Come and experience farm life on a lucerne and sheep farm with a beautiful view of the mountains. We are situated 16 km from Montagu on the old Barrydale Road.
Our farmhouse accommodates 10 people, perfect for 2 families to enjoy a weekend together.
There are 2 rooms with double beds, 1 room with 2 single beds and an open-plan room with 4 single beds. All rooms have bedding. The house has 3 bathrooms with 10 towels. 1 Room has aircon.
There is a fully equipped kitchen with a fireplace, a sitting room with a Jetmaster fireplace, dining room and a garage with a door entering the house. Washing machine available for personal use. TV available with a Easy View DSTV contract, you are welcome to bring your own DSTV decoder. Capped Wi-fi with limited speed. There is a hot tub on the front porch, water can be heated by solar panels and a donkey. Guests may use the tennis court at main house, please bring your own tennis rackets and tennis balls. Doll's house in the garden for the little one's and a shop, Talana Koskas on the farm.
Drinkable Mountain Water is available for consumption, but some might prefer bringing along their own bottled water. We provide you with one bag of wood for free. More wood available @ R50 per bag for braai wood and R20 per bag for planks for the donkey.
The garage is used as a game room. It has a pool table, table tennis and a dartboard. The front stoep offers two long table and chairs and a braai with all the barbeque equipment and a gas pizza oven outside. Here you can relax and simply recharge while enjoying the view or sit in the hot/cold tub.
If you are a biker, you can do the off-road route with your motorbike, but it is only for experienced bikers.
Driving Directions from Cape Town
You enter the town of Montagu in Long Street. Drive through the town. As you exit Montagu you will drive over a white storm bridge. After 1km, there is a crossing with a sign Talana. Turn left and keep driving straight on Talana Road for 7km on a tar road that becomes a gravel road. Travel for 8km straight on the gravel road. You will drive over a low water bridge and travel on an uphill. The main house is situated on you right hand side. At the Poortjieskloof sign in the middle of the forked road, you turn left and after 200m the Talana Guest House is on your left hand side.
R1200 per night when booking for 4 people or less (for the house).
R250 per person per night when exceeding 4 people.
Children up to two years old stay for free.
Talana Farmhouse are rented cleaned and the condition of the house at the conclusion of the rental should be within reason.
In the event of damage/breakage to contents or lost items, a sum for the value of the items will be charged after guests departed via email.