Rivermist Guest Farm Stilbaai

 Rates: From R per night – Sleeps

Category: Self Catering

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Rivermist Guest Farm Stilbaai

Self-catering holiday or weekend accommodation for up to 13 persons. It is 11 km from Still Bay on the banks of the Goukou River. Rivermist Guest Farm practically oozes tranquillity with birdsong, the Koi pond, and river quietly ebbing and flowing in harmony with the ocean some distance away.

The property consist of the Main House, along with 4 cottages and the Boathouse for communal use. Beautifully groomed gardens, a swimming pool, a vineyard as well as some olive trees add to the scenic of this property.

There is no solar backup for times of load shedding, but all the buildings are fitted with rechargeable bulbs and LED lights. A UPS keeps the TV and Wi-Fi going in the accommodations.

You will also meet the very friendly and helpful caretaker, Missious Maneya. He knows all the ins and outs of the farm and is the one who takes care of the property and will be your meet and greet.

Sitting on the Garden Route in the Hessequa area, Still Bay, with its blue flag beaches, shops and restaurants, as well as medical services, is 11 km away.

Activies in Stilbaai

Self-catering Accommodation at Rivermist Guest Farm

Rivermist Guest Farm can sleep 13 people, accommodating 4 in the main house. Should additional accommodation be required there are four cottages around the farm.

Bed linen and bath towels are provided, but no swimming towels. Guests should bring their own swimming/beach towels.

TV (DStv full bouquet) is available in the Main House and free Wi-Fi access is available in all of the accommodations.

There is plenty of parking.

Main House (Sleeps 4)

This luxurious farm house has a large veranda running all the way along the front of the house. The veranda is equipped with a huge braai area surrounded by comfortable couches and a day bed. There is also a very large dining table and chairs.

Main Bedroom and Bathroom (Sleeps 2)

This very large, comfortable room has a king-sized bed with a wonderful view overlooking the property. This room has a glass-fronted wood burner for those chilly winter nights. A walk-in wardrobe provides plenty of storage.

The large en suite bathroom has a free-standing bath, twin basins and a twin shower. The toilet and bidet are in a separate room.

There is also a door from the bathroom to the very rustic outdoor shower.

Second Bedroom and Bathroom (Sleeps 2)

This bedroom comes with a double bed and wardrobe.

Leading outside there is an outdoor bathroom with a shower and toilet.

Open Plan Living Room, Dining Room

The living/dining area is furnished with comfortable chairs and couches as well as a dining table and chairs. It also comes with a fireplace and a large TV offering DStv (full bouquet) and a well-stocked bookshelf.

The kitchen is equipped with a large gas stove, a fridge-freezer combo, a kettle and a 4 slice toaster.


The scullery/pantry has two fridges/freezers together with a wine fridge. There is a microwave, icemaker, coffee machine, dishwasher and washing machine. A tumble dryer, iron and ironing board are also provided.

Cape Batis Cottage (Sleeps 3)

This cottage sits behind the Main house. It has a spacious main room with a queen bed. There is a kettle and tea station for guests. The second bedroom has a single bed. This cottage has one bathroom with a shower, basin and toilet.

In the other bedroom, is a single bed and the bathroom is fitted with a shower, basin and toilet.

Cape Batis has a small private verandah at the top of the wooden staircase where you can relax and let the tranquillity and peace fill your whole being.

Apalis Cottage (Sleeps 2)

Situated next door to Batis, Apalis consists of one room with a queen-size bed and a couch which can convert to a bed for a child. as well as a tea/coffee station. It also has a small bathroom offering a bath, toilet and basin.

Apalis Cottage also has a private veranda.

Bokmakierie Cottage (Sleeps 2)

This cottage is situated on its own under beautiful milk wood trees.

It has one bedroom with a queen-size bed, along with a bathroom fitted out with a shower, toilet and basin.

The rest of the cottage consists of an open living area furnished with easy chairs next to a cosy fireplace to the one side. There is a kitchenette with a small microwave oven, fridge-freezer combo, as well as a tea/coffee station and kettle.

Bokmakierie Cottage has a private covered veranda with a built-in braai place.

Fish Eagle Cottage (Sleeps 2)

Quite some distance from the main house and close to the river is this more rustic accommodation consisting of one large room. It is furnished with a double bed, easy chair, sink cabinet, as well as a fireplace/braai. There is no TV, but it does have access to Wi-Fi.

The ablution facilities are very rustic: an open-air shower with warm water from a gas geyser, as well as a very rustic flushing toilet.


This area is created for leisure and recreation. It’s near the slipway and jetty. This is a comfortable space furnished and equipped for socialising with a fridge and comfortable couches. There is also a large deck and an outdoor braai area overlooking the Goukou River – the perfect spot to relax and spend the day.

Activities on the Farm

This farm is perfect for relaxing with a book, gazing out at the panoramic views and exploring the area whilst bird watching. Take a stroll to Wild Olive farm stall next door and get some fresh organic produce and other organic farm products.

For the more energetic the river is perfect for swimming, kayaking or canoeing. There are kayaks and canoes for guests’ use. With a valid Skipper’s Licence, one can also hire the pontoon barge.

Facilities at Rivermist Guest Farm

  • Linen and bedding (All units)
  • Bath towels only – bring own swimming/beach towels, please (All units)
  • TV with DSTV, full bouquet (Main House only)
  • No solar backup, rechargeable bulbs and led lights (All units)
  • Free Wi-Fi (All units)
  • Various outdoor braai facilities
  • Indoor fireplace (Some units)
  • Books (Main House)
  • Dartboard
  • Wine fridge (Main House)
  • Fridge-freezer combo’s (Main House, Bokmakierie, Boathouse)
  • Huge box freezer (Main House)
  • Large gas stove with oven (Main House)
  • Microwave oven (Main House, Bokmakierie)
  • Kettle (Main House, Cape Batis, Apalis, Bokmakierie Cottages)
  • Toaster (Main House)
  • Ice maker (Main House)
  • Coffee maker (Main House)
  • Dishwasher (Main House)
  • Laundry facilities: washing machine, tumble dryer, as well as iron and ironing board (Main House)
  • Pots and pans, along with silverware, glasses, dishes, tableware, etc. (Main House)
  • Swimming pool, no fence, nor safety net
  • Lots of free parking on the property
  • Pontoon barge – of course, to hire the boat, you will need a valid Skipper’s Licence
  • Canoes and kayaks
  • Life jackets

Rivermist Guest Farm – Selfsorg Gasteplaas Naby Stilbaai

Selfsorg vakansie- of naweekverblyf vir tot 13 persone, so om en by 11 km vanaf Stilbaai op die walle van die Goukourivier. Rivermist Guest Farm drup letterlik van stil kalmte met al die voëlgeluide, die Koidam en die rivier wat stilweg styg en val in harmonie met die oseaan ‘n entjie weg.

Die eiendom bestaan uit die Hoofhuis, 4 kothuisies en die boothuis vir gemeenskaplike gebruik. Netjiese tuine, ‘n swembad, verskeie voëlsoorte, wingerde en so ook olyfbome en ander plantegroei vorm alles deel van hierdie eiendom.

Daar is geen sonkragrugsteun ten tye van beurtkrag nie, maar al die geboue het herlaaibare gloeilampe en LED-ligte. So ook ‘n UPS wat die TV en Wi-Fi aan die gang hou.

Jy sal ook die baie vriendelike, hulpvaardige en bekwame opsigter, Missious Maneya ontmoet. Hy weet alles van die plaasdinge en is ook die een wat die plaas versorg, en so ook vir jou.

Stilbaai met sy blouvlag strande en hope ander vermaaklikheid, winkels, restaurante en mediese dienste is net so 11 km weg. In die Hessequa-gebied op die Wes-Kaapse Tuinroete in Suid-Afrika.

Aktiwiteite in Stilbaai

Selfsorg Akkommodasie by Rivermist Guest Farm

In totaal kan Rivermist Guest House 13 persone huisves, 4 in die hoofhuis en die res in een van die 4 kothuisies op die eiendom.

Die kothuisies kan nie op hulle eie gehuur word nie. Die verhuringsprys sluit die hele plaas in, so, of jy net die huis gebruik, of saam met party, of alle kothuisies, die prys bly dieselfde.

Bedlinne en badhanddoeke word voorsien, maar geen swemhanddoeke nie, so bring asb. jou eie swem-/strandhanddoeke.

TV (DStv volledige pakket) is beskikbaar, maar slegs in die Hoofhuis. Gratis Wi-Fi toegang is egter beskikbaar in al die geboue.

Daar is baie parkering op die eiendom.

Hoofhuis (Slaap 4)

Baie ruim en weelderig met ‘n onderdak voorstoep wat al langs die voorkant van die huis strek. Die stoep is toegerus met ‘n groot braairuimte en klein koolstofie, yslike kistipe vrieskas, gemaklike banke, eettafel en stoele, en so meer.

Hoofslaapkamer en Badkamer (Slaap 2)

Stap hierdie enorme slaapkamer binne van die stoep (of kombuis) af en jy vind ‘n koningsgrootte bed, ‘n lessenaar en so ‘n klein houtstofie. Loop verby die bed na nog ‘n ruim vertrek met ‘n spieëltafel, twee instapkaste teenoor mekaar gebou, en so ook ‘n yslike losstaande spieël.

Hierna jy vind die ruim stortarea op regterhand met ‘n tweelingstort. Na links is ‘n pragtige losstaande bad en twee wasbakke langs mekaar. Langs die stortarea is ‘n vertrek wat kan toemaak met ‘n bidet en toilet.

Daar is ook ’n deur na buite waar ‘n buitelugstort is.

Tweede Slaapvertrek en Badkamer (Slaap 2)

Hierdie slaapvertrek kom met ‘n dubbelbed en klein klerekassie.

Dit het so ‘n buitelugbadkamer met ‘n toilet, stort, wasbak en groot spieël.

Oopplan Woonkamer-Eetkamer

Gaan jy die huis binne van die agterkant af, beland jy in so ‘n portaalagtige ruimte met ‘n deur na die gasteruskamer.

Vandaar gaan jy in die ruim leef-eetarea met sy gemaklike stoele, en banke en so ook ‘n eettafel met stoele. Dit kom ook met ‘n kaggel en groot TV (DStv volledige pakket) en ‘n klompie boeke.

Net voor die deurgang na die kombuis is ‘n groot gasstoof met oond, ‘n yskas-vrieskas, ‘n ketel en ‘n 4-sny broodrooster.


Hierdie vertrek bevat meeste van die kombuisapparate. Daar is ‘n soort spens met oop rakke waarop kookware, breekgoed, eetgerei, en so meer, gebêre word.

Verder is daar ‘n wynyskas en ‘n twee yskas-vrieskaste, mikrogolfoond, ysmaker, koffiemaker, skottelgoedwasser en ‘n opwasplek.

Wasgoedgeriewe sluit in ‘n wasmasjien en tuimeldroër, en so ook ‘n yster en strykplank.

Cape Batis Kothuis (Slaap 3)

Dit sit so ‘n entjie weg aan die agterkant van die hoofhuis en kom met twee slaapkamers en een badkamer. Die hoofkamer is nogal groot met ‘n koningingrootte bed, en so ook tee- en koffiemaakgeriewe en ‘n ketel.

In die ander slaapvertrekkie is ‘n enkelbed, en die badkamer is toegerus met ‘n stort, wasbak en toilet.

Cape Batis het ‘n privaatstoep aan die bokant van so ‘n steilerige houttrap waar jy kan ontspan terwyl jy die kalmte en stilte om jou inasem.

Apalis Kothuis (Slaap 2)

Regs langs Batis is Apalis. Dit bestaan uit een kamer met ‘n koningingrootte bed, ‘n bank wat ook ‘n bed vir ‘n kind kan wees, gemakstoel en so ook koffie- en teemaakgeriewe. Daar is ‘n badkamertjie met ‘n bad, toilet and wasbak.

Apalis het ook sy eie privaat stoepie.

Bokmakierie Kothuis (Slaap 2)

Hierdie losstaande kothuis is verder agtertoe, weg van die ander onder groot melkhoutbome.

Dit het een slaapvertrek met ‘n koningingrootte bed en ‘n badkamer met ‘n wasbak, toilet en stort.

Die res van die plekkie bestaan uit so ‘n oopplan leefruimte met gemakstoele en ‘n kaggel in die een helfte. Die ander helfte kom met ‘n kitchenette wat toegerus is met ‘n mikrogolfoond, yskas-vrieskas, ketel en tee- en koffiemaakgeriewe.

Bokmakierie het ‘n onderdak stoep met ‘n ingeboude braaiplek.

Fish Eagle Kothuis (Slaap 2)

‘n Hele entjie van die hoofhuis en naby die rivier, is hierdie ongekunstelde blyplekkie, genaamd Fish Eagle. Dit bestaan uit een groterige vertrek met ‘n dubbelbed, gemakstoel, opwaskassie, en so ook ‘n groot ingeboude vuurmaakplek/braai. Geen TV nie, maar daar is wel toegang tot Wi-Fi.

Die ablusiegeriewe is baie eenvoudig: ‘n opelugstort met warm water (gasgeiser) en ook ‘n opelug spoeltoilet.


Hierdie is ‘n gemeenskaplike area naby die pier en glipweg wat gerieflik ingerig is vir lekker kuier, ontspan en vleisbraai op die walle van die Goukourivier. Die perfekte plek om die dag deur te bring.

Aktiwiteite op die Plaas

Behalwe om te ontspan met ‘n leesding, kan jy ook die voëls geniet of so ‘n bietjie rondstap op die plasie. Stap gerus sommer oor na Wild Olive langsaan en besoek hulle plaasstal waar jy van hulle vars organiese- en ander plaasprodukte kan bekom.

Of jy kan so ‘n bietjie swem, of kajak/kano roei (daar is reddingsbaadjies), daar is kajakke en kano’s vir gaste om te gebruik. As jy ‘n geldige Skipperslisensie het, kan jy ook die pontboot huur.

Geriewe by Rivermist Guest Farm

  • Linne en ander beddegoed (Al die eenhede)
  • Badhanddoeke – bring asb. jou eie swem-/strandhanddoek (Al die eenhede)
  • TV met DSTV, volle pakket (Slegs die Hoofhuis)
  • Geen sonkragrugsteun, herlaaibare gloeilampe en LED-ligte (Al die eenhede)
  • Gratis Wi-Fi (Al die eenhede)
  • Verskeie buitelug braaigeriewe
  • Veerpyltjiebord (Hoofhuis)
  • Kaggels/vuurmaakplek binneshuis (Sommige eenhede)
  • Boeke (Hoofhuis)
  • Wynyskas (Hoofhuis)
  • Yskas-vrieskas (Hoofhuis, Bokmakierie, Boathouse)
  • Groot kistipe vrieskas (Hoofhuis)
  • Groot gasstoof met oond (Hoofhuis)
  • Mikrogolfoond (Hoofhuis, Bokmakierie)
  • Ketel (Hoofhuis, Cape Batis, Apalis, Bokmakierie Kothuise)
  • Broodrooster (Hoofhuis)
  • Ysmaker (Hoofhuis)
  • Koffiemaker (Hoofhuis)
  • Skottelgoedwasser (Hoofhuis)
  • Wasgoedgeriewe: wasmasjien, tuimeldroër, so ook yster en strykplank (Hoofhuis)
  • Potte en panne, messegoed, glase, breekgoed, en so meer (Hoofhuis)
  • Swembad – geen omheining, geen veiligheidsnet
  • Baie parkering op die eiendom
  • Kano’s en kajakke
  • Reddingsbaadjies
  • Pontboot – natuurlik, om die boot te kan huur, benodig jy ‘n geldige Skipperslisensie