Ann's Villa is one of the country's oldest coaching inns, built in 1864 in the Eastern Cape. It is a national monument at the foot of the Zuurberg Pass. All self-catering rooms are furnished with bedding and towels, guests only have to bring their own food and drink.
Ann's Villa is an excellent destination for those looking for somewhere historic and interesting, a place to immerse themsleves in 19th century South Africa. The house can be booked as an entire unit or as individual rooms.
Guests can shop in the original 1864 general goods store or explore the history of blacksmithing and wheel-making in the blacksmith museum. Meditate on the past and future in a special room dedicated to fully experiencing the incredible peace and quiet of the place. In the evening guests can play some snooker and games.
Fully researched history is available as are self-guided walks of some of the rich medicinal flora of the region. Ramble through 1000 acres of biodiversity and enjoy the 200 species of birds recorded in the area, plus small mammals and kudu. Guests can also visit the historic graveyard.
Booking is essential.
No credit card facilities are available.