Die Kokerboom Family House at Loeriesfontein

9 Plein Street
Phone:  +27 82 410 7991

This family holiday house is located in Loeriesfontein, a town within a basin surrounded by mountains.

The quaint town of Loeriesfontein plays host to the world-famous Fred Turner "Windmill Museum" and is famous for the spring flowers (in August and September).  It is also well known for the Aloe (quiver tree) "forests", the largest and most southerly colony of Aloe dichotoma (Kokerboom) and the famous Waterfall are to be found on your way to Loeriesfontein when coming from the south.

"Die Kokerboom" is a family house that provides comfortable and economical accommodation close to the centre of the town.  Surrounded by almond, prickly pear and eucalyptus trees, Maria’s house is filled with her sweet memories and her love for tranquility.

The house The house is spacious, with large windows inviting the famous flowers of Namakwaland inside in springtime.  The house can accommodate 6 people, with two fully equipped rooms and one stoep (veranda) room equipped with a fire place and its own little lounge.  The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas stove, fridge, microwave and appliances.  The formal lounge invites the sunrays through large windows for those warm winter’s afternoon.

A bathroom and a separate shower promises a refreshing experience after an exciting day of bird watching, identifying the various plant species, a session of golf in the fields, the annual agricultural show (enquire about this at the local information centre), the Western Cape Saddle Horse Regional Show (again, enquire at the local information centre), exploring the museum in the old Baptist Church, and many more things that you can choose to do.  The warm summer nights invite guests to an outside braai under the stardust Milky Way.

What we supply:

•    Electricity
•    Towels, bedding and linen
•    Private free standing braai (barbeque) with potjie, utensils – including old wood-fired Dutch oven
•    Daily services are available by prior arrangement at a charge. Please enquire upon booking

What to bring along:

•    Hiking shoes
•    Torch
•    Binoculars for birding
•    Your own food and beverages
•    Clothing and personal items

This family house is a popular spot for tourists travelling north or south throughout the year, and especially during the flower season or during festivals.

Web site last updated:  06 January 2013