Thorn and Feather is a self- catering property rented on an exclusive basis – there are no other guests on the property during your stay. The property comprises of a series of stone buildings interlinked by well-maintained walkways. A design aimed at providing privacy and togetherness.
Three bedrooms/sleeping cabins
There are three separate stone cottages functioning as bedrooms. Cottage “ Astrid”: 1 x queen size bed + two single beds. Cottage “Annabelle”: 1 x queen sized bed + 1 x single bed. Cottage “Sam”: 1 x queen sized bed. There is a toilet and semi-outdoor bathroom linking with the largest cabin (Astrid cottage). All cottages are equipped with reading lights, fans and outdoor lighting with motion sensors.
Kitchen, dining, living, and entertainment
The main building includes a fully equipped kitchen, dining area; leading to an undercover porch / stoep with inside fireplace / braai. A large open deck overlooks the duiwenhoks river, with a circular fire-pit, and a plunge-pool on one side.
The bath house
A spectacular three-sided, spacious stone building with a transparent screen highlighting views of the Duiwenhoks River. The space contains a stone clad bath; shower, separate toilet and bathroom facilities. Piping hot water is supplied by a double boiler that is managed daily by staff without compromising guest privacy.
Decks, plunge pools
The open deck is connected to timber walkway linking with a partially shaded deck and pool. The pool water is filled from a fresh water spring every few days without the use of chemicals. There are sun recliners and other outdoor furniture.
River access, water sport gear and boating
Thorn & Feather has direct access to the Vermaaklikheid River (Duiwenhoks). The path winds under milkwood trees before passing through reeds to reach the water’s edge. There are places to moor water crafty and a set of stairs and hand railings at the high water mark. Guests wishing to launch boats will need to make use of one of two public slipways a few KM away. Children require supervision at all times, and the property & management do not accept liability for accidents and injury.