Villa Blaaskans is completed in the beginning of 2012 and is located on the outskirts of the city of Hoedspruit (Limpopo). The six-person villa is located in one of the most beautiful areas van South Africa is a part of Zandspruit Bush and Aero Estate. The holiday home stands on 10000 m2 own land, ensuring ultimate peace and privacy during your vacation. On the Estate there are many (harmless) wildlife like giraffes, zebras, monkeys and gnus. Imagine, relaxing in the private pool while you are enjoying the wonderful animals around you and the view from the terrace on the Drakensberg.
Villa Blaaskans is surrounded by a private nature reserve where you can find many (harmless) animals, even around the house it is possible to spot wildlife! In the vicinity of the villa you can find many nature reserves including the Big 5. In the different nature reserves it is also possible to book jeep safaris or safari walks. To go on safari yourself is also possible, because the world-famous Kruger National Park is only 45 minutes away!
Besides all the wild animals in the reserves the other available nature is also very beautiful, as you can find a comparison of the U.S. Grand Canyon in the vicinity, the South African Blyde River Canyon! On the route to it you find several special vantage viewing points where you can stop to enjoy the Canyon and the spectacular view.
The villa has three spacious bedrooms. The master bedroom is the biggest bedroom, in this room there is a double bed and a luxurious bedroom. Bedroom two has a beautiful double four-poster bed and is equipped with a sliding door to the adjoining terrace. Bedroom three has two single beds. All bedrooms are equipped with a fan and a climate control system.
The villa has a spacious living with sliding doors on both sides, allowing you to enjoy the magnificent view. In the living room there is a large corner sofa, comfortable chairs and a fireplace. The living room adjoins the open kitchen, which is equipped with a 5-burner stove, oven, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, American fridge with cold water tap and an ice maker. In the room next to the kitchen (scullery) you find the dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. In short, fully equipped.
Villa Blaaskans includes two spacious bathrooms, one in the master bedroom. This bathroom includes a bathtub, rain shower and double sink. The other bathroom is situated between bedroom two and three. Both bathrooms are adjacent to one of the tow outdoor showers with phenomenal views of the Drakensberg and the Bush.
Outside there are several terraces equipped with sun lounges and a lounge set directly adjacent to the private pool. In front of the villa you find a double carport.
Villa Blaaskans is situated at a private nature reserve (Zandspruit) with several harmless animals. It is possible to see a giraffe and a zebra face to face. Even around the house you can meet wild (harmless) animals, so you can experience animals really close.
From the villa it is about 5 minutes driving to the village Hoedspruit. In the village you can find everything you need, there are 2 supermarkets, 3 restaurants, an internet café and several clothing stores.
The village is surrounded by several nature reserves and therefore it is very safe. Villa Blaaskans is located at a 45 minutes ´ drive from the famous Kruger Park and the Blyde River Canyon.
Some of the different activities in the neighbourhood (max. 45 minutes driving) from the villa Blaaskans:
- Evening safari and luxurious dinner at Kapama Game Reserve
- Walking with lions in a Big 5 reserve at Tshukudu Game Reserve
- With your own car on safari in the famous Kruger Park (daytrip)
- To feed and caress a hippopotamus at Jessica the Hippo
- Horse riding in the nature at African Dream Horse Riding
- To ride on an elephant at the Elephant Whispers
- To fly in a balloon over the South African landscape
- To get informed and experience close wild life at the Rehabilitation Centre Moholoholo
- Fantastic views and rock formations carved by the Blyde River Canyon
- Old mining village: Pelgrim's Rest
- Blyde River boat Cruises
- Visit reptiles at Khamai Reptile Centre
- Rehab center for wounded animals: Hoedspruit Endagered Species Centre
- 9 hole Golf course at Drakensig Golf Club, Hoedspruit
- 18 hole Golf course at Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa
- Wide variety of restaurants in and around Hoedspruit,
You can book all the above mentioned activities at our contacts, so your holiday in South Africa will be unforgettable.
You will be guided; the whole trip, from out to home, ensuring you a hassle-free stay. Through friendly service both in the Netherlands and South Africa, you can carefree experience the most relaxed period of your life. When you fly from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit, you will be picked there. You will be brought to the car rental en further guided to the villa. There you will be welcomed and you will be introduced to the villa. Every Wednesday the villa is cleaned and the linen is changed. This is also an opportunity to get your clothes washed and ironed. In addition bookings of activities can be taken care of, and the tipping. If you want to have the fridge stocked upon arrival, please tell us what you want and upon the day of your arrival everything you ordered is taken care of.
Besides all the activities the villa is ideal to unwind completely, also the villa Blaaskans is ideal for a honeymoon or round trip through South Africa.
If you have any questions about the activities, facilities in the surroundings or
If you aren´t from the Netherlands it is also no problem to stay in villa Blaaskans, we can easily answer your questions in English, we also have an English information folder.
We love to answer all of your questions!
We have also made two movies, one about villa Blaaskans and the different activities in the area, and one movie about the village of Hoedspruit.
Family de Korte
- Pets live here
- Air conditioning
- Cot available
- Free parking
- Washing machine
- Cleaning the villa
- Laundry service
- Information map