|Fourwinds is probably the oldest farm house built on the largest piece of flat land in Winterskloof, five minutes from Hilton and has been the family home of Dennis & Jill Bailey-Edkins and their three sons Jono, Daniel and Mark for some 20 years. |
Fourwinds Courtyard B&B/ Guest House is two family units with separate entrance that comfortably accomodates up to 8 guests. Guests can choose to self-cater or book breakfast. Evening meals are provided on request too.
Situated at the start of the Midlands Meander, Fourwinds is perfectly positioned for easy access to Howick, Hilton and Pietermaritzburg. We are a popular rest stop for parents of children at Hilton College, St Annes, Cowan House and for schools in the city. A home from home for a family reunion. Business people find Fourwinds a restful and cooler stopover the night before meetings in the city. With Durban an easy hour away Fourwinds is the perfect place to spend a night en-route. The property is five minutes from Hilton, fifteen from Pietermaritzburg, so a favourtie site for both the Comrades Marathon, the Durban classic, Amashovashova, the Hilton Art's Festival and the Midmar Mile.
There are 8 resturaunts in Hilton, a shopping centre, video store and a whole Midland Meander of curios to explore.
Attractions / Things to do
|The enclosed Courtyard at Fourwinds offers both privacy and security while the wide covered stoep enables enjoyment of outdoors even when the weather is wet. A huge grape vine provides a natural dappled sunscreen into the courtyard, which is also a quiet site for moonlit braais. Nature lovers will enjoy the feast of birdlife and the natural wildlife habitat of the courtyard and wider garden. Meercat are commonly heard and occassionally seen at night. A genet has been sighted. The hooting owl is a regular summer Fourwind's guest and eagles glide the thermals above. |
Fourwinds has a pool room (with lit table), a large swimming pool, and valley ball/ badminton court. Walks and mountain bike tracks can begin at the gate.
|Services / Facilities|
|Units are designed to accommodate individual, couple or family demands. Rooms are en-suite and provided with TV and video. Towels are provided. There is ample storage for personal effects. Rooms are secure, lockable and fitted, unnecessarily to date, with burgular alarms and panic buttons! Vehicles can be parked in a safe, covered, lean-to.|
|R300 per person per night sharing.|
Reductions for families and groups.
Breakfast is an additional R50 per person per breakfast
|HOW TO FIND Fourwinds Courtyard, Valley Road, Winterskloof: |
From N3: (Jo’burg/Durban and takes 5 minutes)
Take Hilton exit through Hilton Village; pass THE QUARRY shopping centre on left; @ traffic light cross Old Howick Road (R 103) into Dennis Shepstone Drive; pass Hilton Police Station on right (Mandela spent a few nights there!); pass Cowan House prep school on left (a few politicians offspring doing time there); 1,8 km's further (up a hill and then down) the next turn left is Valley Road; Fourwinds entrance is diagonally opposite (don't go down Valley Road).
Look for the green FOURWINDS sign. Drive onto the lawn (check out the view of KZN’s Table Mountain as you has pool on Left).
From Pietermaritzburg: (16 minutes)
Take Berg Street, becomes Mayor's Walk, becomes Swartkop Road, becomes Sweetwaters Rd/Dennis Shepstone Drive; pass Taxi terminus at Sweetwaters on left; 1 km further, turn 2nd right into Valley Road and immediately right between green gateposts into Fourwinds. (Don't go down Valley Road).
Look for the green Fourwinds sign. Drive onto the lawn (check out the view of KZN’s Table Mountain as you has pool on Left).
Hope you find us fine and if not call us on 333 431093 or 082 212 5256