At Stanford Hills cottages children of all ages are welcome! Linen, bath towels and some firewood are provided. Please bring own towels for swimming in the dams.
We are a pet-friendly establishment.
Guests are welcome to explore the farm and enjoy the natural flora and fauna of the area.
Accommodation is all fully equipped for self-catering, should you not feel like cooking the farm restaurant The Tasting Room serves breakfast and lunch 7 days a week from 8.30am to 5.00pm, book on 072 639 6135.
Picnic baskets, welcome platters and drinks can be delivered to your accommodation by prior arrangement.
Rates are subject to change without prior notification and inclusive of standard rate VAT @15%.
Please note: Bookings over long weekends and school holidays must be for at least 2 nights.
Check in – from 2pm onwards on day of arrival
Prior arrangements need to be made, guests are kindly requested to inform the office of their estimated time of arrival. Please phone reception 30 minutes prior to arrival. This way you are ensured that the check in can be arranged without delays. Please find the telephone number in the bookings confirmation email
Check out – before 10am on day of departure
Facilities on site
- Wifi at the restaurant
- Pet friendly
- Restaurant on the property
- Babysitting available (on request)
- Children’s play area
- Housekeeping services
- Credit Card Facilities
Activities on site
- Swimming and boating
- Wine Tasting
- Horse Riding
- Bass Fishing in the top dam
- Hiking (2 x 5km trails)
- Whale watching from the sky
- Mountain biking
Guests to prepare themselves. Delivered to your accommodation.
Breakfast Basket ‘Cook Your Own’
R130 per adult | R 90 per child (0 to 12 yrs)
Freshly Baked Croissant served with preserves and butter, Homemade Muesli, Fresh Seasonal Fruit, Bulgarian Yogurt, Honey, Eggs, Bacon, Erwin’s Homemade Cheese Griller Sausage, White and Brown bread, milk, juice.
Traditional South African Braai Pack
R190 per adult | R125 per child (0 to 12 yrs)
200g Beef Rump Steak, Traditional Boerewors Sausage, Chicken Kebab, Locally produced beetroot and butternut Salad, Traditional Greek Salad, Homemade garlic and cheese Roll.
Stanford Hills has a very popular restaurant on the estate, The Tasting Room, which serves breakfast and lunch. Full range of chalkboard menu items available at on-site restaurant, menu also available as takeaways.
Personalised picnic baskets are also available, choose from Mezze menu or lunch time menu at The Tasting Room.
The surrounding area has a wealth of acclaimed restaurants, including Grootbos, Springfontein and Marianas.
The restaurant has a reputation for laid back fun, with the emphasis on fresh and inventive food of an exceptionally high standard. The chalkboard menu changes daily according to what is locally fresh and available, including items from our own vegetable garden.
The farm also produces Proteas and Pincushions, which are endemic to South Africa. So, from July through November the farm is filled with these colourful blooms.
The farm offers horse-riding, hiking and even whale-watching by air in a small airplane which takes off from the farm’s private landing strip. You can also have a swim in a farm dam, try your hand at fishing, or simply lie in bed and listen to the birds.
The charming town of Stanford is overlooked by the Klein River Mountains. It is famous for it’s award winning eateries and has an eclectic mix of art galleries, breweries and wine farms, all with fantastic views of this valley area. Stanford is in close proximity to Hermanus, considered as one of the best whale watching destinations in the world. This is also a treat for the adventurous types, as there are mountain bike trails, horse riding, shark cage diving and boat cruises, all within the area.