Stanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof

 

Stanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo

Stanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo

Stanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo

Stanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo

Stanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo

 

 

      

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Description:

Stanford Lake Lodge is proud to be one of the ultimate destinations for fishing, hiking, birding, horse riding, canoeing, biking and 4x4 trails in South Africa. Escape beyond the turmoil of the city - and those over-crowded resorts. Claim your private piece of paradise for a weekend- or more.

Your own piece of paradise ...

Stanford Lake Lodge, less than 3 hour's drive from Pretoria. Just you, close friends, the water, the forests and endless skies.


Accommodation:
Double Storey Log Cabin (sleeps up to 8 guests):
Equipped and decorated to the highest and most soothing standards, the first self-catering lodge is a double-storey log cabin that boasts three double bedrooms, two bathrooms and sleeps eight people. Such is its privacy, you can luxuriate in a bath looked upon only by a forest and an enormous sky. Centre-piece of the spacious open plan living area is a fitted log fire for those quiet, romantic evenings. Two decks give you a choice of forest and lake views and once sundowners are over, the built-in deck braai beckons.

Single Storey Log Cabin (sleeps up to 6 guests):
The second lodge is a single-storey log cabin that has three Bedrooms, one Bathroom and sleeps six people. The 2nd lodge also has an open plan living area which includes a centre fireplace for those quiet, romantic evenings. There is also a Weber braai that can be used on the amazing outside deck that leads out of the lounge and overlooks the spectacular Stanford Lake.

Three Bedroom Cottage
There are three bedrooms; 2 with queen beds in each and one with 2 single beds. The open plan living area consists of a lounge and dining room. The separate kitchen is fully equipped with a stove, fridge, microwave, pots, pans, cutlery, etc... The Fireplace inside is for those chilly nights here on the mountain. Weber Braai outside the enclosed Stoep, which overlooks our 17hectare dam also known as Stanford Lake with the majestic Wolkberg Mountains in the background.


Surrounds:

Listen to the birds in the indigenous forest only a stone throws away!
Take a 2.4km walk through our indigenous forest, which is situated 30m away from the cottages – it is nothing but spectacular – nature at its best! Our bird life is fantastic – Fish Eagles are the norm! The farm boasts a bird list of over 67 birds! Or get on your mountain bike for a 9km ride along a lake, dams, and indigenous forest! 50m away from the Growth Centre - this is available to guests! 500m away from our 17hectare dam also known as Stanford Lake which feeds the Ebenezer Dam via a waterfall here on our farm.

Trout and Bass fly-fishing available.

By choice, no TV in cabins - there are places close by (pubs and restaurants) with TV screens for sports enthusiasts, etc.


Activities and attractions:
Right at your doorstep, the 17 hectare Stanford Lake, whose waterfall feeds the spectacular Ebenezer Dam, has trout and bass to test your fly fishing skills. The lodges are situated on a 127 hectare farm with surrounding areas neighbouring the Ebenezer dam, providing an abundant area of vast exciting trails of exploration for any avid mountain biker or hiker.

There is also an indigenous area of over 30 hectares which is filled with different species indigenous trees which habitat vast species of birds and plants, making it the perfect destination for any plant or bird enthusiast.

Haenertsburg:
Known as “the capital of the land of the Silver Mists”, this enchanting corner of the Limpopo Province forms a natural gateway both to and from the Kruger National Park. Birdlife in the area is prolific, with Knysna and Purple Crested Loeries, several species of eagles and the very rare black fronted bush shrike. Over 187 species of birds have been identified on the mountain.

Plant life enthusiasts will be overwhelmed at the diversity of plant life. Some of South Africa’s most beautiful indigenous forests and grasslands occur here. The best known trees are yellow-woods, stinkwoods and cabbage trees. An exotic tree, the blue-gum, is the tallest man-planted tree in the world. The forests and grasslands are home to an incredible variety of plants and ferns.

gps co-ordinates

23° 54' 39.77" S
29° 58' 12.83" E


Stanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof, LimpopoStanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo

Stanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo

Stanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo

Stanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo

Stanford Lake Lodge, Magoebaskloof, Limpopo