From R60 PPS
Capacity: 50 guests
Guest Satisfaction Rating: 9/10
based on 4 reviews.
We have 12 rooms and 48 beds in total. All the beds are kitted out with bedding and linen. There is a central kitchen where you can prepare meals, TV lounge for reading, games or TV/DVD’s, sunny veranda with dining table and easy chairs, large garden area for soaking up the sun and mens and ladies bathrooms. All the common areas are cleaned daily. We offer a laundry service or you can wash your own clothes by hand and hang them up on the lines outside. There is also an internet terminal for you to check your e-mail or browse the net which is free of charge. You can associate your laptop at R20 for 200Meg The atmosphere is friendly and helpful – with loads of useful info up on the walls.
Lighthouse Farm Lodge is situated within Oude Molen Eco Village, an emerging Sustainable Eco village on the grounds of an old government hospital. The site is in the Two Rivers Urban Park. River 1 the famous Liesbeek River as the shortest river in the World from Table mountain source to Table Bay and the notorious Black River where people were kept out of Central Cape Town. Come for a Village tour, stay the night and get the incredible History.
We have wonderful wetlands where you can go horse riding or take a stroll beside the duck ponds while admiring the superb view of The Table Mountain Range with Devil’s Peak and Lion’s Head. We are the last remaining farmland in Central Cape town and yet only 10 minutes from Down Town.
The village is a work in progress so please excuse the way it looks when you arrive, it really is pleasant once you’ve settled in and most guests stay longer than they intended. We have been here for the past 13 years, having inherited buildings that were in need of TLC and have done much to establish the basis of an Eco village. Currently there are 45 tenants using the buildings for a variety of businesses and projects – workshops, art studios, Waldorf school, frail care centre, horse riding stables, backpacker lodges amongst other things. Despite our best efforts there is still much that could be improved upon. To this end we have approached the government to partner with us in upgrading the site into a sustainable neighborhood. They have entered into negotiations with us and we are in the planning phase to transform this site into a showcase pilot project that the whole city of Cape Town can be proud of. Green energy, mixed use, urban agriculture, recreation – the ultimate work/live/play combination.
Bring your own tent or camp in your Overlander or camper vehicle
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Can be 4 bed dorm, 6 Bed Dorm, 8 Bed Dorm, 12 Bed Dorm. Male Dorms, Female Dorms and mixed Dorms.
With all linen
A big double room with 2 bunk beds for the Kids
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A1 (Lilac Building) Oude Molen Eco Village, Alexandra Road, Observatory / Pinelands