This beautiful 150 year old house, which sleeps nine guests, consists of four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lounge with a fireplace, a farmstyle kitchen/dining room with a functioning wood stove, a separate kitchen with indoor braai (barbeque) and all other electrical appliances. The house is fully equipped for self-catering and also has outdoor braai (barbeque) facilities. Guests can enjoy early morning coffee on the wide verandah or marvel at the magnificent Karoo sunsets. All rooms are equipped with heaters and electric blankets. The bathrooms have powerful wall-mounted heaters. The house is furnished with interesting antiques and offers the luxury of personalised percale linen, dawn duvets and pillows, his and hers gowns, Persian rugs and chandeliers.
The house is ideal for a family or a group of friends wanting to experience the tranquillity of Sutherland in rustic, but luxurious accommodation.
The Velvet Olive also offers the option of staying in the romantic, beautifully restored stone cottage, the Olive Cottage. Enjoy cosy living with an open plan bedroom (with a proper grandma’s feather bed), lounge with fireplace, a free standing bath and a separate toilet. The open plan kitchen is equipped with all electrical appliances necessary for self-catering.