Peaceful, Exclusive Guest House In Hogsback, Eastern Cape
Welcome to Granny Mouse House, Hogsback’s premier owner-run Guesthouse tucked away high up in the Amathole Mountains of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. We cater for adult guests, in a sophisticated yet relaxed country atmosphere.
Bed & Breakfast accommodation is offered in 3 double en-suite rooms, all with private pool and garden facing patios. For couples requiring more privacy, 2 fully equipped and serviced Self-Catering units are available, located in the large landscaped garden.
We enjoy the accolade of being the first catered establishment in Hogsback to have attained 4 Star Superior accreditation from both AA and TGCSA.
We invite you to come and experience our little piece of paradise. Ingrid will gladly share with you her wealth of knowledge, depth of conversation and passion for life. Arrive as a guest and leave as a friend, taking with you only wonderful memories and yearning to return one day soon.
Located just outside the village centre, Granny Mouse House is the ideal base from which to explore what Hogsback has to offer. Go for a hike to one of the numerous waterfalls in the area or lose yourself in the labyrinth at The Edge. Alternatively enjoy a leisurely stroll through Ingrid’s beautiful and well-established garden, taking in the peace and tranquillity which makes Hogsback such a magical and mystical place.
Granny Mouse House, although renamed in 1998, is one of the oldest of Hogsback houses, originally built from wattle-and-daub as a private holiday home. It was later extended in all directions in an architecturally ‘interesting’ manner and became the private residence of a rather feisty old lady, probably not too unlike the present owner. ERF number 1, now known as Granny Mouse House, was the first piece of ground subdivided off the original Summerton farm and still borders the remnants of it. The Summerton brothers, both market gardeners from England, settled in Hogsback in the 1820’s, and both married loca