Tegwaan Country Getaway – The Acorn (Tiny House)


Tiny house hosted by Balthazar

2 guests, 1 bed, 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the tiny house to yourself.
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Climb – Hike – Bike – Fish – Relax...
Tegwaan is the perfect place to stay if you want access to a lot of fun outdoor activities while staying in a comfortable place! Immersed in nature, Tegwaan is a little ecosystem of its own: with fresh water springs, several fish ponds and a creek, the grass is always green, the trees are tall and the birds are happy! :-)

The Acorn Tiny House is ideal for couples who plan to spend most of their time outdoors, but still want a cosy place to stay.

The space
Set just outside of Waterval Boven (one of the most popular weekend destinations among climbers and mountain bikers form Joburg and Pretoria), Tegwaan is a destination in itself: it is the closest place to the Restaurant(-At-The-End-Of-The-Universe) and Triple Tier crags, and closely connected to some of the biking and hiking trails. We also have our own ponds and fish, so bring your rope, your hiking shoes, your bike, your fishing rod or your hammock! Your dogs will also love it – with so much space to run around and water to splash in, they will be happy and exhausted by the end of the weekend!

Tegwaan is also an ideal stopover for travellers: being just a few kms off the N4 on a good road, just halfway between Jo’burg and Kruger National Park, it’s an easily accessible place to break up the drive and enjoy a properly relaxing day by the pool, followed by a braai under the stars and an evening by the fire.

Tegwaan has only one house, two cottages and one tiny house, but 34ha of land, so you’ll always have space to explore.

The Acorn Tiny House is at the heart of the farm, next to our over 80 year old barn, and a short walking distance to the Stone Cottage and the Studio. It is a great home base for all of the wonderful outdoors activities in the area. While only 12 sqm big, but it has all the essentials to make your stay comfortable. It can accommodate 1-2 people in a double bed, it has a proper kitchen with all appliances and utensils (though no oven), an inside and an outside table, a kettle braai and a fire pit.

Sleeping corner, dining area and kitchen are all in one space. There is even a spatious shower in the house, while the toilet (a beautiful dry/compost toilet) is located in a separate ablution unit 30 meters away.

Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Shared pool
Pets allowed
Paid washing machine
Patio or balcony
Security cameras on property
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Where you’ll be

Emgwenya, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Tegwaan is just off the road going from Waterval Boven up into the hills. In Boven you’ll find all the essentials: a supermarket and some shops, a petrol station, ATMs, a couple restaurants and pubs (try the Stone Circle in town or Aloes for a good burger or local trout, it's just a couple kms down the N4)... and in the hills you’ll find all the climbing crags, the hiking and biking trails, the fish ponds, etc.
Tegwaan is surrounded by wild “lowveld”, and within just a couple of hundred meters you’ll find some of the mysterious Stone Circles that are still a hot topic of discussion among archaeologists.

Hosted by Balthazar

  1. Joined in July 2018
  • 78 Reviews
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  • Superhost


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During your stay

We’re assuming you’re coming to Tegwaan for quietness and relaxation so we won’t disturb you, but definitely feel free to come say hi if you see that we’re around. We’re always happy to chat!
Our friends at Roc n’ Rope are incredibly knowledgeable on activities in the area, and always willing to help. They run a climbing shop/rental/school in town and they organise all sorts of outings and activities (we strongly recommend the Elandsriver waterfall abseiling day trip!), so don’t hesitate to ask them – they’ll always understand your specific needs (even if you don’t) and make your stay in Boven something that you won’t forget!
We’re assuming you’re coming to Tegwaan for quietness and relaxation so we won’t disturb you, but definitely feel free to come say hi if you see that we’re around. We’re always hap…

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House rules

Check-in: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Check out: 10:00 am
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

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