Mansfield Reserve and Lodge

Mansfield Private Reserve and Lodge

Mansfield Private Reserve and Lodge

From ZAR 470 per person sharing

The 3-star Mansfield Private Reserve is located in Port Alfred, a little drive out of town. Plains game, including giraffe and zebra, roam the Eastern Cape bushveld.

There are both indoor and outdoor self-catering accommodation options at Mansfield. The original farmhouse, with fully equipped kitchen, can sleep up to 8 guests. Farmhouse guests also have access to a private swimming pool and braai. The smaller cottage can sleep up to 4 guests. The cottage opens onto a stoep with braai, that overlooks the bushveld. Eagle’s Nest Cabin offers a completely off the grid experience.

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Overview

The Farmhouse 

The farmhouse can sleep up to 6 guests.  The 3 rooms are each furnished with double bed.  2 of the 3 rooms are en-suite.

The lodge provides a setting for the ideal family getaway, as it sleeps up to 7 persons. Linen is provided. The farm house is powered by electricity and is self-catering with a large, fully equipped kitchen. Braai/BBQ facilities available. Enjoy a swim in the private swimming pool, set just outside the lodge.

The lodge is equipped with:

  • Lounge 
  • 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms 
  • 2 en-suite bathrooms with bath
  • Shower and toilet
  • Separate bathroom with shower and toilet
  • Large fully equipped kitchen
  • TV (selected DSTV channels)
  • Pool

The Cottage

The cottage can sleep up to 4 guests. The layout is open plan, with fully equipped kitchen and lounge with TV with selected DSTV channels. The living area opens onto a private “stoep” with braai.

 

Eagle's Nest is an open plan log cabin with beautiful, panoramic views over the Kowie River.

The cottage is self-catering, and all linen, cutlery and crockery is provided. There is a small gas fridge as well as a small gas stove for food storage and preparation. Braai/BBQ facilities are available - braai wood, firelighters and matches are included. As the cabin does not have electricity, lights are battery-operated and paraffin lamps are made use of.

The cabin is equipped with double bed, bunk bed, shower (hot water powered by an old-fashioned donkey-boiler) and toilet.

Eagle's Nest Cabin {rtid:EAGL}

Sleeps up to 4 guests.

  • Breathtaking views
  • Open plan
  • Solar panels provide lighting
  • Paraffin lamps
  • Small gas fridge and small gas stove,
  • Donkey-Boiler to warm water
  • Self-Catering

Platforms {rtid:PLAT}

Platforms are made up of a wooden floor, roof and three sides, covered with shade cloth. The front of the platform is open, but can be made more private with the roll-down shade cloth blind. There are 3 platforms available, and each can sleep up to 10 people. Platforms are self-catering, with braai/BBQ facilities available (wood at extra cost). Please note that there is no electricity included, but generator power is available on request, at an hourly rate.

Platforms are equipped with single bunk beds and mattresses (guests to provide their own linen, cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils and so forth, as with camping), gas geyser, shower and toilet.

Summary:

  • Beds & mattresses provided
  • Gas geyser, shower, basin, and flush toilet.
  • Braai facilities available [Braai wood for sale]
  • No electricity
  • Generator power available at an hourly rate, on request
  • Self-Catering

Camping Sites {rtid:CAMP}

Camp sites are situated a mere 50km from the Kowie River. Camp sites are self-catering, with braai/BBQ facilities available (wood at extra cost).

Although electricity is not included, generator power is available on request, at an hourly rate.

  • Camp sites are equipped with communal, open air ablutions with hot water showers and toilets.
  • 8 Sites Available

Mansfield offers beautiful picnic and braai/BBQ spots, overlooking the river and next to a children's play area.

Activities On Offer:

  • 45min boat cruise to Black Rock
  • Game drives, find a wide variety of game to view, including giraffe
  • Buffet style braai at Black Rock Boma Restaurant
  • 45min boat cruise to Halyards Hotel
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Bird watching

Facilities

Mansfield Private Reserve and Lodge Facilities Birdwatching
Mansfield Private Reserve and Lodge Facilities Pool
Mansfield Private Reserve and Lodge Facilities Self Catering
Mansfield Private Reserve and Lodge Facilities Shower
Mansfield Private Reserve and Lodge Facilities Scenic Views
Mansfield Private Reserve and Lodge Facilities Jungle Gym
Mansfield Private Reserve and Lodge Facilities BBQ/Braai Area
Mansfield Private Reserve and Lodge Facilities Solar Power