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The Ground Cottages

Country Escape

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The Ground in Muldersdrift offers a selection of self-catering cottages just a stones throw away from the Cradle of Humankind. From R1250.00 p/night
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The Ground in Muldersdrift offers a selection of self-catering cottages just a stones throw away from the Cradle of Humankind. From R1250.00 p/night


The Ground in Muldersdrift welcomes you to enjoy “Country Life” at its finest – less than an hour’s drive from the hustle and bustle of the big city – The Ground serves as the idyllic escape for couples, friends and families in need of fresh outdoor air and wholesome hospitality.  

A stone’s throw away from the Cradle of Humankind, the family owned farm comprises a selection of self-catering accommodation, the popular breakfast spot (The Ground Café) and has fastly become one of the provinces most in-demand wedding and event venues. (ideal for birthday celebrations, bachelorettes, festivals and more)

Accommodation comprises a selection of 4 x 2 sleeper cottages, 1 x 4 sleeper cottage and for larger groups the 6 sleeper Beach House (mentioned on a separate listing). Comfortably accommodating groups of up to 18 guests. 

The 3 x 2 sleeper “James Cottages” are each beautifully decorated in their own unique country style. These back to back units offer en-suite bathrooms (shower only), quality linen, towels, heaters and electric blankets. Each unit has a quaint outdoor seating area, perfect for morning cappuccinos to be enjoyed. Meals can be arranged from the on-site Cafe as no self-catering facilities are available. 

The 2 sleeper “Sue Cottage” offers the same facilities as the James cottages, however this unit is slightly larger in size and offers more privacy, being a free-standing option. 

Small families will be well-accommodated in the 4 sleeper “Ground Cottage”. The self-catering cottage offers a petite, yet well equipped kitchen and a small lounge area with TV and DSTV.

The second bedroom comprises a double bed and small en-suite bathroom with shower, whilst the main bedroom offers a large bathroom with shower and bath. The semi covered patio is perfect for country sundowners with an outdoor dining table and bench, 4 seater bar and boma area with braai facilities. 

All accommodation provided includes daily housekeeping, secure parking and complimentary Wi-Fi. 

The Ground offers a selection of magical spaces to ensure a tranquil weekend away, whether you wish to laze around your cottage and simply enjoy the serene surroundings, take an afternoon walk with a glass of Chardonnay in hand through the Cape vineyards or for the more energetic, enjoy an on-site hiking or running trail. 

You are free to wander around the farm and find the exact spot that captivates you. We welcome you to this Country paradise!


The Beach Cottage 

From R5 000.00 per night (6 guests sharing)


The Ground Cottage

From R2 500.00 per night (4 guests sharing)


The James Cottages

From R1 250.00 per night (2 guests sharing)


The Sue Cottage

From R1 250.00 per night (2 guests sharing)



Fully Equipped Kitchen (some units)

Secure Parking

Outdoor Furniture (some units)



Pet-friendly on request (house trained and socialized pets only)

Animals do reside on the property – shall they be of any interference kindly let the management know. 

Please keep to a responsible speed limit on the property (under 10kms p/hour)

Children welcome

No smoking indoors 

No loud music to be played – please respect our fellow guests 

Should you require any catering/platters during your time with us please kindly arrange prior to arrival or you will be able to order directly from the Ground Cafe on the day.

Specific details

Area Activities: 4x4 Trails, Bar, Bird Watching, Fishing, Golf, Hiking Trails, Horse Riding, Mountain Biking, Quad Bikes, Restaurant, Running Trails, Spa
Facilities: Fans, Fire Place, Pet Friendly, Television, Wedding Facilities, Housekeeping, Wi-Fi, Restaurant, Bar, Braai facilities, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Linen, Towels
Star Grading: Not Rated
Accommodation Type Self-Catering, Apartment, Conference Venue


Muldersdrift, Gauteng, South Africa
19 Driefontein Road, Muldersdrift, South Africa

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