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The Owl House

Posted on Fri February 26, 2016.

Link your Karoo road trip with a Victorian sojourn in Matjiesfontein, to the awe-inspiring sight of the Valley of Desolation; and finish off in Nieu Bethesda with a visit to one of the Karoo’s most precious cultural treasures, the Owl House.

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The Olive Schreiner Cottage

Posted on Sat February 20, 2016.

Olive Schreiner, one of the first voices of literature and feminism in South Africa, lived in Matjiesfontein for a number of years.

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Matjies Memorials

Posted on Fri February 12, 2016.

Matjiesfontein is a place saturated with history—you simply have to walk down its quiet main street to feel the hum of the past all around you.

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A walk around our gardens

Posted on Fri February 5, 2016.

Our lovingly curated gardens are an oasis of green amidst the Klein Karoo scrub; a fertile desert hideaway that attracts diverse birdlife.

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The Farm Stall

Posted on Fri January 29, 2016.

You’ll find our Farm Stall inside the old Masonic Hotel (also known as Ou Losieshuis); just through The Coffee House.

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