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
"Jan Harms Charming Gentleman"
20 Mar 2018
By Jannie S, Robertson Wine Valley
"Great stay and eats with ample space to walk, stroll, swim and to do a cruise on their game viewing vehicle. Restaurant is fantastic and realistically priced with excellent wine from winemaker..."
"Dis n lekker ou Jan"
19 Mar 2018
By maritsa2018, Cape Town
"The country house feeling at Jan Harmsgat reminds me of the song DIS N LEKKER OU JAN, as our stay was just that. Good Food, beautiful setting in the gardens that is full of fresh produce surprises..."
"Beautiful lodges for a relaxing stay"
19 Feb 2018
By stephenstravels54, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
"We spent 2 nights here at the end of January 2018 and we found the Country House charming and just right for our needs. The lodges are set in lovely gardens, the pool area was perfect and..."
"We formed an escape committee"
15 Feb 2018
By David C, Southampton
"Words don’t come easy when it comes to describing our experience here. Booked by Trailfinders as a recommendation, I can only think that the consultant had been promoted to a desk above her..."
"Comfort in History"
15 Feb 2018
By jvm64, jakkalsfontein, west coast. south africa
"We regularly pass this lodge and say “we should stay here sometime” And now we have. What a beautiful historical gem with all the mod cons to make you feel comfortable. Old and new have been very..."
13 Feb 2018
By xruffer, Bagshot, United Kingdom
"Charming hotel set amongst pecan trees. We had a very warm welcome here and had an excellent large room in an old building with a very comfortable shared lounge. A very quirky shower that was like..."
"Nearly perfect"
07 Feb 2018
By Lord_Brett_Sinclair, Devon
"Lovely old buildings set amidst the vines. A very warm welcome soon to be followed by a very interesting (and generous) wine tasting. Both dinner and breakfast were very good and our room (no:6..."
"Idyllic setting"
07 Feb 2018
By barryasmus0645, Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
"We were recommended here by our agent and were not disappointed. Very quiet and peaceful set on a working farm surrounded by olive groves and vines. Certainly the food was very good and the staff..."
"A hard act to follow"
05 Feb 2018
By Prue L, London, United Kingdom
"I remember Jan harshest from the days when Judi and brin are pouring their heart, soul and tons of money into this old farm, transforming the old homestead into an elegant understated cape guest..."
"Peaceful night away"
04 Feb 2018
By deanschweizer, Cape Town
"We received a warm welcome when we arrived and were shown to our wonderful room despite arriving early. The estate has a relaxed feel to it and it was a pity we were only spending one night. Overall..."