How it all started

The first talk of creating some kind of tourist destination on our property in Stutterheim, started in our cramped little 1 room flat in England. What started off as a wild idea then, quickly became possible when I arrived back home in South Africa. I found that Charles Claasen who I once worked for at […]

What is Eco-friendly about the Shire?

The Shire Eco Lodge was inspired by the desire to create a space truly unique through combining innovative design with a magnificent setting.┬áStriving towards an environmentally aware form of accommodation, many design and building decisions were made with this goal in mind. The extraordinary chalets were designed to value some of the philosophies of organic […]