McGregor holiday cottage rental with fireplace, TV, rural retreat and DVD

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  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

Orchard Cottage is a beautiful self-catering cottage situated in an apricot orchard in the town of McGregor, in the beautiful Breede River Valley of the Western Cape. The cottage can accommodate up to four adult guests and has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a open plan living room, and a small kitchen.

The main bedroom has a queen-size bed and the second bedroom has twin single beds. The first bathroom has a bath, toilet and basin, and the second bathroom has a shower, toilet and basin.

The small kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering (includes a microwave, stove, kettle, toaster and full size fridge-freezer). The lounge has a romantic fireplace, a flat screen TV with Netflix and a DVD player. The garden features barbecue facilities for relaxed entertaining and children play area with a swing and sand pit.

The cottage is situated at the edge of town and has beautiful views of the mountains and nature reserve. Secure parking in a cul-de-sac at the end of a private road is offered

Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 2: Double Bed
  • 1 En suite, 1 Shower room

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Swing set
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Interaction with guest

We will send guest a code for the lock of the post box with the key so that guest can enter the house. There is a automatic gate at the private roads starting point on 7 Voortrekker. The code will be send to you before your arrival. We will communicate with guest via e-mail, sms or Whatsapp . It is your time in McGregor and we see that the cottages is your home for the time that you are in McGregor. There will thus be no contact between guests and staff during your stay.
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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 14:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

Please do not use the fire place as a "braai area" as this fire place is only to keep the house warm in winter

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About the owner

Petro B.
Calendar updated:
22 Feb 2024

Years listed:
8

Based in:
South Africa
Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 14 Oct 2015. Located in Western Cape, it has 6 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate is £287.
The property’s calendar was last updated on 22 Feb 2024.
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Reviews

4.5
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6 reviews
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honiball
durbanville

Fantastic well equipped cottage
Jan 2020

We stayed in Orchard cottage for two nights We were pleasantly suprised to see all the personal touch and conveniences that you do not always get The cottage is so wonderful that I can understand… More 

Reviewed 17 Jan 2020

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Gunnel E
Gothenburg, Sweden

Lovely old cottage
Feb 2018

Perfectly and interesting refurbished now including all modern comforts. Hot when it was very hot outside. The double bed was the best so far in South Africa!

Reviewed 15 Feb 2018

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Owner's reply:
Thanks for staying with us. We hope that you had a wonderful time in South Africa and even if it was very hot this Feb., that you will still come back to see more wonderful places

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not TripAdvisor LLC.

Gavin_Sher
South Africa

Felt at home the minute I walked through the door
Jan 2018

This was our third visit to McGregor and we struck gold this time. Petro has such a lovely cottage and we absolutely loved the stay. Even before our stay she was super helpful and friendly and sent me… More 

Reviewed 27 Jan 2018

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Owner's reply:
Gavin, thanks for this very positive review. As a guest you need to feel that the cottage is your house for the time that you are there. Hope to see you back in McGregor in the future

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rckt6667
Kommetjie, South Africa

Wonderful and peaceful
Jul 2017

Orchard cottage was an excellent choice, Clean, spacious for a family of four with adult children sharing a big room and bathroom. Our room was perfect, enough blankets and heaters to keep you warm an… More 

Reviewed 23 Jul 2017

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Owner's reply:
Thanks for these hard-warming comments. We hope to see you coming back to McGregor in the future again

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not TripAdvisor LLC.

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Cute and cozy cottage in tranquil setting
Apr 2016

I found this cottage in McGregor to be well equipped and perfect for a night or two to explore the quant little town.

Reviewed 24 Apr 2016

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Owner's reply:
Thanks for staying with us. I hope that we will see you or some of your friends in the future again in McGregor

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not TripAdvisor LLC.

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Petro (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

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Send Petro (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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Why can't I call Petro (the owner) before booking?

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How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

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You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Petro (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Petro (the owner) a message.

If Petro (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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