Welcome to the direct booking site for Under-The-Milkwood
African Spaces is the appointed caretaker of this property, guests booking direct are guaranteed a meaningful discount off the rates quoted on accommodation sites.

What makes this property special?

An artist’s retreat and her 7-bedroom home under two milkwood trees. The property is connected (direct access!) to a network of nature paths along the Goukou River estuary. This is a beautifully decorated, traditional thatch villa equipped with modern facilities and appliances. Generous entertainment and serene spaces; Under-The-Milkwood is your sanctuary from which to explore Stilbaai & surrounds. Back-up power lights, WIFI and phone / laptop charging taken care of.

Open plan and flow for the Kitchen – Living – Dining. The space opens onto a thatch roof lapa / porch with a large built-in braai. The deck wraps around the main bedroom providing a view of the Palinggat river and the Goukou estuary. A fully kitted kitchen, including SMEG appliances and a washup area, scullery, and back yard. The lounge is warmed by a gas heated fireplace. The Smart TV is tuned to accept guest private accounts such as Netflix.

The master bedroom opens onto the porch area and contains an ensuite bathroom and a loft study area with WIFI booster. There are two bedrooms with single beds sharing a complete bathroom on this level. The bathrooms optimise light and are filled with creative design and features.

The mezzanine contains two bedrooms and a shared bathroom with a shower. Bedroom 4 contains two single beds. Bedroom 5 contains (two single beds) is easily converted to a king. 

There are two bedrooms (ensuite bathrooms) accessible via separate, outside entrances. Bedroom 6 (1 x single bed) is located on upper level and Bedroom 7 (1 x double bed) is tucked below the deck on the east side of the property with a view of the river estuary and forest. Ideal for young adults or other members of the family requiring some “independence” 😊

Under-The-Milkwood has limited views, providing protection from the prevailing winds. The villa is situated on the edge of the Palinggat reserve with a set of timber stairs leading directly to the river estuary. This is a beautifully cared-for home and a sanctuary from which to explore this uber popular seaside town that is Stilbaai.