Amohela ho Spitskop is a 310 hectare Country Retreat in the magnificent Eastern Free State Highlands, on the Clocolan/Ficksburg border. The Retreat has a 4 star grading in the self-catering category from the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa and is the winner of the 2007 AA Award for the category Self Catering Cottages/Chalets.
Nestled in a valley between Ficksburg and Clocolan, a visit to this privately owned Reserve is an absolute must. Built from beautiful local stone, the cottages are large, luxurious, tastefully equipped for self-catering, the decor exceptional. With huge open fires, big comfy couches, books, magazines and views to die for, this is the perfect getaway for the discerning guest.
The Retreat offers fly fishing, walks, hikes, mountain & cycle trails, birding, small game, self drive day trips, seclusion & privacy. For television and radio we have incredibly beautiful night skies and endless silence. ediscover your soul in the vast space and timelessness of the Highlands, where magnificent sunrises and sunsets begin and end each day.
Each house has a superb open plan living area with a well equipped kitchen, charming lounge and dining area and plenty of space and light.
French doors and windows lead from both the lounge and the bedrooms onto the covered deck, with magnificent views of the Maluti Mountains. Each house has a Weber Braai. The houses are self-catering and fully serviced on a daily basis. Full English breakfasts are served at Dassie House, the beautifully restored original farmhouse (on request).
One of the stone cottages
Porcupine House and Guinea Fowl House each have two superb heated bedrooms and two heated bathrooms, whilst Mongoose House has three bedrooms and two bathrooms
Birding is excellent, with those Free State "specials" chats and larks in abundance.Blue and white quilled korhaan are resident, secretary birds a frequent sighting.Large flocks of water fowl, waders and comical guinea fowl are seen daily on dams and in the fields, and blue crane a rare and stunning sight.
The Maluti Mountains covered with snow. A 2ha dam is stocked with trout, and adjacent deep water quarry with black bass and carp. A further 5ha dam is stocked with rainbow trout, black bass, and that latest of fly fishing fun, barbel.
Catch and release is encouraged, only fly fishing methods and equipment are permitted and each cottage has a bag limit charged per kilogram for take-home catch.Ficksburg, the home of the Cherry Festival, is an easy 20 minute drive. The Retreat, on 14 kms of gravel road, is an easy 3? hour drive from Johannesburg and 1? hour drive from Bloemfontein.
Amohela Ho Spitskop Country Retreat - Clocolan
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