Attie Louw was born in the Calvinia district. His family moved to Worcester during the Great Depression (1933). At the age of 20, Attie fought in the Second World War in the Natal Carbaniers regiment. He later joined the infantry. After the North African offensive, he fought in Italy and there he started cutting his fellow soldiers’ hair. After the war, he opened a barber shop in Worcester with Alphie Taylor. He later married Ansie Everson of Opstal farm and was basically the instrument that expanded Opstal along with his father-in-law, Carl. The first wine under the Opstal label was bottled in 1978 through Attie’s initiative.
Max Guests: 4 (Max 4 adults)
This unit is freestanding and suited for four adults or two adults and children. The main en suite bedroom has one king size bed and the second room has the option of either two single beds or a king size.
Slow combustion stove
Outdoor fire place
Wood-fired hot tub
With an open plan kitchen including a gas hob, microwave oven, fridge, kettle and toaster, you will be able to prepare almost any meal. To make your stay extra comfortable we supply all the luxuries you will need, including towels, good quality linen. We also provide you with a bundle of firewood for your slow-combustion fireplace, hot tub and outside braai. Wifi available. A camping cot can be arranged for toddlers. Sweet, clear water from the Badsberg mountain stream fill our taps and is perfectly safe to drink. Celebration We provide something extra for special occasions on pre-arrangement at additional cost. (Eg. birthday, anniversary, honeymoon). Reach out to your host, Karmin to arrange your stay.