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About Springwater Cottages

About Springwater Cottages

Springwater Cottages, nestled in the heart of the breathtaking Schoonzicht farm, offer a truly enchanting countryside escape. Surrounded by awe-inspiring sandstone formations and adorned with vibrant autumn hues of the iconic Poplar trees, this hidden gem is a haven for nature lovers and tranquility seekers alike.Situated in the scenic Ficksburg district, Springwater Cottages offer a unique self-catering experience that combines rustic charm with modern comforts. Whether you are traveling with your significant other or a delightful bunch of little adventurers, our casual yet inviti

Family friendly: We are a working farm, with large areas for children to explore, in the open air. Our sheep and cattle are tame, so one can walk between the animals and enjoy their peace.

Romantic: Our farm is located in a sandstone formation, horse-shoe. There are many areas to enjoy casual walks and find a picnic spot to enjoy a lazy afternoon.

 Sleeps 14
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 6 reviews

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Reservations and payment policies:
An advanced, non-refundable, deposit of no less than 100% is required by Springwater Cottages to accept a booking. Full payment is to be received before or on arrival. Springwater Cottages reserves the right to cancel any reservation in respect of payments not received timeously. Prices are quoted in South African Rand only and clients paying in any other currency must compensate for changes in daily exchange rates to ensure full payment in South African Rand. All payments and deposits shall be payable in advance, without any deductions set off, directly into the Springwater Cottages bank account.

Method of Payment:
Springwater Cottages will accept payment by cash, deposit, electronic bank transfers and by credit card. Credit card payments will have to be guaranteed by the client. The client will have to complete a credit card authorization form and submit a copy of his/her ID & front and back of the credit card, in order to pay by credit card. Proof of payment will be acceptable if forwarded directly by the client’s financial institution to Springwater Cottages by e-mail.

No Bill Backs.

Cancellations and Amendments:
All cancellations and amendments must be done in writing. Springwater Cottages reserves the right to claim a cancellation fee of 100% of the total package price as a pre-estimation of damages. The customer will be liable for an administration fee payable to Springwater Cottages in respect of each amendment. The amount liable shall be no bigger than R500.00 and no less than R50.00.
Failure of the customer to arrive forfeit 100% of the deposit.
100% cancellation fees are charged 14 days prior to arrival.
Cancellations made 15 days or more prior to the agreed arrival date forfeit 50% of the booking value.
Cancellations made after arrival forfeit 100% of the booking quote value.

Refunds and Unused services: No refunds will be made for no-shows or any unused services.
Walk In Policy:
If a booking is made on the date of requested arrival, the full amount for the entire stay must be paid upfront. Further charges will be settled on departure.
We recommend the comprehensive Travel Insurance Policy with a 24 Hour–a–day telephones assistance. Please do not rely on credit card cover only. It is rarely sufficient for family needs when travelling overseas. If you are only taking credit card insurance, please check with the bank concerned regarding the cover.

Travel Insurance Waiver:
On behalf of myself, and the persons whom I represent I acknowledge that I /We have been strongly advised to purchase travel insurance against the likelihood of sustaining any loss or costs in respect of Medical, Personal Accident, Cancellation or Curtailment, Baggage, Money and Documents, Public Liability and specifically, Default (as per Section 22 of the Tourism Act 72 of 1993, which would inter alias, enable me/us to obtain alternative travelling facilities for a return journey to my/our country of origin, in any case where the person(s) who, in terms of the travel agreement in question is/are obliged to provide such facilities, should fail or should for any reason be unable to do so) and hereby declare that I/ we have declined such insurance.
Guest/s attend this establishment at their own risk. The Proprietor, its agent/s and/or its employee/s ("the Proprietor") shall not be liable for, and the guest/s hereby waive/s and abandon/s any claims of whatever nature including but not limited to that for theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, against the Proprietor, whether arising from the Proprietor's default, negligence or otherwise. The guest/s, in addition to the aforesaid, hereby indemnify the Proprietor against any claims which may arise from whatever nature, whether arising from the Proprietor's default, negligence or otherwise.
Accordingly I/we shall not hold you and your associated or subsidiary offices, including any member of your staff and agents (all collectively referred to herein as Springwater Cottages) responsible or liable in any manner whatsoever in the event of any loss or expenses incurred prior to, for the entire duration of, or after our journey or the related travel services and accommodation.
As the representative of all persons included in my/our booking I have read and understood, and agree to the above conditions.
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Guest Reviews

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corlia colahan
January 2023
Peace and tranquility - thank you Thys and Carien for your hospitality. We will be back.
liska küsel
July 2021
The open-plan 2-bedroom cottage we stayed in was beautifully appointed and exactly as the photos had portrayed it. This is a working farm with sheep, lots of cute little lambs, and geese. The springwater is clean and fresh-tasting, with its source on the farm. Anton, as well as the cleaning staff, were welcoming and friendly. We really enjoyed our stay and extended it for an extra 2 days; Anton... Read more
marco van der walt
February 2020
We loved everything!
lindi selengoane
December 2019
I was chased away by the owner at 11 midnight I want my money back
llewellyn jackson
December 2017
If you need time out at a home away from home, this is the place. No radio, no TV, almost no cellphone reception, just pure bliss. I enjoyed my time to relax in the wonderful fresh air of this Free State farm, with Elvis the ostrich as the closest neighbor. The cottage is very well equipped (microwave, fridge, etc.), and the linen is the best I've slept on in years. I'll definitely be back - thank... Read more


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Cosy
  • 24H. Security
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Patio
  • Shower

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Springwater Cottages location

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Springwater Cottages is 11.2km from the centre of Ficksburg , the nearest airport 72.8km (Moshoeshoe I International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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