Far Away Place (Nguni Cottage) Midlands Meander

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Entire cottage hosted by Marc

  1. 6 guests
  2. 3 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 2 baths
Dedicated workspace
A common area with wifi that’s well-suited for working.
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In the HEART of the KWAZULU NATAL MIDLANDS MEANDER. - A “Far Away Place” (NGUNI COTTAGE) is a gay-owned two-bedroom cottage with views of the Karkloof Mountains, trout fishing, a vast Pine forest & its own fire pit & water pool feature. We are 5km on the old Curry's Post Road from Terbodore & a short 12km drive into Nottingham Road. We love our dogs, all 6 of them. Smooches, Chino, Toffee, Peanut, Jelly Bean & Lady.) If dogs are not for you, then our cottage is not recommended.

The space
The brand new cottage includes open plan loung, dining and loft area (which has it's own queen size bed). An upstairs bedroom (also with a queen bed) & bathroom featuring toilet and basin for upstairs guests.

The main bedroom downstairs also features a queen bed and its own en-suite bathroom & huge walk in shower with views to the mountains.

Lounge and main bedroom open up onto a large patio with views to forever over mountains and forests. The cherry on the cake is an outdoor shower - feel free to also take a dip in the water feature pool to cool off on hot days!

All beds have premium Egyptian Cotton linen and the cottage has internet, sound bar, UHD 43" Samsung TV, and a Nespresso machine for coffee while you watch the glorious sunrise over the unspoilt views right in front of your bedroom and lounge area.

We have 5 Dacshund’s and a gentle SPCA special … our dogs are our children… so if you do not like dogs, please do not book with us. While you will not have too much interaction with them… as Nguni is 300m from our home … it is there property :)

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

What this place offers

River view
Mountain view
Lake access
Kitchen
Wifi
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
40" HDTV with Netflix
Free washer – In building

7 nights in Howick

Dec 7, 2022 - Dec 14, 2022

4.93 out of 5 stars from 30 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Curry’s Post is a beautifully scenic area in the heart of the Midlands Meander that lies between Mooi River and Howick. It has a quaint history that involves the Curry Family, after whom Curry’s Post is named, who settled here, establishing an overnight wagon and cart stop - in essence a staging post.

It is the more natural and quiet side of the Meander and that is what we LOVE about it.

Hosted by Marc

  1. Joined in April 2015
  • 188 Reviews
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Myself and my partner Lee have always dreamed of being able to own a little slice of the beautiful Natal Midlands and this year we have managed to realise that dream. We both love to travel, with our favorite countries being Italy, Germany, Croatia & Madagascar.

Being a gay couple of 29 years, we love movies, music and eating good food - so traveling is also about experiencing the local culture and cuisine.

Our Midlands home has two beautiful cottages - a 2 bedroom cottage (one bedroom a loft room) called DASHY COTTAGE and another new on called NGUNI COTTAGE (2 full bedrooms with another 2 3/4 beds on the loft landing. Nguni has 2 bathrooms and a gorgeous outdoor shower. While being close enough to all the magic the Midlands Meander has to offer, it will feel like you are a long way from everything - with views to a beautiful dam, huge Pine forest and the mountains of the Karkloof valley.

Far Away Place also has its own airfield and runway for guests wishing to fly in for the weekend. We are fortunate enough to own our own aircraft and have flown to every neighboring country bordering South Africa and even to Madagascar!

We are social people, love our dogs (we have 5 of them - 4 Dachshunds and an adopted stray from the SPCA). If you are needing a breather from the city or your hectic travel schedule - you may just love our place. Our dogs are super friendly so if you are not keen on dogs - then perhaps our gorgeous cottages may not be for you :)

Being a gay couple we are very obviously gay-friendly - but being gay is by NO MEANS a prerequisite to enjoying our beautiful spot in Curry's Post on the Midlands Meander - so we are hetero-friendly LOL.

Every man dies. Not every man really lives. (William Wallace) - So come live a little when you share our Far Away Place, that is not too far away from everything.
Myself and my partner Lee have always dreamed of being able to own a little slice of the beautiful Natal Midlands and this year we have managed to realise that dream. We both love…

Co-hosts

  • Lee

During your stay

We live and work on the property - so we are here should guests need assistance.

Marc is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy