• elephant rock estate in Hoedspruit, accommodation

Chestnut Cottage

  • 4 guests
  • 2 beds
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 toilets

Chestnut Cottage is a beautiful self-catering house in the Elephant Rock Eco Estate, on the bank of the Olifants River and Makhutswi River. The estate is located between well-known nature reserves like the Kruger National Park, Balule, Timbavati and Klaserie, and is a perfect stay for those looking for a serene escape into nature.

This Lowveld cottage offers accommodation for 4 guests in 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The main bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed, a ceiling fan and an air-conditioner. The room has an en-suite bathroom that is fitted with a bath, shower, double basins, an outdoor shower and a toilet. The second bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed, ceiling fan and air-conditioning. The second bathroom is fitted with a walk-in shower, basin and toilet. All linen, towels and toiletries are supplied.

The kitchen is fully equipped with a fridge-freezer, gas stove, oven, microwave, cutlery and crockery, a kettle for the gas stove, a dishwasher, and eco-friendly cleaning supplies. The living area is furnished with a big comfortable couch, a TV with full DStv, ceiling fan and an air-conditioner. The open-plan living area and kitchen opens up to a covered patio overlooking the bush. The patio is furnished with a dining table, a seating area, a built-in braai and a swimming pool.

Chestnut Cottage has solar power to power the house during power outages. Guests can enjoy safe nature walks, bike riding and catch-and-release fishing at the nearby dam. The estate is approximately 30 km from Hoedspruit and 50 km from the Phalaborwa gate to the Kruger National Park.

Activities to look forward to



Private swimming pool
Fire Boma
Braai Facilities


Tv unit with full DSTV access

Beautiful open plan space with amazing bush views.
Comfortable lounge with access to the outside dining area


Queen size bed
Air Conditioner
En-suite bathroom


Queen size bed
Air Conditioner
En-suite bathroom


Open plan to the living & dining area
Gas stove
Coffee- and tea-making facilities (incl. Stove top Kettle and Nespresso machine)
Crockery and cutlery.


Housekeeping - available on request
Swimming Pool 
Braai facilities  


Hoedspruit – 26 minute drive (30km)
Airport – 30 minute drive (40.1km)
Kruger National Park Orpen Gate – 1 hour and 10 minute drive (94.9km)


Exclusive use of the villa.
Water & Electricity
Bed linen and towels

Please Be Aware:

Feeding of wild animals is strictly NOT allowed. 
Load Shedding Back Up: There is solar panels
This property allows children
Hoedspruit is a low-risk malaria area. Speak to your doctor about
prophylactics before you travel.
Loud noise, loud music and parties are NOT allowed.
No smoking inside.
There is a strict speed limit of 30 km per hour at and around the estate.
No driving through the wilderness area between 10 pm and 5 am is allowed.
No open fires are allowed.
Guests must respect other guests, neighbors and all wild animals at all times.


  • Pool
  • Tv
  • DSTV
  • Air Conditioning
  • Security
  • Entrance Area
  • Dish Washer
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Drier
  • Housekeeping
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Power Outage Back-up System in Property
  • Family Friendly

Travel style

  • For Families
  • For Couples
  • Honeymoon


01 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024 Chestnut Cottage Rates
R3,500.00 Per Unit Per Night