Wildekrans Country House

Country Living in Elgin Valley

A historic 1811 homestead situated in the village of Houw Hoek in the Western Cape

Wildekrans Country House is a historic 1811 homestead situated in the village of Houw Hoek in the Western Cape.

Overlooking a rambling garden that cascades to the river, and silhouetted by a rugged mountain backdrop, the house is furnished with antiques and contemporary South African art. Accommodation with breakfast and dinner is available as is a self-catering option.

All rooms have MNet and WiFi. The homestead has three double rooms including a suite. A separate cottage alongside the homestead is perfect for families or travellers wanting kitchen facilities.

Quirky, burnished by the years, Wildekrans Country House offers a relaxing interlude away from the the daily grind of city life.

Just one hour from Cape Town it is an ideal weekend getaway, or extension to a Mother City visit.

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What people say about Wildekrans Country House

Another World!

What a treat to spend a weekend here on an artist retreat.
It is a special place – peaceful beautiful gardens and views. Every room is individually curated with art and collectables.
Every meal was an occasion – hospitality at its best.

October 2020

I stayed in the cottage with the most beautiful view over the garden towards the mountain.
The room was warm and comfortable. The food was excellent. I highly recommend the homemade muesli and marmalade.
The garden is such a relaxing space with the artwork adding a real sense depth.

September 2020

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