Jan Harmsgat Country House

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What We Say
Jan Harmsgat Guest Farm has seen a renaissance that captures its rich past, in a way that fits in with the discerning travellers needs: Space, charm and an unsurpassed opportunity to indulge in an authentic country ambience and history. Guests are treated to understated elegance and comfort, combining the power of its original meter thick walls, yellowwood details, and authentic "Overberg" style while having every modern convenience available. The indulgence does not stop with the accommodation but is carried throughout your experience. We have 10 beautifully decorated rooms which are situated in three different buildings, all have Flat screen TVs with selected DStv package and free WiFi.Restaurant 1723: All overnight guests are treated to a Jan Harmsgat Breakfast, which includes fresh fruit parfait topped with homemade muesli and yogurt, followed by hot breakfast of their choice, fresh squeezed juice and fresh brewed coffee or tea. Lunch and dinner menu changes frequently as the kitchen utilizes fresh produce grown in its own garden. Our Restaurant is open to the public. With the Jan Harmsgat chefs creating 4-course dinner menus, every guest is sure to be filled with delight.Jan Harmsgat is registered and has been awarded the Fair Trade in Tourism S.A Trademark.This exclusive country house is on an historic, working wine, fruit and game farm, situated between the towns of Swellendam and Ashton on the R-60, at the foot of the mighty Langeberg Mountains.
TripAdvisor ® Traveller Reviews
"Fantastic Place to Stay"
15 Apr 2019
By JillyBruce, Camborne, United Kingdom
"From the minute we arrived we were made to feel like special guests. Nothing was too much trouble and it was a shame we were only there one night. The accommodation in the extremely well converted..."
"Lovely spot"
07 Apr 2019
By Road24393623051
"Lovely hotel in a lovely spot. A great place to recover from a long haul flight, spacious and interesting rooms, great service, nice small pool and kids loved exploring the grounds and the little..."
"Nice stop outside Swellendam"
17 Mar 2019
By Traveler528834, Stellenbosch
"Stopped for 2 nights on our way from Franchoek to Knysna. Friendly and serviceminded staff. Beautiful garden and pool area. Winetasting and tour of the farm interesting. Excellent wines and food..."
"Our stay at Jan Harmsgat over the Hands on Harvest festival"
11 Mar 2019
By Trail46112515194
"A most beautiful, idyllic escape. We feel in love with Swellendam almost instantly, followed very quickly by a similar love for Jan Harmsgat. The staff were incredibly friendly, the dinners were..."
"Relaxing Experience"
06 Mar 2019
By Dewald R, Cape Town Central
"Nestled between Ashton and Swellendam, just off the R60 you will find Jan Harmsgat Country House. It truly offers you a luxurious and relaxing experience. The rooms are all spacious with their own..."
"A very special, beautiful place to stay"
26 Feb 2019
By JudithHickman, Plettenberg Bay
"This is a gorgeous small hotel and restaurant that is truly very special. I just wished we had booked more than one night. We had a lovely room with a gorgeous bathroom, large bedroom and a pleasant..."
19 Feb 2019
By raye940, Essex, United Kingdom
"Quiet and peaceful place and very accommodating staff We only stayed for two nights on this working farm property and had a really relaxing time Wine tasting of the estate wine was a nice touch and..."
"Lovely place"
18 Feb 2019
By tobee62, Hettenschwil
"Wonderful place to be Very friendly perfect service. Wine tasting was nice and good opportunity to know the taste of jan harmgad winery.nice surroundings. Clean swimming pool. Details matched..."
"Lovely winery for sipping wine, enjoying food and staying over"
08 Feb 2019
By Boeddhie, Haarlem, The Netherlands
"Jan Harmsgat is a lovely winery with cute and well maintained Capestyle suites nicely situated in the main building or with a view on the green lawn. Although it is near the road, it is very quiet..."
"Super stay"
24 Jan 2019
By seatonrob, Seaton, United Kingdom
"We stay here only one night .but what a fantastic stay we had . Everything about Jan Harmsgat house was excellent.all the staff were excellent. Francois the manager . We went to the wine tasting..."