Gumtree Cottage

Self-catering in Western Cape » Napier » Napier

R500 per unit

Gumtree Cottage offers cosy, pet-friendly self-catering accommodation with stunning views from the large, main patio and has a large, fully fenced garden. This artistically renovated cottage, just down the road from the popular Driftwood Cottage, can accommodate up to six people in three bedrooms.

Gumtree Cottage sits all alone on a large 2,200 sq m plot of land with absolutely stunning views both north over Napier towards the Sonderend Mountains and west into the Overberg sunsets.
The cottage is quaint, cosy, quirky, and very comfortable.
There’s a lounge, TV nook and a wood-burning “donkey” for chilly winter nights and a spacious kitchen.
Like Driftwood Cottage, Gumtree Cottage is close enough to main street to just park your car and walk almost everywhere in the village.

It all adds up to a perfect getaway, to rest, relax, and take in the charm of Napier!

Accommodation is provided in two double bedrooms and a walk-through, kiddies’ bedroom (curtain for privacy) with two single beds. A full bathroom with old-fashioned bath and a second bathroom with shower and toilet. Three patios, all covered. The large, main patio looks north and west. Cosy back porch, which is protected from the north-westerlies, and a small “Juliet” balcony facing north, where two people can sit and soak up the winter sun.

Lovely entertainment area under the gumtree, an olive orchard and some surprises in the garden.
Also a Weber braai and another portable braai for outside living, and seats and table under the gumtree.

Well behaved pets allowed – the garden is fully fenced.  No smoking indoors.

Attractions and Activities:
Down on the main street of Napier, just a few minutes’ walk from Gumtree Cottage, you’ll find an extraordinary assortment of shops, pubs, restaurants, galleries, arts and craft shops, considering the size of the village.

It is alive: vibrant and friendly. Here are some of the attractions:
A huge variety of restaurants and pubs.
Art galleries; Antique shops; Stained glass factory;
Arts, crafts and gift shops; Locally made clothing;
Goats’ milk cheese; Local wines and expert advice on the wine routes;
Military museum; World famous giant sundial; Garden nurseries;
Horse riding; Quad biking; Paintballing; Fynbos trails; Hiking.

Day trips from Napier abound; the roads are quiet and before you know it you’re at your destination, whether it be sea or mountains, wine tasting, cheese making, whale watching, great white shark cage diving or just simply a picnic at De Mond nature reserve.

  • Weber braai
  • Off street parking
Things to do
  • Horse riding
  • Quad biking
  • Paintballing
  • Fynbos trails
  • Hiking
  • de Mond Nature Reserve
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