Roses at Fairview Homestead [done]

Rose Jam You will need : one cup of compressed rose petals (red or dark pink works best as white and yellow can taste bitter) One peeled and diced orange and one peeled and diced lemon (be careful to remove all the white pith when peeling) 750 ml Sugar. 1 liter water....

new kids on the block [done]

Twenty one years ago, just before we bought Fairview, we made an offer on another heritage property in George, but the owner  decided to withdraw Whispering Oaks  from the market. We were quite heartbroken, but then we found Fairview – and the rest is...

August 2015 : winter garden [done]

Last week (Augsut 2015) local photographer, Cathe Pienaar took these lovely photos of our winter garden. We are so privileged in George that it is green even in mid winter. And then of course the winter bulbs, Arum Lilies,Irises and camellias are out in full...

featured on Nightjar Travel Blog [done]

Some text obviously came from our website, but whoever wrote this definitely had to have stayed here – I wonder who? Built in 1861, Fairview Historic Homestead has been sympathetically restored to its original Cape Georgian splendour, and invites guests to...