Gumtree Cottage patio
Gumtree Cottage patio towards the gum tree Gumtree Cottage patio
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Gumtree Cottage looking north from patio
View from the patio: Zooming in on the Sonderend Mountains across the farmlands
Gumtree Cottage self-catering accommodation

Cosy, pet-friendly self-catering accommodation
with stunning views just down the road from
Driftwood Cottage in Napier, Western Cape

Don't despair if Driftwood Cottage is booked out or is too small to accommodate a larger group of guests.
Linda and Paul now have another artistically renovated self-catering cottage just down the road from Driftwood Cottage.

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,
very comfortable, and sleeps up to six people. There's a lounge, TV nook - there's a wood-burning "donkey" for chilly winter nights, a large kitchen, two double bedrooms, a walk-through kiddies' bedroom with two single beds, a full bathroom with old-fashioned bath, a second bathroom with shower and toilet; and three patios, all covered. The main patio looks north and west, there's a 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. There's an entertainment area under the gumtree, an olive orchard and some surprises in the garden. There's also a Weber braai for outside living, and seats and table under the gumtree. 


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!

2016 RATES  (till end October)
Minimum charge R600 per night (two people). R150 a night for every extra person (sleeps six in three bedrooms and there is another bed in the TV nook for a 7th person.
Toddlers with own cots free. 
We accept single guests (R400 a night) as late bookings.
Pet surcharge: R100 per visit (1-2 number of pets); R200 per visit (3 or more pets).

DEPOSIT
A 50% deposit is required to secure the booking, the remainder on arrival. Please check in at Driftwood Cottage, 28 High Street,  to register and settle your account, then we'll show you to Gumtree Cottage. We regret we have no credit card facilities so if you would prefer not to carry cash please arrange to settle the account by EFT in advance with bank notification.

PET FRIENDLY: Pets permitted by arrangement. We're fully fenced with
a large garden.
We ask pet owners to please clean up behind their pets.
We do not encourage pets on beds, chairs or couches but if you permit it please bring your own covers.
See Rates for pet surcharge.

SMOKING
No smoking in the cottage please.

CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT
Check-in is 2pm, check-out 11am. 

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Gumtree cottage lounge

Gumtree lounge at night

Gumtree Cottage kitchen from nook

Gumtree Cottage nook

Gumtree Cottage nook with TV

Gumtree Cottage front bedroom

Gumtree Cottage bedroom off lounge

Gumtree Cottage kids' walk-through bedroom

Gumtree Cottage bathroom

Gumtree Cottage shower and toilet

Gumtree Cottage from under the gum Gumtree Cottage towards north balcony
TV nook Gumtree back patio at night Gumtree hammock
Lounge Gumtree Cottage front porch Gumtree Cottage from back gate
Kitchen Gumtree Cottage winter daisies Gumtree Cottage lemons

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