About Amohela ho Spitskop
Amohela ho Spitskop is beautiful, exclusive, close enough to be easily accessible, far enough to be remote, special and magical. Succumb to our large comfortably furnished self catering cottages where we offer seldom found seclusion and privacy in the vast timelessness of the Highlands of the Eastern Free State. The 420 acre Retreat is nestled in a valley between the small rural farming villages of Ficksburg and Clocolan.
The five self catering cottages are spacious and comfortably furnished, with big couches, huge open fires, fully equipped kitchens and have weber braais on the deck-with-a-view.
Porcupine & Guinea Fowl each have two double bedrooms, one with king size bed and one with 2 singles and are en suite.
Mongoose has three bedrooms and two big bathrooms, one bedroom en suite with king size bed, two bedrooms share a bathroom.
Quail Cottage is named after the delightful common quail, a small ground-nesting game bird, found in the areas around the cottage. The barn style self catering cottage,built on a ridge with sweeping views overlooking the beautiful Spitskop valley and beyond to the majestic Maluti Mountains, designed to take just 2 people in absolute luxury, solitude and privacy. Open plan with high wooden beamed ceiling, fully equipped kitchen, comfortable lounge, pampering bath and enclosed shower and toilet, king size bed with beautiful percale linen, and big cuddly duvets. There is a combustion wood burning fire and heated blankets for chilly Highland winters and a weber braai on the covered veranda-with-a-view. The cottage is serviced daily and there is ample parking behind the cottage. Maximum 2 adults no children.
Francolin Self Catering Cottage is named after the delightful grey-wing francolin, a small ground-nesting game bird found in the areas around the cottage. Built on a ridge with views over the valley to the Maluti Mountains in the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho beyond, the beautiful barn style cottage takes just two people in great luxury and solitude.
High wooden beamed ceilings frame the interior with fully equipped kitchen, lounge with comfy chairs and combustion wood burning fire, king size bed with beautiful percale linen and heated blankets for chilly weather, bath with enclosed shower and toilet. There is a weber braai on the covered veranda and ample parking behind the cottage.
Free Wi-Fi is available at the main reception area the Dassie House.
The garden bedrooms, tucked away in the gardens at Dassie House, secluded, private, Nguni en suite with Victorian bath, Cornwallis has shower and toilet, queen size beds, percale linen, heated blankets, fire place, private garden area, tea/coffee making facilities. Dinner Bed and Breakfast.
DSTV and Wi-Fi available at Dassie House. Serviced on a daily basis.
Activities and Things to do in and around Amohela ho Spitskop
Laid out walking trails, climbs into the mountain, a bird list of some 250 species, small mammals, amazing stars at night, day drives of much beauty, small and quaint villages to visit, good eateries, in the village a golf course where visitors are welcome and plains game wander the greens, San rock art, luminosity of light attracting both painters and photographers, cycling on the property or locally on safe scenic country roads, day drive to the huge Katse dam or a visit to Afriski Ski Resort in Lesotho.