Stanford is a village situated 140 kms (90 minutes) from Cape Town in the Overberg region of the Western Cape province of South Africa. It is 20 kms east of Hermanus and 20 kms north-east of Gansbaai. The village of Stanford was founded in 1857 and named after its founder, Sir Robert Stanford. Stanford is known for its beautifully preserved and renovated Cape Victorian and Edwardian styled houses and buildings. It maintains its old world peaceful atmosphere being the 3rd most preserved village in the Cape. It is characterised by quiet lanes and country roads. The Klein River runs through the village on its way to the Hermanus lagoon.
Stanford is considered a birding hotspot and boasts over 200 different bird species of which 30 are endemic to South Africa.
Some of the top attractions of Stanford include river cruises on the Klein River, kayaking, wine tasting at the local wine estates along the newly established wine route, and craft beer at the Birkenhead Brewery. The Kleinriver cheese farm makes award winning products.
Stanford is renowned for its local restaurants which prepare meals from locally produced ingredients. Mariana’s and Graze are award winning such restaurants.
Stanford’s situation gives easy access to whale-watching (Hermanus and De Kelders) as well as Shark-Cage diving at Gansbaai.
Mag’s Cottage is a self-catering cottage located in Stanford. The property is situated on banks of the Kleinriver with direct access to the river.
The cottage can accommodate 4 people in 2 bedrooms, both feature En-suite bathrooms. There is place for two children in the loft of bedroom 2.
View onto the Garden and Mountains
Double bed, Dressing Table and two full Wardrobes
Desk and chairs
En-suite bathroom with shower
Tea coffee and rusks available
Garden and patio
2 adults and two children
Two single beds
Loft with two single beds suitable for children
En-suite bathroom with bath and shower
Flat screen TV with limited DSTV channels
Board games, books and magazines
Dining table (seats 6)
Outside table and chairs
Garden Braai Area
Direct access to river and Wandel pad
Second Braai area around front of house overlooking the river
Kitchen fully equipped
Peak season: Mags Cottage requires a minimum stay of 4 days for the ( Peak) period starting 11 December through to 21 Jan
Tariff is per night
1 ADULT R1 050
2 ADULTS R1 050
3 ADULTS R1 575
4 ADULTS R2 100
CHILD RATE PER NIGHT :
AGE 0 – 12yrs R300
AGE 13 – 17yrs R 450
Min 2 nights over weekends.
Peak season: Mags Cottage requires a minimum stay of 4 days for the (Peak) period starting 11 December through to 21 Jan.
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