The exquisite setting in which Mount High is idyllically perched breathes a magical quality over the rolling mountains, infusing every aspect of the luxury country lodge with its gorgeous allure..
Beautifully nestled close to the fly-fishing centre of Lydenburg, Mount High is about immersing its guests in a tranquil escape from city living, high up in the mountains of Mpumalanga. In fact, this farm is no less than 1 600 metres above sea level, imbuing it with breath-taking vistas. .
Feel the serenity overcome you as you breathe in the clean air of the South African countryside, hear the unmistakeable call of the fish eagles, and refresh body and soul against the backdrop of green, rugged mountains that rise to meet the high blue of the African sky.
Indulge in the gorgeous facilities and amenities of the lodge and its well-appointed suites; which make for the perfect romantic retreat, family weekend, group getaway, or a fabulous venue for parties and celebrations. Egyptian cotton linen, swimming pools, barbecue areas, bars, and satellite televisions combine to create a truly spectacular getaway; no matter the occasion..
The chef is excellent, and takes great pride in preparing wholesome, delicious meals for all Mount High guests during their stay. This takes the effort out of having to cook for family and friends during your time at the lodge, and is a fabulous way to incorporate delicious cuisine into your special retreat in Mpumalanga.
The Manor House accommodates up to 12 guests (or 12 adults and two children), while Nyala House is perfect for four people (or four adults and two children). Each house has its own top-notch amenities and charm.
The Mount High Luxury Country House is situated on a working horse farm that is home to magnificent Arabian horses. The ethos of the owners dictates that these horses are given a place in which to graze at leisure, gallop over the plains, and enjoy their freedom. Meeting these horses and feeling the power of their insight and understanding as they gaze into your eyes is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that guarantees lasting memories.
Mout High is also an ideal stop over on your way to the Kruger National Park.
- Sit back and relax, breath the air, let the stillness penetrates your very soul!
- Go Bird Watching
- Take a long walk
- Relish in an afternoon nap
- Start the novel you’ve been keeping inside for too long
- Whip up a meal to enjoy with good friends
- Count the stars!!!
The farm and its surrounds provide a multitude of things to do and see. There are many well-established mountain biking trails on the farm and in the mountains, as well as walking trails and hikes. Climb the mountains to see breath-taking views, and go on long game drives to witness first-hand and photograph some very exciting animal species.
Visitors can look forward to seeing an array of animal species during their time at Mount High. The farm itself is home to wildebeest, nyala and sable. This is also the natural habitat of the African vulture. Wildlife photographers are spoilt for choice with the abundance of African flora and fauna to be found here.
“...in a landscape of rugged beauty, where the stars rain down from the night sky, the stillness penetrates your very soul...
“...in a landscape of rugged beauty, where the stars rain down from the night sky, the stillness penetrates your very soul..."
“...it is here below the mountains weathered by billions of years of wind and rain that you will find tranquillity of the deepest kind...” Author unknown