Welcome to Millgate Cottage, located in the scenic Kwa-Zulu Natal Midlands!
Come and enjoy the good life in this lovely setting. Millgate Cottage is set amid beautiful countryside, on the R103, between Nottingham Road and Howick, on the Midlands Meander. It is conveniently located for private schools in the area, only 5 km from Michaelhouse, and is within easy reach of Midmar Dam and many Drakensberg resorts. It is also within easy driving distance of Mooi River (25 minutes) to the North and Howick (20 minutes) and Pietermaritzburg (35 minutes) to the South. We offer pleasant and comfortable accommodation suitable for long stays or even one -night stop-overs. With several well-known wedding venues nearby, we are perfectly situated to cater for the needs of wedding guests and family.
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Comfortable self-catering accommodation at reasonable prices. Set in tranquil surroundings, guests can relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. We have 5 units available ranging from compact one bedroom suites to our one and two-bedroom family cottages.
Shazorro , our onsite German Bistro offers a selection of German cuisine, Danish pastries and breads, an sausages to be enjoyed indoors or on our deck overlooking the gardens and putt-putt course. The Bistro is open from Wednesday to Sunday, 8am – 4pm, open for evening meals by booking only. Residents can book for a hearty breakfast on arrival or vis online booking.
The Glass Studio, including shop, features an array of kiln-slumped glass cheese boards and mobiles, stained glass ornaments and bric-a-brac. Hand crafted wooden toys, clothing, decor items and jewellery are also available at the shop.
The Art Gallery, featuring a selection of fine art by resident and local artists is adjacent to the Glass Studio. We also have ranges of antique bone china for sale.
Putt-Putt, nine hole putt-putt course in the beautiful garden surrounding The Mole, where children and their parents can test their golfing skills.
Mineral Water, Our water has been certified 100% pure , sourced from a natural underground stream that has its origins in the Drakensburg Mountains it is envied far and wide.
Millgate Cottage is pet friendly, residents can bring their furkids to our Cottage accommodation on request. We have our own dogs, cats, chickens and horses. We are also visited by a variety of indigenous wildlife.
Millgate Cottage has been named a Best Value Midlands Establishment.