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Peace and Quiet are the words that most people would probably use to describe country living in Stutterheim
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Welcome to Lavender Leisure

Travelling on the N6 or N2 routes? Looking for a weekend or family getaway with home from home atmosphere? Lavender Leisure Country House is just the place to stay over at. Situated in the small town of Stutterheim , just 80 kilometres from East London, we are on the edge of town and 3 streets from the town centre.

rooms for africa 2017We are an award winning small boutique guest lodge where a friendly, caring experience awaits you. Formerly a family home, which has transitioned into a guest lodge while keeping a carefree family atmosphere, our doors are open and welcoming to you. We are child and dog friendly and have easy access for disabled. Set in extensive landscaped gardens, this is a place to relax and while away the time.

5 en suite guest rooms, individually styled and decorated, inviting lounge and dining room, furnished with family heirlooms and modern furnishings. Well appointed kitchen, for catered or self catered meals and 20 seater board room to meet the needs of the business man.

A patio, overlooking the swimming pool, with braai facilities, pool table and television. Relax, braai and watch sport or just chill out in peaceful surroundings. Behind us, the town and in front the countryside and mountains. Rest, unwind and get rid of the stresses of daily life, then explore and enjoy our beautiful unspoilt scenery and hiking trails. Visit the Engine Museum. Take time out for a tea or coffee at one of the local coffee shops, meet the Stutterheimers and wander through the shops.

Our gardens are popular for wedding and large functions and ideal for photo shoots. Early morning with Guinee fowl on the front lawns and wild duck on the pond are just a window into the bird life around us. Look out for Cape Hornbills and rare Cape Parrots amongst other birds to be found here. Locally there are many other activities for the active, adventure seeking visitor. Hiking, Biking and bass fishing to mention a few.                            

We look forward to welcoming you to your home away from home.


Sleeping-OUT's Guest Satisfaction award Stutterheim 2015
The place is exquisite and we would really love to come back and visit some time soon. The lawn & the whole environment at large is quite impressive.
- Guest from Lesotho
Roger your place is stunning, we really had a wonderfull time. I am bringing my family next time.
- A Sipoyo
It was such a pleasure to meet you after hearing how wonderful you are. Thank you so much for your hospitality.
- L. Dube
Best Value for Money 2015
Best Guest House 2014
Best Guest House 2013
AA Travel