Ceres Ė Rhodene Cottages VoŽlvlei House Ė sleeps 9 - airc
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Rhodene and VoŽlvlei are working fruit farms and offers luxury self-catering accommodation which overlooks the fertile Ceres valley and is situated at the foot of the majestic Skurweberg mountain range. The farm is 9km from Ceres and easily accessible as it is only 500m off a tarred road. There are breath-taking views from Rhodene of the entire valley and you are guaranteed to go home rejuvenated and relaxed. You may wish to relax at your cottage, walk or cycle in the mountain & on the farm or fish in our dam.

The VoŽlvlei House is a separate standing modern farm house with a fenced-off garden, salt-water pool, and is close to the foot of the mountain. It has 4 bedrooms: 2 double beds and 5 single beds, and has 3 bathrooms. It has a modern kitchen with scullery, vine-covered stoep and a spacious lounge and dining area with fireplace. The house can sleep a maximum of 8 to 9 persons.

In addition to VoŽlvlei House, there are seven self-catering luxury cottages - three cottages on Rhodene & four newly renovated cottages on VoŽlvlei Ė see separate web page for the cottages
The beautiful VoŽlvlei House (small and large)
The beautiful VoŽlvlei House (small and large)
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Activities:
Fishing Rhodene offers fishing in a dam with a capacity of 85 000 cubic meter covering an area of approximately 2 ha. The dam lies close to the Skurweberg range of mountains and has been stocked with small and large mouth Bass. Fishing include fly-fishing

Bird Watching Birding on farm

Hiking Trails Climbing up the Skurweberg rage of mountains provides a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains. Various hiking routes to enjoy

Other Activities Mountain biking, numerous 4X4 routes, Ceres Nature Reserve. Bushman rock paintings in the area. Ceres offers a variety of different sporting codes including one of the best 9-hole golf courses in the Western Cape, squash, tennis, cricket, action cricket, hockey, netball, bowls, rugby, gymnasiums etc. Restaurants, tea rooms, take-always and shops in close proximity
 
Rates:
Season Single Double
In season R 0.00 R 0.00
Out season R 0.00 R 0.00
Remarks: Rates on request

The VoŽlvlei House is a seperate standing modern farm house with a fenced-off garden, salt-water pool, and is close to the foot of the mountain. It has 4 bedrooms: 2 double beds and 5 single beds, and has 3 bathrooms. It has a modern kitchen with scullery, vine-covered stoep and a spacious lounge and dining area with fireplace. The house can sleep a maximum of 8 to 9 persons. DSTV
Rooms include :   Yes  Yes   No  No
Phone No
Television Yes
Radio No
Heater No
Roof Fan Yes
Airconditioner Yes
Rhodene offers fishing in a dam with a capacity of 85 000 cubic meter covering an area of approximately 2 ha (small and large)
Rhodene offers fishing in a dam with a capacity of 85 000 cubic meter covering an area of approximately 2 ha (small and large)
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Nearest Town:
Ceres
Distance: 9km
Police: Yes
Hospital: Yes
Ceres was established in 1849 after the completion of Mitchellís Pass. Named after the Roman goddess of fertility, the town is the most important deciduous fruit and fruit-juice producing district in South Africa.

RESERVATIONS: Make a reservation enquiry (only an enquiry) by clicking on the reservation icon at the bottom of this page or contact the Farmstay reservation office hours: 039 313 0608 or phone August after hours on 082 882 7475. E-mail enquiries to August at August@farmstay.co.za
Tourist attractions in the area.
Transport Riders' Museum; The Toll House; Kleinplasie Agricultural and Open Air Museum in Worcester; the historical town of Tulbag; drives and views

Agricultural sites of interest in the area.
Cherry picking in season; wine tasting at various cellars in the area including sparkling wine in the traditional method at Twee Jonge Gezellen; farm tours, drying of fruit in season, racing horse stud farms; Ceres Fruit Growers packshed tours (the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere; Ceres Fruit Juices factory tours
The Menu
Fully equipped for self-catering Fully equipped for self-catering

Farm Details
Farm Name/s:VoŽlvlei & Rhodene - 150 ha
Farming Activities: Rhodene is a decideous fruit farm consisting mainly of various varieties of pears, apples, nectarines and peaches. The farm practices integrated fruit production (IFP) using integrated pest management (IPM) and biological controls where possible. The fruit picking season streches from the beginning of December to the beginning of April
Farm History: The farm has been in the family since 1951. It was originally laid out by Captain Dean in the 1920's and he named the farm after his daughter Rhoda. Captain Dean was a founder member of Ceres Fruit Growers Pack House and fruit was exported from the farm under Heron Brand in those days.

A bit about your hosts:
Ean and Glenda are your hosts. Ean says that the farm occupies most of his time and that Glenda helps in the office and coaches tennis and squash Climbing up the Skurweberg rage of mountains provides a beautiful views (small and large)
Climbing up the Skurweberg rage of mountains provides a beautiful views (small and large)
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How to get there:
Route map supplied when reservations are made.

  Photo gallery

Lounge and dining area in the house (small) andd swimming pool (large)
Lounge and dining area in the house (small) andd swimming pool (large)
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   The kitchen (small) and snow in winter (large)
The kitchen (small) and snow in winter (large)
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