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Eagles Rock

Eagles’ Rock accommodation, a beautiful piece of God’s creation set in the magnificent Southern Drakensberg Mountains, near Underberg and Himeville. (Only 7,7km out of Underberg on the Drakensberg Gardens Road.)

Eagle’s Rock is magnificently positioned on a mountain plateau overlooking the Umzimkulu River and lush farmlands. Being owner run, ensures a very warm welcome, wonderful hospitality and an enjoyable holiday.

The owner Gavin, a practicing veterinarian and keen trout fisherman will gladly assist you in your quest for that elusive 10 pounder. They also have a rowing boat, canoe and two paddle-skis available.

Honeymoon accommodation is perfect in Kestrel or Falcon cottage or bring the whole family and friends to Lammergeier log cabin or Sparrowhawk log and block cottage.

Each cottage is fully equipped with stove, microwave, fridge, crockery, cutlery and bedding. Deep-freeze available should you require extra space. Enjoy winter evenings before a cosy log fire. Enjoy the tranquility of 25 acres of pure spring water and lovely views. Wander through the pine forest, scramble over the koppies, add to the checklist of over 100 bird species or fly fish in our well stocked trout dam.

For the more energetic there is river tubing, canoeing, mountain walks/biking, horse riding, tennis, squash and golf available nearby. Spend a day hiking in the national Parks Board areas or enjoy going on a Rock Art excursion. All accommodation cottages are comfortably apportioned, fully equipped, and serviced from Monday to Saturday. We are the ideal “getaway from it all” destination. (But for those who require to stay in touch they do have good cell phone reception.)

Chalets may be occupied at 14H00 on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 10H00 on the day of departure.

 

More information on the cottages:

Jackal Buzzard cottage has a small bedroom downstairs with a double bed. Fairly steep steps (not for the infirm) lead to a large bedroom upstairs which also has a double bed and a lovely view. Downstairs there is a full bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and basin. The living room has a Jetmaster log fireplace and is open plan into a small breakfast nook cum dining area and well equipped custom built kitchen with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. The door opens up onto a covered patio. There is a portable braai.

 

Sparrowhawk cottage is a 3 bedroom log and block chalet. The main bedroom has a bathroom ensuite which consists of bath, basin and toilet. The other 2 bedrooms have 2 single beds in each and there is another small bathroom with a shower,loo and wash hand basin. There is a well equipped kitchen with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. The large living area has a log fireplace and dining-room area. Double doors open up onto a covered patio with views across the valley and down to the trout dams. There is also a braai area.

 

Lammergeier is a beautiful hand crafted log cabin with magnificent 360 degree views. Downstairs there are 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with 2 single beds. There is one full bathroom with a bath, shower, basin and toilet and another separate toilet with hand basin. The large living area cum dining-room area and has a log fireplace and is open plan into the well equipped kitchen consisting of gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. Double doors open up onto a wooden deck and a single door opens up onto a covered deck. Upstairs there is a large open plan loft with 6 single beds and above this is another small loft with 2 mattresses on the floor for which we do not supply linen. There is also a braai area

Falcon is a cosy cottage consisting of a large open plan room with a double-bed and sleeper couch for a child. It has an en-suite bathroom which consists of bath, shower, basin and toilet. There are two easy chairs facing a large window through which one can see “forever”. A log fire will keep you warm during the cold winter nights. The custom built kitchen is fully equipped with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery. A side door opens onto a covered patio and braai area, with magnificent views.

 

FISH EAGLE chalet has got 3 bedrooms. Bedroom One consists of a double bed with an en – suite shower, toilet and basin. The sitting room leads into the kitchen which is well equipped, with a gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery, this is the best room of the cottage as it lead off onto an enclosed balcony with lovely views down towards the Umzimkulu river and farmlands, ideal for early morning breakfasts. Bedroom Two (Open Plan) consist of double bed and two single beds with an en-suite bathroom, toilet and wash basin. An upstairs loft is accessible by means of a steep ladder from this room – ideally situated for kids with two single beds.

 

Kestrel is a cosy Harvey thatched one bedroom cottage with double bed. The ensuite bathroom consists of bath, shower toilet and basin. The large living area has a custom built kitchen (well equipped with gas stove, fridge, microwave, pots and pans, crockery and cutlery) with breakfast nook at one end – easy chairs, a single bed and log fireplace at the other. The door opens onto a small wooden deck and braai area with magnificent views


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