accommodate two in its Annex building. The Annex is equipped with two single beds that can be converted to a King-sized bed en-suite.
The Lemon Tree Cottage can sleep four people and has its own private little picnic spot by the dam. The cottage is equipped with a double-room and a sharing en-suite bathroom.
The Pinotage House is able to sleep a maximum of 16 people, with five bedrooms in the main house and three in the Annex. It has four en-suite bedrooms with two extra big bathrooms. There is air-con in all their rooms and warm blankets are provided in winter. This house is perfect for large families, reunions and wedding accommodation but is equipped for catering for 40 people. It has a big entertainment area, DStv, an indoor and outdoor braai/fireplace (firewood provided), swimming pool, air-con, an outdoor hot tub.
The Tango Guesthouse can sleep up to ten people; the main house can sleep four people while the Annex can sleep up to six people. The Guesthouse is equipped with a bathroom with a shower and bath, an indoor and outdoor braai/fireplace (firewood provided), air-con, coffee and tea-making facilities, and an outdoor hot tub. A fully-equipped kitchen and sitting room are also available.
The cottages have two mountain bikes each and fishing rods for recreational use. At the dam is a kayak for use. A wide range of outdoor activities are available at Fossil Hills for guests to enjoy. Activities include walking/hiking trails and mountain biking trails on the farm, bird-watching at the Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve 1km away, and wine tasting/safaris at the nearby wine farms. The historical town of McGregor is just 2km away and offers a pottery studio,an art gallery, cob house building, and visiting the famous ‘Eseltjiesrus’ donkey sanctuary.
To make a booking at Fossil Hills :
CONTACT NUMBER : 023 625 1743
CONTACT PERSON : INA NAUDE
CELL NUMBER : 082 474 8096
E-MAIL ADDRESS : firstname.lastname@example.org
WEBSITE : www.fossilhills.co.za
LOCATION : MCGREGOR, WESTERN CAPE