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 Little Piece of Paradise!"
08 Nov 2019
By Jayne F
"This was our fourth visit, and it didn’t disappoint. We felt like it was a home away from home.There are not enough superlatives to describe the kindness and thoughtfulness that everyone put into our..."
"Beautiful stopover at Jan Harmsgat"
17 Oct 2019
By Stuart1198, Maldon, United Kingdom
"We were booked into this accommodation by our travel agent and were not disappointed a beautiful house in a beautiful setting on our Garden Route tour, our only disappointment was that we were only..."
"Pampered heaven"
13 Oct 2019
By Eibbob, London England
"Super experience staying on this pomegranate, pecan nut and wine farm. Lovely accommodation. very high quality and delicious food. We enjoyed the wine tasting and the trip around the farm all..."
13 Oct 2019
By athena W
"We attended a wedding and stayed at Jan Harmsgat overnight. It was just lovely. Staff are super on the ball, warm and friendly. Accommodation is charming - gorgeous bedroom set in beautiful grounds..."
"An escape from the hustle and bustle of Student life."
02 Oct 2019
By DarrenNM37, Stellenbosch
"It was the perfect weekend away where we as a bunch of friends could just relax, enjoy the scenery and the superb hospitality of Jan Harmshgat. The food was scrumptious, the accommodation fit for a..."
"Great Getaway"
27 Sep 2019
By Getaway569545
"We have received personal attention from the time we arrived until we left. Room was great with fresh flowers, stocked mini bar, fresh fruit etc. The farm trip was great , the biggest pomegranate..."
"Foodie getaway - hidden gem!"
23 Sep 2019
By Mark12355io, Cape Town Central
"Fantastic dinner and breakfast with wine tasting and farm tour. I did a cycle around the farm as well. JHG wines are really good. Great ambiance superb service - our car was even washed without us..."
"Exceeded expectations"
22 Sep 2019
By eharms644529
"An overnight stop turned out to be a lovely,unexpected, luxuary experience. Exceeded our expectations. Wonderful staff. Loved the bath. Attention to small detail made it special.Will definately..."
"Jan Harmsgat"
21 Sep 2019
By hgotze, Hermanus
"We enjoyed our stay immensely. The food, wine and the staff were top class. Will see you again! The only suggestion we might have for the room (6) we were in, is that there could be a mounted double..."
17 Sep 2019
By Doreen M, Johannesburg
"I was absolutely bowled over by this exquisite guesthouse, situated on one of the oldest and most historical farms in the area. Comfort and luxury is a priority and that shows in the attention to..."