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
"Not very helpful at all…… and they still have our cash, which I hope they enjoyed."
10 Oct 2021
By MSB46, London, United Kingdom
"When COVID hit, we had to roll over our entire 2 week SA trip not once, but twice. Out of multiple properties who were all so accommodating and allowed to postpone and rebook 2x, this was the only..."
"Amazing stay"
05 Oct 2021
By 12lesleyn, Centurion
"A pleasant and personal welcome when we arrived. Francois the general manager, is very helpful, friendly and goes out of his way to make guests feel special. All the staff are super friendly. Very..."
"Great hospitality"
16 Aug 2021
By bikin632011, Cape Town
"We couldn't have asked for more from our host Francois. He couldn't do enough for us and his communication before our arrival was excellent. We also loved the service from the restaurant and the..."
"The people makes the place even more special"
20 Jun 2021
By hugoklaasen, Cape Town
"We had a amazing winter breakaway this past weekend at JHG! Amazing wine and picnics under the trees. The staff is what makes this amazing place even more special! Francois the general manager..."
14 Jun 2021
By nickussch
"We had an amazing time, all the staff were friendly and the food at Just Amy was amazing. Chef went out of his way to make it special. The JHG experience is highly recommended with the most beautiful..."
"Money well spent"
13 Apr 2021
By csmit832235, Cape Town Central
"We only slept one night with stil so much to see and do on this beautifull farm. Servive was excellent and staff very friendly. Rooms beautifully decorated with everything you might need. Will go..."
"What a gem!"
07 Apr 2021
By 4711Kim, Paarl
"We stayed for only one night, unfortunately. Francoise welcomed us so nicely and made us feel at home immediately. It is a beautiful place to visit, with great wines and good food to enjoy in the..."
"Special Stopover"
27 Mar 2021
By Helheath, Port Owen, Velddrif
"We have always just driven past and this time we wanted to meet up with a friend from Swellendam and this made it a very special occasion with dinner at Just Amy. Francois greeted us on arrival and..."
"An awesome experience"
16 Mar 2021
By Grandtourer123, Cape Town
"We booked online for Mardouw. Jan Harmsgat came up so we still booked, taking a chance as the info was a bit confusing. When we got there we went to the Mardouw entrance but had to go to Jan Harmsgat..."
"Marred by restaurant experience"
19 Feb 2021
By kajado, Cape Town Central
"I stayed here on the last night of a solo road trip but friends joined me for the night and we had the use of the 2 upstairs rooms in the Classic Quarters plus the lounge area between the rooms. The..."