On Trend: Destination Weddings!


On Trend: Destination Weddings!

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Wilsonia offers a truly unique wedding experience, with wedding packages individually tailored to reflect the personalities of both the bride and the groom. Flexibility is the name of the game, and together with their team of highly trained and award winning florists and wedding planners they aim to give their clients a truly memorable and unique wedding experience.

To date their ceremonies have been noted for their innovative style and originality, with a focus on the unusual and inspiring! Receptions are held in the old shed, with its immaculate white floors, wire crystal chandeliers, and their resident pair of Barn owls. The Shed provides an unrivalled combination of rustic ambiance with upmarket chic, and can accommodate up to a hundred and twenty people.

Your own Wedding Planners are always welcome!


The Cowshed Accommodation

You have the option of choosing between the Cowshed, the boarding house or my personal favourite the farm house.

The Cowshed boasts a fantastic central living area, which provides an ideal setting for spending quality time with friends and family. A covered verandah wraps around the entire house, allowing breathtaking views of the glorious Badfontein Valley.

The Boarding house sleeps sixteen people in eight double rooms, each room is equipped with its own on suite bathroom, and outdoor shower, as with all of the houses the boarding house lays claim to a magnificent veradah, and a breath taking view!

The Farmhouse was designed with leisure in mind, and accommodates seven people with three double rooms and one single room. The farm house has an exquisite central living area, as well as a fully furnished covered verandah, which affords fantastic views of the sarrounding area. Each room has an outdoor shower, perfect for summer! Both the verandah and the farmhouse itself have fireplaces for a cozy atmosphere in winter. The farm house also boasts a fully equipped kitchen, as well as DSTV.


What to do and try there…

Get married of course!!! Wilsonia is also one of those places where you will never be at a loss for what to do, the days can be as lazy or as energetic as you like, the area is incredibly well suited to long lazy walks, or just hanging out on the verandah, sipping coffee reading books, and watching the resident heard of Nguni cattle graze at your back door.

For the more energetic the farm also has numerous dams stocked with enourmous bass, and feisty trout. The wine weekends are a must and I am personally booking a weekend with celebrity chef Franz! Sounds just simple wonderfully. I also really like the idea of kicking back and relaxing with a great book, while watching the mist roll in from the mountains!

For further information follow the links alongside.


References

Strauss/Ismail Family – A little piece of Heaven on earth. What more could one want?

Etiene& Adele Kriel – “Good times, good food, good friends”

Des & Aruna – Peaceful, tranquil

The Greens – Thanks so much for sharing your land of milk and honey with us!

Bronwen’s 21st- The sky so blue, I stepped on the earth, so crisp, so cold, The water spoke and the fish smiled

The Reidy’s, Leicher’s & Wiltons – The Cowshed is the most tranquil & peaceful haven-Thank you

The Mckenzie’s & J van Rensburg – What a family centred, old fashioned heartiness. Loved it

Sam Walker – MAGIC!

Jaco & Natasha De Wet -Stunning plek. Baie rustig. Ons het a great naweek gehad. Kom beslis terug vir lange.

Theo & Lynn Joannides – Simply amazing. Just loved the energy,the beauty, the ”africaness “ of it all.

Piet,Harriet, Louw& Rene & Miempie – Wat ‘n aangename verassing. Ons kom weer terug

Wayne, Tanya and Shaun – What a well kept secret!! Will be back!

The Hibbins’s – Fantastic place, very beautiful and relaxing.

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