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Historic riverside Old Mill and Miller's Cottage

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Historic riverside Old Mill and Miller's Cottage

10 guests6 bedrooms10 beds4.5 bathrooms
10 guests
6 bedrooms
10 beds
4.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.

Built in 1850 this old flour mill has been beautifully restored and comprises two homes on the Kowie River overlooking the river, sea and river mouth. With your own jetty you can moor your boat or just take a paddle upriver in the canoe.


Washing machine
Unavailable: Smoke detector
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 single bed
Bedroom 4
1 king bed
Bedroom 5
1 single bed
Bedroom 6
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed



6 reviews
Tiffaney User Profile
May 2018
The Old Mill is wonderful. The perfect place for family gathering and being a part of history. We had a wonderful weekend. Thank you Gerry.
Gerry User Profile
Response from Gerry:
Hi Tiffaney, thanks for the feedback. I was unaware of the dishwasher not working and the caretaker didn’t mention it to me at all. Will take it up with them. Apologies it was working three weeks ago when I visited. It mentions in the listing that there is no wifi so I hope there…
May 2018
Camilla User Profile
December 2017
The house and cottage are in a beautiful location and offer good accommodation. It's a shame that the place has not been maintained - rotting railings on the viewing deck make it unsafe, as do the rotting railings on the jetty. We didn't use the viewing deck at all in case…
Gerry User Profile
Response from Gerry:
Thank you for your valuable feedback. The Old Mill is an old lady and appeals to those who want to experience the history between the thick walls, high beams and creaking floors in a beautiful location. Yet things such as microwaves and geysers break in any home, 20 year old user…
December 2017
Gary User Profile
April 2017
Beautiful place, well equipped and very scenic, we really enjoyed our stay.
Gerry User Profile
Response from Gerry:
Thanks Gary, hope to host you guys again in future!
April 2017
Cosmo User Profile
March 2017
Our family had a lovely time in Port Alfred and we loved the accommodations. We have a toddler, so I was concerned with the proximity to water but there was no chance of him falling in. Perfect place for a family to meet, braai and enjoy a South African coastal town.
Gerry User Profile
Response from Gerry:
Glad you had a great time! Hope to host you again in future :-)
March 2017
Anton User Profile
July 2016
Such an amazing property and was just what i was looking for in taking my kids on holiday. I will certainly return again, and almost want to keep this one a secret.
Tania User Profile
April 2016
I have rented many homes from Airbnb and all of them have been lovely but not quite like this one! Gerry has truly gone the extra mile to accommodate the Old Mill with every detail you might need. It is always wonderful to arrive to a well equipped home. The house itself has so…

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Johannesburg, South AfricaJoined in October 2014
Gerry User Profile
9 Reviews
Interaction with guests
I am not available on site as I live in a different city but will put you in touch with our wonderful manager. I will also be contactable at all times.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2PM
Checkout: 11AM
After 2PM

House Rules

  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed
  • Smoking is allowed