Ant’s Nest & Ant’s Hill Private Bush Homes
Lying in a natural amphitheatre, Ant’s Nest is the original colonial-style homestead, with a thatched roof and wide verandahs and a classic African atmosphere. It has a stylish warmth, with furniture made from local fabrics, timber and stone, and rich earthy colours. A 15-metre heated pool is surrounded by extensive lawns and indigenous plants. A wide variety of game frequent the waterhole in front of the house where horses and dogs abound. It’s paradise for children, and one of the most family friendly safari lodges in Africa. Ant’s Nest sleeps 12 people in six bedrooms, so it is ideal for bigger groups looking for exclusivity. During the low season, single rooms can be booked. Built by Ant on the edge of a cliff next to a waterfall, Ant’s Hill private bush homes has an open and friendly atmosphere and offers breathtaking views across the Waterberg. Cocooned by boulders, the swimming pool cascades over the lip of the gorge, where you can relax for hours. With spacious rooms and vast folding doors, the thatched lodge blends into the bush while the exotic furniture and brightly coloured African fabrics make it both sophisticated and comfortable. An additional twin room added to the family cottage, means that Ant’s Hill can comfortably sleep 16. It is sold on a non-exclusive basis, allowing single room bookings. Groups of more than six adults can book it exclusively. Also available is ‘World’s View’ cottage at Ant’s Hill, which can accommodate two couples or a family. This stunning cottage has vast indoor and outdoor living areas and a private pool. It also features waterfall and outside showers, a fireplace in the lounge and a large decked verandah to maximize the stunning views.