Saamrus, Magaliesburg

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Saamrus is a self catering, pet friendly, farm cottages type of accomdation.

What drew me to Saamrus was the short drive from Joburg but also that each unit had their own well fenced off area.

When you arrive you immediately know you are in nature and the pups knew it too.

Our unit was called Piet-my-Vrou which was just 60m up the hill, all clearly indicated on the website. The team communicated to us that we could park our non 4x4 car at the bottom and could walk up to the unit which we did.

The Dog Stuff

The farm is beautiful and spacious. As you walk down the hill, towards the reception and pool area you will see it completely opens up for the pups to run free and play. When we passed the owner and went to put Moby on a leash, he immediately told us that no dogs must be on leash as this farm is for the dogs. Just hearing that immediately calmed my nerves and knew the reactive Mobster was free to be him self here.

We went on 2/3 walks every day, through the field, down the river, and around the trails, during which, we passed 2 people.





We stayed at the Piet-my-Vrou unit and it was so lovely. It was simple, quaint and clean. It had everything you needed and it did not feel like you had dirty puppies who were messing the place up.

Concrete floors made the room very very pet friendly. 

You get a little kitchenette with a stove, microwave, fridge and kettle, with a kitchen table too. The braai area outside also came in handy.

A beautiful king sized bed with a TV, and a few DSTV channels.

A stunning fire place which we did not need to use in December.

A bathroom en suite with a bath and shower combined, next to a gorgeous big window so you felt like you were bathing in nature.

The highlight for me was sitting in the lounging chairs on the patio in the early morning and late afternoon while watching the pups play and the sun rising and setting.




The House Stuff
4/6 Approved