The lodge and surrounding areas are blessed with spectacular scenery and stunning views.
It also offers access to rare and endangered wildlife sightings and some of the most unique vegetation in the country.
Mount Anderson Reserve, an exclusive and unique mountain retreat is set on 7 300 hectares (20 000 acres) of the dramatic landscape. Situated in the mountains above Mashishing (Lydenburg) in Mpumalanga, it's an ideal getaway for those seeking refuge from the rigours of everyday city life. It also offers the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind in one of South Africa’s most exquisite and private nature reserves.The lodge and surrounding areas are blessed with spectacular scenery and stunning views. It also offers access to rare and endangered wildlife sightings and some of the unique vegetation in the country. Prospectors would pan for gold in the surrounding mountains and streams. Mount Anderson is steeped in history with this regard. Not far away the largest gold nugget ever found in the area was discovered. Golden Cottage, the reserve’s luxury lodge, was painstakingly crafted from hand-hewn rose shale and features graceful rooms with tall ceilings and airy windows. Situated in a secluded valley, overlooking crystalline trout ponds, the cottage comfortably accommodates 12 guests in 3 luxury twin room and 2 triple family rooms. The ranch-style homestead is situated in the Krantzkloof valley on Mount Anderson. It is totally secluded and very luxuriously furnished. The Golden Cottage guests who have exclusive use of the house as well as a team of competent staff on hand to attend to their every need. The rambling colonial-style farmhouse is more luxury home than the hotel. Accommodation comprises luxury rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. In addition, there are two elegant, spacious lounges, a dining room, fully equipped snooker room and a terrace overlooking the tiered trout pond. The vista is spectacular, especially at sunset.