Fairview Homestead George

Fairview Homestead George

Luxury Guest-house, Bed & Breakfast (B&B) as well as self-catering accommodation with free WiFi at Fairview Homestead in George. In the Western Cape, South Africa, at the foot of the Outeniqua Mountains along the beautiful Garden Route. Authentic Cape Georgian historic home, circa 1861 and lovingly restored to a modern, tastefully decorated guest-house.

Its large lush landscaped garden is laid out with foot paths, lawns, roses, lavender bushes, bougainvillea and also hydrangea. Also other flowers and plants as well as fruit-trees and vegetables, making it an attraction in its own right.

Fresh fruit in season is served with breakfast which is available in the dining room from 07:00 to 09:00. Guests can also arrange for a packed breakfast if they have to leave too early for breakfast. Dinner is available by arrangement, of course at extra cost.

Accommodation at Fairview Homestead George 

This exceptional Bed & Breakfast (B&B) offers 5 separate luxury sleeping units to choose from.

Standard Facilities in Each Unit

  • Bed linen, bedding as well as towels
  • Desk/table to work at
  • DVD player
  • Electronic safe
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Fan as well as heater
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair dryer
  • Non smoking in rooms
  • Reading/bed lamps
  • Tea and coffee facility with kettle, bar-fridge, microwave as well as toaster
  • Television with selected DStv channels
  • Wardrobe

Room 1

This large, high-ceilinged, wheelchair friendly room is 34 m² and comes with an extra length king size bed. The en-suite bathroom has a shower as well as a bath and ample mirrors. There is also a working fireplace for those cold and wet winter nights. The room opens onto a patio with a table and chairs next to the fragrant lavender garden.

Room 2

Another 34 m² high ceilinged, wheelchair friendly room with an extra length king size bed with air conditioning as well as a working fireplace. The bed could be changed into twin beds if preferred, but please notify them 24 hours ahead of time. The large en-suite shower room (4 m²) has no steps to allow for easy access and is also fitted with grab rails and a heated towel rail. Step through the French doors and onto the patio with garden furniture also overlooking the neat lavender garden.

Room 3

The size of this unit is 44 m² in total and consists of two interlinked bedrooms with an en-suite bathroom with a shower. One bedroom has an extra length queen size bed while the other room has a single bed which is perfect for two grown-ups and a child under twelve. Access to this unit on the first level is by a flight of stairs from the courtyard and it also comes with an air conditioner.

Room 4A

This is an en-suite bedroom with a queen size bed, underfloor heating as well as an air conditioner. It also has a fully equipped kitchen with a washing machine. This room has a private garden and patio with a small Weber to braai/BBQ. It also has full access to the main garden and swimming pool area and it can be booked in conjunction with Room 4B (twin beds) for 4 people travelling together.

Room 4B

This room is available online for single occupancy – please contact the guesthouse to request double occupancy. The room has twin beds with good quality extra depth mattresses and cotton percale linen. It has a Bar fridge, tea/coffee making facility and WiFi is free. To take into consideration: for a group of three to four people travelling together: book Rooms 4A and 4 B.

Garden Room (Economy Room)

This free standing room used to be a storeroom, built more than 160 years ago and is now a snug little guest room in the garden. A mere 12 m², this cleverly designed, modernly fitted and elegantly decorated room has a double bed, but is reserved for single occupants only, because of its size.

There is a modern en-suite bathroom with shower only, a heated towel rail as well as all the amenities of the other rooms. It opens onto a patio overlooking the vegetable garden, some fruit trees as well as the swimming pool. There is a cute little roof over the door as well as some garden furniture and a sun umbrella on the patio.

Facilities and Services at Fairview  Homestead George

  • Air port shuttle (extra cost)
  • Breakfast and dinner (at extra cost)
  • Braai/barbecue facilities available for self-catering guests
  • Child friendly – open swimming pool – parents take care
  • Cots available
  • Credit card facilities
  • Communal dining room as well as lounge
  • Indoor fireplace in some rooms
  • Ironing service (extra cost)
  • Laundry facilities in some rooms
  • Laundry service (extra cost)
  • No pets allowed
  • Parking on premises
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming pool with sun loungers as well as umbrellas
  • Wheelchair friendly – some rooms
  • Wi-Fi

Activities and Attractions in George and Surrounds

  • There are various beaches in the area where one can enjoy some swimming, snorkelling, surfing, paragliding, boating as well as fishing, etc. Beaches such as Victoria Bay, Wilderness Beach, Glentana, Sedgefield, Klein Brak River as well as Groot Brak River.
  • The George area also offer hiking and mountain biking routes/trails such as the Garden Route Botanical Garden and Tierkop.
  • Visit the Redberry Farm with family and friends for some berry picking, pony rides as well as bumper boats.
  • Also visit some museums such as the Outeniqua Transport Museum exhibiting historic trains and cars, and the George Museum with its local history exhibits.
  • Experience nature at Victoria Heights reptile and bird park, as well as the Witfontein Nature Reserve and the Lalavuga Coastal Reserve. Also visit Cape Nature Rocky Prehistoric site with nature reserve tours, a penguin colony as well as overnight accommodation.
  • Take the 18-hole challenge at the Kingswood golf course.
  • Do not miss out on the Kaaimans River for abseiling, the trampoline hall, the go-cart track, the Old Toll House as well as the Old Oak Slave Tree.
  • Then of course there are top class restaurants, craft markets, antique shops, cinemas as well as modern shopping malls. All waiting for you to come in and enjoy whatever they have on offer in exchange for your money.

Bed & Ontbyt en Selfsorgverblyf by Fairview Historic Homestead in George

Imposante wit gebou uit die 19e eeu, ± 1861, ‘n ware herehuis op ‘n groot landgoed wat omskep is in ‘n indrukwekkende tuin. Hierdie huis is smaakvol gerestoureer tot ‘n moderne gastehuis met ‘n goeie skeut van die oorspronlike. Die pragtige plankvloere, ruim kamers, hoë plafonne, kaggels en so ook die soliede houtmeubels in die gemeenskaplike areas.

Ontbyt is beskikbaar van 07:00 tot 09:00 en aandete kan bedien word op aanvraag teen ekstra koste. So kan gaste ook ‘n gepakte ontbyt versoek indien hulle baie vroeg in die pad moet val.

Die Akkommodasie by Fairview Historic Homestead George

Hierdie uitmuntende Bed en Ontbyt (B&O) het 5 verskillende slaapeenhede waaruit jy kan kies.

Standaardgeriewe in Elke Eenheid

  • Bedlampies
  • DVD-speler
  • Elektroniese kluis
  • En-suite badkamer
  • Geen rokery binneshuis
  • Gratis WiFi
  • Haardroër
  • Hangkas
  • Lessenaar om by te werk
  • Linne, beddegoed en so ook handdoeke
  • Tee- en koffiemaakplek met ‘n ketel, kroegyskassie, mikrogolf en so ook ‘n broodrooster
  • Televisie met geselekteerde DStv-kanale
  • Verwarmer en so ook ‘n waaier

Kamer 1

Hierdie ruim, rolstoelvriendelike kamer met ‘n hoë plafon het ‘n ekstralang koninggrootte bed. Die en-suite badkamer het baie spieëls, ‘n stort en so ook ‘n bad. Vir die koue, nat wintersaande is daar ‘n kaggel. Die kamer maak oop op ‘n stoep met ‘n tafel en so ook stoele langs die welriekende laventeltuin waar gaste die vrede kan geniet.

Kamer 2

Nog ‘n ruim, rolstoelvriendelike kamer met hoë plafon, lugverkoeling, kaggel en so ook ‘n ekstralang koninggrootte bed. Hierdie bed kan as twee enkelbeddens opgemaak word, maar reël asb. 24 uur voor die tyd. Die stortkamer is baie ruim met geen trappe nie vir gemaklike toegang en so ook gryprelings en ‘n verwarmbare handdoekreling. Ook hierdie kamer maak oop op ‘n stoep langs die laventeltuin met ‘n tafeltjie en so ook stoele.

Kamer 3

Hierdie kamer is baie groot en bestaan uit twee onderlingverbinde slaapkamers en so ook ‘n en-suite badkamer met ‘n stort. Die een kamer het ‘n ekstralang koningingrootte bed en die ander een ‘n enkelbed, so dit is ideaal vir twee volwassenes en ‘n kind onder 12 jaar oud. Toegang tot hierdie eenheid op die boonste vloer is d.m.v. ‘n stel trappe vanuit die binnehof en so is daar ook lugversorging.

Kamer 4A

Die kamer met sy en-suite badkamer het ‘n koningingrootte bed, ondervloerse verhitting en so ook lugversorging. Daar is ‘n ten volle toegruste kombuis vir selfsorg insluitende ‘n wasmasjien. So ook ‘n privaattuintjie met ‘n stoepie en ‘n klein Weber om te braai. Dit het ook toegang tot die hooftuin en swembadarea en kan bespreek word tesame met kamer 4B (2 enkelbeddens) vir 4 persone wat saam reis.

Kamer 4B

Die kamer is beskikbaar as enkelkamer, maar kan ook as dubbelkamer verhuur word op aanvraag. Daar is 2 enkelbeddens met goeie kwaliteit ekstra dikte mattrasse en so ook fyngeweefde katoenlinne. Dit bevat ook ‘n kroegyskassie, tee/koffiemaakfasiliteite en gratis WiFi. Hou in gedagte dat hierdie kamer saam met kamer 4A bespreek kan word vir ‘n groep van 3 tot 4 persone wat saam reis.

Tuinkamer (Ekonomiese Kamer)

Hierdie losstaande kamer was eens ‘n stoorkamer wat meer as 160 jaar gelede reeds gebou is. Hierdie 12 m² ruimte is slim ontwerp om ‘n knus klein gastekamertjie, modern toegerus en elegant gedekoreer, daar te stel. Omdat dit so klein is, is dit slegs vir ‘n enkel persoon beskikbaar.

Daar is ‘n moderne en-suite badkamertjie met ‘n stort, verwarmbare handdoekreling en so ook al die geriewe van die ander kamers. Dit maak oop op ‘n stoepie wat uitkyk op die groentetuin, vrugtebome en so ook die swembad. Daar is ‘n oulike dakkie oor die voordeur en ‘n tafel, stoele en so ook ‘n sonsambreel op die stoepie. Sulke vrede kan mens nie koop nie.

Geriewe by Fairview Historic Homestead George

  • Bababedjies
  • Braaigeriewe vir selfsorggaste
  • Geen troeteldiere toegelaat
  • Gemeenskaplike sit- en so ook eetkamer
  • Kaggels is party kamers
  • Kindervriendelik – ouers wees versigtig – daar is ‘n oop swembad
  • Kredietkaartfasiliteite
  • Lughawe-pendeldiens (ekstra koste)
  • Parkering op die perseel
  • Rolstoelvriendelik in sommige kamers
  • Satelliet TV
  • Strykdiens (eksta koste)
  • Swembad met sonstoele en so ook sonsambrele
  • WiFi binneshuis beskikbaar
  • Wasgeriewe in party kamers
  • Wasgoeddiens (ekstra koste)

Philda and Desmond Benkenstein.

36 Stander Street

George

6529

Western Cape