The Cottage of Solitude

Houtenrus is an ideal option for accommodation close to Tonteldoos.


The Houtenrus self-catering cottage is fully equipped to sleep four people.

It has a main bedroom with a second, small bedroom leading from the main bedroom. One double bed and cot is available in the main bedroom and a single, bunk bed for two in the second bedroom.


A bathroom, also accessible from the main bedroom, has a large bathtub, ideal for two people. Windows above the bathtub also allow for great views over the highlands landscape while soaking. A shower and toilet complement the bathroom.


The kitchen is equipped with all the basic necessities for a comfortable stay. There is a double sink for washing up dishes and a refrigerator. Cutlery, crockery, pots and pans are provided.

Lounge, Dining Room and Porch

A TV (no subscription channels) is available in the lounge and you will find a bookshelf filled with a variety of books in the dining room area. There also are a number of games to keep all occupied (if needed). The porch is an ideal place to have a coffee, listen to the farm sounds and just relax with your loved ones or friends.


Undercover parking is available for one vehicle.


The yard around the cottage is completely fenced off and your fury kids are free to roam about in that area. Should you leave the yard please ensure they are leashed for the sake of your own animals and the animals on the farm.

Internet and Reception

Reception is poor and communication is mostly limited to text messages. This should improve once a lightning-damaged reception tower in our area has been repaired. However, better reception is available closer to Tonteldoos and Lydenburg.

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