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Cottage 1685
Shaded outdoor dining area with dinner table
Garden path at Rhodes Cottage, Boschendal
Rhodes Cottage sitting room
Bedroom in the Garden Annex
Kitchen shelves in the Garden Annex
Swimming pool and fish pond in the garden
View of the Drakenstein Mountains from Rhodes Cottage
Kitchen in the Garden Annex
Dining room in Rhodes Cottage
Rhodes Cottage gardens at Boschendal
Bathroom with bathtub and showers


South African Residents get 30% off our exclusive accommodation offerings, ideal for bigger groups.

08 January - 22 December 2021: R16 500 per night (excludes 02 - 04 April).

This historic cottage, built by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker, has been redecorated to give guests a chance to experience a piece of South African history.

Set under the imposing outline of the Simonsberg mountain, the cottage has magnificent views over the Boschendal Estate and the valley. The cottage is about 2 km from the main Werf. A large verandah, outside dining under the oaks and an eco-friendly swimming pool add to the relaxed feel of the property, which is a South African National Heritage Site.

Sleeps up to 6 people in the cottage and 4 people in the garden annex.

Rate includes the service of a housekeeper

Booking enquiries:

Tel: +27 (021) 870-4271

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Cottage 1685 - Rooms


Cottage 1685 has a spacious main house and charming garden annex where you can relax and take in the majestic scenery.

Main house: 3 bedrooms. 1 x king bed, 2 x king/twin bed. The 2 bedrooms inside the main house share a bathroom. The 3rd bedroom and bathhouse is attached to the main house but located in the courtyard.

Garden Annex: 2 ensuite bedrooms with king or twin beds - please advise us on booking which you would prefer.

The Personal Host’s room is on-site.