Well-known guest house in the Cederberg area: for sale

Well-known guest house in the Cederberg area

Clanwilliam, Western Cape, South Africa


5 800 000 ZAR

Agent: Cliff Jacobs - Managing Principal Estate Agent & CEO (Nat.Dpl.Hotel Man (UJ). M.P.R.E.)
Agent Cellphone: +27 (0) 84 413 1071 / +27 (0) 61 716 6951
Agent Office Number: +27 (0) 21 554 0283
Agent Email Address: cliff@exquisitehotelconsultants.com
Type: Guest House
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5
Parking: 5
Yield: Not Disclosed
TGCSA Rating: 4 Star

This establishment is more than a B&B or guest house: it is a home with a reputation for comfort, personal attention, friendliness and helpfulness.

Country Setting

Overlooking an orange orchard, between the Olifants and Jan Dissels rivers, the air there is clean and clear, and the light has magical qualities.

Beautiful Garden and Swimming Pool 

All five of the suites open to the garden, the centre of which is a huge wild fig tree. This tree is well over a hundred years old, and gives the lodge its own ambience of peace and protection. Guests are welcome to relax in the garden around the fish pond, to use the splash pool and to enjoy drinks on the shaded verandah or in the guest lounge in the hundred year old section of the lodge. 

Hearty Meals 

Jams, warm bread, fresh muffins, muesli, all home-made, contribute to a delightful breakfast. Dinners which are by arrangement are an outstanding highlight of a visit to this establishment. Guests return regularly to enjoy thepreparation of the freshest ingredients in ways that enhance their natural flavours. Having drinks on the patio or at the fish-pond in the late afternoon, watching the light change from gold to pink to dark-blue is a favourite past-time of guests.  This establishmkent is fully licenced and good wines are available.

The bedrooms, all en-suite, have open rafters, and each bedroom has its own ambience and aroma of thatch.. Bedrooms open onto the garden, close to the splash pool, and are large, each with its own attractive décor, generous seating area and linen of the finest quality. 

Luxuriously Equipped 
Bedrooms have 6 channels of TV, air-conditioning and heating, tea, coffee and hot chocolate tray, gourmet rooibos experience, kettle, fridge, hair dryer and wall safe. 
Honey and rooibos toiletries are available in the bathrooms.

Complimentary Internet Access
Complimentary access to the internet on the guest computer and via Wi-Fi connectivity.

This establishment is 4-star rated by the TGCSA. 

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Key features

Exquisite Hotel Consultants is pleased to market a well-known guest house in the Cederberg area. Established for more than 20 years, it has moved from strength to strength in respect of upgrading from 3 to 4 stars, increasing turnover by almost 200 percent during this time, and increasing occupancy to an average of between 62 and 65 percent annually. Figures may be made available to serious buyers on signing of non-disclosure.

There is an owners house which includes the dining room, a lounge, the office with a cedar wood fireplace, the kitchen, a bedroom and an en-suite bathroom. The stairs lead to two or three more bedrooms in the loft area, a bathroom, and a lounge area.

The guest wing is separate, each en-suite room opening onto the garden over which a huge wild fig tree has a commanding and impressive presence. There are five rooms, all furnished with 4 star features including bar-fridges, flat screen tv and Nespresso machines. The rooms are generously proportioned, with a lounge area. The ceilings are open to thatch.

Outstanding administrative structures are in place, including an online real-time booking system, a client base with repeat guests. The premises are licenced with an on-site liqour licence.

The general appeal of the business, the home and the setting include the following:

  • set in an area of vast, natural beauty, with the added benefit of a flower season which dramatically extends the business cycle.
  • situated in a very busy tourist town.
  • the town is on a dam frequently used for water sports.
  • the house and guest wing have a 120 year old history, with the related charm and character
  • the coast is 30 minutes away, with added attractions.
  • the town is en-route to Namibia which makes it an attractive stop-over.  
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Cliff Jacobs (Nat.Dpl.Hotel Man. (UJ). M.P.R.E.)

Managing Principal / CEO

Exquisite Hotel Consultants (Pty) Ltd

Mobile: +27 (0) 84 413 1071 / +27 (0) 61 716 6951
Landline: +27 (0) 21 554 0283
Skype: cliff.jacobs

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