Bedrooms : 3
Bathrooms : 2
Max. Sleep : 8
Ochre House
Holiday House
Champagne Valley
Central Drakensberg

Ochre House
Central Drakensberg

Architecturally designed holiday home at the top end of the Champagne valley near to the Drakensberg Sun hotel.
Use of hotel facilities (out of season).


Double storey house overlooking scenic farmland and mountains. Accommodation comprises three bedrooms (2 double bedrooms and one twin bedroom) and 2 bathrooms. Feature lounge with TV and fireplace opening onto enclosed patio with built-in braai. Modern fully equipped kitchen adjoins lounge. Attractive landscaped indigenous garden.


The property backs onto Drakensberg Wilderness area with access through Monks Cowl and Champagne Castle. Idyllic holiday retreat for the whole family in a prime tourism area (golf, restaurants, arts and crafts centres etc are all nearby).


From Durban: Take the N3 north and soon after the Estcourt turnoff you will see the Estcourt North/Giants Castle turnoff to the central berg resorts. Travel for about 15km on this road passing through Loskop and for a further 5km until reach the Tokosisa info centre at the crossroads with the R600. Turn left here and drive 9km into the Champagne Valley.


From Johannesburg: Take the N3 to Harrismith- circumvent the town staying on the freeway - and take the offramp into town and the road to Bloemfontein. Take the road to Bethlehem a couple of kms outside of Harrismith and turn left on the R712 "alternate route" to Durban after about 8km, and then left again onto the R74 which will take you via the Sterkfontein dam and Oliviershoek Pass into KZN and Bergville. Carry on to Winterton (20km) and turn right straight after crossing the Tugela. Proceed on the R600 to central berg resorts (approx 15km).

On entering the Champagne Valley, pass the Champagne Sports Resort, go down small hill and take a right fork into the Cathkin Valley and the Drak Sun hotel. At the hotel, you will pass through a boom gate , go over a grid and turn left at the traffic circle up the hill into Yellowwood Drive. Ochre House is approx 500m up on the left in the first small cul-de-sac (No 9 Yellowwood Drive)

Rates and Reservations

For reservations and enquiries please phone Underberg Hideaways on 033-343 1564
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