More than just a farm,
also a historical beacon
Enrich yourself with history, nature and nostalgia
Expect the peaceful tranquility of this unique farm life that will keep you company for the duration of your stay. Visit the historical buildings that depict the beauty and rich culture of Nieuwoudtville.
Get dusted of and sit back while you enjoy the peacefulness of Willemsrivier. With more than 30 rooms available for over 40 guests, this farm is the ideal destination for anyone that wants to visit the Hantam.
Willemsrivier comes into Kotzé’s ownership
In the early 1800’s, a widow by the name of Carstens and her four daughters lived on Willemsirvier. Two of which was twins. Behind the yard at the fountain, was four pines planted in a row which symbolised the four daughters..
The name Willemsrivier
The farm’s original name was at first “Kliprivier”, named after the river that passed the farm before it was changed to Willemsrivier. After the violent Khoi group murdered a San woman that took care of the cows for previous Kotzé generations that lived there, the farmers then decided to..
Round threshing floor, chaff cage and the rectangular enclosure
After the wheat was cut down with sickles and then bound into bundles, it is transported with a horse wagon to the threshing floor. After a while a cutting machine was used to cut the wheat and to bind the bundles. ..