Overview of Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse
Adjoining the Giants Castle Nature Reserve and sitting alongside a mountain river brimming with trout, Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is a romantic gourmet getaway in the heart of the spectacular Drakensberg mountain range. This rustic, yet luxurious owner run mountain retreat is the ideal escape from the harried pace of life, to a serene and scenic location.
Work up an appetite enjoying outdoor activities such as trout fishing, bird-watching, hiking and horse-riding before savouring the taste of the globally recognised gourmet cuisine, prepared by award-winning chefs. A guided nature walk with an expert guide can also be arranged. The Kamberg Valley, home to the Fly-fishing Festival, is one of South Africa’s top fishing regions. Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse has a charming and cosy atmosphere, and is the ideal base from which to explore Highmoor dam, the Kamberg Nature Reserve, and the endless scenic trails of the impressive Drakensberg Mountains.
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Rooms at Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse
Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
The five elegant Standard Rooms are situated close to the Main House and overlook the dam. The cosy and charming rooms feature an open-plan sitting area and en suite bathroom.
The two Executive Cottages are stand alone units with their own private veranda overlooking the nearby wetland and mountains. Spacious, open-plan and beautifully decorated, the executive cottages are great for families.
Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse gives you endless opportunities to bird watch, go fishing in the Mooi River brimming with brown trout, and hike the scenic trails of the Drakensberg and Kamberg Nature Reserve. Swim in cold mountain rivers or in the Highmoor Dam, enjoy a horseback ride along the mountain trails, or a guided nature walk.
For something more relaxed, choose a hammock in the tranquil setting of the beautiful garden, take one of the cookery classes that are offered, or spend some time in the cosy library while inspecting all the fascinating family collectables.
The à la carte menu at Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse changes every evening according to the season and availability of local produce. Dishes are prepared by award-winning chefs who make every effort to leave a memorable taste impression.
Dinner is an impressive 7-course affair served in the dining room with mesmerising views of the Highmoor Dam and Drakensberg Mountain range. Pair your meal with a premier South African wine selected from the well-stocked underground wine cellar.
Breakfast at Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is anything but mundane; expect three innovative and exciting courses, while lunch can be arranged on request, and usually takes the form of a packed picnic basket.
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Offering one of the most beautiful settings imaginable, a culinary experience that will tantalise your taste buds as well as a variety of activities; this property ticks off all the boxes for the perfect Drakensberg retreat.
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