Oude Compagnies Post
The name Oude Compagnies post stems from the historical Verenigde Oost Indiese Compagnie ( Dutch East India Company) who started the outpost in 1699 in the beautiful Tulbagh valley.
Owner Jerry Swanepoel and his wife. Henriette are both lawyers practicing as an advocate and attorney respectively. They moved to Tulbagh 1995 to raise their children in the country side. Since then they have planted several hectares of vines on the farm and started making wine under the Compagnies Wijn label.
Today their son Dirk a qualified winemaker is managing the farm activities and making wine in the old stone cellar on the farm. His future plans are to develop accommodation and eco tourism on the farm as well as developing a new rage of wines under the Swanepoel label.
Room 1 : A cozy thatch roof farm cottage nestled against the mountain with a standard double bed looking out onto the mountain slopes. The room includes an in house bathroom and kitchenette with all the necessary utensils.
Room 2: A cozy thatch roof farm cottage nestled against the mountain with 2 Standard Double beds and a sleeper couch. The room includes a bathroom and shower as well as a kitchenette with all the basic utensils.
Room 3: 2 bedroom unit with private bathrooms and fully equipped kitchen/lounge area. Private patio with braai and spectacular views of the valley.
All units have access to an outside fireplace and braai area as well as hiking trails on the property.
Oude Compagnies Post has garden and mountain views, free WiFi.
All units comprise a seating area with a sofa, a dining area, and a fully equipped kitchen with various cooking facilities, including a microwave, a fridge, a stovetop and a toaster. There's a fully equipped private bathroom with shower and free toiletries.
The farm stay has a terrace.
Guests can swim in the outdoor swimming pool.
8 km from the centre of Tulbagh.
Some More Info...
- Take the opportunity to do a wine tasting at this beautful venue and meet Dirk the winemaker.
- Hiking on the farm is available. There are also hiking packages available.
- There are also a number of other excellent wine farms in the area to visit as well as a local market on the first Saturday of every month held at Vindoux.
- A dried fruit factory is close by.
- Park Run is held every Saturday at Duikersdrift.
Policies & disclaimers
50% deposit required to secure the booking within 7 working days.
Notice of cancellation must be given 2 weeks in advance in writing. A cancellation fee of 25% will be levied. Cancellations less than 2 weeks in advance will result in the full deposit being forfeited.
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