Jan Harmsgat - Location
Conveniently situated a leisurely half-hour's drive, through beautiful
farm-lands, from Swellendam, Jan Harmsgat Guest Farm has seen a renaissance that
captures its rich past, in a way that fits in with the discerning traveller's
needs: Space, charm and an unsurpassed opportunity to indulge in an authentic
country ambience and history.
Jan Harmsgat - Accommodation
accommodation is in understated elegance and comfort in the original slave
quarters, and consists of four large en-suite rooms with an adjoining
lounge. Two loft rooms and the guest lounge boast expansive mountain
Guests are treated to understated elegance and comfort, combining the
power of its original 1-metre thick walls, yellowwood details and
authentic "Overberg" style.
Jan Harmsgat -
Guests may relax by the pool with a book from
the extensive library or explore the surrounding wine routes, as well as
museums and heritage sites in nearby Swellendam and surrounding areas.
Activities offered at or nearby Jan Harmsgat include:
Indigenous wildlife such as Springbuck,
Grey Rheebuck and Ostriches are to be seen here.
Explore the orchards of fruit, nut and
olive trees on the 680 ha farm.
Swelledam is the 3rd oldest town in South
Africa so imbued with the history of S.A.
Nearby Bontebok Park
Wine tasting in the Robertson Wine Valley
Cape Agulhas ( only because it is the
Southern Most tip of Africa and would appeal to light house fanatics)