We are an established 4* bed and breakfast located outside Mooi river on the Hlatikulu road towards Giants Castle catering for guests who are in search of comfortable Country Style hospitality and living.
Our humble, but luxury home consists of 5 private cottages. All cottages are of a high standard, with en-suite bathrooms, fire places and private veranda's.
The five farm cottages "Mooi", "Umgeni", "Bushman", "Inzinga", and "Berg" face an uninterrupted, spectacular view of Giants Castle and the central Drakensberg.
Old Rearsby has the best vantage point from which to see the Berg`s glorious dawn and sunset colours. In winter, dining room log fires add charm to the 100-year-old farmhouse, while in summer, lazy breakfasts can be enjoyed under the plane tree or on the stoep.
For those who enjoy the great outdoors, fishing, golf and riding can easily be arranged. Weenen and Kamberg Game Reserves, the Sani Pass and Giants Castle make wonderful day trips from Old Rearsby.
Our luxury accommodation offers the following.
Mooi cottage is equipped with a queen bed, Victorian bath, fireplace fridge, microwave, separate lounge, comfy sleeper couch, private veranda & barbeque facility
Umgeni cottage is equipped with 2 double beds, fireplace, fridge, microwave and private veranda
Bushman cottage is equipped with queen bed, fireplace, fridge, microwave and private veranda.
Berg cottage is equipped with a queen bed/ twin, shower, fireplace fridge, microwave,private veranda & barbeque facility, magnificent and uninterrupted berg views, fully self catering kitchen, family suite.
Our linen is the softest percale, topped with duckdown pillows.
Fishing, clay pigeon shooting(min 8 people) horse riding, hiking, hot air ballooning
What to do
Things to see
If a decadent shopping spree is what our guests have in mind, they will not be disappointed. The Midlands Meander is a pandora’s box, all of it’s own. From décor, to linen, beautiful jewelery, to fine art galleries, sculptors, ceramics, wood turners, glass studios, and even our own little fairy shoppe.
Visit www.midlands-meander.co.za. Not for the faint hearted, is the midlands hot air ballooning experience. Weather permitting, you will be taken on a hot air ride over our beautifull countryside, and Drakensberg foothills
DirectionsFollow the signs from the mooi river engen Garage to Hartford house . 4 km up the Giant's castle road, turn left, down the Hlatikulu rd. Old Rearsby is at the entrance to Hartford, on the Hlatikulu Rd.Beautiful old red brick victorian house.