Stanford Valley Guest Farm – perfect location for weekend get-away

Stanford Valley Guest Farm
Photo credit: Hansie Oosthuizen

Stanford Valley Guest Farm nestles in the valley of the Klein River, 10km outside the quint village of Stanford, along the R326 to Napier, only two-hours’ drive from Cape Town and 34km from Hermanus.

The guest farm is the perfect location for couples or families for a weekend get-away from the hustle and bustle of city life, a small wedding, a conference or a base to explore the beautiful surroundings. Two hundred-and-fifty of the 440ha farm are part of a Nature Conservancy and covered in a wide variety of fynbos, while the most attractive aspect of Stanford Valley Guest House is its serene country atmosphere. The guest farm offers comfortable accommodation in their charming, self-catering cottages and large en-suite rooms. The cottages are built around a central werf, giving it the feeling of a small village whilst allowing each guest unit the privacy of its own stoep and garden – surrounded by sweeping lawns, paddocks and incredible mountain views.

The cottages and rooms are decorated in warm colours with an old-fashioned touch, and boast with a fireplace for utmost comfort during winter.

Enjoy contemporary country cooking prepared by the talented Manor House kitchen team at this popular Overberg restaurant where meals are served against a backdrop of mid-century modern décor, eclectic art and breath-taking views of the Akkedisberg Mountains.

There are many activities at the Stanford Valley Guest Farm that might interest you. Take a walk up to the farm dam on the hill to catch some sun on the jetty; relax at one of the picnic tables under the trees; put on your walking boots and go hiking into the mountains to admire the fynbos and enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding farms, enjoy the mountain biking trails; admire the structural elements near the Manor House, from sculptures, stone walls and water features to the raised herb garden with its heady aromas; browse through the art gallery; relax on your porch with a glass of wine and a book, or listen to the chattering of the birds and the buzzing of bees.

For more information contact 072 198 0862 or visit