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A once in a lifetime opportunity!

Nestled on the banks of Mearns Dam in the KZN Midlands, near Mooi River, lies the stunning Station House Waterside Getaway. This slice of heaven has recently become available for sale.

The unique half a hectare smallholding consists of a large main house, a 2 bedroom cottage (plus annex) and a well established garden covering the entire area. Added to this is 500m of private water frontage and much much more..

All of this for the bargain price of,
and even this is negotiable.

For more details please contact the agent who referred you to this site.


The House

The main dwelling is the original station house on the first Durban to Johannesburg railway line which was fully renovated in 2007.

The 287 m2 house consists of the following:
3 double en-suite bedrooms
a study
large fully fitted kitchen
open plan dinette
entrance hall
large dining room (5x6m)
large lounge (6x5m)
large verandah (6x9m)

The  large entrance hall and lounge both open through sliding glass doors to the verandah, with a magnificent view of the dam.

Other outbuildings include the following:
double garage
shower room
4 car ports

The main dwelling, outbuildings and cottage comes to a total area of 505 m2.

The Cottage

The 2 bedroom cottage (and annex) is a well-established self-catering option on sites like WhereToStay and is very popular with fishermen, wedding guests, boarding school parents and those wishing to escape the city for a truly relaxing break.

It's fully equipped, can sleep up to 8 people and is roughly 50m from the water's edge where a canoe and paddle boat is always ready to be taken out.

Currently the cottage provides a guaranteed annual income of R100,000 per annum.

The cottage will be sold fully furnished. This means all linen, appliances (fridge, microwave), kitchen items etc. is included in the selling price! The paddle boat and canoe is also included.

This is an absolute bargain...

The Land

The half hectare garden is well established with several 120 year old oak trees and beautifully planted with shrubs and perennials.

In addition there is sole use of 3.5 hectares of Water Affairs land through a Custodian Agreement, which gives 500m of private water frontage in a prime bass fishing dam.

This is veld grass and bush which is home many small animals including duiker, reedbuck, otters, mongoose, scrub hares  and porcupines. There is a myriad of birdlife and water fowl including cranes, fish eagles and nesting kites and owls.

The property is securely situated in an enclave between two dairy farms 2km from the main road. The local residents are very friendly and one soon gets to known one's neighbours.

So much more...


Mearns Dam is a prime bass fishing destination and Station House is one of the few places with private access to it. Have a look at some of the videos below to appreciate the fishing potential.


Grassland and wetland birds mingle around the property and there are resident kites living in the tree outside the main house. Combine that flocks of migrating egrets each afternoon and owls at night and you have the perfect bird-watching experience.

Midlands Meander

The Midlands Meander is literally right on our doorstep and has something for everybody. Stretching from Mooi River to Hilton, it's a KwaZulu-Natal treasure. A plethora of coffee shops, restaurants, curio shops and landmarks can be found along this beautiful stretch of South Africa.

Nearby Attractions

Other nearby attractions include the Spring Grove Dam in Rosetta, the spectacular uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, one of South Africa's World Heritage Sites, which is within easy driving range. Explore Giants Castle, Highmoor, Kamberg, Loteni and Sani Pass.


Some of our previous guests have made videos of their visits.

Here’s two examples that showcase what Station House offers…


The House

The Cottage & Surrounds