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About Glen Avon Farm

Glen Avon Farm, near the historic little town of Somerset East in South Africa's malaria-free Eastern Cape, lies at the foot of Boschberg Mountain and provides a perfect environment for a farm holiday. It also offers gracious accommodation in its historic cottages and being close to both Somerset East and the R63, it is very accessible.

Stately mountains, lush valleys, forests, rock formations, streams and delightful vistas make an exhilarating environment for a farm holiday for those who love nature and what it has to offer. Birding is excellent and hiking opportunities of all degrees abound. Lovers of flora and fauna will find plenty to interest them, while those who like animals will enjoy our farm life.

If what you need is simply to get away from city pressures, to relax and maybe take a plunge in the pool or play a little tennis, Glen Avon will provide a restorative farm holiday. Our guest accommodation consists of two restored cottages with self-catering and bed and breakfast facilities. The main farmhouse accommodation comprises two guest bedrooms sleeping four guests each, and both cottages feature fireplaces for winter evenings, as well as barbecue facilities.

Family friendly: Jungle gym and swings. Enclosed pool area


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Eastern Cape

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans


  • 3 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

No pets except of course under special conditions. Ours is a working farm and we cannot allow dogs to roam around. Rates vary according to the number of people occupying the cottages. In Peak Season, a minimum rate of R660 for Hart Cottage and R880 for Pecan Cottage applies.

Availability and pricing

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  • Garden Close Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering This bedroom consists of a queen sized bed and a single bed.it has a spacious en suite room with kettle and microwave,... see more Features:  Queen beds, Single beds
    from R800 For 2 guests
    • Adults
      • Hart's Cottage Sleeps 5 Includes: Self-catering Hart's Cottage is a garden cottage that is an original 1817 thatched wattle and daub dwelling. It is set in a garden... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, Private bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Self-catering see more Twin beds, Double beds, Private bathroom, Mountain views, Fireplace, Self-catering, Garden views, No Smoking in Rooms
        from R900 For 2 guests
        • Adults
          • Pecan Cottage Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering Pecan Cottage is a cosy cottage set among large pecan trees and lush rolling pastures. The unit comprises three bedroom... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, Private bathroom, Fireplace, Self-catering, Garden views see more Twin beds, Double beds, Private bathroom, Fireplace, Self-catering, Garden views, No Smoking in Rooms
            from R950 For 2 guests
            • Adults

              Reviews for Glen Avon Farm

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              Louisa Shneor
              11 October 2018

              Quaint historical farm of seven generations providing employment to locals and enabling those fortunate to be on holiday to truly relax in a venue of tranquility for the soul.

              Annelien Blignaut, South Africa
              25 April 2016

              thanks for a great weekend...for accomodating the family..we had a wonderful relaxing weekend.

              Charon Cronjé, South Africa
              31 October 2013

              Beautiful, charming and historical house which takes you back to how our ancestors lived. Lovely to be surrounded by nature. Kids enjoyed exploring the farm. Allison Brown is such a lovely and friendly host. Will definitely want to stay there again. Highly recommend it to anyone.

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              Glen Avon Farm is 6.4km from the centre of Somerset East , the nearest airport 141.6km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling