The Hartford House lies on Summerhill Stud on the picturesque KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Meander. South Africa’s leading racehorse stud farm – in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains close to Giant’s Castle. This beautiful old 1875 homestead is now an exquisitely furnished country house hotel with an acclaimed restaurant and wine cellar.
Award-winning gardens overlook the paddocks and lake and contain a varied selection of rooms and suites. For all tastes including the eco-sensitive Lakeside Suites, each with a private pool. All are individually decorated with telephone, satellite TV, minibar, underfloor heating, Jacuzzi spa baths and fireplaces.
Activities at Hartford House include swimming and tennis, fly fishing in tranquil trout waters, horse riding on bridle paths and race tracks, walks on the estate and stud farm tours.
Families with children are more than welcome to stay at Hartford. Babysitting services are available.