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About Birdsong Cottages

Birdsong Cottages is situated On a 32 ha farm 14 km’s outside of Modimolle on the R101 lies Birdsong Cottages, a venue with emphasis on keeping it cosy and luxurious. Birdsong caters for guests wanting to escape the hustle of bustle and enjoy the best the bushveld of the nearby Nylsvley has to offer.

Birdsong boasts a luxurious self-catering thatched Villa with three upmarket en-suite bedrooms, and four self-catering cottages accommodating up to 26 guests. Situated in the midst of rolling hills on a private reserve, Birdsong is the destination of choice when looking for fantastic scenery and peace of mind.

A surprising feature is the old-style 60-seater chapel, with its lush gardens and a birds-eye view of the panoramic valley below. The Uitkyk is the ideal spot for guests to be entertained by not only the never-ending African surroundings but also the free-roaming game - not to mention the prolific birdlife after which the establishment is named.

With its farm-style hospitality in comfortable overnight accommodation you will feel at home right away. Take a stroll through the bush towards the country pool or be more adventurous and follow the hiking trails offering a true Out of Africa experience with breathtaking views.

Spa: Several Health and Beauty Spas in and around Modimolle and Bela Bela offer wonderfully indulgent pampering spa experiences.

Wedding Venues: The brand new "Koi Pond" reception venue is a 60 seater venue ideal for indoor wedding receptions, events, functions, launches, family reunions and more.

Conference Venues: Birdsong offers basic conference facilities for up to 60 delegates. We can also organise the hire of projectors and sound system on request. The facility offers various fun team-building activities, including archery and guided nature walks.

  • Response Rate: 98%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 7 hours
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 32
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 6 Reviews

Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Hiking
  • Parking on Premises

Important Information

Please take note that we do not accept payments at Birdsong Cottages, but we request that guests check in at Modimolle Funky Stay Backpackers to finalize credit card payments. Should you be paying on arrival, please advise in order for us to send directions. Modimolle Funky Stay Backpackers is en route to Birdsong on the R101, and is 2km’s from... Please take note that we do not accept payments at Birdsong Cottages, but we request that guests check in at Modimolle Funky Stay Backpackers to finalize credit card payments. Should you be paying on arrival, please advise in order for us to send directions. Modimolle Funky Stay Backpackers is en route to Birdsong on the R101, and is 2km’s from the Driefontein gravel road turn off. The property is also owned and managed by South of Africa.

• Access to Birdsong is via a 8km gravel road.
• Parking is in front of most units or the Reception.
• We have a pin-operated gate to allow access to the property. Our reception will contact you before arrival with the gate pin code.
• Certain cottages are thatched. If you have any asthma-related health problems, please contact us.
• We are located in a malaria free area.
• There is no cellphone signal on Birdsong due to its position in the valley.
• Due to Birdsong's location, we have free roaming game and small wildlife on site. There are also snakes and spiders on the property and we ask guests to respect these animals and not disturb, touch or harm them.
• Units are serviced Monday to Saturday, however the washing of cutlery and crockery is the responsibility of guests.
• Please bring along your own towels for use at the swimming pool.
• Units have select DSTV channels.
• When leaving the premises, please wait for the gate to close or manually close the gate before departing to ensure that the animals do not exit.
• The swimming pool is located on the upper level of the premises and we ask guests not to swim in the dams. Please bring along your own towels for use at the swimming pool.
• We are committed to playing a part in the protection of our environment and kindly request your participation in saving water and chemicals by re-using your towels daily.
• We have private residences on the property and respectfully ask that guests do not disturb the allocated properties.
• No loud music is allowed after 22h00.
• We ask that guests bring their own wood and fire-lighters for barbequing. Please ensure braai-fires are extinguished properly when you have finished.
• No bon fires are allowed on the premises.
• We request that guests do not fish in the dams. Note that the dams’ water levels are dependent on rain and may at certain times be dry.
• No fireworks are allowed.
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Availability and pricing

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  • Owls Cottage B Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering With its quaint layout, this delightful ‘three-level’ unit is surrounded by greenery. The unit’s main middle-storey livi... see more Features:  Double beds, DStv, Private bathroom, Bath only, En-suite, Shower only see more Double beds, DStv, Private bathroom, Bath only, En-suite, Shower only, Mountain views, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Garden views, Fan, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms, Swimming pool views
    from R495 Room rate
    • Adults
      • Franklin Cottage Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering The unit sleeps four guests and is suitable for small families or friends. The unit has a private entrance, patio and... see more Features:  Twin beds, Double beds, DStv, Bath only, Shared bathroom, Balcony/patio see more Twin beds, Double beds, DStv, Bath only, Shared bathroom, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Garden views, Fan, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms
        from R495 Room rate
        • Adults
          • Sunbird Rondavel Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Four-sleeper self-catering cottage with two double beds, one bathroom with a bath, shower, basin and toilet, a fully... see more Features:  Double beds, M-Net, DStv, Shared bathroom, Mountain views, Garden views
            from R595 Room rate
            • Adults
              • Owls Cottage A Sleeps 4 Includes: B & B Owls cottage A is a charming wooden cabin and is situated next to an orange orchard. This cosy unit features an appealin... see more Features:  Double beds, DStv, Bath only, Shared bathroom, Balcony/patio, Self-catering see more Double beds, DStv, Bath only, Shared bathroom, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Garden views, Fan, Television, Tea and Coffee Facilities, No Smoking in Rooms, Swimming pool views
                from R595 Room rate
                • Adults
                  • Kingfisher Cottage Sleeps 8 Includes: Self-catering Self-catering cottage comprising of four bedrooms, three with king-size beds and one with twin beds. There are two bathr... see more Features:  King beds, Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Single beds, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities see more King beds, Shared bathroom, Self-catering, Single beds, Fan, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Dam views
                    from R895 Room rate
                    • Adults
                      • Flycatcher Villa Sleeps 6 Includes: Self-catering Self-catering villa comprising of three separate bedrooms, each with a queen-size bed covered in white linen and en-suit... see more Features:  Queen beds, M-Net, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Garden views see more Queen beds, M-Net, DStv, En-suite, Mountain views, Garden views, Dam views
                        from R895 Room rate
                        • Adults

                          Reviews for Birdsong Cottages

                          6 guest reviews Reviews of

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                          Yolande Vrey
                          02 January 2018

                          Loved the wildlife. Very hot in cottage, fit air-con in rooms?

                          Lida Oosthuizen
                          29 October 2017

                          Cottage was so quaint and romantic!!

                          Ntombifuthi Simelane, South Africa
                          14 November 2016

                          Birdsong is a beautiful and very peaceful place for relaxation.I liked the fact that they allow music by the pool, that was pretty cool.There are a couple of things that we were not quiet happy about though, the drainage system on the shower was not working, so we basically were showing in an ocean since water could not come out of the drain :-(...this was reported a number of times but still nothing was done about it. The 2nd thing that we did not like was the way the caretaker did not allow us any freedom, he basically was breathing down our necks every second he got, he made us feel uncomfo...
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                          Nichola Allan, South Africa
                          06 June 2016

                          The cottage was bit smaller than expected and very rustic. However it was clean and tidy. Amenities are all a bit worn out but sufficient and staff were helpful when we asked for assistance.

                          Anthony Paton, South Africa
                          10 November 2014

                          Our stay for one night in Kingfisher Cottage was very pleasant. We all swam in the pool and went for very nice nature walks. This cottage overlooks a beautiful dam that supports White-faced Duck, Black Crake, Little Grebe and Hamerkop. The cottage was very comfortable and supplied with everything we needed.Both pairs of bedrooms have a bathroom ensuite by both bedrooms having a door leading onto it. It's a novel idea, but needs some managing. The nature trail is very beautiful and we saw zebra, blesbok, impala and klipspringer as well as about 65 bird species including Brown Snake-Eagle and...
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                          Birdsong Cottages Map

                          Birdsong Cottages is 6.2km from the centre of Modimolle (Nylstroom) , the nearest airport 132.5km (Waterkloof AFB Airport).
                          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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