Petersfield Mountain Cottages: Citrusdal
Petersfield Mountain Cottages is situated less than 2 hour’s drive from Cape Town. It overlooks the majestic Cederberg Mountain range and the flourishing orchards of this fruitful valley. It is an export citrus and rooibos tea mountain estate, and it has so much to offer the tourist seeking a quick breakaway from the hustle and bustle.
Petersfield Mountain Cottages is about five kilometers from Citrusdal, therefore is very convenient to guests if they wish to pop into town for lunch or dinner, have a cup of coffee in one of the coffee shops, or just take a drive to explore the area.
Petersfield is located within an extremely private 2000 hectare wilderness reserve. It boasts pristine Fynbos and is packed with indigenous wildlife.
Petersfield offers four mountain cottages:
A wooden cottage set under oak trees next to a mountain stream. This lovely cottage has two bedrooms with a sleeper couch which can accommodate up to 6 guests. It has a sparkling blue plunge pool for those hot summer days.
De Kom Cottage
This tucked away cottage has a commanding view of a citrus orchard with sandstone cliffs in front. It has two bedrooms and a sleeper couch to accommodate 6 guests. The double French doors lead onto the veranda for outdoor dining next to the private plunge pool and braai area.
Die Veepos Cottage
This is the biggest cottage with three large rooms, lounge and kitchen. It has a plunge pool and outdoor shower to cool you off. It has a romantic outside bathroom privately set in the bush. Enjoy bathing in an old Victorian bath under the stars, champagne in hand!
This is the newest cottage. It is very high up in the mountains, and designed to accommodate a couple. This is perfect for a romantic getaway, with a spectacular view of the mountains and the valley below. Inside the cottage it’s intimate and cozy with an open plan lay out. The splash pool on the same level as the front veranda will cool you down in the summer heat.
So make Petersfield your next breakaway destination and expect a splendid relaxing breakaway!