Zandvlei Trust

Bloutoring Farm, Touws River / Montagu area.

The farm house and some of the rooms

We have a charming Karoo farmhouse on the Bloutoring Road halfway between Touws River and Montagu. We let it to small groups from time to time and it is ideal for birders. The farm is adjacent to the Anysberg Nature Reserve and one can arrange to drive through.

Scenery and vegetation type of the area

Facilities : It has been renovated and is fully furnished. There are 4 bedrooms, 1 with an en suite bathroom. One other bathroom to serve the rest. 4 extra beds in the loft. Large dining room (table for 12) and open plan kitchen. Large lounge. 2 fireplaces. Verandah. Braai facilities. Self-catering foodwise, and serviced for cleaning etc. Sleeps 10 easily - 12 at a squeeze.

The farm house from the Touws River.                     The kitchen with the wood burning stove.

The dining room with the 12 seater table.                 View of the lounge

Fully equipped kitchen : gas, microwave, fridges, deep freeze, dish washing machine etc.

See the FaceBook link -           updated 25/06/2013.

What to do there:
Birding: The farm birdlist records 151species for an annual season. 
Plant, animal, reptile and insect lists: are available on the farm. The Riverine Rabbit has been seen in the area. Plus many other animals on the farm.

Also see this link  for more habitat information.

We are part of the Verkeerdevlei Irrigation system - the Verkeerdevlei dam lies below the Matroosberg close to Aquila Private Game Reserve.

How to get there:

Bloutoring Farm is on the eastern side of the Bloutoring loop road.
Touws River is north of Cape Town along the N1 and about 2 hours away by road.

Marika Bell

cell:       083 680 2057
home:    021 886 9271 (Stellenbosch)


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