Welcome to The Art House, a hidden gem nestled in lush gardens in the heart of Victoria Falls town. If you’re looking for a private and comfortable self-catering experience for groups of friends and families, this charming family home is the perfect choice. Adorned with stunning paintings by renowned African artists, The Art House creates a splendid entertainment and relaxation space.
Meet Sara, the owner and host, who resides in a cottage on the property, where she manages her travel booking agency and interior design business. Having spent many years living in ‘The Falls,’ Sara witnessed how challenging it was for travellers to find a peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle of busy lodges and hotels. This realisation led her to transform her family abode into a self-catering haven for tourists from around the world to enjoy.
‘I want people to immerse themselves in the Victoria Falls experience, returning to a space where they can truly feel at home. A real connection between visitors and these wonderful surroundings is lost in commercial accommodation. We are here to bring out the magic that this wonderful destination has to offer,’ – Sara.
The Art House boasts four bedrooms, including one en-suite bathroom, a shared bathroom, an outdoor bath and shower and a guest toilet. Guests can relish in their own private swimming pool and have full access to a well-equipped kitchen. Enjoy the convenience of reliable Wi-Fi and daily housekeeping during your stay.
Exclusively available for whole-unit hire, The Art House guarantees peace, quiet, and a sense of exclusivity for guests. Accommodating up to 8 people, the house features modern amenities such as a BBQ and a large TV with Netflix, making it the perfect retreat. For those seeking the ultimate relaxation, a private chef can be organised!
Conveniently located in the serene residential suburbs of Victoria Falls, The Art House is within easy walking distance to the town centre and the magnificent waterfall. As a bonus, the owner is more than happy to assist in booking tours and activities at no extra cost, ensuring guests make the most of their time in the area. She can also arrange private functions and exclusive tours in the region.
Experience outdoor living at its finest, unwind in the private pool, and relax with an outdoor bath beneath the African stars. Pet lovers rejoice, as The Art House is a pet-friendly home, allowing guests to bring their furry companions along for the adventure!
With Victoria Falls just a stone’s throw away, guests can explore one of the Seven Wonders of the World and indulge in a plethora of thrilling activities in the adventure capital of Africa. The knowledgeable hosts are eager to share local insights, offering recommendations on dining and entertainment options.
- Bungee Jumping: Take a leap of faith from the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge, plunging 111 metres into the Zambezi River gorge.
- White Water Rafting: Brave the wild rapids of the Zambezi River for an adrenaline-pumping rafting experience.
- Helicopter Flights: Soar above Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River for breathtaking aerial views of the cascading waterfall and surrounding landscapes.
- Canoe Safaris: Paddle down the gentle currents of the Zambezi River on a guided canoe safari, getting close to nature and wildlife.
- Elephant Experience: Embark on a unique adventure, interacting with majestic elephants and exploring the wilderness with them.
- Walking Safaris: Explore the Zambezi National Park on foot with experienced guides, encountering wildlife and enjoying nature up close.
- Horseback Safaris: Experience the African wilderness on horseback, riding through beautiful landscapes and observing wildlife in its natural habitat.
- Zip-line and Canopy Tours: Glide through the treetops on zip lines, getting a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest and its wildlife.
- Crocodile Cage Diving: For the brave souls, get up close and personal with crocodiles on a cage diving adventure in the crocodile-infested waters.
You won’t be short of entertainment with so many thrilling options at your disposal! Best of all, The Art House offers access to local knowledge:
‘My family are passionate adventure sport enthusiasts. We know every corner of this river and its gorges after rafting, kayaking, rappelling, and running alongside it for decades. If people are up for an exhilarating holiday, we can point them in the right direction,’ – Sara.
Victoria Falls offers an array of exhilarating activities that cater to various adventure levels, providing a perfect blend of natural beauty, adrenaline, and unforgettable moments. The Art House invites you to immerse yourself in the beauty and serenity of Victoria Falls, where art, nature, and relaxation blend harmoniously for an unforgettable and exciting stay.
Article by Ben Norton.