Jan Harmsgat Country House

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What We Say
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
"Perfect choice"
20 May 2017
By Assaf B, Tel Aviv, Israel
"We stayed one night in Jan Harmsgat Country House. It is perfectly located on the eastern side of the wine region, off the N2, and thus enabled a perfect starting point for visiting that region on..."
"Beautiful country house!"
09 May 2017
By MelisDen
"We stayed 2 nights at this beautiful country house. What a great experience! It exceeded all our expectations. The attention to detail all round, beautiful setting, friendly and attentive service..."
"Lovely place spoiled entirely by very busy road"
26 Apr 2017
By Magriet11, Cape Town Central
"I had heard that this was a great place to stay for peace and quiet as well as good food. It is a nice place with very friendly staff and the food is good if not exceptional. The actual farm and..."
"A wonderful place"
24 Apr 2017
By kw389, Hameln
"Excellent in every way. Food, service, wine , the location- everything is outstanding good. The very personal service and the attention on everything a guest might need or like is outstanding.The..."
17 Apr 2017
By Rebecca C
"Jan Harmsgat is the perfect place to relax in the lap of luxury and be spoilt. The style is a mixture of old and new - done perfectly. Absolute class. All the staff are amazing, always friendly and..."
01 Apr 2017
By Lynette U
"A must see and stay on your next trip to the Swellendam/Bonnievale area. Wonderful staff. The rooms are stunning with all you need. Enjoy a wonderful breakfast in fresh air under the beautiful..."
"We disappeared into a dream world..."
31 Mar 2017
By Tamsyn B
"Only 2 and a half hours out of Cape Town, but feels more than a life style away. If you don't believe me, then look up at the night sky. Millions of Stars shinning down on this delightful country..."
"Great place worth spending a couple nights!"
27 Mar 2017
By Kellibaresall, Scottsdale, Arizona
"We loved it here, only stayed one night and weren't ready to leave the next day. The staff are so accommodating and willing to make your stay special in any way. They packed us a little picnic..."
"This is what GREAT is all about"
22 Mar 2017
By Ulrich E S, Cape Town Central
"Jan Harmsgat is one of the bests country houses I have ever stayed in . Its class and oozes class . If you want something special .....This is it . Nestled among Pecan nut trees and a vineyard its a..."
"Two night at the Country House"
13 Mar 2017
By Carol T, Boston, Massachusetts
"A beautiful place but then I'm a sucker for Cape Dutch architecture! Lovely room. The staff very attentive when the first room was unacceptable because of a problem with the Little worrying that..."