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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
23° 54' 39.77" S
29° 58' 12.83" E