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La Plume is a Boutique Guest House on a working ostrich, alfalfa and cattle farm with spectacular views of the Swartberg Mountains and the Olifants River Valley. A warm welcome awaits you at this charming 1902 Victorian homestead with its tranquil surroundings where Karin has combined old-world charm with modern comforts to ensure extraordinary service and personal attention.

La Plume offers stylish luxury with a diverse range of accommodation from Luxury Rooms, Cottages and Honeymoon Rooms to Superior Suites. With private entrances, sunny verandas and elegant, comfortable antiques, each of the 19 individually furnished air-conditioned rooms offer satellite television, free WiFi, mini bar and abundant comforts.

Apart from the private seating on your veranda from where you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Olifants River valley, there are also numerous seating spots in the garden where you can leisurely get lost in a novel or just hide away for some quiet “me-time”…

Our bountiful English Breakfast buffet is the perfect start to a busy day with fresh fruit platters in abundance, a bread and cereal selection, cold meats and cheeses, as well as hot breakfast. Special requests made to order.

Enjoy exceptional local wine and traditional home-cooked cuisine by prior arrangement. Your four course meal is meticulously prepared by our chef and three home cooks and served in the spacious, candlelit dining room of the main homestead. (Please inform us of your special dietary requirements in advance.)

The interior and spatial design of La Plume Boutique Guest House is one of Karin’s passions. Her love of space, colour and texture serves her well in the design and renovation of internal spaces, including structural alterations, furnishings, fixtures and fittings, lighting and colour schemes.Her eye for detail and enchanting antiques adds the finishing touches to the individually furnished suites and rooms as well as the communal areas, creating an atmosphere that is reminiscent of yesteryear.

Join Bartel for early morning coffee in the gazebo before an informative, pre-arranged tour of this working ostrich, alfalfa and cattle farm.Learn about the day to day activities in the life of a full time farmer, as well as the giant birds and the trials and tribulations of farming with them from one of the few experts on the ostrich industry.

Our experienced team is dedicated to ensure you get the best Little Karoo experience possible.

“Our philosophy is exclusivity and exceptional comfort with warm, personal attention in an environment conducive to the art of gracious living. La Plume welcomes you.”
Cancellations 6 days or less prior to arrival date, forfeit 100% of total stay. Cancellations 7 – 14 days prior to arrival date, forfeit 50% of total stay. Cancellations more than 14 days prior to arrival date, without any cost.

Establishment Code



Airport Nearby, Bar, By a mountain, Coach / Bus Station Nearby, CoffeeTea Maker, Countryside, Laundry, Medical facilities, On a working farm, Restaurant, Swimming Pool, Tourism attractions


Price : 730.00 ZAR - 1,115.00 ZAR p/p sharing

AATravel Code





  • Afrikaans
  • Air conditioning
  • Baby Sitting
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Only
  • Catering By Arrangement
  • Child Friendly
  • Concierge Services
  • Conference Facilities
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • English
  • Fire Place
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Hairdryer
  • Laundry
  • Mini Bar
  • MNet / Satellite TV
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Porterage
  • Private Garden / Patio
  • Room Cleaning Service
  • Safe Deposit
  • Safe in Room
  • Secure Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tea and coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • TV Room / Lounge
  • Wake Up Call
  • Wedding / Function Venue
  • Wedding Chapel
  • WiFi (Internet access)


Bicycle Rental, Bird watching, Botanical, Cultural Attractions, Eco & Nature, Game Walks, Golf, Guided Tours, Hiking, Historical Attractions, Mountain Biking, Of Historic / Literary or Architectural Interest, Swimming Pool, Wine tasting, Working Farm

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