Jan Harmsgat Country House

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Jan Harmsgat Guest Farm has seen a renaissance that captures its rich past, in a way that fits in with the discerning travellers needs: Space, charm and an unsurpassed opportunity to indulge in an authentic country ambience and history. Guests are treated to understated elegance and comfort, combining the power of its original meter thick walls, yellowwood details, and authentic "Overberg" style while having every modern convenience available. The indulgence does not stop with the accommodation but is carried throughout your experience. We have 10 beautifully decorated rooms which are situated in three different buildings, all have Flat screen TVs with selected DStv package and free WiFi.Restaurant 1723: All overnight guests are treated to a Jan Harmsgat Breakfast, which includes fresh fruit parfait topped with homemade muesli and yogurt, followed by hot breakfast of their choice, fresh squeezed juice and fresh brewed coffee or tea. Lunch and dinner menu changes frequently as the kitchen utilizes fresh produce grown in its own garden. Our Restaurant is open to the public. With the Jan Harmsgat chefs creating 4-course dinner menus, every guest is sure to be filled with delight.Jan Harmsgat is registered and has been awarded the Fair Trade in Tourism S.A Trademark.This exclusive country house is on an historic, working wine, fruit and game farm, situated between the towns of Swellendam and Ashton on the R-60, at the foot of the mighty Langeberg Mountains.
TripAdvisor ® Traveller Reviews
"A one night spontaneous stop over"
15 Jan 2020
By linellec2017, Cape Town
"We had driven passed here many times and always wanted to stop over and this time we did. Were fortunate enough to get a last minute booking. Rooms were lovely, except one bathroom did not have hot..."
"Very special farmhouse"
15 Jan 2020
By grande2020
"This is a lovely facility; the rooms are beautifully arranged and the food is great. The hospitality shown by the staff is first class; every one is made to feel welcome and all of your needs are..."
"Jan Harmsgat"
14 Jan 2020
By CL773WP
"My wife & I went there for our wedding anniversary. We truly had a wonderful experience. The hospitality was wonderful & the food was amazing. I will go there again without second thoughts. The wine..."
12 Jan 2020
By JohanViljoen, Somerset West
"We were expecting 5 star standard. But many areas of improvement required. Pool and gardens neglected. Bedoom curtains comes off the rails. Bed linen is worn. Picnick under pecannut trees not an..."
"A wonderful retreat ..."
05 Jan 2020
By Lisa W
"We stayed here for 1 night and it was quite simply a little gem. Located on the outskirts of Cape Town and situated at the foot hills of the Langeberg mountain the scenery is simply stunning. Have..."
"Absolute Gem"
03 Jan 2020
By WanderLust669, Cape Town
"Wonderful venue, very well looked after, really good dinners, don’t miss the wine tasting at 6pm, pool a must, excellent wines, comfiest beds, excellent location for wine and olive farms in the..."
"Wonderful getaway"
02 Jan 2020
By Amanda M, Holt, United Kingdom
"We had a brilliant time at Jan Harmsgat Country House enjoyed new year's Eve with them and found the food absolutely delicious and of course the most delicious pecan nut pie ???? I've ever tasted..."
"excellent country House"
13 Dec 2019
By Rolf & Else M, Roth, Germany
"we had a very nice stay in the Jan Harmsgat Country House. the whole staff was very friendly and very competent. very good restaurent, remarkable wine tasting, very nice location within fruit..."
"Relaxing. Peaceful."
09 Dec 2019
By Safari66667747026, Addlestone, United Kingdom
"This was a last minute booking but we had a lovely room. The food was excellent and the staff are very friendly. Make sure you make the short farm tour. Also try the pomegranate juice and the..."
"Perfect breakaway"
08 Dec 2019
By sonjasN7695LR, St. George, Utah
"Had a lovely stay at Jan Harmsgat Country House - above excellent service from ordering drinks from the swimming pool, to exquisite food. Upon leaving we even found someone washing our car! Loved our..."