Chill, Breathe, Relax
At Dashy Cottage
Far Away Place

Chill, Breathe, Relax
At Nguni Cottage
Far Away Place

WELCOME TO A FAR AWAY PLACE - Your Secret Getaway In The Heart Of The Midlands Meander In Kwazulu Natal

If you are looking for solitude, fresh country air in an idyllic country spot on the Midlands Meander – you will love “A FAR AWAY PLACE”. Enjoy lazy days in our hammock chairs on the patio. Our Dachshunds will definitely want to get to know you better & Wimpy, Smooch, Chino, Peanut, Toffee, Jellybean & Lady are our friendly, furry children. The cottages both have breathtaking views & we have 2 dams on the property if you fancy some fishing or a swim. We also have our own AIRFIELD if you wish to fly-in.

DASHY COTTAGE At A Far Away Place

DASHY COTTAGE IS A 5-SLEEPER UNIT perfectly situated in the heart of the KZN Midlands Meander & with views to forever down the Karkloof Valley. Cycle, Swim, Breathe, Relax - & enjoy all the Midlands Meander has to offer visitors to our beautiful park of the Midlands.

STAY WITH CONFIDENCE!

Feel free to checkout our reviews on any of the big platforms like GOOGLE, AIRBNB or BOOKINGS.com and you will find that others have rated their stays with us near 97% of the time 5 STARS or 10/10!

CURRENT OVERALL RATING AIRBNB & BOOKING.com
DASHY COTTAGE @ A Far Away Place 97%

DASHY COTTAGE has breathtaking views to the forest & Karkloof. We have 2 dams on the property if you fancy some fishing or a swim. Dashy Cottage has an open plan kitchen, lounge, fireplace, braai & amazing patio with hammock chairs. There is a main bedroom with a QUEEN SIZE BED, a loft bedroom with a DOUBLE BED and a SINGLE BED & bathroom with shower, toilet & basin. All beds feature 600 thread count Egyptian cotton linen. Dashy Cottage was also revamped in December 2020.

NGUNI COTTAGE At A Far Away Place

NGUNI COTTAGE IS A 6-SLEEPER UNIT at A Far Away Place in the heart of the KZN Midlands Meander. We have thought of every detail, from a water feature & wet pool, outdoor shower & fire pit with views to forever that we promised will stay with you long after you leave us!

STAY WITH CONFIDENCE!

Feel free to checkout our reviews on any of the big platforms like GOOGLE, AIRBNB or BOOKINGS.com and you will find that others have rated their stays with us near 97% of the time 5 STARS or 10/10!

CURRENT OVERALL RATING AIRBNB & BOOKING.com
NGUNI COTTAGE @ A Far Away Place 97%

NGUNI COTTAGE has beautiful views down the Karkloof valley & into dairy fields & forest. We have stocked trout dams on the property if you fancy some fishing or a swim. Careful attention has been paid to decor & finer details to make your stay a luxurious, comfortable one. The main bedroom has a QUEEN SIZE BED with en-suite bathroom, a loft bedroom with a TWO SINGLE BEDS & an upstairs bedroom with QUEEN SIZE BED & toilet & basin. All beds feature 600 thread count Egyptian cotton linen.

CHILL, BREATHE & RELAX AT FAR AWAY PLACE

It took us forever to find the place we wanted to spend the rest of our lives and we hope that you and your family will enjoy being here as much as we do. It truly is a secret hideaway in the HEART of the Kwazulu Natal Midlands Meander - perfect for couples, romantic getaways & family time.

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FEATURES THAT MAKE DASHY & NGUNI COTTAGES SPECIAL

Like we needed to give you another reason to consider time at our MAGICAL Far Away Place?

WALKS & HIKES

We are right in the middle of some of the best forest country in the Midlands. Enjoy the FRESH air!

Forests & Dams

Ask about walks to the forest or our & other local dams.

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PET FRIENDLY

Pets are welcome (please check with the property beforehand). We do sometimes apply an additional cleaning fee.

Furry Friends

Ask about our pet policy to see if your next visit can include them!

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MORE INFO

No smoking inside, hammock chairs to chill, Nespresso coffee, braai, Netflix, Smart TV, fireplace & sound bar.

Ready To Book?

We look forward to welcoming you to A Far Away Place soon!

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LOCAL ACTIVITIES

Hiking, Cycling, Horse riding, Swimming in our dam (on site), Trout fishing, & of course the famous MIDLANDS MEANDER.

Love To Eat Out?

So do we! Be sure to check with us on where to dine & drink whilst you are in the Midlands.

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INTERNET & WIFI

Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge up to 3GB per day. Top up at R7 per GB.

Fast & Cheap!

Our cottages offer LTE speeds of up to 75MB per second! Topping up is easy & CHEAP!

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PERSONALTOUCH

We care about our guests! Lee or Mark will personally meet you when you arrive - as will our DASHIES!

We Love What We Do!

One of the many reasons we offer our spot to you as our guest is because we love meeting you.

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LANGUAGES

English, Afrikaans - But we will make every effort to speak your language 🙂

We Love Foreign Guests

No matter where in the world you are from or who you are - we welcome you!

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EAT NEARBY

Fork & Cleaver, Blueberry Hill Cafe, Barn Owl, Terbodore, Linga Lapa, Flame Rouge, & our favourite Abbingdon Wine Estate.

Treat Yourself!

Hartford House is nearby (20 minutes away) & is in the top 10 in the country!

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The most spectacular views, beautifully decorated cottages with all the amenities one would hope for and more. This slice of heaven was just what we needed and we so enjoyed the indoor fireplaces, braai'ing, private ourdoor shower overlooking the valley, cozie movie nights
A Far Away Place - KZN Midlands Meander
ASHLEY
Nguni Cottage 2020
Great place to stay on golf tour. Marc made us feel at home and was very easy to communicate with. Amazing location with a relaxing outlook. Highly recommend.
A Far Away Place - KZN Midlands Meander
MATT
Nguni Cottage 2020
Loved absolutely everything about this cottage. Fantastic location away from the hustle and bustle, with a beautiful view overlooking the dam. The personal touches made it extra special,
A Far Away Place - KZN Midlands Meander
JIREH
Dashy Cottage 2020