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Barry House on Riverton

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Barry House on Riverton horse stud & wine farm
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9 reviews
Barry House on Riverton horse stud & wine farm
Young horses at play
'To live long, it is necessary to live slowly.' Cicero
The Duncan & Hubertha Barry en-suite bedroom with brass queen sized bed. Sleeps 2)
Roman bath of the Duncan & Hubertha room
Twin bedroom adjoining the Duncan & Hubertha en-suite (Sleeps 2)
The Joseph Barry en-suite bedroom with King sized bed (Sleeps 2)
The Victorian bathroom of the Joseph Barry room
Family/TV Lounge
Table Tennis, card table and beverage fridge in Family/TV Lounge
George & Philippa room with King bed & a single. Has private patio overlooking the rose garden
Hamilton Barry Room (sleeps 3)
Hannah's room with queen sized bed (sleeps 2)
Dining Room
Sitting Room
Fully equipped Kitchen with gas, electric & microwave ovens and a dishwasher
Barry House surrounded by trees
Barry House garden
Mares give birth from August to mid November each year. Guests are welcome to watch.
Canoeing on the Breede river that runs through the farm
Riverton thoroughbred stud & wine farm driveway
Mare frolicking in the water
Foal
Aerial view of Riverton showing one of the farm dams on the right
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Overview
Farmhouse -
6 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Robertson, Western Cape
Exclusive self-catering 4 star original farmhouse with modern bathrooms on Riverton thoroughbred horse stud and wine farm. Nestled in the heart of wine tasting estates in the Breede Valley, 6 km from the restaurants in the village of Robertson. Sleeps 10 to 14 guests in 6 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms. Relax in the shade of the long veranda and drink in the magnificent views of the horse paddocks and vineyards back-dropped by the Langeberg mountains.

The bedrooms have either an ac or a fan and panel heater and coffee/tea making facilities. The home is spacious with a lounge, dining room, breakfast room, fully equipped kitchen and family/TV room with a flat screen TV offering the full DSTV bouquet of channels, DVD, iPad/IPhone docking station, card table, board games and table tennis.Guests are welcome to walk around the farm or wander down...
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Listing #HL341458
About the Owner
Natasha B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:89%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
Guests will be welcomed and given a tour of the house. A guest book and a map of the activities in the area are available in the sitting room for your convenience. The owners live on the farm 400m away and are available should guests require any assistance or information.
Reviews from our community
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1 - 3 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is a quaint sprawling house that is perhaps a little lost in time. The rooms are nicely done and there's everything you need but it does feel like the owners left thirty years ago It's very close to Robertson and in a vineyard//stud farm,...More

Thank HHH666Y
Management response:Responded 12 April 2018

We appreciate your honest assessments and have included them in our budget planning. To help our guest to enjoy the view whilst chilling on the long veranda we have installed 3 overhead fans - the moving air currents are successfully keeping the flies away. Whilst...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had the privilege to stay in Barry House for a weekend. Each of our group had a lovely bedroom and could enjoy the most lovely decor and antique furniture while being spoiled with all the modern facilities. The owners were friendly and welcoming and...More

Thank IP_CapeTown
Management response:Responded 31 January 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review! We love that you and your group appreciate the historic charm of Barry House on Riverton as much as we do. Good to hear that our staff were friendly and efficient and came up trumps with your home-baked bread...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Barry House is a delightful old family home on a beautiful horse farm. The house is wonderfully presented with ample space for large groups. The setting is outstanding, offering beauty and tranquility. We were lucky enough to witness a goal being born, which was fantastic....More

Thank Angie047
Management response:Responded 28 November 2016

Very glad that you had the opportunity to experience that special moment of a foal being born and then taking its first wobbly steps! So awe inspiring! Thank you for your wonderful review and we look forward to welcoming you back to Barry House!

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (14)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
Drink the water provided in the jugs or from the reverse osmosis spout in the kitchen - the tap water comes from the farm dam. Smoking is only allowed outside the house - ashtrays...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Fulls
    2 Kings
    6 Twins
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£120
£200
£1,100
£3,350
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Barry House is let as a unit, irrespective of the number of guests in any one party (maximum of 14) that wish to book the house. Scroll the flag on the top right to select your currency.
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About the neighbourhood
The people in the picturesque Robertson area are warm and friendly. Wine tasting is usually offered at no charge. Viljoensdrift wine estate also offers picnic lunches to be enjoyed on board a river cruise down the Breede. Nerina offers authentic South African cuisine breakfasts, lunches & sundown dinners on board a barge. Birds Paradise has 300 cages of exotic birds and animals with a play park for the children to enjoy whilst the adults enjoy the tea room. Breakfast or partake of a low GI lunch under the pepper trees or in air conditioned luxury at neighbouring Bon Courage wine estate. Celebrate sun down at Mo & Rose whilst strolling through their extensive cactus garden.
Getting around
Contact us to arrange a wine tour. However to really explore the area it is advisable to rent a car at the airport. Due to the vastness of the country South Africa's transport system is not that convenient.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Cape Town International : 122.0 km
Contact us to arrange an airport transfer to Robertson. To really explore the area it is however advisable to rent a car at the airport. Due to the vastness of the country South Africa's transport system is not that convenient.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 120.0 km.
Nearby cities
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