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Borrowdale Cottage (Self-Contained)

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Borrowdale Cottage (Self-Contained)

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Located in the leafy upmarket suburb of Borrowdale, Harare, this spacious 1 bedroom cottage is fully self-contained with cooking facilities. Nestled in the grounds of a larger house, with shared access to the swimming pool (subject to water availability) and large garden. Privacy is assured, with the cottage located some distance from the main house and a car spot available. Fully furnished with separate kitchen, lounge, bedroom, bathroom, verandah and patio. Linen and cleaning provided. Ron and Rena, your friendly Scottish hosts, will make your stay comfortable, and can suggest local restaurants and places to visit and arrange transfers to and from the airport and within Harare with prior notice. Cable access can be arranged with advance notice for longer term stays. Rates negotiable for longer term guests.


Laptop friendly workspace
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises

House Rules

Clean and tidy


11 Reviews

Michael User Profile
April 2018
The cottage is spacious and thoughtfully decorated. As someone who likes to self cater it was great to have a fully fitted kitchen. Ron and Rena were also very helpful. Thank you!
J K User Profile
December 2013
Fantastic stay Ron and Rena are superb hosts and the flat is fabulous
Mnet263@yahoo.Com User Profile
March 2016
Great location, quiet and clean cottage in a tranquil environment. Hosts were very friendly and helpful. I stayed with my daughter and we arrived at night and found that our hosts had bought some food for us to eat before we could get to the shops. We are truly thakful fot their…
Amber User Profile
February 2016
The house was great. It has everything you need to make yourself feel at home. Ron and Rena made sure I had everything I needed during my stay. There are shops just at the bottom of the road if you want to self-cater but there are also nearby restaurants. Their pool and gardens a…
Rudi User Profile
December 2014
Wonderful stay in a very roomy garden cottage with all the necessary amenities. Great welcome and hosting by Ron and Rena (thanks for the chat about life in Zimbabwe and the beer).
Paula User Profile
June 2014
I enjoyed staying with Rena (her husband was in South Africa). She was a wonderful and caring host. The cottage is comfortable and has everything one needs and is very private. The area is very nice and close to an upmarket shopping center with good restaurants and supermarkets. …
Clive User Profile
June 2014
Thank you Ron and Rena. Your Hospitality was the best ever. You made me feel like I was home again, the days when everything was done for me , the cleaning and the washing, I can certainly get used to that. I will stay no place else but your place on my future visits. 100% Approv…

Hosted by Ron

Harare, ZimbabweJoined in January 2012
Ron User Profile
11 Reviews
Ron and Rena are Scottish immigrants to Zimbabwe, and have been living in Harare for the best part of 30 years. They enjoy cooking, travel, wine and spending time with friends and family.
Languages: English, Español
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