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Accommodation Reviews

Reviews about our Farm Accommodation on the Theewaterskloof Dam in Villiersdorp

The Farm Cottage 

We publish the 20 latest reviews of our self-catering accommodation directly from AirBnB.

Yes, the farm cottages themselves (Fig for sunrise and Willow for sunset) are a bit close to the main road that feeds the town (it gets very quiet at night), but this is soon forgotten should your aim be to explore the countryside and wander the pear orchards and swim or relax at either of the dams.

We are the most conveniently located cottage to stay at should you wish to experience the Theewaterskloof Dam, the valley and the surrounding towns.

Find quietness at the Private Pear Dam with hammock, benches,  barbecue spot, canoes and rolling lawn. The pear dam is the best spot to laze about and watch the kids and dogs play – of course we are pet friendly too.

Drinks and Dogs at Pear Dam

  The accommodation is as described, really nice location and peaceful for someone who wants to get away for leisure or do some work. It's near a road and there is... read more

thumb Ryan
April 1, 2024

  Spent only 1 night with teens. Very comfterble, neat and clean! easy accessible from main road. Beautiful surroundings . overall great experience! Will book again.

thumb Anel
March 23, 2024

  Everything you need for a short get away!

thumb Del & Camie
March 15, 2024

  De Rust hosts welcome guests with warmth and attention to detail. Gestures like gifts for the guests (farm products, rusks, wine etc) and a wonderfully comfortable bed make it... read more

thumb Bridget-Ann
February 25, 2024

  Lovely little cottage to stay at with nice braai/outside area. Small kitchen and fridge, so small grocery amount but shops are very close for quick trip.
Pet friendly with even... read more

thumb Marli
January 21, 2024

  A great place for a family of 3/4. Jon was extremely helpful and everything was perfect. Thank you.

thumb Courtney
December 17, 2023

  Willow Cottage at De Rust is a true gem, perfectly mirroring its online photos. Nestled right next to Theewaterskloof Sports Club, it's an ideal spot for anyone looking to enjoy... read more

thumb Gosia
December 10, 2023

  The host isnt the best communicator. We paid double after Air bnb cancelled the booking. He said we had to make new booking via website. Paid double till today... read more

thumb Elaine
November 26, 2023

  Quaint little cottage in a beautiful part of the Western Cape. It had everything we needed and provided great value for money. We (dogs included) thoroughly enjoyed a picnic next... read more

thumb Jacquelise
November 19, 2023

  Will stay there again

thumb Natasja
November 5, 2023

  We had a beautiful walk to the dam. Our labrador enjoyed the farm life and appreciated the doggy treats! Very easy check in process.

thumb Elizabeth
July 17, 2022

  Another awesome visit. Thanks to Teresa for being an amazing co-host!

thumb Kelly
May 15, 2022

  Great quaint peaceful farmstay! Teresa, the co-host is fantastic and so is Jon-Jon's communication. We'll definitely be back!

thumb Shaakira
May 2, 2022

  We had a lovely stay. The cottage was clean and well equipped and the hosts were friendly and responded quickly. They also offered advice and booklets on what to do... read more

thumb Ilani
April 17, 2022

  Fantastic stay.
We felt so welcome.
Loved the heated towel....spoilt.
Had everything one needs.
No complications.

thumb Monique
April 10, 2022

  Great place, definitely can unwind. Communication from host is consistent

thumb Melanie
March 21, 2022

  Great location, beautiful view.

thumb Annette
March 8, 2022

  Beautiful and welcoming

thumb Megan
February 27, 2022

  We had an great time staying at Jon Jons farm. Spacious cottage in a great location to visit the surrounding nature and 1 super comfortable bed. The picnic across the... read more

thumb Austin
February 26, 2022

  Excellent stay, cottage is comfortable and fully equipped with all you need. The braai area at Willow is lovely. The Dam is across the road and you get to drive... read more

thumb Melinda
February 20, 2022

  Very Nice place to stay and you get the farm feel. Kids enjoyed yard ro play in and walk amongst the pear trees. definitely recommend to other to try this... read more

thumb Zahn
February 13, 2022

  Perfect little cottage and doggy friendly 🙂 we enjoyed the private dam and the garden!

thumb Julia
February 8, 2022

  Jon-Jon war ein netter Gastgeber. Nur leider sind einige Dinge etwas missverständlich. Man hat das Cottage nicht für sich allein und lebt quasi Tür an Tür mit anderen Gästen direkt... read more

thumb Ricarda
January 18, 2022

  Really cool place nice vibe has everything you need and fence so your dog has space to okay and not get too far away. Peaceful if you just need to... read more

thumb Michael
January 2, 2022

  we spent most of our 4 days hiking,swimming at the pear dam and walking to the sports club.The traffic did not bother us at all. My dogs really enjoyed the... read more

thumb Zoë
December 31, 2021

  The description that says think as if you'reliving on a yacht, was very apt LOL. WiFi is really terrible, and the facilities are basic but it has everything you need... read more

thumb Colette
December 18, 2021

  Great cottage, we loved our time there

thumb Kyle
December 12, 2021

  definitely recommend the cottage for anyone who wants to visit the area. Neat and beautiful and everything you need if you wanna get away from the busy city.

thumb Monique
November 28, 2021

  My wife and I really enjoyed our stay at Jon-Jon's. Everything was great. We enjoyed Braaiing in the evening accompanied by Beautiful views.

thumb Robert
November 24, 2021

  Really chilled host, we booked this place last minute and the response was really quick. Cute cottage, has everything you need. There are some beautiful hikes around.

thumb Camilla
November 21, 2021

  Beautiful surroundings, safe and enclosed for dogs.
Relaxing at the dam is a must.
On the main road, however traffic noise isn’t a major issue.

thumb Kelly
November 8, 2021

  Lovely quaint cottage had a great time family bonding our staffy loved the space and garden area most of all hehe

thumb Safiyyah
November 4, 2021

  A wonderful place to stay. Close to town but far enough out of town to have a farm feel. Great place for a jog along the water edge too.

thumb James
October 17, 2021

  What a beautiful area! And wonderful opportunities for hiking and walking. Our dog thoroughly enjoyed himself. We hiked some way up the mountain behind the picnic area. The cottage is... read more

thumb Erin
October 3, 2021

  Really nice. Thank you so much. My partner loved it. Our dogs loved it and I loved it as well. Very good to relax.

thumb Ilitch
September 21, 2021

  Quaint cottage on a farm. The farm is across the road and one has free and easy access to the farm across the road. You can walk to the edge... read more

thumb Kanshukan
September 12, 2021

  Very good location and host was great in communication. Cottage was perfect.

thumb Anton
August 29, 2021

  A lovely experience. As mentioned it is quite close to the main road but the farm itself is stunning. Beautiful views and great for walking with a dog.

thumb Sarah
August 22, 2021

  This was absolutely amazing!
Everything you would posibly like to ever ask, is in the manual. We appreciated the thorough instructions and everything was clear.
The house has everything... read more

thumb Lilian
August 9, 2021

  We really enjoyed our stay at the cottage, centrally situated it was perfect for our stay in the Cape. The Villiers Dorp area, situated close to the Theewater Dam is... read more

thumb Cynthia
August 7, 2021