Beautiful 7 bedroom villa on expansive grounds, with horses and mountain views

This stately home lies on the Kurland Hotel and Polo Estate, which has been in the Behr family for three generations. The 7 bedroom villa is situated on private property adjoining the Estate, flanked by an indigenous forest at the foothills of the Tsitsikamma Mountains.

The house is a large, recently built home designed in the Cape Dutch tradition, but in which all requirements of modern living are fully catered. The interior finishes are of the highest specifications with beautifully elegant furnishings.

Kurland Villa is suitable for families or groups looking for an exclusive, secluded country living experience. It is also the perfect base for Polo enthusiasts who might be playing/watching polo at the Estate. Although ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’, it is close to the beach life of Plettenberg Bay.

Main House:

  • Downstairs:
    Entrance Hall, en-suite Guest Bedroom, Drawing Room, Living/TV room, Dining room, large kitchen with walk in cold room, scullery, boot room, laundry and linen room. Large, covered Verandah with barbeque and pizza oven. Below, is a fully stocked wine cellar. Next to the swimming pool is a Spa with jacuzzi, sauna, steam bath and change room. Broad band wireless and Satellite TV are in all the main living areas, and Main and Guest Bedrooms.
  • Upstairs:
    Landing at top of double staircase, Main en-suite Bedroom, with dressing room, adjoining study and computer, one double en-suite bedroom, two further double bedrooms with large bathroom and children’s playroom.
  • Separate West Wing:
    Two en-suite bedrooms, living/TV room with open plan dining room and fully equipped kitchen. Below is an en-suite bedroom, also living/TV room, small dining room and kitchenette. As with the Main House, all rooms have uninterrupted views of the unspoilt countryside.

Kurland Villa has a permanent cleaning and gardening staff, and, if required, a Butler and Chef will be included in the rate for the duration of a guest’s visit.


Kurland Hotel and Polo Estate is on 700 hectares of beautiful, park like surroundings. On the Estate there are 4 polo fields, a Stick and Ball field, stables, a wooden horse for polo training, an equine hospital all surrounded by green pastures and dams. There is an extensive road network and guests of the Villa are welcome to explore the Estate by quad bike or on foot or on horseback.

The Estate has a Five Star boutique Relais & Chateaux hotel which is open all year. It has an excellent restaurant, as well as a small Spa, excellent children’s care programs and play areas. Guests of the Villa have access to all the facilities of the hotel.

The Polo Pavilion Restaurant, on the main polo field, is open during polo tournaments held over Christmas and Easter holidays. It is also the clubhouse of the Kurland Polo Club and has lots of polo players and young people frequenting it.


Plettenberg Bay is a beautiful town on the Garden Route. There are 15 kms of beaches, perfect for long walks, collecting shells and safe for swimming. It has become well known for whale and dolphin watching, as well as deep sea fishing.

The Keurbooms River has facilities to hire small boats to spend a day up the river and the birdlife is supreme.

Natures Valley is also close to the Villa, and has a beautiful mostly empty beach, indigenous forests and coastal walks. Closer to the Villa there are also Elephant, Wild Cat, Monkey and Bird Sanctuaries. These are a favorite for children’s outings.

Rental Information

  • Check In2:00 PM
  • Check Out10:00 AM

Property Features

  • 24-hr Security
  • House-keeping
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool