In the midst of the world-renowned game-rich Timbavati Private Nature Reserve lies a grand and somewhat stately 5* country home hugged by wild bushveld and endless vistas of the Kruger. Sleeping up to 8 guests in 4 suites, Walkers Bush Villa is an ornate, yet relaxed, exclusive use bush hideaway furnished with decor that marries Karen Blixen’s 'Out of Africa' to the Tate Gallery. Guests visiting Walkers Bush Villa are welcomed with a ceremonial entrance of 2 cheetah statues guarding a lengthy driveway flanked by colourful flowers. The driveway leads into a paved courtyard with a water fountain serving as the centrepiece. Immediately you’re struck with a tranquil solitude of classic country meets colonial bushveld.
The villa is furnished with a variety of collectibles, handcrafted items, classic art pieces and opulent finishes. There are hints of Africa throughout the villa, with original Dylan Lewis sculptures and other artwork adorning secret nooks and crannies.
The extensive patio, with its views of the wilderness beyond, is the ideal place to relax. There are a number of seating areas, couches and tables. The patio leads down into the pool area that rests on perfect lawns providing ample space for kids to run around. There is a boma area complete with campfire, and even an outdoor sala for a spot of reading or yoga.
Three of the bedrooms have a similar layout - and hug the courtyard area. Each of the rooms are separately located from the main house. The master bedroom adjoins the main house and boasts an indoor and outdoor bath, and an indoor shower. There's even a private sleep-out room which is also accessible from the patio.
In terms of activities, there are daily morning and afternoon game drives on a 5,000 hectare strip of land in the Timbavati Game Reserve, bush walks, bush braais, bush breakfasts, sundowner sessions, and an array of children’s activities on offer. A private chef arranges meals according to your needs - making this the just perfect for small groups or families travelling together.
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All meals; local drinks (both soft and alcoholic); 2 game viewing activities per day; services of a professional game ranger and tracker; the Timbavati Conservation Levy; and services of a private chef are included. IN ADDITION: For self-drive visitors, there is a vehicle entrance fee of R280 per vehicle (subject to change), which is payable at the Timbavati Gate (cash or Visa/MasterCard credit cards only).
Children of all ages are welcome.