Afristay has named Sunflower Cottage as an Award Winning McGregor Holiday Home.

Sunflower Cottage

Getaway to McGregor

The Cottage

Sunflower Cottage is a romantic self-catering cottage in McGregor, and is one of the oldest and most loved historical houses in the village. Originally built in the 1880’s, its thick adobe walls, mud floors, reed ceilings and thatched roof are perfect natural insulators against the heat and cold of the Little Karoo. It is situated in a quiet corner of the village, within easy walking distance of the main road and shops and restaurants in McGregor. Perfect for weekend getaways and tranquil retreats, the cottage sleeps up to 4 people


• Main bedroom with en-suite, double bed with mosquito net and memory foam mattress • Second bedroom with 2 x single beds and mosquito nets** • 100% cotton bed linen and towels • Fully equipped kitchen and cosy living room • Undercover off-street parking • Large patio and braai facilities • Quiet writing desk area • Lush tranquil garden (fully enclosed) • Outside shower and toilet • Hammock • Closed system fireplace for cosy winter evenings • Pet-friendly (available on request) **please note the indoor bathroom is en-suite to the main bedroom and so the second bedroom is ideal for children or friends who don't mind going through the main bedroom to reach the bathroom or using the outdoor one

A slower pace

Sunflower Cottage is a lovely base for you to explore the beautiful village of McGregor, its history and the surrounding wine lands - or to simply retreat and immerse yourself in the feeling of a bygone era, where time moves more slowly. The garden surrounding the cottage is tranquil and peaceful. Listen to the birds and cicadas or explore the many hikes and nature reserves surrounding the village.

Explore McGregor

McGregor is a quaint, tranquil Karoo Dorpie with stunning views. Old irrigation channels still transport water down the sides of the streets lined with whitewashed cottages. There are some excellent restaurants for Karoo cooking and home made treats. Explore the art walk of local galleries and potters. Visit the beautiful retreat center. Listen to live music or visit the Saturday market.

Book direct with us

For bookings, please email Charlotte at 

R850/night sharing, R150/night per additional person up to a maximum of 4 guests. Minimum stay of 2 nights over weekends.

Book direct with us or find us on Airbnb here 

Check in: after 2pm

Check out: before 10am (unless late check out arranged in advance

Directions to the cottage

Travelling from Cape Town, take the N1 (North) past Paarl, through the Hugenot Tunnel, to take the 2nd traffic light turn off to Worcester. When in Worcester, follow the signs to Robertson. At the 4 way STOP on the R60 in Robertson, take the McGregor turnoff to the right. Follow this road, over the Breede River and then bear left to McGregor (19km). Then as you enter the village, turn first right into Barry Street.

Contact Us

Sunflower Cottage 9 Barry Street, McGregor