The Lodge

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Beds
    • King: 2
    • Single: 4
  • Private Rooms: 3
  • Loft: 1
  • Bathrooms
    • En-suite: 2
    • Separate: 1
    • Outside Shower: 1


  • Large, well-appointed 8 sleeper home, a leisurely 1½ hour’s drive from Johannesburg and the perfect getaway in the Makhato section of award-winning Sondela Nature Reserve.
  • The house has its own watering hole for animals, and is very privately situated, surrounded by indigenous bush and trees and out of view of other houses.
  • Boma with firepit and a built-in braai on the patio.
  • Outdoor furniture includes a dining table with 8 chairs on the patio and 8 armchairs with a table at the boma.
  • 4 sun loungers with plush cushions.
  • Beautiful open plan kitchen and dining area, and spacious lounge with ceiling fan and large flat-screen Plasma TV.
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and large paved carport.
  • The main bedroom has a king size bed with en-suite bathroom, separate toilet, ball and claw bath, double wash basins and large outside shower.
  • Room 2 has a king size bed with en-suite bathroom, corner bath, double wash basins and large shower.
  • Room 3 has twin beds with separate bathroom.
  • Room 4 is a spacious loft room with twin beds and shares a bathroom with Room 3.
  • All bedrooms have extensive built-in cupboards, ceiling fans and oil heaters.
  • Rooms 1-3 have doors leading outside onto the paved area around the house.
  • There is daily cleaning service.
  • The lodge is a mere 6-minute walk to the closest pool, which has both a cold pool and a heated spa pool, a covered patio and communal braai area.