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  • Tranquil accommodation

    10 minutes walk from the heart of Prince Albert

  • Luxury accommodation

    Stretch out on our extra length king-size beds!

  • Luxury accommodation

    Air-conditioning, mosquito nets and mosquito screens on the windows

  • Privacy and comfort

    Enjoy your own outdoor braai area

  • Sun-downers

    Enjoy sun-downers after a hot summer's day

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Luxury self-catering cottage in the heart of Prince Albert

Explore Prince Albert & the Karoo

The Olive Thrush cottage offers a peaceful and tranquil retreat, within a few minutes’ walk from the Karoo’s beautiful countryside and about a ten minutes’ walk from the picturesque town of Prince Albert.

Luxury accommodation

The bedroom has one extra length king-size bed, and two extra length single beds. The bathroom has a large shower and soft fluffy towels. The more adventurous have the option to shower outside, under the stars.

Pond View

Peace & quiet

After a hot summer’s day enjoy your sun-downers at our dam in the shade of our trees and watch the nest-building weavers while listening to the chatter of the birds.

Comments from our guests

31 December 2017
“We had a lovely stay at the Olive Thrush Cottage. Thanks so much for the hospitality and friendliness. Wonderful and peaceful with the softest evening light imaginable. ”
Graeme and Kate (Port Elisabeth)
26 November 2017
“Baie dankie vir alles! Die eenvoud is hemels en meer as genoeg! Ek kom beslis weer!”
Retha (Oudtshoorn)
22 November 2017
“What a delightful stay in your lovely cottage. Thanks for the eggs, butter, milk and coffee things – very thoughtful of you.”
Dave and Bette Eaton (Natal Midlands Meander)
Renate and Jurgen (Hamburg, Germany)
28 September 2017
“Thank you for our stay in your wonderful cottage with the nice garden. We had everything here that we needed. Thank you for the eggs, milk, tea and coffee!”
Annette and Hans Wiedermann (Dortmund, Germany)
28th February 2016:
“What a gem. Had two wonderful days. Exquisitely comfortable bed, and all amenities perfect. Most friendly and helpful host. Would always stay here when we next visit.”
Peter and Caroline Hugo (Perth, Western Australia)
11th February 2016:
“Eine Oase hier. Es war wundershon. Ein Haus fur uns alleine. Wir kommen wieder. ”
Christine + Erhard Thomann (Switzerland)
16th Feb 2016:
“What a lovely cottage and a beautiful property.
Our family of 4 was very comfortable. We are all loving South Africa!”
Laurie, David, Andrew and Thomas – The Finch Family (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
9th Maart 2016:
“Dank voor jullie gastvryheid. Wy hadden hier twee super dagen in jullie fantastische accomodatie.”
Hilde en Christian Devos (Belgium)
20th March 2016:
“What a gem! Unfortunately we spent only one night in this awesome place. We loved the mosquito nets, the eggs, the tranquillity, the interior, everything is perfect! Will come back soon and stay longer! ”
Renate and Jurgen (Hamburg, Germany)
13th March 2016:
“What a lovely cottage! Our one night stay was definitely too short.”
Bianca and Steffen, (Hamburg Germany)