The Ponds offer two fully equipped quaint self catering stand alone cottage’s in the Central Drakensberg, Champagne Valley area which is close to Winterton.
The Ponds is a really wonderful retreat, it is set amongst huge trees, some of which are 150 years old. There are stunning views of magnificent mountains namely: Champagne Castle, Mount Cathkin and Sterkhorn.
As the light changes, you have a very different scene every 20 minutes. This is sheer music to the soul and great inspiration to artists.
They are a small establishment with only two fully equipped self catering cottages , they are called Guinea Fowl Cottage and Ferndale Cottage.
Ferndale Cottage consists of a living room, two bedrooms; one with a king-size bed, the other with two single beds. Each bedroom has its own bathroom. One with a bath, the other with a shower. The cottage has a fireplace to keep you warm on winter evenings, a small stove and refrigerator, a kettle, a toaster, the usual pots, pans, crockery and necessary utensils.
Guinea Fowl Cottage consists of a living room, two bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. It is equipped with a little “Queen Anne” stove which takes anthracite, (to keep you warm on winter evenings), a small gas stove, a microwave, refrigerator, kettle, electric frying pan, fondue set and the usual utensils. The rooms are furnished with queen sized beds and duvets. There is also have a Webber braai. The cottages are serviced daily.
Activities to do in the surrounding area include horse riding, golf, mountain climbing, zip lining, quad biking, paintball, shopping, game driving, helicopter flips and plenty more. There are lovely coffee shops, restaurants and Hotels in the area that can provide any meals should you not wish to cook.