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About Request Farm Cottage

Nestled on a working cattle and sheep farm, close to the quaint village of Bedford in the Eastern Cape, Request Farm Cottage offers a tranquil haven and a secluded experience for guests. The farm is only a two-hour drive from Port Elizabeth and East London, thus offering an ideal weekend breakaway for city dwellers seeking an opportunity to get away from it all.

Relax on the leather couches in front of the fireplace in winter and listen to some music in candle light, or play one of the family games provided. There is no TV as this is the time to reconnect with family and friends. Laze in the morning sun with a magazine or book on the veranda which offers a spectacular view over the savannah grasslands and the Kaga Mountains. The cottage is service daily and there are braai facilities available with braai packs and firewood for sale.

Apart from enjoying the secluded atmosphere, you are welcome to walk or hike in the fresh air while enjoying the views and getting close to many species of antelope which roam the grasslands, or even go fishing in one of the nearby dams. Mountain biking is one of our main attractions where we offer a cycle safari for a few days, on a safe and quiet route that takes you through the historical settler’s country, with a few national monuments on the way. Guests are also welcome to bring their quad bikes to explore the area.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 5 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering, Country House
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 1 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Hiking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

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  • Self-catering Cottage Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering This Self-catering Cottage has two en-suite bedrooms; the main bedroom has two single beds that can be converted into a... see more Features:  King beds, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Air-Conditioning, Fireplace see more King beds, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Air-Conditioning, Fireplace, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Heater, Radio, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, No Smoking in Rooms, Hair Dryer, Garden views
    from €55 For 2 guests
    • Adults

      Reviews for Request Farm Cottage

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      Therina , South Africa
      14 July 2014

      If you need rest and peace, this is the place for you. It was nice to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. We took our quad bikes and explored the 3800ha. It was absolutely fabulous. Thanks for a GREAT weekend.

      Request Farm Cottage Map

      Request Farm Cottage is 11.9km from the centre of Bedford , the nearest airport 148.5km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
      *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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