The Farm

‘Ou skool’ means Old school and was one of the original farm schools in the Buffelsdrif –area. Restored and loved by the Smit-family giving you just A touch of Plaas *

With a separate entrance ,the farm-chic part of the old house supply private and wheelchair access to the 2 big bedrooms with own bathrooms , self catering kitchen and a fireplace where you can enjoy week-ends or holidays with your family.

On order you can have freshly baked bread, olive platters and products from the farm and vicinity. Traditional farm breakfasts or meals available on order. From May to July you can harvest and cure you own olives. Experience a Touch of Plaas and the hospitality of your hosts Kotie and Rina.


Guest access

Guests are welcome to walk through the farm/grove, when harvesting take part picking fruit or just enjoy the peaceful surrounding on the farm. Several trials and hikings are available in the district.

Other things to note

Only 12 km from Ladismith on the CNN appraised route 62, you can visit different places: cheese factory, cellars, Hoeko valley, buying local brandy, wine and fruit or -enjoy the deli, cheese-and coffee-shops in town.
Book and expierence a real South African breakfast or braai/barbeque with tjops, sausages, freshly baked bread and jams.

Bookings can be made at: